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Rooftop Bars Toronto

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Rooftop Bar Toronto
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Toronto Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

When the warmer summer months finally arrive, a rooftop Toronto is really the place to be. Elevated drinks, bites and views; life is good!

To help you find the top venues, this guide will lead you straight to the best rooftop bars Toronto. From sky-high rooftop lounges to charming Toronto rooftop patios and the best of Toronto rooftop restaurants, packed with all info you need about about each terrace: opening hours, dress code, pics, maps, booking links and much more.

So, which is the best rooftop Toronto has to offer? Just scroll down and find the Toronto rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

21 best rooftop patios Toronto

Rooftop bar Toronto Harriet's Rooftop in Toronto

Harriet's Rooftop

$$$$ | 16th floor | Fashion District
  • Highlights
  • Luxurious lounge
  • 360° views
  • Rooftop pool

Perched on top of the new and swanky 1 Hotel Toronto, Harriet's Rooftop offers a trendy and luxurious space to take in the city from above. Lively and cozy, the rooftop comes with both covered and open-air bar and lush lounge spots. Indulge in seasonal and locally-inspired light bites and sushi as dinner, come for Sunday brunch, or just enjoy crafted signature cocktails, wine and bottle service. A perfect rooftop Toronto for a stylish after work, or more buzzing late nights with live DJs.

Rooftop bar Toronto Kost in Toronto


$$$$ | 44th floor | Entertainment District
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • California-vibes
  • Panoramic views

Set 44 floors up at the Bisha Hotel, Kost is a modern and stylish rooftop bar and restaurant, bringing a large slice of California-vibes to the heart of downtown Toronto's Entertainment District. A bright and coastal-inspired indoor lounge is complemented with an open-air rooftop terrace, offering amazing views over Lake Ontario and the city skyline. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, midday snacks, dinner and weekend brunch, the rooftop bar serves fresh, colorful and lively food and drinks.

Rooftop bar Toronto The Rooftop at the Broadview Hotel in Toronto

The Rooftop at the Broadview Hotel

$$$ | 5th floor | Riverside
  • Highlights
  • Stunning views
  • Hip & stylish
  • Winter Summit Lodge

The Rooftop at Broadview Hotel comes with both a stylish indoor lounge, equipped with a 360° glass facade, as well as an expansive outdoor terrace. So the stunning views over the Toronto skyline and the Don River are available all around. Hip and hot in atmosphere, with live DJs during weekend nights, The Rooftop Toronto serves a tasty selection of shareable bar bites, well-made signature cocktails and a nice array of wine and beers. Pretty much all you need for a great couple of hours with a group of friends.


10 Spectacular Rooftop Bars in Toronto

Rooftop bar Valerie in Toronto


$$$$ | 27-29th floor | Exhibition Place
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Three levels
  • Rooftop pool

The Hotel X Toronto brings a large slice of luxury vibes to the waterfront of Toronto, and it does so all the way up to the top. Surrounded by unobstructed and panoramic views of Toronto's skyline and Lake Ontario, the elegant Valerie rooftop is divided into several spaces, mixing indoor lounges with an outdoor terrace, as well as several different experiences. From a Live Lounge and Sushi Bar, up to the open-air and lush Rooftop, where can you can enjoy crafted cocktails, bottle service, a snack menu and a buzzing atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Toronto Stock Bar in Toronto

Stock Bar

$$$ | 3rd floor | Midtown
  • Highlights
  • Steakhouse & Italian
  • Lush rooftop
  • Sunday brunch

Found just north of Yonge and Eglinton, Stock T.C is set in a beautiful art deco building, which includes the first floor Grocer marketplace, and the second and third floor Stock Bar. Part spacious and elegant indoor restaurant and bar, and part spacious, lush and breezy rooftop patio oasis, here you can indulge in the finest steaks, the greatest burger, handcrafted pizza and a tempting selection of pasta dishes, as well as custom cocktails and selected wines.

Rooftop bar Toronto AP Restaurant in Toronto

AP Restaurant

$$$$ | 51st floor | Yorkville
  • Highlights
  • Highest
  • Amazing views
  • Pan-Asian

Set on the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre in Yorkville, making it Toronto's highest rooftop bar and restaurant, AP Restaurant is a new, elegant and sophisticated retreat in an iconic space. With panoramic windows and two seasonal outdoor rooftop terraces, this is the place to go for some amazing views over the Toronto skyline, as well as to enjoy a Latin-influenced approach to Pan-Asian fare, created by celebrity chef Antonio Park.

Rooftop bar Toronto The Porch in Toronto

The Porch

$$$ | 5th floor | Entertainment District
  • Highlights
  • Fun & vibrant
  • Lovely views
  • Signature buckets

The Porch Toronto offers rooftop fun and smashing views, right in the heart of the city's Entertainment District. Located above the Rock ‘n’ Horse Saloon, the spacious and wooden decked terrace serves open-air views over downtown Toronto, all in a vibrant atmosphere. The rooftop menu includes modern bar-food, ice-cold beer and sangria, but is mostly famous for the signature buckets of Margarita, topped with a mexican beer and watermelon. A summer hot-spot, but also host to vibrant winter specials.

