Here are the most popular restaurant areas & clusters along College and Dundas St W (from west to east). [Other Toronto Areas]:
Roncesvalles Village / Little Poland
Roncesvalles Ave., between King St. and Dundas St. West
This area's turn of last-century tree-lined streets have an Old World atmosphere, with a decidedly Polish & Russian accent. You'll find fresh-baked goods and traditional smokehouses, traditional East European cuisine, cafes as well as trendy fashion shops.
Rua Acores / Portugal Village
Dundas St between Ossington Ave and Dufferin St
This area around the Trinity Bellwoods Park is an enclave of Portuguese immigrants, with a concentration of Portuguese shops,. fishmongers, cheese shops, cafes, bakeries and restaurants.
College Street between Shaw St and Havelock St (roughly W of Ossington)
Just west of Little Italy, this an up and coming neighbourhood features over 100 businesses, with a wide assortment of restaurants, hair and beauty services, and other personal and household services.
College Street between Bathurst and Ossington and between Shaw St. and Euclid Ave.
This neighbourhood was once Italian to the core, and today includes many South American, Portuguese, and Asian newcomers making this community a diverse multicultural mosaic. Lots of fine Italian dining and shops. Little Italy is filled with Italian shops and cafes and is most busy during the summer when crowds spill onto the street. Although most of the actual Italian community has moved north, many of the Italian shops have remained.
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