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Karine's

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Vegetarian, Vegan
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105 McCaul, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3K5, Canada
416-591-0863
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Homemade and Filling.

We were looking for a breakfast spot and stumbled into the food court on McCaul Street. My daughter wanted a healthy meal. We had French toast, an omelet and scrambled eggs. The food tasted homemade and very satisfying. Stop by for a breakfast treat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Ron W
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were looking for a breakfast spot and stumbled into the food court on McCaul Street. My daughter wanted a healthy meal. We had French toast, an omelet and scrambled eggs. The food tasted homemade and very satisfying. Stop by for a breakfast treat.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We looked up places to get a great breakfast in Toronto and Karines came up. A bit tricky to find until we asked a postman. He said "how do you know about Karines" obviously one of the city hidden gems. We were greeted by Karine who made a great fuss of our "familia" we ordered eggs benedict and the supreme... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Awesome little cafe, a bit hard to find from Google maps, but once we were there we had amazing food delivered in a matter of minutes. The staff were also great at giving us some help with directions around the city.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I spend a few days a month in TO and always search for somewhere with vegan gluten free options. I am so glad I explored past "Fresh" today and found this gem. I hard a hard time deciding with all the options but the staff were amazing and suggested Karines Supreme, which included a lot of everything. Everything was perfect... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Found out by our friends, we didn't even think we were heading to a restaurant. In a building food court, Karine's serves up everything from vegan, gluten-free, to traditional breakfast fare. Hidden a bit but worth searching out.

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vancouver, british columbia, canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Tuck inside "the Grange" by OCAD University (next to the Art Gallery of Ontario), Karines serves wonderfully prepared, fresh breakfasts with crepes, fluffy pancakes, French toasts, waffles, and "benes" - combos with fresh fruits and berries, chocolate, nutella, and surprisingly gourmet vegan side dishes like spicy tofu. It's not only the "cut above" excellent food that pleases but also the... More 

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Keller, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is one of the best breakfasts I've had in quite a while. The food is excellent and the staff are charming. And yay for tasty gluten-free options! Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were trying to avoid a greasy breakfast and found it here. They only take cash and it's in a mall area so you don't have a server. Stuffed waffles aren't stuffed they are topped with berries. Granola with yogurt and berries was really nice.

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Karine's is a small but yummy place inside The Grange food court. The staff are extremely friend, the food is delicious (all day breakfast!! And lunch food), and they have really fast service. Fresh juices also available which are very refreshing. Great for brunch or a quick cheap lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I went there about 11 a.m. and searched for their place for a while because the shop decade was not that conspicuous. But the food served was fresh healthy and rich in variety. I chose pancake as the main food, some salads and eggs, no fries actually. It cost me 7.5 dollar which is some valuable. There are sugar, cinnamon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 McCaul, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 416-591-0863

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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