Five restaurants in Toronto you might not know are for sale

OMG Real Estate is the biggest commercial real estate agency for restaurateurs in Toronto. In this new recurring feature, we highlight five buzz-worthy locations OMG thinks are tremendous opportunities for the right operator. This weeks top five:

1. Southern Accent, 839 College Street

Since 1984, Southern Accent has been bringing “Cajun, Creole and Soul” to Toronto as the most authentic New Orleans dining experience in the city. Recently relocated to the trendy College and Ossington intersection, Southern Accent has spent three decades perfecting N’awlins favourites such as Gumbo, Jambalaya, Blackened Chicken, Pecan Pie and the best Bread Puddin’ in the city, making the restaurant the “go-to” for Louisiana Cookin’ in Canada’s largest city. So after 36 years, owner Frances Wood & her operating partner Thessavan Maniceavasakan, have decided that it is time to retire. Training will be provided to ensure a seamless transition for this well-respected brand.

2. Levetto, 382 Spadina Avenue

On the most vibrant strip of Chinatown, this cozy dining room is set up for grab-and-go or full dine-in service. This newly renovated space is fully-equiped and lends itself to any concept or cuisine. Fully built from the ground up, it has everything you need to get started on your next hospitality venture.

3. The Westerly, 413 Roncesvalles Avenue

This local bistro is a Roncesvalles gem and has been a neighbourhood favourite for years. It offers a charming, warm and friendly ambience. Perfect for a variety of concepts or cuisines. In addition to the main restaurant there is a large private dining room for dinners or cocktail parties. After a long run of catering to its loyal patrons the owner of this establishment is moving on to another opportunity. With tons of development in the immediate area this is the perfect time to take over this amazing space and reap the benefits of what this ever-evolving neighbourhood has to offer.

4. Mezu, 1375 Dundas Street West

Beautiful corner restaurant on the liveliest part of Dundas Street West. Wrap around windows that open up right onto the street and one the best patios in the neighbourhood. All new everything, recently renovated with an open concept kitchen this space really has it all. A chef’s dream. Surrounded by some of the cities best restaurants, bars and venues – This is a must see!

5. AMA, 930 Queen Street West

The owners of this wildly popular Argentinian supper club have outgrown their space and are looking for a larger location. Located on Queen Street West, steps from Trinity Bellwoods, this room offers the best of what this vibrant neighbourhood has to offer—come by on a Friday or Saturday night and see for yourself how lively the room is (and taste how delicious the food is).

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