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Guidebook for Toronto

Food Scene
The best pad thai in town and friendly owners!
Tibet Café and Bar
51 Kensington Ave
The best pad thai in town and friendly owners!
Vegan, organic and lots of love.
Loving Hut
140 Spadina Avenue
Vegan, organic and lots of love.
LOVE this restaurant. Amazing, no fuss Italian, open till 7pm only!
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Fusaro's Italian Kitchen
147 Spadina Ave
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LOVE this restaurant. Amazing, no fuss Italian, open till 7pm only!
Out of the way and a bit worn but very good and authentic sushi with a great vegetarian menu too.
Rikishi Japanese Restaurant
833 Bloor Street West
Out of the way and a bit worn but very good and authentic sushi with a great vegetarian menu too.
Jules is an authentic bistro and a charming man :) Nice patio right on Spadina.
Jules Bistro Cafe
Jules is an authentic bistro and a charming man :) Nice patio right on Spadina.
If you like fish, fish tacos, fish sandwiches and a nice atmosphere this place is very very close.
The One That Got Away
581 King Street West
If you like fish, fish tacos, fish sandwiches and a nice atmosphere this place is very very close.
Classic late-night Chinese food.
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Swatow Restaurant
309 Spadina Ave
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Classic late-night Chinese food.
yummy food and a beautiful place. Great for a date :)
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Peter Pan Bistro
373 Queen Street West
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yummy food and a beautiful place. Great for a date :)
Delicious slices.
Pizzaiolo Gourmet Pizza
521 King Street West
Delicious slices.
Italian, very cool and good.
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Terroni
720 Queen St W
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Italian, very cool and good.
Great place! All around comfortable.
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Tequila Bookworm
512 Queen St W
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Great place! All around comfortable.
Ethiopian cuisine, freshly roasted coffee and gracious service.
Addis Ababa Restaurant
1184 Queen Street West
Ethiopian cuisine, freshly roasted coffee and gracious service.
Oysters!
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Oyster Boy
872 Queen St W
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Oysters!
My favourite neighbourhood coffee place. Friendly, comfortable and good brew!
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Jimmy's Coffee
100 Portland St
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My favourite neighbourhood coffee place. Friendly, comfortable and good brew!
Vegan cuisine, gorgeous place.
Fressen
478 Queen Street West
Vegan cuisine, gorgeous place.
Inexpensive and popular place.
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Java House
537 Queen St W
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Inexpensive and popular place.
So many screens and lovely staff.
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The Football Factory
164 Bathurst St
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So many screens and lovely staff.
Famous Susur Lee chef. Exotic. Expensive.
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Lee
601 King St W
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Famous Susur Lee chef. Exotic. Expensive.
Classic neighbourhood resto and bar. Patio. Famous brunch and generally a great hangout. Nice lighting, very cosy. Excellent and a short walk away.
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Old York Bar Grill
167 Niagara St
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Classic neighbourhood resto and bar. Patio. Famous brunch and generally a great hangout. Nice lighting, very cosy. Excellent and a short walk away.
Trendy, very.
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Brassaii
461 King St W
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Trendy, very.
Fantastic fish n chips right across from the beautiful Trinity Bellwoods Park. Eat and watch locals relax :)
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Hooky's Fish and Chips
893 Queen St W
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Fantastic fish n chips right across from the beautiful Trinity Bellwoods Park. Eat and watch locals relax :)
The best roti in town. Bar none.
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Gandhi Indian Cuisine
554 Queen Street West
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The best roti in town. Bar none.
Open all night in the old club district, yummy burritos.
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Burrito Boyz
224 Adelaide St W
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Open all night in the old club district, yummy burritos.
Incredible menu, Persian food!!
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Pomegranate Restaurant
418 College St
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Incredible menu, Persian food!!
Icon diner. A bit over-rated imho.
MARS FOOD
432 College Street
Icon diner. A bit over-rated imho.
