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Address: Bordered by Avenue Rd. | Yonge and Bloor Sts., and Yorkville Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Formerly populated by Bohemians and hippies, this gentrified neighborhood...
Formerly populated by Bohemians and hippies, this gentrified neighborhood now contains a variety of posh stores and boutiques.
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Lived 2 blocks from Cumberland on Lowther in the Annex. Have to say we spent many an evening dining here at a number of restaurants and dropped a few bucks in the many boutique... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lived 2 blocks from Cumberland on Lowther in the Annex. Have to say we spent many an evening dining here at a number of restaurants and dropped a few bucks in the many boutique shops that make Yorkville what it is. Have sat across from the Starbucks on one of the brownstone's steps people watching and met numerous celebs including... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This area of Toronto has all the high end stores and restaurants you are looking for, as long as you have deep pockets. Even if it's not in your budget it's well worth the visit to just walk around see what's available.

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Sanford, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great restaurants, shopping. Enjoyed window shopping, walking in & out of shops. Great little restaurants all around.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

An okay area to be honest. A little over hyped and soulless but well worth a visit. Lots of restaurants and decent shops to visit.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Used to be overrated but good place for high end food/shopping and people watching. Bit of an unofficial luxury car show at times to make it interesting. If you like to spend big bucks you will find it here and selection rivals Rodeo Dr. in LA. Good spot for Celeb watching if that's your sport.

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Once the area where most of Toronto's 4 star restaurants and hotels were located. Shopping was of the kind -"if you have to ask how much it is, you can't afford it". Neighborhood has toned down over the years as other high profile districts have challenged Yorkville. They still give you a peek into how the upper crust lives -... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Too much street repair and construction on roads interrupted what might have been pleasant walking tour of this expensive neighborhood in late May 2015. Pan-handling people were there asking other people for donations. Men sleeping on the street in the late morning and early afternoon did not beautify the neighborhood or make the visit any safer. I found the street... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Yorkville is a really nice street with many stores, coffee shops and restaurants. The street surrounding it are as beautiful and alive. In this area there are many designer stores but also some common affordable ones. I would really recommend to look it up for a few hours while in Toronto. Be aware of the construction on some streets.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A lovely upscale part of Toronto. Beautiful buildings and a very nice place to walk around. Expensive. A cool place to visit during your Toronto trip.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I always like to just park the car and take a walk with the family because of the lively vibe of the area. There are many, many fashion designer stores and fancy restaurants lining Yorkville Avenue and nearby streets. However, most of Toronto's upscale fashion designer stores are located on Bloor Street and not actually Yorkville Avenue. There are a... More 

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Address: Bordered by Avenue Rd. | Yonge and Bloor Sts., and Yorkville Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown

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Midtown
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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