St. Clair West has been climbing up Toronto’s to-watch list. The area is a welcome reprieve from the hustle of Downtown and is all the more convenient with the streetcar-only lane. Follow this guide to discover the top 10 brunch restaurants in this up-and-coming neighbourhood.
Cocoalatte, a cozy spot located just east of Christie, serves breakfast until noon on weekdays and offers a hearty variety of lunch combinations. In addition to classic breakfast staples, Cocoalatte also serves gluten-free treats. Aside from the popular Nutella latte, Cocoalatte also serves a mean breakfast tostada.
Cocoalatte, 671 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON, Canada +1 416 792 8696
The quintessential French café bakeshop, Pain Perdu draws a consistent morning crowd. Satisfy your morning cravings with delicate, buttery croissants or more substantial plates such as omelettes. The classic pain perdu, French toast, (which translates to ‘lost bread’ in French) topped with fresh fruit and authentic (and organic) maple syrup has yet to be beaten.
Pain Perdu, 736 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON, Canada +1 416 656 7246
Baker & Scone is a quaint bakeshop specializing in scones of all kinds. With over 15 alternating options from chai to vanilla, you’ll be sure to find the perfect scone, whether savoury or sweet. Embrace your inner Englishman and enjoy a scone and cuppa. Any scone is perfect paired with tea, though you can’t go wrong with the cheddar, chive, and dill scone as a savoury option.