Best restaurants serving Saturday brunch in Toronto

You don’t have to wait until Sunday for brunch - you can dine on eggs Benedict and sip mimosas on Saturday too! Here are the best Toronto restaurants serving up Saturday brunch!

Beast Restaurant Inc

96 Tecumseth St, Toronto, ON M6J 2H1

Beast Restaurant serves a huge brunch every Saturday morning. The menu includes the infamous Challah French Toast with duck confit, along with a selection of biscuit breakfast sandwiches, and of course, Rachelle’s doughnuts. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Beast does not take reservations (boo).

Bar Buca

75 Portland St, Toronto, ON M5V 2M9

There will some surprises in store at Bar Buca, because the brunch menu changes every weekend. You can experience the expertly made Italian brunch items every Saturday and Sunday. Bar Buca divides its menu into sweet and savoury options. The place is usually packed, so be prepared to wait in line because it does not accept reservations.

Buca Yorkville

53 Scollard, Toronto, ON M5R 1G1

An amped up version of its sister location Bar Buca, Buca Yorkville also has a changing menu. The piece de résistance includes risotto made in a wheel of Parmesan tableside. The resto serves six different types pizza and a selection of cold plates including salads and a full branzino fish. Buca Yorkville accepts reservations.

Le Select Bistro

432 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1E3

A Parisian brunch on King West should be on top of your Saturday To Do list. Touted as Toronto’s most authentic French brunch, the menu includes a selection of foie gras, a breakfast sandwich on a croissant and its famous French onion soup. Le Select Bistro does offer reservations, but keeps some tables open for walk-in guests.

Mildred's Temple Kitchen

104-85 Hanna Ave, Toronto, ON M6K 3S3

Mildred’s Temple Kitchen offers its brunch all week long, but on the weekends, it offers an even bigger menu than the weekday “B’Lunch.” Of course we’re going to recommend the Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes, because lets face it, they really are the best in the city. Mildred’s does not take reservations, but promises a maximum wait of under 45 minutes.

School Restaurant

70 Fraser Ave, Toronto, ON M6K 3E1

A fan favourite, School’s brunch is a part of many Torontonians’ Saturday routines. The brunch includes its popular pancakes, buttermilk fried chicken and waffles, and a NY strip steak with pan hash. School does not accept reservations; the weekend brunch starts at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.

The Federal

1438 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1Y6

The Federal offers its brunch menu all week long! The menu is huge - it includes five sandwiches and the decadent French toast and foie gras. The brunch cocktails start at 11 a.m., but for those who don’t partake in alcoholic beverages, you can try the house-made soda.

Harvest Kitchen Diner Inc

124 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G8

Farm to table never tasted so good! The majority of the menu items are organic including the eggs, and there are a lot of vegetarian options! Harvest Kitchen has a rooftop patio, so it is a picture-perfect spot for a Saturday brunch. No reservations.

Emma's Country Kitchen

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

This Saturday why not head out to St. Clair West for a home-style brunch from the ladies at Emma’s Country Kitchen. The menu, based on their grandmother’s original restaurant, includes pancakes, quiche, baked oatmeal, burgers and Emma’s classic cobb salad. The menu changes with the seasons, and sadly, there are no reservations.


295 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5V 0L4

Italian restaurant Figo serves a weekend brunch that will make you feel like you’re eating in the Mediterranean. All the usual suspects are there: salad, pancakes, eggs benny, omelettes and more. Figo also offers an Italian twist to the weekend’s favourite meal with handcrafted pizza, and Italian sweetbreads. Figo serves brunch from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. and accepts reservations (yay!).

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