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Best places to dine in Toronto during COVID-19

We were sitting at the office wondering where a couple of hard working VIP Toronto escorts can take a date out to dine in Toronto during the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s clear the pressure is on all women in the escort industry and especially now where sometimes men aren’t as careful as women are with staying safe. Let’s be clear The pandemic has hit everyone really hard, especially those of us who have had to close down legally during the pandemic. It’s been the one of the hardest times in the escort industry we’ve ever seen. More then ever it’s abundently clear that picking a good safe spot for escorts to meet their dates is paramount to the safery of all our female escorts.

We keep getting asked what are the best places to go on a date in Toronto during COVID-19

We turned to Google obviously and we came acroos this one website called Old Town and they had a fantastic list of open patios in Toronto.

To make things a little easier for everyone here is the list from that webiste.

Aroma Espresso Bar, 20 Wellington St E., 647-748-6300

Patio now open! Takeout and delivery also available. Daily: 8am-4pm

Available on: UberEats / DoorDash / Skip the Dishes / Platterz / Ritual.

Website: aromacafe.ca

Balzac’s Market Street, 10 Market St., 416-368-4949

Patio now open! Set in a heritage building, this coffeehouse with a patio offers hot & iced drinks plus pastries. Mon-Sat: 7am-6pm. Sun: 8am-4pm.

Website: shop.balzacs.com/pages/market-street

Betty’s, 240 King St E.,  416-368-1300

Patio now open, or order delivery. Old Town Toronto’s laid-back pub with an extensive selection of draft beer serving a full menu of pub grub. Open Daily at 11am.

Available on: Uber Eats

Website: bettysonking.com

Bier Markt Esplanade, 58 The Esplanade, 416 862 7575

Patio now open! Or enjoy our eats at home with takeout and delivery! Same great food and same great beer pairings. Call for details.

Available on Uber Eats / Doordash / Skip The Dishes

Website: thebiermarkt.com

Biff’s Bistro, 4 Front St E., 416-860-0086

Patio now open! Or enjoy our takeout.

We’re excited to announce that our patio is now open! Inspired by Parisian patios, our street-side terrace is the perfect spot to dine on French bistro fares, or sip on a glass of rosé.

Book your table today! We can’t wait to welcome you back. Patio Hours : Thurs – Sun: 4-9pm

Available on Uber Eats

Website and Reservations: biffsbistro.com

Big Smoke Burger, 50 King St. E., (416) 947-9500

Takeout and delivery available.

Available on Skip The Dishes.

Website: bigsmokeburger.com

Bindia Indian Bistro, 16 Market St., 416-863-0000

Patio now open! Takeout and delivery also available. 10% off orders done through websiteDaily: 11:30am-9:30pm. Kindly make a reservation for the patio by calling 416-863-0000 or on Open Table by clicking here.

Available on UberEats.

Website: bindia.ca

Bombay Palace, 71 Jarvis Street, 416-368-8048 

Takeout and delivery available. Tiffin Service also available! Please visit www.bptiffin.com to learn more. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 5:15pm-9pm. Sun/Wed: Closed.

Website: bombaypalacetoronto.com  /  bptiffin.com

Butter Chicken Roti, 201 King St. E., 416-551-9933

Takeout and delivery available. Check instagram @butterchickenroti for giveaways and discounts. 

Available online at bcrking.foodticket.ca or on Skip The Dishes.

Carisma, 15 Toronto Street, 416-864-7373

Patio now open! Carisma prides itself on being one of Toronto’s Best Italian Restaurants and remains a favourite amongst its long-standing loyal clientele. Join us for lunch Monday to Friday 12-2pm or dinner Monday to Saturday 5pm-10pm. Feel like ordering in? Bring the taste of Carisma into your own dining room with our delivery by clicking here.

Website: carismarestaurant.com

CC Lounge and Whisky Bar, 45 Front St E., 416-362-4777

Patio now open! This swanky nightspot boasts 100+ whiskies, cocktails & comfort food. Ask about the newly launched summer menu. (Ohh and gelato is served from the window during the day!)

Website: cconfront.com

Cafe Nicole, 45 The Esplanade, 416-367-8900

Patio now open! Click here to discover our special patio menu. Or order online for delivery. Plus, need something quick? Stop by to pick up grab and go from our Old Town Market, 24 hours a day.

