Front Street Foods comes to Union Station

As part of the Union Station Summer experience, Front Street Foods, an artisanal food market brought to you by Toronto Market Co. will be outside of Canada’s busiest transportation hub in the newly revitalized Union Station plaza.

The open-air food market will take place for eight weeks, from July 6 to August 30, and the first of its kind to come to Toronto. The European inspired market has outdoor seating, making Union Station a place for the community to come together.

The market is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on weekends, Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Front Street Foods highlights the range of diverse foods available in the City of Toronto.

A licensed bar, featuring Corona, Stella Artois, Goose Island, Shock Top and wines, will be open Wednesday through Saturday.

Along with showcasing Toronto’s best chefs and food entrepreneurs, the market will also feature live music Monday to Friday from 12-1 p.m., a fresh flower market by Tonic Blooms on Tuesdays, Farmers’ Market Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and culinary demonstrations on Saturdays. Sundays will celebrate family fun, with an offering of different music, face painting, food decorating and kids activities.

Vendors include:

Bacon Nation

One of Toronto’s most popular food trucks offers bacon-centric items such as BLTs, Burgers and Bacon Salads.

Caplansky’s (Coming August 3)

Caplansky’s buy College Street deli is known for keeping authentic Jewish foods and traditions alive, bringing the Toronto community a selection of house cured, smoked and hand-sliced briskets.

Cava Sur

A vast gastronomic range of the Iberian Peninsula brings small plates and big flavours to the streets this summer. Cava Sur was ranked in Post City Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2015.

ChocoSol (coming August 17)

Artisan chocolate is made in Toronto, using organic, forest garden share-grown cacao, sourced directly from Indigenous communities in Southern Mexico. ChocoSol specializes in eating chocolate and drinking chocolate, known as xoclatl.


Liquid Nitrogen Gelato and Sorbet is a treat for all five senses. You see the colour, smell the aromas, feel the texture, taste the flavor, and savour the experience.

Fred’s Bread

Created with 100 per cent natural ingredients, unbleached, organic flours and free of preservatives, characterized by its thick, crisp crust, and great depth of flavour.

Fresh Off the Boat

Asian-inspired seafood sandwich joint, originally located on Queen Street West, includes non-traditional items such as soft shell crab sandwiches, catfish-banh-mi’s and some of the city’s best lobster rolls.

Greenhouse Juice Co.

This Toronto-based company makes raw, organic cold-presses juices, offering a simple, delicious way to integrate plant-based nutrition into a busy life.

Holy Chuck Burgers

Burgers are ground fresh, using quality aged beef to make a burger that won Holy Chuck best burger in Toronto 2014 by Joanne Kates and Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra.

HotBunzz Street Cuizine

Oven-baked brioche-style buns hand-stuffed with internationally inspired gourment recipes and served hot, fresh out of the oven.

Hula Girl Espresso

Starting Signature items includes Hula Girl’s famous butter coffee and crowbars – croissants with a chocolate bar baked in its centre.

Jamie’s Cracked Corn

The perfect salty and sweet snack, this popcorn is made in small batches in real kettles using a 200-year old technique.

Jedd’s Frozen Custard

A cold dessert similar to ice cream, except it’s smoother and creamier because it is made with eggs in addition to cream and sugar.

La Fiesta

Authentic flavours of Ecuadorian and Cuban food to the city with pulled pork sandwiches and empanadas are some of the items among their menu.

Little Fin

From the owners of The Chase and Collette Grand Café, Little Fin is Toronto’s newest gourmet seafood joint.

Melt (coming August 17)

Bringing together artisan cookies with rich unique ice cream flavours that marry together into a the perfect ice cream sandwich.

Mad Mexican

Best known for their collection of authentic, fresh and preservative-free tortialla chips, dips and sauces, bringing freshly made tacos to the market this summer.

Miche Bakery

Globally inspired doughnuts, all baked fresh daily.

Nisos Importing

All products are imported from Crete, Greece’s biggest Southern island, and three generations of producing extra virgin olive oil, organic olive oil and olive paste.

Pancho’s Bakery

Offering traditional and artisanal Mexican bread and pastries, specializing in churros.

Pekoe Kombucha Bar

Serving up organic bubbly kombucha on draught and bottles.

Small Batch Co.

100 per cent natural granola, free of any wheat, refined sugars, additives or preservatives.

Station Cold Brew Coffee Co.

Coffee is made by infusing coffee beans in cold water for 18 hours and then brewing them in small batches to guarantee consistency and quality.

The Mighty Cob

Have your corn on the cob or in a cup, complete with spices and sauces that will elevate your taste buds.

Toben Food by Design

Enjoy an Italian BBQ fusion menu from Toben Kochman, with over 19 years experience working in restaurants throughout Toronto and Paris, France.

Uncle Tetsu

This famous cheesecake has been made by hand for 25 years, and uses carefully selected ingredients in precise quantities to produce a finished product that tastes pure and natural.

Uncle Tetsu Match Café (coming August 17)

Serving items like the popular matcha madeline with red bean paste.

Yolo TO

Updating classic comfort foods using diverse ingredients in new formats, such as kimchi grilled cheese and lobster corn-dogs.

Wanna Banana

Our favourite sunshine-yellow fruit to create a line-up of healthier-to-eat, smooth-textured sensational snacks packed full of real banana.