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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
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55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
+1 416-364-1177
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All reviews christmas market art galleries cobblestone streets el catrin soma chocolate mill street mulled wine interesting shops walk around spend an afternoon few hours great place to visit couple of hours lawrence market balzac stroll gifts
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, I liked the place but maybe I was expecting something more. I don’t know if it had something to do with the fact that I was there around daylight. The place is downtown and has a lot of parking space. The...More

Thank BeaAlva
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to spend an afternoon and even better when there is an arts show with all the little booths from local artists showing their wares of clothing, jewelry, food, handicrafts, wood, etc .The Xmas show needs improvement but its nice. There are different types...More

Thank Trek760663
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This pedestrian mall is a lovely respite from the hustle and bustle of downtown toronto. Plenty of places to sit, lots of places to get a drink and you can shop until you've no money left. A definite go to.

Thank Gina V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Distillery District is a perfect place for explore the romantic area and grab a coffee in the lovely Balzac cafeteria or a dinner in one of the lovely ( and really busy!) restaurants in the area! I love to go there in the sunny days...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not a huge area but one that is a must to visit. Lots of bars, shops and places to eat. Each place is individual and independent ( no branded stores here) Also no vehicles are allowed here. Don’t forget to put padlock on the “Love”...More

Thank aliken2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Be advised that while there is a brewery and one single distillery in this area, the term "Distillery District" refers to what the area was...not what the area is. Still and all, worth a visit.

Thank MonkGonzo
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely area, well worth seeing. Packed with interesting, quirky shops, as well as shops selling spirits, as you'd expect. Nicely looked after and feels unique.

Thank LucyFelthouse
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you read about the area you might not be enticed, but go! There’s a whole group of amazing restaurants, with patios surrounded by red brick buildings, greenery and art work. Cool designer shops abound, inside beautifully appointed brick structures and partner buildings. Coffee, Ice...More

Thank RandAadventures6998
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cobbled streets with nice atmosphere to walk around. Few places for food and drinks. My dad had a beer at Mills Brewery and then we went for an amazing dinner at Pure Spirits Oyster Bar. Cute love sign photo on the side street. Taxi line...More

Thank Aussie_Traveller183
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Distillery District is a great area to visit. I like the art galleries, craft shops, etc. Wonderful local talent on display. A little disappointed that the First Nations shop as they had very little local band merchandise on sale. They had mostly items from...More

Thank Regishill
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25 September 2018|
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Response from ZNK67 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I didn’t really pay attention while I was there, however I got this from the internet hope it’s helpful. “The Distillery Historic District is an accessible site and provides for mobility-accessible parking, ramp... More
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
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.