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“dim sum”(28 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

Thank Juliana H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Daniel S
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

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Chinatown goes on for several blocks in all directions, from the corner of Spadina and Dundas. Lots of interesting shops and restaurants. Discount items, traditional Chinese spices, fruits and vegetables, clothes, reflexology, etc. Maybe not always related but typical of what you would find on...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 30 August 2018

They provide delicious chinese food. I tried their chilly paneer dry cuisine,it was awesome and quite reasonable price in city like toronto.

Thank 207niravp
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This chinatown is typical to how these areas are on most big cities. Lots of people, lots of cheap shops selling souvenirs and almost everything, chinese boards all around, chinese style restaurants. Easily accessible through either hop on hop off or tram transportation.

Thank purohit_trip86
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I love to visit chinatown in big cities. Its always the same. Its almost like being home because you know you will see thoses cheap stores, restaurants and outside market. Like the rest of Toronto: Chinatown smells. Spadina is a long street. I was expecting...More

Thank Pinkgoose
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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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4 March 2018|
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Response from Oko O | 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.
Vivienne N
29 December 2014|
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Response from Angie B | Reviewed this property |
Yep I agree with the other comments, there was a great health food store just between Kensington and the Main Street in China Town.