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7 Super Cheap Stores To Hunt For Treasures In Toronto That Aren't Dollarama

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Staff Writer

If you've spent so much time at your local Dollarama that you're getting greeted by name, it's time to check out some other Toronto dollar stores.

These shops have amazing items from all around the world that can transform your home without making you worry about your bank balance.

Whether you're diving into spring cleaning mode or you're looking for presents for friends and family (or yourself!) these shops are definitely going to give you some bang for your buck.

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Address: 5095 Yonge St., North York, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Korean-inspired, Chinese-based outlet just set up its flagship Ontario store in North York Centre — its rows and rows of stationery, backpacks and home goods are as aesthetically pleasing as they are cheap.

Dollar Tree

Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: All their products are famously just $1.50 or cheaper, which means you can fill your boots with pretty much anything you can think of, from organic food to paintbrushes.

Absolute Dollar

Address: 1000 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Tucked away inside the Gerrard Square Shopping Centre, Absolute Dollar is apparently the go-to place for party supplies — customers rave on Yelp about their helium balloons on offer.


Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: The Japanese-inspired global chain is chock-full of all sorts of home goods, from stationary to makeup to cushions that are shaped like bananas and pineapples.


Address: 896 Don Mills Rd., North York, ON & 3265 Highway 7 E., Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: Oomomo's huge stores offer a huge range of Japanese products, from home goods to authentic Japanese snacks.

Your Dollar Store With More

Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: This Canadian dollar store franchise has been operating since 1998, and it has three locations in North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough.

Buck Or Two

Address: Yonge Eglington Centre, 2300 Yonge St., Unit #C19
Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Toronto's Buck Or Two is tucked on the concourse of the Yonge Eglington Centre, but you can also find another GTA location in Brampton.

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