There are so many great bars in Toronto, with many offering an excellent selection of cocktails, liquers, drafts, brews and more.
From The Shameful Tiki Room to The Cactus Club, tons of extravagant Toronto spots offer up wild, crazy, outrageous, out of this world drinks.
Check out the most outrageous drinks you can get in Toronto below.
The Shameful Tiki Room
1378 Queen St W
The Shameful Tiki Room is a Polynesian-themed bar that makes you feel like you are living that island life. They have a great selection of drinks such as spirits, rum-based cocktails, and bowls. This place has four drinks served in bowls that are out of this world, offering up the volcano bowl, the voodoo bowl, and the mystery bowl, which is served in a large shell as a mysterious blend of juices, rums and secret spices. This is one drink that definitely needs to be shared.
Pretty Ugly Bar
1237 Queen St W
Pretty Ugly Bar is a cozy, trendy bar with an eclectic retro vibe that offers up craft cocktails and Vietnamese food from Vit Beo. This place has taken the game of King’s Cup and made it their own by making a drink served in the helmet of a knight. It is called The Sh*T Mix Kings Cup, a seasonal concoction of whatever the hell they want, and it’s a surprise punch made with secret seasonal ingredients. Perfect for three to five people to share.
472 Queen St W
BarChef is a chic, dimly lit spot that is an intimate hangout offering cocktails with over 5,000 housemade bitters. This local hot spot has an abstract, expressionist and modernist approach when it comes to their drinks. Their craft is cocktails and they are served in such a creative, expressive way. The Vanilla and Hickory smoked Manhatten is encased in a hand-blown glass completely filled with smoke, and it needs to be left for two minutes in order to be smoked appropriately.
1479 Dundas St W
The Lockhart is a magical-themed bar that serves all kinds of drinks inspired by Harry Potter. This place is cozy, with exposed-brick that conjures up cocktails, potions, and elixirs for witches, wizards, and muggles of course. One drink that stands out is the Better Beer, also known as Butter Beer, pitcher, which is made with Advocaat, cinnamon-infused toasted butter washed Sauza, ginger beer, ginger ale, whipped cream, and topped with toasted marshmallows. The Lockhart has so many magical drinks and concoctions to choose from.
815 Bloor St W
Northwood is a snug hybrid bar-cafe that is known for its bottled cold brew coffee, craft cocktails, and unique snacks. This place doubles as a cafe during the day and a bar at night. Their menu offers sandwiches, snacks, coffee-based drinks, craft beers, wine, ciders, and cocktails served hot or cold. Many of their cocktails are unique and pleasing to the eyes. Try their twist on the Hot Cocoa, made with El Dorado rum, Creme de Banane Briottet liqueur, White Chocolate Briottet liqueur, coconut milk, cinnamon, cardamom, and banana mousse, topped with absinthe washed dehydrated banana chips. Perfect for a chilly day!
The Cloak Bar
488 Wellington St W
The Cloak bar is a dimly lit upscale subterranean hideaway that serves craft cocktails and elevated bar snacks on granny-chic plates. It is a speakeasy-esque bar right here in Toronto. This place opens at 7:00 pm and their kitchen and bar is open until 2:00 am, Tuesday to Sunday. Their menu offers fancy pub-like mains, cocktails, brews, wines and more. Try their Kapu Kulu made with Hendrick’s Gin, rose liqueur, pistachio, lime, and rosewater.
158 Cumberland St
Bar Reyna is a chic bar that serves Mediterranean food and snacks and signature cocktails in a sophisticated space with an all-season patio. Their menu offers an array of food like tapas, dips, fries, skewers, and more. As for their drinks, they offer a full range of cocktails, with different liqueurs, gins, vodka and more. The Royal Highness is a must try, as it is a citrus blend with vodka, saffron, cardamom, rosewater, orgeat, grapefruit, and a 12-year-old Havana Club, served in a gold pineapple made for a Queen.
The Cactus Club
77 Adelaide St W
The Cactus Club is a vibrant contemporary cafe that offers modernized Canadian cuisine and drinks. Their menu offers an assortment of dishes such as mains, plant-based dishes, pasta, steaks and more. Their drink menu offers a happy hour menu with tasty dishes and signature cocktails. Try the Frosé, which is made with rosé wine, strawberries, elderflower, smirnoff vodka and lemon. It basically a slushie for grownups.