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Greektown on the Danforth

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Address: 1675 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 416-469-5634

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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Anestis ON the Danforth Greek 526 Danforth Avenue

Our friend recommend this restaurant , from the bread to the main everything was excellent, we were not familiar with the Greek wines but our waiter recommend one it was very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Markham, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Greektown on the Danforth ... sounds delicious, but the reality is that the quality of food has gone down considerably since I first visited 20 years ago. Of course, it could simply be that my tastebuds don't appreciate Greek food any more, but I doubt that. Of the several restaurants I've tried in GreekTown over the past 2 years, the... More 

Thank femmeflamme
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friend recommend this restaurant , from the bread to the main everything was excellent, we were not familiar with the Greek wines but our waiter recommend one it was very good, portion was great, this place has been opened for a week, I hope the quality and value does not change will return .

Thank Coojoy
Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you love Greek food, go there. Every year there is a food festival in July along this strip of "The Danforth" area (which is the eastern extension of Bloor Street). It is easily accessible by subway and you can walk along the main area from one subway stop to another. My husband proposed to me in one of the... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This area is one of the best in Toronto. Almost every business is independent and offers a truly unique experience. The area literally has everything you could need, from basic needs, groceries and pharma and home goods, to unique boutiques and gift shops. While most of the original greek themed stores have moved on from the past, you can still... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

surprising it's worth it! it is fun to walk around the whole area - shop, get an ice cream and meet theses people in a continuous festival ambiance

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Moscow, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Very nice borough! Everything is next door! A plenty of restaurants, shops and services. The TTC line is going along Danforth and is in 5 minutes walking everywhere.

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Took the metro to Pape or Chester and walk along Danforth - Greektown. Lots of shops, services, restaurants, cafes. The street signs are English and Greek, Greek and Canadian flags are on each pole, banners across Danforth say welcome to GreekTown. We were here for a night of great greek food and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was very... More 

Thank Willram
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We enjoyed walking on Danforth and view the many restaurants but best of all I like buying fruits and vegetable from the asian small stores. The produce is fresh and the prices are lower than large grocery stores.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I feel that Greektown is one of the better ethnic communities in Toronto. There were certainly enough Greek restaurants to give it a Greek flavour. I don't know what it's like at night but during the day it is rather low key.

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