Don't underestimate a cheap date. Sometimes you just want to do something simple with your significant other, and the mere fact that you're spending your day with him or her is satisfying enough.
Sometimes less is more. Here are 10 places to go on a date for under $10 in Toronto:
Atsa Matta For You // 761 Dundas St W
$10 stone-baked pizzas
You can never go wrong with pizza! Bring a date to Atsa Matta for you, where they sell $10 stone-baked pizzas (10-inch), as well as sandwiches and lasagnas for $6 - $9.
Comedy Bar // 945 Bloor St W
$5+ selected shows
If you and your date love having a laugh, then the Comedy Bar on Bloor St is for you! The venue hosts $5 admission specials for various shows. Please see their website for more details.
Theatre Passe Muraille // 16 Ryerson Ave
$10+ or pay-what-you-can for selected shows
Theatre Passe Muraille is a not-for-profit community theatre the holds weekly shows for a great price. Please contact them for more information about their 2015/2016 season.
Nirvana // 434 College St
$5 - $6 cocktails on Tuesdays
Nirvana is a great place to get some drinks with your date if you're on a budget. They have less-than-$10 drink specials all throughout the week, including a $5+ cocktails on Tuesdays.
Revue Cinema // 400 Roncesvalles Ave
$9 admission for students, $6 on Tuesdays
Revue Cinema is a movie theatre committed to showing classic films of the recent decade. Head over to the theatre on a Tuesday to take advantage of their $6 ticket special.
Halo Halo at Max's //707 Markham Rd
$6 - $10+
Ice cream is great, but have you ever tried halo halo? Max's of Manila, a Filipino restaurant, sells the dessert for around $6 to $10 each. The drink is actually a mix of all sorts of delicious stuff - shaved ice, evaporated milk, taro ice cream, bananas, jackfruit, coconut jellies, and much more!
St. James Park // 120 King St E
St. James Park has one of the most beautiful outdoor gardens in the city. Take your date there for a picnic and enjoy live musical performances starting in June. Oh, and don't forget to pick up a $10 of cheap wine from LCBO!
Music Bingo at Gladstone Hotel // 1214 Queen St W
Music Bingo takes place at the Gladstone Hotel every Wednesday evening. Join other couples in this weekly, couples-oriented event at no cost at all.
Old Town Toronto History Tour // 25 Cole St
The Tour Guys offer free tours in the Toronto area. One of their tours takes you throughout Old Town Toronto, where you and your date can learn about the city's secret dark past.
North Beach Indoor Volleyball // 74 Railside Rd
$10 per person every Fri and Sat from 10 pm - 2 am
Think you and your partner work well as a team? Find out by playing some indoor beach volleyball! North Beach holds drop-ins on the weekends for only $10 a person. There's also an in-house bar that you guys can take advantage of.
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