Eat: Portland Variety

On the corner of King West and Portland (I seemingly find myself in that area often now) sits Portland Variety, a European style cafe that offers weekend brunch and tapas style dishes in the evening. It is quite a popular spot for brunch, we had a 45 minute wait without making a reservation.

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Brioche French Toast ($15) with strawberries and cream. There is a choice hazelnut praline but they were out of that. So. Good. It has knocked Cluny Bistro’s French toast off the pedestal.

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Eggs Benedict ($14) with two poached eggs, prosciutto cotto, hollandaise and croissant. Sometimes I find that eggs benedicts aren’t very photogenic… but my brunch partner thoroughly enjoyed it since this is his second time having this.

Portland Variety
587 King St. W.
Toronto, ON
M5V 1M5

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