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Best things to do in Corktown, Old Toronto

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Pub
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“Casual pub just down the street! Great vibes, and great food! They have local beer, a great patio, and live music on select days. ”
24 locals recommend
Café
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“Super trendy cafe with coffee, quick eats, and alcohol! Lots of indoor seating space and a small patio”
26 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“ Close but check out the hours in advance as they close early. If late hours see the other listed shoppers such as the one located at Jarvis and Esplanade”
28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“An amazing health food restaurant, practically on your doorstep. This gluten-free kitchen serves up whole food means and amazing cold press. Some of which is available for free from pitchers on weekends. Also a great place to sit down and work away or have a meeting over coffee. ”
21 locals recommend
Cafe
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“A great coffee shop around the corner to grab a coffee and a healthy snack before heading into the city centre”
12 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of my favourite little spots for breakfast! Their housemade ketchup is what dreams are made of. This place is quite teeny so not ideal for large groups. ”
15 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Arguably the best desserts in the city. People drive in from Markham on Friday night for dessert here (which is almost a 1 hour drive one way!). Only a 5 minute walk from our place.”
15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Intimate shop run by a lovely Japanese couple dedicated to the craft of coffee. A small seating area in the back has a green wall. Charming Japanese baked goods. Especially love the sesame latte. ”
9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“rated one of the best Italian restaurants in the city, definitely a fancier night out.”
6 locals recommend
Spa
“Similar to Norwegian spas where you find pools of different degrees, massage and body scrubs available. Wednesdays are discount days.”
8 locals recommend
Gym
“Free first visit, just bring a piece of ID. Day pass is $15 thereafter. Huge sports and recreation complex suitable for everyone!”
4 locals recommend
Establishment
1 local recommends
Cafe
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Love burgers but crave a vegetarian meal? This is your place! They get everything right. 3.5 Stars - $$ ”
3 locals recommend
Wine Shop
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“Open until 11PM most nights - good in a pinch for mediocre wine - but try to get to the LCBO for better selection”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cute, fancy and delicious restaurant, great for a romantic evening or meeting friends (also three words I use to describe myself)”
5 locals recommend