What's in the neighborhood?

Hungry? Thirsty? Curious? We've got you covered. 

We LOVE our neighbourhood! We're steps away from Kensington MarketLittle ItalyChinatown, and the gorgeous University of Toronto campus

Where to Grab Coffee & Tea Nearby

If you're rushing to class, remember that we always have yummy coffee and tea ready in class ;)

Otherwise, here are the closest options:

- There's a Tim Hortons on the  south-side of our building  and McCafe across the street.
-  Hopper Coffee makes killer Americanos and Cappuccinos, about 250m away right on College Street. 

Where to Eat Nearby:

For some quick fixes:
- Right next to our building's front entrance is Clubhouse Sandwich Shop, which makes bangin' sammies
Mi'Hito Sushi Laboratory for sushi, sushi burritos, sushi tacos, and poke bowls is just a 2 minute walk
- For some fast-food, you have your pick of Smoke's Poutinerie, Pizza Nova, Popeyes, Tim Hortons and Burger King

For a sit-down meal:
Mother Dumplings is an iconic spot for shareable Chinese fare & handmade dumplings
Grasshopper, a fresh vegan bistro for all your tasty veg needs
Otto's Berlin Döner for hefty döner sandwiches and currywurst. They have a disco light washroom!
- For some mind-blowing Iranian stews, you need The Pomegranate
Auntie's & Uncle's for the best classic brunch in seriously vintage hipster digs

Where to Hang Out Nearby:

Wanna stay a while?  Livelihood Cafe is an amazing non-profit that helps people build careers that are sustainable over time. Good snacks and good cause!  Fika Cafe is a gorgeous Scandinavian-inspired cafe and bakeshop, with a wall made of books

Book lover? You're in luck and good company! We're across the street from the gorgeous Lilian H Smith Library, and steps away from Toronto mainstays Beguiling Comics & Art and She Said Boom: Used Books & Records

Sugar rush? Wanda's Pie in the Sky is true to its name, and Bunners Bake Shop for the best vegan and gluten-free treats in town! 

After class drinks? Cafe Pamenar doubles as a cafe, bar, and art/music venue, with a beautiful back patio. You can get your fix of local brews at Kensington Brewery Co., craft beer and cocktails at Trinity Commons, and there's Poetry Jazz Cafe for some... well, jazz, and poetry! 

Art lover? We love 187 GalleryIgnite Gallery, and Whippersnapper. There's also a ton of street art and murals in the neighbourhood. 

Vintage lover? Take a walk down Kensington Avenue and find heaps of vintage stores to explore. Never a dull moment :)

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