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The Cabbagetown Neighbourhood



Cabbagetown — a name derived from the Irish immigrants who settled in the area in the mid 1800s and supposedly grew cabbage on their front lawns to feed their families — is now an area rich in culture, art, beauty, and community. This trendy neighborhood in Toronto welcomes any demographic. The residential streets of Cabbagetown exemplify an idyllic atmosphere. The streets are lined with plenty of trees and gardens; beautifully restored Victorian housing, with charming rustic bricks, and exquisitely crafted gated lawns, creating an enchanted streetscape with memorable architecture.

People travel far and wide to experience Cabagetown’s neighbourhoods and strong sense of community, spirit, and pride. The Riverdale Farmers Market and annual Cabbagetown Fall Festival is a perfect representation of the neighborhood’s overflowing opportunities to socialize and interact with your community. The Riverdale Farm is perfect for families and friends to have a taste of farm life and explore Toronto’s alluring flower, vegetable and herb gardens, as well as the city’s marvellous ravines.

In Cabbagetown you won’t fail to find delicious popular restaurants, such as, F’Amelia, home to some of the best northern Italian cuisine; Zakkushi Carlton; a restaurant known for its impeccable Asian inspired cooking and many more eateries and unique coffee shops bursting with flavour. The neighbourhood is also buzzing with one-of-a-kind shops ranging from clothing and cosmetics to pet supplies and home decor.

Cabbagetown is easy to get to and easy to navigate. It is accessible by foot, bike, car or nearby public transportation. The Sherbourne bus and Parliament streetcar connect passengers to stations on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. The Wellesley and Carlton Street buses connect commuters to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. The area is located near numerous top-rated public, catholic, and French schools, while Toronto’s downtown business and entertainment districts are less than ten minutes away. Apart from Cabbagetown is, above all, a neighborhood with lushful houses, tucked away on quaint streets. It is home to many artists, musicians, and writers.The region is perfect for those looking for friendly neighbours, top-rated shops and restaurants, iconic architecture, stunning scenery, and a strong sense of community.

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