Happy Monday, Toronto! The sun is shining and there are only more patios to explore and check out. And if you’re thinking of which ones to step into, not to worry, because we’ve got you covered with our roundup of the top six patios of the week. Are you ready to sample some new dishes and cuisines?
Here’s our top six patios of the week:
Enjoy sun-soaked days and a delicious cup of coffee at this cozy coffee shop. Located on College Street, Found Coffee offers a variety of espressos, organic teas, oats and more. You can also opt for one of the food options from their Toast Bar. The patio is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must haves: Avocado Toast, Flat White
Pho Rùa Vàng Golden Turtle
Get a taste of Vietnamese cuisine at this Ossington strip staple. Their specialty lies in pho, which is a Vietnamese-style rice noodle soup. They offer plenty of customizable options, including beef, chicken, vegetables and tofu. The patio is open daily from 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. and there are no reservations needed.
Must haves: Beef Pho
With two locations on College Street and Yonge Street, this spot serves Indian street food. The menu is a vegetarian one, with classic Indian dishes like Vada Pav, Mumbai Sandwich and more. They are also popular for their Maggi-style noodles. They are open Sunday to Thursday from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Friday & Saturday from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Must haves: Vada Pav, Maggi Noodles
Cherry St Bar-B-Que
What’s summer without a sizzling barbecue, right? The menu features everything from brisket, pulled pork to chicken wings, sausage and ribs. The patio is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30 a.m. and it’s on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Must haves: Beef Brisket, Fried Cauliflower
This cafe bistro bar serves a plethora of breakfast and lunch dining options. This includes sandwiches, filled croissants, salad bowls, roast chicken and more. Milou is open everyday for breakfast and lunch from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and for dinner from Wednesday to Sunday from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Must haves: Coq au vin sandwich, steak frites
The Fourth Man in the Fire
If you’re looking for American-style classic pizza, look no further than The Fourth Man in the Fire. The eatery offers a variety of pizza flavours with toppings like Meatball and Peppers, Pepperoni Mushroom, Sausage & Onion and more. They are open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and closed on Mondays.
Must haves: Margherita pizza, Caesar salad