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West Queen West

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Cool, cooler, coolest!

Formally a pretty rough area and it's still a little sad, but it's coming along. Lots of really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toronto, Canada

This section of Queen Street West from Gladstone to Bathurst is filled with small, independent... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Anaheim, California
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Queen Street and West Queen West
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Reviewed yesterday

Formally a pretty rough area and it's still a little sad, but it's coming along. Lots of really beautiful Victorian houses that are being bought up, renovated and help to turn the hood into a neighbourhood. More than a few cute little shops and galleries,...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This section of Queen Street West from Gladstone to Bathurst is filled with small, independent, boutique shops. It was definitely worth visiting if you enjoy window shopping. From Bathurst to Spadina, there are many fabric stores.

Thank em-2115
Reviewed 20 July 2017

From University Avenue west along Queen Street is known locally as Queen West, is the epitome of cool for shopping for those interested in boutique design, vintage furniture and clothing and an almost overwhelming number of amazing dining options. There are hundreds of stores but...More

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I like out of the way funky areas to walk around. Lots of independent shops(clothes, home decor, gadgets, art/crafts), restaurants and bars. When we were there on a Sunday afternoon and it wasn't too crowded but lots of people still out walking and definitely felt...More

Thank Sabena Y
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Rode here in the tram as we wanted to explore outside of the Toronto city centre area. This is now a rather rundown but hip and happening area, a little funky and bohemian with restaurants and boutique shops.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 6 June 2017

hi queen street is great a hip and up coming hipster place lots of funky storees and good restaurants to dine too nice just watch all the people and has a nicee vibrant felling bustelig great place in Toronto johnb.

Thank swedenman
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Some good food and decent coffee. Beards, tattoos, unemployment. The mental hospital has a nice park. Watch out for the crack heads.

Thank Jena-Noone
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very nice for a Sunday stroll. There's lots of restaurants, cafes, clothing boutiques, and some vintage/consignment stores. If you want to get off the main sidewalk, just South of Queen, parallel to it, there is graffiti alley which is a must-see.

Thank 01BriLee72
Reviewed 30 April 2017

If you like the more "hip" places in any city, this is one of them :-) There are many quaint stores, buildings (and people) on this street. There is also a wide selction of restaurants that looked really nice. A great place to go for...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We really enjoying taking this area in when in the city. Recommend taking this place in when in the area. Very interesting and enjoyable.

Thank Garry M
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,
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