Available on: Uber Eats

Website: cafenicole.ca

Cantina Mercatto, 20 Wellington Street, 416 304 0781

Patio now open! Reservations available online or by phone. Tues – Sat: 12pm-8pm

Website: cantina.mercatto.ca

C’est What? Restaurant, 67 Front St. E., 416-867-9499

Patio now open! (4pm – midnight.) We’re officially open! After spending several months reorganizing, renovating and reimagining our business in the face of new industry challenges, we’re pretty proud of what we’ve accomplished. We’re excited to be back and can’t wait to see you again for delicious food and fresh, new brews. Plus we are now taking reservations for our pool tables. Call today!  Daily: 4pm-midnight.

Website: cestwhat.com

The Corner Place, 11 Jarvis St., 416-850-1738

Patio now open! Taking reservations online. Please visit website listed below. Our business is committed to trying to survive this pandemic and supporting local. We are sourcing the majority of our produce from St. Lawrence Market and have implemented new safety and sanitary procedures to ensure high quality products when delivering to your home. 

Available on:  Ritual  / UberEats   

Website: thecornerplace.ca

Crepe T.O., 52 Church St., 647-352-5286

We are a one stop destination for all your crepe desires, located in the heart of Old Town Toronto. At Crepe T.O. we offer the best quality of fresh crepes with a wide variety of savoury and signature selections, using premium cut meats, freshly cut veggies, fruits, and gourmet toppings. Mon: 11am-4pm. Tues-Fri: 11am-8pm. Sat: 10am-8pm. Sun: 10am-7pm.

Website: crepetoronto.com

Duke’s Refresher St Lawrence Market, 73 Front St E., 416-603-8826

Patio now open! Burgers, nachos & 40+ beers on tap. Open 4pm-10pm daily.

Website: dukesrefresher.ca

Everyday Gourmet Coffee Roasters, Lower Level St. Lawrence Market 95 Front St. E., 416-363-7662

Regular service for take out of all of our drinks, treats, whole or ground beans, teas and accessories. Cannot make it in? Check out our website to order whole bean or ground coffee, tea and accessories and enjoy free shipping on orders of $50 or more!  Tues-Fri: 8am-4pm. Saturday: 7am-4pm.

Website: everydaycoffee.com

Fahrenheit Coffee, 120 Lombard St., 647-896-1774

Takeout only. Specialty coffee and baked goods. Mon-Fri: 7am-6pm. Sat: 8am-5pm. Sun: 9am-3pm.

Website: fahrenheitcoffee.com

Farm’r Eatery & Catering, 140A The Esplanade, (416) 901-8676

UPDATE: We are now offering takeout on Ritual 6 days a week. Discover our 5 bowls on Ritual here: https://order.ritual.co/menu/farmr-the-esplanade-george-toronto/2976

PLUS: We’ve adapted our menu to offer prepared meals you can heat in the oven or freeze. Order a few days in advance for delivery or pick up on Wednesdays and Fridays. (See website to learn what is the next day available this week for pick up and delivery.) Check out our new menu using the link below.

Website: farmr.ca

Fran’s Restaurant and Bar, 33 Yonge St #104, 647-352-3300

Patio now open! Or order delivery. Comfort food classics remain a tradition at Fran’s. The burgers are simple and tasty, ground in-house, daily. Do yourself a favour and order the Big Breakfast, pancakes made-from-scratch, and a thick, creamy milkshake. Open daily at 9am.

Available on: UberEats / Door Dash and Skip The Dishes

Website: fransrestaurant.com/locations

Gabby’s, 189 King St E, 416-703-7771

Patio now open! We would like to thank all our staff and guests that have been so patient and supportive during the unprecedented times. We truly look forward to serving you again in our clean safe environments. Open Mon-Fri:11am – 2am. Sat 12pm-2am.

Website: gabbys.ca

George Street Diner / Farrelly’s Famous Irish Soda Bread Mix, 129 George St., 647-388-9934

Patio now open! Plus we are also delivering a heat at home range for your brunch or dinner. Order online at FarrellysFamous.com.

Open Wed – Sun for curbside pickup and anytime online for grocery delivery.

‘Porch Drop’ deliveries of Farrelly’s Famous Soda Bread Mix also available! You’ve had it at the diner, now you can bake it fresh at home. Call to place orders and to learn about our next scheduled delivery. ALSO: George Street Coffee and Irish Barry’s Tea are now being sold at Summerhill Market.

