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20 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
(416) 923-9867
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Ranked #477 of 6,841 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Canadian
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The one near Yonge St. -Loud music -Busy -Vibrant atmosphere -Small restaurant -Food was pretty good (Scramble Eggs and Croissant) -Service was good

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped here for breakfast after hearing about it from friends. The service was excellent and the food was well prepared. We didn't have anything fancy, but it was hot and had great flavour. Definitely a place we will go back to.

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Brockport, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Competent omelet and Eggs Benedict. Very crowded and loud with a line. Great service. Good price. Always open. Diner food.

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We go to Fran's at 200 Victoria Street before downtown performances at Massey Hall and such. Always busy! Never a long wait as they are soooo organized. The menu is varied so it appeals to anyone of any age...children to seniors. The food is very good and there is always lots of it. Price is good too. A must visit... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Hands down one of my favourite diners in Toronto. Absolutely love their breakfast with great portions. Service is okay and wish they had more room for larger groups. Do not like that when you're with a group of 4 or more at the same table they will add an automatic gratuity without telling you. But in the end their food... More 

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Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Arrived at the restaurant at approx 330am and was ushered to the back of the restaurant which I didn't like. When asked for a seat in the front I was told that the server for that area has already finished their shift. Nevertheless Andrew our waiter was very attentive and took care of us very graciously. Food was good and... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Once a month we have to go to Toronto and most times we make a stop at Fran's for breakfast. It is a very good breakfast and the food is served very quickly and nice and hot! Our coffee cups were filled as often as we wanted but never had to ask for more. We have always had a nice... More 

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We ate here 2 times in one week. Not fancy but generous portions for fair price. Orange chicken and lasagna were both very good

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Madison, Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went here for breakfast since it was so convenient to my nearby hotel. Great eggs, bacon and potatoes with the wait staff frequently offering hot coffee. Since it was Thanksgiving Day, I went back in the evening for their turkey feast. The turkey was terrific -- moist and flavorful. The pumpkin pie was also very good. But the rest of... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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500 reviews 500 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Just stumbled in from the cold. Never heard of this busy little city eatery. WE WERE VERY PLEASED Tara, the waitress had poise and class more typical of a high end restaurant. My western omelette with cheese was FANTASTIC. Wife got her old standard "sunny side up eggs & sausage" HUGE PORTIONS GREAT COFFEE BUSY FOR GOOD REASON

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Address: 20 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 923-9867
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Canadian

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