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Yorkville

Address: Bordered by Avenue Rd. | Yonge and Bloor Sts., and Yorkville Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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$35*
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Ranked #36 of 250 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Neighborhoods, Outdoors
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Owner description: Formerly populated by Bohemians and hippies, this gentrified neighborhood now contains a variety of posh stores and boutiques.
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Toronto, Canada
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192 reviews 192 reviews
39 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Italian modern in feel and sleek decor. Very friendly staff. We stopped in on a cold Saturday morning for breakfast....nice surprise. Several types of omelets and one daily omelet special for less money that the menu options. Light lunches, pastries and excellent coffee. Omelets made to order, just the right size, served with home fires and crunchy toast. Refills on... More

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Buffalo, New York
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236 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The wife always likes to go down to Yorkville to look through the fancy shops, the boutiques and try nice lunch or dinner. I have to admit, I enjoyed it too. Wonderful high-end stuff, typically massively overpriced but fun to look at. The Syria has maintained its charm over the years. I was happy they finally got rid of the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Yorkville District of Toronto is candy to the urban gawker. The fashionable Bloor Street district that encompasses Cumberland St. Yorkville and Avenue Rd. and University is delightful in the spring, summer and autumn seasons. Sitting on a patio, watching shoppers, fellow tourists, fashionistas is delightful. This area boasts fine hotels, restaurants, coffee shops museums (Royal Ontario Museum) and the... More

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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Kumari's store not only sells junk it also lies big time. an item with price tags on it and bill showing was purchased recently and she refused to even look at it and only repsonded on the phone that she is not taking it back because it is supposedly vintage - not surprising that a bully also lies. This store... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If in the area, it is a nice place to walk around....maybe see some celebrities....nice restaurants in the area....not too pricey.

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Toronto, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This actually is the closest shopping /restaurant area that Canadians can compare to South Beach in Miami. From the vast choices of restaurants and cafes , shops , art galleries,salons & hotels. Yorkville has many more High End boutiques. The area is full of energy and a great place to stop for a bite ,lunch or dinner or to shop.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I love Yorkville! I grew up in Toronto, moved away, and am now back for business. I was invited to the preview of the Rooftop at Montage last night, I hadn't been back to that location since it was Remy's back in the day. The service was amazing, every staff member was on hand for the occasion and the food... More

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Toronto, Canada
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140 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

That's my one beef about Yorkville is it's just too small. Not enough to walk. It is packed with boutiques and great restaurants. A good people watch area even if you just go for overpriced drinks.

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Toronto, Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
56 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Yorkville had been through several phases in its historical growth. I still remember how it was in the late '60s when driving through, we had to keep our car doors locked, with all the people around some drunk others on drugs. I also remember excellent "Cake Master" Bakery that was so popular a place that I would get fresh bake... More

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Toronto, Canada
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Yes I'm right, if u wanna visit yorkville then good idea coz it has a different flavour as we all love about it but shopping in here? Well u need to be a millionaire to buy something in this location. It is beautiful place to visit. I really had a great time visiting yorkville with friends.

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