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Pancakes or French Toast for Dinner!

hungryabbey Apr 27, 2011 06:34 PM

Hi everyone,

Sometimes I get in the mood to have a big platter of pancakes or french toast for dinner. There are some places that do have breakfast all day, but very few will include pancakes/french toast (sweet breakfast items) for dinner... most just have a couple egg dishes.
Any ideas where I can get pancakes or french toast for dinner? I'm okay with diner-style, as long as its clean and okay to eat in. Downtown or East GTA, if possible!
Thanks in advance!

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  1. TorontoJo RE: hungryabbey Apr 27, 2011 06:56 PM

    I *think* that Terry's at Bellamy and Ellesmere (same plaza as Federick's) does all-day breakfast with the full breakfast menu. And honestly, it's the type of place that would probably make them for you anyway if you asked.

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      Brain of J RE: TorontoJo Apr 28, 2011 12:55 PM

      I've passed Terry's tons of times on my way to Feddy's.....solid diner?

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        TorontoJo RE: Brain of J Apr 28, 2011 01:31 PM

        I've only ever had breakfast there, which is a solid diner breakfast. Never tried anything else!

    2. meatnveg RE: hungryabbey Apr 27, 2011 09:35 PM

      I may be wrong, but Future Bakery (bloor & Brunswick has an all day breakfast and IIRC they have french toast as well

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        piccola RE: meatnveg Sep 8, 2011 06:46 PM

        I know this is an old thread, but after having a late breakfast at Future today, I have to say -- don't do it. Worst breakfast I've ever paid for. Dry, overcooked eggs with soggy vegetables and limp potatoes, not to mention horrible coffee. BF and I agreed we would've had better at Boom, of all places.

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        hungryabbey RE: hungryabbey Apr 28, 2011 07:06 PM

        Okay those are a couple options.. any others?? There must be more!

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          TorontoJo RE: hungryabbey Apr 29, 2011 03:18 AM

          Mars diner at Yonge/Eg or College and Bathurst. Golden Griddle - multiple locations.

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            TorontoJo RE: hungryabbey Apr 29, 2011 03:46 AM

            Just thought of another place -- Ontario Bistro at Dundas and Ontario. They are known for their pancakes. However, I don't actually know if they are still open, as their web site is down.


            Ontario Bistro
            383 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5A2A6, CA

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            tasoid RE: hungryabbey Apr 29, 2011 04:19 AM

            Shanghai Cowgirl on Queen has french toast when open. ( till 4am on weekends).

            Shanghai Cowgirl
            538 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

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              hungryabbey RE: tasoid Apr 29, 2011 06:25 PM

              Hm thats a good option. Thanks!

            2. ekim256 RE: hungryabbey May 1, 2011 12:35 AM

              Great question - wish I had a good answer for you as I've been peeking at this thread for awhile now. Golden Griddle's crepes were so bad that I wouldn't ever recommend anything else from there - but that's to be expected. Same with Frans. Wouldn't be surprised if The Counter offered them too, but it'd be a terrible rec as well!
              I've had French Toast /w Foie Gras as a dinner appetizer from Brasaii before - but wasn't a fan. Wish I had a good rec for you!

              I realize that this is a downer-reply, but just my two cents anyways...you just made me pop a couple of Eggos in the toaster though - my backup quick breakfast-for-dinner staple :(


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                hungryabbey RE: ekim256 May 3, 2011 06:06 PM

                hm.. it seems that there is a gap in our culinary scene (biiiig surprise!!)
                well, keep your eyes peeled for me!

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                carocantcook RE: hungryabbey May 1, 2011 07:17 PM

                If you deign to eat at Pickle Barrel, you can get their French toast at dinnertime.

                1. jlunar RE: hungryabbey Sep 8, 2011 08:51 PM

                  Just to verify - The Counter does have an option of three dinner-plate sized pancakes, one with sausage embedded, one with bacon embedded, and a third, plain one with an egg on top. Ridiculously large. Bad-to-meh.

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