Does the summer weather have you thirsting for a patio and a cold beer? You’re not alone! With so many options in the city, it can be hard to nail down your weekend plans. If you’re searching for the best beers and atmosphere after a long work week, you’re in luck.Check out our recommended hot spots to grab a pint in Toronto.The Only Café A Danforth staple, this small venue packs a charming punch. From their wide selection of beers and quaint bohemian atmosphere, The Only Café is a beer drinkers haven. Their live rotating taps feature 25 local craft beers, while their fridges are stocked with over 230 bottles and cans. Regardless of your preference, stout or lager, The Only Café has the perfect pint for you.Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery Nestled underground in the heart of Liberty Village, the Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery is easy to miss. Feast on good food while sipping on premium, all-natural craft beers. This urban gastropub has something for everyone, from rotating seasonal taps to a stellar atmosphere and moderate pricing. With a large accommodating patio, Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery is perfect for every season!The Bier Markt The Bier Markt has been a Toronto staple since the inception of the flagship Esplanade location in 2001.With a European inspired menu, elegant décor, live music and sensational beer selection. Over 150 beers from 30 countries and over 40 local craft beers, visit one of the four GTA locations to enjoy the perfect pint.Amsterdam Brewhouse Enjoy an Amster-Dam Good beer with a panoramic view of Lake Ontario on the Toronto Harbour. The Amsterdam Brewhouse serves locally brewed Amsterdam craft beer along with new rotating, seasonal favourites. The food menu is just as delicious as the beer it accompanies and its harbourfront location creates the perfect setting to enjoy the perfect pint.Batch This warm and inviting gastropub located in the heart is the ideal gathering place to indulge in and cold pint of Creemore beer. Beer specials are available daily and brewed on site. The trendy décor creates a lively atmosphere, and the downstairs room offers ping pong tables and foosball for a fun night out. Enjoy one of their rotating pints on tap or sample four with a flight.King Taps What pairs better with gourmet pizza than a cold pint of beer? King Taps combines the best of both worlds in an upscale sports bar with 50 rotating beers on tap. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto at King and Bay, King Taps features live music, late-night specials (including half priced pizza after 9pm) and weekend brunches. Weather its date night or just a Tuesday night there’s always a reason to visit King Taps.Betty’s This low-key relaxed bar is the perfect Toronto joint to enjoy your preferred type of beer. Their eclectic menu combining roasted crickets, nachos, pad thai and more, pairs perfectly with a cold pint. Frequently visited by George Brown students, Betty’s is the ultimate dive bar to share a pitcher of their house lager, or one of their many rotating craft beers.Bar Hop For premier local craft beer search no further than Bar Hop. With three locations and 36 craft brews on tap, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with the perfect pint. Their constantly rotating draft beers, collaborations and seasonal selections mean there’s always a new beer to sample. While their complimenting food and excellent customer service means you’re guaranteed a great time, every time.Tall Boys Craft Beer House If tall boys are your jam, the Tall Boys Craft Beer House should be considered a must visit. With the largest Ontario craft beer selection in the city, this Bloor Street West bar works exclusively with small independent breweries to offer premium craft beer you’re guaranteed to love. Combined with handmade “craft food” including smash burgers, and traditional pub fare, there’s something for everyone at Tall Boys Craft Beer House.Stout Irish Pub We couldn’t have a list of places to drink beer without featuring an Irish pub and this Cabbagetown staple has been a beer lovers favourite for years. From their impressive list of draught and bottled beer, to their traditional pub fare, you can rely on Stout for quality food and beer every visit. Looking for more entertainment? Visit on Mondays or Tuesdays to test your knowledge with trivia.