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Greektown on the Danforth

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Address: 1675 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4C 5P2, Canada
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Danforth Street is more commonly known as "The Danforth" where it...

Danforth Street is more commonly known as "The Danforth" where it becomes the city's Greek neighborhood.

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Greek Culture in Toronto.

Get off at Maine subway station and your in the heart of Greek Town. Tons of shops and Greek restaurants. In the summer time, huge street festival called, "Taste of the Danforth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Alex M
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I travel to Toronto, I generally head to the Danforth to do some shopping and to dine there. From the unique ingredients you can find as a foodie who is Greek to the dining experiences, I spend way too much time and far too much money but I love it!! I love the Mezes Restaurant where the Greek food... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Get off at Maine subway station and your in the heart of Greek Town. Tons of shops and Greek restaurants. In the summer time, huge street festival called, "Taste of the Danforth." Not a must see but if you have the extra time, do it.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Greektown. Plenty restaurants and stores are along the street from Broadview to Pape Ave. We love Greek parade which is held every year at Danfort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing- especially when its Taste of the Danforth. The choices of Greek restaurants is almost overwhelming. My favourite place is Mencinies (not sure how to spell it), you can dine in or take out. I must warn you the wait here is usually long, but worth it. Also everyone here seems to be having a good day,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a great place to spend an afternoon or evening. Lots of different stores with many hidden treasures for all budgets and more pubs and restaurants per kilometre than anywhere else on the planet. Plenty of variety not just Greek food. However if you do have a hankering for Greek Food, I would recommend Anesti's. It's on the north side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many interesting things to do on the Danforth. So many different attractions including Carrott Common organic market, Jazz and R and B bands, multi cultural restaurants. Taste of Danforth is a busy but a great event. Visit the Brickworks while in the neighbourhood; Sat am farmers market.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this area is a favourite of my wife. She just loves to walk the street and just pick a restaurant. There are lots - and I haven't had a bad meal. There is a bit of everything - pubs, newer greek restaurants - and a few that are family run for years. The latter tend to look a little dated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prob need o my half a day of you really want to spend lots of time combing the area. But the Main Street is less than 1km my guess. Gab a souvlaki and some authentic Greek food while you tea there! I got the best deal at Square Boy... a fast food but good quality Greek.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

HELLAS on the Danforth 🇬🇷 will always have a special place in my heart ❤️, and a five star rating. ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ People come here for so many reasons. They come to the Danforth after vacationing ✈️ in the Beautiful and Glorious country of Greece 🇬🇷 Hellas. They want their holiday ☀️feeling to continue, and what better way than to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Authentic Greek restaurants.It is nice all year around but especially in the summer.Most restaurant have outdoor seating.Very friendly,lively surroundings.

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