Love this place.Near the AGO, off of McCaul is Baldwin Street, a lovely street, especially in the summer, and John's Italian Cafe is awesome. Famous pizza!!
John's Italian Caffe
27 Baldwin Street
Love this place.Near the AGO, off of McCaul is Baldwin Street, a lovely street, especially in the summer, and John's Italian Cafe is awesome. Famous pizza!!
In an old bank building, very swanky sushi!
KATANA ON BAY
668 King Street West
In an old bank building, very swanky sushi!
Historical building and bar - I believe Toronto's very first pub. Excellent patio, and if you need a shot of televised big-screen sports look no further. Classic.
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Wheat Sheaf Tavern
667 King St W
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Historical building and bar - I believe Toronto's very first pub. Excellent patio, and if you need a shot of televised big-screen sports look no further. Classic.
Something about this place... call first to make sure they are open. Last time I was there the original King Kong was quietly playing on a discreet TV. Great food!
Politica Resto Bar
127 Strachan Avenue
Something about this place... call first to make sure they are open. Last time I was there the original King Kong was quietly playing on a discreet TV. Great food!
This King West entry focuses on farm-to-table cuisine with a feel-go vibe. Upscale.
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Marben
488 Wellington St W
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This King West entry focuses on farm-to-table cuisine with a feel-go vibe. Upscale.
Pretty good Thai and very close by. Affordable too. Mango salad is good!
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Coco Rice Thai Cuisine
669 King St W
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Pretty good Thai and very close by. Affordable too. Mango salad is good!
Must admit I've not been here but it's on my list! Looks amazing and has only good reviews. Cozy. Lovely too.
Niagara Street Cafe
169 Niagara Street
Must admit I've not been here but it's on my list! Looks amazing and has only good reviews. Cozy. Lovely too.
I've not been but it is said that Wvrst is the new King West version of a Munich-style beer hall, takes a simple concept and provides enormous variety...
Wvrst
609 King Street West
I've not been but it is said that Wvrst is the new King West version of a Munich-style beer hall, takes a simple concept and provides enormous variety...
Close, good.
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Portland Variety
587 King St W
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Close, good.
Backed goods, coffee, bread.
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Zoe's Toronto
548 King Street West
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Backed goods, coffee, bread.
Italian food. Nice rooftop patio too.
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Buca
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Italian food. Nice rooftop patio too.
Italian and popular. Good outdoor patios.
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Gusto 101
101 Portland St
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Italian and popular. Good outdoor patios.
Vegan! Organic! Ignore the television programming but the food is good if you're after clean and healthy.
Loving Hut
140 Spadina Ave
Vegan! Organic! Ignore the television programming but the food is good if you're after clean and healthy.
Closest Greek resto if in the mood for Greek food. In the theater district.
Penelope Restaurant
225 King St W
Closest Greek resto if in the mood for Greek food. In the theater district.
In the TIFF Bell Lightbox complex. I liked the tagine and it's a cool place. Great if you're going to see a film in the building.
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O&B Canteen
330 King St W
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In the TIFF Bell Lightbox complex. I liked the tagine and it's a cool place. Great if you're going to see a film in the building.
Everything Else
Yoga!!
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Downward Dog Yoga Centre
735 Queen St W
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Yoga!!
Catch a ferry to the island! A 7 minute boat ride any time of year.
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Îles de Toronto
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Catch a ferry to the island! A 7 minute boat ride any time of year.
Not feeling well? This walk-in clinic can help.
QSMC - Chiropractic Clinic
Not feeling well? This walk-in clinic can help.
Swim, work out. Nice Y.
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West End YMCA
931 College St
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Swim, work out. Nice Y.
LOVE this park!!! People, dogs, kites, tennis, swimming, skating! FUN!!
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Parc Trinity Bellwoods
790 Queen St W
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LOVE this park!!! People, dogs, kites, tennis, swimming, skating! FUN!!
