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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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This area is a place for lots of people watching.Theres a european square with a fountain where people congregate and socialize. Lots to see and lots of good food to eat, from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Thank Anna L
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best places to visit in Toronto. It feels like a warm and friendly neighbourhood. The Greek restaurants are varied and all have something to offer, some cheaper than others, some fancier. Just because it's called Greektown, don't let that fool you. There are fabulous Sushi places, Mambo which is a wonderful Cuban spot with a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is a place for lots of people watching.Theres a european square with a fountain where people congregate and socialize. Lots to see and lots of good food to eat, from Greek to specialty ice cream shops. It does get very busy so if you dont like crowds, you might want to sit outside on a patio and watch... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like Greek food you will love going to the Danforth. Access by car or subway.Many choices of restaurants. Large festival Taste of the Danforth in the early fall, google for dates in 2017.

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Hanmer, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved walking along the Danforth. Great shops, like 100 Mile Baby and the Big Carrot. Great cafes, like Mocha Mocha and some wonderful restaurants specializing in Greek food. Unfortunately We couldn't eat at all of them.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great bakeries and authentic restaurant where they use real lamb. Decorated nice in the winter for Christmas.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can find anything you want or need here, and the vibe of the place is super friendly. I love the Greek restaurants, the quaint artsy shops, the specialty shops (fish, meat, sweets), The Big Carrot and so much more. Used to walk there every day in the summer with the kids when they were younger.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Visit for a wonderful meal, an event, perhaps some great shopping. Just visit. The people are welcoming and helpful to visitors alike. Many restaurants and shops. I enjoyed the clothing stores. There is a festival in the fall that you must attend...@ 250,000+ Torontonian's enjoy it each year.

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Markham, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

if you have never been try it but I found after several years it is too crowded and basically restaurant food sold on their street location. They need to provide more things to do,,entertainment rather than a Greek food fest. Forget about parking..use the subway/taxi.

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The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most 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 relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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