Best all-day breakfast in Toronto

Your favourite breakfast foods are available all day long at these joints, so you can eat that eggs benny or pancake stack whenever you want! These restaurants serve breakfast every day, so there’s no more waiting for Sunday brunch to chow down. Get your breakfast on at these top picks for all-day breakfast in Toronto. [Photo credit: Hollandaise Diner by Jennifer D’Agostino]

Hollandaise Diner

1
2231 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 1K4

Serving breakfast all day long, Hollandaise Diner’s specialty is eggs benedict. All of the hollandaise sauce is made from scratch every morning, and it offers modern takes on the breakfast classic. The menu contains seven types of eggs benedict with flavour-infused hollandaise sauce options, like HP, coconut, Cajun and paprika. Hollandaise Diner also serves three classic breakfast dishes, like the Hungry Diner, that comes with two strips of bacon, two eggs, two sausages, baked beans and pancakes.

Starving Artist

2
810 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1C8

Starving Artist is known for its frugal and friendly all-day breakfast service and for its killer waffles. Seriously, if you haven’t tried them yet, you must! The breakfast-only menu is filled with unique concoctions that have made Starving Artist so popular over the years, including the waffle sticks (also available sans gluten).

Breakfast Lunch Figs

3
344 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S8

A downtown favourite, Fig’s Breakfast and Lunch is open seven days a week! The small restaurant, located on the corner of Queen and Parliament not only offers up quality, but quantity. The all-day breakfast spot serves omelettes, French toast, waffles and huge breakfast platters with bacon, eggs and potatoes. A favourite with the locals, it’s open until 4 p.m. everyday, so you can stay for lunch too.

Karine's

4
32-109 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 3K5

Located in one of Toronto’s most underrated food courts, The Village by the Grange, Karine’s fresh ingredient approach makes this spot a must-try. Karine’s provides healthy and delicious all-day breakfast to the city of Toronto, plus it’s all 100-per-cent vegan. The menu includes a bagel bar, soy fruit shakes, roasted vegetable omelettes and more to help you get the day started!

Le Petit Déjeuner

5
191 King St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1J5

Since 2003, Le Petit Dejeuner has been providing all-day breakfast to the Financial District. The bistro-style restaurant is family run, and focuses on Belgian-Canadian comfort food. The breakfast items are all made fresh to order and this includes some of the best Belgian waffles in the city. The classics, like eggs benny and crepes, are there too, plus the menu has seasonal options too.

Emma's Country Kitchen

6
810 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6C 1B6

Known throughout the city for its amazing pancakes, Emma’s Country Kitchen serves up a mean breakfast that knows no limits! Available all-day, the breakfast menu includes fresh oatmeal with fruit, eggs benedict, “the classic:” two eggs, bacon or sausage, red skin potatoes and toast, pancakes and more. The cozy restaurant has a rustic feel to it, probably since the original ECK was started by the present-day owners’ grandmother in Cheltenham, Ontario.

Aunties And Uncles

7
72 Lippincott St, Toronto, ON M5S 2P1

Bringing kitschy back to breakfast, Aunties and Uncles is a go-to brunch spot for most Torontonians. Located near College and Bathurst, the restaurant is open for breakfast seven days a week. The menu is filled with delicious breakfast items like banana oatmeal pancakes, cinnamon French toast and scrambled eggs. They don’t take reservations, so be prepared for a little bit of a wait.

Lady Marmalade Restaurant

8
898 Queen St E Main, Toronto, ON M4M 1J3

Why not a little Mexican cuisine for breakfast? Lady Marmalade is the right place to get your favourite Mexican-infused breakfast dishes, all day long. Located on Queen East, the restaurant opened in 2009 and has been packed ever since. Best bets are the eggs benedict and the A.M. Poutine: baked hash browns, cheese curds with miso gravy or hollandaise.

Over Easy Restaurant

9
56 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1G5

Over Easy is so good that it has two locations to satisfy Toronto’s need to eat breakfast at any time of day. The options are endless with dishes like breakfast burritos, steak and egg supreme, smoked salmon platter, French toast and Montreal-style bagels.

Mitzi's Cafe Ltd

10
100 Sorauren Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2E2

Mitzi’s Café serves all-day brunch, so not exactly a classic breakfast, but it’s so good we’re going to say ‘close enough.’ Mitzi’s Café’s brunch menu changes daily, as the menu is seasonal. Past favourites have included fluffy omelets, challah French toast, and buttermilk oatmeal pancakes. Plus, you get to see all the action in its open concept kitchen!

Grabbing a meal for take-out doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice nutrition. Many restaurants and fresh food markets in Toronto understand the importance of a nutritious meal to time-deprived urbanites, and have made it their mission to provide Toronto with quick and healthy take-out meals. Grab a menu and make your choice – here are the best healthy take-out spots in Toronto. [Photo of Planta Burger by Jim Bamboulis]
Being a vegetarian isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to grabbing a quick and affordable meal. Luckily, many vegetarian and vegan restaurants have made it their mission to provide Toronto’s vegetarians with quick nutritious meals. From a vegan breakfast and lunch spot to a vegan burger spot, here are the best quick-service vegetarian spots in Toronto. [Photo of Kupfert & Kim by Jennifer D’Agostino]
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