Bar Hop is a brew pub that offers 100 types of bottled beers, 36 varieties of craft beer on tap and two casks with rotating options. Their seasonal brews include Mort Subite Framboise, Theresianer Vienna and Le Trou Du Diable Saison Du. Guests can also opt for bottled beer such as Saison Dupont, gluten-free kinds like Spirit Tree Draught Cider and gateway beers, the Dragon Stout being an example. You can also enjoy a snack or light meal while you have a drink. Keep an eye out for events such as Mussel Mondays, where you can avail of discounted prix fixe menus. This place doesn't accept reservations, hence it is advisable to head here early before it gets too crowded.
Equipped with dazzling lights and neon-lit corners that make your nights come alive, this spacious nightclub is located a few miles outside of Toronto's city limits. Luxy Nightclub features nightly DJ events for revelers to dance the night away, and packs an incredible atmosphere with its phenomenal decor. The nightclub also offers booth packages and VIP bottle service that can be reserved prior to your visit.
Odd Seoul, as the name suggests is a Korean cuisine restaurant with an understated decor. Their food, however is absolutely delicious and includes dishes such as deviled eggs, bulgogi cheesesteak, pork neck and avocado slaw, along with an interesting range of cocktails. One will often find old school hip-hop playing in the restaurant to add to the overall relaxed vibe. The staff is very friendly and helpful; however the restaurant is small and it is advisable that you make a reservation.
It's a throwback to Russia's Iron Curtain era, but there's nothing cold about this bar. Outfitted in plush red banquettes with gold accents throughout the decor, the 3-level space evokes some kind of historic glamor. The combination of exposed brick walls and hanging chandeliers is interestingly juxtaposed next to images of defining Russian figures like Lenin, Putin and Stalin. Featuring two bars, Pravda showcases an impressive collection of bottles with myriad vodkas to choose from. Slip down with Happy Hour featuring complimentary appetizers and cheap martinis Mondays through Thursdays.
One of the city's original live music venues and where Canadian singing legend Stompin' Tom got his first break, this tavern is still the place to see the bands that put the word 'road' in roadhouse. From cowboy to punk, rock 'n' roll to grunge, the musical back room has heard it all. The sound system at Horseshoe Tavern is high decibel and, Tuesday nights, local radio station-The Edge hosts a New Music series of sounds from the street.
Step into Guu SakaBar and get transported right to Japan. The setting is authentically Japanese, with low seating and plain wooden low tables. The Tofu Steak, which is fried tofu with mushroom sauce and Yaki Udon, which is pan fried udon noodles with beef, mushrooms and scallion are wildly popular. The restaurant is located smack in the middle of Koreatown and is easily reachable by public transport. So the next time you’re in town, drop into Guu SakaBar for a flavorsome Japanese experience.
Located in Yorkville, Kasa Moto offers modern, inventive Japanese fare in a thoroughly serene setting. The two-story building contains both a lounge and a beautiful rooftop patio where you can enjoy specialties that range from cold plates like tuna tataki and ceviche salad to hot favorites like edamame and rock shrimp tempura. Other options include treats like divinely plated sushi and sashimi platters, maki, and large plates consisting of grilled Japanese specialties. Swing by for a tasty bite!
Black Eagle Toronto is a popular leather bar Church-Wellesley Village. Opened in 1994, it has an intimate cavern vibe to it with its antique light fixtures, exposed beams and life-sized gay photographs. It also regularly hosts theme nights. Black Eagle is a nice spot to meet someone new and enjoy a drink or two.
Le Paradis is a charming restaurant in the neighborhood of Yorkville. Its brick walls decked with poster art, checkered-tile floor, dim light and hanging plants in various areas give a warmth to this French bistro-brasserie. Always brimming with patrons, their menu daily changes yet is delightful to the palate. Check out the chalkboard for daily specials. These include dishes like Crispy Frog’s Legs, Escargots à la Bourguignone (snails with smoked pork belly, herb butter and white wine), Pan-seared Atlantic Salmon and Osso Bucco à la Milanaise. Complement your meal with wine.
If you wish to enjoy scrumptious Italian food then Scaddabush is surely the apt place for you. In a warm and welcoming ambiance, this Italian culinary gem treats patrons with authentic dishes made from locally-sourced, fresh ingredients. Whether you crave seafood or are in the mood for some meaty goodness, Scaddabush has got it all covered for you. Food arrives at your table looking like a work of art and its taste does complete justice to its appearance. The service is top notch, leaving no room complaints whatsoever.
Boxcar Social is unique. Sip coffees from around the world, or craft beers and whiskeys, as you enjoy a conversation or indulge in some alone time. The finest coffees from Kenya, Colombia, and Brazil make their way to Boxcar to be processed into delicious drinks to savor. The menu keeps rotating so that the visitors experience a variety from across the globe. The beer-and-whiskey story is the same: the best from Toronto, Quebec, Germany, and Belgium are served here. Paired with wines of France, Italy, Spain, and many more the Boxcar Social boasts an elaborate offer. There are also breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus for gourmets to go with the drinks. The rustic ambiance and the impressive decor make this a great spot for a drinking and dining spree.