What could make a patio date even better? Puppies, of course! If you and your date are dog-obsessed and looking for dog-friendly patios to head out and enjoy the weather in Toronto, these local spots are going to be your faves this summer:
I mean, it’s named after a dog so you know this Leslieville spot will be one of our top dog-friendly patios. The Black Lab Beer Garden is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to enjoy a craft beer; or even host your pup’s birthday party!
Located at 818 Eastern Ave, Toronto.
If local craft beer (in really cool cans) on dog-friendly patios sound like the perfect date, head over to Henderson’s. Their bottle shop and patio are open every day for beer lovers to enjoy.
Located at 128A Sterling Rd, Toronto.
Look like you’re dining in an enchanted garden with Korean BBQ sizzling on the table, and your furbaby by your side, Miga Korean BBQ is your next date night dog-friendly patio to hit up! Enjoy their a la carte BBQ menu, tropical drinks – on a first come, first served basis.
Located at 2382 Dundas St. W, Mississauga.
The iconic outdoor date spot is not only dog-friendly, but every week this summer has dog-focused programming! Brews + Chews is back at the Stackt Market every Wednesday at the Belgian Moon Brewery.
Have a doggy date with photo shoots, live msuic, happy hour, and delicious bites!
Located at 28 Bathurst St, Toronto.
Hair of the Dog is some perfect advice for the morning after a late night date, but also one of Church Street’s best patios to hit up. Whether you’re going for dinner and drinks, or for a sunny brunch date, bring your furbaby along to get the VID (Very Important Dog) treatment.
Located at 425 Church St, Toronto.
Did you know this Queen West coffee bar has a secret garden patio that will make you feel like you’re in Paris avec ton amour? This may bring all other past patios (and dates) to shame. Bring your date and your dog to this gorgeous patio and find the Love Letter mailbox!
Located at 728 Queen St W, Toronto.
This is a place where you can truly say ‘cheers’ to a great time with your pet. This pet-friendly joint knows how to cater to both human and dog guests. With outdoor seating perfect for lounging with your furry pal, enjoy a refreshing drink while your doggo laps up all the attention from fellow customers. It’s a win-win situation: you get your favourite brew, and your pup gets a chance to socialize.
Located at 138 Adelaide St E, Toronto
Enter Hemingway’s – a lively pub that has your pet’s name written all over it. With a spacious outdoor patio this spot is perfect fir you and your furry friend to unwind. Enjoy your meal while your pup takes in the sights and sounds of the city. It’s a fantastic place to socialize and to make new furry friends.
Located at 142 Cumberland St, Toronto
Coffee addicts and pet lovers unite at Cafe Landwer – the perfect fusion of caffeine fixes and cuddles. This pet-friendly cafe encourages you to bring your pup along as you indulge in mouthwatering treats. Whether you’re craving a latte, a pastry, or some savory comfort food, your pet can tag along and chill by your side. The outdoor seating is ideal for soaking up the sunshine and sipping your brew while your pet enjoys the city atmosphere.
Located (5) at 165 University Ave (Toronto), 1912 Avenue Rd (North York), 5000 Yonge st (North York), 33 Bloor St E (Toronto), 3401 Dufferin St (North York)
For a pet-friendly spot with a breathtaking view, Amsterdam BrewHouse is the place to be. Right by the lake, this brewery offers a pet-friendly patio where you and your furry friend can take in the scenic beauty while sipping on craft brews. Imagine the gentle breeze, the moving water, and your pet by your side – it’s a picture-perfect moment waiting to be captured.
Located at 245 Queens Quay West
Avling has a sunny and plant-filled patio that is perfect for Leslieville date nights, and you can bring your furbaby along! We love that Avling has a rooftop farm; any green spaces are good in our books, and you can tour the 4,000 sq ft farm along with the brewery every Wednesday at 6pm.
The restaurant designed their patio menu with dishes FULL of ingredients sourced from their rooftop farm, it’s a true farm-to-table experience in the city.
Located at 1042 Queen Street East, Toronto.
This Liberty Village patio is big, fun, and dog-friendly. Local is a favourite for brunch, lunch, dinner, or late night drinks in the city and is adorned with string lights at night to set the perfect mood.
Located at 171 E Liberty St #100, Toronto.