boxing day brunch toronto

The top 10 restaurants for Boxing Day brunch in Toronto

Boxing Day brunch is a popular tradition in Toronto, and whether you've already been up for hours scoring deals or are making it a lazy morning, there's plenty of opportunities to savour a Caesar cocktail and devour some eggs.

Here are my picks for the top brunch spots open on Boxing Day in Toronto.

Rose & Sons
This restaurant on Dupont kicks off 10 days of brunch on Boxing Day. The restaurant calls it "a post holidays cleanse and [recommends] that you stay on the program for the entire 10 days.

Rock Lobster
The Queen West location of Rock Lobster hosts a huge seafood-centric brunch on Boxing Day starting at 11 a.m. There will even be a DIY Caesar station.

Lisa Marie
No need to be a door crasher for brunch at this Queen West restaurant. Boxing Day brunch is an extended affair that runs December 26 to 30.

Mildred's Temple Kitchen
This restaurant in Liberty Village is ready to feed you on an extended holiday starting with brunch on Boxing Day and running until January 3.

The Borough
Brunch at will served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on Boxing Day at this gastropub on the Danforth. Look forward to Yorkie BLTs and buttermilk pancakes.

The Federal
This daytime destination on Dundas West is taking some time off throughout the holidays, but brunch is a go on Boxing Day.

La Societe
Yorkville's swank Parisian bistro is open from 11 a.m. on Boxing Day for brunch featuring a la carte eggs benny, smoked salmon croissants and pain perdu with Nutella and caramelized bananas.

Hollandaise Diner
This little gem is the newest brunch spot on the East Danforth. Open Boxing day from 8 a.m. to satisfy cravings for eggs Benedict and pancakes.

Cluny
The brunch menu at this French Bistro and boulangerie features omelettes, French toast and chilled crab salad - all on offer until 4 p.m.

Scratch Kitchen
Find this eatery on Yonge Street north of Lawrence serving up eggs and flapjacks from 9 a.m. as usual on Saturdays.

Photo of Hollandaise Diner by Jesse Milns.


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