Best sangria in Toronto

It's sangria time! There's nothing better than a freshly mixed sangria by the pitcher or glass - bonus if it's enjoyed on a sunny patio. These bars and restaurants serve up boozy fruit-filled pitchers that are sure to pack a punch. Here's the best sangria in Toronto. [Photo credit: courtesy of Barsa Taberna]

Barsa Taberna

26 Market St, Toronto, ON M5E 1M6

There’s always sangria on the menu at Barsa Taberna! The tapas restaurant keeps it traditional with their sangrias offering three types – one red and two white. The picture-perfect sangria pitchers are best enjoyed on a sunny afternoon on their patio!

Sangria Lounge

145 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2L2

Sangria Lounge has loads of sangria to choose from, but the stand out is the peach sangria. Peach juice is added to white wine, along with cranberry, ginger ale and fresh fruit, served in a pint glass on ice. It’s refreshing - the perfect drink on a hot summer’s day. Sangria Lounge also offers red, white and lime sangria.

7 Numbers

307 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N7

7 Number’s homemade sangria starts with a full-bodied Italian red wine and continues with red Vermouth, cognac, Limonato, Orangina, apple juice, cranberry and ginger ale. The red sangria is bold and sophisticated, the best of both worlds!


244 Jane St, Toronto, ON M6S 3Z1

Italian and Spanish restaurant Campo serves an eclectic mix of the two cuisines and the cocktail menu continues the trend. The red sangria starts with red wine that is mixed with brandy, Cointreau, Crodino and citrus. It is finished with mint to add a refreshing hit of flavour.

Playa Cabana

111 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R 1V4

Owned by Mas Playas, Playa Cabana is just one of their many Mexican-inspired restaurants. You won’t find the sangria in a pitcher, but it still packs some serious punch. Both white and red sangria is mixed with Mount Gay blanco and fresh fruit.

The Drake Hotel

1136 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J3

The Drake starts its sangria drinks with boozy fruit soaked in Olmeca Altos blanco tequila. The fruit is mixed with white wine, orange liqueur, fresh watermelon and citrus. The whole concoction is topped with grapefruit soda and served in mason jars or a pitcher.


434 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1T3

Nirvana keeps things simple with its sangria, mixing red wine with orange and cranberry juice, a selection of fresh fruit and ginger ale. Perfectly balanced, Nirvana serves sangria in pint glasses, which are on special for $4.75 Sundays.

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