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Address: Bordered by Avenue Rd. | Yonge and Bloor Sts., and Yorkville Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 416-928-3553

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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Plenty to do, bring your wallet

Lots of unique stores and good restaurants. If not the most, one of the more expensive areas in TO. Some good restaurants however the location results in higher prices. Many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of unique stores and good restaurants. If not the most, one of the more expensive areas in TO. Some good restaurants however the location results in higher prices. Many well-heeled people frequent the area. One downside is some of the people you meet are showy, pay too much attention to brands and too interested in status/wealth.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice area. Lovely walks through university grounds. Try it, some cool buildings. Lots of high end shops if you like that sort of thing but character comes from the buildings along the street and churches dotted around.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is what Yorkville is for. Showing your fancy cars and spending money on designer clothes. Style for sale. Sorry, as a Toronto born citizen, Yorkville is a loss from the coolest to the least cool. There are some good restaurants and ice cream though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located , subway or bus can get you to Yonge and Bloor area. Short block north. Trendy restaurants, boutiques, bars . Some interesting stores to see.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lot's of high end boutiques, stores, restaurants etc where you can drop a load $$$. There are some more reasonably priced establishments as well. The Nespresso cafe is a place to grab a nice Espresso or Latte and a danish. Hemingways rooftop patio is a great place for brunch in the warmer months.

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yorkville is an upper-scale avenue that holds posh shops with expensive restaurants. There is an abundance of coffee shops and stores. A beautiful place to be.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

near my school and home! I always go there for gelato! nice litte shopping and dinning area to visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to stroll the streets and window shop, some of the nicest shops in Toronto. Known as the Fifth Avenue of Toronto.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was perhaps our favorite area we visited while in Toronto. It is definitely an upscale, but not "snooty", part of town. The area is full of fun shops and art galleries (the best art gallery options in Toronto, especially featuring Canadian artists), as well as bars and restaurants. We loved simply walking around the area. Put this area on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very enjoyable walking around in this neighborhood with tns of chic shops, nice chic visitors and good small food places and good eating too.

Thank victoria c

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