If you’ve got a hankering for some tasty waffles in this vast city, you won’t have to travel too far to find a joint that serves the delicious, fluffy breakfast dish. The real struggle is figuring out where you can find the best ones. We’ve done all the work for you, so check out the best waffles you’ll find in Toronto.
Wafels & More
Wafels & More is Toronto’s only 100 per cent Belgian waffle joint, made with authentic pearl sugar. Located in Kensington Market, each item on the menu is made to order right in front of you. They’ve got a pretty stacked menu with sweet waffles like the Cotton Candy and savoury waffles like the Nordic Waffle, which is topped with smoked salmon, cream cheese, and capers.
This delicious Junction spot serves their own twist on chicken and waffles with their Fried Chicken ‘n’ Waffle ‘Wich. The hearty dish comes with a buttermilk boneless chicken thigh, lettuce, and Dirty Food mayo sprinkled with candied jalapenos in between two fluffy buttermilk waffles.
School is a bakery, cafe, bar and restaurant that’s well known for having one of the best brunches in the city. Their buttermilk fried chicken & waffles come stacked high with their homemade hot honey sauce and drizzled with brown sugar butter.
The Starving Artist is the place to go for some of the cheapest and tastiest waffles in town. This local waffle house serves everything including vegan/gluten free waffles, waffle bacon, and even a waffle grilled cheese. The signature waffle bacon, ringing in at only $6, is a couple of strips of crispy bacon that get battered and pressed into a waffle iron, served with maple syrup on the side.
Dirty Bird Chicken & Waffles
The Dirty Bird is one of the most well known spots in town to grab some savoury chicken and waffles. With primarily locally sourced ingredients, the meat and waffles are juicy and fresh. The Clucker is their specialty, with a maple buttered waffle topped with a mountain of dry rubbed wings and drizzled with a sweet, tangy sauce.
Pastel Creperie & Dessert Place
This Yonge street cafe is all over Instagram with their delicious waffles that are the size of your face. They serve a series of dessert waffles from a Matcha Green Tea Waffle to the Black Sesame, which comes with peanuts, sponge cake, and homemade sesame ice cream.
Bang Bang Ice Cream
Bang Bang Ice Cream serves up traditional Hong Kong egg waffles with a hefty scoop of ice cream rolled in the middle. This Ossington shop has flavours of ice cream you’ve probably never heard of like Totaro, London Fog, Cinnamon Toast, and Lychee Rosewater Raspberry.
Cluck Clucks is the perfect hub for comfort food in Toronto. They have tons of unique varieties of chicken and waffles, featuring their waffle sandwich “Cluck Yeah!” This flavourful dish is a boneless chicken breast served between a fresh jalapeno and cheddar waffle with coleslaw, chipotli aioli, and a dill mayo.
The White Brick Kitchen
Koreatown’s relaxed joint is serving up a delicious Sunday brunch where you can indulge in a variety of waffle based breakfasts. The sweet tooth in your life has just got to munch on their sugar filled Strawberry Waffles that come topped with a strawberry sauce and cream cheese icing.
Brunch at Saving Grace is full of delicious twists on classic dishes, and I dare you to find a list of waffle joints in Toronto that Saving Grace isn’t on. The menu is full of seasonally-inspired dishes. If you’re a waffle lover, you’ve got to check out this quirky little restaurant on Dundas West.