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Kensington Market and Spadina Avenue

Bounded by Dundas St., Spadina Ave., Baldwin St., and Augusta Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Kensington Market Food Tour
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Small-Group Walking Tour of Toronto's Kensington Market and Chinatown
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bounded by Dundas St., Spadina Ave., Baldwin St., and Augusta Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chinatown
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Reviewed yesterday

It is always worth it to take a stroll through Kensington Market. There is a shop/restaurant for everyone in your party. The independent bakeries and small boutiques immediately draw you in, and the thrift/vintage stores that crowd the neighbourhood often offer wonderful finds! One of...More

Thank 01BriLee72
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed walking around this area. Very laid back place. It reminded me of Camden Town in London. Worth spending a couple of hours here. Plenty cafes and eating places. Street art is good fun to look at.

Thank macleod2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kensington Market is teeming with people from all walks of life, all cultures, races, ages with a wide variety of inked bodies. A wonderful several blocks to walk and appreciate all the differences that make Toronto such a special place. Places to eat from dives...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Kensington Market is a must to visit when in a Toronto. There are food venders to many restaraunts. Fun to sight see with all the activity and people.

Thank robertprestoncon2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

By far one of the coolest spots in Toronto! Tribal Eye is a must, also any of the small shops that have really amazing things. Anything you want to find!

Thank Samantha N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots to see and do. Great restaurants, friendly people. Always something new and different at every corner. A must see if your in the area. Easy to get to.

Thank barcardigirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A bunch of different stores selling various items none of which appealed to me. Very overrated but still draws the tourist once!Still desperately hanging on to a famous past!Really needs maintenance in and out. Same type of restaurants as anywhere else in the city.

Thank murray a
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a quirky (for want of a better word) area (not a "market" in the normal sense). of a huge variety of shops with a great ambience. It covers half a dozen city blocks and is really a must-visit when you are in Toronto....More

Thank Donalda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a mini-melting pot, with Asia, Latin American, Middle Eastern food flavors, different food markets. Must try the to-go waffles!

Thank Erica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great mix of China town/South American groceries stores/ fruits and veggies markets/crazy bars. Best to visit after 11am and best not to be alone there past 2am.

Thank Lily T
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Chinatown
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
...More
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xxarg2016
Do most vendors accept credit cards, or is it mostly cash only?
14 February 2017|
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Response from Loverofnaturalfood | Reviewed this property |
always have cash, as you often get better deals
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IrlandeRussie
Is it open in January?
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.
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jelomu
I was just wondering if there are public washrooms in the area??
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
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