King West patios will have you embracing the warm weather in style. One of Toronto's more chic neighbourhoods, these patios are a far cry from the more casual haunts found in other 'hoods. There's everything from sun-drenched sidewalk patios to swanky hotel rooftops.
Here are my picks for the top patios on King West.
Not only is this Italian restaurant dishing out some delicious pizza and pasta but they're patio is absolutely breathtaking. Stay cool under the umbrella as you dine curbside.
The former residence of Bier Markt is now a Mexican restaurant is dedicated to all things tequila. So grab a drink and spend the afternoon people watching on this sidewalk patio.
This multi-level Latin American spot boasts a breathtaking rooftop patio. Grab a spot on one of the sun-drenched picnic tables and munch on snacks like Big Mac empanadas.
This rooftop oasis is a mammoth 16,000 square foot rooftop pool, patio and bar. It's got everything you could ask for, including cabanas, a full restaurant and epic skyline views of the city.
The popular Italian restaurant has two patios on offer, but the rooftop with its retractable glass cover is the clear winner. The terrace sports a minimalist-chic design featuring well-manicured plants and stark white chairs. Grab a glass or two of pinot while you're here.
Get a taste for Spanish tapas offerings like Croquetas de cordoniz and Boquerones on the fenced off sidewalk patio.
This Irish pub boasts a chic side patio that looks out over King West. The space is equipped with its own bar, so you'll never go thirsty.
This massive craft brewing company, bottle shop and mega-restaurant comes complete with a sidewalk patio at King and Bathurst. Visit in the wee weekend hours for brunch or opt for an afternoons with brews.
The bar often visited by Shawn Mendes also sports an area complete with sofas, picnic table and bar seats in front. It's a great spot for kicking back and sipping on cocktails.
The colourful sidewalk patio has seating for you and your crew to munch on classic bar snacks while yelling 'cheers' with drinks.
Indulge in slow-baked jerk wings, curry goat and fried okra on the charming back patio of this Jamaican restaurant at Portland and King. If that's not enough, they're also doing cocktails out of pineapples.
While the karaoke may be on the inside the intimate dining experience can be found on the patio. Order contemporary takes on Asian cuisine as you dine outside.
What use to be Portland Variety has transformed into a swanky restaurant bar serving up breakfast in the wee hours and cocktails well into the night.
Whether you're looking for a brunch spot on the weekend or a stunning patio to dine at for dinner this modern American restaurant does it all.
Snack on cheeseburger egg rolls and sip on next level cocktails on this bustling patio near King & Portland.
by Jaclyn Skrobacky via blogTO