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Greektown on the Danforth

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Address: 1675 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4C 5P2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-469-5634

Danforth Street is more commonly known as "The Danforth" where it...

Danforth Street is more commonly known as "The Danforth" where it becomes the city's Greek neighborhood.

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Great shopping and everything Greek

The Danforth is a great stroll from Broadview to well past Pape. A plethora of Greek restaurants and stores, asian restaurants, fruit and vegetable stores, bake shops,coffee... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 June 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Toronto's ace card as a ciry is its diverse ethnic neighbourhoods. Greek Town is one and at one point the surrounding area was settled by immigrants from Greece. But they are moving and dispersing in the City as generations grow up. You will still find a Greek bank, a bakery or two, and plenty of Greek Restaraunts but fewer as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The Danforth is a great stroll from Broadview to well past Pape. A plethora of Greek restaurants and stores, asian restaurants, fruit and vegetable stores, bake shops,coffee shops, book stores, and ice cream parlours. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Nice quaint area. Authentic Greek food. Walked around, stopped off for lunch at Messini for gyros...cheap. The Greek fries were real good. The pork in my gyro was dry and hard. The feta cheese was real creamy. The olive spread they put on the table was awesome. The server only gave us a small plate (4 slices)of pita bread for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just been to Greece and so I can evaluate this area as to its authenticity. It is great wine and dining and cultural atmosphere.

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is great place to spend the day first go shopping, then enjoy the amazing Greek food. It is a family friendly relaxed friendly part of Toronto!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

A great place to explore on foot. Lots and lots of Greek restaurants all very affordable. Loved the atmosphere on Saturday nights!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Close to downtown on the west side of the Don Valley, Grrektown has a variety of special events throughout the year. Best selection of Greek restaurants in the city. Interesting shops such as the Big Carrot Commons, Moss and Book City make it an interesting street to walk along

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Having been to Greece a few times, I can honestly say there's a certain authenticity to some of the restaurants on the Danforth that bring you right back. The food & atmosphere is warming.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

this is one of the best tasting streets in all of toronto, be prepared to unbutton your top belt notch cause these are tastes you can't resist!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great town on the Danforth is one of the best areas for dining in Toronto, It has many restaurant and cafes available, most of them at the top of the spectrum. They authentic greet food in a nice and elegant setting> The calamaries and octopus are a must have. The area is nice during the day and night. You can... More 

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The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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