Upcoming Events

Check out what's happening over the next month at The Steady Cafe.

  1. 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Sunday
  2. closed
    Monday
  3. closed
    Tuesday
  4. 10:00am - Close
    Wednesday
  5. 10:00am - Close
    Thursday
  6. 10:00am - Close
    Friday
  7. 10:00am - Close
    Saturday
  1. 30
  2. 31
  3. 1
  4. 2
  5. 3
    Feminist Porn Awards
  6. 4
  7. 5
    Tramp Girl Party
  8. 6
  9. 7
  10. 8
  11. 9
    Queer as Fuck Comedy
  12. 10
  13. 11
  14. 12
    The Dirty Hustle Hip Hop
  15. 13
  16. 14
  17. 15
  18. 16
  19. 17
  20. 18
    Poetry Reading
  21. 19
    Deep Endz
  22. 20
  23. 21
  24. 22
  25. 23
    Queer as Fuck Comedy
  26. 24
    Fundraiser for legal representation
  27. 25
    Screech Karaoke
    with Judy Virago
  28. 26
    Blood Sweat and Queers
  29. 27
  30. 28
  31. 29
  32. 30
  1. 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Sunday
  2. closed
    Monday
  3. closed
    Tuesday
  4. 10:00am - Close
    Wednesday
  5. 10:00am - Close
    Thursday
  6. 10:00am - Close
    Friday
  7. 10:00am - Close
    Saturday
  1. 28
  2. 29
  3. 30
  4. 31
  5. 1
    Drag Roulette
  6. 2
  7. 3
    TRAMP
  8. 4
  9. 5
  10. 6
  11. 7
    Queer as
    Fuck Comedy
  12. 8
    Trivia Night
  13. 9
    The Dirty Hustle
  14. 10
    Special Guest
    TBA
  15. 11
  16. 12
  17. 13
  18. 14
  19. 15
  20. 16
    Graham Nicolas Live
  21. 17
    Deep Endz
  22. 18
  23. 19
  24. 20
  25. 21
    Queer as
    Fuck Comedy
  26. 22
  27. 23
    Screech Karaoke
    with Igby Lizzard
  28. 24
    Bang the Party
  29. 25
  30. 26
  31. 27
  32. 28
  33. 29
  34. 30
  35. 31
    Blood, Sweat & Queers
  1. 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Sunday
  2. Closed
    Monday
  3. Closed
    Tuesday
  4. 10:00am - Close
    Wednesday
  5. 10:00am - Close
    Thursday
  6. 10:00am - Close
    Friday
  7. 10:00am - Close
    Saturday
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
    Queer as
    Fuck Comedy
  5. 5
    Dinner &
    Drag Show
  6. 6
  7. 7
    TRAMP
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. 11
  12. 12
    Trivia Night
  13. 13
    The Dirty Hustle
  14. 14
    Deep Endz
  15. 15
  16. 16
  17. 17
  18. 18
    Queer as
    Fuck Comedy
  19. 19
    SixPlusFour
    Jazz Fest
  20. 20
  21. 21
  22. 22
    The Lonesome
    Ace Stringband
    Jazz Fest
  23. 23
  24. 24
  25. 25
    Posgate/Clutton/
    Michelli/Stam
    Jazz Fest
  26. 26
  27. 27
  28. 28
    Blood, Sweat & Queers
  29. 29
  30. 30
  31. 31

What's on the menu

The Steady Cafe offers a delicious variety of foodstuffs.


About Us

HOURS:
Mon & Tues: Closed
Wed - Fri: 10:00am - Close
Sat: 10:00am - Close (late)
Sun: 10:00am - 3:00pm
*Dinner is from 5:00 - 10:00 Wed - Sat

The Steady is a bright and inviting cafe & bar with an eclectic menu that serves carnivores and vegans equally! Think fresh southern food with cuban flair alongside some staples we all love.


Brunch:

Brunch is served Wed - Sun
from 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.

