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Oct 6, 2006 03:07 PM

Sunday brunch near(ish) Yonge/Charles?

I'm meeting 5 friends for brunch this Sunday and since the weather is looking good, I was wondering if anyone knew of a good place somewhat near Yonge/Charles with a sunny patio?

One girl is going to see the Blue Man Group and is meeting her family around 1:00pm, so I'd like to find someplace which isn't too far away. Another catch is that she was thinking of meeting around 10:30 or 11:00, which is a bit earlier than a lot of places seem to open on Sundays.

Foodwise, we'd just like a mix of Eggs Benedict-type things and lunch items. And pricewise, someplace with mains around $15 or less would be ideal. Thanks for your suggestions!

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  1. I'm a fan of Daybreak, which is at Church & Carlton. This would mean about a ten-minute walk to Yonge & Charles afterwards.

    I think it opens early on weekends (8ish), and has all the menu items you're looking for.

    1. Wish at 3 Charles East mostly fits the bill. I wouldn't describe their front patio as sunny since it's covered. However, brunch is served starting at 10am, they're literally right around the corner from the theatre, they have the Benny & such mix you're looking for plus fab juices.

      1. Brownstone Bistro at Yonge and Gloucester is just 5 minutes south of the theatre. Good for brunch and lots of choices.

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        1. re: Zengarden

          Definitely seconded.

          Brownstone is indeed great.

        2. I like Hair of the Dog at Church and one block north of Carlton- nice south-facing patio- Wish at Charles and YOnge is a north-facing patio but is great food and warm patio-

          1. I just wanted to follow-up; I wound up making reservations at Wish and was quite impressed. The food was good (I loved how instead of just getting bacon and eggs, you could get sausage, bacon and eggs). Juices were pricey but delicious, and the place felt quite cozy - I was bracing myself for it to be a bit snobby.

            Thanks for the recommendations! I'm going to keep the other places in mind for next time :)