Yonge & Eglinton | Neighbourhood Spotlight

Dated: April 1 2022

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Welcome to Yonge and Eglinton! What was once a part of the old Town of North Toronto, is also affectionately known as “Yonge and Eligible” thanks to the 20-something crowds that settled into the low and high-rise apartment buildings in the 70s and 80s. Today, that moniker is more about lifestyle than age - while there’s a youthfulness to the neighbourhood, Yonge and Eglinton is especially popular with families raising school-age children. It has everything families are looking for,  including good-sized houses, an excellent selection of public, private, and separate schools, and a multitude of parks and recreational facilities!


Bosley REALTOR® Jamie Harnish not only serves the Yonge-Eglinton neighbourhood, but has called it home for over four years and has spent the past two years highlighting and supporting the local businesses in the area! Whether you’re stopping by for the day or you’re looking to make a new part of Toronto your home - be sure to visit a few of Jamie’s favourite spots!

 

 

 

SHOP IN YONGE-EGLINTON

The Social Blend
130 Eglinton Avenue East

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Located in the heart of Yonge and Eglinton, The Social Blend is driven by a team filled with passion and knowledge about coffee and Korean-inspired desserts! The Social Blend offers not only a delicious selection of hot and cold coffees but they’re also known for their sweet (but not-too-sweet) Korean-style macarons. Choose from 15 flavours: their classic Signature 9, and six rotating monthly flavours!

Stoc k T.C. 2388
Yonge Street, Ground Floor

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From Cumbrae’s sustainable farms to Terroni’s handcrafted pizza, pasta, and wine list - Stock T.C. is a temple to beautiful food, hand-selected and crafted by the teams that have shaped Toronto's dining scene for decades! Head over to Stock T.C .for their lunch and dinner menus or add these delicious items directly into your grocery shopping cart to enjoy at home!

Uptown Brie
11 Castlefield Avenue

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Uptown Brie offers flavourful gourmet sandwiches, seasonal salads, an array of global and domestic cheeses, as well as fresh deli meats, responding to local demand for prepared foods of impeccable quality!

 

Whether you are putting together dinner tonight or throwing a party tomorrow, Uptown Brie is here to help. Choose from their wide range of offerings, or their chef can custom create a menu to reflect your special day!  

Suetables
2525 Yonge Street

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Suetables create, and hand-stamp meaningful high-quality jewelry in the Yonge-Eglington neighbourhood! Their collection is curated to house both Suetables-branded original jewelry designs, product collaborations with like-minded creators, and soulful brands with whom they share a similar philosophy. Suetables delivers happiness, connection, and support for self-expression to their community - ‘one charm’ at a time.

Jerome's Menswear
2603 Yonge Street

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Jerome's Menswear is a family-run business established in 1979. Each season they scour the globe for top designers, fabric manufacturers, and brands to deliver the best experience to their customers. Highlight brands include Canali, Paige Denim, SAXX, 34 Heritage, Alberto, Stenstroms and other exclusive Italian and European products. They even offer a closet clean-out service!

Enter, Jerome’s Closet Clean Out: they’ll come to your home and do a complete overhaul of your wardrobe! This is in conjunction with an in-store consultation where they’ll bring in the new items and remove the old ones. Once they’ve established what additional items you need, they provide those as well! Talk about a full-service experience!

 

DINE IN YONGE-EGLINTON

La Vecchia Uptown
2405 Yonge Street A

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Take a trip to old-world Italy without leaving Toronto! La Vecchia Ristorante has been located in the fashionable district of Yonge and Eglinton for over 20 years and has been offering an authentic taste of Italian cuisine with a genuine Italian ambiance. La Vecchia offers two stunning stone cellar-style private dining rooms " La Caverna" and "La Grotta", perfect for a special private event. Don’t wait - book your reservation today!

Byblos Uptown
2537 Yonge Street

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Using time-honoured classic techniques and modern methods, Byblos’ dishes showcase the regionally-specific spices and flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean seaboard. The menu is a true coastal and cultural mosaic, served family-style with a wonderful atmosphere! 

Good Fortune Bar
130 Eglinton Avenue East, Lower Level

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Good Fortune Bar is a late-night cocktail and snack bar tucked inside and downstairs at La Carnita Uptown. As the glamorous little sister, Good Fortune’s decor is warm and inviting. The design mixes pink stucco, terracotta, and palm leaf wallpaper against green leather couches and neon, and if you don’t feel like you’re in a Miami beach clubhouse yet, try the crinkle-cut fries and cheeseburgers topped with hickory sticks - trust us! 

Zezafoun Syrian Cuisine
4 Manor Road East

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In 2018 Marcelle and her mother, Yolla, started Zezafoun as a cozy family restaurant to promote Syrian food's delicious taste. With the goal to share the beautiful Syrian culture with all the people in Toronto and beyond, each dish on the menu has a beautiful story to tell! 

 

PLAY IN YONGE-EGLINTON

 

Snakes and Lattes Midtown
45 Eglinton Avenue East

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Established in 2010, Snakes & Lattes provides an interactive and fun dining experience. They offer beautiful spaces and unique hospitality focused on their passions: board games and food! Snakes & Lattes' goal is to create a fun environment that fosters genuine interactions between people. Join in on the cheering and laughter you hear from outside! From a first date to spending time with family and friends, Snakes & Lattes is the place to be! 

Absolute Comedy
2335 Yonge Street

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Absolute Comedy is more than hilarious shows in a great atmosphere - they also offer delicious food at fantastic prices. What a perfect night! Dinner, drinks, and a show all under one roof! Check out their lineup today and score tickets for a night full of laughter! 

North Toronto Memorial Community Centre
200 Eglinton Avenue West

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North Toronto Memorial Community Centre is a multi-use complex with a fitness centre, gymnasium, multipurpose rooms, and indoor and outdoor pools! There’s something for everyone - rain or shine! 

Vibe Ten Studio
2481A Yonge Street

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Welcome to Toronto’s most affordable yoga studio! Vibe Ten was started with a mission to break down barriers and make yoga inclusive and accessible. They are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the voices of all clients and staff! 


There’s something for everyone in the Yonge & Eglinton neighbourhood and we can’t wait to help you explore! If you love it as much as we do and are looking to relocate to the area, contact Bosley Real Estate today.

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Jamie MacLean

Jamie MacLean has over 25 years of marketing experience with extensive knowledge in digital marketing, social media management, website development, public relations, re-branding, brand activations, l....

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