We like to keep things Fresh

Since 1999, Fresh Kitchen + Juice Bar has been a Toronto staple for modern, plant-based food. What started as a juice bar on Queen West in 1991 by our founder, Ruth Tal, has turned into a restaurant company that has branched across the Greater Toronto Area, capturing the hearts of people who want to eat with freshness in mind.

Our Food

For 20 years it’s been our mission to prove that a plant-based diet can be satisfying, energizing and craveable.

Jennifer Houston, our Executive Chef and a founding partner at Fresh, has created our craveable restaurant menus for over two decades. Our food is 100% vegan and made daily, in-house from original recipes, using whole, natural ingredients. Jennifer has co-written five Canadian best-selling cookbooks with Ruth, based on the menus from the past 25 years.

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Our Juice

Our freshly-squeezed juices are made to order and our shakes are as filling as they are tasty!

Fresh fruit and vegetable juices have natural healing properties and work as nutritional building blocks to bring you closer to better health and well-being than you’ve ever been before.

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Our Values


Did you know eating plant-based is one of the best things you can do for the environment? At Fresh, we are committed to creating dishes and drinks that are sustainable – both in sourcing and limiting food waste. Learn more about our sustainability initiatives here.


We are committed to empowering our teams to be their true, authentic selves and are champions of creating diverse, equitable and inclusive restaurants that everyone can enjoy.

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

As a female-led company, we aim to support other female entrepreneurs wherever possible. For example, our dessert items are sourced from Sweets From the Earth – a female-founded and led company.


Our goal has always been to inspire all people - omnivores, flexitarians, vegetarians and vegans - to try healthy, delicious, plant-based food. We want to be the place where everyone feels welcome and united by their love for our food and juice.

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