Where to Enjoy Weekend Brunch in Toronto

From caffeine-fuelled morning catchups to late afternoon Caesars, it’s no secret that Torontonians love a good brunch. Throw in a stack of fluffy pancakes laden with maple goodness or a classic eggs Benedict with a side of heavenly hashbrowns and we’ll even line up to get our fix! No matter what your weekend craving calls for, there’s an O&B brunch for that. To help you find your favourite, we’ve rounded up the best spots to enjoy Saturday and Sunday brunch throughout the city.

Please note that menu items listed below are subject to change.

Sap Lumberjack Breakfast

Sap Canadian Comfort Food

For classic Canadian comfort food sure to satisfy even the hungriest of brunchers, stop by Sap on Saturday and Sunday. Just a stone’s throw from Nathan Phillips Square, enjoy Breakfast Poutine with peameal bacon, cheese curds, fries, eggs and gravy or the photo-worthy Avocado Toast featuring Brodflour sourdough and perfectly oozy soft-boiled eggs. Nursing a hangover? Sap’s Lumberjack Breakfast and Dill Pickle Caesar are the perfect cure.


Lena Breakfast Empanadas

Leña

A short walk away, you’ll find Leña, serving up a South American-inspired brunch menu with Spanish and Italian influences. Exclusively available on Saturdays, try Chef Laura Petracca’s Breakfast Empanadas for something savoury or French Toast with a dulce de leche twist if you’re looking for something on the sweet side. Need to fuel up for a busy day of shopping at the Eaton Centre? The Full Gaucho Breakfast is sure to do the trick! For a little something extra, indulge in an Aperol spritz, espresso martini or bottle of bubbly, because… brunch!


Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery

For one of the best brunches in Liberty Village, make your way to Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy a mouth-watering selection of dishes. Feeling a little foggy? Dehaze with the Sunday roast-inspired Yorkie Benny featuring ale vinegar Hollandaise or the Full English Breakfast. Don’t skip the Carrot Cake Pancakes either — with smoked buttercream frosting, orange, tea raisins, walnuts and coconut, you’ve never had a stack quite like this! Hair of the dog? Don’t sweat it, the beer is in full supply!


Eggs Hemingway

Maison Selby

Fancy a modern, French-inspired brunch experience housed within the walls of the historic C.H. Gooderham House? Reserve a table at Maison Selby on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy French bistro favourites like Oeufs Florentine en Cocottes, Crêpe Madame and Eggs Hemingway. Cheers to the weekend with an orange, grapefruit or pineapple mimosa or try the C’est la Vert cocktail featuring celery, lime, black pepper, Lillet Blanc, Cascade Celery bitters and Dillon’s Selby cucumber gin. We think that deserves a oui, oui! Bon appétit!


Canteen

On the bustling corner of King and John in the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Canteen’s bright and airy dining room is ideal for late morning and early afternoon eats in the heart of the Entertainment District. Stop by on weekends to enjoy comforting and creative dishes like the Swanky Breakfast Burger, Love My Tender & French Toast or classics like the Canteen Breakfast and Maple Bacon Benny. With plenty of options to choose from and almost the full day to enjoy, it’s got something for the whole crew!


Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, Bayview Village

Brunch in North York means a visit to Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, Bayview Village is definitely in order! Every Saturday and Sunday, enjoy mouth-watering dishes like Chef Omar McLeod’s Banana Foster Waffle or Smoked Salmon Bennies. For something a little lighter, opt for the Roasted Mushroom Frittata or Strawberry Yoghurt Parfait. Beyond delicious brunch fare, the casual, kid-friendly space features a gleaming open kitchen that extends into the airy dining room for a downtown feel in North Toronto.


Babel

One of the most unique brunch offerings in North York, Babel features a menu of Mediterranean flavours with a focus on live-fuel cooking and warm hospitality. Located in York Mills Shopping Centre, they’re serving up one-of-a-kind dishes every weekend. Try the Truffle Mushroom Cheese Pide Pie, the Babka French Toast or choose from two showstopping Shakshukas. Plus, all beef, chicken and lamb served is halal. Grab a handcrafted cocktail or spirit-free refresher and toast to a weekend well spent.


Breakfast spread

Beaumont Kitchen

Weekend shoppers and Etobicoke-dwellers can’t miss brunch at Beaumont Kitchen, located at CF Sherway Gardens. Pop in on Saturdays and Sundays for a mix of light and hearty dishes, from a classic Breakfast Plate to Smoked Salmon and Spinach Eggs Benny and Breakfast Tacos topped high with pico de gallo. Feeling nostalgic? Go big and take on the famous PB&J French Toast featuring seasonal compote, peanut butter mousse and maple syrup… though you might need a post-brunch nap after!

Whether you’re an early riser or a lazy afternoon loafer, O&B has got something in store for every weekend warrior. Book your table today or join us on Saturdays and Sundays for some of the best brunch Toronto has to offer. We can’t wait to see you!