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bougouni Jul 13, 2008 04:34 AM

Hi--can anyone suggest a decent place for Sun. brunch near Toronto's Union Station? Great food, not too fancy would be perfect. I'd appreciate it!

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    phoenikia Jul 14, 2008 04:07 PM

    Beerbistro, just east of Yonge & King.

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      currycue Jul 14, 2008 09:53 AM

      Le Petit Dejeuner:

      http://www.oldtowntoronto1793.com/pag...

      Expect at least a small line up though, it's really good.

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        stapler Jul 14, 2008 05:59 AM

        Actually, oddly enough because I do not like hotel food at all, I second the rec for the Royal York. It's a beautiful property and the exec chef has a veg garden on the roof, he's really pash about his food. Also the Kind Edward hotel has a gorgeous buffet brunch. Enjoy TO, spend some time exploring!

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          mac n cheeze Jul 13, 2008 11:22 AM

          Jamie Kennedy Wine Bar- excellent brunch; highly recommended

          Please, please avoid Marche and Cora - ick, ick,ick

          1. Dimbulb Jul 13, 2008 07:15 AM

            Second Jamie Kennedy on Church just south of Front (five minutes from Union)

            Not only one of the best brunches, but one of the best restauarants in Canada. Get this: they serve Canadian food! And no Eggs Benny.

            And any two dishes for $20 is a deal for a place of this quality.

            Avoid Cora's — it's a chain and unfathomably popular (half hour line-ups!)

            http://www.jkkitchens.com/v3/restaura...

            1. JamieK Jul 13, 2008 06:18 AM

              Right across the street, there's a good Sunday brunch buffet in the Epic restaurant at the Fairmont Royal York hotel.
              http://www.fairmont.com/royalyork/Gue...

              1. atomeyes Jul 13, 2008 05:57 AM

                for the love of god, do NOT go to Marche!! promise me this!
                personally, i'd suggest that you walk north to queen st (10 minute walk north) and take a streetcar east for 5 minutes to leslieville. the brunch pickings are pretty good between Broadview and Pape. and its not hard to get there

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                  CIRCLES_SQ Jul 13, 2008 05:02 AM

                  It's only a 15 minute walk to Jamie Kennedy Wine bar at Front Street East+Church Street for their Sunday Brunch, which is great. Also.......Cora's, North of Front Street West, on Blue Jay Way, but it's more of a simple little breakfast.

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