The Best Dry Cleaners in Toronto
The best dry cleaners in Toronto are celebrated for not only their ability to remove stains, but also for their bonus features such as free delivery, toxin-free premises and always having top-notch customer service. Whether its cleaning your favourite shirt for a day in the office or preserving your wedding dress after your big day, one of these spots should be your go-to.
Here are the best dry cleaners in Toronto.
Creeds (390 Dupont Street)
Creeds prides itself on being Toronto's main 'couture dry cleaner.' It can get pretty pricey, with a dry cleaned shirt starting at $18, but Creeds' faithfuls would argue the prices are worth the quality. 30-years in the biz has given them their reputation of reliable results and offering a range of speciality services, including handbag restoration. Bonus: This spot doubles as a coffee bar.
Riverdale Cleaners (746 Broadview Avenue)
Riverdale distinguishes itself from the rest by being a "100% toxin-free cleaner" in the east end and specializing in perc-free wet cleaning. If money is a main concern, look no further as dress-shirt cleaning starts as low as $4.95 and free delivery service is offered to all within Toronto borders and they are even known to make exceptions for those who live a bit further.
Canadian Dry Cleaners (1597 Queen St E)
Located in Leslieville, Canadian Dry Cleaners has a reputation in the neighbourhood that can be credited to being around since the 1920's. Their promise for same-day service and fair prices (shirts starting at $5.00) keeps customers coming back for more. Their refusal to use perchloroethylene is another perk that makes this shop a favourite.
Del-Ray (586 Parliament Street)
This Cabbagetown cleaner has been around for about half a century and bills itself on offering both traditional hand-cleaning services and 100% non-toxic wet cleaning services. Along with having seasonal specials, customers can become a member giving them better discounted services and access to a 24-hour drop box to drop off dirty laundry whenever convenient.
Bestway Donlands Cleaners (249 Donlands Avenue)
With all the cleaning done on site on the corner of Donlands and Mortimer, this cleaner offers same-day cleaning service and one-hour service repairs and alterations. There's also a big on-site parking lot.
King West Village Cleaners (1000 King Street West)
King West Village Cleaners' regulars will tell you that after your first visit to this cleaner you can be sure that Wayne and his employees will remember you and most likely the service you last received. The friendly demeanour of the staff will draw you in, but its the great cleaning results and fair prices that will keep you coming back.
Brite Star Cleaners (193 Roncesvalles Avenue)
Brite Star Cleaners has been in the business for almost 50 years. The shop offers one-hour dry cleaning service, along with the usual list of services including shirt laundering, alterations and repairs, carpet and drape cleaning and wedding dress preservation. All the dry cleaning is done on site using strictly environmentally-friendly products.
Victory Cleaners (544 Queens Street West)
Located at Bathurst and Queen, Victory Cleaners has been in the industry for over 70 years. This cleaner not only excels in standard cleaning, but they offer multiple perks such as: eco-friendly cleaning, same-day service, free parking and free pickup and delivery service to customers in the surrounding Queen West area.
New Way Cleaners (1100 Yonge Street)
Rosedale has seen this cleaner grow to become a main community staple over the past 80 years. New Way Cleaners offers specialty services such as seasonal storage for luxury fabric items and thorough cleaning for leathers, suedes and furs. Free delivery and pick up services are available for customers in Rosedale and parts of Forest Hill.
Photo of Creeds by Jesse Milns.