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Often compared to New York City's Soho, Queen Street is the place to go for trendy dining and nightlife, plus cutting-edge fashion, art galleries, antique shops and bookstores.
Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What used to be an artist's neighborhood has become gentrified and lost much of its character. What stands out still is Grafitti Alley with a changing layer of street art.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite streets to explore and shop on growing up! There are plenty of food choices, as well as shops selling absolutely everything -find shops that are mom and pop to chain retail types on this street. It also connects to all other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ouulinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a fun street to walk. Queen West has lots of interesting stores and a mix of restaurants. Hipsters, street music and art, all kinds of different stores and people.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HolLeighWood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I LOVE to visit Queen Street West in the summer! The Queen Street West area has a wide variety of ethnic restaurants, a diversity of clothing stores, and a mind-boggling collection of other shops, each of which is worth browsing. An afternoon on Queen Street...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Gladstone for one night and walked Queen street which I really enjoyed with all the shops, art walls, graffiti, Christmas lights

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vanessa201149
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Interesting and colorful! Good to see it limited to a certain area and not scattered all over the city. I understand that these are created by talented and well-known artists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yvonnedp
Reviewed 3 December 2018

If in Toronto, great area to look at shops, coffee houses and restaurants. Interesting things and shopping you will not find anywhere else.beautiful in the summer to just walk Queen street and explore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Evelin H
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Graffiti Alley was a fun walk. There was even a rap group rehearsing. China town was amazing. It really felt and looked China! Lots going on west and east on Queen Street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Nice place to visit during the summer months. Lots of unique restaurants and businesses. You can take the subway, bus or trolley here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My wife loves to shop on Queen Street West (or the Beach area on Queen St. East). I can endure the shopping safaris by visiting the numerous pubs on the street and watching sports. Queen Street is always jumping between University and Spadina, but there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fyvush
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night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its
thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more
relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection
of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets,
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