Next door to...
Trinity-Bellwoods Park
Little Italy, West Queen West, Parkdale
Where in Toronto?
Dundas Street West and Ossington Avenue
Boundaries of the 'hood
Belongs to, falls in, or is a part of...
• Former municipality Old Toronto
• Municipal Ward: Ward 19, Trinity-Spadina
• School Ward
• Community Council
• Federal Riding: Trinity-Spadina
• Provincial Riding: Trinity-Spadina
• Residents' Association
• Missed something, put it here!
Best known for
Custard tarts, World Cup mania

Pedestrian friendly, smiles on the street, good coffee, great bars, fishmongers and custard tarts.

Toronto's large Portuguese community is centred in this neighbourhood, with dozens of bake shops, restaurants, cheese stores, and fish markets – especially along Dundas Street West and College Street West.

Dakota Tavern, Sweaty Betty's, Crooked Star, Communist Daughter and the Sparrow for drinks.

The Golden Turtle (Pho Rua Vang) patio in the summer! Art gallery hopping and vintage shopping along Ossington Avenue. Big and beautiful yoga studio: YogaSpace.

The Golden Turtle (Pho Rua Vang): excellent and cheap! Sparrow: good for a date with super food Get Real: Nice vegetarian dining


Dundas street car and the Ossington bus.

Major Streets and Intersections

Parks and Recreation


St. Christopher House Music School

Community Centres

Suggested reading:

  • Toronto's Little Portugal: A Neighbourhood in Transition, C. Teixeira, March 2007 - Link to PDF
  • Your Neighbourhood: How it’s Changing, Fall, 2005 - Link to PDF