The 15 Best 24 Hour Restaurants in Toronto [2024]

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Whether you’re looking for a restaurant after a late night out in Toronto, or you’re just looking for some fresh breakfast at sunrise, these 15 restaurants are available to you whenever! Check out these spots today to satisfy your late-night food cravings!

Summary

How We Chose the Best 24 Hour Restaurants in Toronto

We picked the best 24 hour restaurants based on their popularity and the diversity of choice they provide, as well as what makes them stand out. These are the criteria we followed to choose the finest of Toronto.

Variety: We made sure that the restaurants offer a wide range of selections (accommodating to personal preferences and dietary restrictions) for you to choose from, such as different snack choices, vegetarian and vegan options.

Quality: We ensured that these spots offer great food, with generous portions providing you great value for the money spent.

Price: We included the price range for its affordability and you pay for what it’s worth!

Customer Reviews:  We’ve included customer reviews to solidify that past customers have had pleasant service, great experiences, were served delicious hot & fresh food, and if they recommend the restaurants!

If you’re interested in learning more about how these spots were selected, consider reading our article on how we choose the best

The Best 24 Hour Restaurants in Toronto

Now that you know what we look for when selecting the best 24-hour restaurants in Toronto, let’s dive in!

1. Lakeview Restaurant

Our Toronto Blogs experts headed to Lakeview Restaurant and found a cosy diner, humming with history. Open since 1932, they serve everything from lunch to desserts. What won our hearts? It must be the Chicken N Waffles, renowned locally, combining crisp waffles and cornflake chicken – a match made for the taste buds.

Business Information:

Address: 1132 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1X2
Phone: (416) 850-8886
Website: thelakeviewrestaurant.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“I have a great experience every time at The Lakeview. Good service, friendly staff and reasonably priced food. It's open 24 hours but expect a wait during peak times such as Sunday brunch. The freedom toast was exceptional.”
“Fantastic staff, great menu and prices. The choices were great and I loved the look of the place. A must visit. Enjoyed a slice of pie with some coffee. Cannot wait to come back late one evening and sample their menu.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Open 24 hours from Fridays to Sundays and until 12am on Mondays to Thursday Service might take longer
Vegan options available

2. Magic Noodle

Our team spoke to a long-time customer of Magic Noodle, who swears by their stir-fried noodles and traditional hand-pulled noodles. The pumpkin cake, with its sticky texture and sweet pumpkin puree, won top spot. It’s the ideal 24/7 spot for a satisfying, flavourful meal.

Business Information:

Address:  2190 McNicoll Ave #119, Scarborough, ON M1V 5M2
Phone: (416) 293-6696
Website: magicnoodle.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“Busy as always! Super fast and friendly service. Great choices of food. Super tasty. Music a bit loud, but it's appropriate for the upbeat crowd. 24 hour is a big plus.”
“Glad this spot is open 24 hours for a late night snack! Everything tasted great for very reasonable prices ($6-7 for apps, $14 for noodles) and the chicken was crispy as it should be. We’ll be coming back for late night snacks! Service was also very quick.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Download their app to get access to promotions and online ordering! Sometimes staff can be less courteous 
Have their very own sauces you can purchase from chilli sauce, BBQ, sesame etc.

3. Pho Pasteur Restaurant

Looking at testimonies from satisfied customers, Pho Pasteur restaurant is well-loved in the community. Their generous offerings cater from beef rice noodle soups to rice meals with your choice of protein. Based on the hearty recommendations, ordering the large bowl is probably the best way to satiate those late-night cravings.

Business Information:

Address: 525 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 1H3
Phone: (416) 351-7188
Website: phopasteur.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“Visited this place late at night. Server welcomed us and was kind to offer suggestions with the food. I went ahead with the large bowl. My pho was amazing and the quantity was massive. I was not able to finish. Great experience overall. Definitely go to a joint for late night meals.”
“Very good place for late night food. The beef soup is great. The restaurant will be very busy after 12 am. No.1 and No.80 is my favourite dish.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Extensive menu of soups, rice meals, seafood etc Cash only restaurant
Great variety of beverage like their avocado milkshake and coconut milkshake

4. The Bagel House

A late-night venture into Bagel House led to the discovery of their signature Montreal-style bagels. Gracing Toronto with authentic, wood-oven baked goodies, customers can tuck into an array of popular bagel sandwiches, filled with ingredients from sharp cheeses to sweet Nutella.

