Brunch is more than a meal in Toronto; it is an integral part of life in the city. Our Sunday morning Instagram feeds would simply be incomplete without pictures of mimosas, eggs Benny and avocado toast to scroll through. All joking aside, in a city that loves brunch this much, it can be hard to figure out which hot spot you should be frequenting on your weekends. That’s why we crafted this list of restaurants that serve the absolute best brunch in Toronto. Once you’ve sampled all the brunch in the 6, click here to see what the rest of the country is serving up for brunch.
Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
Find it: 85 Hanna Ave. Suite 104,
Open since: 1989
The rundown: Originally called Mildred Pierce and residing in the west end, it made the move to Liberty Village in 2008 with an updated name and more modern feel.
What to order: Mrs. Biederhof’s Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes: their extra fluffy pancakes, drizzled with Lanark County maple syrup
Find it: 3 Charles St. E,
Open since: 2011
The rundown: A touch of South Beach in Toronto, the inviting space is also home to a stellar heated patio with rustic charm.
What to order: Wish’s eggs florentine, with spinach and parmesan fondue, is the perfect veggie brunch dish
Find it: 35 Tank House Ln.,
Open since: 2014
The rundown: Nestled in the heart of the Distillery District, this spacious bistro serves up French-inspired fare with a modern twist.
What to order: The grilled chicken & Marrakesh carrot salad, with chickpeas, dates, cilantro, pistachios and feta cheese, is a hearty but still brunch-worthy salad
Find it: 587 King St. W,
Open since: 2014
The rundown: For some breakfast classics, be sure to secure a reso—there’s rarely lull at this Insta-worthy locale.
What to order: Smashed avocado toast, the trendiest brunch dish, served on sourdough with fluffy scrambled eggs