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The Best Waffles in Toronto

The best waffles in Toronto are what hungry brunchers across the city drag themselves out of bed for. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside with that signature grid of deep wells perfect for cradling fruit, syrup, whipped cream, and much much more, warm waffles are always a treat.

Here are the best waffles in Toronto.


Wafels & More
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Wafels & More

This Kensington shop does true Liege waffles, made just like they are in Belgium with pearl sugar. Sweet options include Speculoos flavours and ones topped with vanilla ice cream, and savoury choices are topped with ingredients like prosciutto.

Starving Artist (St. Clair West)
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Starving Artist (St. Clair West)

This waffle empire now has locations on Mount Pleasant, St. Clair West and College. Everything is done on their signature waffles here, whether they’re regular, mini, or potato, and pretty much everyone has had their benny waffles by now.


Thompson Diner
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Thompson Diner

On Wellington and attached to the Thompson Hotel, this diner similarly does way more than one type of waffle, and making chicken and waffles as well as fried chicken bennies on top of waffles.

Kupfert & Kim (Spadina)
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Kupfert & Kim (Spadina)

Everything is meatless, organic and healthy at this cafe with locations across Toronto. The signature K&K waffle is topped with organic blueberries, hemp seeds, and coconut cashew cream.


Cluck Clucks
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Cluck Clucks

On The Esplanade, this place offers waffles topped with fried chicken thigh, breast, or two or three pieces of bone-in chicken. The Cluck Yeah! sandwiches boneless chicken breast between cheddar jalapeno waffles with slaw, chipotle aioli and dill mayo.


Le Petit Dejeuner
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Le Petit Dejeuner

The classic rectangular waffles at this King East breakfast joint are topped with fresh fruit, strawberries, peameal bacon and scrambled egg, or a poached egg and a benny toppings (which, yes, means excessive hollandaise).

Dirty Food
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Dirty Food

This Junction spot makes indulgent bacon s’more waffles with house marshmallows, chocolate syrup, graham crumble and maple syrup, as well as a chicken n’ waffle ’wich with buttermilk fried chicken, candied jalapenos, Dirty Food mayo, jalapeno syrup and slaw.


White Brick Kitchen
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White Brick Kitchen

Waffles topped with mountains of crispy and juicy fried chicken are the order of the day when it comes to brunch at this Koreatown soul food spot.

Harlem Underground
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Harlem Underground

Waffles at this Queen West restaurant are topped with strawberries or fried chicken, house syrup and homemade gravy for either brunch or dinner.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Starving Artist

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