Sure, it'd be nice to go to a bar where everybody knows your name, but we're big fans of checking out new spots too.
In the slideshow below, we list 20 of our favourite Toronto bars that simply can't be beat. From hipster breweries to mega-sports bars to trendy tiki bars, you're bound to find the perfect place for a pint (or cocktail) on this list.
Earlier this year, the New York Times named Toronto one of the top travel destinations for 2016, citing the city's stylish neighbourhoods and bustling bar scene as reasons New Yorkers should make the trek north of the border. And in 2014, Toronto's West Queen West neighbourhood gained international attention when Vogue named it one of 15 coolest neighbourhoods in the world.
What's your favourite Toronto bar? Let us know in the comments below.