Best Restaurants & Bars for Negroni Week in Toronto

Starting June 1st and lasting until June 7th, over 3500 bars and restaurants around the world celebrate the Negroni, all in an effort to raise money for charitable causes. From Latvia to Baltimore, Little Rock to Melbourne, Kelowna to Sweden, people will be raising their rock glasses during Negroni Week.

Sidecar

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577 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B2

The TTS’ chosen charity is the Canadian Red Cross (Nepal Relief Fund). It has been four weeks since the devastating earthquake of 7.9 magnitude, and there is still so much work to be done. Medical supplies and equipment and other humanitarian relief activities are still needed.

Mr. Flamingo

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1265 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1X6

Huntington disease (HD) is a fatal hereditary brain disorder with devastating effects on both the mind and body. The Huntington Society of Canada describes it as “like having the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Schizophrenia all in one disease.” Improving the quality of life for Canadians impacted by Huntington disease (HD) is the mission of this not-for-profit organization. So head to The Miller Tavern for Negronis this week and help those battling this devastating disease.

Miller Tavern

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31 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5J 3B2

Have you heard of Meal Exchange before? This charity, chosen by Mr. Flamingo, works with over a third of the universities in Canada. They support students “to develop innovative solutions to address hunger, food insecurity and sustainability on their campuses and with communities.” Students have the power to change the world and this organization is further proof of that.

Campagnolo Restaurant

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832 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1V3

If you love animals, Campagnolo’s choice of charity – the SPCA – will move you. Working with over 50 communities across the province, the Ontario SPCA is “one of the largest, most responsive Animal Welfare organizations in the country, providing care and shelter for tens of thousands of animals every year.” Making them particularly unique amongst Animal Welfare organizations in Ontario, this non-profit charitable organization’s Ontario SPCA Act “mandates the Society to enforce animal cruelty laws and provides Ontario SPCA Community investigators with police powers to do so.”

The Badali Bar and Cucina

5
156 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 2L6

Joe Badali’s has chosen to donate a portion of their proceeds for each drink sold (so drink up!) to Nellie’s Women’s Shelter. Nellie's operate programs and services for women and children “who have and are experiencing oppressions such as violence, poverty and homelessness.” Nellie’s is committed to achieve social justice for all women and children.

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