It's the middle of the summer and you're probably looking for a way to cool off on those hot nights. Well, you're in luck because we've piled up our favorite rooftop patios in Toronto! They're perfect if you're looking to catch some rays or if you want to feel the nighttime breeze when the sun sets. So sit back, relax, and grab a cold one... because this rooftop patio list has you covered.
Drake SkyYard - 1150 Queen Street West: This celebrated rooftop is a must-see. With tents, blankets, and cushions to get cozy in, this is a great place to snuggle up with someone special and relax with a few drinks. They even have marshmallow roasting when it gets a bit cooler. Make sure you don't leave without trying their famous Drake Mojitos!
Pauper's Pub - 539 Bloor Street West: This cozy rooftop patio is situated right in the heart of the Annex, meaning it’s a popular hangout for summer students taking a break from their thesis to enjoy the good weather. Not to mention the great view of the city!
The Pilot - 22 Cumberland Street: With it's location in the heart of Yorkville, this large rooftop patio gives an inclusive vibe, bringing in people from all over Toronto and summer tourists alike. The steel tables and chairs give it an industrial charm and lots of space to bring friends.
Hemingway's - 142 Cumberland Street: Another popular Yorkville spot which plays host to the after-work crowd. The patio provides a relaxing view of Yorkville for people looking to enjoy the summer sun and unwind after a stressful day at work. Run with a New Zealand vibe, the staff is always friendly and outgoing.
The Madison - 14 Madison Ave: A former Victorian mansion attached to the Madison Boutique Hotel, this is a popular spot for students young and old. Offering a maze of different rooms, including an adorable rooftop patio, a piano room, and a dance floor, this is the place to be any night of the week. The Madision is a great place- even after the summer is over!