Need a break from the family to relax, unwind and have blast? Grab a few of your best girlfriends and come have a girl’s day out in the Danforth Village. With so many exciting and fun stores, shops and restaurants you won’t want to leave. There are numerous activities in the Danforth Village and you’ll need a nice, planned out itinerary of everyone’s favorite places in this vibrant community.
9:00 am – Pavillion Pastries and Café is “THE PLACE TO BE” at that time of the morning. This quality café has a reputation that precedes it. It’s scrumptious sandwiches and hearty soups have earned it Readers Choice Diamond Awards in 2012 as well as a couple other awards in its previous years. Located next to the main subway station at 2554 Danforth Ave, it’s cozy atmosphere will leave you feeling refreshed. Local artwork is also up for sale in this classy café. Grumbel’s Deli and Baked Goods just across the street on Main, are open at this time too. Get an international taste of their imported cheeses, meats, cakes and sweets from the UK and Europe. Your taste buds will thank you.
11:00 am – Burn off some of those extra calories with some cardio at LA Fitness, a new addition to the Danforth Village. With state of the art equipment and expert professional staff, you’re guaranteed for a great workout. What’s more is you can do your workout for free. Just go onto the LA Fitness Website and print out their Three Day Pass for you and a friend and bring it in with you.
12:00 pm – Lunchtime already? Come and enjoy some wings at Joe’s Wings and Burgers. With classic tasting fries, burgers and wings, this newly opened establishment is quickly gaining popularity. In the mood for a more exotic meal? Venture out to Double Sushi Japanese restaurant for some delicious Japanese eating. Comfy and stylish seating, along with some seriously good sushi makes for a riveting meal.
2:00pm – What’s a girl’s day out without some much needed pampering? Head out to Lisa’s nails and gets your Mani Pedi done with your best pals. Lisa Nails also offers quality facials as well as acrylic nails. As another option go to Michelle Nails for these luxuries. Danforth is such a diverse area, you won’t find just one salon that appeals to your taste.
4:00 pm – Shopping is a girl’s favorite pastime and Danforth Village surely does not disappoint. Cheri Fashions is the place to go to buy some accessories and splurge on some beautiful evening wear. If you are looking for cutting edge styles, LaMonica Boutique at 2513 Danforth Ave offers a variety of clothing brought straight from Montreal and New York.
6:00 pm – Enjoy all that Bistro Camino’s has to offer and indulge in some traditional French and Italian cooking with a flare of western flavors. Located at 2750 Danforth Ave, you’ll get nothing but the best in this vibrant restaurant.
8:00 pm – Grab a latte at Starbucks, located inside the local Target to unwind after a long busy day. Don’t forget to satisfy your sweet tooth with a cake pop or muffin.
It goes without saying that Danforth Village is a diverse and special place. This busy and humming area has numerous and various things to do, places to shop, and food to eat. Check out the Danforth Village BIA website for an extensive lists of businesses in the area by clicking on to the business directory and create your own personal itinerary for the day.