The Best Pancakes in Toronto
The best pancakes in Toronto are a perfect weekend pick-me-up and welcome hangover cure. Whether classic buttermilk or compote-clad, there's just something comforting about a big 'ol stack of flapjacks.
These are the best pancakes in Toronto.
See also: The Best French Toast in Toronto
Who is this Mrs. Biederhof, and why does she make such good pancakes? 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 $16 price tag to match. More »
You'll flip for the ever changing pancake specials advertised on the board at this Dundas West brunch spot. Recent daily features have included ginger molasses pancakes with plums and pecans, dark chocolate chip and raspberry pancakes, and coconut pancakes with bananas and hazelnut pralines. Prices hover around the $10 mark. More »
The classic oatmeal buttermilk pancakes ($14) are the basis for seasonal variations that have been known to include toppings like whipped strawberry cream cheese and graham cracker crumble, bananas and Nutella drizzle, or custard and berries. The flavours at this Roncesvalles Village cafe might change from one day to the next, but a plate packed with home fries and fresh fruit always a reliable pick. More »
Hot off the griddle, pancakes are a hit with weekend brunch crowds at this King West cafe. Zesty, lemon ricotta pancakes ($14) here come paired with cream cheese mousse and mixed berries More »
Soft, fluffy, and slathered with maple butter, the crave-worthy pancakes ($12) at this cozy British pub house on Elm St. keep it simple. This classic short stack proves that perfectly fried, lightly browned flapjacks need not be accompanied by any fancy adornments. More »
This Liberty Village brunch spot gets an A+ when it comes to the art of pancake making. Stacks of classic buttermilk pancakes ($13) come with brown sugar butter and maple syrup, while the Black N' Blue flapjacks ($16) are smothered in blackberry and blueberry sauce with whipped cream and maple syrup filling out the plate. More »
Baked in a cast iron pan, the thick buttermilk pancakes ($12) at this Annex eatery boast a crispy browned exterior that yield to a light fluffy centre. Maple syrup and raspberry compote are supplied on the side and accompanied by a fruit salad. More »
This popular St. Clair brunch spot is home to cinnamon bun pancakes ($11), a stack of light and fluffy buttermilk flapjacks swirled with brown sugar and cinnamon then griddled until golden brown and drizzled with a vanilla bean glaze. Real maple syrup and whipped brown butter only sweeten the deal. More »
Satisfy cravings for hot cakes at this laid back brunch spot on Gerrard where massive buckwheat pancakes ($11) are jazzed up with maple thyme butter and a dollop of orange blossom scented ricotta. More »
This 24-hour diner on Dundas West has options whether you like you pancakes savoury or sweet. The all-day menu offers stacks of buttermilk flapjacks ($9), blueberry pancakes ($11) paired with candied bacon, as well as savoury bacon and brie hotcakes ($17) served with whipped vanilla butter and maple syrup. More »
Pancakes laced with bacon, bananas or blueberries baked right into the batter are a favourite from this casual brunch destination in The Junction. Slather on a little whipped butter and douse ‘em with maple syrup and you’re good to go. More »
The Fat Daddy pancake skillet ($10) is a single, plate-sized flapjack that's thick and fluffy by crispy around its perimeter. Served with sterling butter and fruit compote, the whole thing is sprinkled with confectioners sugar, then finished with a generous glob of butter and maple syrup. More »