Best Activity Bars In Toronto
Best Activity Bars In Toronto

Best Activity Bars In Toronto

Drinks best served with a little competition!


Published February 04, 2020

We’ve all had that night out where everyone was excited to head to the bars, yet all you did was stand around with a cold one in your hand. At these enticing activity bars in Toronto, it would be nearly impossible to be stuck without something to do. From adult arcade games, to in-house bowling lanes, these activity bars are a must visit if you want to add a little competition to a night out.

Rec Room

 
 
 
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Release your inner competitive side at the Rec Room, where 40,000 feet of arcade games and cold drinks await you. Housed in a former industrial building in the heart of the city, the adult funhouse is a terrific idea for an immersive night out. Experience virtual reality, nibble on Canadian-inspired cuisine, and enjoy a pint or two at this social playground.

Where:
Rec Room at 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3M9
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Tilt

 
 
 
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Take a blast to the past in Toronto’s largest retro arcade bar, featuring over 50 vintage arcade and pinball machines! What’s even better, is each game is set to free play, so you can play the night away as you enjoy their extensive beer and food selection. With childhood favourites like N64 and Sega Genesis, Tilt is bound to be a nostalgic experience for video game lovers alike.

Where:
824 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1V3
For more information.

The Ballroom

 
 
 
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Grab a lane and flex your bowling skills at the Ballroom, the city’s premier entertainment ‘alley’. With dozens of TVs and the opportunity to reserve your own private lane, the Ballroom is a great way to catch the game while throwing some tipsy strikes with your friends.

Where:
45 John St, Toronto, ON M5V 2E4
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Spin

 
 
 
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Step on up to one of Spin’s 12 ping-pong tables, and compete with friends and locals over some cold brews. From leisurely boozy games to Spin’s very own competitive league, the ping pong social club is your destination for a night of good sportsmanship and even better drinks.

Where: 461 King Street West Lower Level, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4

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LOB Toronto


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At LOB Toronto, they believe that ‘spirited competition fosters the best kind of camaraderie between friends’, and that is exactly what takes place here. Booze and bocce. Housing a 9-hole bocce course, paired with an 80-seat resto-bar, this is the place to be for boozy bocce enthusiasts. Complimentary drinks and snacks are provided during gameplay, with a fair game fee of $20 per person for the night.

Where: 101 - 100 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON M4M 3H3
For more information.

Par-Tee-Putt

 
 
 
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It’s a par-tee over at Toronto’s mini-golf bar that features 27 themed holes. Tee off over some refreshing drinks and hot bites, as you aim for that hole-in-one with a buzz on. This is definitely the city’s top social golfing experience, ‘par none’.

Where: 26 Duncan St, Toronto, ON M5V 2B8
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Wegz Stadium Bar


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Take your chances on a big bet, as you watch and wager anything from horse racing to sports matches. Beat the odds as you witness the results over large screens and an even larger food and drinks menu. Take a break and enjoy some foosball and billiards, in this massive, sports lovers haven.

Where: 2601 Rutherford Rd, Concord, ON L4K 2N6
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Stout Irish Pub 

 
 
 
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Test your knowledge at this trivia-themed Irish pub with local brews and beer tastings. Voted Toronto’s best craft beer selection, and also offering board games galore, Stout has become one of the city’s most popular destinations for a night out. Taste your way through Stout’s ‘brewniverse’ of beers while showing off your intelligence.

Where: 221 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5A 2L2
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Bangarang

 
 
 
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Try to hold steady as you knock back cocktails and play free-of-charge billiard games at Bangarang. From bean bag tosses, to a game called ‘sjoelen’ that involves sliding wooden pucks, these are games that anyone can manage playing even after one or two, or more, drinks. With punny drinks like ‘The Old Kanye’ and fried chicken from ‘PG Clucks,’ what more could you ask for at a bar?

Where: 552 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B1
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Bar Plus+


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Hit the high notes and perform a drunken duet as you reserve your very own private karaoke lounge with bottle service. This is your opportunity to grab the mic and take the stage, as you let out your inner star. Bar Plus is undoubtedly Toronto’s premier karaoke bar destination in the heart of downtown! 

Where: 360 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1S5
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