Head to Eglinton Avenue West for a sampling of Toronto’s best island foods. Jamaica has been...
Little Jamaica & Eglinton West
Since the 1950s this area has been a hub for the Jamaican and wider Caribbean communities in Toronto. Walking along Eglinton Avenue West, you can immerse yourself in the culture with West Indian food, local grocers and independent stores selling specialty goods.
- Digging into Caribbean flavours at Rap’s (for the jerk chicken) or Randy’s Take Out (for delicious beef patties)
- Music hunting at TreaJah Isle Records
- Sun-Light Bakery for classic Jamaican baked goods and hardo bread
- Seeing Reggae Lane’s large-scale mural by artist Adrian Hayles—it features portraits of renowned local and international reggae musicians
- Checking out the numerous beauty stores or getting a trim at Pure Vibes Barber Shop or the Barbers of Eglinton
BOUNDARIES: Eglinton Avenue West, from Marlee Avenue in the east to Keele Street in the west.
PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC): Eglinton West subway station.
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