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“chinese food”(40 reviews)
“dim sum”(29 reviews)
“cheap souvenirs”(14 reviews)
With more than 200,000 Chinese who reside in Toronto, visitors are attracted to this lively and colorful district for bargain-shopping and restaurants.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Spadina and Dundas | (From Queen to College and east and west of Spadina), Toronto, Ontario M5T 2E9, Canada
Old Toronto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see, eat, and buy in this Chinatown. The cheapest priced souvenirs are here, and tons of flavorful satisfying places to eat. Many little shops to buy trinkets and useful objects too. Even get a cheap haircut, manicure/pedicure, relaxation massage, buy clothes (all quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not more then ok cheap hotels and the walk to this street is nice. I had a good stay here. I would like to try other area next.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HoffySig73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typically chinatown, anyone will feel the vibe. Good food, always busy with people shouting here and there 😅 Voice decibel is on high side in this part of town Definitely D’ best place to eat Asian food: noodles, dim sum, all the roast pork/duck bbq...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank d0glover
Reviewed 16 November 2018

This place is an easy walk from where I stay so I am often here but recently when the family came, we went there for Dimsum and we had a great time. We also went there to get some Chinese medicines we got to know...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aesta
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit to feel the culture and atmosphere of the chinese people. Worth a visit. Great foods to ae tasted. Also a great place to pick up your gifts for home. Its so cheap compared to the shops in the centre. Love chinatown,always...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Donna P
Reviewed 30 October 2018

China Town is as the name implies... Chinese businesses on both sides of the street, groceries, specialty shops, eating places. My two favorite places were the cheese shop and the one that sells dried nuts, grains and some candy by the pound...

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Juliana H
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We were on our way from the poop cafe in the Korean area (great fun!) Back to downtown Toronto so had a wander through. It's a pretty big area to say the least!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Chinatown during our Toronto visit and loved it. It’s like any Chinatown; Dirty, smelly but totally awesome! Lots of shops and food to choose from and much bigger than we expected.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Food was awful, shop owners were very rude. We have been to many Chinatowns and this was the worst one. The panhandling was annoying us to no end and when we went into the shop, they rudely asked us to leave or purchase something. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

An interesting place to spend some time. There are stores selling various items produced in China, lots of good restaurants with authentic Chinese food and lots of markets with produce that is unique to these markets. There are a couple of stores that deal in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank trainfan2000
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Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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16 December 2018|
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Response from 329darcya | Reviewed this property |
You will likely find more restaurants and shops open in Chinatown than in any other part of the city on Christmas Day
4 March 2018|
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Response from OkoOkoo | Reviewed this property |
I did not ever heard about jewelry stores in China Town. Several weeks ago I found that behind the St.Lawrence market with food there is another St.Lawrence market with handcrafted jewelry and other handmade things. Maybe... More
6 February 2015|
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Response from Revatron | Reviewed this property |
Take the 192 Rocket to the subway and take the subway into Downtown. $3 compared to $22. No brianer. Use google maps to work out the stops - thats what we did and saved $80 for our round trip.