Outdoor patios to check out in Toronto this summer

Jun 9 2021, 2:08 pm

Ontario is finally heading into Step 1 of its reopening which means Toronto restaurants are now able to welcome guests back to their outdoor patios.

It’s been feeling a lot like summer the last few weeks and with patios opening up again, you can finally cool off with a delicious cocktail and munch on some food on one of Toronto’s many restaurant patios.

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

Bar Poet

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

When: Open Monday to Friday from 4 pm to 11 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 11 pm
Where: 1090 Queen Street West

El Catrin Distillery

 

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El Catrin Distillery is ready to serve all the goods on their huge patio! You can enjoy a physically distanced outdoor dining experience. At the moment, they taking guests on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you’re planning on snagging a spot, make sure you’re there early.

When: Every day from 12 pm to 9 pm
Where: 18 Tank House Lane

Marben

Marben also joined the patio reopenings in the city and is now accepting guests on a first-come, first-served basis.

When: Tuesday to Sunday from 12 pm to late.
Where: 488 Wellington Street West

Mantra by Host

 

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Looking for a spot away from Downtown? Mantra by Host at Don Mills has its patio open for the season. You can call in or reserve online.

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

The Wren

 

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Have a nice cold glass of beer while enjoying the sun at The Wren’s outdoor patio. Whether for some drinks or something to munch on.

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

Atomic 10

 

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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 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

RendezViews

 

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Possibly the largest outdoor patio in Toronto will be accepting walk-ins starting Friday. If you’re looking for a spot to watch the EURO cup, this is the place!

When: 3 pm to close daily
Where: 229 Richmond Street West

Madison Avenue Pub

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

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

Chula Taberna Mexicana

With two patios, tiki bars, and over 70 different kinds of tequila, you will be good for the night! Book ahead to snag a spot or test your luck and walk in.

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

The Ballroom

 

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The Ballroom offers two large patios, one in collaboration with RendezView and the other on their rooftop. The rooftop patio will open next week.

When: Every day from 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: 145 John Street

Figo

 

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FIGO will be open daily for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch! Reservations can be made online.

When: Monday to Sunday from 11:30 am to 10 pm
Where: 295 Adelaide Street West

Patria

 

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You can’t go wrong with Spanish Tapas! Patria, located on King Street it’s one of the best spots to catch some sun and drink some sangrias.

When: Monday to Sunday from 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: 478 King Street West

Pure Spirits Oyster House & Grill

THE seafood spot in the city! Seating is first-come, first-served at Pure Spirits. If no tables are available, you’ll be added to a waitlist.

When: Every day from 12 pm to 9 pm
Where: 21 Tank House Lane – Distillery District

Madrina

 

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More Spanish tapas! Enjoy a trip to Spain with every bite. Reservations can be made online or walk-ins are available.

When: Wednesday and Thursday 4 pm to 9 pm, Friday to Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm
Where: 2 Trinity Street – Distillery District

Fairmont Royal York’s Clockwork Terrace

 

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“Fairmont Royal York’s Clockwork Terrace opens once again with a picture-perfect floral wall and all-weather conservatory complete with fountains, lush greenery, and crystal chandeliers,” said organizers. Reservations can be made online.

When: Monday to Thursday from 4 pm to 9 pm, Friday from 11:30 am to 10 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm.
Where: 45 York Street

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