The weather is warm and patios are popping, Toronto. As of this weekend, spots all over the city have been welcoming folks back with open arms. Of course, the patio reopenings came with their fair share of controversy, but if you are on board with outdoor dining, these are the best spots to hit.
Here are 15 of the best patios open in Toronto right now.
You can’t go wrong at this Distillery District destination. The outdoor spot is serving up some of the best Mexican eats in town. Plus, more than enough tequila to go ’round.
Where: 18 Tank House Lane
This rooftop spot has some gorgeous views overlooking the city. Stop by for happy hour or to indulge in their tasty eats. Maybe one day it’ll even be safe enough that they’ll open the rooftop pool. Sigh, we can dream…
Where: 627 King St W
Take flight with outdoor dining at The Pilot. This airplane-themed spot is located right in the heart of Yorkville and is serving up loads of delicious eats.
Where: 22 Cumberland St
Pastas, pizzas, and wine, oh my! This Italian joint does it all. Stop by their gorgeous patio to get your weekend carb fix.
Where: 295 Adelaide St W
Class is in session, people! This delicious spot does brunch right. We recommend hitting this patio for their chicken and waffles or their insane blueberry pancakes. Yum!
Where: 70 Fraser Ave
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There’s no denying that Terroni is one of the city’s best Italian chains. You can stop by their Adelaide or Prince locations for patio reservations today! While you’re there, be sure to enjoy a selection from their wine shop! You’ve earned it.
Where: Find your nearest location here
The restaurant mural and Beaches location gives you plenty to look at when you stop by here. This restaurant specializes in all your favourite pub classics. A walk along the water then a big plate of nachos? Sign us up.
Where: 1301 Queen St E
You’ll be surrounded by incredible, bright, and vibrant vibes during your next trip to this Toronto patio. The joint is known for their Japanese-Peruvian fare and its amazing ambiance. What’s not to love?
Where: 161 Bay St
Our next pick takes us over to The Junction. This spot knows exactly how to do appetizers right. When you stop by, you’ve got to try their charcuterie board and cheese plate.
Where: 2872 Dundas St W
If you’re looking for a fancier vibe, look no further. This French Bistro will class things up for you. They’ve got gorgeous cocktails and mouth-watering bites available.
Where: 592 Sherbourne St
The locals know you can’t go wrong with a trip to Betty’s on King. This 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.
Where: 240 King St E
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
This next spot is definitely one of the most aesthetically pleasing patios on the list. From their exposed brick walls to their bright and airy feel, the spot is super Insta-worthy. Oh, and the food is pretty good too.
Where: 1150 Queen St W
Brunch it up with the delicious eats available at this outdoor spot. They have all the signature breakfast items you could dream of, from eggs benny to French toast to vegan options. Plus, a ton of cocktails available too.
Where: 88 Fort York Blvd
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.
Where: 1173 Dundas St E
So as long as you feel safe to do so, go ahead and try these amazing patios in Toronto. It’s been a hot minute since we’ve been able to experience luxury like this.