32 outdoor heated patios to snuggle into this fall in Toronto

Nov 6 2020, 2:00 am

With indoor dining out of the picture for a bit, Toronto restaurants are keeping their patios open with the help of heaters to keep everyone warm as the cold season approaches.

As the province re-enacted certain Stage 2 restrictions, such as the closure of indoor dining, a few restaurants have had to get creative in order to keep business booming.

Here’s a list of heated patios that you can enjoy across the city:

C’est What

With heaters out on the patio, C’est What is keeping guests warm and also offers “space blankets” if needed. You can also bring your own blanket if you need it. The restaurant is also installing wind barriers for that extra needed warmth. Reservations can be made on their website¬†for up to six people every day between 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm. For same day reservations, the restaurant asks that you call ahead.

When: Open every day from 2 pm to 10 pm
Where: 67 Front Street East

Bar Raval

 

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Their covered and heated patio is available for reservations and with their recent addition of more heaters, you’ll stay warm no matter how cold it is out there. Reservations for the Patio and Bodega space can be made online.

When: Open every day from 11 am to 11 pm
Where: 505 College Street

Bar Poet

Enjoy a delicious pizza and a cocktail to go with it at Bar Poet’s heated patio. For a nice night out, make sure to book your table on their website.

When: Open Monday to Friday from 5 pm to 11 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 11 pm
Where: 1090 Queen Street West

Bymark

 

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Bymark’s tented and heated patio will definitely come in handy this season. Right in the Financial District, this restaurant has a full-fledged covered patio for customers to stay warm and cozy as they dine-out. Reservations can be made online.

When: 66 Wellington Avenue West
Where: Open Monday to Friday from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm and Saturday from 5 pm to 9:30 pm

El Catrin Distillery 

Grab your blankets and sit fireside at El Catrin Distillery. Depending on good weather, you’ll be able to enjoy a socially distanced outdoor dining and staying warm. Make sure to book your spot online!

When: Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 10 pm and Saturday from 12 pm to 11 pm
Where: 18 Tank House Lane

Baro Rooftop Patio

First come, first serve, this rooftop patio’s latin heat could be enough to keep you warm but if not, the space is heated for this cool fall season. Baro is not taking reservations for their patio, walk-ins only.

When: Monday to Thursday 5 pm to Late, Friday 3 pm to Late and Saturday, Sunday from 1 pm to Late.
Where: 485 King Street West

Assembly Chef’s Hall

 

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This pop-up patio is covered AND heated, perfect for the fall season. You can hang out by the warm fire and treat yourself to countless different restaurants at Assembly Chef’s Hall. Reservations can be made here.

When: Opens Tuesday to Thursday from 12 pm to 8 pm, Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: 11 Richmond Street West

Mantra by Host

 

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Looking for a spot away from Downtown? Mantra by Host at Don Mills has a covered and heated patio for the extended season and it’s fully decorated like a traditional Indian wedding. “The tent itself is fully decorated like a traditional Indian wedding. We offer classic and innovative Indian food, delicious cocktails , local wine + craft beer in the vibrant CF Shops at Don Mills Plaza,” said the restaurant to Daily Hive. You can call in to reserve a spot or just walk in.

When: Monday from 5 pm to 10 pm, and Tuesday to Sunday 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: Shops at Don Mills –¬†2 O’Neill Road, North York

Amsterdam Brewhouse

Although it may be cooler down by the lake, Amsterdam Brewhouse has you covered with their heated patio so you can enjoy lakeside views this fall season. It’s the perfect spot to watch the sunset, especially on their second-floor patio where you can enjoy a socially distanced dinner with an amazing view.

When: On The Lake: Sunday to Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm and Barrelhouse: Sunday to Thursday 11:30 am to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 11:30 am to 11 pm
Where: 245 Queens Quay West and 87 Laird Drive

GEORGE Restaurant

 

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A fire pit, warm blankets and a weather protected patio, GEORGE Restaurant is fully prepared for whatever this fall season brings.

When: Lunch hours on Thursday to Saturday from 12 pm to 1:30 pm and
Dinner on Tuesday’s and Saturday’s from¬† 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Sunday’s and Monday’s are closed
Where: 111C Queen St East

Marben Restaurant

 

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Another Toronto patio with ample warmth is Marben. With a recently added tent, their patio area is fully quipped to keep you warm this season. You can even bring your own blanket for that extra added comfort. Reservations can be made here.

When: Tuesday to Friday from 5 pm to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm and then 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: 488 Wellington Street West

KŇćst

With a heated patio, KŇćst contniues to serve guests for outdoor dinners all while ensuring a distance of six metres is kept in place. Located on the 44th floor of Toronto’s Bisha Hotel, you are sure to get a beautiful view all while staying safe.

When: Weekday hours: Bunch 11 am -to 3 pm and Dinner 4:30 pm to 10 pm.
Weekend hours: Brunch 9 am to 3 pm and Dinner 4:30pm to 11 pm
Where: Bisha Hotel Р44th Floor Р80 Blue Jays Way

Osteria Rialto

 

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The Paradise Theatre, located in Bloordale Village, and has turned into a heated patio, and wine shop. The theatre boasts an Italian tavern, called Osteria Rialto, which is now open for covered and heated patio dining Wednesday through Sunday, and serves classic Italian cuisine. They are also available for takeout.

