Looking for patios, restaurants and other local businesses open in Old Town Toronto? The following are just some ready to serve you in the hood as we all navigate COVID-19. Many services have been modified in order to ensure custofransmer and staff safety. Know of someone we missed? Email the details to email@example.com or if you work for or are the owner, click here now. (Postings are subject to our boundaries.)
The list is organized in two sections, Restaurant & Grocery / Sales & Service.
Thank you for your interest in supporting local. Please be prepared to provide contact information for one member of your party when dining out on our local patios, and please wear a non medical mask when social distancing is a challenge.
Restaurant & Grocery
Aroma Espresso Bar, 20 Wellington St E., 647-748-6300
Patio now open! Takeout and delivery also available. Daily: 8am-4pm
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.
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
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.
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.
Bindia Indian Bistro, 16 Market St., 416-863-0000
Patio now open! Takeout and delivery also available. 10% off orders done through website. Daily: 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.
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.
Butter Chicken Roti, 201 King St. E., 416-551-9933
Takeout and delivery available. Check instagram @butterchickenroti for giveaways and discounts.
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.
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!)
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
Cantina Mercatto, 20 Wellington Street, 416 304 0781
Patio now open! Reservations available online or by phone. Tues – Sat: 12pm-8pm
C’est What? Restaurant, 67 Front St. E., 416-867-9499
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. Daily: 4pm-midnight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Metro, 80 Front St. E., 416-703-9393
Grocery Store. For hours please visit website.
Nami Japanese Restaurant, 55 Adelaide St. E., 416-362-7373
Takeout and delivery available. Mon-Fri: 11:45am-9pm. Sat: 4:30pm-9pm.
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.
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.
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.
(Rocco’s) No Frills, 200 Front St. E, 1-866-987-6453
Grocery Store. For hours please visit website.
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.
Score On King, 107 King St E., 416-519-4654
Patio now open!
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.
Sukho Thai, 52 Wellington St. E., 647-351-4612
Takeout and delivery available. Daily: 3pm-10pm (Usually.)
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.
Scotland Yard Pub, 56 The Esplanade, 416-364-6572
Patio now open! – Or order takeout using the services listed below. Daily: 11:30am – 2am.
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
St. Lawrence Cafe, 248 The Esplanade, 416-363-7222
Takeout and delivery available. Weekdays: 8am-4pm. Weekends: 9am-4pm
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
Sales & Service
While the physical locations of any non-essential businesses below will be closed to the public as of 11:59pm Tuesday March 24th, please contact them to inquire about possible virtual meetings, pre-recorded online showings, phone consultations, etc, as many businesses have staff working from home.
Thank you for your continued support.
6ix Tips Nails & Spa, 59 Sherbourne St #1C, 416-868-6245
Come be pampered in Old Town Toronto at 6ix Tips Nails & Spa.
“Great services…. The place is really clean and in accordance with covid19 preparations… After every customer the sanitation by the staff was perfect… I would really visit again even in covid 19 situation… It felt safe…. Thank you for the great service i love my nails.” – Muskan Arora, Google Reviewer.
Aquavato, 256 King St. E., 416-566-5229
Virtual consultations for anyone needing assistance in selecting their plumbing fixtures for any upcoming renovations. Contact for more details. Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
Beauchamp Art Gallery, 167 King St E., 416-599-2244
Please contact for more details.
CrossFit 6S, 209 Adelaide St E., 416-518-5746
Now re-open! Call for details. Plus join our online community from wherever you are – no previous experience with fitness or nutrition, or any equipment is required! Learn about our remote personal training by clicking here. Mon-Fri: 7am-8pm. Sat: 9am-2pm. Sun: 9am-2pm
Daltile | Mohawk Group, 160 King St. E., 416-943-9180
Interior Design Services – Flooring Provider. Virtual (video call) tours/consultations available. Contact us for details. Mon-Fri: 9:30am-6:00pm. Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm
Dr. John V. Rennicks, Chiropractor, 84 Adelaide St. E., 416-364-1040
Chiropractor. Please contact to learn about booking future appointments. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8am-1pm.
evok eyewear + opticians, 175 King St E., (416) 203-2020
We are an independant eyewear boutique in the heart of King Street East’s vibrant neighbourhood. Our ethos is to create a prescription glasses and sunglasses shopping experience that is truly memorable. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 11am-5pm.
Global Pet Foods, 125 Lower Jarvis St., 416-368-4222
Regular service. (Deemed essential by province of Ontario.) Soon we’ll be able to allow tap card payment outside of our store’s front door through our new wireless payment device. Mon-Fri: 11am-7pm. Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 11am-5pm.
Havwoods International, 201 Frederick St., 1-844-808-9663
Virtual services: video conference, design consultation, sample delivery, webinars. Remotely/digitally available: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm.
We know the design industry never sleeps and some may have more time for home projects now. To help our resilient clients, we’re offering virtual flooring consultations to meet all of your needs: sample requests, project consultations, webinar presentations and more.
Holiday Inn Express – Toronto Downtown, 111 Lombard St., 416-367-5555
We are excited to announce that we will be open as of July 3rd, 2020. Plus Friends & Family of the St Lawrence Market Neighbourhood Business Improvement Area, (AKA Old Town Toronto) receive 25% off the best available rate (July & August 2020). Must book by calling the hotel directly at 416-367-5555.
italDESIGN Group Ltd, 325 King St. E., 416-346-4922
Interior design retail and services. Ready to help source products for your ongoing interior design projects. Check out our brands on our website to see if there is anything that may be a good interiors fit to your new project. Email inquiries to toronto@italDESIGN.ca or call for consultation details. Open Mon-Sat: 10am to 6pm, plus now offering private appointments outside of business hours for clients who prefer.
