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SCHOOL Restaurant

SCHOOL Restaurant

Breakfast Spot and Bakery$$$$
Liberty Village, Toronto
  • Ken S.
    "Fantastic pancakes and I loved the Cheesy Bacon Stuffed French Toast"(4 Tips)
    Justyna P.
    "Loved the super cheesy French toast."(3 Tips)
    Mark S.
    "Best fried chicken & waffles I've ever had! Super tender chicken."(8 Tips)
    Seonne B.
    "I recommend the cheesy bacon French toast, Awesome!"(3 Tips)
125 Tips and reviews
  • French toast
  • chicken & waffles
  • pancakes
  • spiced benni
  • trendy
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  • Michel D.
    Michel DonaisAugust 9, 2014
    Awesome food, don't cheap out on anything (except maybe the cole slaw side but I nitpick!), personal and friendly service. Which is why you have to wait for it. Well worth the price and wait.
  • Leigh O.
    Leigh O'WalshMarch 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    2nd visit, 2nd tip... Consistently good Cheesy French Toast! Try it! Genuinely LOVELY staff, even w/ a FULL house & 15min waiting time. *Waitress remembered us from our last visit 2 months ago! :)
  • the BREL team
    the BREL teamJanuary 17, 2012
    Long a lunch spot for the design & communication types in the warehouses next door, School's converted garage does dinners too, & in summer the patio is a great brunch spot. Fun, global-inspired nosh.
  • Dan B.
    Dan BrownAugust 10, 2014
    Head straight to SCHOOL for a messy hangover treat. Chicken and waffles, or chocolate pancakes are my favourites. Just make sure you're close to a couch for the inevitable nap afterwards.
  • Mackenzie P.
    Mackenzie PuticiJuly 15, 2016
    The cheesy bacon French Toast is a long-time favourite of my but the spiroscope bowl is healthy and filling and fresh!
  • daniela
    danielaJanuary 8, 2015
    The chicken and waffles were absolutely amazing! Can't go wrong by starting with the Chive biscuits.
    Upvoted Jun 15
  • Leigh O.
    Leigh O'WalshJanuary 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Super Cheesy French Toast, possibly thee best breakfast ever served by the friendliest & most attentive staff ever. Extra bonus: Free Wifi! Password is: school70
  • Nuff
    NuffDecember 25, 2015
    The cheesy French toast is coma-inducingly good. Good vibes and delightful details in this high energy spot.
  • yvonnnneeee
    yvonnnneeeeJuly 12, 2015
    one order of pancakes is huge...they tasted alright and tastes better compared to mildreds imo. will def try the chicken waffles next time!
  • Katie A.
    Katie AndradeJune 24, 2016
    Really fun place to go to for tasty food! All their baked goods are delicious and you can't go wrong with their eggs Benny and pancakes.
  • Justyna P.
    Justyna PJuly 18, 2013
    Loved the super cheesy French toast. Made my day. Also the lemon dressing on the salad was faboo
  • Linda H.
    Linda HuaSeptember 2, 2016
    Hidden gem in Liberty Village. The Chicken & waffles and Kail Caesar salad were fantastic!
  • Laura D.
    I don't know why people kept saying service was bad and slow, because I didn't experience any of that! Food is amazing, definitely won't go wrong with the cheesy french toast!
  • HanBi K.
    HanBi KSeptember 9, 2015
    Nice patio and good food! But the food came out more than half an hr later. Nothing fancy about the food the price could come down $2-3
  • ❀✿ YIᑎG ✿❀
    ❀✿ YIᑎG ✿❀October 18, 2015
    Love the school theme. They don't take reservations so make sure you're ready to wait a while!
  • Michele C.
    Michele COctober 14, 2012
    Cheesy French Toast for sure. Crispy like a toasted cheese bagel. Don't forget the syrup with it!
  • Mimi
    MimiFebruary 21, 2016
    Get their pancakes!! Beware, the wait could take a while for brunch. But well worth the wait. Max. wait time is 45 min.
  • Andy
    AndyFebruary 27
    We've had brunch there, and it was a tough choice - everything on the menu sounds, and actually is, delicious.
  • Roula H.
    Roula HannaOctober 10, 2015
    Great place for a typical hearty breakfast/brunch. Lots of seating on the terrace.
  • Seonne B.
    Seonne B.January 2, 2016
    School was the first stop off the plane and boy was I blown away. The presentation alone is dope. I recommend the cheesy bacon French toast, Awesome!
  • tueynguyen
    tueynguyenJanuary 4, 2012
    funky joint w/ a classroom feel. very chilled atmosphere takes you back to your school days. the kitchen sink (caramel slice) is oh so good!
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah StrehlerApril 30, 2016
    Get here at opening (9:30) or plan to wait an hour for a table. PS it's totally worth the wait.
  • Matt C.
    Matt CampagnaJune 3, 2014
    The staff get easily overwhelmed and wait times for tables and for food can be pretty hairy. If there's a line at the door for seats, go elsewhere; your experience will suffer when it's busy.
  • Jarvis E.
