Revel in the company of the fiercest drag queens as you dig into some of the city’s most satisfying brunch fare.

In Toronto, drag has become almost as synonymous with brunch as the quintessential mimosa. The delightful combination of sickening death drops, hearty brunch foods and bubbly cocktails can transform any weekend morning or afternoon into a mesmerizing, Drag Race–worthy spectacle.   

We’ve compiled a tried-and-true list of the city’s most iconic drag brunches that are sure to satisfy your appetite and leave you feeling ready for the runway.

Glad Day Bookshop

This drag brunch at the world’s oldest surviving 2SLGBTQ+ bookstore is a queer cultural institution and a local favourite in Church Wellesley Village

As the longest-running drag brunch in Canada, the glamourous queens serve high-energy performances.

Brunch fare: a reliable menu of brunch classics with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

Queens of Dim Sum

Watching the Queens of Dim Sum perform to house music classics by DJ Sumation in Chinatown is a spellbinding experience that blurs the lines between Toronto’s queer scene and Asian diaspora. 

Part drag brunch and part contemporary art project, Queens of Dim Sum is an unforgettable monthly affair by the city’s most inspired Asian 2SLGBTQ+ drag performers. Follow online for upcoming dates and locations. 

Brunch fare: expect an array of dim sum classics like har gow (shrimp dumplings), chives and shrimp pancakes, rice noodle rolls and more.

Also see: Asian-Owned Businesses in Toronto That Should Be On Your Radar

Drag Brunch with Miss Moço at The Drake Hotel

Liven up your Saturday with Miss Moço, Toronto’s reigning brunch queen and a former contestant of Canada’s Drag Race, in what has become one of the city’s most cosmopolitan drag brunches. Pairing high-fashion glamour with her vivacious brand of camp, Miss Moço gives a vibrant performance that’ll make your mimosas zing! 

Brunch fare: The Drake’s famous wild blueberry scones, perfectly poached eggs Benedict or comforting challah French toast.

Drag Brunch at O’Grady’s

You can always count on the drag brunches at O’Grady’s to cure your Sunday hangover with their healthy servings of gastro-pub fare and over-the-top drag performances that prove that no one can do drag better than this Church-Wellesley Village cornerstone. 

Expect the crowds at O’Grady’s to be as boisterous as the drag queens themselves, uplifting your spirits in a way that no other Sunday brunch service can. 

Brunch fare: brunchy comfort food with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Champagna’s Drag Brunch at Lula Lounge

Taking Sunday brunch to new and unimaginable heights, Champagna’s Drag Brunch is a full-blown theatrical production that brings some of Toronto’s most sensational drag performances to Lula Lounge in the west end’s Little Portugal neighbourhood. 

You wouldn’t expect any less from Canadian TV personality and drag superstar Champagna, who leads an ensemble cast of queens that high kick, duck walk, and sashay their way into our hearts.

Brunch fare: eclectic options ranging from Latin-inspired chilaquiles to comfort food like chicken-and-waffles brunch poutine.