Brooke And Jeffrey's Guidebook

Brooke And Jeffrey
We are both Professionals who consider Toronto our home and our favourite North American city! We couldn't be more enthusiastic about the neighbourhood of Little Italy/ Little Portugal. And, our ... read more

Things to do in Toronto

587 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The ROM is a great spot to get cultured in Toronto! If you're in town on a Friday night, get ROM tickets to the evening events called Friday Night Lights. They are fantastic.

610 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful spot. If you're around the first, Thursday evening of the month, get tickets to First Thursdays - evening event where the gallery opens up with bar stations to grab drinks, listen to mus... read more

516 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great spot for the whole family. Our favourite is the 2nd Friday of the month Friday Night Jazz where you can have a cocktail with the sharks! Get your tickets online: https://www.ripleyaquariums.... read more

576 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you're looking for epic cheese and charcuterie or specialty items, take a gander in Kensington Market.

#5

The Drake Hotel

Everything Else
$$$$· 1150 Queen Street West·Map·Hours·Website·

239 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great spot to more casually club (versus the crowd on King Street)! They often have bands playing. More of a hipster crowd than the financial district and King West places.

160 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hands down the best (and the cheapest) Mexican in the city. It's not unusual to see celebrities hitting up this Parkdale gem. They don' take reservations and you may be on a waiting list (grab a d... read more

#7

Bar Isabel

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$$· 797 College Street·Map·Hours·Website·

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you love Spanish Tapas and seafood - this is the spot for you. Consistently rated one of Canada's top restaurants, you must seek a reservation far ahead of time! They update their menu regular... read more

#8

Lee

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 603 King Street West·Map·Hours·Website·

100 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sursur Lee is a local legend in Toronto with 4 restaurants. Lee's serves nouvelle French-Asian dishes. The atmosphere is electric right in the heart of King West. Order the Signature Slaw salad!

179 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The whole neighbourhood hangs out in this park. Great spot to take a walk through. On weekends, you'll see the neighbours having a drink or two with their picnic.

144 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Shop all along Queen Street West for some of the neatest boutiques in Toronto. It's the old fashion district that's now full from University to Dufferin with some of the most unique shopping in th... read more

63 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you're looking for a rooftop that wows, have drinks on the Thompson's Rooftop!

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I can't get enough of the famous ice cream cookie sandwiches! They make everything from scratch - including trendy ice cream flavours (olive oil, earl gray, ginger, etc.). Get there early, becaus... read more

#13

Barchef

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$· 472 Queen Street West·Map·Hours·Website·

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place serves the fanciest themed drinks - and this is exactly the concept and what it's known for. You'll have fun ordering all kinds of over-the-top cocktails. Great spot, especially for da... read more

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you're looking for a beautiful over-the-top impressive brunch spot, check out Colette. It's an incredibly impressive spread and is absolutely beautiful! But, you will pay for it. It is expensive.

#15

Fring's

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 455 King St W·Map·Hours·Website·

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Drake just opened this restaurant in 2016 - and, you can often spot him here. Menu is phenomenal. Atmosphere is even better. Great place to start your evening out if you plan to hit up the night... read more

29 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This sports bar start hopping pretty early until quite late. Great spot to meet people and dance. All about the throwbacks!

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place is like you've entered Greece (even the wines are Greek!). Great atmosphere. One of our favourite spots to have dinner with friends. The dishes are traditional and we love them - the ... read more

#18

Cactus Club Cafe

Food SceneRestaurants
77 Adelaide Street West·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is also a restaurant, but is most busy with a banker crowd around 4pm on a Friday. Get a reservation and experience TGIF happy hour in Toronto!

#19

Bent

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 777 Dundas Street West·Map·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sursur Lee does an amazing job with his Asian fusion fare. It's always been a 10/10 every time we've been fortunate enough to eat here! Sursur Lee is iconic in Toronto and has 4 restaurants.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really neat menu! All dishes are "Canadian" and inspired by the earliest settlers and natives. They are known for their inventive cocktails (ask which ones come with 100% fresh in-house ingredient... read more

126 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a vey basic shopping mall with a Walmart, Grocery Store, Wine Shop, DollarStore and Winners. You can walk there in under 15 minutes.

#22

Hoof Cafe

Food SceneRestaurants
923 Dundas Street West·Map·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Anthony Bourdain put this place on the map when it was featured on one of his shows visiting Toronto. If you're a meat-lover, then this spot's for you! Tables are small - 6 people and under. But, ... read more

69 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Metro grocery store is just a 2 minute walk away!

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Because they're unique and they try really hard! Awesome spot to grab a coffee.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Colleen runs one of the most successful custom bakeries in Toronto. Her Bake Shoppe studio is gorgeous and their treats are INSANE. Stop by and try the Ruffle's square :) it's just West of Ossin... read more

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just around the corner, Starving Artist is a trendy new brunch spot. They specialize in everything waffles (chicken and waffles, eggs benny waffles, huevos rancheros wafles - etc.). People come ... read more

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

There are College St. streetcar stops at Ossington and Shaw streets to go both East and West.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the coolest spots in our neighbourhood is Paintlouge - and it's literally a 1min walk, around the corner from us. Grab a drink and get an instructor to teach you how to paint. Great date n... read more

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Short walk from our place is Ossington Station. From here, you can get almost anywhere in the city.

34 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The local liquor and beer store is just East of us along college. Check store hours - usually closes at 9pm and 6pm on Sundays.