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The real maple syrup brunch challenge

Full tummy Feb 24, 2008 06:16 PM

I have been disappointed too often by "upscale" restos serving up flavoured corn syrup.

So, where do you go for brunch and get served real maple syrup with your pancakes, French toast, etc.?

(One hopes that the rest of the brunch measures up to the higher standard set by serving real maple syrup.)

  1. deelicious Feb 24, 2008 07:35 PM

    Senator, Musa, Drake, Dessert Trends, Insomnia, Butler's Pantry to name a few serving some of the very best pancakes and/or french toast - all with real maple syrup.

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    1. re: deelicious
      Full tummy Feb 24, 2008 07:45 PM

      Great list to start! Thanks. Anybody have any others to add?

      1. re: Full tummy
        deelicious Feb 25, 2008 04:22 AM

        You can add Bar Italia to the list for their tasty stuffed french toast and pure maple syrup. Note: Based on my one time ordering the waffles, stay away - they were pre-made and re-heated!

    2. Otonabee Feb 25, 2008 04:21 AM

      Toba, Thuet for certain and I believe Barrio all do.

      1. chloe103 Feb 25, 2008 05:46 AM


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        1. re: chloe103
          fleisch Feb 25, 2008 06:56 AM

          Say what you will about 'em, Pickle Barrel always gives you a little bottle of real maple syrup.

          1. re: fleisch
            Full tummy Feb 25, 2008 01:39 PM

            Wow! If PB can do it, what's wrong with the rest of these skimpers?

            1. re: Full tummy
              tree25 Feb 25, 2008 01:48 PM

              Daybreak at Church and Carlton also serve real maple syrup.

              This may be out of topic, but I have to mentioned this because the experience is so unpleasant. When I went to PB for brunch 2 weeks ago, they gave me dirty cutlery with dried food stuck on them. I had to exchange for 2 sets before I could have a set of clean knife and fork. Really gross me out!

              1. re: tree25
                deelicious Feb 25, 2008 05:38 PM

                PB at Atrium on Bay is always clean and fresh in my experience. Sherway is bad.

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          furhead Feb 25, 2008 09:12 AM

          Homeway has real maple syrup and is great.

          The Homeway
          955 Mt Pleasant, Toronto, ON M4P2L7, CA

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            TorontoJo Feb 25, 2008 05:03 PM

            Yep, just had great french toast there on Sunday with real maple syrup. Yummy.

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            zoohort2 Feb 25, 2008 02:13 PM

            The Rosebud for sure!!!!!!

            1. pinkprimp Feb 25, 2008 05:23 PM

              I think the give you the real stuff at Le Petit Dejeuner

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