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Starving Artist Bar

810 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C8, Canada
+1 647-348-1133
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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$$ - $$$
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810 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a fan of this place for a few years and though I miss the Lansdowne location, this one is ok. There is no patio like the St. Claire location though. It’s super busy and bearing the line for 20 minutes is well worth...More

Thank Adina S
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Came for a late brunch on a weekday, no one really there besides us. The food was great, service was fine, but I have had better brunch. One thing that was very delicious was the s'mores waffle, would go back as it was super tasty.

Thank Jeffreeshen
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Started off with a Wafffffle Benny! This dish usually comes with caramelized bacon but note you are able to substitute the meat for avocados or tomatoes free of charge, I chose the former. So ended up with 2 mini waffles topped with poached eggs, avocados...More

1  Thank WanderingBay
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Excellent food, fun brunch or breakfast spot. Clearly popular as there is often a line up out the door, but its well worth the wait. Fantastic food, every time... great coffee and espresso, and friendly service... although when its busy the servers do seem a...More

Thank G0rmandiser
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Short handed and limited to cash only payments, this is not a great recipe for success; add in a 'waffle only' menu and you have got to scratch your head. What? However, the crowds come without a break; there must be a joke somewhere that...More

Thank lloyd b
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service - a bit pricey. Coffee is espresso, no drip. Cash only. The potato salad is excellent!

Thank CharlaineL
Reviewed July 14, 2017

This is cash only waffle diner. Breakfast waffles, dessert waffles, savoury waffles. You can't go wrong. Pretty busy all the time, so there's a line to wait often.

Thank javafinch
Reviewed March 21, 2017

I have been to this a couple of times now. They serve by far the best waffles in town. My personal favorite is 'Starving 4 waffles' with whipped cream and blue berries. Add a little maple syrup to it with fruits and you are in...More

1  Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed March 15, 2017

My son and I ventured off for a mid-week brunch yesterday and settled on the Starving Artist. Having never been before, we had a tough time choosing from all of the tempting dishes but settled on the eggs Benny on potato waffles for me and...More

Thank punkworth
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

We arrived early so I cannot comment about the waiting time. Our waitress looked like it was painful for her to smile, a lot of attitude when ask to explain things... not a great way to start our weekend brunch. The menu offers some creative...More

1  Thank mtl_chick_08
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  • Value
Cuisine
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 647-348-1133
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