Easy instructional video: youtube.com/watch?v=2uE8apZgnLA&feature=youtu.be

Stay in touch on instagram: instagram.com/farrellysfamous

Goose Island Brewhouse Toronto, 70 The Esplanade, 416-862-7575

Patio now open! Our patio is open and we can’t wait to see you on it! Physical distancing measures will be enforced. Sun-Wed: 11:30am-9pm. Thurs-Sat: 11:30am-10pm.

Plus we are offering fresh locally brewed Goose Island craft beer for delivery straight to customers’ doors! Online only. Free delivery on orders over $20.

Website: gooseislandtoronto.ca

Hot House Restaurant, 35 Church St, 416-366-7800

Patio now open! Takeout and delivery available. Learn more on our website. Daily: 4pm-8:30pm

Available on: Ritual / Skip The Dishes / Door Dash / Uber Eats

Website: hothouserestaurant.com

The Jason George, 100 Front St E., 416-363-7100

Patio now open! We serve up a perfect blend of sophistication without pretension – in a pint glass of course! Daily: 11am – 2am.

Website: thejasongeorge.ca

Le Papillon on Front, 69 Front St. E., 416-367-0303

Patio now open! Takeout and delivery available. Gift certificate available. Tues-Sat: 3pm-9pm. 

Available on Skip The Dishes /  Door Dash

Website: papillononfront.com

Le Petit Dejeuner, 191 King St E., 416-703-1560

Patio now open! Brick-lined bistro serving Belgian-Canadian comfort food made with seasonal ingredients.

Website: petitdejeuner.ca

Mangia & Bevi, west side of Ontario Street, just south of Adelaide, 416 613-1236

Patio now open! Make reservations on Yelp or call 416-613-1236.
Takeout and delivery also available. 50% discount for front-line-workers (hospital staff, markets/grocery personnel, law enforcement personnel, truck drivers, delivery workers, etc.). Please show proof of ID. Tues-Sun: 5pm-10pm.

Available on: Ritual / UberEats. Please check instagram @mangiabevii for updates.

Website: mbresto.com

Manotas Organics Latin Foods, St Lawrence Market, 93 Front St. E., 416-523-3577

Grocery. Regular services with some modifications. Tues-Fri: 8am-6pm. Sat: 7am-5pm.

Find us in instagram and facebook. Please text us or send us a message.

Website: manotasfoods.com

Market Street Catch, 14 Market St., 416-363-2020

Patio now open! Takeout and delivery also available. Sun-Mon: 11am-8pm. Tues-Thurs: 11am-9pm. Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm.

Available on Skip The Dishes / UberEats / Ritual.

Website: marketstreetcatch.ca

Metro, 80 Front St. E., 416-703-9393

Grocery Store. For hours please visit website.

Website: www.metro.ca

Nami Japanese Restaurant, 55 Adelaide St. E., 416-362-7373

Takeout and delivery available. Mon-Fri: 11:45am-9pm. Sat: 4:30pm-9pm.

Website: namirestaurant.ca

Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, 33 Yonge St., 647-260-2070

Patio now open! “The place to see and be seen, the stylish O&B Yonge & Front definitely falls in Toronto’s best restaurant and patio category.” – NOTABLE.CA

Website / Menu / Reservations: yonge-and-front.obcafegrill.com/menus

The Old Spaghetti Factory, 54 The Esplanade, 416-864-9761

Patio now open! – Or order online for takeout. Daily: 11:30 – 2am.

Website/Order Online: oldspaghettifactory.net/order

Paddington’s Pump, 91 Front St E., 416-368-6955

Patio now open! Casual pub known for peameal bacon sandwiches, plus an all-day breakfast & massive seasonal patio. Find us on the north west corner of the St Lawrence Market building at 91 Front.

Website: stlawrencemarket.com/vendors/vendor_detail/85

Pearl Diver, 100 Adelaide St E., 416-366-7827

Patio now open! Takeout also available. Claim your table outside before you order inside, or order takeout and enjoy in the park or at home. Open 5pm-9pm.

Takeout orders: Click here to pre-order takeout.

Website: pearldiver.to

The Poet Cafe, 173 King St. E., 647-289-2343

Please order at least one day in advance, as our menu is day-specific. This helps us keep our waste at zero while delivering prime quality, extremely fresh dishes. For instance, if you would like to have our Chicken Kabob on Monday evening, please order by midnight Sunday. Check our website to discover the dish of the day and info regarding our delivery area. Pickup is 5pm-10pm daily.  Orders are only taken through our website.

