When the weekend hits in Toronto – all bets are off. The one day you’ve been waiting for all week is here, and what better way to indulge than going for happy hour and sipping on a cocktail, or two.
Finding a good drink deal on the weekend can be few and far in between, so here is a round up of the best weekend happy hours in Toronto!
With daily drink and lunch specials, The Corner Place is a great spot to hit up for your next weekend happy hour. They feature $3.75 mimosas during brunch on Saturdays and Sundays and have appetizer options starting at $4.99 and up.
Where: 11 Jarvis St, Toronto
When: Saturday and Sunday between 11 am – 2 pm
Check out the Beast Restaurant on a Friday or Saturday for their ‘beast 120’ – aka 120 minutes of happy hour specials. Between 5 pm to 7 pm, they feature $5 drinks including wine, craft beer and house cocktails, along with $5 bar snacks.
Where: 96 Tecumseth St, Toronto
When: Wednesday thru Saturday 5 pm – 7 pm
If you’re looking to keep it pretty classy on a Friday night, try out Montecito Restaurant. During happy hour on Fridays they have $1 oysters and half price bottles of champagne in the bar and patio area.
Where: 299 Adelaide St W, Toronto
When: Friday 5 pm – 9 pm
Visit H Bar on the weekend for your next cheap happy hour. On Friday, they have 5 bottles of Big Wheel or Blonde beer for $18, Saturday house drinks are $3, and mimosas are $4. On Sundays, enjoy a Caesar for $4 or split 5 bottles of Stonewall beer for $14.
Where: 859 Queen St W, Toronto
When: Friday 12 pm – 2 am, Saturday 11 am to 2 am, Sunday 11 am – 11 pm
Head to The Ballroom this weekend and try not to strike out! This bowling alley has more than just 10-pin bowling – they offer live music and DJs, tons of TV’s to catch a game and some good happy hour specials.
On Fridays, from 11 am to 8 pm, they have half price flatbreads, $4 rail drinks, and from 9 pm to close you can get a tall boy for $5. On Saturday, from 11 am to 5 pm, Caesars are $5. And you can get a Caesar or glass of wine for $5, or a $4 rail drink, all day on Sunday.
Where: 145 John St, Toronto
When: Friday 11 am – 8 pm, Saturday 11 am – 5 pm, Sunday all day
Come for their delicious brunch, and stay for their double Caesars! McSorely’s does brunch every Saturday and Sunday with $7 double Caesars or mimosas – which may be your new hangover cure. Saturday is also known as Mexican night, where they serve up fajitas, tacos and quesadillas along with $7 margaritas starting at 5 pm.
Where: 1544 Bayview Ave, Toronto
When: Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
When the doors open at Bar 244 on Friday and Saturday night, anything can happen. The main floor of the bar is a casual area to converse over bar grub, and downstairs the bar is transformed into a late-night dance club with DJs spinning and $3 drinks all night on Fridays and Saturdays – it really doesn’t get cheaper than that!
Where: 244 Adelaide St W, Toronto
When: Friday and Saturday 8 pm – 3 am
If you’re looking for cheap drinks on the weekend, look no further then Wide Open. Known as a ‘no thrills’ dive bar, they have $5 mixed drinks and $15 pitchers every Friday and Saturday night, and on Sundays enjoy $3.50 mixed drinks and domestic bottles.
Where: 139A Spadina Ave, Toronto
When: Friday 4 pm – 2 am, Saturday and Sunday 6 pm – 2 am
Head to Hapa Toronto in Little Italy during happy hour for some Japanese cuisine and take advantage of their weekend drink specials. On Fridays they offer a Sake flight for $10, Saturdays they have cocktail shooters 4 for $20 and on Sundays all signature cocktails are $10.
Where: 602 College St, Toronto
When: Open daily 5 pm – 2 am
Happy hour at Einsteins happens late on Sunday nights, but there’s a twist – this happy hour also includes a free stand-up comedy show. Local talent will take the stage for you to (hopefully) enjoy a few laughs and a few cheap drinks, with beer prices starting at $4.25 and up.
Where: 229 College St, Toronto
When: Sundays 8 pm – 9 pm
Picture going to an up-scale house party in the Beverly Hills with a fantastic outdoor backyard, a fully-functioning kitchen and swanky lounge area – right here in Toronto. Addisons Residence takes ‘house party’ to the next level, with live music, DJs spinning and $4 drinks on Friday and Saturday nights.
Where: 456 Wellington St W, Toronto
When: Friday and Saturday 7 pm – 9 pm