At the AGO, 317 Dundas West, at McCaul, 416-979-6612
Rooms don't come more jaw-droppingly gorgeous than the sculpture court of the Art Gallery of Ontario. And chef Anne Yarymowich's inspired takes on brekkie -- poached lobster salad with gazpacho veggies and yellow tomato salad -- are its equal.
69 Nassau, at Augusta, 416-340-1110
Serious caffeine heads chow down on chef Hanna Jacobs's buttermilk pancakes splashed with maple syrup and daubed with insanely intense black cherry compote.
1424 Dundas West, at Gladstone, 416-538-3443
Stacks of weekend papers, a respectable all-day $4.95 breakfast and inexpensive two-fisted sandwiches on Calabrese ring in a bright, friendly space make this one of the west side's faves.
372 Bloor West, at Brunswick, 416-513-0077
This Annex hot spot has the Wallpaper look down cold. Heat things up with grilled salmon with basil emulsion, russet mash and freshly grated horseradish.
1600 Queen West, at Sorauren, 416-588-1100
A relation of Parkdale's most popular weekend brunchateria, Sis whips up perfectly poached eggs over cornmeal polenta sauced with Asiago-onion cream and fluffy four-egg omelettes wrapped around chicken and mango chutney.