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The Best Breakfast Sandwiches in Toronto

The best breakfast sandwiches in Toronto are relied upon by those on the go who aren’t willing to sacrifice a hot breakfast just because they’re short on time in the morning. Somehow equally enjoyable scarfed on the streetcar or dined on lazily for brunch, these sandwiches are affordable, portable ways to break your fast.

Here are the best breakfast sandwiches in Toronto.


Egg Bae
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Egg Bae

This Kensington spot bakes their own brioche and cures their own salmon in house, so it’s only logical their breakfast sandwiches are the best. Plus, the owner is a Top Chef Canada contestant.

Lazy Daisy's Cafe
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Lazy Daisy's Cafe

At this Little India spot, grab a breakfast sandwich on a signature buttermilk biscuit with a free range egg, aged melted white cheddar, and your choice of Mennonite bacon or avocado, and you can add spinach and tomato too.


Gold Standard
3

Gold Standard

This little sandwich hut peeking out of the side of Reunion Island in Roncesvalles Village has made a name for itself selling the sandwich they made popular at Federal Reserve: an English muffin with cheddar scrambled eggs, aioli, hot sauce, pickles, plus bacon and/or kale.

Carousel Bakery
4

Carousel Bakery

The breakfast sandwich on a massive, fluffy roll with this St. Lawrence Market institution’s famous peameal, a fried egg and ooey-gooey American cheese is only served until 11 a.m.


Early Bird (Brookfield Place)
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Early Bird (Brookfield Place)

Breakfast sandwiches from Queen West and Brookfield Place locations of this cafe consist of Cheese Boutique cheddar, a turkey sausage patty, and a runny fried egg on a puffy Ace bun.


The Tempered Room
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The Tempered Room

This Parkdale cafe known for stunning pastry work turns out a bang-up breakfast sandwich on a house English muffin.

Black Cat Espresso Bar
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Black Cat Espresso Bar

A charred English muffin smothered in mayo is the surprisingly good foundation for bacon egg and cheese or veggie versions of breakfast sandwiches from this Brockton Village cafe.


The Sovereign
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The Sovereign

This cafe on Davenport does egg sandwiches on English muffins with gruyere and spinach or bacon and cheddar.

Dough Bakeshop
9

Dough Bakeshop

With your choice of peameal or tomato and avocado on your choice of house bun, breakfast sandwiches at this Danforth shop are made using Murray’s Farms eggs and St. Albert cheddar.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Egg Bae, @sovereigncafe

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