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The Best Splurge Brunch in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 1, 2015

best brunch torontoThe best splurge brunch in Toronto goes above and beyond basic bacon and eggs making it more than worthwhile to indulge on occasion. These minted menus boast seafoods, foie gras, truffles and so much hollandaise. Don't skimp on the sparkling cocktails either - you're best to be adequately day drunk when the cheque arrives.

Here are the best restaurants for a splurge brunch in Toronto.

See also: The top 50 brunch restaurants in Toronto

Farmhouse Tavern

Farmhouse Tavern

Pancakes and bennies on the brunch menu at this Junction Triangle restaurant aren't all that bad on pocketbooks, unless of course you take them up on the offer to introduce a slab of foie gras to any plate (+$16). Why stop there when you can go all out with a round of mimosas too? More »

Mildred's Temple Kitchen

Mildred's Temple Kitchen

Start with fresh baked scones and premium Caesars at this popular brunch destination in Liberty Village. The menu bills selections like fluffy blueberry pancakes and poached eggs smothered in bearnaise sauce on croissants. More »

Beast

Beast

Brunch is served Friday through Sunday at Chef Scott Vivian's meat-centric restaurant on Tecumseth. The menu will indulge any craving with options like doughnuts, crab cake Egg Benedicts, and challah French toast paired with duck confit. More »

Origin

Origin

Splash out on an extravagant mid-morning meal at either location of Origin (on King East or at Bayview Village) where you'll find short rib hash advertised alongside honey-glazed back bacon Eggs Benedict. It might be the priciest spot on this list, but tempting add-ons like devilled eggs and truffle fries are worth it. More »

Portland Variety

Portland Variety

Cocktails or spiked coffees are a smart way to start when brunching at this Spanish-influenced restaurant on King West. Far from your average greasy spoon breakfast, expect deluxe editions of bacon and eggs like patatas bravas specked with wild boar pancetta lardons. More »

Patria

Patria

Tapas-style brunch is the specialty served by this Spanish restaurant on King West. Look forward to shareable selections of charcuterie and cheese, plus tortilla de patates studded with spinach and Serrano ham. More »

Geraldine

Geraldine

The brunch menu at this charming Parkdale dining room excels at upmarket fare like grilled toast topped with a choice of foie gras torchon or caviar. Eggs Benedicts here can be built with crispy oyster and good ol' steak n' eggs are reinterpreted in the form of steak tartare with a sunny fried egg. More »

Bar Buca

Bar Buca

Served weekends from 10am to 4pm, brunch at Bar Buca entails house-made pastries, strong espressos and a seasonal assortment of plates like cannoli flavoured pancakes and deluxe fried egg dishes comprising burrata paired with freshly shaved truffles or bay scallops with crispy prosciutto. More »

Cluny

Cluny

For a splurge brunch in the Distillery District, grab a table at this Parisan bistro and boulangerie. The menu features first class three-egg omelettes, bourbon pecan pancakes, and baked oeuf en cocette. Don't skip dessert either, praline profiteroles totally qualify for any mid-morning occasion. More »

Discussion

9 Comments

KT / May 1, 2015 at 01:49 pm
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How is TOCA not on this list
Tim / May 1, 2015 at 02:24 pm
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Skin and Bones' brunch is fantastic!
chris / May 1, 2015 at 02:56 pm
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oh man... mimosas and duck confit french toast at Origin is a great way to make yourself poor on a saturday morning
Lesli / May 3, 2015 at 07:24 pm
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Also, the brunch at Gallery Grill in the Hart House is fantastic!
Soledad / May 13, 2015 at 11:50 am
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BrunchWorks Cafe should be on this list! Great food Amazing menu sweet staff
Paulina replying to a comment from KT / May 29, 2015 at 12:49 pm
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YES exactly my thoughts... TOCA is the ultimate brunch
Mallet Toe / May 30, 2015 at 02:58 pm
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Juliet / June 7, 2015 at 11:27 am
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How is Splendido not on this list? Huge miss. HUGE.
aAA / June 7, 2015 at 12:51 pm
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all pix looks unhealthy

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