If Toronto does one thing better than any other city, it has to be brunch. We've got a huge amount of restaurants serving up killer brunch food that you just can't find anywhere else.
From creative eggs benedict to stacks of fluffy pancakes to avocado toast, this city doesn't just boast all the classic brunch foods - it takes them to a whole new level!
Now that it's finally warming up outside, we're all down to enjoy our meals on terraces and enjoy the weather. Luckily, tons of brunch spots in Toronto have gorgeous patios that offer a cozy, sunny place to indulge in your delicious brunch! These are the best brunch places with hidden patios that you definitely need to check out this summer.
14. Bonjour Brioche, 812 Queen St E
This gem will make you feel like you've been 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, 1627 Dupont St
This hip eatery is probably the nicest brunch spot in the entire Junction Triangle area. Their large outdoor patio is the perfect area to enjoy a sunny meal in the summertime. They serve classics like eggs benedict, pancakes, and more!
12. School, 70 Fraser Ave
School is definitely one of the ultimate brunch restaurants in the city. They're known for their incredibly fluffy pancake stacks, plus their top-selling fried chicken and waffles. They also open up both of their outdoor patios during the summer, absolutely perfect for a sunny weekend brunch.
11. Chadwick's, 268 Howland Ave
This huge patio is located in the back of Chadwick's, lending it much more privacy and less street noise. They offer diner-style brunch, perfect for when you're craving some simple yet impeccable fare. Also, they've got an awesome build-your-own-benny option here!
10. Okay Okay Diner, 1128 Queen St E
This classic diner is perfect when you're craving a greasy, lip-smacking all-day breakfast. During the summer, they set up tables and brightly coloured chairs on the side street, where you'll have views of the mural beside you and busy Queen Street in front of you.
9. Harvest Kitchen, 124 Harbord St
Where my vegetarians at? Welcome to your new go-to, with its huge second-floor patio covered in lush trees. They serve brunch on the weekends, including items like eggs benedict, pancakes, steel cut oats, breakfast burritos, and more!
8. Aunties & Uncles, 74 Lippincott St
This retro, cash-only cafe is probably one of the most popular weekend brunch destinations in Toronto. They have a small outdoor seating area shaded with umbrellas that's great for the summer months. Some of the favourite items on their menu include their French toast, granola, breakfast pockets, and more.
7. Figo, 295 Adelaide St W
With its stunning interior design, this Italian restaurant took Toronto by storm when it debuted. During the summer, they also open a beautiful, sleek outdoor patio that's ideal for enjoying any meal. Their brunch menu includes amazing Italian-inspired items like breakfast pizza, porchetta and eggs, and ricotta pancakes.
6. Against the Grain, 25 Dockside Dr
We're not just talking a huge outdoor patio, waterfront views, and hearty weekend brunch here. This hot spot also boasts a table-round mimosa deal for $30 and a build-your-own-caesar option.
5. Bar Reyna, 158 Cumberland St
This Mediterranean restaurant probably has the prettiest all-season patio 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 unique items like snow crab benedict, shakshuka, baklava French toast, and more!
4. Maha's Egyptian Brunch, 226 Greenwood Ave
Maha's is home to the best Egyptian brunch in the city! They serve brunch all day every day, 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, 101 Portland St
Gusto 101 serves unreal Italian food, and they have one of the best patio setups in the city. This two-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, and breakfast pizzas!
2. Kost, 80 Blue Jays Way
Kost is the rooftop brunch spot located on the 44th floor of the gorgeous Bisha Hotel. They have a stunning outdoor pool, views of the CN Tower, and amazing brunch plates! You can try their coconut pancakes, breakfast wrap, eggs benedict, ranchero bowl, and more.
1. Portland Variety, 587 King St W
Portland Variety is a King West classic for brunch food. They have a takeout coffee and pastry area in the front and a sunny patio on the side! Think delicious lemon ricotta pancakes, steel cut oatmeal, brioche French toast, and so much more goodness!