When: Wednesday to Sunday 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: 1006 Bloor Street West

The Wren

Enjoy a nice cold glass of beer while also staying warm at The Wren’s outdoor patio. Whether its for drinks or something to munch on, you can be sure that you’ll stay warm no matter how cold it is outside – especially now with the extra added warmth.

When: Monday to Thursday 4:30 pm to 11 pm and Friday to Sunday 12 pm to 11 pm
Where: 1382 Danforth Avenue

The Skyflower 

Join Skyflower on their rooftop patio for the perfect view of the city. They also have installed heaters at each table to keep everyone nice and warm. Following in line with COVID-19 restrictions, tables are kept a distance away from each other. You can reserve your table online.

When: Monday to Friday 5 pm to 11 pm, and Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 11 pm.
Where: 292 College Street

E11even

E11even’s patio this season will ensure guests are kept warm with a tent and heated outdoor space. “The tent has an open roof for ventilation, yet is conveniently built to block the seasonal winds,” said an E11ven spokesperson to Daily Hive “The updated space is outfitted with large patio heaters and tabletop heaters throughout.” Guests will even have the chance to start off their night with a warm cocktail for extra warmth.

When: Open Tuesday to Friday 3 pm to 10 pm.
Where: 15 York Street

The Drake

Although The Drake’s Sky Yard is currently closed for renovations, their caf√© patio is open and equipped with heaters to keep guests warm. “We have been telling guests to dress warm and bring a blanket,” said a spokesperson for The Drake. They also have blankets up for sale if guests would like to purchase one.

When: Open Tuesday to Friday 3 pm to 10 pm.
Where: 1150 Queen Street West

Atomic 10

Whether you’re looking to get a drink or two or craving some delicious Latin eats, Atomic 10 is ready to serve you at their outdoor heated patio. Rain or shine, you’re covered (literally).

When: Tuesday to Thursday from 12 pm to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 10 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 8 pm
Where: 145 Lauder Avenue

Sofia

Looking for a more sophisticated and high-class Italian dining? Sofia Yorkville has recently opened its heated patio for brunch and dinner daily.

When: Dinner service, every day from 5 pm to 11 pm. Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am to 3 pm
Where: 99 Yorkville Avenue

La Palma

 

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La Palma has joined in extending its patio season right on its roof! With a tent to keep you from the windy and cool weather, you’ll be able to enjoy delicious food and cocktails all autumn long

When: Open for Dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5 pm til close
Where: 849 Dundas Street West

Lavelle

With tents and heaters at every table, you can enjoy the rooftop views in comfort and warmth. They serve cocktails and dinner items to indulge.

When: Wednesday to Saturday from 5 pm to 12 am
Where: 627 King Street West

The Keg

At select locations in Toronto and the GTA, The Keg offers guests the chance to dine out on their patios even as the weather gets colder. Heaters and tents are placed at each table.

When: Depending on location
Where: Select restaurants in Toronto and the GTA

King Taps

Now opened, King Taps’ patio is welcoming guests to their heated patios, even offering Happy Hour from 2 to 5 pm on November 6.

When: November 5 from 5 to 10 pm, November 6, from 2 pm to 10 pm
November 7, onwards 11:30 am to 10 pm
Where: 100 King Street West

Kasa Moto

 

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Kasa Moto, a Japanese restaurant in Yorkville, welcomes guests to their beautiful rooftop terrace, with heaters and all.

When: Everyday from noon until late
Where: 115 Yorkville Avenue

Madison Avenue Pub

The Maddy has several heated outdoor patios so finding a spot to claim shouldn’t be too hard. Drinks and pub food, you can’t go wrong!

When: Every day from 11 am to 11 pm
Where: 14 Madison Avenue, The Annex

Chula Taberna Mexicana

 

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With two heated patios, tiki bars, and over 70 different kinds of tequila, you will definitely warm up throughout the night, with the help of heaters too, of course!

When: Monday to Friday from 12 pm to close, Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to close. Where: 1058 Gerrard Street East

Hemingway’s

A New Zealand-style pub, Hemmingway’s has the best all-year rooftop patio, serving up 24 draft beers and delicious pub food to keep you going throughout the night.

When: Monday to Sunday from 11 am to late.

Where: 142 Cumberland Street.

The Ballroom

 

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The Ballroom offers two heated patios, one on John Street and the other on their rooftop. To make it even better, from Monday to Friday, Happy hour runs from 4 pm to 7 pm.

When: Tuesday to Sunday from 4:30 pm to late
Where: 145 John Street

Eataly

 

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Il Patio di Eataly by Aperol is nicely decorated to give you that Summer Italian vibe, almost a mini getaway from all of this. And on a sunny day, it’s the perfect spot for pictures.
When: Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 9 pm, and Friday to Saturday from 12 pm to 10 pm.
Where: 55 Bloor Street West

Cactus Club Café

With two separate locations, you can make a reservation to enjoy a drink or some great food on their heated patios.

When: Every day from 5 pm to 10 pm
Where:¬†First Canadian Place –¬†77 Adelaide Street West and Sherway Gardens Mall –¬†25 The West Mall Unit 700

Playa Cabana St. Clair

 

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Their beautiful heated outdoor patio is now open so you can treat yourself to some delicious tacos.
When: Only opened Wednesday to Sunday from 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: 21 St. Clair Avenue East

The Pilot

You can either join them on their Flight Deck, the rooftop patio, or their street-side patio. No matter the weather, they’re heated and covered!

When: Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 12 am, Monday from 4 pm to 12 am, and Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 am to 12 am.
Where: 22 Cumberland Street.

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