The Annex

A thriving and vibrant neighborhood, embraces a fusion of cultures and historic charm.

Welcome to The Annex

An amenity-laden Toronto neighborhood boasting a high quality of life
Nestled in the heart of Toronto, The Annex, a thriving and vibrant neighborhood, embraces a fusion of cultures and historic charm. With a blend of heritage buildings and modern establishments, this neighborhood exudes an eclectic energy that's both contemporary and timeless. Characterized by a lively community, the area boasts tree-lined streets, vibrant shops, and an inviting atmosphere that draws residents and visitors alike.

What to Love

  • A range of architectural styles, from Victorian houses to contemporary structures, create a visually striking streetscape
  • The diverse gastronomic scene offers everything from cozy local eateries like Madison Avenue Pub to elegant dining experiences at Ristorante Sotto Sotto
  • Proximity to cultural hubs provides residents with rich opportunities for arts and education
  • An ever-evolving job market and growing economy

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in The Annex is a vibrant mix of tranquility and dynamism. Families, students, professionals, and tourists create a diverse tapestry of experiences. The Annex's streets are an architectural mosaic, from the stately homes on Admiral Road to the quirky bookstores and cafés that dot Bloor Street. The venerable presence of the University of Toronto adds a scholarly air to the neighborhood, infusing it with youthful energy and a constant influx of ideas and diversity.
Adding to the Annex's allure is its connectivity; the St George Subway (Bedford Exit) serves as a vital transit artery, placing the entire metropolis within easy reach. Whether it's for a commute or a spontaneous city adventure, the convenience of this transportation hub makes urban exploration both effortless and exciting. The Annex truly embodies the perfect blend of leisure, culture, and cosmopolitan comfort.

Dining and Entertainment

Nestled within Toronto's vibrant Annex neighborhood, where culture and culinary delights intertwine, stands Fat Pasha. This establishment is a culinary gem that offers a feast for the senses, specializing in rich Middle Eastern flavors that tantalize the palate. It's a place where traditional dishes receive a contemporary twist, creating an ambiance that's both exotic and familiar, perfect for those with adventurous tastes.
Meanwhile, for health-conscious diners, Fresh Kitchen + Juice Bar on Bloor is a sanctuary of wellness. This bright and modern eatery caters to those seeking nourishment with its wholesome offerings. From cold-pressed juices to nutrient-packed bowls, Fresh Kitchen promises a refreshing dining experience that doesn't compromise on flavor or freshness.
Madison Avenue Pub, with its laid-back vibe and hearty fare, offers a perfect setting for a casual night out with friends. In contrast, Ristorante Sotto Sotto invites diners into its intimate ambiance for an exquisite Italian dining experience that speaks to the soul of Tuscany.
When it comes to daily provisions, locals are spoiled for choice with establishments like Creeds Market and Summerhill Market - Annex. These are not just grocery stores but emporiums of fine food, where every visit is an opportunity to discover gourmet ingredients and artisanal products that inspire culinary creativity at home. Whether you're planning a dinner party or looking for the perfect wine to cap off a busy day, these markets are treasure troves for the discerning shopper, making everyday living feel like a luxury.

Things to Do

The Annex serves as a cultural and social crossroads, enticing residents and visitors alike with its dynamic blend of attractions. The Royal Ontario Museum is a beacon for history buffs and curious minds, offering a world-class collection that traverses time and geography through its extensive exhibits. Adding to the intellectual spirit of The Annex is the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, including the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery. This gallery presents cutting-edge contemporary art and thought-provoking exhibitions and is a focal point for the arts community, reflecting the dynamic energy that courses through the university and the neighborhood alike.
For those seeking respite from the city's bustle, the Park Hyatt Toronto provides an oasis of luxury and calm. Its refined ambiance is perfect for a tranquil afternoon tea or an evening cocktail overlooking the vibrant streets below.
Just a stone's throw away, the chic boutiques of Yorkville offer a shopping experience that rivals the fashion capitals of the world. Here, one can find the latest trends and timeless luxuries, all within a neighborhood that exudes sophistication and charm.

Overview for The Annex, Ontario

905 people live in The Annex, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $141,890. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Around The Annex, Ontario

There's plenty to do around The Annex, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Spesa Food Market & Specialties, Sorauren Farmers' Market, and SuLee Dosirak.

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Dining 2.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.69 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.31 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.61 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for The Annex, Ontario

The Annex has 461 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in The Annex do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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