If Toronto does one thing better than any other city it has to be brunch. There's a huge amount of restaurants in Toronto that serve up killer brunch food that you just can't find anywhere else.
From eggs benedict to stacks of fluffy pancakes to avocado toast, this city has got all the classic brunch foods but we take them to a whole other level! Now that summer is here all we want to do is sit on patios. If we could we'd enjoy any meal or beverage we consumed all summer long on a patio because it's just that beautiful out.
Luckily, tons of brunch spots in Toronto have gorgeous patios that offer a cozy, sunny place to enjoy your delicious brunch meal this summer! These are the best brunch spots with hidden patios you definitely need to check out this summer.
14. Bonjour Brioche
Where: 812 Queen St E // Leslieville
This brunch will make you feel like you were transported straight to France. They make all their baguettes, croissants and baked goods in house and their brunch is honestly delicious. Their outdoor patio is small so you'll most likely end up waiting in line on a weekend but it's 100% worth it.
13. Farmhouse Tavern
Where: 1627 Dupont St // Junction Triangle
This is probably the best brunch in all of the Junction Triangle area. Their large outdoor patio offers the perfect spot to enjoy a sunny brunch in the summertime. They serve classics like eggs benedict, pancakes, and more!
Where: 70 Fraser Ave // Liberty Village
School is definitely one of the best brunch spots in the city. They're known for their incredibly fluffy pancake stacks and fried chicken and waffles which are probably their top sellers. They also open up their huge outdoor patio during the summer that's perfect for a sunny weekend brunch.
Where: 268 Howland Ave // The Annex
This huge patio is located in the back of Chadwick's which gives it much more privacy and takes you away from the noise of the street. They offer diner-style brunch which is perfect when you're just craving some simple and delicious breakfast foods.
10. Okay Okay Diner
Where: 1128 Queen St E // Leslieville
This classic diner is perfect when you're craving a greasy, delicious brunch on the weekends. During the summer they set up tables and bright coloured chairs on the side street where you'll have views of the mural beside you and the busy Queen St in front of you.
9. Harvest Kitchen
Where: 124 Harbord St // Harbord Village
If you're a vegetarian then this is going to be your new favourite spot! They have a huge, second-floor patio that's sunny and covered in lush trees. They serve their brunch on the weekends including items like eggs benedict, pancakes, steel cut oats, breakfast burritos and more!
8. Aunties & Uncles
Where: 74 Lippincott St // Harbord Village
This small cafe is probably one of the most popular brunch spots in Toronto on the weekends. They have a small outdoor seating area shaded with umbrellas that's perfect for the summer months. Some of the favourite items on their menu include their French toast, granola, breakfast pockets and more.
Where: 295 Adelaide St W // Downtown Toronto
This Italian restaurant took Toronto by storm when it opened because of it's stunning interior design. During the summer months they also open a sunny and fresh outdoor patio that is perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner. They brunch menu includes items like breakfast pizza, porchetta and eggs, ricotta pancakes and more.
6. El Caballito
Where: 220 King St W // King West
This Mexican hangout is super popular for drinks and dinner during the evenings but they actually serve a super cool brunch on the weekends as well! They serve Mexican-inspired brunch eats like their huevos rancheros eggs benedict, churro pancakes, corn pancakes and more! Make sure to check their Instagram page for information on their brunch hours.
5. Bar Reyna
Where: 158 Cumberland St // Downtown Toronto
This Mediterranean restaurant probably has one of the prettiest patios in the entire city. Complete with cozy bench seats, hanging twinkle lights and white fabrics it's a gorgeous spot to enjoy weekend brunch. Their brunch menu features items like avocado toast, duck benedict, shakshuka, French toast and more!
4. Maha's Egyptian Brunch
Where: 226 Greenwood Ave // Gerrard Village
Maha's is home to the best Egyptian brunch in the city! They serve brunch all day everyday and their sunny patio is where you need to be this summer. They serve awesome plates like their shakshuka, Egyptian falafel, sunny eggs and foole and so much more! Plus their latte art is always on point.
3. Gusto 101
Where: 101 Portland St // King West
Gusto 101 serves unreal Italian food and their have one of the best patio setups in the city. This 2-storey restaurant has both a main level patio and an upper level patio to choose from. They serve classic brunch eats like frittata, avocado toast, ricotta pancakes, breakfast pizzas and more!
Where: 80 Blue Jays Way // Downtown Toronto
Kost is the rooftop brunch spot that's located on the 44th floor of the gorgeous Bisha Hotel. They have a stunning outdoor pool, views of the CN Tower and unreal brunch plates! You can try their coconut pancakes, breakfast wrap, eggs benedict, avocado toast and more.
1. Portland Variety
Where: 587 King St W // Entertainment District
Portland Variety is a King West classic for brunch food. They have a takeout coffee and pasty area in the front and a sunny patio on the side! Their brunch consists of items like lemon ricotta pancakes, steel cut oatmeal, brioche French toast and more.