Every good friendship is built on a foundation of delicious food, drinking way too much sangria, and laughing your asses off at all the stupid things you did the night prior. In the city there are tons of options for a much needed BFF date.
This list is a compilation of places where you and your closest pals can go for drinks, dinner and everything in between. Be sure to get your girls together this summer and check out some of the awesome spots that Toronto has to offer!
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1. Harvest Kitchen // 124 Harbord St.
Harvest Kitchen is a casual neighborhood restaurant, with everyday food, that is locally sourced! This means you don't have to feel guilty about anything on their menu. They have a super cute patio for you and your BBF to soak up the sun and enjoy an awesome salad!
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2. The Rhino // 1249 Queen St W.
Rhino is home to one of my favourite patios in the city. They recently updated their mural surrounding the outdoor space, which makes for a perfect Insta opportunity. The food is very affordable and really tasty!
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3. SMITH // 553 Church St.
Be sure to make reservations when planning your next trip to SMITH, especially during the summer when their patio is open! This hidden gem is the perfect hangover brunch spot for you and your BFFs to try and figure out what the fvck happened last night.
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4. Wish Restaurant // 3 Charles Street E.
Wish has a super peaceful vibe, perfect for a relaxing lunch out with your girls. They offer an awesome grilled Nutella sandwich with raspberry compote that is basically an excuse to eat dessert for breakfast, lunch or dinner. YUM.
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5. The Scullery // 200 Carlton St.
The Scullery is a super cutesy cafe that offers great Brunch specials! On your next trip to The Scullery be sure to try their Chicken & Waffles!
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6. Boxcar Social // 1208 Yonge St.
The Boxcar Social is a mix between a cafe and a wine bar. AKA heaven. They also offer tasty pastries and baked goods to accompany your drink of choice.
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7. Le Papillon // 69 Front St E.
Le Papillion is a very elegant French styled restaurant located right on Front St. The food is great and the service is spectacular, no better combo!
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8. Saturday Dinette // 807 Gerrard St E.
If you and your BFF are looking for comfort food, this is the place for you. The staff are awesome, the music is on point, and they offer a brunch menu!
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9. Baker and Scone // 693 St Clair Ave W.
Baker and Scone has upwards of 40 different types of scones on their menu, which means you'll have to keep coming back to try them all! This is the perfect place to grab coffee and a quick snack while catching up with your BFF.
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10. NEO COFFEE BAR // 161 Frederick St #100
This spot is perfect for those with a more adventurous sweet tooth! Neo Coffee Bar offers Japan styled pastries; specifically roll cakes and profiteroles! Be sure to check this place out if you're looking to try something new.
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11. Trattoria Nervosa // 75 Yorkville Ave.
Trattoria Nervosa is perfect for Saturday sangrias, or late night Regina Margherita pizzas with your girls. The upstairs patio is perfect for warm summer nights with great company.
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12. Kitten and the Bear // 1574 Queen St W.
This is this ideal spot if you and your BFF are looking for an ultra girly getaway. This 1940s-style tea room is the perfect place grab a relaxing beverage with your friends and head to a near by park for a picnic.
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