The most scrumptious brunch patios to visit in Toronto this summer

Jun 30 2020, 12:46 pm

Summer days, drifting away, to uh oh, those summer brunches!

Seriously, Toronto loves brunch and patios in seemingly equal proportions. If there was ever a worthy reason to get out bed on a weekend, the combo of sunny eggs with a side of sunshine might just be it.

These are the best Toronto patios where you can double down on your indulgences while the warm weather is upon us:

School

 

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The schoolyard at this popular Liberty Village destination gets an A+ for serving brunch all week long. On the menu, find cheesecake waffles and cheesy bacon French toast that are top of their class. Reservations can be made online!

Address: 70 Fraser Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-588-0005

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Sofia

 

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Open for dinner, lunch, and on Sundays, brunch, Sofia is back to serving in Yorkville! To be sure you’ll get a seat at this secret-garden like patio, book your reso in advance on OpenTable.

Address: 99 Yorkville Avenue
Phone: 416-479-8974

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Chadwick’s

 

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Start with sticky buns and caesars before moving on to build-your-own-bennies on the sunny backyard patio at this craft kitchen on Dupont.

Address: 268 Howland Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-944-1606

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Figo

 

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Brunch it up downstairs from your King West condo. Paying sky-high rent for just a sliver of space deserves to be rewarded with occasional pancetta-topped breakfast pizza, no? Resos can be made online.

Address: 295 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-503-4074

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Biff’s Bistro

 

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We know you’ve missed brunch at Biff’s. The patio is back in business at long last, and you can anticipate eggs come the weekend.

Address: 4 Front Street East
Phone: 416-860-0086

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The Rec Room Roundhouse Park

 

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Just steps away from the CN Tower and Rogers Centre, this spacious patio offers unobstructed views of the city and outdoor games like ping pong and corn hole. Brunch is on every weekend from 11 am to 3 pm!

Address: 255 Bremner Boulevard
Phone: 416-815-0086

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Maple Leaf Tavern

 

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Corned beef hash, hash brown BLTs, buttermilk waffle, and roasted mushrooms with fried eggs on toast are among the standouts on the brunch menu at this polished restaurant on Gerrard.

Address: 955 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
Phone: 416-415-0955

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The Green Wood

 

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The Green Wood West has launched their patio finally, for the first time ever, this past weekend. And in the east end, the Leslieville Green Wood location will be reopening on July 1, with a full new menu to boot!  Capacity will be at 50%, and seats will be spaced out accordingly.

Address: 1402 Queen Street East
Phone: 416-778-4343

Address: 461 King Street West
Phone: 416-365-5314

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Mildred’s Temple Kitchen

 

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Home to legendary blueberry buttermilk pancakes and a sweet slice of patio, this Liberty Village brunch spot is the place to be on the weekends… or during the week when they serve another beloved meal mash-up known as b’lunch.

Address: 85 Hanna Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-588-5695

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Maison Selby

 

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This Oliver & Bonacini spot is the ideal replacement for your postponed trip to Paris. Sigh. But seriously, don’t miss the brunch menu featuring avocado toast, Eggs Hemingway, and mimosas.

Address: 592 Sherbourne Street
Phone: 647-943-1676

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Petty Cash

 

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Petty Cash has an unreal brunch menu, perfect for tucking into on the Portland Street patio. Opt for fresh fare like the Petty Parfait, made with cantaloupe puree, greek yogurt, dragon fruit, chocolate, and pistachio, made for enjoying under the sun. Or, go heartier with Hot Cakes and Cream or an indulgent Breakfast Sandwich, featuring a honey garlic sausage patty.

Address: 487 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Phone:  647-748-2274

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Her Father’s Cider

 

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Crisp morning air and crisp cider are a good pair, no? At brunch time, the seasonal menu features savoury grain bowls, duck confit Belgian waffles, and breakfast sandwiches.

Address: 119 Harbord Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-347-7747

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Northern Maverick Brewing Co.

 

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Umbrellas keep this sprawling front patio on Bathurst Street shaded so you can enjoy a beer-fueled brunch featuring smoothie bowls, steak and eggs, vegan banana pancakes, and more.

Address: 115 Bathurst Street, Toronto
Phone:  416-540-4030

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