Patio Drinks and Snacks For $6 or Less
Tumblers of wine, pork puffs and popcorn are all cheap and cheerful patio snacks that won't break the bank.
National on 8th.
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Weekend mimosas at Alforno Bakery & Cafe
On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, Alforno serves its mimosas, Bellinis and Caesars for $5 a glass. Or, dip into the limoncello for $6 anytime.
Tumblers of wine at Cannibale
Most of the cocktails here will set you back $12. They are worth it, but if what you want is the Cannibale atmosphere and something less expensive to sip on, opt for a tumbler of wine. The tumblers are $6 for 5 ounces and you can choose red, white or rosé. Pair it with some bar nuts for $5.
Happy hour pizza at Cibo
On weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m., Cibo serves up pizzas, wine and Millstreet beer for $5 each.
Piggy puffs at Cleaver
Cleaver's bar snacks or all inexpensive nibbles, including the piggy puffs with malt vinegar mayo ($5), the grilled cheese with tomato dip ($4), candied bacon ($4.50) and spiced olives ($5.50).
Corndogs at Container Bar
Container Bar also has a bar snacks menu where everything costs $5. That section of the menu includes salted chicken skin, crispy pigs ears, fried almonds, duck fat potato chips, corndogs and spiced buttered popcorn. If $2 is more your budget, mixed nuts or candy will cost you a toonie.
Ballpark snacks at Home & Away
Nibble on candied nuts, popcorn or pickles for $4 each at Home & Away. Or, get all three for $10. Most of the beer here costs less than $6.
Pink Sun at Laurier Lounge
The Pink Sun is a tasty drink made of sparkling wine, grapefruit juice and creme de cassis for $5.50 a glass. Laurier Lounge also has $5 highballs, wine for $5.50 per glass and several bottles of beer for $6.
25 cent ounces at National on 8th
National on 8th's patio happy hour happens daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and include buck-a-shuck oysters and all the beverages on tap for $25 cents an ounce.
4 x 6 at Raw Bar
From Monday to Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Raw Bar serves its happy hour menu that includes four $6 specials, including wine, beer, cocktails and small plates.