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May 28, 2009 11:26 AM

Weekday breakfast downtown at 6 am

I work downtown and my day starts at 7 a.m. On Fridays, I would love to have breakfast out. Are there any little restos, diners etc where a solo female diner can have a hearty breakfast?

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    1. re: ellebelle

      not exactly the greatest, but Fran's is open 24hrs and they have a location at Yonge/college and one by the Eaton centre.
      There's also Golden griddle at Yonge/Carlton

      1. re: ellebelle

        The downtown core - so anywhere on University Ave or Yonge St between Union - Bloor towards the East and Spadina towards the west.

        (The "U" yellow loop subway line)

      2. How about the Sunset Grill right on the southwest corner of Richmond & Yonge?

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        1. re: farmgirl1836

          that Sunset Grill doesn't open til 7 am.

        2. Avenue Diner on Spadina and Camden (one small block south of Richmond)

          the exact definition of a greasy spoon divey diner

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          1. re: c_snapper

            Yes - aka Avenue Open Kitchen at Spadina and Camden opens at 6 am.

            Avenue Open Kitchen
            7 Camden St, Toronto, ON M5V1V2, CA

          2. The Senator is 24 hours, isn't it? Never been though but it looks cute from the outside.

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            1. re: canadianbeaver

              No, it's not a 24 hours. Opens for breakfast at 7:30 am.

              1. re: JamieK

                Too bad. Could have sworn I saw it said 24 hours. I got too excited, I guess.

            2. Not sure about your definition of downtown or how you get there but if you're in the 'hood, doesn't Mars Food on College open pretty early?

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              1. re: peppermint pate

                I get there by subway or the blue night bus.

                1. re: TOchowgal

                  7 West is 24 hours. I went for breakfast a long time ago. It was eggs and stuff.