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Little Italy

Little Italy
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Address: College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B6, Canada

Take a trip to Italy without the airfare; this Toronto neighborhood has...

Take a trip to Italy without the airfare; this Toronto neighborhood has maintained all the charm of a small Italian community.

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Neat place to visit

Great neighbourhood full of restaurants, bars and shops. Side streets are quiet residential areas, lots of homes well kept, nicely landscaped. Bonus for us that the weekend we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
Manitoba, Canada
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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Great place to get the Italian experience. Many places to eat, drink, or snack. Bring your appetite. Fun for the whole family or date night.

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We got the recommendation to go here. We went by bike in the evening, but we didn't think it was special. It's a nice neigbourhood with restaurants and cafe's, but nothing special if you aks me. We find via tripadvisor a nice italian restaurant for dinner and then went home!

Thank Jacquelinevdhaar
Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great neighbourhood full of restaurants, bars and shops. Side streets are quiet residential areas, lots of homes well kept, nicely landscaped. Bonus for us that the weekend we were there it was also "The Taste of Little Italy" and the big Soccer tournament (sorry, I'm not a soccer fan!) - lots of restaurants with giant screen tv's on their patios,... More 

Thank rejuvenate
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

There are lots of neat little cafes, bars, shops and the like. The atmosphere is usually frantic but really quite neat.

Thank JamesII
Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I live on the edge of this neighbourhood. I get takeout at least once a week, often a lot more, and it's almost never Italian, though there's great Italian for sure. I walk and ride through here daily, talk to neighbours and businesses in the area and totally love being part of this part of this city. If you're standing... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We went here since we saw reviews and what not. However, this part of Toronto is pretty much exactly as the rest of Toronto. "Little Italy"? I don't know when this was true, but it must have been long time ago. It's just regular Toronto. Comparing it to China town, this is a huge difference. China town is quite as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Of course you would go to Little Italy if the food does not draw you in the fun of the people and the shops will.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Once again, an afternoon on a sunny day spent wandering Little Italy. So many restaurants, bars, bakeries and cafes. Every time we come here we feel like we are back in Italy as we were a few summers ago. Full of young people speaking Italian, full of life, and food, and wine. An amazing way to spend some time in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

It's a great place to visit .Many shops and restaurants to choose from. The food is all Italian and delicious.The stores carry items from Italy.Like shoes and jewellery.Cafes to have an espresso and a pastry,Lots of fruit and vegatables stores. A great way to spend an afternoon.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

I love to travel, and Toronto is great! It was a little cold out in January but Little Italy is worth being cold. We found a little place for dinner and it was great!

Thank MommaRose2016

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Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are packed with fresh fish, cured meats, and pungent cheeses. All of the activity makes it a perfect spot for people-watching, especially over a nice glass of red wine or a quick and sumptuous slice of pizza at one of the many eateries or trattorias in the area.
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