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The best sangria in Toronto is filled with plenty of great spots stirring up their own exclusive fruity drinks with a splash of soda. Whether it was made on the spot, or been brewing for some time, these wine infused drinks are a crowd favourite on the patio. What more do you need on a warm summer day? We have put together some of the best places to get sangria in Toronto.
The Drake One Fifty, 1150 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M6J 1J3
Take a seat at The Drake Sky Yard Rooftop for a delicious sangria filled with fresh watermelon, lemon, lime white wine and Tomba Tequila served in quaint Mason jar. This partially covered patio offers a wide variety of seating and is open till 2 a.m. for all of those late night partiers.
Barsa Taberna, 26 Market St, Toronto, ON M5E 1A9
Located just west of the St. Lawrence Market, the fairly new, artsy, Spanish eatery with Barcelona inspired tapas. Opened last summer, the restaurant features three sangria drinks on the menu. The drinks range from sparkling white wine and fruit, to red wine and berries. Try out a glass for $22 or a pitcher for $40-$45.
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Gusto 101, 101 Portland St., Toronto, ON M5V 2N3
With its trendy modern décor, and delicious menu, the Italian restaurant located in the King West neighborhood offers pitchers of sangria for $22. The drink features a potable blend of St. Remy brandy, fresh cut friend and peach schnapps. Enjoy a large glass on one of two patios in the restaurant.
Templeton’s, 319 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 1N9
The affordable, chic restaurant in the Kensington Market has a comfortable feel with reupholstered booths with front windows which open out into a relaxed patio for the summer. Templeton’s refresh the classic red wine sangria, mixing in some orange juice, ginger ale, lots of fruit and Grand Marnier.
Nirvana, 434 College Street
This dimly lit bar consists of miss-matched furniture, located at the corner of College and Bathurst. Their red wine sangria has the perfect balance of wine, juice and soda just right. With the sangria being served in pint glasses, it follows the flow of the 90’s grunge theme of the bar. Pop by Nirvana on “Sangria Sundays”, where pints are reduced to $5.50.