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Yorkville

Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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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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A very well designed upscale neighborhood where all the celebs come to dine during TIFF. The hood has some great condos, small parkettes and plazas where you'll see lots of little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

A very well designed upscale neighborhood where all the celebs come to dine during TIFF. The hood has some great condos, small parkettes and plazas where you'll see lots of little luncheons. Yorkville has some great restaurants and bakeries too, but the most popular spot has to be Hemingway's. In the summer their patio is packed and for good reason.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Yorkville is in it's element in the summer (like the rest of Toronto). There is a good set of high-end shopping, restaurants that won't necessarily break the bank or just hang out in the park and people watch. My recommendations here are Carole's Cheesecake (best cheesecake in Toronto!), Sassafraz for dinner or Hemingways for drinks. There is also a great... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If you love to shop and have deep pockets visit Yorkville. From gucci to LV Rolex and Burberry to name a few. Check out Babaluu supper club for a latin experience. You will also find the best hotels in town

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Yorkville is one of Canada's most exclusive shopping districts. It has historic charm, character and is popular. Upscale boutiques, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars can be found in this unique urban setting. Art Galleries enhance the cultural experience for tourists. Visit this high end shopping district on your next trip in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Luxury hotels are available for an... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Every year in February comes a magical experience in Yorkville. IceFest. If you can't get to Ottawa or Quebec City, you can have a delightful time looking at the Ice Sculptures here. You can watch the carving live. Careful though, the sculptures don't last as long as in our friendly cities to the North as the weather in Toronto is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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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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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 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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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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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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