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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.

“Considered Toronto’s entertainment district , most of the cities most popular restaurants, lounges and night clubs are located here. A few of my favorite restaurants are Patria (contemporary Spanish cuisine), Lees (celebrity chef SuSur Lees asian inspired fusion) and Rodneys Oyster house (if you enjoy fresh seafood). ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“This is something that the avid influencer or photographer would not want to miss. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Comfort Food Restaurant
“Get the blueberry pancake! Can order one on the side or a meal. Go early, you'll need to wait.”
  • 66 locals recommend
“Stylish bar offering a lengthy wine list, 16 beers on tap & an eclectic menu, plus a spacious pati”
  • 63 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great scene for young, hip, professionals. Sports fan. Happy food and drink from 3-6 and 9pm - close”
  • 54 locals recommend
“- Type of food: Pub - Great vibe before and after Toronto FC games. The fans like to gather here for drinks and food - Good place for a pint of Guinness and some pub food”
  • 44 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great coffee and pastries. Their muffins aren't too sweet but extremely tasty.”
  • 28 locals recommend
“Should I put this under essentials? This should solve all your alcohol and liquor needs!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“An arena used for agricultural displays, ice hockey, and trade shows. (7 min drive)”
  • 18 locals recommend
“A fully functioning workout facility with a large weight room and classes. They often offer free trials as well to new guests.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Beer Shop
“Our local Beer Store! Be sure to ask about our great Ontario Craft Beers manufactured by small independents ... they are fantastic.... Mill Street Organic and Steam Whistle are 2 of my favourites!”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Eclectic Mediterranean-inspired menu features hearty and nutritious salads, gourmet sandwiches and all-day breakfasts made fresh to order, bread and pastries baked fresh in-store throughout the day and a wide selection of premium beverages.”
  • 13 locals recommend
“The stretch of King West between Spadina Ave and Bathurst St is all about the restaurants – you can’t go wrong! There is everything from the best chicken sandwiches in Toronto (Porchetta & co. $.) to fancy roof top pool bars (Lavelle $$$.) I personally love Wilbur Mexicana for lunch ($$) and Buca ($$$) is my favourite restaurant in the entire city. Wvurst ($) is one of the best beer bars in the city, and Belfast Love ($) is a busy, cool bar to go to as well. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
  • 5 locals recommend
“Minimalist lounge & restaurant with cocktails & Southern Italian-influenced small plates.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Laundry Service
“The King Street strip is filled with all sorts of bars and nightclub. A wide range from rock, house and hip hop along with several bars to choose from. ”
  • 12 locals recommend