Hangovers may not be the most glamourous or pleasant thing to endure — in fact, they're definitely not — but honestly, we will take any excuse to indulge in some epic hangover cure food. Whether that means a greasy diner breakfast or a burger stacked so high it covers your face, there are plenty of options for hangover food in Toronto. So, pull yourself together, get hydrated, and check out one of these iconic meals.
The Landing Cure @ Hunters Landing
When: Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Address: 82 Fort York Blvd.
Why You Need To Go: Everyone knows a little hair of the dog can often cure your hangover, but this cocktail comes garnished with an entire meal! Served during brunch, this vodka Caesar comes stacked with a lobster tail, pizza slice, jalapeño Havarti, bacon, fresh-cut vegetables, pickles, and more!
The Colossus @ Billy's Diner
When: Daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Address: 99 Pape Ave.
Why You Need To Go: Nothing cures a hangover quite like an enormous greasy diner breakfast. Served all day, this breakfast really lives up to its colossal name. You get three eggs, two strips of bacon, two pieces of peameal, three sausages, two slices of ham, two pancakes (or french toast), maple syrup, home fries, and toast. Jeez.
Hydrate & Heal @ The Village Juicery
Price: Prices vary
When: Hours vary
Address: Various Toronto locations
Why You Need To Go: Sometimes, even the thought of food is enough to make your stomach churn after a night of partying. If that's the case, then a light and healthy juice might be the way to go. To help you rehydrate and get back into action, try the Hydrate and Heal juice which includes grapefruit, ginger, turmeric, and celery.
Cluck Yeah! @ Cluck Clucks Chicken & Waffles
When: Monday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday to Saturday until 10 p.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: 222 The Esplanade
Why You Need To Go: What's your answer when your equally hungover BFF asks "do you want to get food?" Cluck yeah, you do! Combine your sweet and savoury hangover cravings into one tasty meal. This jalapeno and cheddar waffle comes topped with boneless fried chicken, coleslaw, chipotle aioli, and dill mayo.
The A.M. Poutine @ Lady Marmalade
Price: Starting at $8.50
When: Daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Address: 265 Broadview Ave.
Why You Need To Go: Can't decide on breakfast or lunch when you roll out of bed at noon? Luckily, you can have both! This delicious A.M. Poutine consists of home fries smothered in cheese curds with miso gravy or hollandaise sauce on top. You can then choose to top it with poached eggs, pulled pork, bacon, or braised beef.
The Four Horsemen of The Apocalypse @ The Burger's Priest
When: Various hours
Address: Various Toronto locations
Why You Need To Go: Sometimes, a hangover can feel like the end of the world but don't worry, it's not death, famine, war, and conquest knocking at your door, it's just this insane secret menu burger. This tower of a burger comes with two panko-crusted cheese stuffed portabello mushrooms, two beef patties, and any veggie toppings you want, all stuffed between two grilled cheese buns.
The Safe Bet @ School
When: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: 70 Fraser Ave.
Why You Need To Go: Sometimes, you just need to play it safe the morning after a party. This simple but delicious breakfast is a sure hangover cure. The meal comes with two soft scrambled eggs, sugar-cured bacon, pan-fried hash, mixed greens, and a warm cheddar chive biscuit.