10 Favorite Spots for French Toast in Metro Phoenix
French Toast from The Duce
Since we are adults and all, we tend to skip breakfast's sweet friend, French toast. But every once in a while we give in to our sweet tooth and order up the genius combination of eggs, milk, and bread.
And when we do decided to give in to our French toast cravings, we can't resist these ten Valley restaurants take on the sweet breakfast treat.
10. Baked Cinnamon Pecan French Toast, The Duce -- Phoenix's favorite warehouse-turned-watering hole also serves up some pretty good food. Everything is made from scratch in their 1965 Streamline Trailer including their incredibly tasty French Toast. Three slices of thick bread are coated in a light egg mixture and topped with cinnamon and pecans and then baked until the cinnamon and vanilla have turned into a gooey delicious caramelized masterpiece. Don't forget to pair the dish with a fresh squeezed mimosa!
Ignore the greasy bacon, potatoes and eggs -- pay attention to Hollywood Alley's French toast.
9. The Really Big Easy, Hollywood Alley -- Yes we have eaten here, we lived to tell about it and we have been back to this Mesa dive bar for brunch several times for a giant plate of booze-soaked French toast. Thick slices of French bread are soaked in a Grand Marnier and egg mixture, fried to a golden brown, dusted with a generous amount of powered sugar and served with warm maple syrup. And it comes with a fancy mimosa.
8. French French Toast, Scramble -- Quite possibly the only spot that uses actual French baguettes, this little Sunnyslope eatery hand cuts their bread into big, thick slices and then dips each slice into a delightful vanilla custard. After each slices has had its turn on the griddle, they are served with a sweet maple syrup and a creamy pat of butter. And for all you vegans out there, Scramble will whip up a veganized version just for you. They even have Earth Balance!
7. Cinnamon Swirl French Toast, Crackers & Co. -- This south Tempe staple takes thick cut, fresh baked cinnamon swirl bread, dips it in a vanilla custard batter, grills it to a deep golden brown, and finishes the whole thing off with honey butter and powered sugar. It's shockingly fluffy and so good it's hard to order anything else off the menu.
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