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Things to do in Rosedale, 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.
Historic Site
“Famed for the transformation of its once-deteriorating heritage buildings into a prime location for all things geotourism, this dynamic, LEED-certified environmental center and park hosts interactive workshops and community festivals on the themes of ecology, technology and the environment. There's a garden market, an ice rink and lots of nature trails, which can be explored on foot or by bike (rentals are available). Check the website to see what's going on. Take the free shuttle bus from Broadview subway station. If you're traveling with little ones, don't miss the Children's Garden, a wonderful hands-on area where kids can garden, build using repurposed materials or just play in the water and sand features. For food, stop in at the coffee shop or the restaurant, specializing in local and organic food.”
  • 166 locals recommend
Department Store
“Think of Holt Renfrew like the Canadian Saks. This huge department store carries high fashion brand names. There's also a cafe in case you need some energy for fuel to carry on shopping. For Men's clothing walk one block west to Holt Renfrew Mens.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of my favourite spots in the city. A wide variety of Italian dishes for every taste. Everything on the menu is amazing. Often busy but worth the wait”
  • 36 locals recommend
Library
“If you are curious where our Canadian tax money is going to, this library is one example. All the services here are free, including the media room. Only the 3D printing has a small charge and Balzac's coffeeshop is separate. Don't forget to check out the newspaper room in the basement and the art gallery next to the lobby.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“The roof top patio is fabulous and the pizza is one of the best in town. This Italian eatery is a neighborhood stand by.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“They have daily deal for a slice of cake of the day + coffee for less than $4. They also have decent space for people to eat and sip coffee and if you manage to get a seat in the corner, it’s a comfy spot to linger, do people watching or do your own thing. Also the surrounding neighbourhood is posh, beautiful and very lovely to roam around - very recommended. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Natural 40-acre park on a former quarry site with trails, ponds & Toronto skyline views. Check for seasonal event and concert ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“North America's fourth-largest city can be more of a trend-chaser than -setter, quick to fawn over the latest shiny thing. But the town has been digging away long enough for gems to have emerged. For the tried, true, and utterly essential dining experiences of Toronto, read on. obsession with quality ingredients — he knows when to gild the lily with truffles and melted burrata and when to let lampredotto just be a crusty bun filled with tripe and spicy tomato sauce.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“When it comes to upscale plant-based restaurants, Planta is at the top of the chain. The innovative restaurant led by Chef David Lee is more than just a vegetarian hot spot. It’s a fine-dining destination that just happens to be completely meat-free. Give the coconut ceviche a try. The taste and texture of young coconut will have you rethinking raw fish going forward.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Sister restaurant of Pai and Khao San Road. Try their stir-fried egg plant! Price: $$”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“"The Pilot is a Yorkville neighborhood favourite with its​ tasteful aviation-themed decor and rooftop bar, the "flight deck". It's a casual spot to socialize, enjoy a drink and pub food classics."”
  • 27 locals recommend
Lounge
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“dbar is just one of Daniel Boulud's many culinary conquests. Boulud, the French chef and restaurateur, owns restaurants in France, New York, Vegas Montreal and Toronto - and what better neighbourhood to house his Toronto locale than Yorkville. In the Four Seasons Hotel, dbar is a chic lounge that offers elegant cocktails and serves both a French and American cuisine.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, and National all rent cars at reasonable daily rates from offices in the Bloor-Yonge station. They'll try to up-sell you on expensive insurance. If you have a credit card with perks, call the number on the back of your card and they'll tell you if their insurance already covers you for this jurisdiction.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Off-Licence
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“Liquor / wine / etc. is sold through the LCBO's. This is a HUGE LCBO just a 15 minute walk south into town. If you're looking for souveneirs to take home - ice wine is always a crowd pleaser. Ontario produces some surprisingly fine white wines.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This flag ship Canadian (now US owned) department store; named for the original Hudson's Bay fur trapping company boast an excellent selection of brands for the whole family. Priced a little lower than Holt Renfrew, it's a great option for one stop shopping. It intersects Bloor and Yonge and you can access either of the main subway lines to travel elsewhere in the city if you wish to go farther afield. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Michelin-star chef Daniel Boulud’s swanky cafe is a must-visit for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. The menu is rich and delicious with options like boudin blanc, confit de canard and Parisian steak tartare, but some of the best dishes are on the appetizer menu. Try the mousse de foie or the terrine de foie gras — you won’t regret it!”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“One of my favourite spots in the city. A wide variety of Italian dishes for every taste. Everything on the menu is amazing. Often busy but worth the wait”
  • 36 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“The roof top patio is fabulous and the pizza is one of the best in town. This Italian eatery is a neighborhood stand by.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“North America's fourth-largest city can be more of a trend-chaser than -setter, quick to fawn over the latest shiny thing. But the town has been digging away long enough for gems to have emerged. For the tried, true, and utterly essential dining experiences of Toronto, read on. obsession with quality ingredients — he knows when to gild the lily with truffles and melted burrata and when to let lampredotto just be a crusty bun filled with tripe and spicy tomato sauce.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“When it comes to upscale plant-based restaurants, Planta is at the top of the chain. The innovative restaurant led by Chef David Lee is more than just a vegetarian hot spot. It’s a fine-dining destination that just happens to be completely meat-free. Give the coconut ceviche a try. The taste and texture of young coconut will have you rethinking raw fish going forward.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sister restaurant of Pai and Khao San Road. Try their stir-fried egg plant! Price: $$”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“"The Pilot is a Yorkville neighborhood favourite with its​ tasteful aviation-themed decor and rooftop bar, the "flight deck". It's a casual spot to socialize, enjoy a drink and pub food classics."”
  • 27 locals recommend
Lounge
“dbar is just one of Daniel Boulud's many culinary conquests. Boulud, the French chef and restaurateur, owns restaurants in France, New York, Vegas Montreal and Toronto - and what better neighbourhood to house his Toronto locale than Yorkville. In the Four Seasons Hotel, dbar is a chic lounge that offers elegant cocktails and serves both a French and American cuisine.”
  • 18 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Michelin-star chef Daniel Boulud’s swanky cafe is a must-visit for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. The menu is rich and delicious with options like boudin blanc, confit de canard and Parisian steak tartare, but some of the best dishes are on the appetizer menu. Try the mousse de foie or the terrine de foie gras — you won’t regret it!”
  • 14 locals recommend

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