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The Best Whisky Bars in Toronto

The best whisky bars in Toronto are stocked with the widest varieties of some of the best whisky, scotch and bourbon you can drink in this city. Head to these watering holes for expert pours from rare bottles. 

Here are the best whisky bars in Toronto. 
 


The Caledonian
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The Caledonian

This Little Italy bar has a whisky menu over 50 pages long, but it doesn’t stop there. They also have tasting flights divided into categories like "smoky and peaty 3 Islay gems," "whisky tour of Scotland" and "dead distilleries."

Allen's
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Allen's

Located near Broadview station, this old-school tavern stocks its back bar with single malts which their capable bartenders are more than happy to guide you through.


Library Bar
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Library Bar

Located in the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto, this bar has a wide selection of iconic scotches like Ardbeg, Bowmore, Glenlivet and Glenfiddich, as well as American, Canadian and Irish whisk(e)y.

The Feathers Pub
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The Feathers Pub

This Upper Beaches bar has a full single malts menu that guides you through Scotland's distilling regions with tasting notes on each, as well as options for various flights.


Emmet Ray
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Emmet Ray

This hangout in Little Italy serves Canadian and American whiskies, with typical options like Jameson, Glenlivet and Glenfiddich, as well as some local options.


CC Lounge
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CC Lounge

A custom wood whisky tunnel is a signature part of this bar on Front in the King East neighbourhood, where there are 10 options for whisky flights with different themes.

Black Dice
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Black Dice

Rockabilly culture is alive and well at this dark hideaway on Dundas West where a glowing bar is stocked with some of the best whiskies in town, including many great options from Japan.


Bar After Seven
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Bar After Seven

This hidden bar on Stephanie St. in the Queen West area is accessible via a door that looks like a vending machine and serves Japanese whisky sets accompanied by pairings like chocolate.

Evangeline
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Evangeline

Located inside Ace Hotel on Camden St. in the King West area, this bar incorporates the Japanese whisky available behind the bar into a cocktail with cocchi rosa, plum wine and yuzu bitters.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Bar After Seven


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