Hopping and happening, this part of town is the spot to kick back and enjoy yourself.

The Westside is the liveliest and trendiest part of the city. It’s open all hours, and the streets are lined with hip restaurants, bars and all manner of local boutiques. 

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BOUNDARIES: Sorauren Avenue to the west, Spadina Avenue to the east, Bloor Street West to the north, and the Gardiner Expressway to the south.

PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC):  Line 2 Bloor-Danforth subway stations (St. George to Lansdowne). 501 and 505 streetcars.

Westside Neighbourhoods

Westside Neighbourhoods

People walk by a wall mural that reads "This is Paradise" in Toronto's Queen Street West neighbourhood

Queen West

The dynamic energy of Toronto’s Queen Street West is unmatched anywhere else in the city. The...

Liberty Village neighbourhood

Liberty Village

Heady with Gen Z and millennial energy, Liberty Village has a youthful, campus-meets-condo...

The patio at Bellwoods Brewery in summer on Ossington Street


Arguably one of the city’s trendiest strips, Ossington is hugely popular with the under-30...

A streetcar on College street in the Little Italy neighbourhood

Little Italy

Although this historically Italian neighbourhood is now more diverse, its heritage is hard to...

Kensington Market is a walkable bohemian neighbourhood that draws artists and tourists to its indie shops, vintage boutiques and arts spaces. The Market is also home to a wide array of specialty grocers, bakeries and cheese shops.

Kensington Market

This eclectic neighbourhood is a multicultural mix of supermarkets, street food, hole-in-the-wall...

The shops and markets of Toronto's Chinatown on Spadina Avenue


Established in 1878, Chinatown is one of Toronto’s oldest and most dynamic...

The restaurants and shops of King Street West entertainment district Toronto

King West

Whether it’s an evening of dancing or fine dining, King Street West is the place to set your...

"The Gladstone Hotel, one of the oldest hotel buildings still operating as a hotel in Toronto, was built in 1889 and named after Gladstone Avenue, next to the hotel. The Parkdale area hotel was designed by local architect G.M. Miller in the Romanesque Revival style. 173w "


Parkdale is Toronto in a microcosm: eclectic, artsy and ever-changing. This west-end neighbourhood...

Dundas West graffiti

Little Portugal

This eclectic, multicultural neighbourhood is filled with all manner of quirky bars, quaint...