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Hank's

#181 of 6,609 Restaurants in Toronto
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Neighborhood:
Downtown
Vegetarian, Canadian, Healthy
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9 1/2 Church st | just south of front st, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2, Canada
+1 416-504-2657
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Manchester UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we tend to avoid overpriced hotel breakfasts, we visited here twice on the recommendation of TA reviews We were staying at the Novotel, less than 5 mins around the corner. We were not left disappointed on either visit. Not a huge menu as some comment - but certainly more than enough to satisfy all but the most picky. Service... More 

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Thank A380ManchesterUK
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is off the beaten path for travelers, but well worth the short walk. We stayed at Bond Place Hotel and decided to trying a place that locals would eat at rather than the tourist brunch locations. This place had a phenomenal menu that was cheap. I got the basic eggs, bacon and toast, but my friend got the... More 

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Thank Rob S
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

well if you are looking for a healthy breakfast then this might not be your place. Their breakfast s loaded with soaked in butter bread and Potatoes. The service is great and the food comes fast, and they customize your plate as you want, but I left the place hungry since the portions are very small and the bread was... More 

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Independence, Ohio
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Hank's is a great little place to have breakfast. Friendly staff, just sit where you want and they'll take good care of you. The breakfast sandwiches on ancient grain bread are what I'd recommend.

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1 Thank Hiker770
Southampton
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor. Limited menu compared to some breakfast establishments but what we did order was well cooked and tasty. Nicely presented restaurant and good friendly service. Would definitely visit again if in Toronto.

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1 Thank gravic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

During our stay in Toronto we were lucky enough to find this gem at walking distance from our hotel. The staff was lovely and very attentive. The food was superb. We recommend the Eggs Poutine which were so good that we ended up coming back for brunch for the duration of our visit. The Cesar and Virgin Cesar were fantastic.... More 

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1 Thank Mayra R
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Delicious food, an excellent menu, lovely staff...and all at a very affordable price. You just can't beat Hanks! Stop by for brunch and indulge in the breakfast poutine. You'll thank me later.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

A perfect brunch spot every day of the week! Lovely helpful staff that recognizes you,this makes me feel extra welcome. Plenty of options even with dietary restrictions. Affordable prices! No reason no to try it. It can get really busy but the line up never takes long.

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1 Thank Mo G
Little Current, Canada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We ate here for breakfast and enjoyed the bright welcoming atmosphere and super friendly staff. The food is amazing, large portions, french fries are delicious. Coffee super good. They never rushed us out when we were done even though there were people waiting for vacant tables. I highly recommend.

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Toronto, Canada
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91 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We had brunch here and it was great. Tasty food, creative (try their sweet potatoe soup, it's wonderful), fresh, good service. I'll be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $12
Cuisine
Vegetarian, Canadian, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 1/2 Church st | just south of front st, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-504-2657
Description
Brunch & Breakfast Fair trade organic coffee, loose leaf tea, cookies, Sandwiches, soups, salads, best benny's, $5 Mimosas & Caesars & Lots more specialty coffees, beer, wines & cocktails.Call for details about booking Hank's for a private event.

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