Church Street’s Village Patio Pride Guide

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For those looking for a patio on Church Street, the 416 Mag, has your Pride Patio Guide leaving from the Wellesley subway station.


Micro Time Cafe located at 25 Wellesley Street East


Courtesy the Micro Time Cafe’s website:  Micro Time Sports Bar started in downtown Toronto in 2014 with the idea to create a fun place to watch your favourite teams play and being able to have good quality food for a great price. Customers can watch games from every seat as the TV’s are strategically located, and the Pingpong table and Sony Playstation are great for having a friendly competition.

Fox and Fiddle located at 27 Wellesley Street East


Courtesy the Fox and Fiddle website:  The British-style pub (or public house) has been around for centuries making it the longest running of any eating, drinking and entertainment type establishment in the Western Hemisphere.

Church Bistro located at 555 Church Street


Courtesy the Church Bistro website:  The Church Bistro where the village begins and your search ends. Amazing food, comfortable prices, international inspired menu with great breakfast and brunch, great cocktails, and desserts.



Second Cup located at 544 Church Street


Courtesy the Second Cup website:  With over 325 cafés across the country, Second Cup is Canada’s largest speciality coffee retailer, proudly serving premium coffee since 1975.  They expertly handcraft over 1 million beverages every week and sell over 7,100 pounds of fairly traded coffee each day.

Fresh Burger located at 542 Church Street


Courtesy the Fresh Burger website:  They make their hamburgers with 100% premium Canadian beef that they grind freshly on site every day. Their products are never frozen.

Cafe California Restaurant located at 538 Church Street


Courtesy the Cafe California Restaurant website:  With its large range of authentic Italian and Canadian dishes, exclusively tailored for all types of taste preferences, Cafe California Restaurant is a natural choice for locals. Excite your taste buds with mouthwatering Italian & Canadian dishes at Cafe California Restaurant, which has grown a huge fan following in Toronto. Enjoy highest quality food and service in a warm and welcoming environment with your friends and family.

Baskin Robbins located at 536 Church Street


Ice cream, ice cream and more ice cream.

Just Thai located at 534 Church Street


Courtesy the Just Thai website:  Just Thai has been proudly serving the Toronto area with its best quality original and fusion Thai cuisine since long. Their team of experienced chefs have immense Thai culinary background and authentic cookery experience that makes Just Thai an ideal Thai food spot in Toronto for locals and tourists.

DAVIDsTEA located 530 Church Street


Courtesy the DAVIDsTEA website:  Walk into a DAVIDsTEA to choose from over 150 types of tea, including exclusive blends, limited edition seasonal collections, traditional teas and exotic infusions from around the globe, not to mention the largest collection of organic teas and infusions in North America.

O’Gradys Restaurant located at 518 Church Street


Courtesy the O’Grady’s Restaurant website:  The perfect spot to hang out with friends, enjoy a craft beer or delicious cocktail and have a fabulous time in the heart of Toronto’s bustling Gay Village.  Located on the corner of Church and Maitland Street, they offer the largest patio space for enjoying the sunshine near the street or on the upper deck.

Crews and Tango located at 508 Church Street


Courtesy the Crews and Tango website:  Crews and Tangos, Toronto’s #1 Drag Bar, is located in the heart of the Church-Wellesley Gay Village.  They have become a community staple and top party destination, encouraging a safe and welcoming environment where patrons can be themselves.

Boutique Bar located at 506 Church Street


Courtesy Google reviews:  Boutique is a high-end cocktail lounge offering martinis, cocktails & bar snacks, with a bustling patio.

Statlers located at 487 Church Street


Courtesy Google reviews:  Statlers is a bi-level piano bar hosting live music most nights plus a lively musical theatre open mike.

Church St Garage Bar located at 477 Church Street


Courtesy the Church St Garage website: It provides services for all occasions, such as birthdays, private parties or even corporate events. Special events planned every week at Garage make this a destination hot spot for great food, fun, and memorable times.

The Church Mouse located at 475 Church Street


Courtesy the Church Mouse website:  Why not try one of their well-made cocktails, single malt scotches or a glass off of a delicious wine list? If that doesn’t suit your fancy, they’ve got a great selection of local craft beers including their very own Butler’s Pale Ale.  They are one of the Firkin Pub’s new breed of British pubs offering two floors with many windows looking onto Church Street and a great patio.

Black Eagle located 457 Church Street

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Courtesy’s review:  The Black Eagle is Toronto’s leading gay leather bar.   The Black Eagle is known for having varying theme nights such as Pup Night, Naked Night, Kink 101 demo nights, and more.

Hair of the Dog Neighbourhood Pub & Restaurant located at 425 Church Street


Courtesy the Hair of the Dog website:  Hair of the Dog is an upscale neighbourhood pub and restaurant on Church Street, across from the old Maple Leaf Gardens.  The food is amazing, the portions are generous, and the attention to quality and consistency means your meal is always delicious.

Zipperz/Cellblock is located at 72 Carlton Street (visit their link to learn when they will be closing)


Courtesy the Zipperz/Cellblock Facebook page:  Zipperz/Cellblock is a popular piano bar and nightclub, in the heart of Toronto’s gay community.  It’s a place where you’ll find more great experiences in one central location.

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