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Kensington Market and Spadina Avenue

Bounded by Dundas St., Spadina Ave., Baldwin St., and Augusta Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 855-472-8687
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Kensington Market is just to the west of Chinatown and is the bohemian heart of Canada, based in a multicultural history it is now a flurry of independent stores, restaurants, bars and shops that bring the world's foods to one tightly knit community. You can find any food on the planet in Kensington Market. It is not an uncommon thing to find a festival in Kensington Market making the bohemian party atmosphere complete. Tip for Kensington, take the transit. Streets are packed and traffic is insane, parking is non-existent.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bounded by Dundas St., Spadina Ave., Baldwin St., and Augusta Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 855-472-8687
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a place you come to when you are looking for a unique gift and the people of the area are so friendly. I had a cappuccino why sitting on a patio while people watching

Thank stevenmichaelis1975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This eccentric neighbourhood is one of my favourite places in Toronto! You can spend a whole day there and won't get bored! Brunch places and cafes, small mom and pop shops and places to by artisanal products, the best tacos and two cheese shops that...More

Thank Antonia984
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you start at the Harbor and walk up Spadinia Avenue you will cross the entertainment district, Downtown Shopping District, Chinatown and end up at Kensington Market. You will love each and everyone of these neighborhoods with Kensington my personal favorite as it it a...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kensington market is one of the old great markets in Toronto. even with the old market feel there is always new things to see as the local artists show their ways. still at work are the old smells of the various foods - from the...More

2  Thank Mitch G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the market, but its starting to lose its uniqueness. There are coffee places everywhere where there used to be unique shops and vegetable stands. It's still worth visiting.

1  Thank jeanetteg371
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feast for your eyes and your stomach. Great coffee shops, and excellent variety of food (Mexican, Brazilian, Jamaican). Walking around there are little supermarkets with fresh fruits and vegetables, health food shops with organic vitamins and skincare. Many photo ops with the colorful graffiti in...More

1  Thank Glo F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very atmospheric place. Lots of markets with handmade goods, small pubs with awesome food. This is something like art object in center of Toronto

1  Thank Vitaliy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kensington Market is a Toronto institution which has changed over the years, but it's fun place to walk around, eat and shop. You'll find odds and ends ,clothing,vegetable stalls, organic stores, and so much more. The blackbird Bread Co is there and definitely worth a...More

1  Thank Reene K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the heart of Toronto I feel this was the perfect walking street. Very nice and lively... both sides of the after lined with nice cafes and shops .. the place has a very nice feel. Not just that but the food joints are really...More

1  Thank Safura M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dirty with a lot of cheap restaurants. Tired looking stores and produce markets. Would go to a supermarket instead. Not worth a visit.

Thank Eugene B
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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Response from Loverofnaturalfood | Reviewed this property |
always have cash, as you often get better deals
2 September 2015|
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Response from CubawithLove | Reviewed this property |
Kensington Market is a neighbourhood and it is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. It is a Bohemian place where you enjoy musical groups at night in the cafes.
16 July 2015|
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Response from TDotAyesha | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I believe there are in the park but I am not sure I would want to really use them. The park tends to be frequented by shady people and I have seen cops ticket people for drugs there on several occasions. I imagine... More