By Brooks Bigger


Top 20 Bars to Visit When in Toronto

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Civil Liberties

Known as the ‘tiki bar’ to locals, this bar is known to make cocktails based on what their customers want.

Black Dice

If you love Japanese craft beer, whiskey, sake, and other Japanese liquors, then this place is the perfect spot to enjoy them.


A mixed cafe-bar, widely known by many for its cold-brew coffee, craft drinks, and delicious snacks.

3 Speed

A bar and pub that’s a good place to chill because the patio and fireplace set the ambiance just right.

Sweaty Betty’s 

A dive bar that’s been in the industry for more than 20 years, yet is still always packed with customers up to the present.

Get Well

Famous for its craft beer, but also flocked by many because of its video arcade machines.

Cold Tea

A bar, hidden behind a mall, but not a secret to locals, considering the number of people who hang out at the place.

Cocktail Bar

Expect the unexpected when you receive your cocktail. There’s no such thing as boring when it comes to this bar.


Another bar and arcade concept place that has that cozy vibe that will make people want to stay longer.

Bar Raval

Enjoy a well-crafted beer, with architecture and ambiance as if you’re in Barcelona, Spain.


This spacious bar holds drag performances which will keep customers entertained.


Opposite to its name, the place is lovely considering its vibe, complete with album covers pasted on the walls, and pinball machines and other arcade games.


This wine bar is known as the haven for wine lovers in Toronto because you will surely find something you will love.


The perfect bar that has a chill and quirky vibe topped off with the candlelit tables.

Famous Last Words

This themed bar is the place to be for every bookworm. From the interior design to its cocktail drinks, everything is related to some of the most famous novels that ever existed.

Big Trouble Bar

A bar located in Chinatown that is visited by many, especially during happy hours. They serve Asian snacks to pair with your go-to drink.

The Dakota Tavern

A rustic bar where people visit to unwind while enjoying their drinks and at times jam to live music.

Pinkerton’s Snack Bar

The bar serves up great cocktails with the perfect snack to pair. Plus, a lot of people visit the bar because of its friendly environment.


This bar lets you hang out with your peers just like you would in your living room.

Bar Neon

It’s a bar you will have to visit if you love oysters and Greek snacks when you drink. If you want it at a cheaper price, be sure to visit during happy hours.