Best Bars in Toronto

Locals’ favourite places

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1. Real Sports Bar & Grill
15 York St
86local recommendations
Marissa
Marissa says “Want to catch a Raptors, Jays or Leafs game and can't get tickets? Well Real Sports is the place. ...” ·
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2. The Dakota Tavern
249 Ossington Ave
80local recommendations
C
C says “The Dakota Tavern is a subterranean throwback to the dusty saloons depicted in classic American west...” ·
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3. SPiN Toronto
461 King St W
77local recommendations
James & Julie
James & Julie says “A ping pong club owned by Susan Sarandon...Whaaaaa?!? Food, drinks and Yes...Ping Pong.” ·
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4. Communist's Daughter
1149 Dundas St W
59local recommendations
Pip
Pip says “Cozy, quaint and cool. Nothing fancy, just the way we like it. Small but decent selection of beers o...” ·
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5. Horseshoe Tavern
370 Queen St W
57local recommendations
Rob
Rob says “One of the oldest live music (rock) venues in Toronto. Check for who is playing. If you like live m...” ·
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6. Get Well
1181 Dundas St W
52local recommendations
Melinda And Brian
Melinda And Brian says “If you like craft beer and/or video games, this is the place for you. A rotating offering of great b...” ·
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7. Hemingway's Restaurant
142 Cumberland St
46local recommendations
Sky Suites
Sky Suites says “Hemingway’s is a Yorkville mainstay, boasts 3 bars and 4 patios with heaters for your comfort all wi...” ·
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8. Brazen Head Irish Pub
165 E Liberty St
51local recommendations
Andrew
Andrew says “Great Irish bar for relaxed spot to grab some beers in the heart of the hot spot Liberty Village” ·
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9. Reposado Bar & Lounge
136 Ossington Ave
47local recommendations
Ben
Ben says “One of the old-faithfuls of the Ossington strip. Reposado is probably the quieter haunt on the stree...” ·
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10. Bar Hop
391 King St W
48local recommendations
Blake
Blake says “Always busy, Bar Hop is a go-to for craft beer enthusiasts. Almost 40 taps (plus casks) pour local a...” ·
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11. Bar Buca
75 Portland St
47local recommendations
Yi
Yi says “Great spot for brunch! Bar Buca was named Canada's Best New Restaurant in 2014 by Air Canada's enRo...” ·
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12. Wheat Sheaf Tavern
667 King St W
45local recommendations
Sunshine
Sunshine says “Close by about a 10 minute walk. Sun-Tues after 5pm half priced wings (the wings are decent). Wednes...” ·
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13. BarChef
472 Queen St W
45local recommendations
Amy
Amy says “Barchef is well known in Toronto amongst alcohol lovers and conoisseurs. They pride themselves on be...” ·
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14. The Local
396 Roncesvalles Ave
46local recommendations
Lin
Lin says “Quintessentially funky neighbourhood pub with decent food. Excellent fish n' chips. Live music some ...” ·
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15. Bar Neon
1226 Bloor St W
44local recommendations
Lisa
Lisa says “This is our go-to neighbourhood bar. Happy Hour every night from 5-7, with $5 beers and buck-a-shuck...” ·
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16. The Rhino Bar & Grill Inc
1249 Queen St W
42local recommendations
Victoria
Victoria says “This place is a total dive but they have hundreds and hundreds of types of beer. If you like beer, o...” ·
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17. Bier Markt
58 The Esplanade
39local recommendations
Tricia
Tricia says “If you love beer you have to check out the bier market, more choices from around the world than you ...” ·
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18. Fox and Fiddle Cityplace
17 Fort York Blvd
34local recommendations
M
M says “Fox & Fiddle is a modern take on classic British pub stlye. Located right in the heart of the city.” ·
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19. Mill St. Brew Pub
21 A Tank House Lane
36local recommendations
Kristen
Kristen says “Mill St makes great beer! They have a good menu, the cheapest prices in the Distillery District. App...” ·
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20. Burdock Brewery
1184 Bloor St W
36local recommendations
Sue
Sue says “The Burdock is a Distillery! And a hipster Bar. I thought the food a little pricey for what they of...” ·
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21. The Black Hoof
928 Dundas St W
36local recommendations
Vee
Vee says “If you like meat, you'll like this tapas style restaurant. There may be a lineup, so cross the stree...” ·
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22. Cameron House
408 Queen St W
36local recommendations
Angela
Angela says “Artist Residence and Bar. One of Toronto's oldest public houses. Home to Video Cabaret and many fine...” ·
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23. Bar Volo
582 Church St
35local recommendations
Amir
Amir says “Bar Volo opened on the corner of Yonge and Dundonald in 1985 and, while it was initially an Italian-...” ·
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24. Stout Irish Pub
221 Carlton St
34local recommendations
Jeff
Jeff says “My favourite hangouts in the city! Great selection of beers, high quality food, and friendly fast se...” ·
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25. Midfield Winebar & Tavern
1434 Dundas St W
34local recommendations
Katie & Philippe
Katie & Philippe says “Small, friendly wine bar with good small plates. Well-priced and tasty dinner specials on Sunday nig...” ·
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26. The Comrade
758 Queen St E
30local recommendations
Rich
Rich says “Probably the best bar in the city. Sit at the bar and order an R+M, but really you can't go wrong wi...” ·
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27. Cadillac Lounge
1296 Queen St W
34local recommendations
James
James says “Hidden patio in the back that is very leafy and green. Nice place to chill on a warm day.” ·
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28. Sweaty Betty's
13 Ossington Ave
33local recommendations
Helen
Helen says “The original and best watering hole in the neighbourhood. Local, comfortable, fun. Eavesdrop on some...” ·
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29. Holy Oak
1241 Bloor St W
29local recommendations
Safiya
Safiya says “By day it’s a local coffee shop and sammy-style eatery, by night they have bands and dance parties.” ·
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30. Pravda Vodka Bar
44 Wellington St E
29local recommendations
Gabriela & Damoon
Gabriela & Damoon says “A very neat Russian Vodka Bar that would make you think you've walked into an elegant joint off of t...” ·