Top 10 places to drink cider in Toronto

In recent years, Toronto has seen a surge in cider lists in bars and restaurants across the city. The recent uptick has been a welcome one, with more people choosing the fermented fruit beverage over the usual craft beer. Here are the best bets for cider in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]

Her Father S Cider Bar + Kitchen

119 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G7

Her Father’s Cider Bar is located in the heart of historic Harbord Village. Showcasing the best in cider, the menu features 75 different options from Ontario and around the world. Chef Ryan Barlcay, who uses local and seasonal ingredients, pairs all of the ciders with a carefully crafted food menu.


609 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M5

Bavarian beer hall, WVRST, is known for its extensive sausage offerings, as well as its beer and cider lists. Local cideries co-host communal dinners with cider pairings too. The cider menu is vast, offering almost 30 different ciders!

The Queen And Beaver

35 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G 1H1

The Queen and the Beaver’s list of local ciders is short and sweet, offering ciders from Hamilton, Thornbury, Niagara and other parts of Ontario everyday! The cider options perfectly pairs with their classic pub fare.

The Only Cafe

972 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4J 1L9

Half café, half bar, The Only Café is home to serious list of cider options! Located in the East End, The Only Café has made a name for itself due to the 25 rotating taps. Lucky for cider lovers five of those taps are cider! You’ll find ciders like KW Cider’s Cassis Royale, Small Talk Vineyard’s Shiny Peach and Revel’s Potmanteau II.


The name may have beer in it, but that’s not all this spot serves up. The cider selection at Beerbistro is on the smaller side, but it offers draught and bottles, and a special ice cider, sold by the glass or bottle.

C'est What

67 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1B5

C’est What? has been an institution in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood for years. The craft beer has attracted a diverse clientele, which resulted in an expanded drink menu. There are currently seven types of cider on offer, like Brickworks Queen Street 501 Cider, Coffin Ridge’s Forbidden Dry Cider and Pommies Farmhouse Cider.

Bar Isabel

797 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1C7

The ciders offered at Bar Isabel are only the finest, and really would you expect anything less at Bar Isabel? From a $50 bottle of The Old Third Cuvee Yquelon to the $10 Bereziatua Sidra Bere from Spain, these ciders are something special. Plus, cider is the perfect pairing for its famous charcuterie board.

Bar Hop Brewco

137 Peter St, Toronto, ON M5V 2H3

Barhop Brewco is known for its massive selection of craft beer, and hidden in that list you can find five ciders on tap. The ciders are all locally sourced from cideries like Brickworks 1904, Coffin Ridge, Spirit Tree and West Ave. The list is always changing, so make sure you check the current list before you head out!

Cava Restaurant

114-1560 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4T 2S9

Like Cava’s food menu, the cider selections come from around the world. The ciders have origins in Spain, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. The restaurant specializes in small plates, offering sustainable ingredients in every meal.

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