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What's open and closed Good Friday 2016 in Toronto

What's open and closed on Good Friday 2016 in Toronto


  • Government offices (post offices, City Hall and others) will be closed.
  • Banks will be closed Friday to Sunday, with most resuming service on Monday.
  • Canada Post offices are closed and there is no mail collection or delivery
  • Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Friday and Sunday, but open regular hours on Saturday
  • St. Lawrence Market is closed Good Friday.



  • The TTC and GO Transit will operate on the holiday service schedule.



Most shopping malls (Yorkdale, Fairview, Sherway Gardens, Scarborough Town Centre, Vaughan Mills) and retail stores will be closed - although select food retailers may be open. Calling ahead is advised.


  • The Eaton Centre - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Yorkville Village - select retailers open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Pacific Mall - 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Promenade Mall - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Toronto Premium Outlets - 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Call ahead to restaurants as many are taking the day off.

Fish and chip shops will be in their element on this customary fish-eating day. Check out our best of list for where to go, or take a look at our directory of Toronto fish and chip shops here.

See also: 10 restaurants to eat Easter brunch in Toronto for 2016


Major chains like No Frills, Fresh Co., Loblaws, Metro, and T&T will be closed, with a few confirmed exceptions listed below:


  • Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens (60 Carlton St.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Metro (444 Yonge St.) - 9 a.m.
  • Whole Foods Yorkville (87 Avenue Rd.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • T&T Supermarkets (9255 Woodbine Ave.) - 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.; (7070 Warden Ave.) - 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Pusateri's (57 Yorkville) - 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; (2901 Bayview Ave.) - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Rabba (various locations) - open 24 hours
  • Food Depot (155 Dupont St., at Davenport) - open 24 hours
  • Bloor Superfresh (384 Bloor St. West) - open 24 hours
  • Kitchen Table (10 Queens Quay West) - open 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Kitchen Table (389 Spadina Rd.) - 7 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Kitchen Table (595 Bay St., at Atrium on Bay) - 6:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Kitchen Table (705 King St. W.) - 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • San Remo (74 Royal York Rd.) - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Bloor Street Market (55 Bloor St. West) - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Galleria Supermarket (865 York Mills Rd.) - 7 a.m. to 12 a.m.



  • All Beer Stores and LCBO stores are closed.


  • For a complete list of indie bottle shops in Toronto, see this directory. Holiday hours are provided where applicable but we advise calling ahead to confirm.



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