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The top 15 bars for Sunday nights in Toronto

Looking for a sweet spot to grab a drink on a Sunday night in Toronto? Stretch the weekend to its fullest at these fine establishments offering Sunday suppers, drink specials, industry deals and dance parties. Sometimes referred to as industry night, the end of the week can be the best time to go out in this city.

Here are my picks for the top bars for Sunday nights in Toronto.

Midfield Wine Bar & Tavern
The Sunday staff meal at this Dundas West wine bar kicks off at 5:30 p.m. each week. The relaxed vibe paired with hearty comfort foods, tall cans and wine bottles on special is a great way to cap off the weekend. Be sure to arrive before 10 pm if you hope to get in on the eats, as they often sell out.

Bar Hop
Enjoy select draught pours for $5 at Sunday Sessions each week at this King West bar while the staff hand-picks vinyl gems to spin.

Farmhouse Tavern
F*ck Mondays at this restaurant on Dupont entails rolling out hourly specials from 5 p.m. onward on Sunday nights. Oysters are only $1 between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., craft beers and ciders are $6 four an hour starting at 6 p.m., cocktails are $7 at 7 p.m., wine is $8 at 8 p.m., and then food is half off between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Wide Open
The Sunday specials at this tiny Spadina bar includes bar rail beverages and domestic bottles for $3.50.

Bar Volo
Half price large bottles of Jester King, Leelenau, Jolly Pumpkin, Trou Du Diable and Dunham are on special every Sunday at this Yonge and Wellesley brew bar.

The Ballroom
Enjoy one hour of free bowling after 5 p.m. on Sundays along with bar rail drinks for $4, and Caesars and wine on for $5.

The Emmet Ray
The cozy College Street bar offers select pints from its rotating selection of brews for $6 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Sunday night.

Reposado
Sundays are industry night at this tequila bar on Ossington. Employee prices in effect across the board.

Northern Belle
While not exclusive to Sundays, this cozy cafe and bar on Dundas West offers on $2 off all beers between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. everyday. Drinking early is perfect at the end of the week.

Madison Avenue Pub
Sunday Funday at this mega bar in The Annex boasts Caesar cocktails on special for $5, Madison Blonde pints on for $4, and stick to your ribs meatloaf on for $5.

Factory Girl
There's BYOB on Sundays after 4 p.m. where you can take advantage of the $2 corkage fee (regular $16 per person).

PO Box 1192
Looking for somewhere to let loose but still need to wake up Monday morning? This Leslieville bar hosts afternoon dance parties complete with cheap drinks every Sunday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m..

The Beaver
Sunday is karaoke night at this West Queen West bar. Belt out your favourite tunes from 11 p.m. 'til last call.

Folly Brewpub
Wind down the weekend at this pub on College Street with the chef's choice staff meal on for just $10.

H Bar
Sundays at this Queen West restaurant are celebrated with $4 Caesar cocktails and five bottles of Stonewall Light Lager for $16. Go get 'em tiger.

What did I miss? Add your favourite Sunday night drinking destinations in the comments.

Photo from PO Box by Jesse Milns.


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