Toronto's favourite 24-hour diner is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake marathon all day today in celebration of Shrove Tuesday.  The famously "always-open" Lakeview Restaurant, located at 1132 Dundas Street West in Toronto, is known for its scrumptious 24/7 brunch options and late-night cheap eats. To celebrate Shrove Wednesday (also known as Pancake Tuesday), The Lakeview Restaurant will be hosting a 24-hour, all-you-can-eat buttermilk pancake marathon today.

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From 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM on Tuesday, March 5th, The Lakeview is offering hungry customers an incredible deal of all the buttermilk pancakes that you can eat for just "12 and a half loonies".

The restaurant is also advertising special pricing for sides of strip bacon, maple sausage, peameal bacon, or pulled pork for just $3.  Additionally, kids' "buttermilk dime pancakes" are also priced at $3 as part of the pancake festivities.

Shrove Tuesday falls on the day immediately before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.  Some countries - including the True North strong and free - celebrate by consuming pancakes, while others observe the holiday by throwing a Mardis Gras-style party to mark the last day of "fat eating" before the fasting period of Lent.  

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The Lakeview is one of Toronto's most recognizable dining establishments, primarily because the restaurant has served as a backdrop for countless blockbuster film productions (Toronto is called Hollywood North for a reason, after all).

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Via The Lakeview

You may have spotted the Lakeview's iconic retro decor in movies like the 2017 Academy Award-winner The Shape of Water, or in the 2007 film version of Hairspray, when an unrecognizable John Travolta dressed in drag sat at the diner's bar eating chocolate cream pie.

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