10 Toronto bars and restaurants to catch the Raptors in action

Aug 17 2020, 8:19 pm

If you miss feeling the excitement when it comes to watching the Toronto Raptors play on the court, you can still catch a game at one of Toronto’s many restaurants and bars.

As several businesses continue to reopen across the city, many food spots are welcoming hungry customers back to their locations while following current public health guidelines.

With the NBA season continuing on through the summer, many of these restaurants and bars are showing the Raptors representing Toronto as they take on teams in the US.

If you want to catch all the action while enjoying delicious food and cold drinks at a restaurant, here’s a list of 10 spots in Toronto that will be showing Raptors games.

The Dog & Bear Pub

The traditional English pub and sports bar, located right on Queen Street, plays all current sporting events from the MLB to the NHL. They’ll be showing Raptors games while the team defends its title this playoff season.

Address: 1100 Queen Street West

Wayne Gretzky’s Toronto

Although it is inspired by an NHL great, the bar plays all sports for fans on game days. To secure your spot, you can reserve or call ahead for a table.

Address: 99 Blue Jays Way

Toby’s Pub & Eatery

From UFC matches to U.S college basketball games, Toby’s prides itself in its grand selection of sport subscriptions. They have a wide range of draft beers, perfect to take down while watching the Toronto Raptors play.

Address: 411 College Street

817 Sports Bar & Grill

Wherever you sit, you’ll be sure to have a TV right in front of you. Whether you’re out with friends or want to catch the game on your own, the Toronto bar offers the ultimate experience while keeping everyone safe through physical distancing.

Address: 817 Queen Street West

Hoops Sports Bar & Grill

The go-to spot for all sports games, Hoops will be showing Raptors games as you cheer them on throughout the season. Call ahead to make sure you can get a spot.

Address: 125 Bremner Boulevard

The Bottom Line

For major Toronto sports fans, The Bottom Line will be showing the Raptors during game days on their many TVs. Why not stop for a cold one and enjoy the game live.

Address: 22 Front Street West

Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill

The sports restaurant chain will be showing the Raptors through the entire season at their many locations across Toronto.

Address: 1980 St Clair Avenue West, 249 Queens Quay West, and 3200 Dufferin Street

The Aviary

Whether you want to sit on their outdoor patio or watch the game from inside, either way, Toronto Raptors fans will be able to catch all the action and cheer them on wherever they’re seated.

Address: 484 A Front Street East

Shoxs Billiard Lounge

Priding itself in being a “historical landmark in Toronto’s Junction,” Shoxs sports bar welcomes Raptors fans while ensuring everyone is following health guidelines while indoors.

Address: 2827 Dundas Street West

Hurricanes Roadhouse Restaurant

For those hot summer days, you can enjoy the Raptors at Hurricanes outdoor patio with their flat-screen TVs. Physical distancing measures are in effect.

Address: 963 Bloor Street West

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