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Insomnia Restaurant and Lounge

#185 of 6,979 Restaurants in Toronto}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
563 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada
+1 416-588-3907
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (66 reviews)
“home fries” (18 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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563 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple girlfriends and I went for Sunday Brunch on November 12. We had never been. The place was packed and the line was long, so we were finally seated around 1:30pm. The girl at the front was very professional and organized - Stella, I...More

Thank NurseBackpacker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live near Insomnia and it is one of my favourite restaurants in the neighbourhood. The food is always good, particularly the brunch. The potatoes have a special sauce which is delicious! It is always busy, so expect a wait and it can be a...More

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very quick and friendly! Food was very good and reasonably priced. Loved the decoration inside.

Thank apdcakes
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place was amazing, from the service to the food (especially their potatoes with homemade sauce) and the even the decor inside! The place is very welcoming as the seating is mostly couches and arm chairs. Even if you pass through Toronto &...More

Thank danielle_galbraith16
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went here with my 2 daughters and their friends, The eggs benedict was perfect and very tasty. The home fries were tossed in BBQ sauce and were delicious and the Grapefruit Mimosa was very good. The service was great and the cooking time was...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A cute place. Very dimmed, which is ironic given the bane bc it will put you to sleep. Food service took a little long but overall 3.5/5

Thank Mazen E
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great restaurant, food is really good and portions are usually huge. Good for both brunch and dinner. Pork schnitzel is especially good.

Thank Dmitry T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 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
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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