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The Best All Day Breakfast in Toronto

The best all day breakfast in Toronto doesn't adhere to a strict cut-off that typically defines morning menus though for this list we're considering all day meaning places that serve breakfast up until at least 3pm daily. Want to eat scrambled eggs or pancakes on a Wednesday afternoon? No problem! Looking for late-night waffles? Try our list of the best late night breakfast or the best 24 hour restaurants instead.

Here is a list of the best all day breakfast in Toronto.

See also: The top 50 brunch restaurants in Toronto




Aunties and Uncles
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Aunties and Uncles

Long lines and slow table turn over on weekends makes weekday dining at this nook on Lippincott far superior than at "brunch". Breakfast served work days until 3pm offers the opportunity to enjoy your undeniably awesome breakfast pocket without the hungry onlookers silently wishing you'd hurry the f' up and best still, find the staff at their most relaxed but also most efficient.

Lady Marmalade
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Lady Marmalade

Breakfast served week-round at this Leslieville eatery features a roster of quintessential egg dishes and the customizable benedicts. Visiting on a weekday has its advantages too, not only will you find the pace and atmosphere more relaxed, but there’s exclusive Monday to Friday fare like the A.M. poutine built on baked hashbrowns with aged white cheddar and miso gravy or hollandaise.


Bonjour Brioche
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Bonjour Brioche

Breakfast at this Parisian-style bakery cafe on Queen East in Riverside is doable during all hours of operation. Offered 8am to 4pm everyday but Monday, this place is beloved for its ever changing menu featuring eggy favourites like quiches and omelettes du jour. Also not to be missed are the delicious array of sweet and savoury tarts.


Le Petit Dejeuner
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Le Petit Dejeuner

Located on King East, this family run business serves breakfast until 4pm daily specializing in Belgian-Canadian comfort foods. The menu is chock-full of easy favourites like delectable crepes, bennies, omelettes and Belgian waffles.


Easy Breakfast
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Easy Breakfast

Two locations specialize in breakfast and keep the eggs cracking all day long. Crowd pleasers include hearty plates of huevos divorciados ($14), along with breakfast burritos ($12.50) and toast soldiers ($12).

Emma's Country Kitchen
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Emma's Country Kitchen

All day breakfast available daily from 9am to 5pm is a perk of visiting this cozy spot on St. Clair week-round. While the menu changes daily, expect to find classic 2-egg breakfasts ($10), flapjacks ($11) and granola bowls ($4) ready to make the most important meal of the day, also the most delicious.



Mitzi's
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Mitzi's

Find breakfast standards and seasonal specials available anytime of day at this Sorauren cafe. House favourites include the ultimate breakfast sandwich ($10), the signature scramble ($10) and Hollandaise-doused egg bennies.

Starving Artist (St. Clair West)
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Starving Artist (St. Clair West)

Two locations are all about waffles, all day and everyday. Not to exclude those who prefer savoury to sweet, the menu offers unusual morning mash-ups like a benny ($11.50) over potato waffles and The Hitchhiker ($10) with cheesy scrambled eggs with caramelized bacon over mini waffles.


Sunset Grill (Beaches)
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Sunset Grill (Beaches)

With locations all across Ontario, the original outpost in The Beach(es) stands out as feeling less like a chain and more like a reliable neighbourhood diner. All-day breakfasts are made with love and include both greasy spoon standards (3-egg breakfasts, pancakes, et al) as well as health conscious selections like protein plates and yogurt granola parfaits.


BOOM Breakfast & Co. (Eglinton)
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BOOM Breakfast & Co. (Eglinton)

Breakfast being the specialty at this local chain of eateries amounts to well-tuned service and a solid selection omelettes, waffles and break’wiches. With few exceptions most plates come in at under $10, and with drip coffee offered in bottomless cups, it’s kind of a steal.


The Good Fork
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The Good Fork

Brunch at this Bloor West spot is not relegated to just weekends. Served 'til 4pm daily, the breakfast menu features staples like two-egg breakfasts, ($8-$12) omelettes ($10-$13) and bennies ($13-$14), not to mention some over-the-top sweet selections like red velvet pancakes ($12.50) with cream cheese frosting.

Karine's
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Karine's

Located inside the Village by the Grange, this food court vendor presumably caters to OCAD students in need of hearty affordable eats. The menu accommodates vegetarians and vegans with pancakes and waffles (starting at about $5 each), while meat-eaters can take comfort knowing that real bacon is on the menu too.



Gayley's Cafe
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Gayley's Cafe

Found on Dundas near Dufferin, this sun-soaked spot is home to reasonably priced, straightforward selections like bacon and eggs, and pancake breakfasts. While brunch on weekends can be anything but relaxing, weekdays are calmer and services is prompter.

Hello Darling
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Hello Darling

The blackboard menu at this cozy cafe on Lansdowne is always changing though pancakes and eggs are a sure thing. The menu is predominantly vegetarian though bacon or sausage can always be added on, look out for creative specials like shakshuka or scrambled egg tacos.


Figs
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Figs

Found just off Queen East at Parliament, this cheery breakfast spot leaves nothing for want. The menu covers the essentials including big English breakfasts, corned beef hash, waffles and bennies.

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