If there’s one thing Toronto does exceptionally well, it’s brunch. We locals can hardly go a weekend without our late-morning eggs benny and mimosas with friends. These heated patios in Toronto are serving brunch right through winter and have outfitted their outdoor spaces with fire pits, heaters, dreamy decor, and more. If you don’t want to wait for warmer days to enjoy your french toast in the great outdoors, these heated brunch patios in Toronto are where it’s at.

Here are 8 of the best spots to check out around the city right now.



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This Liberty Village spot is known as one of Toronto’s most popular brunch restaurants and their toasty heated patio is open all month long. Sink your teeth into some award-winning flapjacks, crumble cakes, and savoury french toast in an upbeat atmosphere.

Where: 70 Fraser Ave



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Care for some award-winning butter tarts and a latte on a cozy garden patio? This Queen West spot has you covered! The back patio feels like a little escape right in the middle of the city and if you want to keep the peaceful vibes going, you can take your coffee to go and head to Trinity Bellwoods right next door. Talk about a perfect afternoon!

Where: 728 Queen St W

Fox on John


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This popular English pub with a modern twist is as busy as ever on its covered outdoor patio. Complete with fire pits, heaters, and good music, Fox on John is the place to go for brunch and mimosas with an upbeat vibe this month.

Where: 106 John St #3

El Catrin


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The Distillery District’s iconic El Catrin patio is extending its hours this January, so you can stay warm with margaritas around the fire from morning to night. El Catrin is hosting Fiesta Brunch every weekend from 11 a.m., with live music, brunch bottle service, and mouthwatering brunch dishes with an authentic Mexican flair.

Where: 18 Tank House Lane

Old School


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The covered and heated patio at this Dundas West staple is serving up delectable brunch dishes this month, including fluffy pancakes, eggs benedict, finger-lickin’ chicken and waffles, and over-the-top milkshakes. Plus, the fun and vibrant decor create a perfect setting for a brunch date with friends.

Where: 800 Dundas St W

Barrio Cerveceria


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This family-owned Mexican taberna is as authentic as it gets, from the traditional and delicious dishes to the colourful wall art and the friendly vibes. The warmth of the patio will make you feel like you’re on a trip down south. Brunch is served until 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Where: 884 Queen St E

Sofia Yorkville


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Yorkville’s go-to spot for fine Italian cuisine is open for brunch every weekend on the patio, which is easily one of the most picturesque outdoor dining areas in the city.  The cocktail selection on Sofia’s brunch menu is to die for, and with dishes like butter poached lobster and grilled tenderloin with charred onion, it’s safe to say that you won’t find brunch like this anywhere else.

Where: 99 Yorkville Ave



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This beloved spot for eclectic French cuisine is inspired by the classic Paris bistro. The outdoor heated patio or “the chalet” as it’s called at Union, is outfitted with fire pits and heaters and features charming exposed brick and wood wall panels. And you’ll definitely want to wash down your omelet and toast with some tasty hot buttered rum.

Where: 72 Ossington Ave