Emergencies here.
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Toronto Western Hospital - Memory Clinic
399 Bathurst St
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Emergencies here.
Emergencies here.
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The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave
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Emergencies here.
Emergencies here.
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Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Ave
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Emergencies here.
Not feeling well? This walk-in clinic can help.
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
168 Bathurst St
Not feeling well? This walk-in clinic can help.
Nice neighbourhood park.
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Victoria Memorial Square
10 Niagara St
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Nice neighbourhood park.
Spoil yourself like they do in the therapeutic baths of Morocco, Turkey, Tunisia and Spain, starting with a hearty dose of steam. Luxury right around the corner!!
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Hammam Spa
602 King St W
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Spoil yourself like they do in the therapeutic baths of Morocco, Turkey, Tunisia and Spain, starting with a hearty dose of steam. Luxury right around the corner!!
It’s all about the water. Great packages!
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Body Blitz Spa West
471 Adelaide St W
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It’s all about the water. Great packages!
Chocolate! Good chocolate!
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SOMA Chocolatemaker
443 King St W
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Chocolate! Good chocolate!
Decent selection of beer, wine, alcohol.
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LCBO
415 King St W
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Decent selection of beer, wine, alcohol.
Large
The Gym at 99 Sudbury
99 Sudbury St
Large
Gym. Close. Trainers.
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Totum Life Science: King
445 King St W
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Gym. Close. Trainers.
Drinks & Nightlife
Neighbourhood pub, close and very friendly.
Bar Wellington
520 Wellington Street West
Neighbourhood pub, close and very friendly.
Classic large patio.
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The Black Bull
298 Queen St W
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Classic large patio.
Drinks, food, rooftop, music in a boutique hotel. Very cool.
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The Drake Hotel
1150 Queen St W
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Drinks, food, rooftop, music in a boutique hotel. Very cool.
Icon. Flash from the past, specifically the 80's artscene watering hall and performance space. Any time of day.
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The Cameron House
408 Queen St W
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Icon. Flash from the past, specifically the 80's artscene watering hall and performance space. Any time of day.
Toronto icon, old hotel recently renovated and now rather trendy. Worth checking out for its architecture and vibe. Lovely place.
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Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen St W
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Toronto icon, old hotel recently renovated and now rather trendy. Worth checking out for its architecture and vibe. Lovely place.
Posh and swanky across the street from home. I've never been but the rooftop lounge could be cool. There's an all night resto on premises too. Nice for a drink perhaps.
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Thompson Toronto
550 Wellington St W
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Posh and swanky across the street from home. I've never been but the rooftop lounge could be cool. There's an all night resto on premises too. Nice for a drink perhaps.
Essentials
Groceries near home. Expensive side but very good and very fresh.
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Fresh & Wild Food Market
69 Spadina Ave
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Groceries near home. Expensive side but very good and very fresh.
Simply amazing. Go there. Very inexpensive produce, cafes, lively streets and vintage if you like.
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Kensington Market
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Simply amazing. Go there. Very inexpensive produce, cafes, lively streets and vintage if you like.
Excellent selection of groceries and take out foods. Organic too.
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Loblaws
585 Queen St W
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Excellent selection of groceries and take out foods. Organic too.
Arts & Culture
Movies, first run, lots and lots. Big too.
Swipe Design books + objects
Movies, first run, lots and lots. Big too.
Festival theatre, movies, shows and a gift store.
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TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King St W
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Festival theatre, movies, shows and a gift store.
Lots of galleries and an amazing old building with a green roof that's open only till 5pm in the summer (the roof). Highly recommend a walk around.
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401 Richmond St W
401 Richmond St W
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Lots of galleries and an amazing old building with a green roof that's open only till 5pm in the summer (the roof). Highly recommend a walk around.
Art Gallery of Ontario.
Ago
317 Dundas Street West
Art Gallery of Ontario.