As is our mandate, everything is homemade inhouse always! Our menu is split up between vegan and non-vegan dishes, with several gluten-free options as well.

We were just included in BLOGTO'S TOP 9 BEST OF BRUNCH! Pay close attention to our Vegan Eggs Benny, complete with runny yolks made of pure magic! Other highlights: Red Velvet Pancakes, Southern-Styled Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Collard-Stuffed Waffle and Crab Cake Eggs Teddy.

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR MENU.

We proudly serve Pig Iron Espresso and have a fun 'dress it yourself' caesar bar.

Evening:

Dinner is served Wed - Sat
from 5:00 - 10:00pm

We currently serve a small plate, tapas style menu meant for trying new things, sharing and snacking over cocktails!

Our menu is fresh, diverse and exciting! We prioritize locally-grown ingredients and humanely sourced meats. Our vegan dishes are not tofu substitutes but thoughtful and delicious dishes that stand on their own. We avoid gluten and lactose whenever possible as well.

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR MENU.

Night:

We're a full bar with 9 beers on tap and a lot of monthly events! Check our calendar to see what's happening this weekend and drop in any time for a pint or our signature cocktail, The UnSteady, only $7!

The Steady In The Press

Vegan Brunch Waffle at The Steady
Voted BEST NEW BRUNCH, 2013!

Better known as a dancehall by night, this Miami-inspired eatery serves a solid brunch that'll appeal to both vegans and meat-eaters alike.

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Dance party at The Steady

Voted top 10 dance parties and bars in Toronto

New to Toronto, The Steady is a Miami inspired restaurant that just made our list of best new brunch in Toronto - but at night, this Bloorcourt spots turns into a bar that hosts everything from book launches to one-off and regular dance parties (find the queer-centric Steady on our best gay bars in Toronto list too). Recurring dance offs include Blood, Sweat, and Queers, Tramp!, The Dirty Hustle, and Deep Endz.

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Secret Menu at The Steady

Top 10 secret menu items in Toronto

Ask about the cornbrenedict ($14) at brunch or order anything on the menu "like it was cool in 2012" and it will come with bacon... even the vegan selections. Follow them on Twitter or FB for more insider tips.

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Gay Nerds filmed at The Steady

The Steady premieres in Gay Nerds TV

The Steady has been chosen as a locale for a couple episodes of Gay Nerds.

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John Caffery DJing at The Steady
World's Best Gay and Lesbian Hotspots

Painted in the warmer climes-transporting pastels of South Beach, with a corresponding Miami-inspired menu for vegans and carnivores, this café/resto by day and queer hotspot by night's vegan offerings are earning praises.

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TRAMP poster party at The Steady

CBC News: What's on in Toronto this weekend

Go to TRAMP early for readings by your favourite queer authors including Zoe Whittall, Mariko Tamaki and Vivek Shraya. TRAMP is a dance party for female identified folks, but all respectful people are welcome.

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Vegan Taco Salad at The Steady

Top 10 vegan non-vegan restaurants in Toronto

This new and popular Bloorcourt spot wears many hats and functions both as restaurant and nighttime bar and party-spot.

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Exterior shot at The Steady

The Star: The Steady brings taste of Church St. to Bloordale Village

With The Steady, you get the sense that Bloordale Village is about to get a taste of Church St. before corporations, in their infinite wisdom, finally figured out that dollars paid by the gay community have just as much value as anyone else's and so elbowed their way into the neighbourhood as quickly as they could.

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Nancy Bocock and Judy Virago at The Steady

Xtra: Going Steady

No one gets left behind at The Steady Café & Bar. This new spot on Bloor West serves up Miami-inspired fare for vegans and carnivores alike. With fresh southern food featuring a Cuban flare, signature cocktails and BYOW nights, The Steady is a welcome addition to a neighbourhood brimming with queer folks.

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The Steady Cafe

1051 Bloor Street West.
(Bloor & Dufferin - on bloor,
2 blocks east of Dufferin)
Toronto, Ontario