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Little Portugal, Toronto

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Little Portugal CharacterLittle Portugal is predominantly a residential area. The largest ethnic group are Portuguese and numbers of Portuguese storefronts are located along College and Dundas Streets, giving the area its name. There is a fine stock of mid-century homes.Main streetsDundas Street West is a four-lane east-west arterial road running through the centre of the neighbourhood. From Ossington Avenue west the street is known as Rua Açores. There are storefronts along most of the street and are primarily local businesses. College Street West is a four-lane arterial road approximately a quarter-mile north of Dundas meeting Dundas at its western end just west of Lansdowne Avenue. It has storefronts along most of its length. College Street has several areas of Portuguese restaurants and bars east and west of Dufferin Avenue.In 2006, the businesses on Dundas Street from the CNR tracks on the west to Rusholme Road on the east organized the 'Dundas West Business Improvement Area.' In 2007, the 'Little Portugal Business Improvement Area' was formed for the stretch of businesses along Dundas Street from Rusholme Road (just east of Dufferin) to Roxton Road (one block east of Ossington
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  • There are restaurants Portugal, Portugal goods for shops, Portugal-speaking Brazil-related shops. Received the impression of a sober City area not very flashy, not rooted in daily life, impressions, not common for tourists the impression that while good shop area.
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  • There isnt much at all to see as the little area is modernized. Oh and don't follow Google map! Took me round to nowhere! Head to Gladstone Ave on Dundas West instead. The cafes are mostly not promine...  more »
  • Was visiting all the ethnic areas Toronto has to offer. Was excited to see this one since I've never been to a Portugal area. Wanted to see and taste the food. Was out of the area before I realized I ...  more »

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