The Best Granola in Toronto is a wholesome snack and sensible breakfast option found at cafes, bakeries and pantries across the city. The crunchy clusters are good-to-go when baked into a bar, easy to nibble on dry, and when layered into a parfait, they even double as dessert.
Here is the best granola in Toronto.
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Mabel's Bakery (Roncesvalles)
Each of Mabel's downtown bakeries sells house-made granola in bags by weight. The all-organic mix of oats, seeds, honey and canola oil comes in two flavours, one that's super seedy and one that's studded with dried sweetened cranberries.
Situated on Roncesvalles, this cafe bakes its granola every Friday in house and offers it for quick grab and go in one pound bags for $7. The wholesome mix is packed full of oats, a variety of nuts, dried fruits, coconut and sweetened with maple and honey.
This reliable breakfast and brunch spot in the Junction offers a hearty mix of oats, quinoa, almonds and cranberries served with dollops of creamy Liberty yogurt for $7.50.
This well-known West Queen West outpost takes pride in elevating comfort foods. Here, even this old-fashioned staple goes gourmet in $10 bowls topped with yogurt, fresh fruit, wild flower honey and hemp seeds.
Nestled on sleepy Sorauren street, this daytime destination serves bowls of crunchy, homestyle granola topped with a choice of plain or vanilla yogurt and plenty of fresh fruit ($8).
This wheat-free takeaway counter in the PATH makes its granola with blend of gluten-free oats, figs, dates, flax, pecans, walnuts, pumpkins seeds, cardamom, nutmeg, maple syrup and a choice of fresh toppings ($6).
It turns out this Spadina and Richmond cafe excels at more than just cookies (who knew?). Local office workers and commuters praise the Fruit Salad Deluxe ($6.50) loaded with granola, yogurt and honey as a better balanced, breakfast alternative.
de Mello Palheta Coffee Roasters
This specialty coffee roaster located at Yonge and Eg bakes granola bars ($2.75) from scratch that are packed full of rolled oats, brown sugar, whole cranberries, almonds, honey and olive oil.
Grab bags of house roasted granola ($9/300g) to go from the pantry at this St. Clair West bakery cafe or stay for a bowl nutty oat clusters flavoured with honey, ginger and cinnamon, which is then layered with yogurt and fresh fruit. The hearty weekday breakfast is only $4 or have a bigger bowl at weekend brunch for $6.
The Yogi Granola at this West Queen West juice bar and healthy take-out shop sells for $16, but is rich with wholesome ingredients. The nutrient-packed bowls come filled with whole oats, sprouted buckwheat, pepitas, sunflower, chia, hemp and flax seeds, yogi berries, cranberries, raisins, dates and sweetened with maple and vanilla.
The Best Granola in Toronto