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The Best Tap Rooms in Toronto

The best tap rooms in Toronto are great places to try the newest and most exciting experiments from local craft brewers. They usually come with their own bottle shops, and often don't serve food but typically play host to lots of fun pop-ups.

Here are the best tap rooms in Toronto.


Blood Brothers
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Blood Brothers

Tucked away on industrial Geary Avenue, this tap room is built into a renovated 100-year-old horse stable. Blood Brothers is a go-to for sours and strong beers, all of which pair well with comfort food from acclaimed restaurant Beast Pizza.

Black Lab Brewing
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Black Lab Brewing

Bringing your pup to this Leslieville brewery is encouraged. Visit the front patio or beer garden with your furry friend, and enjoy a wide range of beers (from porters to pale ales).  Instead of a set menu, the brewery offers snacks and pop-up food stands so you can try something new every visit.


Left Field Brewery
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Left Field Brewery

Aptly-named Left Field Brewery near Leslieville is known for its baseball-inspired beer offerings, including IPAs, sours, dark ales, crisp lagers, and hard seltzers. The brewery also hosts fun events, like music bingo, stand-up comedy, and trivia.

Junction Craft Brewing
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Junction Craft Brewing

Situated in the former Symes Destructor in the Stockyards District, high ceilings and tons of draft options (not to mention tasty local food offerings) are what you'll find at this spacious tap room.


Henderson Brewing
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Henderson Brewing

This Sterling Road tap room is complete with pinball machines and its own Rube Goldberg machine, plus towering, steaming tanks that are fully visible from the seating area. They come out with a new beer on the 15th of every month, so there will always be something interesting to sip on.


True History Brewing
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True History Brewing

This cozy tap room on St. Clair West has a friendly neighbourhood atmosphere thanks to communal tables and hearty snacks that are a mix of meat, cheese, and carb-focused dishes. Enjoy a pint of a European-style lager, crisp pilsner, or pale ale, and say hi to a neighbour. 

Rainhard Brewing
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Rainhard Brewing

This OG Stockyards brewery is housed in a 40s-style manufacturing plant, renovated and modernized so you can enjoy an award-winning pint surrounded by history. The bar is flanked by brewing vessels, fermenters, and oak barrels designed by the owner, Jordan Rainhard.


Bellwoods Brewery Hafis
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Bellwoods Brewery Hafis

This Bellwoods outpost near Lawrence and Keele has an expanded barrel-aging program and a focus on farmhouse and wild ales. You may be familiar with the Ossington brewery, which is always jam-packed and ideal for social hours, whereas Hafis is the place to take your time and stock up on your favourites (while enjoying a pint, of course).

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim at True History


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