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The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions and home to live theatres, galleries, fashion...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Toronto
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55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our 2 visits to the Distillery district while we stayed in Toronto. Purchased some great gifts for family and ourselves. Had some wonderful meals! Highly recommend!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed yesterday

This is at the east end of downtown Toronto with plenty of eateries, galleries, studios and shops housed in a cluster of heritage buildings which used to be the Gooderham and Worts Distillery, said to have been the world's biggest whiskey producer once upon a...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautifully restored old shops, breweries and restaurants - a must visit in the evening. Reachable with public transport

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our time here so much I wish we would’ve went earlier in our stay! So much to see, do, eat and shop! Totally chill and laid back place to hang out and check out a different side to the city!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This become a very popular place full of shops, galleries and restaurants. The are is very nice with old victorian buildings also.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Christmas village at the distillery district has unfortunately become far to popular and even if you are planning a dinner at one of the restaurants during the weekend holiday times you will need to pay an entrance fee.

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This historically significant piece of Torontos history has been transformed into a modern haven for tourists and locals. The selection of fashion, arts and crafts, and eateries is good catering for all tastes. This has been done without significantly taking away from the historical aspects...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unique touristy area between Cherry and Parliament Sts., south of Mill St. Was the functioning Gooderham and Worts Distillery until the early 1990s. Many of the original buildings from the late 1800s have been refurbished and are still in use. Numerous restaurants...French, Mexican, Italian, pub...More

Thank Connie654
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Distillery District takes you back in time as you stroll along the Cobble brick streets with many shops, galleries and have a break at the specialty store Widly Delicious serving up delicious plates to keep you going. The evening time is a must to...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is always fun to visit distillery district and click some cool pics. It also has some good restaurants like El Catrin. I recommend this location for a nice evening with friends.

Thank Mohit M
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mcj79
3 August 2018|
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Response from Cinzia N | Reviewed this property |
None. Here the distilleries do no work anymore. The area is a turistic pedastrian area with shops and bars
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wonderandgetlost
1 August 2018|
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Response from Gilvam | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a cold spring day.... by end of April 2018... unusually cold as I was said, and it was extremely calm with just a few shops opened.
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wonderandgetlost
1 August 2018|
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Response from Doron H | Reviewed this property |
Any time before 4 pm is fine. However - if you also want to have dinner or see a play it will have to be the evening, in which case mid-week is your best bet
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