There’s nothing like hitting up a good happy hour at the end of a long day of work. It’s a great opportunity to gather with friends and explore new cuisine in Toronto, without having to spend a small fortune on the bill.
The Toronto area is full of happy hour specials, ranging from small bites to full meals and everything in between. Not to mention, you can even get great drink deals on signature cocktails and house lagers well into the evening.
With such a large selection of restaurants to choose from, there’s always a new happy hour to check out in the city. There’s also some great patios in Toronto too!
Here are 12 happy hour spots in Toronto to check out now.
Daily 3 – 6pm
With a focus on farm-to-table cooking and a passion for innovate creations, you won’t be disappointed with the drink specials and happy hour selection at this Toronto restaurant. Liberty Commons has a very generous 3-hour window of time for hitting up their post-work specials.
Grab a 16oz lager for $6, a glass of wine for $9, or a very summer-y sangria for $10. You can also score a plate of No Sharing Nachos for just $8, complete with smoked avocado, jalapenos, and brisket burnt ends.
Monday to Friday 4 – 7pm
Oretta is an Italian restaurant serving up authentically modern Italian fare. Their interior is beautiful, their plates are vibrant, and their aperitivo hour offers food and drinks at an affordable price.
Try their $7 gnocco fritto with wildflower honey, ricotta, and pistachios or perhaps go with their Pizzetta La Parma featuring caramelized onion, arugula, and prosciutto all for just $10. Of course, you can’t forget about a $5 glass of prosecco.
Daily 2 – 5pm
If you’re looking to score an entire meal at a more affordable price, Cactus Club is your go-to choice. They have food specials on everything from yam fries to Blackened Creole Chicken.
There’s also drink specials ranging from a $4.50 lager to a $9.50 premium cocktail and everything in between. Be sure to swing by on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to score a bottle of wine at ½ price.
Daily 3 – 6pm, 9pm – close
This award-winning Toronto restaurant has a Happiest Hour menu with specials available every day of the week. All glasses of wine and signature cocktails are $3 off, like their Red Chili Margaritas or Espresso Martinis. Plus you can grab a draft beer for just $6.
And if you come on Sunday or Monday, you can get $7 off their Campfire BBQ Danish Ribs and $5 Mimosas all day long. It’s a great opportunity to spoil yourself and finally try those slow cooked fall-off-the-bone signature ribs.
Daily 5 – 8pm
Not only does Baro have one of the best restaurant patios in Toronto, they also have a great happy hour. Located on the second floor of Baro, Pablo’s Snack House is the ideal place to nosh on Latin-inspired fare after work.
Grab a pitcher of sangria or margaritas for $20 and indulge in some top-notch tapas, like yuca fries and house-made tortilla chips, at only $5 a plate.
Daily 2 – 5pm, 11pm – close
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Earl’s has a wide range of daily food and drink specials, making it a popular choice for happy hour in Toronto. 12 oz lagers start at $4.50, highballs are $4.50 as well, and you can even score a frozen margarita for $8.50.
Not to be outdone, their food specials include 8” Margarita Pizzas for $5.50, Impossible Burger and Fries for $14.50, and street chicken tacos for just $7.50. It’s by far the most robust Happy Hour in Toronto and an excellent choice for bargain hunters and foodies alike.
Daily 5 – 7pm
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Bar Neon has everything you need for a great happy hour in Toronto: Mediterranean mezzes to share, an airy patio, and daily drink specials until 7 pm. With its casual vibes and spectacular service, Bar Neon is a Happy Hour favorite for Toronto locals.
Get yourself a $6.75 pint and buck-a-shuck oysters, and cozy up with a warm plate of spanakopita for a delightful end to your workday.
Daily 4 – 9pm
Appropriately titled the Magic Hour, Luma’s Happy Hour is a hot spot in Toronto for 2 reasons: Manhattans and martinis. Starting at only $6, it’s a great excuse to treat yourself to one of their signature creations.
Try their Bottomless Havana Martini made with pineapple, chamomile, and cinnamon or go for their High Park Manhattan featuring black walnut bitters, maple syrup and hickory. With ingredients like these, $6 is an absolute steal.
Daily 3 – 6pm, 9pm – close
Moxies has a few locations around the Toronto area, some of which offer daily happy hour specials. From 3 to 6pm at their Downtown location, you can enjoy a 16oz Lager for $8.50, and a chili lime margarita for $12.
They also have daily rotating drink features including half price tequila shots on Fridays and all-day happy hour drinks on Tuesdays.
Monday to Saturday 2 – 5pm and all day Sunday
Craft Beer Market may be known for its impressive selection of craft beer, but it also has a pretty awesome happy hour. They have a wide range of food and drinks on special including $4 craft house beer and $8 plates of Nashville Hot Cauliflower, a vegetarian take on Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwiches.
They also have daily rotating specials, like half price pizzas on Mondays and half price bottles of rose on Thursdays. Plus, their happy hour menu is available all day on Sunday, meaning you can score a $4 crispy chicken slider at any time of the day.
Daily 3 – 6pm, 8pm – close
Famoso has every kind of pizza you can imagine, from plant-based pepperoni deluxe to bacon double cheeseburger. They also have a pretty sweet happy hour where you can get a 16 oz beer, a 5 oz glass of house wine or a 1 oz highball, all for just $4.
They also offer a number of food selections starting at just $4. There’s daily specials too, including $10 flatbreads on Sundays and $3 off any pasta entrée on Tuesdays.
Daily 2 – 5pm, Sunday to Thursday 10pm – close
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If you’re looking for a more food-focused happy hour in Toronto, look no further than Joey. They have five locations in and around Toronto, many of which offer daily happy hour specials.
Grab a few dishes to share like some $5 yam fries, $10.75 guacamole, or vegetarian lettuce wraps for $17.75. There’s also the Hand-Pressed Burger for $14.50 or Crispy Tofu Bowl for $19.50 if you’re craving something more filling, plus a $6 sangria on the side.
Find the best drink specials at a happy hour in Toronto
Toronto’s happy hour scene has evolved over the years, and the specials just keep getting better. Use these deals as an opportunity to revisit one of your favorite spots, or check out a fancier cocktail bar for a lot less than you otherwise would.
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