As the summer kicks into gear and COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease up, patio season is now upon us. Bagsort is here and wants to help fulfill all of your patio needs. There are tons of awesome patios to check out in Toronto that are perfect for a cold drink on a hot day, some delicious food, and nice picture opportunities for you and your friends or family. Here are Bagsorts picks of 15 of the best patios and rooftop terraces in Toronto!
Address: 245 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON
If you’re looking for a patio in Toronto with a lakeside view then look no further than Amsterdam Brewery. Situated on the Toronto Harbourfront the Amsterdam Brewery has four outdoor patios with views of the Toronto islands. Come enjoy a drink from the on-site brewery and enjoy carefully crafted pub-style food that is sure to please.
Address: 143 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON
This Toronto patio located seconds away from the Broadview subway station is an excellent patio space to munch on some delicious burgers and sit back in a relaxed atmosphere. Allen’s is an Irish inspired pub that boasts a wide selection of scotch and beers. Allen’s is also home to beautiful willow trees on its patio adding a unique element of natural beauty to see while you enjoy your meal and drinks.
Address: 101 Portland St, Toronto, ON
Pizza, Pasta, Wine, and a beautiful patio space to enjoy all of this, what’s more to want! What was formerly a garage is now transformed into an Italian restaurant serving delicious Italian food to you. There are options for both a ground and rooftop patio for you to enjoy your meal and drinks. Gusto 101 remains themed with its old garage roots, which for a car person or not, makes for a cool restaurant experience.
Address: 1150 Queen St W, Toronto, ON
Despite sharing the same name of the six God himself, The Drake Sky Yard is not affiliated with Toronto rapper Drake, but they do have a beautiful rooftop terrace and some delicious food and drinks. The menu is always changing to showcase Toronto’s variety of cultures and no matter what drinks are being served it will be sure to satisfy. The whole rooftop bar and terrace is designed by Toronto based artist Louise Reimer based on a theme of an everlasting happy hour which really brightens the atmosphere.
Address: 106 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON
With a prime view of the CN Tower and the Toronto skyline, Broadview Hotel boasts a rooftop terrace made for a memorable experience. The views from this terrace are spectacular no matter what time of day you choose to go and can’t be beat. If you want to enjoy some food and drinks while basking in views of the city then Broadview Hotel is your place.
Address: 22 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON
After over 75 years of operation The Pilot is one of the oldest restaurants in Toronto. The Pilot has a rooftop terrace named “The Flight Deck” which has heaters and retractable awnings for your comfort at any temperature. Enjoy a relaxed and soothing atmosphere at this terrace and even live Jaxx performances which will return when COVID-19 restrictions eventually allow for it!
Address: 2125 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON
If there is one word to describe The Bandit, it’s “beer”. Why beer? Well first and foremost, they are a Microbrewery offering a wide variety of unique beers that are made for all sorts of beer drinkers. The second reason is that they have designed a patio experience based on a German beer garden where all sorts of people gather from their love of beer. Come enjoy a relaxed and comfortable patio atmosphere, and of course, some good beer!
Address: 150 King St W, Toronto, ON
Right in the heart of the financial district, Earls has a patio that is perfect for anyone from tourists and friend groups to investment bankers looking for a lunch or dinner spot. As busy as the financial district is, the patio itself is secluded and away from the loud roads and noise.
Address: 100 King St W, Toronto, ON
With over 50 beers on tap and multi-leveled patios, King Taps is a premier restaurant in downtown Toronto. There are 54 flat screen TVs making this the perfect spot to watch any sporting events with your friends (once sports resume and COVID regulations permit such). While King Taps could be categorized as a pub or sports bar, the atmosphere is both lively and classy and the food served is above typical pub quality, which makes King Taps better than the average pub experience.
Address: 250 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON
The Porch has a rooftop patio just blocks away from the Rogers Centre that offers a clear and gorgeous view of the CN Tower. You come for the view but stay for the drinks and atmosphere that is perfect for hanging out with friends on a hot summer’s day. The ice-cold margaritas are definitely a bonus too!
Address: 55 Bloor St W 51st Floor, Toronto, ON
You’ve got to go really really high up to get to this patio. Located 51 stories high The One Eighty is serving you food and drinks with a side of “wow that view is nice”. You can bask in the glory that is Toronto by overlooking the whole city on this rooftop patio while enjoying their menu of food and drink options.
Address: 111 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON
This three level rooftop bar and lounge in Toronto offers views of the city and Lake Ontario. There are specialty cocktails, appetizers, and sharing plates available to have while looking out at the city. Come get prime views of Toronto and have fun in this bar and lounge’s great atmosphere.
Address: 1058 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON
This colourful patio is serving up all sorts of Mexican food and drinks for you on a hot summer’s day. There are two heated patios and two tiki bars for you to take advantage of at this Toronto patio. Chula also has daily specials such as Taco Tuesdays and half priced Tequila on Tequila Thursdays.
Address: 10 Bay St # 105, Toronto, ON
Miku is home to a raw bar, a sushi bar, and of course, a beautiful patio. At Miku you have the opportunity to try their famous Abrui sushi which is a special type of way the sushi is made. The patio itself is spacious and is the perfect fine dining environment to enjoy some delicious Japanese cuisine.
Address: 111 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON
Assembly Chef is kind of as the name implies, this Toronto restaurant is made up of 17 different chefs all assembling under one roof. You can expect a variety of amazing meals with options for any kind of taste buds as you choose between which food you want to try. The patio space is modern and spacious and makes for a great area to chow down on whatever food you chose to try.