About Us

Chez TABAC was founded in 1998 by Marty Spring, on North Avenue Road in Toronto, Ontario Canada as a “safe haven” for “lovers of the leaf.”

The mission was to provide a relaxing environment where consumers of fine cigars, pipes & tobaccos could come to enjoy a wide international selection of premium tobacco mixtures and fine cigars in a setting that was conducive for networking and meeting fellow “hobbyist smokers” from a wide variety of demographic, occupational and philosophical backgrounds.

The original shop sported an inviting and beautifully decorated indoor cabana style smoking room and lounge when such a concept was permitted under legal statute, however with the wave of all the rampant non smoking legislation that seems to have “hit the fan” during the past few years almost universally, such “sanctuaries” seem to be becoming less & less a possibility, especially here in Ontario under its’ highly restrictive tobacco legislation.

The current shop is still however very inviting. Both Marty and Zahra make you feel welcome and are extremely well versed in their product knowledge of the wide selection of cigars and tobaccos that the shop carries. There is a great outdoor heated patio in front of the shop which comfortably seats 8-10 friends wanting to sharing an afternoon or evening smoke together.

When you come in as a customer, you will always leave as a friend.

Come taste the experience!