    Jarvis EmeraldMarch 1, 2012
    Beautifully designed...looks like a School inside. Love their Menu and Staff...try it, you won't be disapointed :)
  • Di
    DiMarch 31, 2012
    cool atmosphere. great service. assuming popular from the number of people that were waiting to be seated for brunch.
  • Shane Anne S.
    Shane Anne SabarilloAugust 28, 2015
    Outdoor seating is beautiful. Try the cheesy bacon french toast
  • Ayngelina B.
    Ayngelina BroganFebruary 4, 2012
    Try the Spiced Benni - Spiced Benni on a Cheddar Chive Biscuit with Back Bacon, Chipotle Hollandaise & Home Fries
  • Kat M.
    Kat McMorrowJuly 18, 2011
    Coffee cup came 1/2 full & w lipstick on it. Took abt 25 mins to get a new one. A table near us that came in 15 mins after, finished their meal b4 ours was served. Plus substitutions r rarely done
  • Mr O.
    Mr OldrieveMay 4, 2013
    Try the 4 cheese omellete, it was good and fresh, the service is great as well
  • Diandria W.
    Diandria WrightAugust 17, 2014
    The chicken and waffles with the Tabasco honey and vanilla butter is AMAZING!
  • Marni B.
    Marni BennettApril 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Popular brunch items (like the overstuffed popover) tend to sell out during peak times. Finish off a meal with a moist and delicious Pumpkin Whoope Cookie.
  • Stefan B.
    Stefan BogdanovićAugust 16, 2014
    Frensh Toast with a shitload of Cheddar cheese will be the best choice of ur life!!!
  • Ken S.
    Ken SetoAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic pancakes and I loved the Cheesy Bacon Stuffed French Toast
  • Christopher H.
    Christopher HorrellAugust 9, 2014
    Great brunch option! Go early, it gets very busy on weekends.
  • Queenie F.
    Queenie FoxhoundFebruary 19, 2014
    If you were smart, you'd order the Cheesy French Toast and rub it all over your body. Unbelievable.
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie CanarteNovember 22, 2015
    The waiting time is crazy. Be prepared to line up for at least an hour before if you are coming on a Sunday
  • Cierrah W.
    Cierrah West-WilliamsDecember 30, 2015
    Great bite to eat 10 min airport. Try the freshly squeezed blood orange juice.
  • SCHOOL Restaurant
    SCHOOL RestaurantJanuary 18, 2013
    Jan 19th is our last dinner service of the season. Join us for brunch & lunch during our winter hours: Mon - Fri 8-4 Sat & Sun 9:30-4 Dinner returns June 1st!
  • Laura H.
    Laura HubleyApril 28, 2012
    The crispy French toast is amazing. My favorite thing on the menu!
  • Min
    MinOctober 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Service is spotty but I keep coming back for brunch anyway. The french toast is like, 2 inches thick, and so many baked treats!
  • Stephen E.
    Stephen EbanksDecember 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The fried chicken and waffles are AWESOME!!! A MUST have!
  • Kristina G.
    Kristina GringogidgetAugust 1, 2015
    The reason this place is called School is because it's illegal to touch other people's children here.
  • Katie M.
    Katie MOctober 14, 2012
    Nice atmosphere. Be prepared to wait a LONG time for a table!
  • aEsther B.
    aEsther BarutiOctober 9, 2015
    Awesome place. Their jerk chicken sandwich is really good :)
  • Mark S.
    Mark SJanuary 6, 2013
    Best fried chicken & waffles I've ever had! Super tender chicken.
  • Izabela M.
    Izabela MDecember 11, 2010
    Try the super cheesy french toast! They're amazing. (French toast + cheese + bacon + maple syrup + some greens on the side = YUM.)
  • Joolz G.
    Joolz GraceSeptember 27, 2013
    Just wow cheesy French toast is delicious
  • Ian L.
    Ian LeungJanuary 16, 2016
    Was expecting a lot from the waffles in the chicken and waffles, but was severely disappointed. Overall just not bad. Not worth the line
  • Michelle N.
    Michelle NOctober 5, 2013
    White chocolate coffee is amazing!!! Chocolate didn't melt till later tho...
  • Suresh D.
    Suresh DossOctober 23, 2009
    get the deans list brownie, to die for. for lunch the chipotle cheddar biscuit is great, service is often slow and forgetful so brace yourself
  • Ivan A.
    Ivan AttiaApril 19, 2014
    Great food and friendly staff. But wait times are way too long
  • Paul A.
    Paul AlfredSeptember 1, 2011
    Get there early like 9am on a Sunday ... It's a major line up after 10:30am
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AlafrizJanuary 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the water!
  • Dirk P.
    Dirk PropfeOctober 17, 2010
    Share! Start with a salt and savory (omelet souffle or beni) and then get the buttermilk blueberry pancakes mmmmm
  • Brianne K.
    Brianne KelseySeptember 8, 2011
    Bit pricey but some unique breakie options. Decor is a little over the top...
  • Roo R.
    Roo RaymondApril 28, 2011
    Got the meatloaf...delicious! My man got the pot pie...also tasty :) Betty Boop FTW!
  • Budda 8.
