The Best Brunch Spots Under $15

Your guide to affordable brunch in the city

Brunching is taken pretty seriously in Toronto so options are aplenty. If you’re wallet is feeling a little thin from the night before, don’t worry, deliciousness can come at a cheap price. Check out this list of brunch spots where you can enjoy a full blown meal for $15 or less.
 

AUNTIES & UNCLES

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(“Club” by chayday via Flickr.)

Voted the best breakfast in Toronto by NOW! Magazine, most food at this is College and Bathurst brunch spot is under $10. It’s also open 7 days a week, 9am to 3pm.
 

BOOM BREAKFAST & CO.

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Boom has locations on Eglinton, St. Clair, and College and recently expanded into Vaughan. The portions are huge, the prices are cheap, and the omelettes are mouth-watering. The frites served with most meals are also pretty life-changing.
 

LADY MARMALADE

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People come from all over the city to brunch at Lady Marmalade, so be warned of lines. Most of the ingredients used at their Toronto location are fresh and local, and the menu features everything from poached egg BLTs to crepe croque monsieurs. And, the A.M. poutine is magical.
 

THE GRAPEFRUIT MOON

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(“grapefruit moon chalkboard” by Gabriel Li via Flickr.)

There’s only two words needed to explain why this place is amazing: Breakfast. Burger.
 

MILDRED’S TEMPLE KITCHEN

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This Liberty Village hotspot bakes their scones and biscuits every morning, but the brunch service is only offered on the weekend. The Big Brunch Skillet is worth the week-long wait.
 

THE ACE

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If you’re feeling adventurous, The Roncesvalles breakfast spot offers some cool menu items, like pork belly and kimchi. There’s also caramelized bananas. ‘Nuff said.
 

LE PETIT DEJEUNER

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This literally translates to ‘the little breakfast,’ but we promise you’ll leave with full bellies. The recommended authentic Belgian waffles are anywhere from $7 to $15, and each of the many eggs benny varieties rings in at $15. Crepes are also $6.50.
 

MITZI’S CAFE

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Mitzi’s menu changes with the seasons, but the staples remain the same. The seasonal menu options are all very rich and delicious, but if you’re feeling classic, ask for the traditional breakfast.
 

FANNY CHADWICK’S

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Brunch is served from 10am – 4pm on the weekends at Fanny Chadwick’s. All of the food is local and ethical, and the meats are all farm-raised. The menu boasts fancy dishes like Finnish Pancakes and Smoked Beef Brisket Hash and they also give you the power to create your own benny.
 

GEORGE ST. DINER

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This place was featured in the food television show, The F – Word, and Patrick J. Adams (aka Mike Ross from Suits) is a fan. Most importantly, the Irish breakfast with soda bread is a must-try.
 

(Main photo by Mary Crandall via Flickr)