Torontonians mean business when it comes to brunch.
They have no problem lining up in -10°C to snag a spot at the hottest new spot in town. And it turns out a number of newcomers dishing out bacon eggs that are worth lining up for.
Here are the best of the best brunch spots that opened in Toronto in 2017.
This beautiful French bistro is what Instagram dreams are made of. In addition to the swoon-worthy pink walls and floral wallpaper, the brunch options (think Croque Madame, Eggs Benedict, and a French Picnic) will have you coming back time and time again.
Address: 89 Harbord Street
From the owners of Campagnolo, La Palma infuses the art-centric vibe of Venice Beach with the lively spirit of the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood and is open for coffee and brunch through dinner and evening cocktails.
Address: 849 Dundas Street West
Few things in life are more delectable than a fresh warm bagel, slathered in cream cheese and all the fixins’. This new Ossington gem is the second Schmaltz location but it’s the first to introduce a dine-in option in addition to bagel brunches to-go.
Address: 224 Ossington Avenue
From the masterminds of the Dog & Bear and Parts & Labour, this Brit-style public house serves up a mean weekend brunch. Patrons can chow down on traditional British brunch pub fare including Buttermilk Pancakes, Full English, and Corned Beef Skillet.
Address: 287 Richmond Street West
In Leslieville, The Green Wood proudly serves scratch-made brunch items that prominently feature local Ontario ingredients. Choose from Build Your Own Benny (B.Y.O.B), French Toast, and Cabin Breakfast.
Address: 1402 Queen Street East
Located in Toronto’s bustling Financial District, Food Society is an upscale cafe inside the chic B650 Boutique Hotel. Brunch enthusiasts can enjoy all day breakfast, which includes dishes like Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict, Country Style Omelettes, and Pancakes.
Address: 650 Bay Street
Inspired by the Middle East, The Poet is an eclectic spot dealing in mouthwatering brunch dishes, Turkish coffee, and Eastern pastries. Dine on items like the Deconstructed Halwa Croissant, Kalbas Omelette Sandwich, and Yogurt Parfait.
Address: 173 King Street East
While Ufficio isn’t new to Toronto this year, it’s brunch menu is! Weekend crowds on Dundas West have fallen for brunch dishes with a pescetarian, Italian twist including Avocado Focaccia and Polpo Benny.
Address: 1214 Dundas Street West
You definitely don’t have to be a vegan or a vegetarian to appreciate the delicious food from Hello 123. We’re talking Avocado Toast, Pulled Pineapple Sliders, and massive Breakfast Bowls.
Address: 1122 Queen Street West