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The Beach Village

1971 Queen St E | Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1H9, Canada
+1 416-693-2242
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Great for walking

Great area to walk in if you want away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nice for a day out... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
tomalli68
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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A good place to spend the day

The beach village should definitely be one of the places in your list to spend a full holiday. A... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Dee A
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Undiscovered by tourists, this quaint neighborhood is home to an academic crowd and contains trendy antique stores and restaurants.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“queen street” (89 reviews)
“jazz festival” (27 reviews)
“lake ontario” (47 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1971 Queen St E | Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1H9, Canada
East End
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great area to walk in if you want away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nice for a day out with the family. Lots of little shops to wander into if you get bored of the beach.

Thank tomalli68
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The beach village should definitely be one of the places in your list to spend a full holiday. A lot of activities to do and many picnic spots around. Many shops for shopping and many places to eat. Very good place indeed.

Thank Dee A
Reviewed 1 September 2017

To me the Beach starts at the GOOF and goes West to the Olympic Pool. I like to stroll along the boardwalk or sometimes Queen Street. The area used to have more of a night life than it does now, and it is sad to...More

Thank travlynme
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Downtown Toronto! Take a lakeside stroll along the beautiful 3 km boardwalk. Then enjoy small-town charm one block away on Queen Street E. with its eclectic shops, sidewalk cafes, and vibrant restaurants.

2  Thank Andrenalini
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Beach neighbourhood (formerly called The Beaches) is a unique neighbourhood with proximity to Lake Ontario. It gets crowded on weekends, but if you have a chance to walk through on a weekday morning or evening, you will encounter more local residents who enjoy this...More

1  Thank Annie0365
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is an intensely compacted, mostly single-family urban housing area with tiny lots and limited parking. It is a good place for walking, either on the beach, boardwalk, parks in along Queen Street.

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just a lovely place close to the lake, its nice and has a park and many shops and restaurants and also bars. Beautiful during summer to walk and explore it and try different bars in there.

Thank Arabianman
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A nice area to spend a sunny day when you're stuck in the city. Lounge around on the beach and plenty of nice little restaurants and bistros to choose from.

Thank Pytan
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A calm and picturesque neighbourhood with nice houses and little gardens, charming and bright like taken out of a film

Thank Milena P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to spend full day, it has everything...beach to walk on, lots of restaurants and small shops. There are a lot of picnics areas on the beach.

Thank Liana19712013
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The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that
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multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT
community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or
night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its
thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more
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Noriko K
27 April 2017|
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Response from Karen L | Reviewed this property |
Parking is limited in the beach area so I recommend parking in the lot near Ashbridges Bay right on the Lakeshore. Then walk along the Boardwalk and up one of the side streets to Queen St for restaurants and shops. If not... More
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Coloradodad689
9 May 2015|
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Response from jamesinBA | Reviewed this property |
The beach is far better for almost any occasion, especially Canada Day. Niagara Falls is one of the tackiest, most touristy places on earth. Niagara-on-the-Lake is nicer, and caters to people touring the wine region. Lots of... More
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