Rise and shine at these Little Italy brunch spots

As locals know, Little Italy offers much more than Italian food. Breakfast is one of the most popular meals of the day in this busy 'hood, and the following restaurants attract hungry crowds every single weekend.

Boom Breakfast & Co

808 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1C8

This restaurant's menu is dedicated to kick-starting your day. Boom's trademark is their use of extra large eggs, made any way you want in a variety of dishes served with Canadian sausage or smoked pork loin. There is a great selection of omelettes served with fruit and toast, as well as a light granola and yogurt breakfast if you’re counting the calories. A veggie-packed omelette made with egg whites is also good if you want to feel virtuous.

Kalendar Restaurant & Bistro

546 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B1

If you are looking for a great weekend breakfast with a touch of French culinary appeal, settle down at this Little Italy bistro. Take your pick of eggs Napoleon with honey dill cream sauce or one of five gourmet-style omelettes. On the sweet side, there’s French toast with berry compote, croissants and jam and baguettes served with a selection of spreads. Herb-roasted potatoes are on the menu as a side, making a tasty twist on breakfast carbs.

Cafe Diplomatico Catering

594 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B3

This Little Italy institution is a place where ex-pat Italians used to meet to discuss politics while welcoming everyone else with open arms. You can be a part of it all at breakfast time when there's a choice of simple and satisfying egg, bacon, French toast and omelette dishes. For those who like a sweeter breakfast, there are a couple of rich and creamy options. Breakfast goes up in price a little after 11 a. m. so get there early.

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