The Best Huevos Rancheros in Toronto
The best huevos rancheros in Toronto is an alternative to the pancake and benny-saturated menu options that dominate the city's brunch landscape. The Mexican breakfast standard has a number of merits: not only will it satisfy hunger pangs with its hearty base of eggs and refried beans, but it also has this power to simultaneously wake-up taste buds and tame hangovers thanks the delicious combination of spicy salsa, creamy guacamole and salty queso.
Here are the best huevos rancheros in Toronto.
Easy calls their eggs Huevos Divorciados ($14), which translates to an over-packed plate with two sunny side up eggs over a corn tortilla with salsas, re-fried black beans and guacamole. On the side comes a toasted baguette with ancho jam plus a choice of salad or home fries. Available at both the College and Queen St. locations. More »
While it only opens up at noon, this Dupont restaurant makes a mean huevos rancheros ($14) that is best enjoyed with a Cardini cocktail, a dill and cucumber infused twist on the classic Caesar. Here the hearty dish features three eggs, two types of chorizo (Spanish and Mexican), rice, beans, flour tortillas and queso. More »
Brunch at Scott Vivian's Tecumseth Street restaurant runs from Friday to Sunday weekly. On the morning menu you'll find huevos rancheros ($13) comprised of two sunny side up eggs over crisped corn tortillas with Mexican-style chorizo, bean salad, avocado puree, tomato-red chile sauce, sheep’s milk feta and a heaping of house potatoes on the side. More »
In The Distillery District, this stunning Mexican restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating. The brunch menu opens with huevos rancheros ($14) consisting of three fried eggs over a corn tortilla with salsa roja, black bean puree and guac. Other variations include the huevos Mexicana ($14) done with scrambled eggs and tortilla chips, and, the huevos placero ($16) made with the additions of chorizo, mole sauce and fresh cheese. More »
On Shaw at Dupont, this retro diner does brunch that includes an attractive plate of huevos rancheros ($12) stacked with fried eggs on a grilled tortilla with spicy red beans, cheddar, guacamole, sour cream and fried tortilla sticks to garnish. More »
A spot for great value, this Kensington Market cantina does a full menu of Mexican breakfast standards including huevos rancheros priced at just $7. Here fried eggs are served over corn tortillas and doused in spicy salsa verde. Frijoles and pico de gallo are supplied generously on the side. More »
This popular brunch destination on Roncesvalles serves up its ultra-filling huevos rancheros ($11) on platters loaded with a pair of farm-fresh eggs with black beans, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa fresca with fresh corn tortillas. More »
Priding itself on its all organic menu, this cafe in The Junction is a favourite for serving its huevos rancheros ($13) until 5pm daily. Here the dish is composed of a duo of baked sunny side up eggs served on a Canadian corn tortilla with raw lactose-free cheddar, sweet potato mash, pico de gallo, avocado and a dollop of sour cream to finish. More »
Insomnia's huevos rancheros ($12) come with two fluffy eggs, soft tortillas, refried beans, salsa, monterey jack cheese and avocado. Mixed greens and homefries on the side complete the dish, and there's the option to substitute egg whites for $1. Healthy! More »
The cute Cabbagetown cafe opens for brunch at 8am, making it an early bird's best bet for delicious huevos rancheros ($11.50), featuring two eggs, salsa, corn tortilla, refried beans, rice and sliced avocado. Vegans can even opt for tofu instead of eggs for just $1 more. More »
The compact Bloordale diner offers huevos rancheros ($9) with all the essentials. The plate sees two fried eggs on top refried black bean-slathered corn tortillas and surrounded by piles of gaucamole, shredded cheddar and pico de gallo. Homefries and fruit on the side make it an especially satsfying start. More »