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9 Most Instagram-Worthy Patios in Toronto

9 Most Instagram-Worthy Patios in Toronto

On the hunt for the most beautiful patios in Toronto to take all your pretty Instagram photos at?

I’m all about hitting up Instagrammable places in the city, and there are plenty of gorgeous patios in Toronto worth visiting.

Whether you’re looking to snap a cute Instagram photo or just eat at somewhere nice with your friends, you’ll definitely love visiting these adorable patios in Toronto.

Be sure to book reservations ahead of time to ensure you get a table by calling into the restaurant!

Here are some of the prettiest and most beautiful patios to check out in Toronto this summer.

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Beautiful patios in Toronto

Casa Loma in Toronto, Ontario

The Gardens at Casa Loma

Enjoy a dreamy patio meal at The Gardens at Casa Loma, a historic mansion just outside of the city.

From Ahi Tuna Nachos to Lobster Ravioli, you can enjoy all kinds of upscale yet casual delights at Casa Loma.

Toronto skyline view from Casa Loma

You’ll get to enjoy the beautiful gardens at Casa Loma, as well as the stunning view of the Toronto skyline, but unfortunately this doesn’t include access to the inside of Casa Loma!

LOCATION: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON


Craving some authentic Italian pizza (and some Instagrammable views)?

Terroni has a few locations across Toronto and they all have patios, but their Rosedale location on Price Street has the prettiest patio of them all.

Their rooftop patio features wood panelled ceilings, hanging straw lamps, plenty of greenery, and even an incredible skyline view – especially if you get the table facing the LCBO occupying the historic building across the street!

LOCATION: Various locations

Reyna on King Restaurant, Toronto

Bar Reyna

Bar Reyna’s got a stunning back patio that’s open year-round, and the restaurant is even housed in a beautiful two-storey Victorian house.

You’ll find Mediterranean-inspired shareables and tapas like Marinated Olives, Falafel Bites, and fries made either Arabic, Greek, Spanish, or Italian-style.

They’ve also got an extensive drink menu with a variety of signature and classic cocktails, wines, and more!

You can also find their other restaurant, Reyna on King, on King East.

LOCATION: 158 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON

Smith Restaurant

Smith is a gorgeous French restaurant that’s popular for their brunch, as well as their adorable patio.

With brick walls and hanging lights, their patio is super cute and Instagram-worthy.

They’re only open on weekends at the moment, so definitely reserve ahead of time if you want to get a table!

LOCATION: 553 Church St, Toronto, ON

La Bartola

La Bartola is a plant-based Mexican restaurant in Toronto, and they’ve got a gorgeous back patio with string lights, hanging florals, and a wood-panelled fence.

They use local and Mexican-imported ingredients to create their authentic dishes, and you can enjoy it alongside Mezcal, craft mocktails and cocktails, or Mexican beer (on tap!)

They also make their own tortillas fresh in-house daily, using non-GMO corn imported from Mexico.

They also received Bib Gourmand designation on this year’s Toronto Michelin Guide, which is pretty cool!

LOCATION: 588 College Street, Toronto, ON

Outdoor patio at Cluny Bistro in Toronto's Distillery District

Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie

Cluny is one of the best restaurants in the Distillery District, and they’ve got a beautiful semi-enclosed outdoor patio, wrapped in faux vines and twinkling lights.

Enjoy all of the European vibes while indulging in delicious French dishes.

It’s a super cute patio to visit with your girlfriends, or to go on a romantic summer date!

They even have heating for those extra chilly evenings at the end of summer.

LOCATION: 35 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON

The Chase Fish and Oyster Restaurant in Toronto

The Chase Fish and Oyster

I love me a good rooftop patio, and The Chase’s gorgeous outdoor rooftop patio offers up stunning views of Toronto buildings.

They serve up seafood-focused small plates and craft cocktails on their menu, and everything is absolutely delicious.

They’ve also got seafood platters, which are perfect for sharing!

The Chase Fish and Oyster Restaurant in Toronto

If you’re visiting during winter, you can dine inside their stunning rooftop restaurant.

It’s definitely a romantic spot if you’re looking to impress someone!

LOCATION: 10 Temperance St Fl 5, Toronto, ON

Kost Restaurant at Bisha Hotel, Toronto


If you’re feeling good and boujee, pay a visit to Kōst at Toronto’s Bisha Hotel, one of the best boutique hotels in Toronto.

While I’ll admit I’m not crazy about the food, the vibes and the views are definitely worth it.

It’s on the 44th floor, so you can enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline on the rooftop patio.

They’ve got prob one of the best views of the CN Tower, AKA the perfect backdrop to all your Instagram photos.

There’s even an outdoor pool on the rooftop patio!

LOCATION: 80 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON

Fonda Lola Mexican Restaurant in Toronto
Tlacoyo, a toasted and stuffed corn cake.

Fonda Lola Mexican Bistro

This rustic and homey cantina on Queen West has an absolutely stunning back patio that’s perfect for date nights or girls’ night outs.

You’ll find contemporary Mexican dishes made with ethically and locally-sourced ingredients, with plenty of taco options and appetizers like Ceviche and Chorizo Potato Croquetas!

Fonda Lola Mexican Restaurant in Toronto
Tortas are a popular Mexican street food.

Patios are the perfect excuse for drinks, and margaritas are the specialty here.

They have several different margaritas to choose from, including their Spicy Margarita and Hibiscus Margarita.

They also have a variety of Mexican-inspired cocktails, Mexican beers, and Mexican spirits!

Margaritas from Fonda Lola Mexican Restaurant in Toronto
Margaritas are the specialty at Fonda Lola.

And if you’re not feeling alcohol, you can go for one of their Agua Frescas or a bottle of Jarritos.

If you’ve got a sweet craving, you need to grab the Churros for dessert!

Fonda Lola Mexican Restaurant in Toronto
Churros with a side of sweet, sweet caramel-flavoured goat milk whipped cream.

You can find Fonda Lola on Queen West by Queen & Shaw!

LOCATION: 942 Queen St W, Toronto, ON

Beautiful patios in Toronto:

  1. The Gardens at Casa Loma
  2. Terroni
  3. Bar Reyna
  4. Smith Restaurant
  5. La Bartola
  6. Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie
  7. The Chase Fish and Oyster
  8. Kōst
  9. Fonda Lola Mexican Bistro

These were some of the prettiest and most beautiful patios in Toronto worth checking out!

If you’re in the GTA, you might also enjoy my posts on the best patios in Markham and the best patios in Richmond Hill!

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Jessica Lam | Toronto lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and travel blogger | Diary of a Toronto Girl, a Canadian lifestyle blog

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