The Best Local Shopping Spots in Toronto

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Toronto? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Above Ground – Paint your own Picasso

Above Ground – Paint your own Picasso

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“Above Ground” is my one-stop shop for all of the art supplies I need in life. The staff are helpful, prices are affordable and an awesome selection.

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AGO Shop – The art of cool gifts

AGO Shop – The art of cool gifts

Image by Jeffrey Wood

The “AGO Shop”, or the gift shop of the Art Gallery of Ontario, isn’t your average gallery store. It’s perfect for creative Canadiana gifts and souvenirs!

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Black Market – Only got $20 in my pocket

Black Market – Only got $20 in my pocket

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“Black Market” Toronto is a vintage clothes shop located in a large basement with a nitty-gritty vibe that echoes the feel of the Toronto I know…

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Blue Banana Market – Unique Toronto souvenirs

Blue Banana Market – Unique Toronto souvenirs

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“Blue Banana Market” Toronto is one of my favourite spots in the city- small fruit, cheese and seafood vendors co-exist with organic juice shops…

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BMV Books – Reads for the road

BMV Books – Reads for the road

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“BMV Books” in Toronto’s Annex is the best option for book shopping. It has a huge selection of just about everything and at the right prices. I love it!

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