How I Spent my day in Scarborough

Scarborough is one of the biggest suburbs of the GTA, and it’s home to a vastly diverse population of people. With all of those cultures comes a variety of ethnic foods, different activities and fun events to enjoy. Here’s the best way to spend a day in Scarborough.


One of the best places to get some breakfast in Scarborough is a greasy spoon known as Panagio’s, located at 1928 McCowan Rd. This cute restaurant offers large portions for all those volume eaters, and a cute patio for you to enjoy your breakfast on. What’s more is it offers all day breakfast so if you don’t get there quite at a breakfast hour you can still enjoy any one of their delicious dishes. This is a great way to start your day in Scarborough!

Do Some Shopping

A good place with some fabulous retail options – like Michael Kors, Calvin Klein or Brandy Melville – is Scarborough Town Centre. It features recent renovations so you can enjoy spending some time in this state of the art shopping center. Shopping not quite your thing? No problem – there’s so much more to experience here. From Sunday morning yoga to the Wednesday Sweat Squad you don’t have to empty your wallet if it’s just an experience you’re looking for. Located at 300 Borough Drive, this mall is unique and is sure to make your time here unforgettable.

More Food

If you’re looking for something a little more casual but no less Scarborough, look no further than Johnny’s Hamburgers. This is an iconic restaurant than has been open since the 1970s. Featuring cheap eats that will be sure to please everyone, this burger joint is in a central location, at 2595 Victoria Park Avenue, so it’s easy to get to and accessible while you’re out and about enjoying the city.

Hang out for a Bit

If you’re looking for a cool place to just hang out, grab a drink or enjoy the game then Queen’s Head is the place to be. While the food may not be anything to write home about, there’s no debate this pub is one of the best places in Scarborough to catch a game, UFC match or just catch up with friends. Make your way to 2555 Victoria Park Avenue for a drink and some laughs!

Play Some Pool

Scarborough has some cool spots to play some pool and relax with your friends. Le Spot is a great billiard lounge to meet up with friends and enjoy a couple rounds of pool. Located at 4531 Sheppard Avenue East this spot might seem a little out of the way or slightly run down but it will definitely be a fun afternoon of evening for you and your friends so you don’t want to miss this hidden gem.

No matter what your preference is, or how much time you have to spend in Scarborough you are guaranteed to find something that grabs your attention and will have you wanting to come back for more as soon as possible! Enjoy your time here, and don’t forget to come back soon.

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