Whether you’re fueling up for the day, enjoying a mimosa brunch with your BFFs, or nursing a hangover from the night before, here is our 2022 list of the best breakfast & brunch spots in Burlington!
For indoor dining/patio, take-out or delivery, #SupportLocal and enjoy a sweet or savoury breakfast that is sure to delight your tastebuds and cure your cravings.
Ps. Check out our separate articles for the best brunch spots in Oakville & Bronte!
Saving Thyme Catering & Patisserie
Pop in any time for a coffee, tea or latte and something from their all day menu. Perhaps a croissant with house preserve, ham and gruyere, a breakfast sandwich with egg, bacon, aged cheddar and cayenne aioli or a healthy bowl of house granola? Everything is made in house using fresh ingredients with a touch of French tradition. (PS. they just launched a dinner menu too!)
savingthyme.ca | 450 Appleby Line, Burlington | 905-929-9955
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | Enjoy all-day dine-in brunch at the bistro (Tuesday-Saturday from 8am-5pm or Sunday from 8am-4pm)
Click here to view the menu and order online for either take-out or delivery!
Newly opened, Benedict Eatery is a quaint breakfast spot located in the heart of downtown Burlington’s Village Square! Along with classic homestyle breakfast platters (bacon, eggs and toast) and comforting delights (waffles, pancakes, French toast), you’ll enjoy a selection of health-conscious delights (including gourmet salads) and an enticing list of Eggs Benedict options!
benedicteatery.business.site | 2045 Pine St Unit 54, Burlington | 905-632-2225
Dine-In/Take-Out | Enjoy all-day breakfast/brunch and lunch (every day from 8am-3pm)
Spencer’s at the Waterfront
Located on the Burlington lakefront, Spencer’s at the Waterfront offers breathtaking views and fabulous food. Whether it’s mouth-watering steak from our butcher, sustainably sourced seafood or freshly harvested produce from our farm, each ingredient is transformed into something delightfully delicious. The weekend brunch menu features Avocado & Burrata Toast, Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Vanilla Bean Waffles among many other sweet and savoury gourmet delights…
spencers.ca | 905-633-7494 | 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington
Dine-In/Patio/Take-Out | Brunch served every Saturday and Sunday (11am-3pm).
Reserve a table online or by phone.
PÜR & SIMPLE
PÜR meets SIMPLE. This breakfast (and lunch) locale warmly welcomes you to try something from their mouth-watering menu that pairs craveable breakfast items with nutritious and gluten-friendly delights! Gourmet yet affordable, you’ll find everything from bright smoothie bowls to sweet waffles and savoury benedicts — all made with love.
purandsimple.com | 1940 Appleby Line, Unit #22 | 289-313-6255
Dine-In/Patio/Take-Out/Delivery | Serving breakfast/brunch every day from 8am-2pm.
Lettuce Love Café
Good healthy food is what’s on the menu every day. Everything served is 100% gluten-free, plant-based and created from organic, local, farm-to-table, sustainable, fair-trade ingredients. After enjoying pancakes, a classic breakfast, or one of the signature Bowls, your tummy will feel super clean (and full).
lettucelovecafe.com | 399 John St.| (905) 637-2700
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | Weekend Brunch (10am-2pm).
Isabelle Restaurant & Lounge
Located inside the Pearle Hotel & Spa, along downtown Burlington’s beautiful waterfront, Isabelle delivers an authentic earth-to-table culinary experience – with a global twist! Culinary Director Ben Heaton has created a dining experience with an elegant yet familial approach. The laid-back vibe of California dining with the European family style approach is communicated through share-style dishes highlighting the produce from their farm and local producers. Encouraging genuine connection, Isabelle serves fresh and flavourful dishes ideal for sharing. Discover vibrant flavours inspired by coastal climates from around the world including Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Californian, brought to life through local ingredients and the bounty of their farm.
Isabelle.ca | 3 Elizabeth St, Burlington | 905-340-0590
Dine-In/Take-Out | Enjoy brunch every Saturday & Sunday beginning at 9am
Click here to make a reservation.
One of Burlington’s oldest diners that’s still running strong and serving a strong cuppa joe. A few changes have taken place over the years with renovations here and there but RW continues to serve big portions of tasty breakfasts. It’s pristine without being pretentious, friendly without being fake, and delicious without being expensive.
russellwilliamsrestaurant.com | 905-634-2929 | 20 Plains Rd E, Burlington
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | All-day breakfast served everyday day (9am-6pm).
The Coop Wicked Chicken
There’s wicked chicken to be had here – not to mention waffles, eggs and sandwiches. The WTF Waffles If you’re not afraid of a bit of spice in your maple syrup. Sustenance is also offered in liquid form on the Boozy Brunch menu.
thecoop.ca | 370 Brant St, Burlington | 289-815-2667
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | Brunch served every Saturday & Sunday (10:30am-3pm)
Rust Bistro Bar
Free of the usual convention, Rust Bistrobar is an intimate, casual cool dining destination open for dinner six nights a week and for brunch every Sunday. The brunch menu features a Moroccan Scramble, Steak & Eggs, or the “Huevos” Rancheros Tostada among other delights.
rustbistrobar.ca | 1801 Walkers Line #7, Burlington | 905-336-3555
Dine-In/Take-Out | Sunday Brunch (9am – 4pm)
Reservations available via OpenTable.
