Montreal brunch spots with eggs benny worth getting up for

Comprising a supple poached egg, crisp English muffin, savoury slab of Canadian bacon and a generous ladling of rich Hollandaise sauce, a great eggs Benedict has the power to draw out anyone from foodies to the hung-over set. Whether you like them classic or with a twist, these 8 Montreal restaurants will make it worth the early morning trek.

Bagel E.t.c

4320, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2W 1Z3

Open since 1982, this much beloved Mile End diner has become an institution. The old school restaurant serves bagels, of course, and a slew of comforting favourites inspired by classic diner cuisine and Montreal’s Jewish culinary traditions. Try the lox eggs Benedict for a great start to your day.


25, av Fairmount O, Montréal, QC H2T 2L9

Fabergé has become a classic on the brunch scene in Montreal. Their Benedict section consists of six choices of toppings, including the artery-clogging Benny Mac with a Mac ‘n’ cheese fritter and pulled pork. If you’re not feeling that adventurous, the Rustique with wild mushrooms and St. Paulin cheese is delicious.

Vieux Velo

59, rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2S 1R1

A Petite Patrie classic, Vieux Vélo is open for all-day breakfast 7 days a week. The cozy restaurant has a loyal following among Montreal breakfast lovers looking for generous portions, bottomless coffee and delicious food. The menu is short and consists of breakfast classic, including eggs benedicts with a variety of topics.

Arts Café

201, av Fairmount O, Montréal, QC H2T 2M8

The cute Mile End café is a great spot for your perfect Instagram shot because of its Pinterest-worthy décor. Go there for the ambiance but stay for the great food and coffee including eggs Benedict served on a brioche by Boulangerie Guillaume with sweet potato, buttermilk ranch, blue cheese and hollandaise sauce.

Bistro Le Passe Compose

1310, boul de Maisonneuve E, Montréal, QC H2L 2A5

An unpretentious and welcoming restaurant, Le Passé Composé has an extensive breakfast and brunch menu that includes several choices of eggs benedict. Whether you prefer yours with ham, asparagus, bacon or smoked salmon, this cozy bistro is the place to go.

On a cold, snowy Edmonton night, nothing says lovin’ like a cup of hot chocolate. It’s no surprise this drink was originally dubbed the “elixir of the gods.” Regardless of the variety you select, or whether you opt for the simplest hot chocolate on the menu, all I can say is ... don’t forget the marshmallows.
You don’t have to travel to Paris to have a true fine-dining experience; you can enjoy an upscale dinner, complete with a five-course meal and fine wine, right here at home. Victoria is a fine-dining destination with an excellent reputation – where talented chefs enjoy crafting delicious gourmet dishes from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
Paired with a nice cup of coffee or topped with a scoop of ice cream, pie is unbeatable comfort food. And yet it faces stiff competition from cupcakes as the city’s dessert of choice. Well, pie is fighting back with old fashioned deliciousness as well as new and tantalizing flavours.
Close menu