Roncesvalles Village

Overview

  • Bounded by Lansdowne Ave west to Roncesvalles Ave, Dundas St W south Queen St
  • In 1850 Colonel Walter O’Hara named the area after ‘Roncesvalles gorge’ which he fought in the north of Spain in 1813. 
  • Characterized by residential homes built in the early 1900s. Typically solid brick turn-of-the-century houses show both Victorian and Edwardian influences with new families trying to preserve this original neighbourhood charm
  • Known for its main city street, “Ronces” Ave, walk along to enjoy all of its hip restaurants, shops and cafes that seamlessly compliment the traditional Eastern European gourmet delis, markets and churches including The Ace, Barque smokehouse, La Cubana, Pizzeria Defina, The Westerly and The Butler’s Pantry to name a few.
  • While maintaining its pedestrian and eco-friendliness and a tight-knit community, enjoy laneways for kids play, farmer’s markets at Sorauren Park and/or High Park alongside the 399 acres of public parkland or a short distance from Lake Ontario and the Martin Goodman Trail.
  • Easy public transportation access with streetcars on Roncy via Queen, King or Dundas take you to trendy King or Queen West or Dundas West subway station in minutes.