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Toronto restaurants offering brunch and dinner specials

Treat mom to sloppy Cantonese cuisine, Filipino feast, seafood brunch, or plant-based comfort food

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2021 with special brunch or dinner reservations is not an option thanks to ordering at home. Fortunately, many restaurants in Toronto have the special feature of takeout and holiday delivery, whether you’re bubbling with mom or having a meal delivered to you. Here are 10 Toronto restaurants that will bring you brunch and dinner.

Free Times Cafe

The 39-year-old College Street serves up homemade Jewish, Middle Eastern and Canadian cuisine to satisfy mom’s latke cravings. The special Mother’s Day brunch includes a blintze, two latkes, challah French toast, smoked salmon and more for just under $ 40. There is also a special dinner. Both are available for pickup or delivery (at an additional cost). Visit the Free Times website for more details and information on the delivery area.

Food guys

If fine dining is a Mother’s Day tradition in your family, Food Dudes are a big hit. “Badass brunch box” that comes with French toast sticks, hot smoked trout, spring frittatas, croissants, strawberry pies, peach bellini and more ($ 220). the “Dinner experience” enhance the bar with chilled lobster, chimichurri beef tenderloin, roasted black cod with miso sake sauce, strawberry and rhubarb sphere ($ 240 or $ 420). The boxes serve two to four people and pre-orders are available until May 5 for delivery from May 7 to 9.

Courtesy of Hong Shing

Hong Shing is hosting a Cantonese Typhoon Shelter Feast for Mother’s Day.

Hong Shing

Hong Shing, a Chinatown staple, is hosting a five-course special. The menu is Cantonese-style Typhoon Shelter, seafood-rich cuisine that dates back to the 1950s when fishermen converted boats into shelters / restaurants during typhoon season in the Causeway Bay area of ​​Hong Kong. Spicy lobster is the front page of this Mother’s Day 2021 meal, followed by garlic beef tenderloin, fried rice with mushrooms, veggies, strawberry shortbread and more ($ 100, for two). Pre-order for May 9 here.

Kanto by Tita Flips

The Filipino street restaurant is making brunch kits to pick up on May 8 and 9. Give mom (and the rest of your family) the gift of six homemade longanisa sausages, pandesal (milk rolls), sliced ​​sirloin steak, sweet bacon, crispy danggit and more (for two to six people, $ 50). Kanto is also hosting a special dinner (for two to four, $ 55) on May 9 that includes a cocido / pochero spread. Pre-order here or hit the restaurant DM on Instagram.


Spanish restaurant King West is making paella for Mother’s Day on May 9 ($ 78.50 – $ 122). You can choose between lobster, chicken, truffle and white asparagus or beef rib paella. Salads, homemade bread and tiramisu complete the package. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. Pre-order here.


One of our favorite brunch spots, French Bistro Lapinou offers a prix fixe meal, drink kits, and handmade bouquets for Mom’s Special Day. Brunch options (for two, $ 80) include Fogo crab quiche and ramp, croque madame, duck confit and French toast. For dinner (for two, $ 130), choose between a malfatti, flat steak, chicken, or salmon. The chocolate pie is the dessert. Order here.


Farm-to-table restaurant Marben brunch kit (serves two, $ 74) comes with shoyu pancakes, brioche, eggs, “fancy baked beans,” whiskey marmalade, and a few sausage / bacon options. If you’re looking for something smaller, try the petits fours ($ 12).

The Oxley

Missing the ad this Mother’s Day (or any day)? Yorkville’s gourmet pub, the Oxley, is cooking a three-course, ready-to-reheat dinner ($ 48) on May 8 and 9. Your options include a full Sunday roast, Ontario rainbow trout, pea soup, and sticky caramel pudding. All dishes come with reheating instructions. Order here.

Rodney Oyster House

Rodney’s is making ready-to-eat seafood brunch baskets this year and making your own seafood baskets – the restaurant’s first time ever making brunch. Impress mom and peel your own oysters and choose from a shrimp consomme, lobster club sandwich, lobster huevos rancheros, oyster fritters, a lobster roll kit and more. A whole lime pie is part of the dessert offerings. Pickup and delivery is on May 8 and 9 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Order here.


The comforting pescatarian and plant-based restaurant cooks up a Salmon and Vegetarian / Vegan Lasagna ($ 100 / $ 80) for Mother’s Day. The lasagna is covered with broad beans, green peas, béchamel and mozzarella while the salmon meal is served with buttered escarole, white beans and crème fraîche. Pick-up is May 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and May 9 from noon to 8 p.m. Order here.


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