18 Bucketlist Bars To Try In Toronto This Winter

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18 Bucketlist Bars To Try In Toronto This Winter

Patio season might be over but that doesn't mean that you should be spending your prime happy hour time holed up in your car sitting in rush hour traffic! 

Toronto is home to some of the coolest and trendiest bars around, and there is sure to be a bar for every and any lover of a post-work drink. So whether you are looking for a sit down spot with your co-workers or just grab a cute spot to grab a quick brew or two, look no further! 


Where: 461 King St W 

What's better than going to a bar in general? How about going to a ping pong bar! Not only can you grab drinks at this spot but you can also fit in a few rounds of ping pong in between pints! 


Ballroom Bowl 

Where: 145 John St 

Who doesn't love bowling?! What better way is there to kick off a weekend than with some great food, great drinks and battling it out with your friends with a few rounds- it's a surefire way to start the weekend off with a bang! 


Bar Buca  

Where: 604 King St W 

If you are looking for a bar that also offers some terrific food, look no further than this wine bar. Not only do they have a great drink selection but they also have some unbelievable Italian food, I mean, look at the photos- this place is to die for! 


Shameful Tiki 

Where: 1378 Queen St W 

Who doesn't love a bar with an eccentric flare to it? Shameful Tiki Room is just that, a tiki-themed bar that has so much tropical tiki decor that you'll feel as though you've transported to Hawaii! From the massive drinks to the overall fun ambiance of the space, this tiki room will surely become your new watering hole. 



Where: 296 Brunswick Ave 

Tilt is the place to go to channel your inner game loving child! After grabbing a few rounds check out their vintage arcade games or fit in a few rounds of bubble hockey with your pals! 


Power Up Game Bar 

Where: 38 Wellington St E

Power Up Game Bar is a super cool way to get your gamer friends out of their basements and out for drinks. Not only can you grab drinks at this spot but you can play a ton of different video games! Beware though, it'll be hard to leave!


Bandit Brewery 

Where: 2125 Dundas St W. 

Bandit Brewery is the perfect place to bring a beer lover, or snob! They've got tons of beers to check out as well as tester palettes if you are looking to step out of your comfort zone. Pair your pints with some go-to bar snacks and you've got yourself the perfect night out! 


Good Fortune 

Where: 130 Eglinton Ave E. 

This secret bar is the perfect place to go to if you need a change of scenery from your usual watering hole! Their interior is to die for and they feature a small menu of bar-staples that will pair perfectly with your drinks! 


Get Well

Where: 1181 Dundas St W

Get Well is a great eccentric bar that is perfect for not only a night out but also your Instagram feed! The spot is super cool and they've got a ton of drinks to choose from including tons of beer on tap! 



Where: 815 Bloor St W 

Northwood is a great place to go to if your friend group consists of varying tastes in alcohol. They've got a crazy extensive list of wines, craft beer, cider as well as an impressively massive cocktail list! 


Bar Raval 

Where: 505 College St 

Bar Raval is another great bar in the city that doesn't just serve up incredible drinks but they also have an incredible tapas menu full of timeless Spanish dishes! Pair their impeccable drinks and food with the gorgeous interior and you've got yourself a staple bar!


Track & Field

Where: 800 College St 

Track and Field is a super fun place to go if you are looking for more than just drinks! They pair their great drinks menu with bocce ball and shuffleboard lanes available for people to play throughout the night! 


Apt 200 

Where: 1034 Queen W Apt 200. 

Apt. 200 is a great place to go to if you are a student who appreciates a good aesthetic. The spot has a great mid-century inspired interior with ample props for the perfect Instagram! 


Pray Tell 

Where: 838 College St 

Pray Tell is a super cool spot but I'm going to assume I don't have to tell you that after you've seen that photo of their plant wall. Apart from their sick interior they've got a great drinks list and menu with hits like tostadas and mochi donuts! 


Baby Huey 

Where: 101 Ossington Ave 

If you are looking for just a simple night out at a solid bar, Baby Huey is the place to go! The crowd is always lively and welcoming and there are tons of drinks to go around! 



Where: 472 Queen St W 

If you are looking for a unique bar then check out BarChef! They are all about mixology and creating the coolest drinks that could definitely double as science project considering how cool they look! 



Where: 1665 Dundas St W 

Wallflower's interior is enough of a reason to check out this bar considering the tiled ceilings and gorgeous retro chandelier. While you'll definitely come for the design inside, you'll find yourself staying for the great food and drinks! 



Where: 647 College St 

If you are looking for a new wallpapered bathroom then look no further than Nightowl! Not only do they have adorable bathrooms but they've got tons of vintage arcade games as well as some get drinks to order between rounds! 


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