Business Information:

Address: 1722 Avenue Rd, North York, ON M5M 3Y5
Phone: (416) 781-0032
Website: thebagelhouse.com

Customer Review Highlights:

“Hands down the best bagels in Toronto. I have been to many bagel places, this is the best. Additionally, they are open 24 hours a day. It doesn’t get much better than this. They also have 8 different types of cream cheese. I personally don’t trust anyone who disliked this establishment. Staff are extremely friendly as well. 11/10.”
“If you love bagels, this is the place you need to go. Montreal style bagels, I got a plain one & a sesame bagel. It was so much worth it. I should've bought more. They tasted so good with the cream cheese.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Multiple locations in Toronto Complaint about lack of customer service. 
Offers a variety of bagel options from eggs,salmon, turkey, nutella, plain etc.

5. 7 West Cafe

During a friendly chat with a loyal customer, it became apparent that 7 West Cafe stands out for its 24-hour offering of pastas, pizzas, and breakfast classics. The Pesto Pollo pasta, blending sundried tomatoes, onions, and grilled chicken, was highly recommended.

Business Information:

Address: 7 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M4Y 1R4
Phone: (416) 928-9041
Website: 7westcafe.com

Customer Review Highlights:

“Best Uber option. Have not visited because its too easy to get their tasty selections delivered to me. Have to go, but from what I can taste at home, they know what comfort food is and got it down to a fine art.”
“Let’s start with the interior of this place ... like a cute little spot in Europe. But that’s not even the best part.... the food here is phenomenal. The pizza was so loaded and baked to perfection.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Open 24 hours The service can get slow at times
There is a patio available

6. Fran’s Restaurant & Bar

Our online research uncovered the appeal of Fran’s Restaurant & Bar’s Fresh Herbs & Cheese, lauded as a culinary work of art. As a welcoming stay for both night owls and early birds, this 80s-style diner truly brings charm to the best 24-hour restaurants in Toronto.

Business Information:

Address: 20 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1K2
Phone: (416) 923-9867
Website: fransrestaurant.com

Customer Review Highlights:

“So yummy! We kept our order simple and easy. Club sandwich, legends burger and float. We were stuffed after. Service was fast. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Sadly they don't serve rice pudding anymore. But everything was great!”
“Great place for 24 hour breakfast but also great sandwiches, and so many other things. Quite an expansive diner menu. Pickup is always quick!”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Open 24 hours If you order through ubereats, your food can get soggy or messed up
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options

7. Grillies (Lawrence)

Our engaging conversation with a regular dine-in patron revealed that Grillies is a haven for burger and burrito enthusiasts. The Montreal Steak Burrito came highly recommended – a perfect fusion of sliced steak and customisable toppings.

Business Information:

Address: 3478 Lawrence Ave E Unit C, Scarborough, ON M1H 1A9
Phone:  (416) 431-0943
Website: grillies.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“The food is fresh and never frozen. Delicious sauces and custom made orders. Love the soft tacos and all the delicious fresh toppings. They seem focused and pride themselves on the quality of the meals. Prices are very good. Definitely give this place a try.”
“This place has phenomenal food, and excellent customer service. The tacos and burgers are always fresh, hot, and delicious. Nancy & Preet are the best and always make me feel welcome and appreciated. I eat here at least once a week, it is so good!”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Have deals and discounts for burgers and tacos Customer service needs improvement
You can choose a variety of toppings!

8. Markham Station

A well-preserved memory is that of an unexpected late-night visit, where we watched their flawless culinary magic on breakfast dishes. The precision and care with which meals were crafted was captivating. Always open, Markham Station offers an excellent breakfast alternative even for everyone.

