Where to Pre-Game, Post-Game and Watch the Game in Toronto
He shoots, he scores… a good deal, that is!
When it comes time to enjoy the big game, Toronto fans know how to make the most out of cheering on their favourite team. For a pre-game meal just steps from Scotiabank Arena and the Rogers Centre to the best places to watch and where to celebrate with post-game drinks, O&B has got deals across the board during Leafs and Raptors home games. We’ve rounded up the best game night (and day!) happenings across the city where die-hard fans and spectators alike can get in on the action.
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One York Street, 110 Harbour Street
Conveniently located inside The Second City‘s new flagship location in Toronto’s buzzing downtown core, visit The Bentwood, managed by O&B, for epic eats and daily drink deals. A quick escalator ride up to the third floor of the One York Street building unlocks access to shareable apps, jacked nachos, flavour-packed handhelds and more. Get pumped for the game with their Double Features (select mains and a pint for just $25) or enjoy a fast and fresh Three-course Prix Fixe for only $45.
And that’s not all… drink up because Happy Hour takes place daily from 5–7pm in the theatre lounge. A hub for hungry diners (not just showgoers!), The Bentwood offers direct PATH access to the TTC, GO Transit, VIA Rail, and the Union-Pearson Express, making it an easy stopover for fans across the city.
6 minute walk to Scotiabank Arena. Accessible via The PATH.
4 Front St. E
Whether you’re gearing up to enjoy a night of live sports or you’re just in it for the steak, Toronto fans can dig into the game day special at Biff’s Bistro before any home hockey or basketball game. From 5pm ’til the game starts, enjoy a 16oz rib eye steak for two served with frites, green beans, Béarnaise sauce and red wine jus for $95.
For just a toonie a piece, enjoy $2 oysters daily from 2–6pm with the purchase of a bottle of wine (while supplies last) or swing by for Cocktail Hour every Monday to Friday from 2-7pm and Saturday and Sunday from 4-7pm to sip on $12 “Biff’s Favourites” cocktails. Although the best deal might be their parking — a steal at just $3 after 5:30pm on weekdays and all day on weekends at 33 Yonge. Simply call prior to your arrival and ask for the code to enter at your pay station.
6 minute walk to Scotiabank Arena.
Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, Yonge & Front
33 Yonge St.
A little game day fun never hurt anyone! Whether you’re looking to grab a post-work drink or some brews and bites near the action, O&B Café Grill, Yonge & Front has got you covered. During Leafs and Raptors home games, dig into the Game Day Burger, a delicious deal at just $24, or get fired up with a $6 Slap Shot or Three-Pointer, two tasty specialty shots.
And don’t forget Happy Hour! From specials on frosty pre-game beers to signature cocktails and wine, there’s a go-to feature for every taste daily from 2–6pm. Plus, enjoy underground parking for $3 at 33 Yonge after 5:30pm on weeknights and all day on weekends when you call ahead for the code!
6 minute walk to Scotiabank Arena.
18 Wellington St. W
When it comes to Leafs and Raptors fans, residents of The Six are known to go big or go home. In that spirit, Jump’s mouth-watering game night special Mixed Grill for Two definitely fits the bill. Featuring a whole smoked barbecue beef rib, grilled German sausage, and lamb sirloin steak, served with butter-whipped heritage squash and potatoes, braised red cabbage, crispy Brussels sprouts, mustard, pickles, and jus, this delicious $155 feature is a available when Toronto is on home ice or court.
Plus, check out Jump’s Happy Hour deals Monday to Friday from 2–5pm and buck-a-shuck oysters every Friday from 2pm–close. Skip the hassle (and the cost) of parking in the core and park at Jump for only $2 from Monday-Friday after 5pm and on Saturdays after 3pm.
7 minute walk to Scotiabank Arena. Accessible via The PATH.
The Rabbit Hole
21 Adelaide St W.
Still a short walk from the hub of the action, hop on down to The Rabbit Hole and wet your whistle before (or after) game night gets underway. Located at the foot of Scotia Plaza Tower, stop by for Happy Hour where some of the best drink deals in the area are flowing Monday to Friday from 3–6pm and Wednesday to Friday from 8:30pm, and all day Saturday. Cheers to some serious savings on select draught beer, select wines, plus Rabbit Hole favourite cocktails.
Hungry? Dig into some hearty British pub fare like Steak and Mushroom Pie and Ale-battered Halibut & Chips. Fancy a snack? You can’t miss the Scotch Egg, Welsh Rarebit and Beef Tartare.
10 minute walk to Scotiabank Arena. Accessible via The PATH.
176 Yonge St.
Offering all-day dining at the corner of Yonge and Richmond, enjoy South American-inspired flavours at Leña for vibrant eats and delicious drinks in the downtown core. Nibble on bar bites as you take in its stylish design, warm character, and lively tunes every Monday to Saturday from 2:30–5pm during Happy Hour or slink downstairs and check out Bar Lala for even more opportunities to sip and save. In the mood for dinner? Chef Doug Penfold’s shareable small plates, inventive appetizers, seafood and entrées are imaginative yet rooted in tradition.
14 minute walk to Scotiabank Arena. Accessible via The PATH.
Watch with Us or Stop by Post-Game
Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery
42 Liberty St.
Elevating game night to a whole new level, there’s no better place in Liberty Village to watch your favourite team take on the competition. Serving up epic BBQ, mouth-watering burgers and Yorkie Pudding + Corn Chip Nachos to solo fans and team-sized groups, Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery’s TV-clad brewpub has got it all. Pull up a chair at the bar or watch from the dining room and enjoy Happy Hour drink deals from 2–6pm Tuesday to Friday and 11am–6pm Saturday and Sunday! Once the game ends, stick around to celebrate (or…drown your sorrows). Catching a TFC, Argos or Marlies game? Stop in on your way to or from BMO Field and Coca-Cola Coliseum.
There you have it, Toronto — a play-by-play of some of the city’s best spots to celebrate all things sports, whether you like to pre-game, post-game or simply enjoy the game! What are you waiting for? It’s game on!