Last Updated: December 23, 2020

Toronto Chinatown Attractions

A Taste of the World

This is wonderful guided tour of Chinatown. If you would rather not go through Chinatown alone, then booking a trip with this group is highly recommended. You get to have fun throughout the interactive tour, and also learn some of the Chinese culture and traditions along the way. This is one of the best tours you might ever go on. You can also book private tours for the family if you would rather not have a tour guide with a lot of other people.

Join in on some of the best events happening in the city through this group. There are a number of places you will see, shop at, and eat at while in Chinatown. If you would like to know more about the tours, or to book a tour you can give them a call at 416 923 6813.

Bright Pearl Seafood Restaurant

This wonderful seafood restaurant is one of the best restaurants serving fresh seafood specialties throughout the day. If you would like to eat Dim Sum, then keep in coming when you visit this restaurant. Dim Sum is served all day long, and you can get as much as you would like on your visit. Some of their famous specialty dishes include Peking Duck, and wonderful Jumbo Shrimp with vegetables. Do not forget to try their Crispy Lemon Chicken!

Located in the heart of Chinatown in Toronto, on Spadina Ave. If you would like to find out more information about the restaurant, or the menu choices then you can give them a call at 416 979 3988.

Kwangtung Dim Sum

This is a fine establishment that serves… you got it! Dim Sum. Of course, they serve other wonderful and delicious Chinese plates to tackle any taste buds. They have a casual and fun atmosphere that allows you to sit back and relax while eating the Dim Sum or Chinese specialty dish of your choice. The prices are affordable, and you will be sure to leave being full without spending too much money in order to get that way. They welcome tourists at any time.

You can visit them at the heart of Chinatown; you will not miss them when passing through. Find out if this is your favorite Chinatown restaurant.

New Ho King Restaurant

With all of the wonderful restaurants in the area, this is one of them that you have to check out. They provide only the best service in their 100% clean restaurant. If you want water, they bring a fresh, cold Brita water filtered pitcher right to your table. They offer all of the classic Chinese dishes that you just love such as chow mein and Dim Sum. As Cantonese tradition goes, they serve a sweet soup after the meal. Make sure to try it! It adds something to the experience, and to the overall meal. You will be able to fill up at this restaurant with all they have to offer.

If you would like to give them a visit, go right into Chinatown at 416 Spadina Ave. You can also call their restaurant for more helpful information at 416 595 1881. They are open throughout the week, and you can eat for an affordable price without being disappointed.

Spadina Garden

This restaurant has over 25 years in business, and they know what their customers enjoy eating. They specialize in Peking, Hunan, and Szechuan food allowing you the most when it comes to menu choices. Their establishment is wonderfully dressed, and you can be sure to feel at ease while speaking to the service. They have a large choice of delicious specialty dishes to fit your needs when it comes to eating some of the best traditional dishes out there. What will you choose? You have a number of options, and all the time in the world.

If you would like to give them a visit, they are located right in Toronto’s Chinatown on 116 Dundas Street West. Call ahead of time to get menu options, and seating arrangements at 416 977 3413. You will be glad you chose Spadina Garden as your Chinese restaurant choice.


Toronto Chinatown Festival

This is a nonprofit event, and all you have to do is come pay tribute to the Chinese culture. With a multitude of activities to join in on, you can be sure to find something you enjoy doing while at the festival. The festival usually attracts over 100,000 people throughout the weekend. On top of the activities, they also have booths and stands on the streets for shopping, food, and even more fun. Stop by Chinatown during this celebration. It will be a day to remember.

They welcome anyone who would like to join in on the fun for their annual Chinatown parade. Admission is free, and all ages are encouraged to come and participate. The festival usually lasts all weekend, all day for each of the days in the weekend. They celebrate throughout Toronto’s Chinatown.

Chinese New Year

This is one of the biggest celebrations for the Chinese. They celebrate the New Year in the streets with visitors who would like to join in. They have a number of activities, and one of the best parts of this celebration is the parade, featuring lion and dragon dancers. They throw a parade in the middle of the day to show their devotion to their culture and beliefs. It is brightly colored, and wonderful to watch as each of the sections moves down the street. Once the parade is over, shop in the tents and at the side tables on the streets, or grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants.

Wear red for good luck in the next New Year! You can find them in the streets of Chinatown, and the celebration lasts all day long. The festivals date depends on when the next New Year is.

Chinese New Year Festival – Toronto

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