If you’re looking for the latest and greatest new patios to check out in Toronto this summer, look no further.
We’ve rounded up all the new (and some still yet to open) spots where you can work on your tan while sipping margaritas and/or beers.
With a barrel cooker situated right on the patio, this College Street spot is the place to go to soak up some sunlight, the scent of BBQ, and rum punch all while feasting on jerk chicken and peppered prawns.
Address: 596 College Street, Toronto
It’s not even open yet though if its anything like its predecessor (Valdez) or the three floors of Latin fiesta below, this patio is sure to be a hotspot the second it debuts.
Address: 485 King Street West, Toronto
The newly opened boutique hotel boasts multi-tiered patios include a rooftop gem that boasts 360-degree views of Toronto’s east end. Go for the view, but stay for a cocktail and foie gras parfait.
Address: 106 Broadview Avenue, Toronto
This multi-floor Mexican cantina offers two outdoor patios and three tequila bars. On the menu, summery staples like tortillas and salsa, tacos, and tropical cocktails.
Address: 1058 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
The expansive 60-seat patio at Chef Claudio Aprile’s latest King East restaurant features a casual cantina menu with grilled sandwiches and salads, as well as a Botanist Gin bar with cocktails like the Sneaky Lemon from Manny The Mixologist.
Address: 107 King Street East, Toronto
Dwarfed by all the condos in the area, this rooftop feels more like a backyard. Even still, it’s sunny (even more so due to the reflective glass condos) than you’d expect, and it serves up the typical combination of boozy drinks and health conscious eats.
Address: 303 King Street West, Toronto
If a pitcher of beer and deep dish pie sound like your idea of a good time, then this place is for you. The boulevard patio offers only limited seating but is well worth it to get a double dose of vitamin D.
Address: 1020 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
Toronto’s newest waterfront patio is this beauty boasting panoramic views of Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands. To help keep cool; two dozen beers on tap, plus a menu spanning brunch to dinner featuring standouts like smashed avo toast and lobster rolls.
Address: 207 Queens Quay West, Toronto
The new beer hall in the Financial District is home to two-floors that are Cadillac of patios. Ample heat lamps will keep you toasty outside on cool nights, while misters keep guests cool when temperatures spike. Oh, and there’s frozen Negroni cocktails and 70+ draught beers on the menu so you know you’ll stay “hydrated.”
Address: 100 King Street West, Toronto
Chillout at this backyard patio where burgers, beers, and ice cream are menu staples. On the last Saturday of each month, look forward to flea market vendors setting up shop on site.
Address: 252 Dupont Street, Toronto
The patio at the newly opened Markham hotspot sits right beside a small water reservoir that feeds a watermill – the ultimate serene setting for a couple cocktails and Asian-inspired dishes.
Address: 139 Main St Unionville, Markham
At the time of publishing, this patio was two weeks out from opening. As you can see from this in-progress snap, it’s going to be killer for College Street locals when it finally does.
Address: 838 College Street, Toronto
Not far from Woodbine Beach, this newly opened brewpub has already opened its rooftop patio for its premiere summer season. Look forward to up to 18 beers on tap and a menu of fries, tacos, and skewers.
Address: 1001 Eastern Avenue, Toronto
Parkdale’s new Eastern European restaurant is endowed with a sunny back patio that decorated with potted plants, string lights, and neon signs. Hit this spot up for cold beers, piles of meat, and giant pretzels.
Address: 1554 Queen Street West, Toronto
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