Business Information:

Address: 5117 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1S 4N8
Phone: (416) 299-4141
Website: markhamstation.com

Customer Review Highlights:

“Excellent Service Was Always Attended While We Dined In. Their Family Friendly Aswell They Gave Kids A Activity Paper With Crayons On The Paper Has A Kids Menu & Also Provided Highchairs For The Toddlers. Patient And Kind Servers Our Brunch Was Delicious Thank you!”
“Definitely a good spot to grab some breakfast at anytime of the day! The portions are good, and the food is quite tasty! The service was super friendly and was on the ball with coffee refills! Overall it has a great atmosphere and great food. Would recommend!”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Kids menu available Service time can take longer

9. Denny’s

Our pleasant interaction with a particularly kind staff member stands out. With enthusiasm and warmth, they acquainted us with their delightful Berry Vanilla crepe. We got a taste of the uniqueness factor that set Denny’s apart from numerous diner chains. Their extraordinary customer service paired with a menu that boasts of a variety of dishes, all made us fall for Denny’s unique charm.

Business Information:

Address: 121 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1C4
Phone: (416)-599-6161
Website: dennys.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“Denny's is a diversified restaurant where I went to enjoy a generous breakfast with excellent coffee and a great smoothie. The prices are really fair when compared to similar restaurants. The waitress was very charming, helpful and polite. This might become my new favourite breakfast restaurant in town.”
“This 24 hour Denny's did not disappoint! The service was great and accommodating. The place is a bit small, but works well for its location. Breakfast was delicious and we got our food at a good time after placing an order, given that the place was not too busy. If I need a good breakfast to start my day I would, for sure, stop by again.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
They offer free Grand Slam Breakfast on your birthday. Just show your ID! Place is a bit small
15% off on online pick up orders
Every Tuesday kids can eat free between 4pm and 10pm.

10. Huh ga ne

The restaurant masterfully balances a spicy, bustling late-night scene enhanced by the vibrant flavours of traditional Korean cuisine. Whether you’re a fan of Korean food or not, this spot successfully satisfies Toronto’s wide-ranging spectrum of late-night cravings, all while providing an enjoyable dining experience and authentic appeal.

Business Information:

Address: 19A Finch Ave W, North York, ON M2N 7K4
Phone: (416)-901-1288
Website: huh-ga-ne.business.site

Customer Review Highlights:

“24h BBQ in Toronto! I love it so much! The more you drink, the more FREE food they give you, how good service they are. Come before 2am if you wanna order alcohol. This is always my last destination of the day. Eat. Drink. And come back hotel at 5AM, no regrets 🤟🏻🤟🏻Don’t wear fancy clothes, it will be smelly after 😂”
“Came at 2am for some Korean food with friends and the food was delicious. Lots of side dishes to offer with free refills. The corn tea was beautiful. Will be coming here again!”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Promotion offered: All items on the menu are “Tax free” on top of the 10% reduction in price. Complaint about waiters demanding more tips.
You can receive a free can of pop with every take out and pick up order only (not applied to delivery orders).
Patio open and even heated during colder weather.
No reservations, first come first serve!

11. Perfect Chinese Restaurant

This place has become a favorite among many, thanks to its delectable Cantonese dishes and fresh seafood. A fellow diner’s high regards for the restaurant was a testament to the establishment’s all-rounded excellence in flavour and service. With every bite, you will be satisfied for sure!

Business Information:

Address: 4386 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, ON M1S 1T8
Phone: (416) 297-6100
Website: perfectchineserestaurant.com

Customer Review Highlights:

“Love this place for dim sum. Went on a Tuesday early morning and felt very safe with their Covid protocols. Food came out fresh and hot. High quality, great prices. Love the new menu that has pictures of all the items.”
“I've been coming here since the 90's and they never disappoint with dim sum. Amazing value, great service and delicious food.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
You can download their restaurant app to order now! You do have to wait a bit to get served
They have 8 super large independent entertainment rooms, which can accommodate 10 to 100 guests
You can host a Wedding Celebration, Birthday, Work Parties, Bridal or Baby Shower, Anniversary, Family Gathering etc.
They provide various entertainment services including KTV, automatic mahjong machine, and MV projection.

12. A&W

Here, nostalgia flows freely as we recall childhood memories over Mama Burgers at A&W. It’s indeed a pleasure to recommend this place to all late-night food enthusiasts and those craving a small piece of nostalgia in their meals. A&W stands out as an excellent provider of comfort food that effortlessly brings back sweet memories of the good old days.

