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The Best Eggs Benedict in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / February 12, 2016

Eggs Benedict TorontoThe best Eggs Benedict in Toronto are a pleasure to dig into, guaranteed to be oozing with golden yolks, and doused in luscious buttery hollandaise. While the iconic recipe calls for a base of English muffins and peameal bacon, this list showcases compelling variations made with smoked meats, fish or veggies and served on top of brioche, cornbread, or even meatloaf

Here are the best Eggs Benedict in Toronto.

See also: The top 50 brunch restaurants in Toronto

Lady Marmalade

Lady Marmalade

This Leslieville brunch spot is home to a range of signature bennies ($13-$15.50) topped with choices like pulled pork, brie, avocado, and bacon. There's also a build-your-own-Benny option starting at $10 for a plain benny with add-ons like spinach, roasted tomatoes, avocado, bacon or ham on offer for $1.50 to $2.50 each. More »

Emma's Country Kitchen

Emma's Country Kitchen

The namesake Benny ($13) at this St. Clair kitchen starts with a fluffy buttermilk biscuit topped with peameal bacon and poached eggs then smothered in a silky mousselline sauce. Even the side of griddled red skin potatoes is well worthwhile. More »

Barque Smokehouse

Barque Smokehouse

The Barque Benedict ($14) at this smokehouse on Roncesvalles features a choice of 12-hour brisket, pulled pork or house-smoked salmon on cornbread with poached eggs and a BBQ sauce-infused hollandaise. A side of potato hash or salad will ensure you leave thoroughly stuffed. More »

Farmhouse Tavern

Farmhouse Tavern

The chalkboard menu is always changing at this brunch destination in The Junction Triangle. Recent menu features have included Bennys ($14) made with kale or gravlax and doused with delicious house-made hollandaise. More »

Fanny Chadwick's

Fanny Chadwick's

The build-your-own-Benny option at this Dupont eatery features a choice of house-made English muffin, multigrain or sourdough toast to start ($9.50), loaded up with farm fresh eggs and a beer-laced hollandaise sauce. Add-ons include wilted greens (+$2), baked white beans (+$2), and meaty features like bacon (+$2.50), sausage (+$5), smoked beef brisket (+$3.50) and more. More »

The Saint

The Saint

The duck egg St. Benedict ($14) at this upscale tavern on Ossington features smoked ham layered onto a buttermilk biscuit topped with perfectly poached eggs smothered with Bernaise sauce and served with a side of Lyonnaise potatoes. More »

Hollandaise Diner

Hollandaise Diner

This diner on the Danforth is a shrine to Eggs Benny. The menu offers a build-your-own option as well as signature takes featuring hollandaise and poached eggs over things like meatloaf, croque madam sandwiches, and baked polenta with cajun peppers. Prices range from $10.62 to $11.95. More »

Lisa Marie

Lisa Marie

The Bacon Explosion Benedict ($17) at this West Queen West eatery features two smoked bacon patties topped with poached eggs on brioche bread with a hollandaise sauce that boasts a spicy kick. On the side, you get a choice of mixed greens, duck fat home fries or the house signature pad thai fries. More »

Le Neuf Cafe

Le Neuf Cafe

This Parisian-style cafe situated on Clarence Square does four different versions of its Benedicto ($11.90-$12.90). Built on an English muffin or brioche choose from combinations of sauteed spinach, smoked salmon, roasted portobello mushrooms or prosciutto with basil and tomato also doused in hollandaise. More »

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