Great gallery. then just walk west and find more smaller galleries. Very nice walk and lots to see!
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Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada
158 Sterling Rd
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Great gallery. then just walk west and find more smaller galleries. Very nice walk and lots to see!
Right on the waterfront and a great walk. Check website for current shows but highly recommend. Skating in the winter!!
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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
231 Queens Quay W
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Right on the waterfront and a great walk. Check website for current shows but highly recommend. Skating in the winter!!
Movies, first run, lots and lots. Big too.
Leo's Textiles
Movies, first run, lots and lots. Big too.
Awesome repertory cinema on College Street which is also a very cool neighbourhood with lots of eateries, bars etc. Little Italy. http://www.theroyal.to/
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Royal Cinema
608 College St
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Awesome repertory cinema on College Street which is also a very cool neighbourhood with lots of eateries, bars etc. Little Italy. http://www.theroyal.to/
The oldest and perhaps the finest repertory cinema in Toronto. On Bloor street west - the Annex - which is also a very cool neighbourhood with lots of eateries, bars etc. http://bloorcinema.com/
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Bloor Cinema
506 Bloor St W
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The oldest and perhaps the finest repertory cinema in Toronto. On Bloor street west - the Annex - which is also a very cool neighbourhood with lots of eateries, bars etc. http://bloorcinema.com/
Movies, first run, lots and lots. Big too.
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Scotiabank Theatre Toronto
259 Richmond St W
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Movies, first run, lots and lots. Big too.
Shopping
The best outdoor clothing and gear store in town. Must go.
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MEC Toronto
400 King St W
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The best outdoor clothing and gear store in town. Must go.
This is the Fashion District and just up on Queen are numerous amazing textile stores with broad and interesting stock. Inexpensive. Start at Leo's and walk west. Look both sides!
Trendy Fabric
This is the Fashion District and just up on Queen are numerous amazing textile stores with broad and interesting stock. Inexpensive. Start at Leo's and walk west. Look both sides!
The coolest and likely oldest art supply store in TO. Check it out.
Gwartzman's Art Supplies
448 Spadina Avenue
The coolest and likely oldest art supply store in TO. Check it out.
Vinyl!!!
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Rotate This
186 Ossington Ave
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Vinyl!!!
Vinyl!!! Gear!!! Cool store.
Moog Audio
442 Queen St W
Vinyl!!! Gear!!! Cool store.
Kiehl's if you like it.
Kiehl's
407 Queen Street West
Kiehl's if you like it.
Like to knit? Go here.
Romni Wools
658 Queen Street West
Like to knit? Go here.
Great store, name says it all.
Come As You Are Co-operative
701 Queen Street West
Great store, name says it all.
Another Toronto icon and a mecca for surplus electronics, blinking lights and things you'd never expect to find.
Active Surplus Electronics
347 Queen Street West
Another Toronto icon and a mecca for surplus electronics, blinking lights and things you'd never expect to find.
Anything to do with PC's and Macs + peripherals can be found on the College strip just west of Spadina. Famously so. Walk and check out the many stores.
Jump+ - Apple premium Retailer (Toronto)
275 College Street
Anything to do with PC's and Macs + peripherals can be found on the College strip just west of Spadina. Famously so. Walk and check out the many stores.
The narrowest and I think coolest hardware store in town. Where they pack the stuff away I'm not sure but go and ask for anything -- odds are they'll have it.
Jacobs Hardware
The narrowest and I think coolest hardware store in town. Where they pack the stuff away I'm not sure but go and ask for anything -- odds are they'll have it.
Best window displays in town and an amazing store/experience by designer Pam Chorley. Fancy, fun, eclectic and cool!
Fashion Crimes
322 Queen Street West
Best window displays in town and an amazing store/experience by designer Pam Chorley. Fancy, fun, eclectic and cool!
Excellent contemporary design collection
Design Within Reach
435 King Street West
Excellent contemporary design collection