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Things to do in Dovercourt Park, Old Toronto

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cupcake Shop
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“Croissants, cakes, cookies, ice cream. My favourite is the ice cream sandwich because they can make it with gluten-free cookies and vegan ice cream. I love seeing all the grown-ups (and kids) chomping down on their treats on the benches outside. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“Reliable Comedy joint for some good laughs. Contact and plan to see a show.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“One of the best places to get a cup of java. The pasteries are not made in house but still amazing. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Toronto has lot of vegan option but The Hogtown Vegan is definitely one of the most famous!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great pizza, very cool retro arcade upstairs (think pinball machines, bowling and basketball...all for 0.25$) and there is great local beers on tap too. Highly recommend.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious, carefully prepared, locally sourced food that any foodie would LOVE. You usually need a reservation and it is on the quite expensive side, but you will not be disappointed!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Brewery
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“I’m not even a beer drinker but I love this place for cosy snacks (blistered shishito peppers a must!), nice staff and fabulous artisanal beer. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Fabulous Middle Eastern, Tahini made right on the premises. Everything they serve is divine. Short Uber Ride from Casa Wychwood.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“bar in the front, live performances in the back.good sound system and reasonably priced.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
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“1 minute walk around the corner. Amazing croissants and other pastries. Lattes and other coffee beverages. Great teas as well.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Best japanese sushi place in the city. It just happens to be on my block. ...And it just happens to have my favourite Korean dish on the menu - chap chae or jap jae. yum!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“for a great selection of toiletries and pharmacy items and everything else!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Library
“Beautiful architecture. Restored old with modern addition. Great children's section as well.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“Enterprise is a well-run, international car rental agency with a terrific staff that never keeps you waiting long (though it can be very busy before 9 am). The location on Dovercourt Road is the closest to us. A fifteen-minute walk--or Enterprise will come by and pick you up. Closed on Sundays and after noon on Saturday, so plan your rental accordingly.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Another great brunch option and fun bar as well! Also has a huge variety of vegan and vegetarian options.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Great think crust pizza and delicious gelato. Has a nice patio for warm days to enjoy a beer or a coffee. ”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Toronto has lot of vegan option but The Hogtown Vegan is definitely one of the most famous!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious, carefully prepared, locally sourced food that any foodie would LOVE. You usually need a reservation and it is on the quite expensive side, but you will not be disappointed!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Brewery
“I’m not even a beer drinker but I love this place for cosy snacks (blistered shishito peppers a must!), nice staff and fabulous artisanal beer. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Fabulous Middle Eastern, Tahini made right on the premises. Everything they serve is divine. Short Uber Ride from Casa Wychwood.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Best japanese sushi place in the city. It just happens to be on my block. ...And it just happens to have my favourite Korean dish on the menu - chap chae or jap jae. yum!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Another great brunch option and fun bar as well! Also has a huge variety of vegan and vegetarian options.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Diner
“Relaxed nighttime joint, an old diner turned into hip restaurant with great ribs. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic Portuguese rotisserie - super typical of the neighbourhood and a great choice for cheap eats you can take home. Don't forget the hot sauce!”
  • 17 locals recommend

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