Two of the best things about the weekend are sleeping in late and the freedom to get tipsy while the sun is still up. Boozy brunch is the perfect marriage of the two, thanks to its later start time and the fact that it makes day drinking perfectly acceptable.

Toronto’s got no shortage of brunch spots with their own unique offerings, from rosé-infused strawberry slush to classic bottomless mimosas, not to mention delicious eats.

Here’s a list of the 7 best boozy brunch spots in Toronto serving up mouthwatering dishes with a generous helping of bubbly.

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Oretta


This gorgeous spot is serving up brunch classics with an Italian twist. They even have a $45 special that comes with a mimosa, a menu item of your choice, and a bombolone for dessert. Plus, you can make your mimosa bottomless for just $10 extra!

Where: 633 King St W and 2131 Yonge St
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3p.m.

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You don’t have to wait ’til the weekend to get your boozy brunch on at this spot. This restaurant in Liberty Village serves up all-day brunch, every day of the week. You’ll find all kinds of unique cocktails on their menu, from spiked lemonade to summer crush sangria. Psst, they also have a bottomless mimosa offer. $50 per person, all day, every day, walk-ins only, maximum two hour seating limit.

Where: 70 Fraser Ave
When: Monday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mildred’s Temple Kitchen


If you consider yourself a cocktail connoisseur, you’ll be spoiled for choice with this wide variety of boozy drinks that pair perfectly with an eggs benny. You can try out their pink and blueberry mimosas, the cafe amaretto for a little caffeine boost, or just go all-in with a litre of fresh OJ or grapefruit juice with a bottle of bubbles.

Where: 85 Hanna Ave
When: Monday, Wednesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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If you like your brunch bottomless, you can fill up on bubbles with your choice of orange or grapefruit juice for $15 and just $2 for a refill. If you’re feeling more of a sangria vibe, you can get a pitcher of white or red for $18. Perfect for washing down a mouthwatering plate of breakfast poutine or chicken n’ waffles.

Where: 106 John St
When: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Morning After


Feeling a little fuzzy after last night? This spot will sort you right out. This brunch menu is completely hangover-themed, with dishes like “still fried” eggs and the “walk of shame” sandwich. Want to keep the party going? You can get a rosé sangria pitcher for $34, or mimosas of all kinds of tropical varieties. There’s even the “here we go again” cocktail, and it’s — well, let’s just call it a version of the old “hair of the dog” hangover cure.

Where: 88 Fort York Blvd
When: Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chotto Matte


This has to be one of the most unique brunch experiences we’ve ever heard. Jungle Brunch takes you into the “deep, dark Peruvian jungle among the creepers and climbers, for an immersive brunch experience like no other,” according to the website. You’ll be treated to an acrobatic performance while you dine on delicious Nikkei cuisine and sip on unlimited sparkling wine, beer, and cocktails for $135 per person.

Where: 161 Bay St
When: Saturday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.