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7 Best Brunch Places in Toronto

7 Best Brunch Places in Toronto

If brunch is also your fave meal of the day, you’ll definitely want to hit up some of the best brunch places in Toronto.

What makes brunch oh-so-special? I have no idea, but I can’t get enough of it, and I’m assuming you can’t either.

Whether you’re into savoury chicken and waffles or sweet stacks of buttery pancakes, there are tons of awesome brunch places to visit in Toronto.

Here are some of the best brunch places to eat at in Toronto, no matter what you’re craving!

If you’re in the mood to check out some ~Instagrammable~ brunch places, you might want to check out my post on the cutest Toronto brunch spots.

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Best brunch places in Toronto

Brunch at Old School Restaurant in Toronto

Old School

Epic comfort food is what you’ll find at this school-themed diner on Dundas West.

Brunch is their main thing here, but they’ve recently opened up for dinner (with some of their brunch dishes on the dinner menu).

They also have a cool chalkboard filled with equations that makes for a perf Instagram photo backdrop.

Old School serves up some of the best pancakes in Toronto

Their Blueberry Hill Pancakes are absolutely magnificent, topped with brown sugar butter, blueberry compote, and bacon slices.

I did a whole video feature on their pancakes for Lonely Planet, which was a super fun experience!

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LOCATION: 800 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON

Mildred’s Temple Kitchen

One of Toronto’s most beloved brunch restaurants, you’ll find Mildred’s in the heart of Liberty Village.

They use locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients for their small menu of unique dishes, including their Wally’s Cheesy Savoury Tart, Shakshuka, and Huevos Monty.

They even have blueberry pancakes that are just as great as Old School’s!

Plus, they make a lot of things from scratch in-house, like their scones, biscuits, and jams!

LOCATION: 85 Hanna Ave. #104, Toronto, ON

Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen

If farmhouse chic and local craft ciders are your thing, Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen is your place.

They serve up brunch on weekends, and they use local ingredients in their farm-to-table dishes.

Swap out your brunch mimosas with one of their 100+ ciders from across Ontario and around the world!

They also have a super cute outdoor patio (heated during chilly months), complete with a cool graffiti wall.

Plus, they give you cozy blankets if it’s chilly out!

LOCATION: 119 Harbord St, Toronto, ON

Lady Marmalade

This East End all-day brunch spot serves up globally-inspired dishes like their Huevos Rancheritos, Moroccan Scramble, and Braised Beef Benny.

They actually moved from their previous Queen East spot to this location on Broadview a few years ago, and their new spot offers up all the woody minimalist vibes.

LOCATION: 265 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON

Breakfast poutines at OEB Breakfast Co. in Toronto's Liberty Village

OEB Breakfast Co.

This Calgary-based breakfast chain just opened their very first Ontario location in Toronto’s Liberty Village, and their brunch is absolutely incredible.

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I love that they’ve got an extensive menu filled with unique takes on classic brunch dishes, like their Canadian Lobster & Shrimp Crêpe, Gnocchi Breakfast Carbonara, and Confit de Canard Poutine.

Their duck fat-fried herb potatoes are *chef’s kiss*.

You can get an inside look of OEB’s new Toronto location in my TikTok video!

Adam and I actually visited OEB’s Calgary brunch spot a couple of years ago, and their Toronto location is just as great.

LOCATION: 125 East Liberty St, Toronto, ON

Three Monks and a Duck

This Asian-inspired cocktail bar serves up a spectacular brunch on weekends.

Go for their Three Monks Banana Split (using pineapple-bun bread pudding, tapioca pearls, and iHalo Krunch ube ice cream) or their Hangover Hakka Noodles (topped with poached egg).

They’ve got something for everyone, whether you’re a meat eater, vegetarian, or vegan!

LOCATION: 811 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON

Reyna on King Restaurant, Toronto

Reyna on King

You heard it here – Reyna on King serves up the best shakshuka in the entire city.

If you’re craving some Mediterranean-inspired eats, definitely stop by Reyna on King for some tasty brunch.

Their weekend brunch menu includes dishes like Baklava French Toast, Short Rib Grilled Cheese, and Lamb Shank Benny.

Plus, you can get an order of fries in Arabic, Greek, Spanish, or Italian-style!

The restaurant itself is also gorgeous, with tons of greenery and industrial lighting hanging from the ceiling, and a neon sign!

Reyna on King Restaurant, Toronto

Their colourful DIY mimosa bar is super Instagrammable as well.

LOCATION: 354 King St E, Toronto, ON

Best brunch places in Toronto:

  1. Old School
  2. Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
  3. Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen
  4. Lady Marmalade
  5. OEB Breakfast Co.
  6. Three Monks and a Duck
  7. Reyna on King
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These were some of the best brunch places to eat at in Toronto!

Have you eaten at any of these local brunch spots? What are your favourite brunch places in Toronto? Let me know on Twitter or Instagram!

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