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Where to have brunch in Roncesvalle Village?

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mnash01 Feb 23, 2007 11:35 AM

Any recommendations for brunch in Bloor West or Roncesvalle Village in Toronto?

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    downtown RE: mnash01 Feb 23, 2007 12:09 PM

    Mitzi's on Sorauren - great brunch but getting a table can be a challenge. Go early.

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      pirade RE: mnash01 Feb 23, 2007 05:51 PM

      Lots of choices on Roncesvalles. Butler's Pantry has fabulous French Toast and is casual an inexpensive. River and Boho are still reasonable but a little nicer. River's back room is especially warm and relaxing.

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        flipp RE: mnash01 Feb 25, 2007 06:11 AM

        Two popular but hit-and-miss choices (in my opinion) are the Sunrise and the Freshwood Grill.

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          bellywizard RE: mnash01 Feb 25, 2007 12:59 PM

          "easy" on queen just east of ronces.

          1. Oliver Ranch RE: mnash01 Feb 25, 2007 01:10 PM

            Have only been there for dinner but River is a nice place. Socially minded restaurant, too, helping at-risk youth train to qualify for steady, better paying jobs.

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              flipp RE: mnash01 Feb 25, 2007 01:50 PM

              Oh yeah, I'll second Easy.

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                mgs RE: mnash01 Feb 26, 2007 07:43 AM

                Easy is great.

                Noticed that they may be expanding the restaurant, as there is a large storefront on King St., just E. of Roncesvalles that has an "Easy" sign. It will have a great view of the lake!

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                  A Train RE: mnash01 Feb 26, 2007 09:32 AM

                  I also like Easy at queen and ronces.
                  There's a new place on Dundas West right where Dundas and Roncesvalles meet.
                  It's called 'B' and is drawing a pretty good crowd in its first weeks.
                  Good Eggs Benny, served on a tea biscuit.

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                    phoenikia RE: mnash01 Feb 26, 2007 09:59 AM

                    Chopin has a brunch, if you like homestyle Polish food. Haven't tried them for brunch yet, but the dinners I've had there have been amazing.

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