April 25, 2022 | Lifestyle
The snow has melted and temperatures are now in the double digits, which means everyone is eagerly anticipating patio season. Whether you’re planning a night out with your partner, friends, or family, you can’t go wrong sipping your favourite drink outdoors and feeling that cool, evening breeze. If you’re looking to spend every Friday evening on a patio this summer, look no further than these Yorkville destinations.
Joso’s is a Yorkville staple, and has been around for over 50 years. Don’t let its unassuming exterior fool you; the restaurant is full of rich history, a great atmosphere, and mouthwatering Mediterranean and seafood fares. Patrons can immerse themselves in the restaurant’s amazing decor, featuring Adriatic Sea motifs, sculptures, and bejewelled ornaments as they enjoy one of Joso’s famous seafood dishes.
Another neighbourhood staple, Sassafraz is one of Yorkville’s historic landmark restaurants, with its iconic Victorian rowhouse exterior and charming shaded patio. It is situated in the heart of Yorkville, surrounded by narrow roads and serving Canadian-inspired cuisine, its tranquil atmosphere is perfect any time of the day, whether it’s a dinner, celebration, or an outdoor brunch.
If you’re looking for a more upbeat lounge feel, you’ll want to try Kasa Moto. The restaurant serves contemporary Japanese cuisine, and features both a street level terrace and a spacious, airy rooftop terrace and bar. With Japanese-inspired decor and natural finishes, Kasa Moto is a perfect day-to-night dining experience, whether you’re at the bar, a table, or lounging in one of their cabanas.
Located in the luxurious boutique Hazelton Hotel, ONE restaurant features an upscale, candle lit, tree-lined patio perfect for either a relaxing lunch or dinner. Owned by the award-winning McEwan group, their French and Italian inspired flavours are sure to delight your palate. Enjoy one of their signature cocktails while soaking in the busy, Yorkville street life around you.
Tucked into a small pathway along Cumberland Street, Alobar presents itself as a cocktail bar, but has a full fledged restaurant and patio serving delicious and shareable food, starting with their signature cocktails and raw dishes for the table. With a menu curated by one of Toronto’s most famous chefs, Patrick Kriss, this welcoming patio is the perfect spot to enjoy a spring or summer evening.
Yorkville is one of the most popular places to visit in Toronto for a night out. This refined and elegant neighbourhood is also a wonderful place to call home. If you’re looking to relocate to the historic Yorkville neighbourhood, contact us and we can help you find your dream home in this dream neighbourhood.