The Church and Wellesley area is affectionately known as the "Gay Village" and is one of Toronto's biggest tourist attractions.
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Spa Excess a men's bathhouse open 24/7/365. Clean, well kept w/ friendly staff. Wide demographic - probally the best of 6 or 7 baths in T.O
105 Carlton St.
Toronto, ON M5B 1M1
Daily 24 hours
Tel: (416) 260-2363
Fax: (416) 260-2290
Toll Free: (877) 867-3301
- 724 Movies and More (501A Church Street at Wellesley): This local movie rental business is great for finding new releases and independent releases. All movie rentals are $4, between Monday and Thursday if you rent 2 you get a 3rd for free. The staff is friendly and helpful. This store does have some previously viewed movies for sale and does still carry VHS tapes.
The restaurants often suffer in tourist districts, this is no exception. If you have to eat here, the take-out often beats sit-down, and you get to walk. Several good "sub" joints north of Wellesley on Church.
- Garage Sandwich Co at 509 Church St, north of Wellesley, is one of these. Offering excellent and eclectic home made sandwiches, they aren't cheap, but they aren't unreasonable either, for the quality.
- With what you save on lunch, spend a bit more and eat dinner at Pimblett's, a charming fixture on Gerrard just west of Parliament (number 263). Beer is great, menus are pasted into old copies of Punch, and in the basement pub, you can see a portrait of the owner, Geoffrey Pimblett, dressed up luvly as Queen Victoria.
- Pi-Tom's Thai Cuisine, 6A Alexander Street, at Yonge  is located just off Yonge Street. Serves excellent Thai food and is very consistent in offering high quality meals. Lunch specials are available during day and the price is excellent. The atmosphere is very clean and quiet. Pi (pronounced Pee) means is a prefix of respect, takeout is also available. Be sure to try the pumpkin soup! Meals from under $10.
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