Diner culture is a big part of Cornwall’s culinary scene. Sunday morning breakfast outings have been a tradition for generations in these parts, and there are dozens of establishments – from old-fashion counter diners to modern buffet venues – ready and waiting to serve up an amazing meal to kick-start your day. They all have one thing in common – the food is exceptional.

Check out one of the many traditional breakfast hubs or try something new! Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed – and you won’t leave hungry.

  • 17369 Cornwall Centre Road
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    Breakfast never disappoints at City Limits Bar and Grill, a beautiful family restaurant with a wide-ranging menu.

    Their breakfast covers all the bases and the spacious venue makes it a perfect choice for large events or family gatherings.

    Enjoy traditional breakfast specials along with specialties like the Hungry Man’s Breakfast or the Steak and Eggs.

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  • 712 Fourteenth Street West
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    Cora serves breakfasts and lunches in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

    Choose from a wide selection of eggs, crêpes, pancakes, waffles or French toast dishes with mountains of fresh fruit.

    The Cora franchise features over 130 restaurants across Canada, with devoted fans from coast to coast to coast.

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  • 27 Second Street East
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    Edward’s Bistro is a scratch open kitchen with a focus on using fresh, local ingredients wherever possible.

    Fresh-roasted coffee, great meals and sweet treats are consistently delivered in this trendy Downtown establishment.

    Edward’s offers a Sunday brunch – and you will definitely want to add it to your must-try list!

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  • 900 Pitt Street (Unit 4)
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    Family Corner Restaurant is a local favourite featuring cuisine from around the world – and an epic breakfast menu.

    This comfy spot features every type of breakfast you could image, from traditional breakfast specials to pancakes, crepes and more.

    The Breakfast Poutine – grilled onion, bacon and sausage on homefries with curds and gravy – is definitely worth a try!

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  • 841 Sydney Street (Unit 10)
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    All day breakfast is one of the many offerings you’ll find at Glengarrian Pub & Restaurant.

    This popular establishment offers daily specials to go along with a breakfast that doesn’t disappoint.

    Healthy portions and good service make it a great choice for that late-morning feast.

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  • 619 Pitt Street
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    Friendly staff, comfy surroundings and quality food await you at Harv’s Diner.

    One of Cornwall’s many traditional diner spots, Harv’s is a can’t-miss spot for those in search of a great breakfast or lunch.

    Their daily lunch specials and long list of breakfast offerings make it a popular stop for families and friends looking to catch up over a nice meal.

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  • 1515 Vincent Massey Drive
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    Nestled in the Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre, Hops & Barley Restaurant and Lounge is a great place to savour a good meal.

    Hops & Barley offers a gigantic breakfast served daily from 6:30 am to 11 am. With so many options, it’s sure to satisfy.

    The cozy confines makes for a perfect place gather with family and friends on holidays and special occasions.

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  • 401 Montreal Road
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    This long-standing family restaurant on Montreal Road is a perfect stop for Sunday breakfast.

    The cozy dining room is a great place to mingle with friends and family over a hot meal and cup of coffee.

    Breakfast specials abound and the Eggs Benedict are to die for!

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  • 850 Boundary Road
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    Timely service and delicious food are two trademarks of Mama Sue’s Diner.

    Home-cooked breakfasts are served up with a smile and a fresh pot of hot coffee.

    The menu features wraps, crepes, sandwiches, omelettes, Eggs Benedict and so much more.

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  • 1 Montreal Road
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    If you’re looking for a comfortable place to enjoy a quality breakfast, Napoleon’s is it.

    The old-fashion diner features home-style cooking and one of the best breakfasts in town.

    Grab a seat at the counter or in one of the many booths and enjoy a classic meal in one of Cornwall’s longest-standing restaurants.

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  • 18299 County Road 2
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    Weekends are made better with a scenic ride to Sheep’s Head Bistro for their amazing brunch.

    Sip on mimosas and devour one of the many tasty meals in this trendy and authentic establishment.

    The brunch menu features everything from the classic breakfast to brunch tacos, quiche, eggs benny and more.

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  • 720 Fourteenth Street West
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    Enjoy a one-of-a-kind waffle creation at Sip & Scoop Canada.

    This trendy business offers bubble waffles, Belgian waffles and crepes served up with a variety of fresh fruits and toppings.

    With power shakes, coffees, bubble tea and so much more, you’ll be craving another visit to Sip & Scoop in no time.

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  • 118 Pitt Street
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    Proudly touted as Cornwall’s original Downtown diner, Spinners Diner offers great food with a homey, old-fashioned diner feel.

    Spinners offers a variety of tasty breakfast and lunch options and combos that will satisfy the largest of appetites.

    There’s also a number of unique creations – like the Bacon Breakfast Poutine – that you won’t regret trying!

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  • 960 Brookdale Ave.  Unit 10
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    Stacked Pancakes & Breakfast House Cornwall is a family breakfast and lunch hotspot that focuses on combing quality food with quality service.

    Located in the Brookdale Centre strip, their menu consists of homecooked breakfast and lunch dishes combined with specialty pancakes, waffles and French toast.

    Stacked is open daily from 7 am to 3pm for breakfast, brunch and lunch!

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  • 110-705 Cotton Mill Street
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    Located in Cornwall’s historic cotton mill district, The Stomping Grounds features exposed brick walls, wood beams and a restored wood floor that still bears the marks of the old steel carts that used to transport bales of raw cotton throughout the mill.

    As for the food, it’s equally impressive. And the coffee is out of this world, with owner Phil Gilmour using a filter brewing system to deliver a cup of java that is hard to beat.

    Sunday brunch runs from 10 am to 2 pm with an ever-changing list of savoury breakfast plates to enjoy.

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  • 1274 Pitt Street
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    Sunnyside Up is one of the staples of Cornwall’s breakfast and diner scene.

    The centretown business offers traditional breakfast diner fare with great food and friendly service.

    The menu has everything a breakfast lover can imagine. The breakfast club sandwich is a good place to start!

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  • 101 Pitt Street
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    Busy mornings are made better with a visit to Tilly’s in Downtown Cornwall.

    The cozy establishment features great locally-sourced coffee and daily creations from owner and chef Carol Ann Breedyk.

    The quiche is a popular item on the menu and the homemade sausages and potato pancakes are definitely worth trying.

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  • 229 Pitt Street
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    Grab a seat at the counter and enjoy some home-style cooking at Val and Paulie’s Diner.

    The popular diner serves up a variety of great breakfast and lunch meals with a smile – and generous portions to boot.

    Make sure to save a few minutes to check out the cool collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia near the front entrance on your way out!

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  • 120 Tollgate Road West
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    Awesome food and quality service is part of what makes The Village Diner a favourite breakfast stop for so many.

    The cozy diner offers all-day breakfast with daily specials and homemade soups that are sure to warm up your day.

    The portions are good and meals are always made to order!

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  • 2851 Marleau Avenue
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    In true Cornwall diner fashion, Zorba’s Restaurant offers great food and quality service in equal doses.

    The healthy portions and home-style cooking makes this a must-visit for breakfast aficionados.

    The Greek omelette is a favourite of many while the giant sausages and heaping side of homefries will ensure you leave with a full belly.

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