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Distillery Historic District

55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
+1 416-364-1177
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The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions and home to live theatres, galleries, fashion, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s all completely closed to traffic and just a few minutes walk from downtown Toronto.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
+1 416-364-1177
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Reviewed today via mobile

A cool district for browsing industry design and arts shops and grabbing a beer in a historic environment. The distillery history is well preserved and present after the district got new life as a shopping and restaurant area. Casual cafes and bars dominates more than...More

Thank Hilde S
Reviewed today via mobile

What a wonderful hub of creativity..the spaces here have been reconfigured and now house an amazing array of artists studios workrooms and galleries..a special place if u are looking for something unique..we visited on the sunniest day in october..it wasent too busy and were able...More

Thank mary k
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Distillery Historic District contains, according to National Geographic, the largest collection of Victorian industrial architecture in North America. It is a visual delight and a fun way to spend at least half a day in Toronto. Bergo Designs in the district a treat from...More

Thank RedRiverLawyer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The distillery district is very pretty, especially if you go at night as they have fairy lights all around. The history of the district is very interesting, it has now been turned into a small shopping area with restaurants and boutiques. We used the hop-on-off...More

Thank albcx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not as busy as we imagined and a bit out of town but worth a visit. Some nice places to eat and drink. Not much to see in regards to the old distilleries that are no longer there but you can tour the mill street...More

Thank laiyw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The district is full of shops, restaurants and bars, most of them being very good to excellent. El Catrin is one of the top restaurants in the district. A really unique restaurant. So if you’re in Toronto please do drop to the Distillery District!! It’s...More

Thank efi c
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was once the largest Whisky Distillery in the world. With amazing old buildings which suck you in and you begin to imagine what it was like when it is was in production, Near the gated entrance ther is a bakery offering lots of delicious...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a kind of neighborhood you'd like to spent your time. We came early in the evening. Shops were just closing, lights went on. Gave a good atmosphere to the district. We ate at El Catrin. Very good!

Thank Jos L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This quarter was designed to attract drinkers and casual diners. It does just that. The area is reminiscent of old Montréal without the perfection of the restaurants and their charm. Food at any of these establishments is mediocre at best. The beer, of you drink...More

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of little shops and restaurants. We ate at a Mexican restaurant and it was amazing!! Our waitress said it gets very busy in the evening and recommended reservations. Was a great district in Toronto to explore and people watch.

Thank ddrCanada
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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14 September 2017|
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Response from devinci2013 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is a bit of a challenge anytime but during the week the south west parking lots are a good place to start . There is some street parking North and east of the east entrance but usually very scarce.
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Zohreh S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Welcome to Toronto! you can download toronto parking apps including green P app and also when in Toronto look for multiple green parking sign (a green rown sign with a P inside) or the flat rate parking. The rates are... More
18 February 2017|
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
If it's art galleries you want, Queen West might be a better bet. It's a stretch of Queen St. west of downtown. TripAdvisor won't let me post a link, but google "Queen West galleries" for what's happening at the moment... More