    Budda 88August 19, 2015
    Delightful !! Don't miss it
  • Lindsay
    LindsayMarch 20, 2011
    Coconut-caramel pancakes are amazing. As are the home fries.
  • orun b.
    orun bSeptember 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best bacon in the city (maple bacon!)
  • Brielle D.
    Brielle DejaJanuary 4, 2016
    The cheesy French toast with bacon😍 #Amazing
  • Jamie P.
    Jamie PentlandMarch 20, 2011
    Service is horrendous, food was good. Put more money in the parking meter, 'cause it's gonna take way longer than you think.
  • Spence D.
    Spence DiamondsJuly 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Sunday's SHINE. patio party * Great crowd * Great Music* Free Admission 4pm - Midnight! Love the Mojito's!!!
  • Jamie K.
    Jamie KNovember 2, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the white chocolate coffee. Seriously good!
  • Ash P.
    Ash PabaniMay 28, 2010
    The Omelet Soufflé is excellent. They throw good parties as well!
  • Kate H.
    Kate HartmanDecember 11, 2011
    Hot coconut milk punch with bourbon is divine
  • Duane B.
    Duane BrownOctober 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Service was ok. French toast was great. Good if you're in the area.
  • Tony R.
    Tony RJune 5, 2013
    They don't do separate checks for groups over 6... It's 2013! Upgrade your computer system! Annoying.
  • Bonnie D.
    Bonnie DeanFebruary 27, 2011
    Try the maple-cranberry sausage. The perfect pork-berry pairing.
  • Tiffany L.
    Tiffany LeighSeptember 5, 2013
    All day breakfast and brunch! Yay
  • Melissa A.
    Melissa AlvaresJune 27, 2010
    The spicy scrambled eggs have quite the kick - but are delish!
  • thatguychad
    thatguychadNovember 16, 2010
    Potato chorizo taco was a great start to the meal :) perfect:)
  • Paul T.
    Paul TichonczukFebruary 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The blueberry scones are evil good.
  • Christopher
    ChristopherJune 24, 2012
    The spiced eggs Benny is unreal!
  • Sarah H.
    Sarah HamiltonMarch 10, 2011
    We're on Twitter and love to chat. Get caught up on SCHOOL's online community: @schoolville! Read more
  • Dennis
    DennisAugust 14, 2011
    Repeatedly made eye contact with servers while waiting but they don't care, no menu served. If you have too much time to waste go there and wait for an hour to be served.
  • Melissa U.
    Melissa UpjohnSeptember 18, 2011
    Good food but expect to wait an hour for it (or more)
  • Katie G.
    Katie GriffithsOctober 3, 2010
    Hire someone competent at the door to manage your crowds. Left after waiting twenty minutes, without being asked to put our name on the list. Found out she was taking names of people behind us.
  • Eat Here Next
    Eat Here NextJuly 24, 2011
    Churros is so yummy i want MORE!!!
  • aEsther B.
    aEsther BarutiOctober 9, 2015
    Their burgers are really good.
  • Eat Here Next
    Eat Here NextJuly 24, 2011
    Blueberry almond muffin must try
  • Ian L.
    Ian LeungJanuary 16, 2016
    Gf had the cheesecake French toast. Meh. Unless we got al the wrong things, this place is not worth the hour wait and is super overrated.
  • AJ G.
    AJ GIllMay 27, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
  • Samiha I.
    Samiha ImamiJuly 9, 2015
    Yummy cornbread muffins!
  • Caroline
    CarolineJune 21, 2016
    Try the breakfast poutine!
  • Ian L.
    Ian LeungJanuary 16, 2016
    All the food came out lukewarm.
  • Chris
    ChrisJuly 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Fresh apple pie muffins in the morning.
  • Guido B.
    Guido BozwardFebruary 4, 2010
    Eat the Meatloaf, american classic and delicious too
  • Corina H.
    Corina Hitchcock-SpicerJanuary 13, 2010
    The cupcakes are to die for - especially the banana one!
  • Tony W.
    Tony WongJune 13, 2011
    Free parking after 5 and weekends.
  • Kandace J.
    Kandace JAugust 31, 2014
    Jungle fruit salad 😍
  • Norman M.
    Norman McGlashanFebruary 27, 2015
    Brunch Portions are Huge
  • Michele
    MicheleAugust 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Dinner service was SLOW tonight. Appetizers came near the end of entrees & drinks alone took 20 minutes! Usually not that bad...
  • Marius B.
    Marius ButucMarch 3, 2011
    "Tell me about yourself,your struggles,your dreams,your telephone number..."
  • Eat Here Next
    Eat Here NextJuly 24, 2011
    Corn crusted calamari is scrumptious
  • Sergio E.
    Sergio EDecember 1, 2012
    WiFi password is school70
  • Michele
    MicheleMay 31, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the new Latin Exchange Program dinner menu! Delicious!
  • david v.
    order the potpie its a fantastic dish
  • Stepan R.
    Stepan RogerAugust 31, 2014
    Long lines a bit unjustifiable as the food is rather average
  • Jeff L.
    Jeff LeylandFebruary 20, 2012
    Spiced Benni so good!!
  • Collin H.
    Collin HendersonMay 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Bully burger is full of win.
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