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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Ice Cream Shop
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“Their lines can be long but the ice cream sandwich on a fresh baked cookie is totally worth the wait”
  • 103 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“A Toronto vegan institution - famous for their quinoa onion rings! Check out their newly renovated locations on Spadina and Front Street East.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Jimmy's is an independent coffee shop that has been slowly expanding throughout the city. You'll probably notice the yellow coffee cup lids in the hands of many locals living in the King West neighbourhood. All of their locations have beautiful interiors with lots of natural light. A local hive of startup professionals often sit themselves down for coffee chats and work sessions. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bakery
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“For those with a sweet tooth - some of the city’s best pastries and desserts 🧁 ”
  • 111 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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“'Fresh' is a staple vegan restaurant chain in Toronto. Their quinoa onion rings are very popular!”
  • 86 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great for brunch, lunch or dinner! A local favourite restaurant serving great food and a top-notch atmosphere.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Busy cash-only French bakery/cafe. Great place for weekend brunch (but beware of long lines!). ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is something that the avid influencer or photographer would not want to miss. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
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Cupcake Shop
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“I dream about this place every day. The ice cream sandwiches are so so good. The chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and the cinnamon buns are also so wonderful !”
  • 75 locals recommend
Café
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“Aside from serving great coffee and pastries, the location boasts a stunning view of the city skyline just accross the street. Given its location, it also enjoys a long sunset. There is a park accross the street from which the view can be enjoyed if there is no seating on the patio which is fairly small. But on a summer night it is a wonderful place to linger and watch the sun go down.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Ceramics museum and gallery. They have affordable drop in pottery classes (around $15 on top of admission) if you want to test out the wheel! ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Café
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“Nice neighborhood to stroll through. Some beautiful old houses and a few restaurants.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Café
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“At the top of Dunn on Queen - great place with kids - espresso based drinks are good”
  • 56 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Sweet Jesus was born out of a love for experimentation. Their goal is to combine conceptual thinking with high-quality ingredients and products, in an effort to make something that tastes and looks, unlike anything you’ve ever seen and had before”
  • 43 locals recommend
Café
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“Boardgames and brews (both coffee and beer). This place has your favoueite games and hundreds more to discover. Great for a night out with friends, family and even date nights.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is the best (and cheapest) coffee in the area and a local coffee lovers favourite. Note at peak times there can be a long line but the baristas typically move through the line quickly. They have some snacks (e.g. croissants) but a limited selection.”
  • 57 locals recommend