Today we will be filling you in on the best places to eat breakfast in Toronto. By the time you finish reading this you will be ready to rush out the door to eat a tasty meal.
Our first section will discuss the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Toronto. Whether you are searching for eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, or any other delicious morning meal somewhere on that list should have you covered.
Then we will talk about healthy vegan and vegetarian breakfast options. Donuts, bagels, and bakeries will round out our next few topics.
After all of that is out of the way we will pivot to drinks and discuss local cafes to get your coffee as well as some more healthy stuff like smoothies and juices. Our final section will tell you about the best all day breakfast restaurants near you because this food tastes so great it shouldn’t only be limited to the morning hours.
Throughout the post any time a brunch buffet is available we will try to point that out, and you can also expect there to be a map for your area towards the end to help you find the closest spot. Anyone that is interested is welcome to check out our other blogs about finding early morning meals in Canada right there.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Toronto
If you are searching for places to eat your bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delight the best Toronto breakfast and brunch restaurants are a good place to look:
- Evviva Breakfast and Lunch at 25 Lower Simcoe St
- Lady Marmalade at 265 Broadview Ave
- The Senator at 249 Victoria St
- Petit Dejeuner at 191 King St E
- Egg Bae at 189 Augusta Ave
Evviva is open every day at 7am serving preservative free breakfast items all day with vegan and gluten free options. Breakfast in your area is served from 8:30am to 2:30pm at Lady Marmalade.
Le Petit Dejeuner specializes in Belgian Canadian comfort foods including waffles, crepes, sandwiches, and French toast for breakfast. Egg Bae uses free range eggs and offers sandwiches, salads, and many more local breakfast items with gluten free options.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Want to feel your best throughout the day? Then have your first meal at one of these healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots:
- Kupfert & Kim at 140 Spadina Ave
- Karine’s at 109 McCaul St
- Hello 123 at 1122 Queen St W
- Fresh at 47 Front St E
Kupfert and Kim cooks and prepares breakfast and brunch dishes including waffles, granola, bowls, breads, soups, smoothies, smoothie bowls, and plenty more on weekdays starting at 10am and 10:30am on weekends.
A wide variety of breakfast dishes with vegan and gluten free options are served all day at Karine’s except for Monday when they are closed.
Avocado toast, waffles, pancakes, omelets, and smoothie bowls are available seven days a week at Hello 123. Some of the items offered at Fresh include yogurt and granola bowls, avocado grilled cheese, breakfast salad, and green eggs burrito.
Remember that Evviva and Egg Bae from our first lists are also good places to find healthy breakfasts near you.
Donuts Shops In Toronto
On the other hand if you just want something that tastes delicious one of these local donut shops should suffice:
- Glory Hole Doughnuts at 1596 Queen St W
- Dipped Donuts at 161 Baldwin St #1
- Donut Hive at 3401 Dufferin St
- COPS at 445 Adelaide St W
- Machino Donuts at 823 Bloor St W
Glory Hole makes some of the best fresh donuts in your area seven days a week. Donut Hive is open at 10am Monday through Saturday and 11am on weekends.
COPS sells donuts every day starting at 9am while Machino is open throughout the week from 9am to 5pm except for Monday and Tuesday when they are closed.
Bagel Shops Near You
You should be able to find a wide variety of bagels and probably some breakfast sandwiches at:
- What A Bagel at 130 Spadina Ave
- NU Bügel at 240 Augusta Ave
- Bagels On Fire at 2248 Queen St E
- Bubby’s New York Bagels at 3035 Bathurst St, North York
- Primrose Bagel Co at 317A Oakwood Ave, York
- The Bagel House at 1722 Avenue Rd, North York
- Gryfe’s at 3421 Bathurst St, North York
What A Bagel serves breakfast and lunch in addition to providing a fine selection of pastries ranging from flaky croissants to soft cinnamon buns as well as vegan bagels.
You can choose from a wide variety of wood fired bagels and bagel sandwiches with a range toppings and gluten free options at NU Bügel. The Bagel House’s menu includes authentic Montreal style bagels for all day breakfast near you.
Over 30 varieties of award winning nut free bagels are available at Bubby’s as well as bialys, sandwiches, wraps, salads, pastas, pastries, poutine, party platters and trays, freshly packed schmears, and plenty more.
Bakeries will have many different types of foods that can kick your day off right:
- St John’s Bakery at 153 Broadview Ave
- Blackbird Baking Co. at 635 Queen St E #101
- Forno Cultura at 609 King St W
- Serano Bakery at 830 Pape Ave
St John’s Bakery is open at 8am five days a week while Forno Cultura is open every day at 8am. High quality baked goods are also available at Blackbird Baking Co.
Serano has one of the widest assortments of Greek pastries, breads, and custom cakes in town.
Cafes In Your Area
Get your caffeine boost when you pick up your coffee at one of these cafes in town:
- Rustle & Still Café at 605 Bloor St W
- Tandem Coffee at 368 King St E
- Fahrenheit Coffee at 120 Lombard St
Fahrenheit Coffee provides seasonal espresso origins in addition to being well known for their cortado beverage.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also sell some wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning:
- Daily Press Juicery at 200 Queen St W
- Village Juicery at 540 College St
- Greenhouse Juice at 5 Macpherson Ave
- Anti Vice at 853 College St
- Classic Juice at 287 Coxwell Ave
Daily Press Juicery is open on weekdays at 8am and 10am on weekends. Smoothies and juices are available at Greenhouse seven days a week.
Village Juicery excels at providing soups, salads, wraps, breakfast jars, and snacks on weekdays starting at 7:30am, 8am on Saturday, and 9am on Sunday.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs later in the day head to an all day breakfast restaurant in Toronto:
- Saving Grace at 907 Dundas St W
- Emma’s Country Kitchen at 810 St Clair Ave W
- Easy Restaurant at 1645 Queen St W
- The Lakeview Restaurant at 1132 Dundas St W
- Almond Butterfly Bistro at 792 Dundas St W
- Egglicious Cafe & Grill at 430 Kipling Ave, Etobicoke
Emma’s Country Kitchen is a good place to eat typical brunch fare, home cured meats, freshly baked goods, and delectable donuts. Easy Restaurant uses free range eggs, locally sourced beef, and Ontario maple syrup for an all day Toronto breakfast and Tex Mex inspired gluten and dairy free brunch items.
Fine servings of classic breakfasts are served all day in your area including Ossington massive, classic waffles, buttermilk pancakes, greens, and homemade potato dishes at The Lakeview Restaurant. Almond Butterfly Bistro offers homemade toast and bagels every day until 4pm.
Breakfast and lunch staples such as egg Benedicts, omelets, egg sandwiches, scrambles, Milwaukee pancakes, Belgian waffles, crepes, toasts, and plenty more are served all day at Egglicious Cafe and Grill. Other restaurants mentioned throughout the post serving local all day breakfast include Evviva, Lady Marmalade, and Le Petit Dejeuner.
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Enjoy Your Breakfast In Toronto
Well, we wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those local breakfast spots to get your eggs, omelets, bacon, pancakes, or waffles as well as buffets, healthy vegetarian and vegan options, donut and bagel shops near you, cafes, smoothie and juice bars, and all day restaurants you should be ready for your next meal.
Do us and our future readers a favor by mentioning if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for your area that you may have too. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in Toronto.