It should go without saying that any and all restaurants that got off the ground (or managed to keep their doors open) while navigating the pandemic are nothing short of heroic. And while 2021 has been another different year for the restaurant industry, full of makeshift rules and fluid regulations, it at least did see some patrons able to dine indoors coast to coast to coast. While chefs and mixologists may not have had the opportunity to work their full arsenal of creative culinary wizardry, these restaurants also managed to come up with offerings that are innovative, memorable, and simply fire. Without further ado, here are our picks for the 30 best new Canadian restaurants of 2021.