Toronto Shopping Areas
This vibrant cultural community is considered Toronto's Little Poland and offers diverse shopping, dining and cultural experiences. An array of services, including coffee houses, book shops, fashion boutiques and restaurants are offered.
A decidedly eclectic vibe, trendy eateries, vibrant cultural venues and ample opportunities for shopping are features of this east end district, best known for its specialty boutiques, lifestyle shops and galleries.
Its location near the ritzy Forest Hill neighborhood and diverse retail experiences make this district a unique shopping destination to suit all budgets. High-end fashion boutiques, galleries, lifestyle shops and a diverse selection of dining choices make for a great retail atmosphere.
With a film theatre, fitness centre and an array of shops and services, Manulife Centre is a hub of activity. The 51-storey building is multi-faceted, as it also contains residential units as well as businesses. Located in the central Toronto at Bay and Bloor Street.
Vintage shops, galleries, restaurants, bookstores and fashion boutiques line the streets of this historic district, located at Bloor street west and Bathurst street. Home of the iconic landmark, Honest Ed's, the community is host to an array of year-round events, including cultural activities and seasonal celebrations.
Extending west along Eglinton at Dufferin street, this condensed and pedestrian-friendly shopping district features a variety of shops and services, including specialty food shops, discount stores, beauty salons and various eateries.
Located on Yonge Street, The Eaton Centre has 285 shops, restaurants and services. Open seven days a week.
Specialty boutiques, essential services, fine dining, markets and imported food grocers line this bustling and trendy commercial district, located around the area where Yonge and Lawrence dissect.
Family-run shops and services line this neighborhood district, which is serviced by the 512 St. Clair street car and has a culturally-diverse vibe and eclectic dining scene.
Boasting shops, eats, music and culture, this vibrant district has it all, ranging from upscale boutiques to antique shops to discount general stores. Music venues, global restaurant choices and galleries round out the offerings.
Drawing tourists and locals alike for its eclectic vibe, strolling-friendly streets and funky shops, this historic neighborhood and shopping area features a diverse line-up of vintage boutiques, market vendors, furniture shops and global eats. The area is bordered by Bathurst to the west, Spadina avenue to the east, College street to the north and Dundas west on the south.
Artisan studios, specialty shops, family-run businesses and some of Toronto's most popular attractions make their home along this historic and vibrant district, which includes the area along St. Clair avenue west between Bathurst street and Christie street.
Located in Scarborough, this shopping corridor is known for its big-box retailers, home furnishing and decor shops, fashion boutiques, restaurants and shopping centers.
Over 150 shops and businesses are showcased in this shopping district, located along Lakeshore boulevard between Dwight avenue and 12th street. Fashion boutiques, bakeries, home decor stores and an array of services and dining experiences await.
PATH is the world's largest underground shopping complex, stretching over 27 kilometers and connecting over 50 buildings, six major hotels, five subway stations, Union Station and over four million sq. ft. of retail space. The CN Tower, SkyDome and the Hockey Hall of Fame are also connected to the underground system.
Located in the historic Distillery District, this artisan hub is one of six Artscape Toronto art endeavors in the city and houses an array of studios, boutiques and galleries. The warehouse is also home to an array of cultural events, including an annual artisan holiday sale.
Primarily residential and industrial, this historic former settlement also features a diverse selection of retail offerings along the crossroads of Finch West and Weston road. Restaurants, strip malls and specialty shops are available.
One of Toronto's charming lakeside communities, this village offers a variety of shops, services and dining experiences to suit any retail therapy need. Stretching along Lakeshore boulevard from Marie Curtis Park to 22nd street, the district encompasses 13 blocks, making for walking-friendly shopping.
Along with many well-known companies, the shops and services located in the Toronto-Dominion Centre are conveniently situated in downtown Toronto. Fashion, food and more are offered.
Home to Shoppers World Danforth and numerous specialty shops, services and restaurants, this vibrant community also features an array of major regional stores and franchises to satisfy any shopping need.
Stretching along Danforth avenue from Broadway to Hampton avenue on Toronto's east end, this eclectic neighborhood offers a great mix of eateries, unique shops and services. The neighborhood is also home to numerous festivals and events, year-round.
Stretching nine blocks along Eglinton on the north end of the exclusive Forest Hill neighborhood, this trendy shopping district features a repertoire of upscale fashion boutiques, specialty shops, professional services and cafes, sure to satisfy any retail need.
Specialty shops, ethnic food stores, fashion boutiques, hair salons, business services and restaurants line this shopping corridor, which runs along Oakwood avenue from Earlsdale to Bude street.
Distinctive character, unique shops and trendy eateries line this shopping district, which runs along St. Clair from Oakwood avenue to Westmount.
Department stores, upscale boutiques, bargain shops and specialty stores to suit any retail need are lined along this bustling downtown corridor, which in addition to being home to many of Toronto's major landmarks, also features diverse dining and entertainment opportunities.
This St. Clair West district includes shops and services within a six-block stretch between Christie street and Winona drive. Specialty shops, fashion stores, professional services, restaurants and fast food chains comprise its retail landscape.
