Taste of the Danforth

Taste of the Danforth draws massive crowds

The 18th annual Taste of The Danforth is on this weekend. And while Toronto's most popular street festival is often met with mixed reviews, the massive crowds must indicate they're doing something right. Gauging from the reaction on Twitter, this sentiment this year seems more positive than most. Sure, there's the usual gripes about long line-ups, no parking and overpriced souvlaki but with a massive amount of food and entertainment on display you could almost say there's something for everyone.

For first-timers just don't go expecting this to be a Greekfest. The Danforth has changed a lot over the years and Thai and sushi restaurants are quickly starting to outnumber those featuring traditional Mediterranean fare. Check out the tweets and photos below from the first 12 hours of this year's festival. Also, stop by Crema Coffee while you're there to pick up a complete set of our neighbourhood maps.

Taste of Danforth TwitterTaste of Danforth TwitterTaste of Danforth TwitterTaste of Danforth TwitterTaste of Danforth TwitterTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the DanforthTaste of the Danforth

Photos by Jesse Milns


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

These giant individual cake slices weighing almost a pound keep selling out in Toronto

Beloved Toronto bar Clinton's has closed again and replaced by a takeout restaurant

Downtown Toronto is getting a new Farm Boy location next week

Toronto auto shop is being transformed into a stunning new motorcycle store and cafe

Here's when Toronto's curbside patios could be opening back up

Toronto bar apologizes for political donation to white nationalist

Global fried chicken chain opening its first Canadian location in Mississauga

Secret pop-up dinner service in Toronto is about to open a permanent restaurant