Best restaurants in Toronto with reservations for brunch

There are plenty of spots to grab brunch in Toronto; from Parisian to Mexican there’s something for everyone’s taste. But brunch is popular, and there’s always a line, with no guarantee of a table (crying face emoji). Luckily, there are restaurants in Toronto offering reservations during weekend brunch service! Here are the top spots for brunch that accept reservations - no waiting for you! 

Farmhouse Tavern

1
1627 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M6P 3S8

Farm to table is the way to go for brunch! The chefs at Farmhouse Tavern only use local ingredients when creating their menu, which is displayed on their blackboard, changing daily. The décor is heavily influenced by rural Ontario to complete the farmhouse ambience.

Colette Grand Café

2
550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

Reservations are a must for Colette’s Parisian brunch. The weekend brunch offers two seatings: a la carte or brunch. Colette serves up classic Parisian options like beef tartare, French Onion soup, smoked salmon tartine, eggs Benedict and more. This popular brunch destination fills up fast, so get those reservations in as soon as possible!

Smith Restaurant

3
553 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2E2

The restaurant, located on Church Street is sister restaurants with Wish and 7 West Café. The three-floors are always packed during the weekend brunch service that includes eggs Benedict, open-face smoked salmon, fried chicken sandwich, brisket hash and a bevy of baked goods.

Cluny Bistro and Boulangerie

4
35 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

Another French spot on the list, Cluny’s bistro-style brunch has Parisian classics like omelettes, French toast, and tuna tartare nicoise, but it also offers some dishes that are inspired by other cuisines, like the pork banh mi Benedict, and the grilled chicken and Marrakesh carrot salad. The brunch is served weekends from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Barque Smoke House

5
299 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M3

Some barbecue for brunch is always a good idea! Barque Smokehouse serves its infamous smoky barbecue with a brunch twist on the weekends. The popular smoked duck pancakes are always a good choice, but you’ll might want to try the brunch poutine, Barque Benedict with beef brisket, and the baby back ribs. Kids can join in too because Barque Smokehouse offers a kid’s menu, with pancakes, grilled cheese and scrambled eggs! The brunch is available all weekend from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Buca Yorkville

6
53 Scollard, Toronto, ON M5R 1G1

An Italian brunch to remember, it’s no wonder this resto offers reservations! Split into multiple sections, the brunch menu includes a selection of wood-fire pizzas, savoury and sweet dishes, cold plates and a selection of freshly baked pastries. Buca also offers handcrafted cocktails and quite the selection of coffee.

Patria

7
478 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 0A8

With traditional Spanish cuisine on the menu, Patria serves an authentic brunch two ways: prix-fixe and a la carte. The brunch is extensive and features its renowned tapas, alongside classic breakfast dishes like the Huevo De Pato y Pisto. There are three prix-fixe menus priced at $30, $40 and $50. Patria is open for brunch Sundays from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

El Catrin Destileria

8
18 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

After you make your reservations, make sure to get yourself ready for a Mexican feast! The Mexican brunch includes both savoury and sweet stuff like the French toast Mexican style, with mango, whipped ancho chilie mascarpone and salsa roja, and the panqueques - Mezcal maple syrup, whipped cream and fresh fruit. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

Café Boulud

9
60 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 0A4

Run by world-class chef Daniel Boulud, Café Boulud is one of the city’s best French rotisseries. The brunch menu, served on Sundays, includes so many options; you’ll probably have to go through the menu before you head out. The menu is offered prix-fixe with an option of two courses or three courses. Some favourites include the Salade Nicoise, Croque Monsieur and the steak and eggs. Reservations are mandatory.

FIGO

10
295 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5V 0L4

This Italian eatery accepts reservations for its weekend brunch. Served from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., it offers all the mainstays like pancakes and eggs Benny, but also throws in some Italian choices like pizza and sweetbreads. There’s also a pretty decent cocktail menu.

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