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Lady Marmalade

#166 of 6,818 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
East End
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898 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1J3, Canada
+1 647-351-7645
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08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Toronto, Canada
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311 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a rainy day to meet a friend for brunch. I rarely go this far east in the city so I was happy to try something new. Even on a weekday this place was packed. We arrived before the long lineup started to build outside (thankfully!). Server was friendly and attentive. My friend had the spinach and cheddar... More 

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Thank Ryjones
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After all the hype, I expected a really good breakfast. Not exactly disappointed, but I would not bother to stand in line for this menu or service level. Menu is "OK", service is "OK"...the wait for either is "not OK".

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Thank cathcole
Toronto, Ontario
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352 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Waited in line for about 30 minutes on Good Friday. I had brie, avocado and bacon eggs Benedict. It was very good, came with small salad and potatoes. Then we shared berry bread pudding...Now that was delicious, piping hot and a good size piece to share.

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Thank ylc25
Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Dropped in for a late breakfast and waited in line. They only serve entire parties so if your peeps aren't there, you will be waiting longer. The wait was about 15 min, not bad and the space was fairly spacious. From their menu, they serve free range eggs, locally farmed food where possible and some vegetrian options. I had the... More 

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Thank sneekymongoose
calgary
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

First visit to this restaurant. Ordered a meatball sandwich, with vegetable/chick pea soup, for lunch. The soup was great, and the sandwich was better. Service was excellent. Best meatball sandwich east of Spolumbos Restaurant in Calgary. I'll be back, and soon. Neil

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Thank neil m
Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Just the best Benedicts you will have downside as older customer lots of yummy mummy,s with huge strollers still all adds to the ambiance it's all a matter of timing go early lots of strollers go at lunch lots of lunch crowd, just go you will enjoy

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Thank sorrentocanada_12
Nottingham
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349 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

There is an extensive breakfast menu as well as daily specials and lunches. There is always a queue so get in line.

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Thank Russ1470
Minden ON
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208 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Two for lunch on a weekday. We both had variations on the scrambled tofu. Lots of restaurants haven't figured out how to make appetizing vegan dishes, but this place nailed it. We haven't been in this area for a few years. Glad to see that it's on its way to being a great neighbourhood again.

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Thank Mike D
ontario, canada
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A line-up (albeit a very, very short one) on a weekday morning is testimony to how popular this restaurant is. I hadn't been for years, so looked forward to a refresher on what all the fuss is about. The decor and atmosphere is pretty low-key, stylish and thoughtful yet unpretentious. The menu makes for some very difficult decisions: there are... More 

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Thank Ben B
Toronto, Ontario
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

There was a line up when I got there around 10:30am, I assumed there would be one based on other reviews I read. I waited for about 40 mins in line and it was well worth the wait- their menu focus is on local organic as much as possible and their eggs are free range. I tried the porridge with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$23
Cuisine
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 898 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 647-351-7645

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in East End

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East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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