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Address: Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Often compared to New York City's Soho, Queen Street is the place to go for...

Often compared to New York City's Soho, Queen Street is the place to go for trendy dining and nightlife, plus cutting-edge fashion, art galleries, antique shops and bookstores.

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Great shopping at local stores

Queen street has the most wonderful shopping and restaurants that are not the typical chain variety! Great interesting stores for clothes, home items , accessories and just fun... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Lucy Q
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Queen street has the most wonderful shopping and restaurants that are not the typical chain variety! Great interesting stores for clothes, home items , accessories and just fun stuff! Great selection of places to eat

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a cool place to see interesting shopping and people. its full of good restaurants also. Not upscale, like Yorkville, but full of life and located way down town.

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Thank markmager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like graffiti art I would say go to this area. Not only art work there is some amazing coffee shops and shopping areas as well.

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Thank Michael V
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Queen west is an awesome place to spend an afternoon. Lots of shops and restaurants, and a really cool vibe aswell.

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Gijon, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting neighbourhood. Houses covered in graffittis. Very creative. Many small bars and restaurants.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of changes along Queen. Some areas were redeveloped previously. Others more recently. A hotter favourite of the moment is a little in from the St Andrews Subway and up to the corner where Peter Pan is. South side seems to be getting more attention than the north.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street has it all...fashionable shops, global brands and fine food when you need to rest and catch your breath. Whether your into shopping, people watching or jst going for a stroll this is the place to go in Toronto.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And do you really want to walk your kids past "Condomland", or the crack pipe shop? Bustling with the typical big city overeducated yuppies, and the intentional unemployables. Especially pleasant on a drizzly grimy late December afternoon. The hockey games are the only thing that would draw me to Toronto by choice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Queen West is a quirky, eclectic area for shopping. Has always been one of my favorite spots in the city. Stores, shops, bars and restaurants - it's all there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Full of People , shops , restaurants Indian to Italian , Entertainment You can see all of the human races walking side by side on this streets.

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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