Will be in Toronto next month visiting some friends, and we are looking for some good cocktail bars. Nothing too crowded or club-like, just a place with nice atmosphere where we can grab a drink.
Drake One Fifty (sister restaurant to The Drake) has a great cocktail menu, too. It's closer to the Financial District, at York & Adelaide, should that location be of interest to you.
My favorite place (because I like beer) is the Beerbistro. You can't go wrong there as it has a nice atmosphere. Of course, what is the definition of nice! However, check it out.
Without knowing where in Toronto you'll be staying, here's a few cool places: the bar at Drake Hotel, The Saint Tavern, Reds Midtown Tavern, the bar at Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square (bunch of good places nearby here as well)...
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