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The Hottest Toronto Outdoor Patios

July 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Web Exclusives

Under the UmbrellaWith patio season in full bloom, we’ve found great spots for your best outdoor dining experience yet.

Just Steaks and Funnel Cakes
Whether you’re craving salty or sweet, Just Steaks and Funnel Cakes delivers an interesting combination of dishes you’ll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. Try the delicious steak pancetta or customize a funnel cake with homemade frozen yogurt, fresh fruit and chocolate.

85 at Hockley Valley Resort
On those too-hot summer days or cool, breezy nights, sink into a wicker seat with a blood orange mimosa or lychee martini on 85’s sheltered patio.

Le Select Bistro
You’ll never know where brunch can take you. Let Le Select Bistro transport you overseas with a patio reminiscent of Paris and savoury dishes like croque-monsieur and pain doré aux pommes.

The Boiler House
Enjoy resort-style dining and lounging within the city’s limits at The Boiler House. Peruse the tapas menu or enjoy bottle service in the outdoor cabanas for a night of comfort and style.

Archeo’s flower-filled, cobblestone patio becomes the perfect dining spot when accompanied with a delicious phyllo wrapped brie appetizer and wild mushroom pizza drizzled with truffle oil.

Pure Spirit’s Oyster House
Miss the ocean? Forget flying and take a seat on the red brick patio at Pure Spirit’s Oyster House. Enjoy the oyster bar and other coastal favourites.

The Doctor’s House
Enjoy beautiful gardens with classic American cuisine on the patio at The Doctor’s house. With a history rooted in the Confederation, this restaurant has the perfect touch of old-world charm.

Feel right at home on the back porch of Chartreuse restaurant. Enjoy its country feel over unique favourites, such as smoked duck prosciutto and classic items like veal schnitzel with avocado.

You’ll have a difficult time choosing between gnocchi gorgonzola and zuppa di pesce, but either way, you’ll enjoy the scene at this pretty patio.


Enjoy a warm summer evening with the tastes and aroma of Indian food at Ambiyan. Take a seat on the outdoor patio and start your evening off with samosas before indulging in fragrant butter chicken.