Living in Toronto can be tough, especially on your wallet. Rent is expensive, bus fare is expensive, alcohol is expensive... How does a Torontonian manage to have any fun these days?

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Well, it's not entirely impossible to have a good time in the city - there are several places that sell cheap drinks for any budget. Here are 11 Toronto bars and patios with cheap drinks to get you tipsy in record time:

(Note: Drink specials per venue are subject to change at any time. Please call each establishment to confirm prices before heading out!... Or, you know, YOLO.)

Bars and Restaurants

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2 Cats Lounge // 569 King St W

  • $3 bar rails from 8 pm to 10 pm (Thursdays)
  • $3 bar rails from 9 pm to 11 pm (Fridays)

Prohibition Gastrohouse // 696 Queen St E

  • $5 rail spirits
  • $2.50 Jägermeister all day

Duffy's Tavern // 1238 Bloor St W

  • $4 Caesars until 8 pm (Sundays)
  • $4 tequila shots (Tuesdays)
  • $3.50 pints and bar rails (Thursdays)
  • $4 Jägermeister and Jack Daniels (Fridays)
  • $5 mini pitchers (Saturdays)

Pho Xe Lua // 625 Gerrard St E

  • $2.75 drafts
  • $3.50 domestic bottles
  • $4.50 Heinekens

Brooklynn Bar // 1186 Queen St W

  • $4 Mill St. stock ale pints (Wednesdays)
  • $5 rails from 10 pm to close (W, Th)
  • $5 pints from 10 pm to close (W, Th)
  • $50 Jägermeister Mickeys

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The Monarch Tavern // 12 Clinton St

  • $4 Jägermeister shots
  • $4 Jameson shots
  • $4 Jack Daniels
  • $4 domestic bottles
  • $5 pints, tall cans
  • $6 cider

Woody's // 467 Church St

  • $3.75 cocktails
  • $4 beers

Boutique Bar // 506 Church St

  • $4.75 shots and Creemore (Sundays)
  • $4.75 bar rails (Sundays)
  • $6 Martinis (Tuesdays)

Patios

Pauper's Pub // 539 Bloor St W

Rooftop patio

  • $4 Caesars (Sundays)
  • $4 cocktails (Sundays and Thursdays)
  • $4.50 pints (Mondays)
  • $6 3oz martinis (Mondays)
  • $6 pints, tallboys (Tuesdays)

Java House // 537 Queen St W

  • $14.50 pitcher + quesadillas (Sundays)
  • $14.50 pitcher + wings (Tuesdays)
  • $14.50 pitcher + nachos (Wednesdays)
  • $10 pint + entree (Thursdays)

The Lakeview // 1132 Dundas St W

  • $4 pints (Weekdays)
  • $10 pint and pie (Sundays)

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