It's time to come out of hibernation, Toronto. Winter may have only started creeping in, but most of us are already hiding under our covers waiting for the sun to come back.\nBut just because summer is well and truly over, it doesn't mean the fun has to stop. While patio season in The 6ix is all too short, the city has a great solution that will keep you and your patio-hopping friends happy all winter long: Heated patios.\nInstead of letting our harsh Canadian winters keep us indoors for most of the season, head to one of these super warm patios to enjoy a frosty cold one outdoors and without the frostbite. We've compiled only the hottest of the hottest patios, for those extra cold days:\nThe Drake Sky Yard\nWhere: 1150 Queen Street West // Toronto\nvia @thedrakehotel\nvia @thedrakehotel\nType: Various\nMost popular item: Lobster nachos, Rum Diary\nPrice: 💸💸\nThe sky's the limit at the Drake Sky Yard's warm rooftop patio, which is highly celebrated and frequented by artists, musicians and trendy regulars all year long.\nGusto 101\nWhere: 101 Portland Street // Toronto\nvia @gusto101to\nvia @gusto101to\nType: Italian\nMost popular item: Pizza\nPrice: 💸💸\nThis Italian eatery boasts a stylish rooftop space with a retractable cover that keeps this patio populated all year round. A great place to stop for hearty meals and dollar-per-ounce wine.\nCafe Belong\nWhere: 550 Bayview Ave // Evergreen Brick Works\nvia @cafebelong\nvia @cafebelong\nType: Cafe grab-and-go\nMost popular item: Tostada, blueberry scones\nPrice: 💸💸\nHead over to Evergreen Brickworks where you can enjoy some delicious, fresh organic food on a stellar, cozy heated patio all year long. Their farm-to-table mentality exudes sustainability.\nCold Tea\nWhere: 60 Kensington Ave // Kensington Market\nvia @coldteabar\nA post shared by TasteToronto (@tastetoronto) on Oct 28, 2017 at 8:02am PDT\nType: Cocktail bar\nMost popular item: Negroni cocktail\nPrice: 💸💸\nTucked away in Kensington Market is a bar that is fast becoming a cocktail destination for those looking to get away from the busy city streets. The backyard patio is heated and open all year long! They closed for renovations on November 1st but will be back in December, so keep an eye out.\nThe Pilot\nWhere: 22 Cumberland Street // Yorkville\nvia @thepilot_to\nvia @thepilot_to\nType: Sports bar/Jazz club\nMost popular item: La Dolce Vita, nacho platter\nPrice: 💸💸\nThe Pilot's patio is dubbed The Flight Deck and has a huge space perfect for large groups with covered areas for those crazy Toronto weather days.\nEl Catrin\nWhere: 18 Tank House Lane // Distillery District\nvia @elcatrinca\nvia @elcatrinca\nType: Mexican\nMost popular item: Margarita\nPrice: 💸💸\nIf you're looking for a little slice of Mexico in The 6ix, El Catrin is it. Not only are their margaritas and Tuna Ceviche Tostaditas reminiscent of warmer weather, but the heated patio is too. You’ll forget about Toronto’s harsh winters and imagine yourself on a tropical getaway.\nHemingway's\nWhere: 142 Cumberland Street // Yorkville\nvia @blogto\nvia @daradelicious\nType: New Zealand-inspired eatery\nMost popular item: Sangria, North Shore Pie\nPrice: 💸💸\nA perfect New Zealand-inspired oasis nestled amongst the shops in Toronto's bustling Yorkville. The restaurant serves up traditional pub food and is one of the liveliest year-round patios in the city. They've also got 24 beers on tap and an extensive cocktail list.\nCactus Club Cafe\nWhere: 77 Adelaide Street West // Toronto\nvia @cactusclubcafe\nvia @cactusclubcafe\nType: Bar\nMost popular item: Tuna Stack\nPrice: 💸💸\nToronto's Cactus Club brings picture-perfect food, a warm patio and delicious drinks together for a night that's sure to be a hit. Their retractable roof on the third floor means the patio can be enjoyed all year long.\nBig Crow\nWhere: 176 Dupont Street // Toronto\nvia @bigcrowbbq\nvia @bigcrowbbq\nType: Barbeque\nMost popular item: Ribs\nPrice: 💸💸\nApart from having insanely good food, Big Crow also has an insanely cute patio. This place is a backyard BBQ all year round, thanks to its cozy barn-like building. This campfire-inspired venue also has blankets for those cold winter days.\nCadillac Lounge\nWhere: 1296 Queen Street West // Parkdale\nvia @cadillacloungetoronto\nvia @cadillacloungetoronto\nType: Pub grub\nMost popular item: Pulled Pork Nachos\nPrice: 💸💸\nThe Cadillac Lounge in Parkdale has been slinging pints since 2000, hosting great live bands, community functions and fundraisers regularly. The Rock and Roll bar also has a massive heated patio, which is great for brunch, cocktails and even trivia.\nOliver & Bonacini\nWhere: 33 Yonge Street // Yonge and Front\nvia @lynn.lin.ll\nvia @oliverbonacini\nType: Italian\nMost popular item: Mushroom soup\nPrice: 💸💸💸\nIf you're looking to rub shoulders with some of the city's wealthiest young professionals, this is the place to do it. Not only does O&B have an impressive cocktail and snack list, they also have a heated patio, which is a perfect escape from the city's busy streets.