Canada Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 Seattle and Vancouver/Victoria
  2. 2 Question on Staying on Nova Scotia
  3. 3 Vancouver to Toronto car or train?
  4. 4 Icefields Parkway
  5. 5 Cat Ferry to Nova Scotia?
  6. 6 Nature drive in Canada and the U.S.
  7. 7 Vancouver to Ft St John/return - summer road trip
  8. 8 4 Days Vancouver & 5 in Whistler
  9. 9 Help with Niagara Falls and Toronto planning, please!
  10. 10 Trip Report Niagara Falls - 2 Nights Family of 4
  11. 11 Banff to Jasper and back
  12. 12 Vancouver & Vancouver Island
  13. 13 Canmore for a few days
  14. 14 Keltic Lodge
  15. 15 The Canadian
  16. 16 2 weeks ‘corridor’, lowbudget daytrips by public bus, book on the spot?
  17. 17 Road from Calgary to Whitehorse
  18. 18 NS and PEI with elderly traveller
  19. 19 Restaurants in Jasper, Alberta
  20. 20 Getting from Vancouver to Nanaimo without a car
  21. 21 Going from Banff to Many Glacier without flying
  22. 22 East to West, Roadtrip
  23. 23 Tent camping with a dog
  24. 24 Help with Victoria get away
  25. 25 Help needed - Montreal/QC/Toronto Itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top

Toronto: transit & transit-accessible Chinatown & Indian restaurant Qs

Jump to last reply

Hello,

This year associated with my parents' visit to Montreal, I'm taking them to big old T.O. for their first time ever. I've been to T.O. a number of times but thought a resident could help me out. with a few questions.

We won't have a car so travelling with my parents presents some challenges. My Dad has knee/hip troubles and while he can walk several blocks without too much difficulty, he needs to take breaks and doesn't want to go overboard walking.... so I'm trying to keep things relatively close to streetcar, subway stops. My priorities are showing them the terrific Queen/Spadina Chinatown and bringing them to the Islands for our 2 day stay.

So my questions are this:

1. I want to take them to a classic Chinatown establishment. Unpretentious, hole-in-the-wall place is fine as long as there's good food. We're not the types to pay an arm and a leg.
2. What's the best way to get to the Islands ferry via transit (starting from say, Union Station)?
3. I remember a terrific Indian restaurant in Yorkville, so I associate Toronto now with great Indian food. Any Indian restaurants more centrally located (see comment above about cost)?
4. I'll probably get the $10.50 day pass; since they're Seniors, they'll I suspect pay the $2 senior fare, which leaves me with a question. My question is if they transfer to a streetcar from subway, do they just show their ticket twice or does one pick up a "transfer"?

Thanks in advance! Daniel

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement