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The Best Pancakes in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / February 26, 2016

pancakes torontoThe best pancakes in Toronto are a perfect weekend pick-me-up and a welcome hangover cure. Whether classic buttermilk or blueberry-studded, compote-clad or dressed in maple syrup, there's just something comforting about a big ol' stack of flapjacks.

These are the best pancakes in Toronto.

Mildred's Temple

Mildred's Temple

This Liberty Village brunch spot is home to “Mrs. Biederhof’s Legendary Light & Fluffy Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes,” a dish that definitely lives up to its name. Served with maple syrup and whipped cream, these pancakes are incredibly decadent with a $16 price tag to match. More »

Aunties and Uncles

Aunties and Uncles

These pancakes are easy to love and easy on the wallet. The ever-popular brunch spot on Lippincott serves its thick and fluffy banana-studded oatmeal pancakes ($8) sprinkled with sugar and served with fresh fruit and maple syrup. More »

Old School

Old School

This diner on Dundas West offers an all-day menu featuring buttermilk flapjacks ($9), blueberry pancakes ($11) paired with candied bacon, as well as stacks of flapjacks paired with cinnamon crunch bananas, peanut butter sauce and whipped vanilla cream ($13). More »

Thompson Diner

Thompson Diner

This Thompson Diner is a reliable source for breakfast food 24 hours a day. Buttermilk pancakes are served three at a time with a choice of bananas, blueberries or chocolate chips for $12.45. More »

Portland Variety

Portland Variety

Lemon ricotta pancakes ($15) can be had hot off the griddle at this King West restaurant. The shortstack of zesty pancakes is served with blueberry compote and cream cheese mousse. More »

Mitzi's Cafe

Mitzi's Cafe

The classic oatmeal buttermilk pancakes ($14) are the basis for seasonal variations at this Roncevalles brunch spot. The blackboard menu changes week to week, but recent features included toppings like whipped cream with blueberry syrup, and another with lemon sour cream and blackberry drizzle. More »

The Good Fork

The Good Fork

The Bloor West Village diner gets creative with their pancakes. On the menu you'll find red velvet pancakes ($13.50) with cream cheese frosting, Cabin Fever pancakes ($13.75) topped with granola and wild blueberries, and Fancy Pants pancakes ($14.50) dressed with candied oranges, ricotta, caramelized apples and toasted pistachios. More »

Swan by Rose & Sons

Swan by Rose & Sons

The Red Fife short stack ($12) at this West Queen West eatery from Anthony Rose arrives to the table doused in maple syrup, sprinkled with icing sugar and topped with a dollop of creme fraiche and wild blueberries. More »

Emma's Country Kitchen

Emma's Country Kitchen

This popular St. Clair brunch spot is home to light and fluffy, wild blueberry and buttermilk pancakes ($12). Have them topped with whipped lemon ricotta and fresh blueberry garnish and real maple syrup on the side. More »

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