Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Downtown
335 Jarvis Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2C2
Phone: (416) 962-4686
Fax: (416) 962-1725
Bars & Cafes
Located along Dalhousie Street, Kubo Wine & Rice Bar is one of the few Asian pubs in city. The bar is known for its Asian cuisine along with the varied wine list that it offers. Located in the busy district, this place is a hot favorite among the locals for its lively atmosphere. Band performances and other musical events are held on a regular basis making it a sorted after event venue in the city for live shows. For a complete list of the event schedule, call ahead.
Carabet, pool tables, music, dance, swimming pool and a lively gay scene, Zipperz / Cellblock encompasses each and provides unparalleled entertainment to its stylish patrons. Its theme nights offer free games of pool, classical music by famous piano players and enthralling carabet acts. On other nights, guests can watch drag shows, which are acclaimed as one of the best in Toronto, or tap their feet on the sleek stainless steel dance floor while renowned DJs spin popular tracks. And if you are tired of the performing arts, take a dip in their cool swimming pool or lounge next to it with a mug of beer while you make new friends. This bar is definitely the place to go if you're looking for a trendy party or an active dating scene.
Milestones Grill+Bar can be found at 38 locations across Canada, of which Toronto is one. True to their name, they pride themselves on being able to provide the perfect setting for people to be able to celebrate the milestones in their lives. The patio is a good place to sip on one of their many drinks, maybe while enjoying the Wednesday dinner for two 'date night' they are so famous for.
One of the popular bars in downtown, NOW Lounge is an ideal spot to head for an entertaining evening. Elegantly, yet simply, designed, this venue is stylish, but at the same time a casual bar to hang out with your friends. Known or its line-up of live performances, the NOW Lounge features a well-equipped performance space, with a well-lit stage, decent sound system, and even a green room. Though there may not be much variety in its food menu, guests can choose from items like meat lasagna, chicken wings, tofu, and vegetable stew. Call to know more.
Black Eagle Toronto is a popular leather bar Church-Wellesley Village. Opened in 1994, it has an intimate cavern vibe to it with its antique light fixtures, exposed beams and life-sized gay photographs. It also regularly hosts theme nights. Black Eagle is a nice spot to meet someone new and enjoy a drink or two.
If you are hunting for a place that can quench your thirst for delicious cocktails, look no more just head to the Boutique Bar. This stylish bar is a brainchild of Julien Salomone, a talented entrepreneur with ventures in France and America, as well. The bar is very popular for their inventive cocktails, crafted to perfection by a team of experienced and talented bar tenders. The menu is lined with a variety of innovative mixes infused with vodka, tequila, rum, ales as well as fresh ingredients like peppers, spices, fruits and more. The place is frequented by youngsters as well as working professionals and it can accommodate larger groups. Their outside patio is is a lovely place to laze around with friends over a martini.
Fuel+ is an interesting spot to enjoy healthy and organic food. The place is small but well furnished and has a modern decor. If you have dietary preferences, then Fuel+ will take care of all your vegan and gluten free requirements. Try from their range of special sandwiches, healthy snacks, gluten free brownies, smoothies and more. The place also has an in-house store where you can buy products such as aspertame-free gum, organic honey, etc. Their service is very friendly, the kind that take an effort to know their customers.
A baseball enthusiast's dream, you can eat and watch the game from some of the best seats in the house. Inside the Hard Rock Cafe, legendary blues guitar player Stevie Ray Vaughan's autographed Stratocaster hangs over the pool table which is just one of many pieces of rock and roll memorabilia.
The Churchmouse is part of the Firkin Group of Pubs, which boasts of multiple locations in Europe and North America. This branch offers a classy ambience where guests can spend a leisurely afternoon playing pool, watching games on their television screens or enjoying their craft brews, seated in an atmosphere reminiscent of a retro bar. Try the Barking Squirrel Amber Lager, with its interplay of sweet and bitter flavors, the medium-dry Butler's Pale Ale or the classic French beer Kronenbourg 1664. Guests can also relish light snacks such as French Onion Soup, Crispy Fish Tacos, Beef Sliders and Cider-Glazed Chicken Salad to accompany their premium brews.
O'Grady's Tap and Grill is that typical bar and eatery where you can casually walk in even if you desire quick snacks and a pint of beer after midnight. It is popular for its patio, which offers cozy seating and charming views of the street. Situated in a two-story cottage, this restaurant serves pub fare such as Chicken Souvlaki Dinner, in which marinated chicken is served on a skewer accompanied by crispy fries and Greek salad. Try their Eggs Benedict, Monte Cristo Sandwich or The Hangover for brunch. This bar also offers catering services for private celebrations. Check their website for updates on events such as Martini Mondays, Bitched Out, Gay Trivia Night and Pint Night.
Located on the 27th floor of the Delta Chelsea in downtown Toronto, Deck 27, with its breathtaking view of the city, is ideal for that special occasion. At the same time, business people come to unwind here after a hectic day. You can catch the sunrise here too along with breakfast. While mostly a place to sip your favorite drink, there's a good bar menu too. Dishes include a smoked salmon plate, assorted cheese plate, chicken stir-fry and a pasta of the day!
Located around the corner from the now derelict Maple Leaf Gardens, Hoops Sports Bar & Grill was hit hard when the Maple Leafs moved on down to the Air Canada Centre. The bar has re-invented itself as a friendly neighborhood place where you can have a drink and some pub grub without having to put up with the jostling crowds. Aside from the usual bistro-bar grill menu, seafood and Fajitas are also offered. Twelve different varieties of beers are available on tap as well.