Longboard Haven, 183 Queen St. E., 416-603-9702
Covering all your longboard and skateboard needs, best advice and service. Curbside pick-up available. Tues-Sun: 1pm-5pm.
Mila’s Fine Footwear, 77 Front St. E.,
It takes time to have your Cinderella moment, but once you have it, you’re hooked. Come into Mila’s Fine Footwear for your wonderful customer experience. Find the brand names you love, with styles you didn’t know existed. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Tues – Sun: 11am-5pm.
Mint Music / Toronto Guitar School, 178 Front St. E., 416-707-1077
Online music lessons and classes available. Although our physical schools are closed temporarily due to COVID-19, the school remains open offering online music lessons. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-707-1077 for more details. Daily: 10am-10pm.
Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade, 416-367-8900
The Novotel Toronto Centre continues to operate providing clean and safe accommodations for guests under self quarantine, front line workers, and locals looking for a staycation. Regular service. (Deemed essential by province of Ontario.)
OBF Gyms, 235 Queen St. E., 416-519-1910
Gym/Personal Training Studio offering online personal training. Reachable online at email@example.com and Facebook. Gyms are closed so we’re moved online. The best type of exercise may be in the gym, but the worst type of exercise is none at all! Stay healthy while physically distancing by participating online.
Penguin Pick Up, 53 Yonge St., (416)-363-0066
Shop online and get it delivered to Penguin Pick Up for pick up. Visit our website to learn more. Mon-Fri: 8:30am-9pm. Sat-Sun: 9am-6pm.
Pet Valu – Front St, 184 Front St. E., 416-363-8838
Regular services with some modifications. Only 2 customers allowed in store at once. Mon-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 11am-5pm.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can put together an order.
Pilates4Physio – Downtown Toronto Physiotherapy, 134 Adelaide St. E. #201, 647-499-6685
We currently provide live video appointments for Pilates and Physiotherapy. Sessions incorporate Pilates, Yoga and general exercise for rehabilitation purposes. See our website to learn more. Our fees have been reduced by 20% for all video Pilates and Physiotherapy sessions.
Reliance Home Comfort Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, 145 Front St E, Suite L3, 647-930-0361
HVAC business. 24 hours a day. While our physical offices are closed, please know that we are here for you. We remain fully operational and continue to serve all our clients remotely. Stay healthy during these challenging times and we’re here to help you if you need us.
Royal Blush Salon And Spa, 47 Colborne St, 416-304-1814
Royal Blush Salon & Spa we are always trying to find that “something special” to help serve you better. We have designed ‘Seasonal Appreciation Weeks’ that offer our clients a unique way of experiencing some of our skin and body care treatments to help you care for and maintain your skin and just for you at a very special price. Visit our website for booking availability.
Royal LePage Your Community Realty – Jay and Eric – The Real Estate Guys, 187 King St. E., 416-637-8000
Your local Real Estate team calling Old Town Toronto home for 15 years. Here to help with all your Real Estate needs and questions. Regular services with some modifications available.
St. Lawrence Tax & Accounting, 248 The Esplanade, 647-393-3535
Tax and Accounting Services. Daily:10am-6pm.
Stay safe and take financial advantage of your tax situation.
Sherbourne Dry Cleaners, 59B Sherbourne St., 416-861-0816
Regular services with some modifications. Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Sol’exotica Tanning Spa, 74 Front St E, 416-866-8266 ext. 3
SvN Architects + Planners, 110 Adelaide St E, 4th floor, 416-593-6499
Architecture and Urban Planning. Regular service with staff working from home. Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Thompson Landry Gallery, 32 Distillery Lane, 416-364-4955
Art Gallery. One of the landmark tenants of the Historic Distillery District, Thompson Landry Gallery features the very best contemporary artwork from the province of Quebec. Regular service with staff working from home. Tues-Sat: 11am-5pm. Sun: 12pm-5pm.
Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide St. E., 416-865-1833
Post Office operating with modified hours. Museum is closed. Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm. Sun: Closed
“If you are elderly or immune-compromised, we would like you to STAY AT HOME. If your incoming mail isn’t essential, we would like you to stay at home. The mail in your post office box will still be here after the lockdown. Many companies are extending their returns policy or allowing longer times for filing of documents or payments. If it is not necessary to send mail, we would like you to stay at home.” – Toronto’s First Post Office 🙂
Trilogy Physiotherapy, 75 Sherbourne St., 416-504-8383
Health and Wellness Clinic. We are now offering virtual appointments with our physiotherapists! Daily: 7am-8pm.
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front St. E., 416-862-2222
VIDEO: Inside with Imagination. We hope that all of our YPT friends are safe and healthy. Knowing that you’re likely spending a lot of time at home these days, our Education & Participation team thought they’d share some of their favourite “indoor” drama games with you and your loved ones!
We’ll be posting new videos twice a week, so make sure to check back regularly.
Don’t see your favourite Old Town Toronto business listed? Contact them directly, as more and more businesses are finding creative ways to serve our community.