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Things to do in Little Portugal, 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.
Hotel
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“Contemporary, high quality service, beautiful view. Open mic Tuesday's plus other special events.”
  • 317 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“If you crave Mexican food, this is our go to spot! Baja fish taco, Steak and Chicken Quesadillas...and a lot more! Price is $$.”
  • 155 locals recommend
Hotel
“hit their website. Weekly events include Slam Poetry, Life Drawing classes and, best of all, Music Bingo on Wednesday nights. It's an over the top combo of 80's tunes and drinks. Guaranteed you will find yourself singing along and finding unexpected kinship with everyone in the room.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Bar
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“Full of arcade games to play, beers to try and extra tasty slice pizza near the back. Gets really busy, great energy!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Toronto is a serious brunch city and the Federal is one of the best spots! Delicious brunch during the day, and dinner and drinks in the evening. Most known for their brunch so get here early for a spot!”
  • 63 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Kitschy BBQ joint offering smoked meats & craft beer, plus rock tunes, picnic tables & a patio.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“If you love to dance and love salsa music/latin influenced jazz, this is the place to go. Many great musicians play here. Check out their website to see who's playing. Sometimes there are dance lessons ahead of the show, or dinner reservations available too.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Café
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“At the top of Dunn on Queen - great place with kids - espresso based drinks are good”
  • 55 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Make a reservation and enjoy this gem. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is great and it is super close to lots of fun nightlife on the Ossington strip!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bar
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“Mainstay with an eclectic menu, huge patio & strong focus on beer, with local brews & 300+ bottles.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bar
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“Check out this dive bar, just a short Uber drive away, for cheap drinks and it’s Monday night vinyl night. Patrons can bring in a vinyl. Vinyl a get handed to the bartender at the start of the night. He chooses what gets played then the bar decides by vote whether the B side of that record gets played. A unique night in town.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Spartan coffee shop serving delicious coffee and playing great music. Cash only. Toys for kids”
  • 57 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Husband-and-wife owners serve classic Thai fare, from spring rolls to curries, in a casual setting.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“One stop shopping for beer, wine, and liquor. You guessed it! ...right down the street.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
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“Creative takes on brunch fare using seasonal, local ingredients are served in an art-filled setting. Sweet little neighbourhood café, excellent breakfast / brunch options, friendly service.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Midsize club hosting local & visiting indie bands, with a front lounge serving Latin tapas. ”
  • 27 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Hotel
“Contemporary, high quality service, beautiful view. Open mic Tuesday's plus other special events.”
  • 317 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“If you crave Mexican food, this is our go to spot! Baja fish taco, Steak and Chicken Quesadillas...and a lot more! Price is $$.”
  • 155 locals recommend
Hotel
“hit their website. Weekly events include Slam Poetry, Life Drawing classes and, best of all, Music Bingo on Wednesday nights. It's an over the top combo of 80's tunes and drinks. Guaranteed you will find yourself singing along and finding unexpected kinship with everyone in the room.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Toronto is a serious brunch city and the Federal is one of the best spots! Delicious brunch during the day, and dinner and drinks in the evening. Most known for their brunch so get here early for a spot!”
  • 63 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Kitschy BBQ joint offering smoked meats & craft beer, plus rock tunes, picnic tables & a patio.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“If you love to dance and love salsa music/latin influenced jazz, this is the place to go. Many great musicians play here. Check out their website to see who's playing. Sometimes there are dance lessons ahead of the show, or dinner reservations available too.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Make a reservation and enjoy this gem. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is great and it is super close to lots of fun nightlife on the Ossington strip!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bar
“Mainstay with an eclectic menu, huge patio & strong focus on beer, with local brews & 300+ bottles.”
  • 44 locals recommend

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