From the people that brought Toronto the somewhat controversial Poop Cafe, comes the city’s first unicorn-themed restaurant.
Whimsical and explosively colourful, Toronto’s Unicorn Cafe is no joke.
Owners Lien Nguyen and her husband Daniel Molnar, opened the Poop Cafe in 2016. They wanted to bring a dessert cafe to Toronto that was inspired by Nguyen’s travels in Taiwan and Vietnam, where she dined at many poop emoji-themed spots. Located in the Annex, the new cafe from the husband and wife team is serving up a more complex menu than its dessert-only sister restaurant.
The menu at Unicorn Cafe has an assortment of Unicorn-themed dishes, including several popular unicorn desserts from the Poop Cafe.
But this spot also has a full-fledged dinner and lunch menu with dishes like the Unicorn Bento Box, ginormous french fries and magic flying noodles. Their desserts are also super indulgent; the bubblegum milkshake is topped with a glazed donut and a cloud of blue cotton candy, while the unicorn-shaped waffles are just as adorable as they are sweet.
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The decor is obvious, but adorable. Small pink, blue and purple row houses make for private seating areas and the walls are dusted in a sparkly confetti with images of cartoon unicorns prancing around on cotton candy clouds. The back area has a less private dining area with plush couches.
Guests are also invited to don a unicorn onesie upon being seated. There are a collection of multicolour, fleece onesies to choose from, all sporting that classic unicorn horn.
Check out this magical spot at 561 Bloor St. West, open everyday until 10 p.m.