Clubs are definitely not for everyone. Especially for those of you who are trying to stick to a budget. Whether you have no interest in packed dance floors or you're just looking for a new place to mix up your weekend plans, this list is sure to offer at least one Toronto bar that will fit your needs!
For those of you who are looking for a little more casual of an outing this weekend, read on!
1. Cold Tea // 60 Kensington Ave.
Cold tea is a great option if you're looking for something a little less mainstream. This Toronto bar is hidden in Kensington Mall, and requires a little bit of searching, but is completely worth it. They also have a super spacious patio that you'll have to revisit in the summer!
2. The Dime // 538 Queen St W.
The Dime is still fairly new to the city, but has made a pretty great first impression with many Torontonians thus far. If you're there definitely ask for the PB&J special, you can thank me later!
3. Apt. 200 // 1034 Queen St W.
Apt. 200 is a really great location that has a lot to offer. There is a DJ, a small dance floor, a pretty extensive drink menu, and a couple pool tables to keep you busy all night long!
4. Sneaky Dee's // 431 College St.
Sneaky Dee's has always held a place in my heart. Between their mouthwatering nachos and their monthly emo night events, I've never been dissapointed after a night spent at Sneaky Dees.
5. Miss Things // 1279 Queen St W.
Miss Things is the perfect place to take a cocktail snob. You'll get to indulge in some of the craziest and most delicious cocktails in the city, all while enjoying the lively atmosphere they have to offer.
6. Bar Chef // 472 Queen St W.
Bar Chef is another place to take somebody who has extremely high drink expectations. You'll be fully captivated by these mind blowing and edible creations.
7. The Madison Ave. Pub // 14 Madison Ave.
The Maddy is a great place to go with a large group of friends. This historic Toronto Mansion turned UofT alumni bar has multiple floors with all different vibes that are sure to fit anyones needs.
8. Java House // 537 Queen St W.
Java house is a super laid back toronto bar and restraunt (FYI, its also dirt cheap). If you're looking for somewhere to drink a few picthers with a couple friends over some late night munchies, this is your new go to spot!
9. Cocktail Bar // 923 Dundas St. W.
Cocktail bar is a cozy spot in Toronto that is just begging for you to come visit and have a couple drinks. The bar staff are super friendly, and their drinks are insanely tasty!
10. Get Well // 1181 Dundas St W.
Get Well is a great spot for those of you looking for a quirky bar. Get Well is also equipped with arcade games that will keep you entertained for hours.
11. Track and Field // 860 College St.
Track and Field is another awesome bar that offers a little more than just good drink prices. Track and field has tons of lawn and table top game options for you and your friends to enjoy while drinking.
12. Shameful Tiki Room // 1378 Queen St W.
This spot is ideal for those of you who are trying to ignore the fact that winter is quickly approaching. Pretend you're in the tropics while sipping on one of their tiki themed cocktials!
13. The Wren // 1382 Danforth Ave.
The Wren is a great spot with a pretty extensive drink list. For those of you looking for a place to get a little tipsy over a great meal, this is your spot!
14. The Drake Hotel // 1150 Queen St W.
The Drake Hotel pretty much has something for everyone. If you're looking for a rooftop patio, lively bar, or packed dance floor -they have you covered.
15. 416 Snack Bar // 181 Bathurst St.
416 Snack Bar is the perfect place for an after work snack and drink. The vibe is super casual making it the perfect place to unwind after a long week.
16. The Harlem Underground // 745 Queen St W.
Harlem is constantly holding super cool events that are starting to creep up on my Toronto bucketlist. For example they reccently heald a 90's throwback night, and I'm seriously upset that I was not in attendance.
17. El Furniture Warehouse // 410 Bloor St W.
This place is basically a Toronto staple. Everyone knows El Furny for their cheap food, great drinks, and friendly staff. Not much more you can ask for!
18. The Underground Garage // 365 King St W.
The Underground combines a house party with a bar in the best way possible. You'll love the laid back atmosphere, and the cheaper drink prices (especially compared to everywhere else on King St.).
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