The Best French Toast in Toronto
The best French toast in Toronto is a staple on brunch menus citywide, appealing to sweet tooths looking to satisfy morning cravings with eggy bread and our most prized and essential local commodity, maple syrup. This is a breakfast dish so classic, it's no wonder that kitchens like to get inventive with combinations of fruit, candies, creams, and even duck confit.
Here is the best French toast in Toronto.
At this Leslieville brunch venue, the French toast ($11.50) is baked in the style of bread pudding and served up with maple syrup and berry coulis. Savoury this is not, but if you like your breakfast sweet, this is the ticket. More »
This Liberty Village bakery and cafe rolls slabs of egg soaked bread in Rice Krispies for extra breakfast-y crunch. French toast ($13) is served with orange marmalade and a dusting of confection sugar. More »
This ultra popular week-round brunch destination near Bathurst and College can tame morning (er, midday) hunger pangs, provided you can withstand the queue. While the breakfast pockets tend to get all the glory, the cinnamon French toast ($7.50) is a pretty sweet deal. More »
Homestyle French toast ($13) at this casual St Clair spot starts with white bread studded with blueberries, soaked in custard and then griddle-fried. Making it even more decedent, the whole thing is topped with maple, whipped cream, and served with sides of whipped honey, butter and syrup. More »
Tucked away on Tecumseth, this haven for carnivores tops its challah French toast ($13) with a delectable combination of savoury duck confit and sweet cranberry mostarda, whipped creme fraiche and maple. More »
In Hillcrest Village, this French bakery makes its namesake dish ($7.95) with thick slabs of bread soaked in creme anglaise, browned golden in butter and then dressed with berry coulis and fresh fruit on the side. More »
This King East spot celebrates breakfast all day with eggy fried bread ($12) doused with maple syrup, and loaded up with caramelized bananas and chantily cream. More »
This Koreatown spot excels at brunch-time comfort foods like the satisfyingly sweet, chocolate chip banana bread French toast ($11) loaded up with caramelized bananas and deep-coloured caramel. More »
This Queen East bakery-cafe is a perpetually busy brunch spot that's favourited for generous plates of baked French toast ($9.50) with sides of fresh fruit and maple syrup. Sometimes simple is best. More »
The menu at this Junction brunch spot has been known to include thick-sliced French toast ($12) smothered with bananas or seasonal fruit compotes. A dollop of whipped cream on top and some maple syrup for supplementary sweetness finishes it off. More »
Located on Ossington this tavern upgrades familiar brunch favourites. The French toast ($14) has got a little snap, crackle and pop and is dressed up with Nutella mousse and fruit compote. More »