12 Hidden Toronto Patios You Need To Hit Up This Summer

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12 Hidden Toronto Patios You Need To Hit Up This Summer
Staff Writer

Toronto has so many stunning patios to enjoy. There is something for everyone, from chic rooftop patios, laid back beer gardens, and restaurants with super Instagrammable outdoor eating spaces. So now that the weather is finally getting warmer it is time to enjoy relaxing outdoors.

With so many options to pick from, you can easily pick a new spot to enjoy each time you go out this summer. To help you decide where to go next with your friends, here are 12 Toronto patios you need to hit up this summer.

Walrus Pub & Beer Hall

Where: 187 Bay St.

Within the massive 13000 square feet Walrus Pub & Beer Hall, there is a gorgeous patio that you need to visit. The multi-level pub 150 seat patio is the perfect spot in the warmer months to enjoy a craft beer or a cocktail, and the patio even has its own bar.

El Catrin Destileria

Where: 18 Tank House Lane

Surprisingly there are still some people who have yet to visit the fantastic El Catrin Destileria's patio. Located in Toronto's Distillery District El Catrin Destileria has a super Instagrammable 190 seat patio. Decorated with lush plants, chic black chandeliers and firepits, El Catrin Destileria is a must-visit spot for tacos and cocktails.

The Roof at SOCO

Where: 75 Lower Simcoe St.

Offering an unbelievable view of downtown Toronto, The Roof at SOCO is the perfect patio to visit after work. Head to the fourth floor of the Delta Toronto to enjoy seasonal cocktails and sharing plates. The Roof at SOCO is open May through October.

Chula Taberna Mexicana

Where: 1058 Gerrard St E

Chula Taberna Mexicana is the perfect spot to head to this summer. It has everything you want in a summer patio, outstanding food and drinks which you can enjoy on a gorgeous patio. Chula Taberna Mexicana has a colourful outdoor seating area with tiki bars that you are going to want to post on your Instagram feed.

Gusto 101

Where: 101 Portland St

Head to Gusto 101 this summer for a fun date spot. This popular Italian restaurant in Toronto is known for its amazing food, in particular, their pasta. In the warmer months, you can dine outdoors on one of their two patios.


Where: 627 King St West

For the ultimate summer experience, head to the huge rooftop patio at Lavelle. At Lavelle, you can relax at the outdoor pool and cabanas while enjoying a stunning view of Toronto's skyline. The unique venue will have you feeling like you are on a tropical vacation, while still in the heart of the city. Invite your friends to join you at Lavelle for cocktails and a dip in the pool.

Bandit Brewery

Where: 2125 Dundas St W

If you haven't already been to Bandit Brewery, make sure to add it to your need to visit list. The brewery previously was an auto-body shop and now is a microbrewery. In the summer head here to enjoy a beer flight on their large outdoor patio.

The Porch

Where: 250 Adelaide St. W

Head to The Porch for their epic view of the CN Tower. This outstanding rooftop patio serves unbelievable giant cocktails in plastic buckets typically used to make sandcastles!

Bar Reyna

Where: 158 Cumberland St.

Located in the back of the Victorian style house, Bar Reyna has a hidden patio that you need to see. The super cozy patio is absolutely stunning with umbrellas hanging above and plenty of plants. This summer, make plans to head here with friends to enjoy delicious Mediterranean food and cocktails.

Mascot Brewery

Where: 220 King St West

This summer head to Mascot Brewery's new beer garden to enjoy a pint of craft beer. Recently, the new location was just announced - 220 King St West.

Paupers Pub

Where: 539 Bloor St W

Did you know Paupers Pub has multiple patios? In addition to their side patio, they also offer an upstairs patio where you can enjoy the incredible view of Toronto.

Cherry St Bar-B-Que

Where: 275 Cherry St

The fantastic BBQ food and a killer patio make Cherry St Bar-B-Que the perfect spot to head to this summer. The BBQ restaurant has a large patio that is the perfect spot to enjoy mouth-watering food and a beautiful view of the sunset.

Stephanie White
Staff Writer