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Insomnia Restaurant and Lounge

) #145 of 7,017 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ American, ,
563 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada
+1 416-588-3907
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (62 reviews)
“home fries” (20 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
563 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came during the summer for Summerlicious and had an amazing pulled pork eggs benedict! Delicious Sorbet and freshly made waffles. Would go again!

Thank Brendon I
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Small but quaint in the Heart of the Annex. Great vibe and food. Green P Parking in the rear. Friendly staff

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I choose the rest because of trip advisor recommendations. It is very cemtral. I loved the decoration, serving was good and very friendly. I choose the menu with hesitation because of the big porsions of Canada, but portions were reasonable💥. Menu price was ok too....More

Thank Neslihan M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I stopped at Insomnia for dinner and had a lovely Fish Taco and their Shrimp Linguine before heading to a movie at the Hot Docs Cinema. The wait staff were helpful and informative - they serve their coffee with a touch of cinnamon which gives...More

Thank CanAussie416
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Celebrated a family birthday at Insomnia and we will definetely return. Had a 10am reservation and we were seated right when we arrived - about 5 minutes early. We were at the back of the restaurant on a comfy red sofa with single chairs surrounding......More

Thank Dawn_Nadeau
Reviewed 21 June 2017

have been to this place a couple of times. I absolutely love the atmosphere and the staff. The food is simply delicious, from benedictes to omelettes. It's always a treat to come in for brunch to Insomnia :) make sure you book a table in...More

Thank Toli M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

After reading the rave reviews on TRIP ADVISOR, and we decided to try this local staple. We were not disappointed.

Thank mrscolnik
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is great and the service good. I ordered the arugula salad and the fried chicken and waffles, which came highly recommended. I don't know if it was an off-day, but the salad was uninspiring, the chicken dry and the waffles soggy. Based on...More

Thank Netti78
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My three kids and I had lunch here - my youngest has eaten here about 10 times so we wanted to try it out. I had the PLT sandwich; my son had the avocado and chicken sandwich; one daughter had the Florentine poached eggs and...More

Thank TorontoHiker
Reviewed 29 May 2017

You'll usually see a line at Insomnia, and for good reason. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menu's are delicious and priced fairly. Lots of different table options: cozy chairs/couches in the back, high and low tables, and bar seating. I'd say this place is better in...More

Thank Rosemary M
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 563 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-588-3907
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Good morning....And good night. Nestled in the heart of Toronto's Annex, Insomnia Restaurant & Lounge has blossomed into a neighbourhood favourite known for its great food and warm service. Combining a menu of international comfort foods spread across brunch and dinner with seasonal & classic cocktails, great local and import beer and wine. If you prefer to rise with the morning sun, Insomnia's famous brunch is the neighbourhood's most popular and recently Now Magazine "Best of TO - Reader's Choice" Voted - Best Brunch, served in a bustling atmosphere complimented by the aroma of traditional and eclectic dishes. Have a cup of our signature coffee or spoil yourself with one of several refreshing, break of day cocktails. More of a Nighthawk? A wide ranging Dinner menu will take you into the evening where the daily drink specials and late night menu begin. Recently Now Magazine "Best of TO - Reader's Choice" Voted - Best Late Night Restaurant. Don't worry if you get the twilight munchies, we've got you covered; kitchen open until 2am, 7 days a week. Welcome to your new favourite spot. Welcome to Insomnia.
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