These are the best patios to get cheap drinks in Toronto this summer

May 10 2019, 1:47 am

Patio real estate in Toronto is in high demand, but the joy of drinking outdoors doesn’t need to break the bank.

For those seeking a slice of sunshine AND affordable drink specials, these are the top destinations for cheap drinks on a patio in Toronto this summer.

Joe Bird

Joe Bird patio waterfront

Joe Bird

Go after work for happy hour deals that include wine bottles for half-price, $6 pints, and $5 mixed drinks between 5 pm and 7 pm.

Address: 207 Queens Quay
Phone: 647-977-2767


Bistro 422

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The backyard patio at this dive bar is the perfect place to pregame on the cheap! Pitchers of Sangria (and other mixed drinks) costs just $13.28 while a pitcher of beer pitcher is priced between $12 and $14.

Address: 422 College Street
Phone: 416-963-9416


Done Right Inn

This well-worn Queen West bar boasts a secluded backyard patio that is always open! Go for $4.50 bottles of domestic and pints from $6.

Address: 861 Queen Street West
Phone: 416-364-9102


Sauce on the Danforth

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With drink specials on offer every day of the week, the courtyard at this east side bar is the perfect place to enjoy a drink without breaking the bank. Weekdays from 4 pm to 7 pm a pint of beer costs just $5.75. Meanwhile, cocktails go for $6.42 before 6 pm daily.

Address: 376 Danforth Avenue
Phone: 647-748-1376


District Eatery

district eatery


The house wine is $1 an ounce while at least a half-dozen different cocktails can be had for $9.25 on the patio of this King West eatery. Compared to neighbouring restaurants, this place is a steal.

Address: 303 King Street West
Phone: 416-979-9799




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This spot’s patio gets such solid sun that you’re bound to walk away with a red nose every time you swing by. Combine that sweet heat with $6 select cocktails and wine for $1 per oz, and you can easily laze the afternoon away without leaving your picnic table.

Address:  1184 Queen Street West
Phone: 647-340-3640


Java House

Java House

This Queen West spot has deals on the daily, ranging from $10.95 burger combos that include a pint on Mondays, to quesadillas with a pitcher of beer for $16.75 on Fridays. It’s a spot to get your fill of drink and food.

Address:  537 Queen Street West
Phone: 416-504-3025




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If you’re roaming the city mid-day and you’re looking for a spot to have a cheap drink, hop on over to this patio. Between 11 am and 2:30 pm every day, you can get your hands on $5 mimosas! Refreshing.

Address: 518 Church Street
Phone: 416-323-2822


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