Rooftop bar Toronto Victor Rooftop in Toronto

Victor Rooftop

$$$$ | 11th floor | Downtown
  • Highlights
  • Exclusive & intimate
  • CN Tower views
  • French Flair

The chic yet casual Victor Restaurant at Le Germain Hotel serves New-World French cuisine and delicious cocktails year-round at its ground floor venue. But since 2021, it also offers a seasonal and much more elevated venue, with the Victor Rooftop. Perched on the 11th floor, this lush and elegant rooftop Toronto only has 14 seats, so it is truly an intimate and exclusive oasis to enjoy summer evenings with amazing views over the CN Tower, a bottle of bubbles and smaller dishes with a delicate French Flair.

Rooftop bar Toronto The Roof at SOCO in Toronto

The Roof at SOCO

$$$ | 4th floor | South Core
  • Highlights
  • Relaxed & stylish
  • Skyline-views
  • Perfect location

Quite new and very stylish Toronto rooftop bar, located right between the CN Tower and Scotiabank Arena in the South Core neighbourhood of downtown. This spacious and open-air summer season rooftop terrace for the vibrant SOCO Kitchen + Bar offers fantastic views over the Toronto skyline, CN Tower and the Olympic Park below. Relaxing and casual in vibe, it's a perfect spot for some fun after work or casual weekend drinks, complemented with live DJs on a regular basis.

Rooftop bar Toronto Kasa Moto in Toronto

Kasa Moto

$$$$ | 2nd floor | Yorkville
  • Highlights
  • Japanese
  • Buzzing atmosphere
  • Upscale

A two-story contemporary Japanese restaurant and lounge in the heart of Yorkville, offering both great food & drinks, as well as a buzzing atmosphere. Sleek and elegant on the inside, the Kasa Moto rooftop is a much more lush and sprawling experience. Here you can enjoy contemporary Japanese fare, true to traditions and served izakaya style. There is also a nice selection of crafted and Japanese-inspired signature cocktails. Enjoy a memorable dining experiences, or let summer evenings turn into the night as the beats and vibe turn vibrant at the terrace.

Rooftop bar Toronto Lavelle in Toronto


$$$ | 16th floor | Fashion District
  • Highlights
  • 3 rooftop pools
  • 360° views
  • Elevated nightlife

16 stories above the city, Lavelle offers a unique and day-to-night Toronto rooftop experience, all surrounded with amazing and unobstructed 360-degree views of the city skyline. By day, the spacious terrace offers a stylish beach club vibe, with 3 rooftop pools and plenty of comfy loungers and cabanas. As evening comes, the rooftop transform into a trendy lounge and restaurant, where you can enjoy contemporary Brazilian and Japanese creations, crafted signature cocktails, table service and the best of elevated nightlife.

Rooftop bar Toronto Drake Sky Yard in Toronto

Drake Sky Yard

$$$ | 2nd floor | West Queen West
  • Highlights
  • Creative cocktails
  • Year round
  • Weekend brunch

The unique design hotel The Drake comes with a top floor Sky Yard, which is one of the most popular rooftop patios Toronto has to offer. At this chic restaurant / lounge / bar you find a little bit of everything necessary for a successful rooftop. Creative and tasty cocktails, weekend brunch, plenty of seating, nice atmosphere and a good view over the vibrant West Queen West area. Trendy venue, open year round, so great for both for sunny cocktails in summer and cosy nights in winter.

Rooftop bar Toronto Murphy's Law Pub and Kitchen in Toronto

Murphy's Law Pub and Kitchen

$$$ | 3rd floor | The Beaches
  • Highlights
  • Laid-back
  • Skyline views
  • Elevated pub classics

Located just steps from Woodbine Beach, Murphy’s Law is a charming and rustic gastropub with a friendly and laid-back in atmosphere, made for days and nights of casual leisure. Set over several levels, the true gem is the third floor rooftop, overlooking Woodbine Park and the surroundings, but also the Toronto skyline. Here you can enjoy a large selection of local and hard-to-find craft beers, as well as crafted cocktails and plenty of food, with elevated pub classics with a twist available as lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Rooftop bar Toronto Terroni Price in Toronto

Terroni Price

$$$ | 3rd floor | Rosedale
  • Highlights
  • Italian
  • Skyline views
  • Lush

Terroni is a Toronto institution that can be found at several places throughout the city, but it is the Terroni Price in the heart of Rosedale you should aim for if you want to escape to the southern coast of Italy while enjoying breathtaking skyline views. At this spacious, lush and beautiful Toronto rooftop terrace you can indulge in a wide selection of authentic Italian eats as lunch and dinner, along with plenty of Italian wines and crafted cocktails.

Rooftop bar Toronto The Pilot in Toronto

The Pilot

$$$ | 3rd floor | Yorkville
  • Highlights
  • Pub feel
  • Weekly jazz
  • Year-round

The Pilot is (as the name might give away) an aviation-themed bar, located in the Yorkville area. Here you find a ground floor Stealth Lounge, as well as a year-round rooftop terrace, equipped with retractable awnings and heaters during the colder season. Quite simple in decoration, the terrace has its own bar, and a very good and festive atmosphere. While the ground floor is a place for catching live sports, weekly jazz and trivia nights, the rooftop is more for socializing in the sun while enjoyng something from the classic pub menu.

