It’s Sunday morning after a late night, your head’s a little woozy, and that first coffee hasn’t saved your soul. What do you need?
One of the city’s best, greasy little breakfast sandwiches, that’s what.
Lucky for you, Toronto has a long list of stellar spots serving up mean sammies that’ll fill your empty tummy and take those spins away, real quick.
So whether you’re searching for the cure to an evening of antics or you’re simply feeling like treating yourself on a weekend morning, these are the places to find the best breakfast sandwiches in the city:
Give your body some green goodness to start the day feeling right. Spinach, egg, and gruyère come together between a toasted English muffin, offering a veggie way to begin your day. If you’re not keen on the extra veg, you can opt for bacon instead.
Address: 1359 Davenport Road
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Early Bird Cafe
A mouthwatering house made turkey patty rests under a fried or scrambled egg (go scrambled) on this sammy, available at Early Bird’s Queen West location. Dijon mustard, chipotle mayo, smashed avo, and aged cheddar finish the masterpiece, which is served on super soft and squishy brioche.
Address: 613 Queen Street West
Porchetta & Co.
On King West and in First Canadian Place, this spot awaits you with a different kind of way to start the day. You’ve got your classic English muffin, egg, and cheddar, but then comes the twist — fried chicken coated in hot honey dip. This bad boy is sure to soak up your hangover.
Address: 545 King Street West; First Canadian Place – Exchange Tower
Black Cat Espresso
Tucked away in a cozy coffee shop at College and Dufferin is one of the city’s most flavourful ways to start the day. Egg, cheese, and thick-cut bacon come together with a sauce that offers the most subtle dijon flavours. All is served on an English muffin that’s always done extra crispy. This baby pairs perfectly with a hot cup of coffee.
Address: 1104 College Street
Gold Standard is serving up exactly what you’d think: the gold standard of breakfast sandwiches. A soft English muffin holds perfectly-scrambled eggs, thick and juicy bacon (or crispy kale), mayo and — wait for it — pickles. Yes, pickles. You’ll think it’s wrong until you taste it, and then you’ll know in your bones that it’s right.
Address: 385 Roncesvalles Avenue
Address: 1574 Queen Street West