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Kensington Market is just to the west of Chinatown and is the bohemian heart of Canada, based in a multicultural history it is now a flurry of independent stores, restaurants, bars and shops that bring the world's foods to one tightly knit...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bounded by Dundas St., Spadina Ave., Baldwin St., and Augusta Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after Trip Advisor recommendation but can’t say I’d go back again, although I do wonder if I went too early before it really got started. Few eccentric little streets and the food looked delicious but didn’t feel that safe there, had 2 different...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 244ashleighl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still great place for tourists and teens. Skateboard shops, burritos and bongs clustered alongside a few remnants of the past like cheese shops, fishmongers. And the like. It's gentrifying quickly and the lattes are flowing. Sad, but still a little left. Lots of food now....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cubbyv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kensington Market is a network of small, eclectic streets near Toronto's main Chinatown. There are tons of great food shops, and restaurants, as well as some cool gift and clothing shops. Just wander around, popping in and out of places!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaraFromToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great little area to walk about and snack while you browse many stores and eateries. Be amazed at the small crazy shops you may encounter Food food and more food to share. You need time here. Clothing shops to bar supply store, and all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area may not be the prettiest but I lived in China for several years and I can honestly say that this reminds me of the back lanes of Shanghai. The busyness, the bicycles, the old people following traditional ways of keeping street stalls, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kensington Market is it’s own little world, filled with great stores and finds. There’s lots of thrift stores and deals to be had. Great variety of food, from restaurants and bars to grocery stores. Yes there’s graffiti and older houses converted into stores but it’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super cool bohemian atmosphere, delicious food all over the place. We loved the dumplings at Rasta Pasta! Lots of shop to browse and people to watch.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank F1426GHdavidp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grab a warm patty at the golden patty and walk around. Lots too see. Allot of odd shops and variety stores. Some real run down places but all good. Next to Chinatown for some more adventure. Good for an afternoon stroll.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LLHH
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is something for everyone here. From coffee shops to small markets. And the scenery was beautiful of course. Worth visiting and it’s down the street from China Town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zairarebollar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So much character in this area. Amazing thrift shopping, great food to be had... I just love this area

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tbomb13
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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
...More
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Response from F1426GHdavidp | Reviewed this property |
Yup. Show up hungry!
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