10 Covered Patios to Visit In Toronto Whether it’s Rain Or Shine

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With the uncertainty of the pandemic along with the weather, it’s great to know there are some Toronto restaurants where you can still enjoy at a patio, even if there’s a storm. These restaurants offer great coverage so you can have a lovely meal and stay completely dry. What more could you want? 

Here are 10 covered patios in toronto to check out.

Escape Goat

Take a look at the forever rotating craft beer list and sip on a great beverage. Here you can enjoy yummy pub grub like tilapia fish tacos, fried chicken sandwiches, and more that are made from fresh and local ingredients. Sounds like a perfect day to me.

Paradise Grapevine

Browse an awesome beer, cider, and wine list as you nibble on some delicious snacks. A partially covered patio layered in vines and plants offers a fresh and bright vibe, while still being super cozy. If the weather clears up then you have the option of sitting on the side where the patio is totally open. It’s all about the options.

Cactus Club Cafe

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, this hotspot has a beautiful rooftop deck that has a removable covering, so you can still choose to eat on the rooftop anytime. That means you can even enjoy this patio in the winter! There’s awesome food with a lot of vegetarian options, plus tons of great people watching.

The Pilot Tavern

The Pilot Tavern on Cumberland has quite the patio for you to enjoy. Bad weather? Don’t fret, retractable coverings are all around so you can stay put even when it’s raining.

El Pocho

Did someone say taco night? This flavourful Mexican food eatery is just what your Tuesday night is missing. With fresh ingredients, as well as an entirely gluten-free menu, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t forget to sip on some tequila cocktails while you’re at it. 

Atomic 10

Want another option for taco Tuesday? Check out Atomic 10. This restaurant features large awnings that roll out to protect your hair, your food, and your drinks. And don’t forget to checkout the neon signs — they make for a great photo op.

The Delaware

Located on Bloor St. West, an overhead canopy covers the bar, so you don’t have to worry about a little rain ruining your evening. Enjoy a fun night out with some interesting and fun drinks like the Thai Margarita, Spiked Iced Tea, the Tequila Sangria, or The Delaware, which is a mix of Empress gin, red wine, blueberries, oranges, and pomegranate.

Baro

How gorgeous is this rooftop patio? If you’re looking to impress a guest, this is the spot to visit. A glass covering protects you and your food at all costs. Enjoy an impeccable menu curated by Chef Steve Gonzalez and follow it with some boozy drinks that go late into the night.

Drake Sky Yard

The rooftop patio attached to the Drake Hotel is a west-end classic. Large umbrellas cover the area, so you can go and enjoy a yummy brunch, lunch, or dinner without having to worry about the weather. Just don’t forget to make a reservation — this place always books up fast!

Gusto 101

Another Toronto classic is Gusto 101. If you’ve got a craving for Italian, the King and Portland eatery is here to serve. With a glass that covers the entire patio, you can enjoy some antipasto, calamari, and pasta, without the disappointment of rain. Our favourites? The Cavolo Nero salad, Mafalde Ai Funghi, and the house wine that’s just $1 an ounce.

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