18 of Toronto’s best rooftop patios

May 15 2017, 11:45 am

High temperatures mean it’s high time to get in some quality rooftop patio time and Toronto restaurants and bars are more than happy to oblige.

Here are 18 Toronto patios that soar high above the rest.

Barhop Brew Co.

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Savour every last drop of summer on the patio of this brew house where the bar offers three dozen craft beers on tap and the menu includes charcuterie, sandwiches, and hearty comfort foods like schnitzel.

Address: 137 Peter Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-348-1137

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Broadview Hotel

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The east side hotel offers sweeping views of the city from its rooftop deck. The strip club turned boutique hotel is easily one of the hottest spots in the city this summer… don’t be surprised if there’s a queue just to get up the elevator.

Address: 106 Broadview Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-362-8439

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Bovine Tiki Bar

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On the rooftop above the Bovine Sex Club is a hidden oasis where tropical drinks and sun shine are main draw.

Address: 542 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-504-4239


The Ballroom

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Bowling with a side of fresh air! Step out after a game to discover this rooftop terrace at the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District.

Address: 145 John Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-597-2695

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Cactus Club Cafe

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The after work crowd head here to let off steam and soak up a dose of vitamin D on this frozé-fueled rooftop.

Address: First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-748-2025

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The Chase

Elevated dining. Literally. This terrace sits five floors up looking west from Yonge  Street and keeps cool with cocktails, chilled seafood platters, tartare and ceviche.

Address: 10 Temperance Street, Toronto
Phone: 647-348-7000

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Drake Sky Yard

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Billing itself as an “ever-changing, climate-defiant, all-season space,” this patio has the potential to surprise and delight now matter how many time you’ve been before. Go for the stargazing, kick ass cocktails, and good vibes.

Address: 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-531-5042

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District Eatery

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Dwarfed by all the condos in the area, this rooftop feels more like a backyard. Even still, it’s sunny (even more so due to the reflective glass condos) than you’d expect, and it serves up the typical combination of boozy drinks and health conscious eats.

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

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The Fifth & Terrace

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Perheps one of the most romantic patios around, this all-weather rooftop restaurant is illuminated by candlelight and city lights.

Address: 225 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-979-3005

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Gusto 101

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With a retractable roof, this patio is in business rain or shine. On the menu, Italian standards like pizzas and pastas plus three magic words: vino on tap.

Address: 101 Portland Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-504-9669

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Jazz Bistro

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Jazz Bistro

Decked out to the max, this patio is the perfect place to lounge around with a cocktail in hand while soaking in live music as it mingles with the soundtrack of the city.

Address: 251 Victoria Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-363-5299

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Pool-side, sky high, and on King West.

Address: 627 King Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-347-9353

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Mascot Brewery

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The rooftop beer garden offers a spectacular view surrounded by skyscrapers. Find house brews on tap, while a food truck parked on the roof dishes out BBQ and other beer-friendly foods.

Address: 31 Mercer Streer, Toronto,
Phone: 416-979-0131

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Murphy’s Law

This pub and kitchen in The Beach(es) offers an excellent view of Toronto’s east end along with two dozen craft beers on tap and all pleasing selections like wings, nachos, and yes, even avocado toast.

Address: 1702 Queen Street East, Toronto
Phone: 416-690-5516

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Pauper’s Pub

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Negronis on tap, sangria, a rooftop patio… I think its fair to assume that this Bloor Street pub is trying to seduce you.

Address: 539 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-530-1331

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The Pilot

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Climb on up to the flight deck to enjoy this rooftop in Yorkville. The retractable awning makes it practically all-weather so patio season extend from March until December.

Address: 22 Cumberland Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-923-5716

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The Porch

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A killer view that’s known to draw line-ups. Just be warned, this place also charges cover just for the pleasure of being seated outside.

Address: 250 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-344-1234

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Tequila Bookworm

The expansive list of craft beers and Ontario ciders are reason enough to visit this multi-level Queen West venue so really the rooftop patio is kind of like the cherry on top.

Address: 512 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-504-2334

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