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Welcome

Welcome!

There’s a lot to do in Toronto!

Canada’s Wonderland
Hwy 400 Vaughan, ON
www.canadaswonderland.com

CN Tower
Do you have what it takes to do the Edge Walk  – 1168 feet or 116 storeys above Toronto?
www.cntower.ca

Ontario Science Centre
Don Mills and Eglinton
Lots to see! This weekend there’s Game On 2.0 and IMAX films Flight of the Butterflies, Born to be Wild, Under the Sea and Rocky Mountain Express. www.ontariosciencecentre.ca

Royal Ontario Museum
Currently Featuring: Mesapotamia, Sebastião Salgado, Jane Ash Poitras, Haute Couture, oh yeah and Dinosaurs! www.rom.on.ca

Toronto Islands
Beautiful beaches, The Rectory Café, Centreville for Kids, walks by the lake, bike and canoe rentals are a short ferry ride from the Terminal at Bay and Front Street. http://bit.ly/KoX2s

Events

Canadian National Exhibition
Rides, Pavilions& the Air Show!
www.theex.com

Art Lovers! Check out Artfest
at the Distillery District
South of Front St. between Parliament and Cherry Sts.
http://bit.ly/JVFZDA

Hispanic Fiesta 2013
Music, Food and Culture at Mel Lastman Square
http://hispanicfiesta.com

Hot n’ Spicy Food Festival
Harbourfront @ Front and Bay Sts
A fiery palette of hot and spicy food, music, dance and the always-popular Iron Chef Competition! http://bit.ly/16SP1w2

Restaurants in the area

Congee Queen
895 Lawrence Avenue East @ Don mills
416-916-0338
www.congeequeen.com

Fin Izakaya
55 Eglinton Avenue East (@ Yonge)
647-347-3864
www.finizakaya.com

Genghis Khan Mongolian Grill
900 Don Mills Rd
www.genghiskhanmongoliangrill.com‎

Tim Horton’s
150 Wynford Drive
Across from the Toronto Don Valley Hotel

Shops at Don Mills
1090 Don Mills Rd @ Lawrence
www.shopsatdonmills.ca

15 restaurants and cafés including…

  • Anthony’s Grill
  • Aroma Espresso Bar
  • Bier Markt
  • Fabbrica (Italian)
  • Glow Fresh Grill & Wine Bar
  • Jack Astor’s
  • Joey Don Mills Grill / Lounge
  • Linda Modern Thai Cuisine
  • Panera Cafe
  • P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
  • Starbucks
  • Teavana

Shopaholic?

We’ve got your fix.

Pacific Mall
4300 Steeles Ave. E. at Kennedy
Boasting 500 shops and restaurants, it’s open 365 days a year.
www.pacificmalltoronto.com

T & T Supermarket
222 Cherry Street or 5661 Steeles Avenue E.
Popular for fresh pan-Asian groceries and prepared food.
www.tnt-supermarket.com

Ontario Spring Water Sake Company
Sake in the City
51 Gristmill Lane (In the Distillery District)
http://ontariosake.com

J-Town
3160 Steeles Ave. E.
Shops featuring Japanese groceries and goods.
http://www.jtown.ca

Sanko Trading Co.
730 Queen St. W
One stop-shopping for Japanese food and gifts
www.toronto-sanko.com

 Essentials

Esso Gas Station
843 Don Mills @ Wynford Dr.
24 hours

The Real Canadian Superstore
825 Don Mills Rd & Eglinton
Friday 7am – 11pm
Saturday 7am – 11pm
Sunday 7am – 11pm
ATM, Groceries, Wine Shop,
Closed Labour Day

Liquor Store – LCBO
Lawrence Ave & Don Mills Rd
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 9pm
Sunday 12am – 6pm
Closed Labour Day

The Beer Store
Friday 10am – 10pm
Saturday 9am – 9pm
Sunday 11am – 6pm
Closed Labour Day

Shoppers Drug Mart
24 hours
946 Lawrence Ave E. @ Don Mills

Public Transit
TTC bus route serving The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre:
100 Flemingdon Park from Eglinton station
Cash Fare: $3.00

Beck Taxi
416-751-5555

Touristy Apps

See Toronto – quite a bit of offline content loaded (IOS and Android)
Toronto Offline Maps – save your data charges! (IOS and Android)
Toronto map and walking tours – offline content (IOS only)
Trip Advisor offline City Guide
(IOS and Android)
Toronto Eaton Centre
(IOS and Android)
‘Hailo’ a taxi from the restaurant and watch it arrive in real time
(IOS and Android)