The top 15 patios in Leslieville
Patios in Leslieville will have you getting your daily dose of vitamin D on the east side. While Toronto's west side might offer more late night spots, this neighbourhood is more low-key and better suited to a date night out or a weekend afternoon hang with friends.
Here are some patios you'll want to check out in Leslieville.
Head to this curbside patio for a seat at one of their sturdy wooden tables, and an outdoor atmosphere that feels like a trip to the cottage. Sip on some experimental brews or try a dish from the ever changing menu, as you keep an eye out for any and all happenings on Queen Street East.
Lovers of pasta will be delighted to spend some time on this bright front patio on Gerrard Street. Chic black tables and fencing create a tasteful and elegant atmosphere, while planters filled with seasonal flowers contribute to a classic yet comforting feel.
Don’t worry, Joni Mitchell, Gerrard East Market has turned this paved parking lot back into paradise. Compete with large Muskoka chairs, a huge outdoor screen, and sand (!!), this patio near Gerrard Square Mall is a staycation lover's dream.
Italian fare is on the menu and is sure to delight on the partially covered patio at this lovely corner spot. Grab a table and order a tall glass of your favourite beverage while you soak up the warm and inviting feeling of outdoor dining at this east side favourite.
The name tells you pretty much everything you need to know, but in case you’re still feeling unsure, let me enlighten you about the adorable sidewalk patio at this Italian restaurant. Decorated with classic checkered tablecloths and delicate string lights, this spot is perfect for a date night.
This hoppin' beer garden is a prime spot for spending time with pals, or catching up with people you may not have seen in person since March of 2020! Dotted with high top tables and large umbrellas, give yourself the gift of a seat atop a stool and a high-quality beer.
The vibe on this patio is nothing short of cozy, homey, and inviting. Circular bistro tables create a European feel on this delightfully secluded backyard patio, bordered by high wooden fencing and accented with vibrant green plants. There's also an equally attractive patio curbside.
You'll wonder whether you’ve just stepped off a flight to France at this quaint curb lane patio where you can choose a seat on either side of the sidewalk. Whether you're enjoying a sunny midday lunch, or a more romantic dinner at dusk, the experience comes with a side of people-watching.
Look, who among us doesn't love snacks? At this popular Gerrard East patio, snacks are taken to the next level with a creative twist on some classic favourites. Their fort-like sidewalk patio is the perfect spot to enjoy a snack and a bevvy under large orange umbrellas that provide some respite from the sky.
Betty's East is operating a spot where Irish pub The Burren used to be. This patio offers a brightly coloured, sprawling patio where you can order some of Betty's pub fare as you gaze at the lovely mural of flowers and birds overlooking the space.
This roomy sidewalk patio is an excellent spot to indulge in some of life's greatest culinary inventions: pizzas and pastas. Large umbrellas and a big, luscious tree with branches overhanging the space give the option for shade as the sun sets, and romantic string lighting provide an amorous ambience as dusk approaches.
This place sticks fairly strictly to the French bistro model and sports a sprawling patio with a street view. It's the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat before and after a theatre visit.
The backyard patio here will make you feel like you’ve just stepped off a surfboard without having to throw out your back catching waves. Complete with a sandy floor and a hut-like bar, this is a great place to "dive right in" to a glass of your favourite drink. No life preservers needed. There's also a curbside patio option.
Saddle up for some drinks and snacks at this Mexican restaurant that boasts two patios with cushy sofas, cushier seating, a massive floral mural, hanging lights and an outdoor bar.
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