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Aug 18, 2013 07:00 AM

Best crispy home fries Toronto

Hi there. Wondering if anyone knows of a breakfast place that serves really crispy home fries. I'm not talking the mushy slow cooked on back of the griddle with onions and peppers type but really crispy or preferably deep fried. So far the home fries at Skyway Jacks in Streetsville have measured up but I live in High Park Area of Toronto and looking for something closer.

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  1. I haven't been to Skyway Jacks to compare but I've had excellent crispy potatoes at Easy and Aunties and Uncles. The wait on the weekend can be horrible but worth the wait IMO

    9 Replies
    1. re: Nevy

      Nevy, I have a quick question about Aunties and Uncles. I've been dying to try it, but I hear that the line ups are horrible. Is that true? And if so, how long did you have to wait in line?

      1. re: kwass

        The line up is pretty bad on the weekends. I'm not going to lie. The time I went on May Saturday morning was close to 50 minutes. I'm not sure if that's the norm or everyone in Toronto is out in full brunch mode to escape the old winter season finally.

        1. re: Nevy

          That's crazy. Did you go for a late brunch or an early brunch? I ask only because I'm usually out for brunch/breakfast around 9:30. I wonder if that's early enough to beat the line ups or if they have line ups as soon as they open?

          1. re: kwass

            you'll be fine it only gets super busy later on when all the hungover kids wake up

                1. re: MissBingBing

                  I was thinking of that as well. Thanks MBB!

              1. re: disgusti

                +1. We unfortunately went late brunch times because my friend is NOT a morning person. I think we arrived around 11 am or so. I think the waitstaff commented that it's starts to get nutty after 10 am and the line just keeps going.

                1. re: Nevy

                  Ok. So if I don't get there during the week, I'll be sure to get there before 10 on the weekend.

                  Thanks everyone :)

      2. New York Cafe at Broadview & Danforth.

        1. The duck fat fried home fries at Lisa Marie are very crispy and tasty. Only served during weekend brunch.