There is nothing more delicious than sharing a pitcher of refreshing sangria with friends on a hot summer day. Loaded with red or white wine, fresh fruit, and plenty of ice (plus a few extra spirits if you’re really thirsty), sangria is a classic drink that originated in Spain and Portugal.
Here are five places to grab a pitcher (or two) of sangria in town!
Check out this authentic Mexican hotspot on Adelaide Street for tacos, fries and guac and, of course, delicious sangria made with tempranillo, triple sec and squirt for just $ 9. Campechano’s sangria is packed with juicy, seasonal fruits, including Ontario peaches, strawberries and apples.
In Barsa Taberna, near the Saint-Laurent market, you can choose from a list of five different types of sangria: blanco, rosado, tinto, cava and mangria, with delicious ingredients like blueberry, mint, fresh cucumber and blackberries. Prices range from $ 30 to $ 55.
Located on Cumberland Street in the Yorkville neighborhood, Bar Reyna serves a variety of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties like tapas, delicious savory fries made in the style of Arabic, Spanish, Greek or Italian cuisine, and the tastier halloumi. All of these dishes pair perfectly with a refreshing glass of sangria! Reyna’s sangria is made with Prosecco, sherry, Cointreau, Havana Club rum, tropical passion fruit and fresh fruit. Prices range from $ 15 for 2.25 ounces to $ 56 for 90 ounces.
If you are looking for traditional Spanish tapas in an ultra-romantic setting, Patria is your best choice in the city. With a dimly lit atmosphere tucked away from King St. like a secret hideaway, Patria is the perfect place to relax with a glass or two of red, white or cava sangria with lush ingredients like pear nectar, poached apple. and cranberry. Prices range from $ 14 to $ 38.
As one of the city’s most beloved Italian restaurants, Trattoria Nervosa is a top destination for sangria. Try their famous beer in red or white for $ 14.99 a glass or $ 45.99 a pitcher, and pair it with a delicious pizza or one of their pasta.