Welcome To Castro’s Lounge

We are a cozy, independently-owned bar and live-music venue nestled along Queen Street East in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood. With an ever-changing selection of craft beers, live shows every Thursday through Sunday, and 249 historical photos on our walls guaranteed to spark conversation, there’s no better place to kick back.



Great Atmosphere


Unique Venue


Neighbourhood Vibe

Why Castro’s ?

We’ve been serving the Beach for a long time.

Years In Operation
Bands Have Played Here
Of Beers Served

Castro’s Lounge has been celebrating the diversity of its patrons, musicians and staff for over twenty years. We welcome people of all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, religions and political stripes, and whether you’re looking for a quiet pint, friendly locals or a laid-back date spot, we’ve got you covered. Our fantastic staff serve until 2 AM most nights of the year – come check us out!  

Just Some Of The Cool Bands You Might See!

Castro's Stories

Click on the videos below to see and hear just some quick snippets of the great bands that play here

Contact Us


2116 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E 1E2

Phone (416) 699-8272


Monday-Thursday 3pm-2am

Friday-Sunday 12pm-2am