Upcoming Events

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

  1. Closed
    Monday
  2. 6:00pm - 12:00am
    Tuesday
  3. 6:00pm - 12:00am
    Wednesday
  4. 6:00pm - 12:00am
    Thursday
  5. 6:00pm - 2:30am
    Friday
  6. 6:00pm - 2:30am
    Saturday
  7. 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Sunday
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    BRUNCH!
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    BRUNCH!
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    Queer Lit Night
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    Lesbian Road Trip
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    Summer Fling
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    BRUNCH! TRAMP :: Fawn B.C.
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    BRUNCH!
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    Queer as Fuck Comedy!
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    Passage
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    BRUNCH! Nite people
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    BRUNCH!
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    supperclub
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    Lesbian Road Trip
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    Laser Pop
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    BRUNCH! Stiff Joints Disco
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    BRUNCH!
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    supperclub
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    Queer As Fuck - LGBTQ+ Comedy - Guest Host Laura Di Labio
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    Essence Brown HipHop Party
  34. 29
    BRUNCH! BSQ
  35. 30
    BRUNCH!
  1. Closed
    Monday
  2. 6:00pm - 12:00am
    Tuesday
  3. 6:00pm - 12:00am
    Wednesday
  4. 6:00pm - 12:00am
    Thursday
  5. 6:00pm - 2:30am
    Friday
  6. 6:00pm - 2:30am
    Saturday
  7. 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Sunday
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    Speakeasy
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    Summer Fling
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    BRUNCH! Get Fucked General Idea
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    BRUNCH!
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    Bring Your Own Record
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    Comedy Nice Up Queer As Fuck - New Talent Night!
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    Trans Calendar Launch Party
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    BRUNCH! TRAMP :: Linguist & Fawn B.C.
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    BRUNCH!
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    Bring Your Own Record
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    Comedy LESBIAN AS FUCK NONDENOM HOLIDAY SPOOKTACULAR
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    Queer Liberals Holiday Social new venue, new faces, new vibes
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    BRUNCH!
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    BRUNCH!
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    Closed
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    Closed
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    Closed
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    BRUNCH ONLY
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    BRUNCH ONLY
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    BRUNCH ONLY
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    Bring Your Own Record
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What's on the menu

The Steady Cafe offers a delicious variety of foodstuffs.


About Us

HOURS:
Mon: Closed
Tues - Fri: 6:00pm - Close
Sat: 10:00am - Close (late)
Sun: 10:00am - 3:00pm
*Close varies depending on scheduled events

The Steady is a Miami-inspired bar that throws a ton of fun dance parties, hosts a myriad of interesting events like author readings and comedy nights and serves up the best non-vegan, vegan BRUNCH in town! Non-vegan vegan brunch? What does that mean? It means that we cater equally to vegans and non-vegans (as well as gluten dodgers) so everyone can eat together comfortably. We're most well-known for our insanely delish vegan and gluten-free donuts and our vegan eggs benny. The meat-eaters love our southern skillet too. Annnnnd, we make everything right here from scratch, fresh for you.

Keep in mind that we also cater on and off-site and our back room is available for private or semi-private booking! Just shoot us an email and we'll get back right away.


Brunch:

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

We were just included in BLOGTO'S TOP 9 BEST OF BRUNCH!

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR MENU.

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

Evening:

Snacks are served Wed - Sat
from 6:00 - 12:00am

Our snack menu features homemade treats that will compliment your cocktail or beer perfectly while you hangout.

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR MENU.

Night:

We're a full bar with 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!

Accessibility & Washrooms: Our front door and front dining room are fully accessible. We have two small steps into our back room that we bring out a temporary ramp for during events. We hope to have these stairs ramped permanently in the near future. Our bathrooms are unfortunately downstairs. Our washrooms are gender neutral.

The Steady In The Press

Hot Dish: The Steady's
Hot Dish: The Steady's "Donut Showdown"-Winning Hybrid Pastry

In this age of hybrid food — the cragel, the cronut and the crookie — a Toronto bar has managed to devise a new combination: the donut-bagel. (Dogel? Bagnut?) The Steady debuted its cream-cheese-filled creation on last week's episode of Donut Showdown.

TORONTO CHEF'S VEGAN DOUGHNUT-BAGEL LATEST FOOD HYBRID
TORONTO CHEF'S VEGAN DOUGHNUT-BAGEL LATEST FOOD HYBRID

Forget the Cronut: Toronto pastry chef Vanessa Robak has a tastier food hybrid to obsess over.

Meet Bloorcourt bar The Steady's award-winning vegan doughnut bagel (bagnut? doughgel?)
Meet Bloorcourt bar The Steady's award-winning vegan doughnut bagel (bagnut? doughgel?)

It takes a skilled chef to churn out great-tasting baked goods without using butter, milk or eggs. Last week, Toronto pastry whiz Vanessa Robak, the resident vegan-doughnut maker at Bloorcourt bar...

Toronto bar wins Food Network donut showdown
Toronto bar wins Food Network donut showdown

You might not know that Bloorcourt bar the Steady has a sister bakery operation that specializes in donuts.

Toronto Chef's Vegan Doughnut-bagel Latest Food Hybrid
Toronto Chef's Vegan Doughnut-bagel Latest Food Hybrid

Forget the Cronut: Toronto pastry chef Vanessa Robak has a tastier food hybrid to obsess over.

Thirty things we loved at the 30th Veg Food Fest
Thirty things we loved at the 30th Veg Food Fest

Donut showdown. After an delicious competition that pitted professionals against up-and-coming home bakers, The Steady's Vanessa Robak became the champion of our first ever Vegan Donut Showdown.

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.

The Steady Cafe

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