Not only does Pepperwood brew its own craft beers, they’re also open for weekend fixes of Eggs Benedict, Rise ‘n Shine Tacos, or a Brunch Patter for Two. Early – or late risers can enjoy their morning meal inside or outside on the patio (with a view of Lake Ontario for free).
Dine-In/Patio/Takeout | Weekend Brunch Saturday & Sunday (10:30am-2pm)
Click here to view the menu and place an order for take-out.
This Canadian franchise began serving breakfast in Montreal in 1987. Now with more than 130 locations across Canada, Burlington’s location is open for breakfast seven days a week with all of the options you’d expect from a breakfast chain – including lots of healthy options. Cora’s is also a Breakfast Club of Canada charitable partner.
3455 Fairview St.| 905-333-0100
2455 Appleby Line | 905 335-8300
Dine-In/Patio/Take-Out/Delivery | Serving breakfast seven days a week (7am-3pm).
Squires Public House
If you’re visiting on the weekend, why not order a Full English Breakfast, a Breakfast Burrito, Chef’s Omelette or good ol’ pancakes? Depending on the time of day you’re there (after lunch perhaps) ask for the Up Yer Kilt (coffee with Drambuie and Kahlúa).
squirespublichouse.com | 905-333-6627 | 3537 Fairview St, Burlington
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | Weekend brunch served Saturdays and Sundays 10am-2pm.
Lakeshore Coffee House
But first…coffee. Freshly ground beans are turned into hot cups of Americano, Espresso, Latte or Cappucino. If it’s tea you require, they make a wide range of blends like the London Fog, Chai Latte, or a White Chocolate Mocha. Try their waffles, a soup and sandwich combo, quiche, grilled cheese or one of the sweet treats.
lakeshorecoffeehouse.com | 905-631-1622 | 2007 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington
Dine-In/Patio/Take-Out/Delivery | Open seven days a week (8am-9pm).
Open early for people who like to rise with the sun, Sunset knows eggs, Grade A, served Scrambled, Sunny Side Up or Over Easy. Lots of other options and protein fare like chicken, AAA steak, corned beef or salmon. You’ll find lots of simple and lighter fare too, including organic yogurt and fruit or smoked salmon plate. Pancakes too!
2500 Appleby Line | 905-319-1419
728 Burloak | 289-337-3999
1235 Fairview St. | 905-633-6868
Dine-In/Take-Out | All-day breakfast served Monday to Friday (6:30am-3pm) and Saturday & Sunday (7am-3:30pm) at all three Burlington locations.
JC Hot Bagels
Simply put, this place does bagels and they do them well. From handcrafted breakfast sandwiches to their in-house cream cheese, you can’t go wrong at JCs. A large selection of bagels makes it hard to choose but if you have your eye on more than one, you can always bring some home.
jcbagels.com | (905) 631-6258 | 3011 New Street
Dine-In/Take-Out | Every day (7am-3pm)
Click here to view the menu and place an online order.
Eggs, sandwiches, bennies – oh my! This family-owned diner is one of Burlington’s breakfast hot spots. It’s become a popular choice for home-style meals that really hit the spot, plus service that is fast and friendly.
theskywaydiner.ca | (905) 592-1077 | 645 Plains Road East, Burlington
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | Open seven days a week (7am-9pm).
Rose Garden Family Restaurant
A few minutes away from Burlington’s Botanical Gardens, the Rose Garden Family Restaurant is another Burlington gem. They offer a great selection of classic breakfasts, including French toast and pancakes – and also have a menu for kids under 12. Get there early (weekdays before 11am) for early bird specials!
rosegardenfamily.weebly.com | 905-777-1880 | 1124 Plains Rd West, Burlington
Dine-In/Take-Out/Delivery | Open seven days a week with breakfast served from 7am-3pm.
Click here to view the menu and call to place an order for take-out.
Harvest Table Family Restaurant
For large portions, classic options, and a bottomless cup of coffee, visit Harvest Table. With classic favourites and a kids menu, the Harvest Table is a great choice for breakfast with your family!
(905) 632-5911 | 3350 Fairview Street
Dine-In/Patio/Take-Out | Breakfast served: Monday 7am-3pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 7am-8pm, Sunday 7am-5pm, closed on Friday.
Call to reserve a table.
This diner-style mom and pop shop makes you feel at home. Homestyle fried potatoes, eggs and bacon the way you like it. There’s just nothing that can beat a good ole fashioned traditional breakfast.
(905) 336-3954 | 2238 Mountainside Drive
Dine-In/Patio/Take-Out | Breakfast served: Monday to Friday 6am-3pm, Saturday 6am-2pm, closed on Sunday.
Call to reserve a table.
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