Business Information:

Address: 3100 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough, ON M1E 4C2 (Multiple locations)
Phone: (416) 208-7018
Website: web.aw.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“I love it here I mean they have amazing burgers here. Every one should try it atleast once. The staff here is amazing. They are friendly and very helpful.”
“Their beyond meat burger is the best vege sandwhich, especially with mozzarella cheese, and they made my fries so hot and fresh and crispy “

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Vegan options available  Getting coffee here not recommended
Kids meal available 

13. Sbarro

The scent of freshly baked pizza served as a homing signal during our pre-dawn pizza craving. The restaurant staff, buzzing with energy even at such an hour, served us a delectable slice of their special ‘Gotham City’. Their welcoming manner and lively atmosphere made us feel instantly at home.

Business Information:

Address: Rouge Valley, 2863 Ellesmere Rd Unit 209A, Scarborough, ON M1E 4B9
Phone:  N/A
Website: sbarro.com

Customer Review Highlights:

“From the moment you arrive in this place the waiters give you an excellent feeling. Very hospitable stuff, it is a friendly place to pass time with friends or with your date. delightful cooking, specialist chief cook and stuff, reasonable pay and courteous service. Highly recommended.”
“Great Halal options. Reasonable price. Got a stromboli with extra sauce. Once with pasta and once with spaghetti and meatballs. Awesome both times.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Offer veggie options If you like crust the pizza won’t be as thick
Variety of pizza flavours from buffalo chicken to meat primo

14. Owl of Minerva

It offers a window into traditional Korean culinary practices with their open kitchen design. For late-night diners, watching the chefs meticulously prepare traditional Korean sides is an endearing experience synonymous to authenticity and dedication.

Business Information:

Address: 5324 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5P9
Phone: (416)-221-7275
Website: owlfamily.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“This place is just unbelievable. Best sweet potato fries I’ve ever had, best chicken & waffles I’ve ever had, and the best martinis I’ve ever had. The ambiance is great, the artwork and design is beautiful and the staff are wonderful. Please do yourself a favour and come here.”
“We felt very welcoming and safe as all the safety measures were in place. Food was delicious and the portions were huge.”

Pros & Cons

ProsCons
Open 24 hours!Expect a longer wait time
Has endless food options from steak, soups, chicken etc. 
Multiple locations throughout the GTA! 

15. Kettleman’s Bagel

The shop teases your palate with an elusive yet perfect combination of bagels and endless topping possibilities. Their seemingly simple but tastefully crafted bagels never miss the mark and always leave you craving for more, whether it’s day or night.

Business Information:

Address: 33 Bathurst St Unit C, Toronto, ON M5V 2P1
Phone: (647) 417-8077
Website: kettlemansbagels.ca

Customer Review Highlights:

“The bagels here are freshly made and taste absolutely wonderful. When you come you can see employees making the bagels real time at the front. The interior of the store is nice, and they use pagers to tell you when the order is ready. I also love how they provide large ketchup packs that you can take at the front. Super convenient.”
“Great experience ordering through catering. They were very friendly and accommodating and the recipient was elated when the delivery arrived. We would definitely order Kettleman's catering again.”

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Open 24 hours! Limited variety of options
Catering Available Tea and coffee are not recommended
You can watch as employees make fresh bagels.

FAQs About 24 Hour Restaurants

Yes absolutely! Some offer vegan and vegetarian options from soups to burgers!
Yes, places like the Markham station, Frans, Lakeview, Dennys etc serve all day breakfast options!
Check out 416 Snack Bar! As they serve great meals to satisfy your current cravings!
These include 416 Snack Bar, Craft Beer Market, Firkin on Yonge and many more!

Conclusion

If you’re looking for a 24 hour restaurant to satisfy your cravings, we have your back! Toronto’s culinary map offers several terrific options that will undoubtedly fulfill your early morning and late-night food desires. Whether it be great pizza, noodle soups, bagels, steaks, or pancakes, each of these eateries has something unique to bring to the table! 

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