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Distillery Historic District

55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
+1 416-364-1177
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The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions and home to live theatres, galleries, fashion, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s all completely closed to traffic and just a few minutes walk from downtown Toronto.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
+1 416-364-1177
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoyed our visit to the Distillery District. Upscale and funky places to shop and eat. Enjoyed learning about the history of the district. Beautiful architecture. More for couples than families. Went for the Fluevog shoe store.

Thank R-and-R64
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We walked here from Union st station. Passing through the old distillery area was very pleasant which has been tastefully restored to provide a venue for an art gallery and display of sculptures. Incorporates restaurants, shops and the mill st brew pub. With the best...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Distillery District was a nice place to walk through but for tourists on the go, it didn't offer much beyond high-end specialty shops and gourmet restaurants. I could tell this was a neighborhood on the rise, and the architecture and art were interesting. The...More

Thank loganaimone
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very nice area for a short walk and lunch or dinner or even a drink. All shops within a reasonable region so first have a walk around before you decide where you would like to sit for a drink or meal. Nice choice of restaurants...More

Thank kifissia12
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Really pretty area, great to walk around at dusk and take photos of the different sculptures. It's definitely a very romantic area. I would skip the restaurants though, they can be overpriced and the food is average. We ended up walking to Esplanade/St Lawrence Market...More

Thank LivO O
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is a cool area to visit, drop in in art galleries, concept stores and fashion boutiques! Very cool restaurants and breweries all around! Highly reccomendable

Thank Travelgems_10
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and different shopping opportunities whether buying or just looking. Very neat place to wander around yourself and take your visitors.

Thank squeebie22
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Distillery District is full of surprises. Its a great place to go whether you live in the city or are visiting. Whether its a coffee at the famous Balzac's or a pint at the Mill Street Pub, or chocolate sampling at Somas, or Mexican...More

Thank Nic P
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of expensive galleries, some good but not great restaurants, and a decent theatre company. It does have an old world feel, but it's better in Montreal and Quebec City.

Thank cpurdye
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great reuse of what was probably a fairly dilapidated part of town at one point. We were there in the evening when some of the shops were closed, but the restaurants were bustling! The beautiful summer flowers and the gas lamps add to the charm....More

Thank Mary M
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Ineta C
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Response from Mohammed A | Reviewed this property |
Hi As said earlier it's hard to find a street parking and the parking garages are likely between 7 and 20 dollars for the maximum time allowed The price and availability could vary based on where you are going If you are... More
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
If it's art galleries you want, Queen West might be a better bet. It's a stretch of Queen St. west of downtown. TripAdvisor won't let me post a link, but google "Queen West galleries" for what's happening at the moment... More
Neha M
6 November 2016|
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Response from oc8892016 | Reviewed this property |
St Michael is still under renovation and it doesn't look like it's going to be finished by Christmas, when it's done the grand plan according to the photos posted outside the renovation fence, it's very holy indeed. St James... More