Breakfast at the St. Lawrence Market?
- ottawaoperadiva Nov 19, 2012 07:31 AM
I will be visiting Toronto next weekend and would like to tie in a Saturday morning visit to SLM. Does anyone know if the restos are open for breakfast? I am getting a hankering for peameal bacon on a bun but am willing to take recommendations if anyone knows of a spot I must try. Also does anyone know if the North Market is still open at this time of year or have they closed for the season? Thanks!
SLM opens at 5am on Saturdays. Having never actually been there that early I can't attest to whether all the vendors actually get going right at 5, but it's a big day at the market so you can get there early and most things are open (i.e. already bustling by 8am). The north market is open every Saturday - just slimmer pickings as we get into the colder months.
Thanks everyone for your help. It looks like there is a small canteen just inside the the north market offering two types of egg dishes (scrambled or omelette I think?). For a more substantial breakfast there is Paddingtons just inside the south market (first place on the right). I noticed many of the other stands were open as well although not really serving breakfast type food. I had a lighter dinner on Friday night so was quite hungry for breakfast on Saturday morning. I ended up stopping for breakfast at Over Easy on Yonge Street on the way there since I didn't think I could wait until I arrived at the market-;) I had a really enjoyable visit to the market though. Lots of locally grown veggies were still available in the north market as well as lots of meat and some cheeses.