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10 Best Patios in Toronto

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10 Best Patios in Toronto

Looking for the best patios in Toronto to enjoy all the sunshine and good food?

Sitting on patios is probably one of the best parts of summer in the city – there’s just something about sippin’ on a good cocktail under the sun as the city bustles around you.

Whether you’re looking for rooftop patios or just simple outdoor patios, Toronto has plenty of awesome restaurant patios worth checking out.

If you’re looking for even more outdoor spots to grab food and drink in Toronto, check out my other post on the best rooftop 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 best patios in Toronto to eat at this summer.

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Best patios in Toronto


Her Father's Cider Bar and Kitchen in Toronto, Canada

Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen

Her Father’s serves up all the cider you can dream of, plus plenty of amazing food.

Choose from over 100 different ciders from around Ontario and the world alongside farm-to-table Canadian fare.

Their restaurant is all about the rustic vibes, while their patio features a gorgeous and vibrant mural.

On chillier summer days, they even give you blankets to keep warm!

LOCATION: 119 Harbord St, Toronto, ON


Brunch at Wish Restaurant in Toronto

Wish Restaurant

Wish is located in the chic Yorkville neighbourhood, and the best part about their patio is that it’s open year-round.

Yep, you heard me right – even in our freezing cold winters.

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They just enclose it so there’s plenty of room for everyone to enjoy their delish burgers.

Their menu is all about elevated comfort foods, and they’ve also got some amazing brunch.

LOCATION: 3 Charles St. East, Toronto, ON


Grand Electric Restaurant in Parkdale, Toronto

Grand Electric

Grand Electric serves up some of the best tacos in Toronto, and it’s also got one of the best patios in Toronto.

The inside of their restaurant may not be huge, but the cute patio out back makes up for it!

LOCATION: 1330 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON


The Porch Rooftop Patio in Toronto

The Porch

The Porch offers up some of the best rooftop patio views in the city, and you can see a gorgeous panoramic view with the Toronto skyline.

The only thing about this place is that they charge cover both during the day and at night, but it’s still a very nice spot.

Be sure to wear plenty of sunscreen, and probably even sunglasses and a hat, unless you’re okay with turning into a lobster.

LOCATION: 250 Adelaide St. West, Toronto, ON


King Taps Restaurant & Bar in Toronto Financial District

King Taps

Craft beer and pizza are the specialties here at King Taps.

You wouldn’t think that such a chic spot in the Financial District would serve up such good pizza, but they truly do serve some of the best pizza in Toronto.

All of their pizzas are fantastic, but the BBQ Chicken, Bianca, and Stinging Bee are my favourites!

They’ve also got a huge craft beer and cocktail selection, perfect for enjoying on their large outdoor patio.

I also have a blog post all about my King Taps restaurant review if you’re interested in learning more!

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If you’re into craft beer, you might enjoy this post on the best craft breweries in Toronto!

LOCATION: 100 King St. West, Toronto, ON


District Eatery, Toronto

District Eatery

District Eatery is the perfect spot to visit if you’re watching what you’re eating, because they’re all about clean eats.

Their rooftop patio is super nice, and it’s the perfect spot to grab craft cocktails and shareable dishes with your friends!

LOCATION: 303 King St. West, Toronto, ON


Lavelle Rooftop Bar in Toronto, Ontario

Lavelle

Lavelle’s got a pretty sweet rooftop patio if you’re feeling swanky.

The restaurant sits 16 storeys high with a lounge bar, cabanas, and a massive outdoor pool.

Their cocktails are great and the sushi is pretty dang good.

LOCATION: 627 King St. West, Toronto, ON


Northern Maverick Brewing in Toronto, Ontario

Northern Maverick Brewing Co.

Northern Maverick is one of the best craft breweries in Toronto, and they’ve got a cool patio near King and Bathurst.

Slurp on some fresh oysters or taste some of their house-cured meats on their charcuterie boards alongside their amazing craft beers!

LOCATION: 115 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON


Kost Restaurant at Bisha Hotel, Toronto

Kōst

If you’re feeling good and boujee, pay a visit to Kōst at Toronto’s Bisha Hotel.

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.

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

LOCATION: 80 Blue Jays Way, 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.

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

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

LOCATION: 35 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON


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.

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


Best patios in Toronto:

  1. Her Father’s Cider Kitchen + Bar
  2. Wish Restaurant
  3. Grand Electric
  4. King Taps
  5. District Eatery
  6. Lavelle
  7. Northern Maverick Brewing Co.
  8. Kōst
  9. Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie
  10. The Gardens at Casa Loma

These were some of the best patios in Toronto worth checking out!

What are some of the best patios in Toronto in your opinion? Let me know on Twitter or Instagram!

P.S. if you liked this post, you might like this post on the most Instagrammable Toronto brunch spots, or any of my other posts on Toronto restaurants.

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