Dining out done right: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert in Lawrence Manor
TORONTO, ON., Oct. 1, 2020 — Where to get a good breakfast/lunch/dinner in Lawrence Manor— One of the most culturally diverse communities in Toronto, Lawrence Manor is a feast for the senses with a blend of south-east Asian, Jewish and European cuisine.
One of the most popular breakfast spots in this area is United Bakers Dairy Restaurant. One of Toronto’s oldest diners, United Bakers first opened their doors on Spadina Avenue in 1912, later moving to their current location in Lawrence Plaza. Stop by for eggs and lox or enjoy a traditional bagel with cream cheese.
United Bakers Dairy Restaurant
Location: 506 Lawrence Ave W
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am to 8pm; Friday-Sunday 8am to 6pm
Lawrence Manor is home to one of the largest Filipino communities outside the Philippines. Bangku Filipino Cuisine By Rosslax offers a diverse menu of south-east asian favourites. Try the beef tapa silog or a hearty lunch option or warm up with a bowl of chicken lugawi congee. Pair your meal with one of the decadent hot chocolates or a fresh coconut juice.
Bangku Filipino Cuisine By Rosslax
Location: 3028 Bathurst Street
Hours: 12pm to 7:30pm daily.
Phone: (647) 975-3028
Take a trip south of the border at La Mexicana Restaurant. Serving traditional mexican and spanish-influenced foods, there is something for everyone on the menu. Set your taste buds to yum with the Mariscos al Guajillo featuring lobster tail, scallops, shrimp and fish paired with rice. For more variety, sink your teeth into a combo platter that includes Enchilada, beef burrito and cheese empanada.
La Mexicana Restaurant
Location: 3337 Bathurst Street
Hours: 11:30am to 10pm daily
Phone: 416 783 9452
Indulge your sweet tooth with rich and heavenly chocolates from Chocolate Charm. Whether you are looking for a little treat after dinner or a gift box for that special occasion, chocolate charm has a wide selection to choose from including truffles, mint daisies and almond bark.
Location: 3541 Bathurst Street
Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am to 6pm; Friday 10am to 4pm; Sundays 10am to 5pm. Closed Saturdays
story by Sarah McGoldrick