It is no wonder that Chinatown is one of the most densely concentrated and chaotic areas of Toronto. Whether you’re trying to buy fruit at one of the many markets on a Saturday morning or find a bargain at one of the many shops, you’ll always be surrounded by excitement. Check out The Dragon City Mall at the corner of Dundas and Spadina for some fantastic shopping (and to get your Pocky fix). South of Dundas is the Chinatown Centre, where there is an adjacent Super 8 Motel.
Chinatown is known for its cluster of restaurants, many of which are last stops for late-night revellers. Swatow and New Ho King are popular options for a multiple course meal; Pho Hung is the destination for Vietnamese pho; Bright Pearl is known for its peking duck and Mother’s Dumplings is one of the best value restaurants in the city.
If you are in the city in late January, Chinatown is the best place to celebrate the Chinese New Year. In September, join the festivities of the Chinatown Festival, where you can learn more about Chinatown’s history, browse booths, eat plenty and watch the traditional Lion dances!
Tours & Tickets
Discover two of Toronto's most colorful and multicultural neighborhoods on this small-group walking tour of Kensington Market and Chinatown. On this 2-hour ... Read more
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)