Spring has officially arrived and in a few weeks we'll be rewarded with full blown summer weather! Now that the sun is out and the temperature is heating up almost everyone ventures outside of their cozy homes and spends all their time outdoors.
I honestly can't you though, it's such a relief to finally be able to soak up the sun after a terribly long winter. We all know alcoholic beverages taste 100% better when you're sipping them on a sunny patio.
There's tons of stunning patios in Toronto but a select few of them sit on rooftops that allow you to enjoy you unreal summer cocktail with a view of the city! Now what could be better than that.
15. Kasa Moto
Where: 115 Yorkville Ave // Yorkville
Kasa Moto is an amazing restaurant that serves up sophisticated Japanese cuisine. They have a huge rooftop patio that is perfect during those warm summer months! You'll enjoy sitting in cozy chairs under umbrellas in a relaxing setting.
14. Sky Yard at The Drake Hotel
Where: 1150 Queen St W // West Queen West
This is definitely one of the best rooftop patios in the entire city. It's a huge space with tons of open air seating as well as rotating murals that are changed every year. It's the perfect place for after work drinks with good food and music!
13. Bar Hop Brewco
Where: 137 Peter St // Downtown Toronto
Bar Hop Brewco or The New Bar Hop has a stunning rooftop patio that's perfect for drinks on a sunny summer day. You can enjoy some awesome drinks and food, tons of craft beer options and so much more!
12. The Thompson Toronto
Where: 550 Wellington St W // Fashion District
The Thompson Toronto is definitely one of the coolest spots to hang out in the summer. They offer the best view of the Toronto city skyline while you enjoy drinks by their rooftop pool!
11. The Porch
Where: 250 Adelaide St W // Old Toronto
Basically everyone in Toronto knows about the most popular rooftop patio in Toronto, The Porch. You can enjoy massive drinks in buckets with the best views of the city skyline right behind you!
10. Oasis at Wayne Gretzky's
Where: 99 Blue Jays Way // Downtown Toronto
If you're a sports lover then this restaurant is definitely for you. Owned by one of Canada's best hockey players, Wayne Gretzky, this casual restaurant serves elevated pub foods. You can enjoy this amazing food and drinks on their oasis rooftop patio.
9. The Chase
Where: 10 Temperance St // Old Toronto
This upscale dining restaurant is the perfect spot to go if you want to enjoy a rooftop patio in style. They serve all kinds of amazing upscale plates that you can enjoy on their sunny rooftop patio overlooking Old Toronto!
8. Gusto 101
Where: 101 Portland St // Fashion District
One of the best Italian restaurants in Toronto with two levels and multiple patios. They have a ground floor patio and a rooftop patio that offer tons of space to enjoy an amazing pizza, pasta dish or salad with your sweet summer cocktail in the sun!
7. Mascot Brewery
Where: 31 Mercer St // Entertainment District
Mascot Brewery has a stunning rooftop beer garden that you definitely have to check out this summer! They serve smalls plates, tons of beers on tap and have big communal tables under yellow umbrellas right in the heart of downtown.
6. The Pilot
Where: 22 Cumberland St // Yorkville
This rooftop patio is perfect for all kinds of weather because they have a retractable awning. You can enjoy awesome food and drinks almost all year round which is perfect for those not so sunny days in the summertime.
5. Pauper's Pub
Where: 539 Bloor St W // The Annex
This is definitely one of the most underrated rooftop patios in the city. Enjoy negronis on tap, massive pitchers of sangria, and delicious caesars with a stunning view of the sunset every night.
4. Harvest Kitchen
Where: 124 Harbord St // Harbord Village
This casual restaurant has a second floor patio that's basically their version of a rooftop. This sunny and green space is the perfect place to enjoy some delicious vegetarian comfort food, wine and even brunch!
3. Trattoria Nervosa
Where: 75 Yorkville Ave // Yorkville
If you're looking for an unreal Italian joint that serves upscale pasta and pizza dishes this is definitely the spot! You can enjoy massive glasses of sangria to pair with your meal on their sunny rooftop patio.
Where: 627 King St W // King WEst
Lavelle has one of the best rooftop pools in Toronto and basically feels like you're sitting on a beach in the sky. You can lounge by the pool, enjoy a cocktail and just chill with friends in the sun on this rooftop patio!
1. The Broadview Hotel
Where: 106 Broadview Ave // Leslieville
The Broadview Hotel has an unreal rooftop patio that's half indoors and half outdoors. They offer an amazing view of the city skyline from Toronto's east end where you can enjoy drinks and small snack plates.