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The Best Brunch in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / September 23, 2016

best brunch torontoThe best brunch in Toronto is the perfect way to treat yourself on the weekend. Whether you're celebrating with mimosas and maple syrup-drenched pancakes or curing a hangover with egg-topped poutine, burgers, or biscuits and gravy, there's no shortage of fantastic spots to choose from in this city.

Here are the best brunch restaurants in Toronto.

Lady Marmalade

Lady Marmalade

This sunny Leslieville spot offers an eclectic menu stocked with breakfast poutine, huevos rancheritos and build-you-own Bennies. Expect to queue up because it's no secret that this place is great. More »

Emma's Country Kitchen

Emma's Country Kitchen

This charming St. Clair West bakery and cafe draws larges crowds for its popular, scratch-made menu featuring everything from freshly baked breads and donuts to house-cured bacon and hand-formed sausage patties. More »

Aunties & Uncles

Aunties & Uncles

This lovely little brunch spot tucked away on a residential street just north of College attracts lineups every weekend with a delicious and affordable menu of breakfast pockets, egg-topped tacos and a daily breakfast burgers. More »

Maha's Restaurant

Maha's Restaurant

Egyptian brunch on the east side is a very good reason to get out of bed. Favourites on the menu include eggs with foole, basturma scrambles and falafels with soft egg centres. Should you find yourself in line for a table, do yourself a favour and order a honey-cardamom latte while you wait. More »

Le Petit Dejeuner

Le Petit Dejeuner

Belgian-Canadian comfort food is the speciality at this popular destination on King East. On weekends, look forward to Liege-style waffles, Croque Madame sandwiches, crepes and omelettes. More »

Bonjour Brioche

Bonjour Brioche

This French bakery on Queen East lures in the locals with the seductive scent of freshly baked baguettes. Croque Madame sandwiches, baked French toast and Provencale omelettes are among the menu staples, while the selection of tarts and quiches changes daily. More »

The Stockyards

The Stockyards

Bring your appetite to Sunday brunch at this smokehouse and larder on St. Clair West. Everything on the menu is tempting, but standouts include the brisket tostadas, crispy fried chicken with golden waffles, and house-baked biscuits smothered in sage sausage gravy. More »

Mildred's Temple Kitchen

Mildred's Temple Kitchen

Find this upscale option in Liberty Village serving brunch all week long. This is a lavish place for those times when you want to splurge. Start with mimosas and baskets of biscuits before indulging in fluffy blueberry pancakes, big brunch skillets and savoury tarts. More »

Saving Grace

Saving Grace

This Dundas West gem offers an ever-evolving lineup of sweet and savoury brunchtime staples. Look forward to chalkboard specials featuring seasonally inspired pancakes and waffles along with an array of eggy standards and sandwiches. More »

Rose and Sons

Rose and Sons

Locations on Dupont and on Queen West serve up elevated takes on short order favourites. Choose from hangover-helping selections like the patty melt with bacon and eggs, bagels and lox, fried chicken with grits and three-egg breakfasts with schmaltz hash. More »

School

School

Find this overachiever in Liberty Village dishing out brunchtime classics that'll exceed expectations. There's cheesy bacon French toast, buttermilk fried chicken and waffles, towering stacks of flapjacks and deep-fried PB&J sandwiches on the menu. More »

La Cubana

La Cubana

Chorizo empanadas with poached eggs, chorizo hash, chimichurri steak and eggs and French toast topped with dulce de leche and bananas are just a few of the very good reasons to visit this Roncevalles destination on the weekends Rice, beans, tostones and slaw with almost every meal practically guarantee that no one leaves hungry. More »

Beast

Beast

Maple bacon doughnuts and buttermilk biscuits with gravy are among the drool-worthy ways to kick off brunch at this restaurant on Tecumseth Street. For the main event, find crispy pork hocks with eggs, huevos rancheros and breakfast sandwiches piled with peameal, cheddar, Thousand Island dressing, iceberg lettuce and a fried egg. More »

Mitzi's

Mitzi's

Weekly menus offer creative takes on pancakes, poached eggs, scrambles, omelettes and French toast at this brunch spot on Sorauren. A good sample menu might feature scrambled eggs with sweet potato, carrot and squash curry, as well as an omelette stuffed with shaved turkey, fennel and Brie. More »

White Brick Kitchen

White Brick Kitchen

Brunch is served on Sundays at this restaurant in Koreatown and stars banana bread French toast smothered in caramel sauce, and Bennies crafted on house-made English muffins with sage sausage, poached eggs and brown butter hollandaise. More »

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