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Out of the four seasons, summer belongs to the beloved patio. When the heat’s on, Torontonians flock to their favourite stomping ground.

Here are the top patios in the city to get your lounging and drinking game on point:

Pizza | Photo: Nick Lee

Things are looking up in terms of weather in Toronto and that’s where the St. Lawrence Market becomes an epicentre with the ever-popular Farmers Market, a fresh food destination for downtowners, the GTA as well as tourists. So with the growth in condos in the neighbourhood and the overflowing after-work patio destination Esplanade nearby, enter the emerging Market Street set to heat things up starting next week.

On July 8th, I attended an exclusive opening of one of Toronto’s most sought-after hotspots: the Thompson Toronto Hotel’s rooftop – for their summer season rooftop opening launch.

An impressive cityscape view from The Porch

High flying Rock’n;Horse Saloon is the talk of downtown these days when it comes to casual summer patio parties. And does it ever show with lines out the door and on to the sidewalk weekdays and weekends filling this country-themed bar to the brim. Thankfully, they’ve just expanded with a similarly themed roof top patio, The Porch.

Summer Dips at Jack Astors

In the midst of this beautiful sunny weather, who doesn’t love hitting up patios? To help you maximize your patio time this summer, Jack Astor’s has expanded their patio menu and boasts taking “extreme patio measures” including providing complimentary sunscreen, beer coasters that double as “rain guards” and a chance to win a spontaneous plane trip to one of the greatest patios in Muskoka.

Tacos Conchinita Pibil with whole smoked suckling pig

Summers are absolutely amazing in Toronto, and Torontonians love to spend it outdoors. So when there’s a new entrant in Toronto’s vibrant patio scene, we take notice. La Libre is this next exciting entrant, officially opening its doors last week.

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