restaurant patio toronto

The Best Restaurant Patios in Toronto

The best restaurant patios in Toronto make the most of the precious few months in this city when it's actually warm enough to eat outside. Summery menus and surroundings will transport you at these places.

Here are the best restaurant patios in Toronto.  

El Catrin

Down margaritas, tacos and shots to your heart's content on this spacious Distillery District patio with sunny yellow accents that create the perfect backdrop for portraits in the summer, and fire pits to keep you warm year-round even when it's not hot out.

restaurant patios toronto

Sip fine wine on a parking-lot-style patio at Paris Paris. Photo by blogTO.

Paris Paris

The setting is industrial but the vibe is sophisticated on the parking lot patio at this Ossington wine bar serving the finest vino alongside bar nibbles.

restaurant patios toronto

Gaze out at the great view from the rooftop at Gusto 501. Photo by blogTO.

Gusto 501

Italian cuisine atop the roof of this Corktown multi-level restaurant just tastes better with a balmy breeze. Elegant cocktails and crowd-pleasing pizza and pasta are sure to impress.

restaurant patios toronto

Tropical vibes bring the heat on the patio at Chubby's. Photo by blogTO.

Chubby's Jamaican Kitchen

Nothing's better than jerk wings and rum punch on the patio of this Caribbean restaurant that makes a splash on Portland just off of King West.

restaurant patios toronto

The streets of Leslieville are your entertainment when you visit Wynona's patio. Photo by blogTO.


Leslieville is home to this destination for wine and seafood with a breezy front patio facing the street so you can people watch all evening long.

restaurant patios toronto

You can never go wrong with tacos on a patio at El Rey. Photo by blogTO.

El Rey Mezcal Bar

If tacos, mezcal and margaritas in the sun are what you're looking for, head to Kensington Market to get them all on this bustling patio.

restaurant patios toronto

Feel poetic on the patio at Union. Photo by blogTO.


Fine dining, a romantic atmosphere and a closed off feeling of privacy make the patio at this Ossington restaurant feel secluded and serene.

restaurant patios toronto

Greenery and white furniture make Amal's patio feel like an escape. Photo by blogTO.


Rise above the city streets near Bay and Bloor to dine on Middle Eastern Fare at the peaceful white rooftop patio at this beautifully designed restaurant.

restaurant patios toronto

Umbrellas decorate Mercado Negro's patio as a nod to Portugal. Photo by blogTO.

Mercado Negro

Take a trip to Portugal without ever leaving the city at this St. Clair West restaurant that serves elaborate boards and takes on traditional dishes out on a colourful patio.

Lead photo by


Latest Videos

Latest Videos

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Best of Toronto

The Best Japanese Desserts in Toronto

The Best Cinnamon Buns in Toronto

The Best Romantic Restaurants in Toronto

The Best Pasta in Toronto

The Best Pies in Toronto

The Best Bread in Toronto

The Best Wine Bars in Toronto

The Best Bubble Tea in Toronto