Top 10 Toronto Raptors Sports Bars

Scotiabank Center (lower left) in downtown Toronto, Ontario, is home of the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association and the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. Photo Credit:

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If you can’t attend the NBA playoffs in person, there are many sports bars in Toronto that broadcast Toronto Raptors games. These are some of the best Toronto Raptors sports bars in Toronto, where you can root for the Raptors in the company of other Raptor fans.

Toronto Raptors Team History

The Toronto Raptors are a professional Canadian basketball team. They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The Raptors play home games at Scotiabank Arena. It is located in the South Core section of downtown Toronto, Ontario.

In addition to the Raptors, the multi-purpose arena also hosts the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Toronto Rock of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The arena was formerly known as Air Canada Centre.

The Toronto Raptors were founded in 1995. They have won six division titles but no conference titles. The basketball team has yet to win an NBA championship. Could this be their lucky year?

Best Toronto Raptors Sports Bars

Here are 10 of the best sports bars in Toronto to root for the Toronto Raptors – next to Scotiabank Arena, of course.

  1. Real Sports Bar & Grill – Maple Leaf Square, 15 York Street, Toronto, Ontario.
  2. Huricanes Roadhouse – 963 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
  3. The Dock Ellis – 1280 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
  4. Original’s Ale House – 1660 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
  5. 817 Sports Bar & Grill – 817 Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario.
  6. Rally O’Connor – 1660 O’Connor Drive, North York, Ontario.
  7. Round the Horn – 331 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, Ontario,
  8. Two Dogs Bar – 1620 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
  9. The Loose Moose – 146 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
  10. Striker Sports Bar – 31 St. Joseph Street, Toronto, Ontario.

Not all of these watch bars are exclusively Toronto Raptors sports bars, but they do tend to attract lots of Raptors fans on game day.

Sometimes fans migrate to other bars, sometimes bars close, and sometimes they are booked for special events.

Always call sports bars ahead to make sure that the game you want to watch will be broadcast.

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This list of the best Toronto Raptors sports bars is part of a series of posts on sports bars for fans of NBA teams.


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