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Queen Street

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Address: Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Often compared to New York City's Soho, Queen Street is the place to go for...

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.

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Strolling Queen St is an experience, so many boutiques, bakeries, restaurants. Many cultures along the way that it transports you to different places. You never know what you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolling Queen St is an experience, so many boutiques, bakeries, restaurants. Many cultures along the way that it transports you to different places. You never know what you can see and bargains galore

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love exploring Queen St and King St both as tons of shops, restaurants, theatre, etc. Lots to do. Wander around, explore the Eaton centre, Queen and King St West of Yonge for shopping and eating. Stop at a food truck at Nathan Phillips Square.

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Thank Karen L
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Queen street used to be the place to go to experience a more artsy side of Toronto. It has changed a lot but is still worth the walk. If you are shopping start west of Spadina a few blocks and walk east to ossington. There are still a lot of orignal restaurants bars and stores to be found.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Queen street has the most wonderful shopping and restaurants that are not the typical chain variety! Great interesting stores for clothes, home items , accessories and just fun stuff! Great selection of places to eat

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

It's a cool place to see interesting shopping and people. its full of good restaurants also. Not upscale, like Yorkville, but full of life and located way down town.

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Thank markmager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you like graffiti art I would say go to this area. Not only art work there is some amazing coffee shops and shopping areas as well.

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Thank Michael V
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Queen west is an awesome place to spend an afternoon. Lots of shops and restaurants, and a really cool vibe aswell.

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Gijon, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Interesting neighbourhood. Houses covered in graffittis. Very creative. Many small bars and restaurants.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lots of changes along Queen. Some areas were redeveloped previously. Others more recently. A hotter favourite of the moment is a little in from the St Andrews Subway and up to the corner where Peter Pan is. South side seems to be getting more attention than the north.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This street has it all...fashionable shops, global brands and fine food when you need to rest and catch your breath. Whether your into shopping, people watching or jst going for a stroll this is the place to go in Toronto.

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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