Ahh happy hour...that magical time in between work and dinner that makes for an extra-indulgent Friday evening (or Wednesday...or Thursday!). Offering the perfect combination of drinks and food at appetizing prices, Toronto's downtown core does not disappoint. Read on for a quick round up of 5 of the city's best happy hour destinations.
Cibo, a snazzy Italian wine bar located on King Street West, offers a great weekly happy hour for those who just can't wait for the weekend. Their Sociale Thursdays run from 4 to 7pm and feature great drinks, from wine and beer to tasty cocktails.
Pravda Vodka Bar
Swanky and mysteriously romantic, Pravda Vodka Bar, a St. Lawrence icon, offers an astounding 70 varieties of vodka for guests to enjoy. Drop by Monday through Friday, from 4 to 7pm, for half-price martinis, complementary appetizers, lounge music and live performances.
The Emmet Ray
A popular whiskey bar, The Emmet Ray offers over 100 types of whiskey to imbibe in, alongside beer, cider, wine and delicious food. Visit them weekdays, between 5 and 9pm, for $5.00 pints -- at that price, you can afford to go twice a week (why not?)! They are located on College Street.
Trevor Kitchen and Bar
Known for their staff's incredible culinary talents, Trevor Kitchen and Bar is a premier city venue for great food and drinks. Another St. Lawrence gem, they host happy hour Tuesday through Friday, from 4 to 7pm. Enjoy cocktails and beer for only $4.42 a pop. While you’re at it, why not enjoy some delicious half-price mini burgers and truffle poutine?
Drake Hotel Lounge
A city landmark, the Drake Hotel Lounge can be found on Queen Street West. Known for their dedication to great food and drinks, music and art, they host Après Work specials every weekday from 4 to 7pm. Enjoy live performances and engaging art installations while indulging in $8.00 cocktails and half-price sashimi and sushi rolls.
If you're looking to enjoy post-work drinks and snacks in Toronto, these 5 bars and restaurants can't be beat! Do you have a favourite happy hour hangout in the city? Let us know on our new Facebook page!
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