Whether you are brand new to the city or have visited before, 24 hours can seem like no time at all to enjoy Toronto. Thankfully for you, you couldn't be more wrong! It may be a short amount of time, but you can definitely jam pack those 24 hours full of fun things to do. 

Whether you are looking for the best places to eat, the coolest bars to drink at, or the trendiest activities you can only do in Toronto, we've got it all for you. So make sure to get started as soon as you enter the city to get as many things as you can knocked off your bucket list! 

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Food 🍔

Fun Bars 🕺

Activities 🏄

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Baro // 485 King St W

This spot is all about Latin inspired eats inside of an adorably designed interior! From egg fried rice to ceviche and a killer cocktail list, you are sure to want to re-visit the city just to eat at this spot again!

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Piano Piano // 88 Harbord St

This hot spot in the city has become the spot to go to when it comes to Italian cuisine in the city. From their charcuterie boards to their pizza and pasta, it's a great place if you are looking to load up on carbs!

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Grand Electric // 1330 Queen St W

If you are looking for some classic tacos in Toronto, look no further than Grand Electric. They've got the staple tacos you would know and love like baja fish and beef cheek as well as guac and chips for you to pair with your meal!

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La Banane // 227 Ossington Ave

This French restaurant is the perfect place to visit if you are in the mood for some Parisian inspired cuisine. Their seafood dishes featuring items like crab and tuna are impeccable, paired with the chic ambiance you've got the perfect place to visit if you are someone who appreciates the finer things in life!

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Kaboom Chicken // 722 Queen St E

Home to the ramen fried chicken burger, you have got to visit this spot and try it out if you've only got a day in the city. Though, if ramen isn't your thing there are tons of different things you can try as well. From Korean rice balls to Korean fried chicken and waffles, it;s the perfect place to get your fried chicken fix!

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The Lockhart // 1479 Dundas St W 

This Harry Potter themed bar is a must visit if you only have a day in the city. I mean it goes without saying that Potterheads will love this spot, but even if you aren't a diehard fan of the franchise, you'll definitely appreciate the eccentric flare this spot has and the welcoming ambiance!

Farside // 600 Gerrard St E

Farside is a great place to go to if you want to feel nostalgic and love spots with mid-century flare. With the retro couches and VHS tapes played on a monitor by a retro pinball machine, Farside nails the retro theme on the head. Pair the ambiance with cheap cocktails, cake and other staple menu items and you've got yourself the perfect bar!

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Pray Tell // 838 College St

Pray Tell is the perfect spot for any lover of aesthetically pleasing spaces. Between the plant wall and exposed wood, you'll be left wondering how every angle of this space could be so photo-ready! The spot features cocktails as well as cheap and delicious snacks to eat in between drinks.

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Track and Field // 860 College St

Track and Field is a great spot if you are looking for a bar that caters to your sporty side. With bocce ball and shuffleboard, you can work in a few rounds before, after or in between drinks while enjoying the always welcoming crowd!

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Nightowl // 647 College St

If you are looking for an eccentric spot in the city for drinks then definitely visit Nightowl! The adorable spot has a killer interior paired with retro pinball machines that actually work! Pair that with some great drinks and people and you've got the perfect night!

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Snakes and Lattes // 600 Bloor St W 

If you are looking for a more chilled out activity, check out Snakes and Lattes! They boast a ridiculous amount of board games from you to choose from while you snap a quick pic of your latte art before enjoying it!

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Edge Walk at the CN Tower // 301 Front St W 

The Edge Walk is definitely an experience you can only get in Toronto, so try to squeeze it into your schedule if you can, or have the guts to do it! I mean, did you really visit Toronto if you didn't dress up in a weird orange jumpsuit and hang off the side of one of the tallest buildings in the world?

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The Rec Room // 255 Bremmer Blvd. 

If you are looking for a good place to hang out with friends that isn't your run of the mill dinner and drinks, visit The Rec Room! From games like virtual reality tag to more traditional games like skeeball, you'll have a blast!

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Take in a Leafs game at the ACC // 40 Bay St 

If you've got the time to take in a Leafs game during your 24-hour stay in the city, do it! A majority of Toronto's identity is their sports teams, especially the Leafs, so if you've got the time to catch a game then check the schedule to see if a home game aligns with when you are visiting!

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See a show at the Winter Garden Theatre

The Winter Garden Theatre hands down is one of the prettiest venues in the city, especially the interior. If you've only got 24 hours in the city you should definitely consider going to a show at this venue even just to take in the crazy gorgeous and forest-like interior.