Copper Branch

Discount Profile: Copper Branch Thornhill and Brooklin Locations

Copper Branch seems to be taking over the world! Originally from Montreal (with several locations there), they started with one location in downtown Toronto and are now invading all the suburbs throughout the GTA so you can get your plant-based fix wherever you are! I had tried their burgers before at various veg fests but when I went for my first sit down meal at their Thornhill location, my jaw dropped. My mom and I started by splitting the spicy buffalo wings. They had a delicious, slightly crispy skin and the aioli to dip them in was so creamy and flavourful. Even the little side of purple coleslaw was a refreshing, crunchy treat (spiced with sriracha! Yes please!). It was too difficult to choose just one entree so we also split two bowls: The General Copper and the Aztec. Both blew our minds when they arrived at the table. The portions were so generous, and the bowls were so colourful with so many different components. In addition to their famous ooey, gooey general tao chicken (made from shitake mushrooms), the General Copper had a bright purple coleslaw, fresh and bright green broccoli, and cubes of creamy avocado. The Aztec was… Read More


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Movie Night at Copper Branch

Join us on Feb. 10th at Copper Branch in Brooklin (just north of Whitby) for a screening of a wonderful documentary about farm sanctuaries, “Called To Rescue”. Prior to the movie, there will be a presentation by Farmhouse Garden Animal Home, a farm sanctuary near Uxbridge, Ontario. Proceeds from this… Read More

Vegetarian Directory Updates – August 2017

Now Open!   Copper Branch (199 Bay St. (Commerce Court), 416-792-2982, www.copperbranch.ca) has opened their Toronto location! As of mid-July, the healthy, plant-based quick serve has opened up a downtown location in Commerce Court in the Financial District. Copper Branch, which opened a location in Brooklin (66 Baldwin St., 905-425-1066), just north of Whitby, last year, is a well known establishment in Quebec, with several locations across the province. Their health-inspired menu packed with delicious power-foods is a perfect fit for Toronto’s growing plant-based community. “Our mission is simple: serve our community quality, whole foods and offer the world real food as fast-food for a change. We’re getting back to basics; serving healthy and wholesome foods and offering real food energy with the focus of promoting health and vitality, great taste, convenience, and responsibility. These are power food meals you can trust and feel great about eating.” Choose from power bowls such as the General Copper, with Shiitake mushroom General Tao, broccoli, fresh avocado, organic brown rice, sesame seeds, sriracha coleslaw, and Copper Branch General Copper sauce. All bowls include a choice of base (Organic Brown Rice, Organic… Read More


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Vegetarian Directory Updates – June 2017

New Vegan Locations   Copper Branch (199 Bay St., 416-792-2982, www.copperbranch.ca) is opening a location this month downtown in Commerce Court! Copper Branch is a plant-based, fast food restaurant based out of Montreal. They opened their first Ontario location a couple of years ago in Brooklin (just north of Whitby), and word is quickly spreading about their delicious vegan menu. Loaded with healthy and colourful power bowls, sandwiches, soups & sides, as well as grab ‘n go items, Copper Branch offers generous servings of healthy fast-food. “We’re getting back to basics; serving healthy and wholesome foods and offering real food energy with the focus of promoting health and vitality, great taste, convenience, and responsibility. These are power food meals you can trust and feel great about eating.” Try the Aztec Bowl (pictured) with basil olive oil dressing, sweet potato, corn and mango salsa, black beans, pumpkin seeds, guacamole, vegan sour cream, broccoli, beets, carrot, lettuce, organic sprouted mung beans, the Copper Burger with beets, organic brown rice, pea protein, sesame seeds, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, lemon juice, dijon and maple vegenaise, caramelized onions, alfalfa sprouts, lettuce, or one of their many grab ‘n go items,… Read More


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Vegetarian Directory Updates – November 2016

New Veg-Friendly Restaurants in the GTA   Berkeley North (31 King William St, Hamilton, 905-522-5858, www.berkeleynorth.ca) is a brand new West Coast inspired restaurant located on historic King William Street in the heart of downtown Hamilton. Berkeley North serves up unique, modern fare, including many vegetarian and vegan options. “Serving up dishes that are creative and approachable, Berkeley North’s sharable style of dining resonates with our vision of combining delicious food with empowered service, allowing us to go above and beyond to create an exceptional culinary experience for our guests.” The lunch and dinner menus includes options such as a Falafel bowl with pearl couscous, fried eggplant and garlic sauce, and Squash Salad with roasted pear and squash vinaigrette. Plus, there are always exciting specials that include vegan options, daily soups, as well as unique house cocktails and a wide craft beer selection. Open for lunch Mon – Fri, 12 – 3 pm, and for dinner Mon – Wed, 5 pm – 9 pm, Thurs – Sat, 5pm – 12am. Find Berkeley North in the Vegetarian Directory, and follow the links to their website and social media pages for more details.   Copper Branch (66 Baldwin St., Brooklin, 905-425-1066,… Read More


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