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Tours

The Cocktail Trail

2.5 hours 150.00 —— Starts at 6pm Thursday to Saturday

We'll take you to the best bars in Toronto in one night! 

  • One Drink at EACH stop

  • Delicious food pairings to go with your drink at each stop

  • Exclusive access — no lineups, your seat is waiting, and so is your drink! — to Toronto’s hottest cocktail bars and restaurants 

Be sure to come hungry & thirsty!

The route

This west-end tour explores the best places along some of the city's most action-packed stretches, which might include Queen West, King West, Ossington or Parkdale. 

We'll meet at one of our favourite bars in Toronto's, then set out to visit some of our most intriguing and famous cocktail bars — the new, the old and the up-and-coming. This is an easy walk, about 1.5 km (or a mile) from beginning to end, with 4 stops along the way. Note: The exact meeting point will be sent to you along with your booking confirmation. 

What's going to happen...

  • Exclusive access — no lineups, your seat is waiting, and so is your drink! — to Toronto’s hottest cocktail bars and restaurants 
  • You'll meet the bartenders, chefs and owners and hear their stories
  • Never look like a tourist! With our small groups (10 or less) you'll look like your drinking with friends
  • Visits Toronto’s best bars and restaurants
  • An easy walk — about 1 km or half a mile from start to finish
  • Less than five minutes walk between each stop
  • An expert and fun loving guide who knows everything about Parkdale (and some secrets…)

Need to know

  • The exact meeting location will be sent with your emailed booking confirmation.
  • Drink sizes will vary but expect a tasty 2 to 4 ounce cocktail at each stop plus a snack
  • Every drink will be beautifully paired with a food item that represents the character and style of the place — you’ll find out more on the spot!
  • Maybe this goes without saying, but it's the law: All participants need to be at least 19 years of age.

Notes to make your tour fantastic

  • You will be walking! Comfortable shoes are recommended. Sidewalks can’t be trusted (that is, watch out for tripping hazards!)
  • Photos and questions are encouraged! Please show your love to our hospitality partners by tagging them in your photos (all social media handles will be provided before your tour begins). And don’t forget us at #sipwalkrepeat and @drinktotours
  • Feel free to ask our guide anything! We want to help you have the best time in Toronto. Need recommendations for things to do, places to eat or drink, etc.? Ask away!

Dietary restrictions

  • Our partners will do whatever they can to accommodate special requests but please make these at the time of booking or email us with as much notice as you can: tours@drinktoronto.ca
  • We cannot guarantee that cross-contamination of ingredients will not occur

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