Looking for a tasty start to your day? We’ve got you covered.
You don’t have to go to a food chain to snack on a delicious breakfast sandwich. In fact, some of the best breakfast sandwiches in the city are found at local breakfast joints, bake shops, and everything in between.
Check out the 10 best breakfast sandwiches in Toronto.
173 Danforth Avenue
Dough Bakeshop is a family-owned bakery where everything is made fresh with organic ingredients, and they make small batches in order to waste as little food as possible. It’s both tasty and sustainable! They make loads of goodies, such as pastry, tarts, fruit pies, cookies, and more. For breakfast, try the Breakfast Sammy, which comes with a fried egg, cheddar and your choice of peameal, tomato, or avocado as a base, and any bun you desire.
189 Augusta Avenue
Egg Bae is made from scratch, gourmet egg sandwiches perfect for breakfast any time of the day. Not to mention, it’s run by Chopped Canada’s Champion Wallace Wong and friend Kevin Hoang. Located in the trendy Kensington Market, be sure to stop by and try one of their many tasty egg sammies. We suggest trying the Notorious Bae, which comes with a prime rib beef patty, parmesan cheese and topped with a fried egg. A breakfast made for champions!
1104 College street
The Blackcat Espresso not only has plenty of drinks for coffee lovers, but they also offer food. Their breakfast sandwiches are definitely a favourite among customers. Plus, it’s indie vibe makes it hip and trendy. Did we mention that they have a liquor license? Try out their breakfast sandwiches the bacon and tomato, or basil sandwich you’ll be happy you did!
The Epicure Shop
473 Parliament Street
This little shop has been a staple in Cabbage town since the ’80s. A little bodega shop that sells meats, cheeses, spreads, bread, sweets, and more! Their breakfast sandwiches are delicious and made fresh with your choice of bread. Try their Popeye breakfast sandwich that comes with an egg, spinach, and Havarti. Perfect for that pick me up energy boost that you need in the morning.
Bay and Elm
Need outdoor scenery for a change? Try The Eggman, a food truck that specializes in gourmet breakfast food. You can enjoy a breakfast that is not only delicious, but hearty and filling,made by Chef Tom. Items on the menu include breakfast poutine, omelettes, breakfast sandwiches and more! We suggest trying the BELT, with applewood smoked bacon, egg, shredded lettuce, fresh Roma tomatoes, Canadian cheddar cheese, and mayo with an egg bun.
The Bagel Shop
1450 Whitehorse Road
This shop is mad about bagels, and you can get a bagel sandwich of any sort, including breakfast! It is also fairly priced, which is a great bonus! Try anything from the Sunrise Menu, but we suggest the Western Omelette or the classic BLT.
Lazy Daisy’s Cafe
1515 Gerrard Street East
Lazy Daisy’s Cafe is rustic farm chic that serves tasty homemade food, from soups to pastries to breakfast sandwiches made with free range eggs. Enjoy the Hi-Rise, made with aged cheddar, two fried eggs, avocado, baby leaf spinach, and garlic mayo on a buttermilk biscuit.
Porchetta & Co.
A homegrown favourite among customers, this shop offers high-quality food, and their porchetta or pork is unique because they make them free from hormones and antibiotics. Try their breakfast special made with peameal bacon, fried egg, cheddar, and HP sauce on a Mini martins potato roll.
96 Tecumseth Street
This cozy polished shop specializes in biscuits and meats, using local meats and ingredients that celebrate Ontario’s local producers and farmers. They have a dinner menu that changes weekly, and their breakfast sandwiches are out of this world. Try the Mad Maple served on a buttermilk biscuit with fried chicken thigh, beast bacon, maple syrup, and a fried egg.
128A Sterling Road
The Drake Commissary at the Drake Hotel is a stylish space with a cafe, lounge and dining room that features a menu filled with delicious dishes that are worth the try. It is a bakery, bar, and larder with class. Start off your morning with a bagel with gourmet ingredients that will be sure to satisfy your palette.