What’s New in Riverside? (Meet New BIA Members!)

If you live in the area or frequently visit it, you’d know that Riverside in Toronto is home to many businesses that have stood the test of time. But change is also always in the air and we get new additions in the community on the regular. In case you haven’t been to the neighbourhood in a little while, here’s what’s new in Riverside:

Photo credit: Duke’s Refresher + Bar

Duke’s Refresher + Bar (@dukesriverside)

Address: 709 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H1

From draft beers and ciders to cocktails and wines, Duke’s has plenty to offer if you’re feeling thirsty. In terms of food, they have appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and Alice Fazooli’s pizza! Aside from the regular menu, they do a brunch menu on Saturday and Sunday as well.

Photo credit: Lemon Lily

Lemon Lily (@lemonlilytea)

Address: 747 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H3

If organic teas are more your speed, you’re in luck because the award-winning tea company Lemon Lily recently opened a cafe and shop in Riverside. They serve teas, tea lattes, coffee, matcha, as well as baked goods to pair. You can also purchase the teas they use to bring home.

Photo credit: Real Greek Gyros

Real Greek Gyros (@realgreekgyros)

Address: 731 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H1

For something fast, filling, and budget-friendly, you can count on Real Greek Gyros’ wraps to tick all the boxes. On days when you feel like treating yourself, they do lamb chops, kabobs, and other delicious entrees too. This casual Greek joint is true to its name–and more!

Photo credit: Dirty Pawz Dog Wash

Coppa at Dirty Pawz Dog Wash (@dirtypawzto)

Address: 804 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H7

We bet you didn’t know that Dirty Pawz now carries Ontario-based gelato company Coppa, including dog-friendly sorbet flavors such as Blueberry Lemon and Mango Tango. Stop by for a wash and while you’re at it, get a pint for you and your furry best friend to share.

To stay updated on what’s new and happening in Riverside, make sure to follow @riverside_bia on Instagram!