Toronto Restaurant Scene: East of Downtown

Here are the most popular restaurant areas & clusters East of Downtown (from west to east). [Other Toronto Areas]:

Al Fresco dining alongside St Lawrence Market

St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood
Jarvis and Front Streets
This historic Old Town Toronto neighbourhood's South Market has 50 gourmet food vendors and a dozen lunch counters. The best dining is along the streets outside. Especially The Esplanade (lots of pubs & Brasseries) and along Front Street, Church Street (wine bar, steakhouses, the like), with more varied cuisines along Wellington St, Yonge Street (the Irish Embassy!)

Queens Quay Harbourfront
At the Harbour Ferry terminal, , between Bathurst and Jarvis Street
Just blocks from downtown, this is the City's central waterfront, with Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands as a backdrop. There are hotels, unique shops, galleries, restaurants, theatres, and year-round cultural festivals.

Church-Wellesley Village
Church St N of Wellesley
Church and Wellesley is Toronto's predominately gay and lesbian neighbourhood with lots of shops, restaurants, bars, and other businesses. Throughout the year catch exciting events like Pride Week, the Church Street Fetish Fair and Halloween. Buddies and Bad Times gay theatres are also located here.

Old Queen Street East
Queen Street East between Victoria St and River St
This area has many 19th century historical sites and the century old Dominion Hotel with its popular jazz spot ahs quite a few restaurants.

The Distillery District
East of King & Parliament
There are a dozen restaurants and cafes, a cholcate factory and a microbrewery in the Distillery District, a historical site built around what was once the world's largest distillery and one of the largest collections of Victorian Industrial Architecture in North America. BR>

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