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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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Toronto Beach Walking Tour with Photo Session

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Cool Place to Walk

Our last night in the Upper Beaches area of Toronto was spent looking for dinner along Queen Street. We were not disappointed with the choices. It's a cool place to walk around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our last night in the Upper Beaches area of Toronto was spent looking for dinner along Queen Street. We were not disappointed with the choices. It's a cool place to walk around and get a sense of how the locals live.

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Orillia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always love going to this area when in the city. Great venues and lots of lively hustle bustle to enjoy.

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Queen Street West has always been a fun place to roam. Unfortunately it became so popular that a lot of the big name chain stores moved in. There is still good shopping but if you venture a little further west, it gets even more interesting. There are a lot of really unique businesses/stores there. Also, you can eat your way... More 

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Okotoks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk along Queen West and enjoy a myriad of really cool shops and eateries. Crank it up a notch and jump on the streetcar and head east to the Beaches. Walk along Queen East and enjoy the experience. If you're hungry, you have to check out, 'The Goof'' at the east end of the Queen, a landmark eatery that is... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Trendy and highly diverse area of Toronto. Gets busy on the weekends but in a good way. Lots of interesting shops and places to eat.

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

full off atractions and interesting spots. Good for a walk. You will definitelly explore and uncover there alternative face of Toronto. A must see point for delice seekers and.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm really glad I made the walk over to this side of town to check out this colorful alley. I wasn't sure what to expect, but it was a very interesting mix of different styles of graffiti art in a vibrant part of town. The murals are primarily in the alley between queen and Richmond, but the whole area had... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it is unusual or a bit quirky, you will likely find it on Queen Street West. The area appears a bit run down at a casual glance, but there are some gems of restaurants (relatively inexpensive) and unique shops...No large box stores or trendy international boutiques on Queen Street West. It takes you back to a time when every... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am from Columbus Ohio and this area is akin to the Short North just with grafitti. I thought it to be more dirty, but the graffiti is cool to look at. It is truly an art installation even the most obscure of them. I had a photo session here. I would go back only because there is so much... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of diversity and things to see with restaurants and shops to poke around in. Just buy an all day ticket on the transit system and take the tram (hopping on and off where you see something interesting).

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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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