The top 21 new brunch in Toronto by neighbourhood
New brunch restaurants hatched all across Toronto in 2015. These stellar spots satisfy our collective lust for bennies, waffles, pancakes and more. Toronto's hunger for brunch has never been greater, but there's also never been so many options.
Here are my picks for the top new brunch restaurants in Toronto by neighbourhood.
See also: The top 50 brunch restaurants in Toronto
D-Beatstro serves up vegan brunch on weekends from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The menu is meatless (obviously) but offers a healthy array of morning fare including breakfast burritos, red velvet waffle sticks, and house-made pop tarts.
The menu at Little Schmidy's Hot Meat House is constantly evolving, but look forward to brunch fare like the open-faced brisket sandwich with fried egg, French toast stuffed with maple-spun goat cheese, and a chicken schnitzel Double Down with bacon and cheddar on duck fat-buttered brioche.
Blurring the lines between breakfast and lunch, Corktown Kitchen considers offerings like its Triple Bacon Mac 'n Cheese and Eggs and a burger blanketed with a fried egg and hollandaise sauce as part of brunch.
Hollandaise Diner offers a selection of specialty Benedicts plus the option to build your own. If eggs aren't your thing, opt for the pancakes that come in three mix-and-matchable flavours with toppings and sauces too.
Cacao 70 isn't just a dessert cafe, it does brunch too. Sweet tooths can select from a variety of decadent crepes while the menu also lists savoury foods like omelettes, frittatas, and egg dishes.
The weekend brunch menu at Antler features the Forager's Omelette loaded with seasonal hand-picked mushrooms, as well as a three-egg breakfasts with house-smoked pork belly, French toast
accompanied by wild blueberry compote, and a game burger with optional fried egg.
Ashdale Brunch and Espresso satisfies cravings for all day breakfasts in this 'hood. The menu bills savoury dishes like daily omelettes and chimichurri pork and eggs, plus sweet items like waffles and cinnamon apple fritters.
The Craft Brasserie prides itself on offering 120 draught beers but if you sample a few too many the night before, swing back in the a.m.. The weekend brunch menu features breakfast burgers, chicken and waffles, blueberry pancakes and more.
Pancer's Original Deli on Bathurst does Jewish-style brunch week-round until 1 p.m. Tongue or baby beef with eggs are among the house favourites, but you'll also find fried salami and eggs, yogurt parfaits, and smoked salmon platters.
The recently revamped Peter Pan Bistro offers fresh baked scones with house jam at brunch along with dishes like scrambled eggs with lox and shakshuka topped with eggs, labne and a sprinkling of za'atar.
You could could go the sweet or savoury route at The Peasant Table, where the brunch menu offers profitteroles filled with chantilly cream, frittatas with wild boar meatballs, and steak and eggs with smashed potatoes.
WEST QUEEN WEST
Cafe Neon already boasts a location in the Junction Triangle, and now this newly opened outpost on West Queen West. All-day breakfast is available week-round and includes choices like Greek yoghurt, granola, oatmeal pots, egg-centric dishes and breakfast sandwiches.
YONGE & WELLESLEY
The Wickson Social is a swank new pub where brunch includes eggs and scones smothered in hollandaise, buttermilk pancakes with maple butter, and BLT sandwiches built with maple braised pork belly.
What did I miss? Disagree with my selections in the comments.
Lead photo from Hollandaise Diner.
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