It's pretty easy to assume that most people's favourite day other than major holidays happens to be their birthdays. Luckily in a city like Toronto, there are tons of ways to celebrate your birthday and places to host the party! Whether you like to spend your birthday out in the club or at a low-key dinner, there is something for everybody on their big day.
Though, if you are stumped on ideas and your big day is coming soon (or you are just planning early), look no further than right here! We have you covered from your most boujiest birthday dreams to more chilled out and low key options if you aren't into big parties. So whether you want your birthday to be the biggest event of the year or just a chill night out, click on to find some great recommendations in the city!
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Raw Beauty Bar // 3830 Bloor St W
If you want more of a low-key and simple pamper day, look no further than Raw Beauty Bar! They do a great job at both manicures and pedicures and while you will leave the spot with great nails, that isn't the only great thing about this spot! From the ambiance inside to the staff you will definitely feel relaxed and taken care of during your entire experience, it's the perfect location for a simple day of rest and relaxation.
Her Majesty's Pleasure // 556 King St W
If you are more extra than the typical birthday girl and want a serious pamper day fir for a queen, look no further than Her Majesty's Pleasure! This spot offers every kind of pampering you could dream of from head to toe. Plus, you can drink at this location, what better way is there to get pampered than while having a drink in hand?!
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Miss Things // 1279 Queen St W
If you are looking for a chill night out but still want to go somewhere outside of your typical resto choices, look no further than Miss Thing! This eccentric spot is full of character and adorable decor. Plus their spunky drinks and food saved in a pineapple bowl will leave you feeling as if you stumbled into Toronto's best kept tropical secret!
The Chase // 10 Temperance St
The Chase is the perfect place for any boujee or extra birthday girl. They serve up some of the freshest and most delicious seafood in the city, from their extravagant platters to their always changing seasonal main dishes, you are guaranteed an unbelievable meal with an even more unbelievable view of the city as you eat.
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Dance Cave // 529 Bloor St W
Dance Cave is a great option if you want to go to a bar where you can still get away with not wearing heels. Plus, this spot actually takes requests, so if you've got a song you've been dying to dance to for ages in the club, you can finally actually get your requests answered! You can also check out this list of dive bars that make for just as great of venues to celebrate your big day!
EFS // 647 King St W
If you are looking to dress your absolute best for a night out in the city, look no further than EFS. This is a foolproof destination for the night! This spot is definitely most enjoyed when you've got bottles and a booth so feel free to splurge- it's your big day afterall!
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Old School // 800 Dundas St W
It can't be your birthday weekend without Sunday brunch! If you are looking for a low key place to enjoy some incredible food that looks just as good as it tastes, check out Old School! The spot is known around the city as one of the most instagrammable brunch spots that Toronto has to offer so you know you are getting nothing but the best. While School is definitely popular, the ambiance inside is still very relaxed and chilled out, so don't worry- you don't need to dress up!
Mildred's Temple Kitchen // 85 Hanna Avenue
If you are extra af and are only eating the best of the best when it comes to brunch, then look no further than Mildred's Temple Kitchen. The spot hosts the best blueberry pancakes in the city, but you probably already knew that considering how popular they have become. While this brunch is definitely on the pricier side, it is guaranteed to impress even the boujiest of birthday girls.
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Snakes and Lattes // 489 College St
This is one of the chillest thing you can do for your birthday considering it's just relaxing and playing some board games with your friends! This is a great idea if you aren't into partying but still want to see all your friends and have a good time. This spot has a crazy amount of board games so you are guaranteed to find one you love, just make sureyou arrive early so you can find a table for you and your party!
Edgewalk // 301 Front St W
I don't think there is any more extra of a birthday event than inviting your friends to go dangle from one of the tallest buildings in the world in honour of your birthday. This isn't just an extra activity though, it's also a ton of fun and a once in a lifetime experience! So make sure to invite your best friends and prepare to get fitted into a questionably ugly jumpsuit before dangling off the side of the CN Tower!
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The Rolling Pin // 1970 Avenue Rd
If you are more chill when it comes to your big day and aren't looking for a massive cake or mountain of cupcakes, look no further than The Rolling Pin! They serve up incredible donuts that will definitely influence your guests to make the switch from traditional cupcakes and cakes to donuts for their own big day! Plus they host more than just donuts, they also carry macaroons, pies and cookies!
Bake Shoppe // 859 College St
If you are extra af during your birthday and want no stone left unturned when it comes to your birthday's flawless execution then Bake Shoppe is definitely the place you should choose for your desserts. Not only do they have adorable rapper cookies but they also make some pretty incredible cakes. Plus, they take pretty much any request no matter how tall and do it incredibly well- what more could you ask for?!