The weather is warm and the patios are popping in Toronto. This city loves its outdoor dining and there are infinite options for every mood, from laid-back pubs to upscale vibes and everything in between. Whether you’re meeting the crew, impressing your S/O, or taking yourself on a date, these patios in Toronto are among the best that the city has to offer.

Check out this list of Toronto’s best patios to enjoy the gorgeous weather while it lasts.



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You can’t go wrong at this Distillery District destination. Known as Toronto’s “number one year-round patio,” El Catrin stays bumping no matter the season, but it’s especially fun in the warmer months when the colours are extra vibrant, the vibes are high, and the tequila and mezcal are flowing in abundance. Hit this spot for authentic, modern Mexican food, delicious drinks, and good times.

Where: 18 Tank House Lane



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This stunning sky-high spot on King West is both a daytime and evening destination. Soak up some of the best views in the city while you cool off in one of the three rooftop pools and relax in a private cabana. Then stick around for cocktails and delicious eats, like truffle yuzu guac and chips, chicken karaage, green dragon rolls, and more.

Where: 627 King St W

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Established back in 1944, this one of the most beloved mainstays in the city during patio season. The multi-level spot is located right in the heart of Yorkville and is serving up delicious eats, live jazz music, and outdoor dining in a vibrant atmosphere.

Where: 22 Cumberland St



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Pastas, pizzas, and wine, oh my! This Italian joint does it all. Stop by their sleek, contemporary patio in the heart of downtown to get your weekend carb fix, complete with fire pits to keep you toasty on those chillier nights.

Where: 295 Adelaide St W



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Class is in session, people! The subject? Brunching 101. This delicious spot is the place to be for the weekend tradition we all know and love. We recommend hitting this patio for their chicken and waffles or their mind-blowing blueberry pancakes. Don’t forget your Cesar on the side!

Where: 70 Fraser Ave



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There’s no denying that Terroni is one of the city’s most-loved destinations for Italian cuisine. The Adelaide location has a sprawling patio surrounded by greenery, and the Price St restaurant has a sun-soaked rooftop patio with impeccable south-facing views of the skyline. While you’re there, be sure to enjoy a selection from their wine shop! You’ve earned it.

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This British gastrobar-inspired spot at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto now has an 88-seat terrace surrounded by lush foliage and views of Simcoe Park.

Described as a “hidden oasis at the heart of the city’s bustling entertainment district,” the open-air terrace serves up a seasonally-inspired cocktail menu with tropical motifs and a nod to classic cinema. We recommend the “Enter the Dragon” cocktail. Cheers!

Where: 181 Wellington St W


You’ll be surrounded by vivid colours, tropical leaves and photo-worthy views at this stylish Toronto patio. The restaurant is known for its Japanese-Peruvian fare, breathtaking ambiance, live performers, and unique events like Jungle Brunch. What’s not to love?

Where: 161 Bay St



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Our next pick takes us over to The Junction. This “craft beer cabin” in the west end does brews and bites just right. When you stop by, you’ve got to try their charcuterie board and cheese plate.

Where: 2872 Dundas St W



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If a fancier vibe is what you’re after, look no further. This French restaurant will class things up for you. They’ve got gorgeous cocktails and mouth-watering bistro fare available, along with a vibrant patio to soak up that summer sunshine.

Where: 592 Sherbourne St



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The locals know you can’t go wrong with a trip to Betty’s on King. This laid-back spot has all you classic pub grub, like fries, onion rings, beers, and more. Stop by for a pint or two after a long day at work and enjoy the atmosphere on the patio.

Where: 240 King St E



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You’ll enjoy fabulous lakefront views when you sit out on this stellar Front St patio. The Aviary is a go-to spot for some of the best sports bar vibes in town. All their eats are done just the way they would be in a ballpark.

Where: 484 Front St E



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A popular rooftop hangout on West Queen West has finally reopened its doors. Sky Yard is back at The Drake Hotel, serving up delicious drinks and bites on its expansive outdoor patio. The Drake’s new Afternoon Delights menu is offered at all of its dining venues, including the rooftop. It’s offered daily from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and features a variety of sips and snacks starting at $5 each plus tax.

Where: 1150 Queen St W


Brunch it up with the delicious eats available at this outdoor spot. They have all the signature and farm-fresh breakfast items you could dream of, from eggs benny to French toast to vegan options. Plus, a ton of cocktails and lattes topped with Lucky Charms. Count us in!

Where: 88 Fort York Blvd



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You can even bring your pup along when you hit this next patio. The dog-friendly spot is both a bar and a cafe. So no matter what time of day it is, they’ve definitely got you covered. Stop by for an outdoor hang, wood-burning pizza, daily specials, and to catch the game.

Where: 1173 Dundas St E