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Best brunch in Roncesvalles/Ossington/High Park area?

Sarah Cat Dec 28, 2008 05:00 AM

We love Mitzi's but I fear on this particular Sunday morning they won't be able to find a table for four.... ever! Where should we go? We like delicious food and we don't like waiting for tables!

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    escoffier RE: Sarah Cat Dec 28, 2008 06:10 AM

    If you can make it to College and Bathurst there's always Sneaky Dee's, Nirvana, Maggies or Utopia.

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      saira RE: Sarah Cat Dec 28, 2008 09:25 AM

      Easy's on Ronces and Queen is great - though a little more pricier than some of the others. B on Dundas/Ronces is also cute (small space though).

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        Beef Pattie RE: saira Dec 28, 2008 05:32 PM

        B is no longer there - it has been replaced by some other breakfast place. I'm not sure of the name or quality though.

      2. robgm RE: Sarah Cat Dec 29, 2008 02:27 AM

        Mitizi's Sister just down the avenue on Queen West. A couple of doors east of Mitzi's Sister is Mezzrow's, with great food. Sunrise on Roncesvalles and Howard Park.

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          FlyingChef RE: Sarah Cat Dec 29, 2008 01:48 PM

          Brads is great for Brunch and Lunch.

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            airsey RE: Sarah Cat Dec 30, 2008 06:26 AM

            We're a little past Sunday here but if you venture out again on a Sunday in the nabe I recommend the following places:

            Ossington: Levack Block, Delux
            DuWest (I am now using this name to promote the area between Dufferin/Lansdowne on Dundas) - Cafe Lula (in the Lula Lounge)
            Roncesvalles - Easy
            High Park/Junction - Cool Hand of Girl

            I haven't tried the B replacement yet... it was closed when I last tried.

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              ocean RE: Sarah Cat Dec 30, 2008 02:28 PM

              I would recommend the Beet in the junction. It is amazing. Try the Huveous Rancheros it is great!

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                robgm RE: ocean Dec 30, 2008 02:42 PM

                i don't know the junction scene at all....tell me more about it and especially a place with a great name like cool hand....

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                  ocean RE: robgm Dec 30, 2008 04:13 PM

                  the junction is the area considered keele and dundas. There are a lot of new places that have opend up there.
                  1. The Sweet Potato Organic Market
                  2. The Beet
                  3. Cool Hand
                  4. Curry twist-have not eaten there but my friend highly recommends it!

              2. JKL5 RE: Sarah Cat Dec 31, 2008 06:34 AM

                dakota tavern (ossington and dundas) has a breakfast buffet , there are always lineups out the door later in the morning, so ive never had a chance to go, but early on they say it's quiet...

                B is gone and replaced with something "nosh"? friends have reccomended the new spot, but again ive yet to go

                dr generousity on bloor by runneymeded is fast service but i find the food is hit and miss

                mitzi's is worth the wait imo

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                  Sarah Cat RE: JKL5 Jan 1, 2009 01:03 PM

                  Thanks!! It's always good to have a list of breakfast/brunch standbys in the hood. I had soup once at The Beet and it was fantastic. Will check out the others!!

                2. pinkskittles RE: Sarah Cat Jan 2, 2009 12:28 AM

                  yasi's place is pretty good, down to earth place. i'd recommend the chipotle sauce.. it comes free.. then again i really like chipotle. they have organic beef burger and free range chicken sandwiches. they serve lunch items too, great for people who aren't big on breakfast items (like myself) so it makes me happy. they have some pretty good eggs too, and their potatoes that come with almost every dish are pretty good. it's a small place but i've always seemed to find a spot (even though call was close a few times).

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                    Sarah Cat RE: pinkskittles Jan 2, 2009 01:22 PM

                    i'd never heard to yasi's place so i just googled it — it's really close to us — and i think i know yasi! she designed costumes for a show i was in years ago.

                    teensy world.

                    will check this place out! and will say hi to yasi!

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                    1212 RE: Sarah Cat Nov 8, 2009 10:17 AM

                    Amazing brunch... omelete was delicious!

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