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Live Like a Local in Toronto

Toronto is a top destination among natives as well as out-of-town travelers seeking to explore the city’s art galleries, museums, and large shopping malls. There is much more to see and enjoy so make plans to spend a day enjoying some of the local favorites, which include popular eateries, farmers’ markets, and 5-star wellness centers and spas. Here’s a quick overview of choice places to visit in Toronto.

Top Dining Destinations in Toronto

G for Gelato is a favorite spot among Toronto natives for those who love to indulge in this creamy dessert concoction, which is similar to ice cream. The restaurant is also widely known for its delicious thin crust gourmet pizza. Other specialties served by the eatery that the locals enjoy include Paninis, fresh salads, and cannoli. Menu items are available to order for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

If you are in search of a restaurant that serves breakfast all day, then check out the Sunset Grill. Fresh food and quick service at the eatery draws in the crowds who call it the best place in town to get breakfast. Favorite menu items among natives include French toast, waffles, and the famous Sunset burger. The eatery also serves delicious sandwiches, salads, and offers lighter fare and menu selections.

Breakfast, brunch, and lunch are the featured selections at the Over Easy Restaurant. Toronto natives give this eatery top votes as a local favorite for its cozy atmosphere and down-home delicious comfort food. You can enjoy breakfast burritos, pancakes, French toast, and waffles for breakfast and come back later for lunch to enjoy a classic sandwich along with soup and a side salad.

Favorite Places to Shop in Toronto

St. Lawrence Market is a shopper’s mecca where you can enjoy a wide selection of products offered by local vendors. The indoor market features artisans, bulk foods, flowers, coffee, dairy products including cheese and eggs, pastries and bakery items, poultry and meat, specialty foods, seafood, and locally sourced fresh fruits and vegetables.

Cynthia Findlay Antiques is your one-stop destination for estate and vintage items as well as modern style jewelry. The shop is a treasure trove of collectibles that includes china, pottery, tableware, clocks, bookends, crystal, furniture, perfume bottles, carvings, picture frames, timepieces, and engagement rings. The collection includes pieces from Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, and Retro periods.

Wellness Spas in Toronto

Novo Spa services that Toronto natives will want to indulge in and enjoy include aroma color therapy sauna, tea rituals, relaxation lounges, and hot stone massage treatments. Spa cuisine includes a delectable menu featuring salads, sandwiches, and smoothies.

The Spa Four Seasons offers a variety of soothing and relaxing treatment options that include an indoor relaxation pool, whirlpool, steam rooms, and aromatherapy massages. Other services include skin care facials, manicures, and hair styling along with wellness therapy treatments.

This guide features a sampling of the wonderful places to visit in Toronto. The area offers many fine dining and shopping experiences with other adventures just waiting to be discovered.

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