Website: thepoetcafe.com/online-ordering

(Rocco’s) No Frills, 200 Front St. E, 1-866-987-6453

Grocery Store. For hours please visit website.

Website: nofrills.ca

Rooster Coffee House, 333 King St. E., 416-995-1530

Patio now open! Beat the heat with our hand made scooped ice cream made daily by Summers Ice cream and enjoy it under a market umbrella on our roomy patio.  Starting August 1st our hours will update to Mon-Fri: 7am-7pm. Sat-Sun: 8-7pm.

Website: roostercoffeehouse.com/order

Score On King, 107 King St E., 416-519-4654

Patio now open!

Website: scoreonking.com


81 Front St E: Patio now open! Open until 9pm daily.

142 Adelaide St E: Across from St. James Park. Open until 7pm daily.

351 King St E: Patio now open! Open until 8:15pm daily

251 King St E: TTC adjacent. Open until 7pm daily.

Website: starbucks.ca

Sukho Thai, 52 Wellington St. E., 647-351-4612

Takeout and delivery available. Daily: 3pm-10pm (Usually.) 

Available on Skip The Dishes  /   Ritual  /  DoorDash  / UberEats

Website: sukhothaifood.ca

St Lawrence Market, 91 – 95 Front St. E.

Food Market & Farmers Market open with some individual shops temporarily closed.  See list of businesses open and offering delivery, curbside pick up and more by clicking here. Antique Market temporarily closed. Tues-Fri: 9am-5pm. Sat: 5am-4pm.

Website: stlawrencemarket.com

Scotland Yard Pub, 56 The Esplanade, 416-364-6572

Patio now open! – Or order takeout using the services listed below. Daily: 11:30am – 2am.

Available on: Often Dining / Ritual /  UberEats / DoorDash

Website: scotlandyard.ca

Soloways Outlet,  79 richmond St. E., 416-350-8385

Grocer Retail. Street meats open to public to take home and cook. Takeout and delivery available.  Mon-Sat: 9:30am-6pm. Sun: 9am-3pm 

Website: solowaysoutlet.com

St. Lawrence Cafe, 248 The Esplanade, 416-363-7222

Takeout and delivery available. Weekdays: 8am-4pm. Weekends: 9am-4pm

Available: Ritual / Uber Eats

The Sultan’s Tent, 49 Front St E., 416-961-0601

Patio set to open! Call for dates. Discover our French-Moroccan fare for yourself.

Available on: Uber Eats / Skip The Dishes

Website: thesultanstent.com

Terroni, 57 Adelaide St. E., 416-203-3093

Patio now open! Please book a reservation here. Takeout and delivery also available. Daily: 11:30am – 11pm.

Available on Skip The Dishes / Uber Eats / DoorDash

Website: terroni.com

Uncle Ray’s Food & Liquor, 9 Church St, 647-349-7297

Patio now open! Plus we also offer take out and delivery of meals from Amano Pasta, Union Chicken & Uncle Ray’s – including our guest favourite foods, wine, beer, and liquor! 

Website: whothehellisuncleray.com

Uncle Tony’s Restaurant, 38 Wellington St. E., 416-868-9564

Open for takeout orders. Please call us at 416-868-9564. We are pleased to offer 20% off for frontline workers and 10% off food pickup orders. Limited offer subject to change. Check out our handy takeout menu by clicking here. Mon-Sat: 12noon-8pm. Sun: 4pm-8pm

Website: uncletonys.ca

Versus Coffee, 70 Adelaide St. E., 647-987-5470

Patio now open! Takeout also available. Coffee, pastries, food, retail coffee beans. Mon-Tues: 7:30am – 5pm. Wed – Fri: 7:30am – 7pm. Sat: 8am – 7pm. Sun: 8am – 5pm.

The Works Gourmet Burger, 60 Wellington St. E., 416-594-9675

Takeout and delivery available. Daily: 11am-9pm.

Website: worksburger.com

XO Bisous, 60 Adelaide St. E., 416-306-0660

Patio now open! We are offering pantry staples, prepared meals and ready to bake items as well as our sandwiches salads and pastries! Everything is made in house with love! Takeout and delivery available. Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5pm. Sat: 10am-2pm.

Website: xobisous.com