Food + Drink

June 26, 2020

Patio Season Is Back at Yonge + St. Clair

Patio season is back at Yonge + St. Clair meaning you can find great food and great drinks and most importantly, work on that long-awaited summer tan.

All patios and local businesses are open according to Ontario’s ongoing health measures, as part of the stage 2 rollout to keep you and business staff safe and healthy throughout the summer season.


Midtown Gastro Hub

Location: 1535 Yonge St

This iconic multi-storey hotspot is back in action with their outdoor patio open to serve you. Catch up on some classic bites and drinks and kick off your season right! For full details and to inquire about how to land a spot, see their website. Additionally, take out and delivery is available from their site.




Location: 1 Balmoral Ave. Hours: Mon – Sat Noon – 9PM. Sun 530PM – 830PM

Catch up over trendy culinary dishes and beverages at Barnsteiner’s with their patio seating. The quintessential restaurant dining experience you’ve missed so much is back! You can contact Barnsteiner’s directly at 416 555 0551 or visit their website for more details or to order food to go.



Ambiyan on Yonge

Location: 1560 Yonge St. – Tucked away in the plaza corridor near Popeye’s

Tucked away along the busy Yonge St. corridor, Ambiyan on Yonge serves modern Indian cuisine and beverages on their patio. It may be one of your new favourite hangouts this season since their patio has partial cover in the Delisle Court plaza offering both an outdoor + indoor atmosphere. See their website for menu and options. Call 416 792 5656 for reservations.


9Bars Cafe

Location: 46 St. Clair E Hours: Wed – Sat 4PM – 8PM, and Sun 11AM – 3PM.

9Bars cafe is a cozy local cafe with gelato being served on their patio. Enjoy a quick treat on their patio or get something to go through pickup or delivery!




Aside from the patio spaces now open, you can also discover the parks and green spaces in the neighbourhood.

Vale of Avoca Ravine Park

Just below street level near Yonge + St. Clair is a large and scenic ravine park, perfect for hikes and cycling.

How to access it: Just head east on Heath St. E north of the Yonge + St. Clair intersection and go down the staircase, or head to St. Clair E + Avoca Ave where you’ll spot a path takes you down to the trail under the bridge.

Delisle –  St. Clair Parkette

The Delisle – St. Clair Parkette is located at 17 Delisle Avenue, tucked behind the row of office and commercial buildings that line St. Clair W. Despite it’s central location at Yonge + St. Clair it offers a peaceful green space, and is situated in an easily accessible location.

Amsterdam Square

Amsterdam Square is located at the corner of St. Clair W and Avenue Road and features an ornamental fountain, crisscrossing pathways, and a tree canopy that provides ample shade. The fountain was donated to the City of Toronto by a local realtor, H. H. Williams, who also donated the land for the park in the late 1920s.


Great meals are available for takeout if you want to find some bites and drinks to take home. See the full list of what’s open nearby here: What’s Open at Yonge + St. Clair

Or if you’d like to notify us of local patio you’ve spotted that’s now open, contact us at