Rooftop bar Toronto Baro in Toronto


$$$ | 4th floor | Fashion District
  • Highlights
  • Latin American
  • Lush
  • Indoor-outdoor terrace

Found in the Fashion District of downtown Toronto, Baro offers serveral floors of Latin American flavours and vibes, taking you on a journey from the southern tip of Argentina to the lively street cultures of Colombia, Uruguay and Brazil. The top floor Baro's Rooftop is a stylish and lush venue overlooking the downton skyscrapers, Here you can indulge in Latin-inspired cuisine created on the custom made rooftop grill, and sip on refreshing and tropical cocktails. All you need to awaken your inner Latino.

Rooftop bar Toronto Hemingway's in Toronto


$$ | 2nd floor | Yorkville
  • Highlights
  • 4 patios
  • Live music
  • Weekend brunch

Chilled and casual Toronto rooftop patio, located in the Yorksville area. This place is inspired by New Zealand, both in look, feel, food and drinks. Quite simple decor with classic chairs and tables, which you can find on not less then four different patios. No sky-high panoramic views, but instead a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, live music and sports, large portions of fresh pub-grub and an extensive drink menu, including 24 draught beers on tap.

Rooftop bar Toronto Pauper's Pub in Toronto

Pauper's Pub

$$ | 3rd floor | The Annex
  • Highlights
  • Skyline views
  • Cheerful atmosphere
  • Live entertainment

Located in the Annex area, Pauper's Pub is a classic neighboorhood pub, going strong since 1986. Spanning over three floors, with a ground floor main bar and a second floor lounge, the real cherry on the cake is up top: the seasonal and colorful Paupers Pub rooftop patio. A very relaxed and casual Toronto rooftop bar, simple in decor but with lovely views over the Toronto skyline. Here you can enjoy a classic pub menu, ranging from burgers and ribs to cocktails and a large selection of beers along with a weekend 'Retro Brunch'.

Rooftop bar Toronto The Chase in Toronto

The Chase

$$$$ | 5th floor | Financial District
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Nice views
  • Fine dining restaurant

An elegant rooftop restaurant and bar, perched on the 5th floor at the Dineen Building in the financial district of downtown Toronto. With a sophisticated atmosphere and a beautiful and stylish decoration, both inside and out on the open-air terrace, this is probably the finest rooftop restaurant Toronto has to offer. Beautiful and stylish in decoration, up at The Chase you can enjoy contemporary and thoughtful North American cuisine for lunch or dinner, along with handcrafted cocktails and fine wines.

Rooftop bar Toronto Gusto 101 in Toronto

Gusto 101

$$$ | 2nd floor | Wellington Place
  • Highlights
  • Italian food
  • House cocktails
  • Weekend brunch

An Italian restaurant and rooftop bar in Toronto where you find two outdoor terraces. One on street level and one up on the roof. And it is usually the roof terrace that fills up most quickly, with people craving some Italian food and drinks. Vibrant in atmosphere, Gusto 101 is a perfect rooftop bar to enjoy tasty South Italian food along with house cocktails and a large selection of wines. Preferably out in the sun, but for bad weather the terrace is also equipped with a retractable roof.

Rooftop bar Toronto Queen and Beaver in Toronto

Queen and Beaver

$$$ | 2nd floor | Garden District
  • Highlights
  • English country pub
  • Weekend brunch
  • Great ambience

Cozy little restaurant and rooftop bar, and probably as close as you can get to a 'true' English pub in Toronto. Located in the heart of the city, The Queen and Beaver Public House promises fantastic food served alongside a good pint or an excellent glass of wine. With more of a cosy restaurant downstairs, the upstairs is a friendly and classic pub where you can watch sport or, even better, head out and have a drink on the lovely rooftop patio.

Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.

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City info

Rooftop bar Toronto

Rooftop-grade: 8/10

Prime season: May-Sep

Residents: 5 millions

Climate: temperate

Which is the best rooftop patio Toronto has to offer? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Toronto. The climate in Toronto is classic temperate, with cold winters and hot summers. This means that most of the Toronto rooftops only stay open during the warmer months, from about April to October.

The Toronto rooftop patios often gives a great view of the majestic city skyline, and comes with good quality regarding both food, drinks and service.

The Toronto rooftop scene has expanded during recent years, and the more classic and lower patios and Toronto rooftop restaurants have been complemented with sky-high rooftop lounges and plenty of rooftop pools.

About Toronto

Toronto is Canada's largest city. It has nearly 80 ethnic backgrounds and 100 different languages. This makes the city one of the most multicultural in the world. Here you will also find the world's second tallest free-standing building, the CN Tower that stretches 553 meters into the sky. For tourists visiting the city, there is a wealth of things to experience. Museums, theaters, galleries, festivals, comedy clubs and different kinds of events. The city is classified mostly as Canada's largest cultural center.