The Best Cheap Drinks in Toronto
The best cheap drinks in Toronto aren't sophisticated and neither are the places that serve them - which is exactly why we love them. Count on this collection of dive bars, pubs, and diners to get you buzzed without breaking the bank.
Here are the best cheap drinks in Toronto.
Nightly specials mean there’s always something on offer for a meagre $5 or less at this bar on Spadina. Even on weekends you can score a great deal - on Fridays and Saturdays pitchers of beer sell for $15, while mixed drinks and domestic bottles cost just $3.50 on Sundays. More »
Pitchers of beer or sangria for $15 or less is exactly why this bar in The Annex is a haven for thirsty students. The list of cocktails doesn’t advertise complicated drinks, but $7 will buy 1.5 ounce cocktails including Caesars, Sex on the Beach, and Long Island Iced Tea. More »
Climb the stairs to this second floor rock bar on the the east side for inexpensive drinks including PBR and shots of Jager for $3. Bar rail beverages with mixer come in at $4 or less, and while there's no kitchen on site, if you get hungry, there's prepackaged sandwiches from Rashers available for $5. More »
Students congregate at The Lab after class and on weekends to let loose on a budget. Daily drink specials are on par with doing a load of laundry, so go ahead, procrastinate cleaning your socks a little longer in lieu of $3 Jameson shots (Tuesdays and Fridays) and mugs of PBR for $3.50 on (Wednesdays). More »
Wash down massive nachos platters with pints regularly priced at $5.50 and up, or opt for daily drink deal like $3 bottles on Hump Day. Cocktails might not be top of mind at Sneaky Dee's, but maybe the price tag will change your tune, single shot bar rail drinks sell for $4.25 each. More »
Don’t worry about missing out on the daily specials at this High Park bar, even if you go on the wrong day you’ll find beer by the bottle for $3.75, and pints priced at $4.75. Of course if you find yourself there on Monday or Wednesday, don’t hesitate to take advantage of $10 pitchers. More »
Whether starting early at brunch or partying until last call, this Dundas West diner is always open and ready to serve its budget-savvy patrons with $4 Caesars, $3 mimosas, and daily pint specials priced at $4. More »
This dive bar on The Danforth is locally famous for its seven-ounce pours of Labatt 50 that sell for $1.50. By day bottles go for $3.75, but when there's a band, they charge a dollar more. The place might look a little rough around the edges, but it’s equipped with billiards tables, dart boards and a touchscreen jukebox - what’s not to like? More »
There's something for every budget at this Brit-style taphouse on West Queen West where pitchers of beer are priced at $11 and up. Domestic bottle specials offers something for $3.50 daily, otherwise bottles start at $4.65, and while standard bar rail drinks cost $5.25, the mini-pitcher (which is like three drinks at once) costs just $12. More »