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Aunties and Uncles

#452 of 6,778 Restaurants in Toronto
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Neighbourhood:
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74 Lippincott St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2P1, Canada
+1 416-324-1375
Today
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast in a cute little restaurant. If you've forgotten to bring cash there's a cash machine nearby. We walked back downtown through Kensington, a nice walk with vintage shops and more.

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Thank Suviluvi
Canada
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is the spot for breakfast. They serve so many excellent dishes, from their pancakes, to their regular breakfast meals served with warm and heavily buttered Challah bread. Soo good! But get up early, this place always has a line and is busy as long as they are open. Make sure you have your cash ready.

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Thank Gian M
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited Aunties and Uncles for breakfast as I specifically wanted pancakes. It was very busy so we had to wait about 15 minutes but it was worth it. The décor is fun and there are lots of pictures and knick-knacks to look at. The best thing of all were the oatmeal and banana pancakes. Absolutely delicious. Great portions.

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Thank 09lianhua
Las PInas
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209 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The place looked like a run-down house but it really was'nt. The breakfast was great. I forgot what I ordered but it was the breakfast of the day - an omelette with goat cheese and tasty vegetables and other concoctions in it. Would surely come back when I get to return to Toronto.

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Thank JrlnLP
Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

If you can get in, this is my fav spot in Toronto. It's a feast, and not s bad place to go on your own if needed.

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Thank yasumidesu
London
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this place on our first morning in Toronto, it was great way to start the trip. Food was amazing, I had the pancakes which I highly recommend and my mum had eggs+bacon which was also lovely. Waitress really made the trip, she could not of been more helpful or welcoming to both the cafe and Toronto.

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Thank BellaH98
Bavaria, Germany
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

you are lucky if you find place! it is usually full, the restaurant is quite small! if you are lucky enough to have a good sunny summer day you might enjoy your meal outside. The restaurant is tastefully decorated, it is very cosy, the food is home-made, you will notice it since it takes quite long to be served... but... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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273 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It's basically a greasy spoon. An urban version of a desert truck stop. Staff that wish they worked somewhere else and who regard you as someone standing in the way of their job doing something creative. They don't know what, exactly, but you are in the way of it. Basic breakfast sandwiches. Nothing special. Yawn.

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Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

After all the rave reviews, I so looked forward to visiting this venerable establishment. The setting quaint like a small town hideaway nestled less than a block away from a major thoroughfare. The offerings: an all-star line-up of breakfast classics. How can one falter from such a winning combination? A server with a mighty chip on her shoulder and adding... More 

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Mount Vernon, New York
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This restaurants is on two different lists of "Best Breakfast in Toronto" restaurants. I disagree. It was cheap (under $10 per item), but the table was a picnic table jammed into a corner outside, where I literally had to climb over the table to sit on the bench. Our waitress was either having a really bad day or just not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Lippincott St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2P1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-324-1375

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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 Downtown

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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