japanese brunch toronto

5 restaurants in Toronto for Japanese brunch

Japanese brunch in Toronto is a great way to switch things up on the weekend. Order regular pancakes with an Asian twist, replace homefries with korokke, and level up your coffee with a matcha latte instead.

Here's where to go for Japanese brunch in Toronto. 

Sakawa Coffee

This joint on the Danforth does more than just beverages. The cafe has a whole Japanese breakfast menu featuring items like rice balls, grilled mackerel and hotcakes. 

Eative Film Cafe

This Kensington Market cafe makes a Tokyo Omelette with roasted seaweed, grilled onion, mushroom, cheddar cheese, sundried tomato and two onigiris. They also serve a number of other Japanese eats like edamame and gyoza. 

Fuwa Fuwa

The name of this Toronto restaurant with multiple locations across the GTA means "fluffy fluffy" in Japanese. Souffle pancakes here come in flavours like tiramisu or matcha cream, and they make for the perfect brunch meal.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez of Hanabusa Cafe. With files from Tanya Mok and Jaclyn Skrobacky.


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

5 restaurants in Toronto for Japanese brunch

Leaflet | © Mapbox © OpenStreetMap Improve this map

Latest in Eat & Drink

Toronto greasy spoon that's been around for 45 years has permanently closed

Toronto restaurant shames customer for skipping out on $100 food tab

Toronto nightclub permanently closing to make way for new subway station

Why the pawpaw is central to Indigenous culture and where to buy it in Toronto

Toronto is getting a Bavarian beer garden for Oktoberfest

Bars in Toronto are staying open for 4 a.m. extended last call this weekend

Toronto husband and wife team start up side hustle during lockdowns and keep selling out

7 new restaurants to try in Toronto this weekend