The best backyard patios in Toronto are hidden gems that offer the semblance of privacy in the open air. These enclosed outdoor spaces are the perfect escape to enjoy beer-fueled afternoons and intimate dinners with cocktails in a serene setting.
Here are the best backyard patios in Toronto.
Hidden behind Playa Cabana Hacienda on Dupont, this summertime-only space boasts a menu featuring bocaditos, tacos, and postres (desserts), plus an electrifying atmosphere fuelled by tequila based cocktails.
The back patio at this pub on The Danforth enjoys shade from the treetops overhead. The laid back spot is an ideal destination to enjoy burgers and beers.
The massive outdoor space at this Portuguese restaurant on College is furnished with big screens so you can soak up the sun while sipping sangria while cheering on whichever marquee sporting event occurs over the summer.
This sweet hideaway is a shady spot for afternoon beers and keeps the kitchen open late offering snack foods galore. On the weekends, find the patio packed with brunch goers looking to feast on the all-you-can-eat brunch buffet.
The fully enclosed backyard patio at this meat lovers' haven is decked out in wood while planter boxes accent the space with greenery. Dine al fresco on charcuterie, tartares, bone marrow and liver parfaits over a couple rounds of the house negroni.
Strung with bare bulbs and serviced by an outdoor bar, El Patio tucked behind this King West cantina is the perfect summertime destination to knock back a couple tacos with some shots of tequila.
Escape the hustle and bustle of West Queen West by snagging a table on this terrace where expertly crafted cocktails and French-inflected foods are the focus.
Steamed seafood pots, lobster rolls and Caesar cocktails garnished with lobster tails are the big draw at this Queen West restaurant. The back patio is a bonus, and offers the perfect combination of sunshine and Canadiana-centric decor.
The Cadillac Lounge
Live music, an outdoor billiards table, and platters of nachos are among the best features of this large Parkdale patio.
Relax with a glass of wine and just shucked oysters at this cozy outdoor space off Ossington. The patio offers convivial communal seating as well as a few autonomous tables well suited for an intimate date night.
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by Liora Ipsum via blogTO