Situated at the crossroads of Weston road and Lawrence avenue west, this busy district is dotted with commercial businesses, services and specialty shops.
Featuring an expansive open-air shopping concept, complete with an attractive inner town court, this full-service retail area offers a wide range of shops and services, including designer boutiques, restaurants, upscale hair salons, cafes and professional clinics.
Catering to the university demographic along the south Annex, this shopping area is best known for its selections of book shops, cafes and specialty shops. Bloor Cinema, extensive restaurant choices and the University of Toronto are added highlights.
Unique gifts, fashion for all ages, antiques, books and costume shops are just a sample of the finds available in this uptown shopping district, which runs along Mount Pleasant road between Davisville and Eglington.
An art-deco landmark in the heart of downtown, this historic building is home to an array of shops, services and dining opportunities. Winners and DeBoers Furniture are just two of the shopping highlights. Fast-food and sit-down restaurants are also featured.
A virtual mosaic of services, shops and restaurants await in this vibrant east community, which stretches along Danforth avenue from Jones avenue to Westlake avenue. Fashions for the entire family, footwear shops, jewelry stores, gift shops, restaurants, specialty food retailers and much more are available.
Unique industrial architecture and creativity-infused shopping experiences characterize this shopping district, located in the former factory spaces on Liberty street east. In addition to an array of high-tech and arts-related office spaces, specialty food shops, gallery spaces, wine boutiques and other specialty shops create the retail repertoire.
Located in the city's eclectic and creativity-fueled Liberty Village district, this historic factory is home to numerous businesses, including retail shops, art studio spaces, restaurants and assorted professional services.
A commercial strip extending along Sheppard avenue east between Midland and Markham, this district features an array of essential services, ethnic food shops, restaurants and specialty stores. Automotive dealerships, Canada's largest Canadian Tire store and a variety of shopping plazas and malls are located here.
Portuguese bakeries, fish shops and a collection of specialty boutiques and restaurants line this vibrant shopping corridor, located along Dundas West between Rushholme and Landsdowne avenue.
Located on Albion road and Islington, this unique commercial district features one of the largest concentrations of jewelry dealers in the city as well as specialty boutiques, restaurants and professional services.
Located between Victoria Park avenue and Scotia avenue on Danforth, this emerging district features a Main-street style corridor filled with specialty shops, boutiques, convenience stores and professional service providers.
To experience the feeling of a village within the city, shoppers flock to this unique district, which is lined with quaint sidewalk cafes, boutiques and specialty shops.
With 120 shops, restaurants and services spread out over three levels, First Canadian Place allows for varying tastes. The building also houses many corporate offices.
Emerging as its own distinct shopping and living district on Dundas west, this area is known as a center for the design industry and features a collection of unique shops, street-side markets, boutiques, specialty stores and cafes to fuel any retail pursuit.
Castlefield Design District
Located along Castlefield avenue, this district caters to designers and home decor enthusiasts alike. Over a dozen design-oriented shops and boutiques line this shopping strip, including Union Lighting, Roots Home, the Door Store, ELTE and HorseFeathers Home, to name a few.
Forest Hill Village
Trendy boutiques, specialty shops and services line this upscale district, which features a strolling-friendly main thoroughfare lined with trees and bordered by some of the Toronto's most affluent residential addresses. The shopping promenade extends from Montclair avenue north along Spadina road to Thelma avenue.
Bloor West Village
Bloor West Village is positioned west of High Park in West Central Toronto, between South Kingsway and Kennedy Drive. Numerous mid-scale shops, eateries and pubs front a characteristic residential area. With a distinct European feel, Bloor West Village has something for all.
A distinctive Middle-Eastern flair abounds at the shops, bakeries and eateries along this northeastern corridor, which includes the route along Lawrence avenue east from Victoria Park to Birchmount. Retail shops, professional services and other commercial essentials are available.
Queen Street West
The droves of shoppers traipsing up and down Queen Street West are as heterogeneous as the shops. It is as typical to see a nose-ringed youth enter a contemporary furnishing shop, as it is a fashionable executive peering through the window of a vintage clothing store. Eating establishments dot the street, ranging from ethnic foods to conventional fare.
Quaint, yet vibrant best describes this unique shopping area, which runs along Pape avenue from Mortimer to Gamble. A decidedly multicultural flair lends itself to providing one-of-a-kind experiences, including thrift shops, European delis, specialty food markets and funky boutiques.
Bloor Street West
Known to some as ‘the mink mile', Bloor Street West from Yonge Street to Avenue Road is comprised of some of the city's most posh shops. Gucci, Prada and Channel are represented, as well as a smattering of unique and homegrown designing talent.
College Street Promenade
Extending down College street between Shaw and Havelock, this vibrant and tightly compacted promenade features a diverse selection of shops, restaurants and services to suit any need.
A small concentration of specialty shops line this community and shopping district, which covers the area at the crossroads of Dovercourt road and Hallam street.
Independently-run businesses, specialty shops and services make up the offerings of this tightly-compacted community and shopping district, located northwest of downtown on Eglinton and Keele. Discount shopping, textile boutiques and an eclectic selection of eateries are samples of the availabilities.