30 covered patios in Toronto where you can eat and drink outside even when it's raining
Covered restaurant patios in Toronto provide much-needed shelter for when it's raining and are also good options for when the forecast is iffy. An hour on a patio can be precious, and these places offer reprieve even in a sudden downpour.
Here are covered restaurant patios in Toronto for when it's raining.
A tent-style patio at this restaurant in Little India serving some of the city's best Halal Pakistani cuisine keeps customers cool in the heat and dry when it drizzles.
This Leslieville patio has got you covered. Literally. Do what we were all meant to do when it rains: enjoy some food and wine.
This Parkdale patio serves cocktails and Korean fried chicken from Kaboom Kitchen, and is totally protected from the rain so you can get your groove on even if the sky is looking grumpy.
The awning at this restaurant covers its sidewalk patio, so you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in this popular Beaches location.
Head to Bloorcourt to find this wine bar patio that's partially covered, partially not, with an overhanging structure draped in grapevines. Munch on nibbles, sip bubbles and listen to the pitter-patter of the pouring rain in peace.
This Little Italy hot spot for indulging in all things soccer - or football, if you're feeling European. Their covered patio makes screaming for your favourite team easy, no matter the weather.
Take in an artsy mural while dining on pasta and sipping vermouth highballs at this Dundas West back patio.
This old schoold restaurant near the Harbourfront harbours a lush patio with a breezy white covering that’ll keep you unbothered by the weather’s unpredictable machinations.
A giant parachute canopies this entire Rosedale pub's patio, and they have umbrellas too so you're doubly sheltered while enjoying their wide range of tequilas and beers, or their grilled cheese sandwiches and wings.
This Mount Pleasant pub boasts not one but two covered patios to give you ample space to try out some of their craft beer without the hassle of the sky’s tears.
Giant clear awnings now cover dining areas at this swanky steakhouse located at Casa Loma, so your view need not be impeded even if Mother Nature should have the audacity to rain on your parade.
This restaurant's covered Bloorcourt patio combats ominous cloud cover so you can spend your energy appreciating their Italian inspired cuisine.
This all-season rooftop patio in Yorkville has always been equipped for rain, shine or even snow, so they're extra prepared for whatever the weather has to throw at them.
This Front St. pub is equipped with large blue canopies to keep you dry while you do a little Beer Gardening (the best kind of gardening, in our opinion).
Parkdale has this backyard hangout that's protected from the rain where you can try a couple of the city's latest craft beer projects and chow down on a darn fine burger.
This restaurant provides some respite from the weather on its patio in the Bloor West Village. If you’re in the mood for raindrop-free Italian food, this covered patio is for you.
Hike up the stairs to this all-season Yorkville patio that has tons of space and coverage so that you don't have to stop your drinking session just because of a little rain.
This Little Italy hangout offers a covered back patio so you can enjoy your weekend among good friends and fine food.
Partial protection from the rain is offered on the patio at this King West restaurant serving Spanish fare like tapas and churros.
Craving Mediterranean? While we may not have their weather, this Ossington restaurant has an excellent selection of Mediterranean dishes to satisfy your cravings, and a covered patio to boot!
This patio has a retractable roof in case it rains and has areas with roof coverage and umbrellas throughout. Lots of space makes it an ideal place for groups to hang while still social distancing.
This Annex mainstay offers one of the best people watching spots in the neighbourhood. Feast on this Middle-Eastern and Latin inspired cuisine as you watch other people contend with the rainfall.
This Greektown restaurant has a sidewalk patio with a large awning to avoid those summer showers without sacrificing your fun night out.
Four tables totaling 18 seats are under cover at this barn-like bar in Parkdale serving wine and snacks, while two tables seating 10 aren't under cover but are protected by large umbrellas.
You should never have to abandon your Baja fish tacos for any reason, and this lively Kensington patio assures you'll be able to stay dry while you finish your margarita under a big awning.
Rain can sure ruin a sunny day eating tacos, so good thing this St. Clair West joint has a big awning that protects diners along with a cool neon sign.
This newly opened patio near Yonge and St. Clair boasts a spacious, covered patio for optimal protection from the rain to enjoy your traditional pub fare.
An awning system at this King East patio serving tricked-out Caesars covers one side of the outdoor space, and umbrellas keep things shady and dry on the other side.
This sidewalk patio in Leslieville is covered by an awning so you can focus your attention toward deciding which delicious Spanish dish to order from their menu.
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