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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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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
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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 5 days ago via mobile

Enchanting beatnik hippyish area. Cozy quaint cafes and shops. Very colorful. We walked through china town to arrive.

Thank Cocktails_at_Seven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I spent an afternoon roaming around the various shops. I really enjoyed the eclectic mix of anything from discounted and thrift items to beautiful bakeries and restaurants- and everything in between.

Thank 917feliciaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised with Kensington Market. There was lots of restaurants, vintage shops and stores. We parked on St. Andrews for $8. Blue Banana Market was my favourite store. There was so many unique things there. That store is perfect for tourists and customers...More

Thank sheila270
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I'm visiting Toronto, I always make it a point to wonder through Kensington market. Always something new to see and experience. An endless amount of unique and delicious restaurants to choose from and a great area for people watching. Always a fun way to...More

Thank TnT613
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eclectic shops, nice to spend time looking for something unique. We were there on a rainy day so was not as much fun as could have been.

Thank Cruiselover1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kensington market was recommended to us to visit however it was not our favourite place in the city. It has a very different style to the rest of Toronto but it might suit your taste. Just seemed a little run down and needed some...More

Thank thesuitcaserdiaries
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is bohemian to say the least- it’s a notch potch of house shops selling secondhand wares and ethnic clothes. Some good finds can be had here and some treasures of places to eat! Quite run down area on the whole but lively.

Thank D P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent bratwurst lunch at Berlin Street closed on weekends. Lots of people watching. Great little restaurants and markets

1  Thank torontobiggs1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing neighborhood with eateries. Fun to walk around and try different food. It is in between Chinatown and Little Italy

1  Thank sjboen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank stevenmichaelis1975
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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14 February 2017|
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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