There are so many great businesses in Regal Heights Village. As we begin to look at what Regal Heights Village represents and stands for one word, we can frequently use to refer to RHV is its diversity. A perfect example is our amazing collection of Latin Restaurants. If you are craving amazing traditional Mexican Cuisine. Regal Heights Village has it.
Latin Fiesta – 1002 St. Clair Avenue West
Whether is a Latin Dance Party, a round of pool or Thursday and Sunday night Karaoke, Latin Fiesta is always a popular gathering place in Regal Heights Village. The music ranges from Salsa to Reggae and there is never a lack of entertainment. Latin Fiesta is especially popular during the World Cup games. This summer it was busting at the seams with patrons cheering on their teams as they watched the games on the large screen TV’s. They are not only known for entertainment but also have not only serve an extensive menu filled with Mexican and Canadian cuisine.
Latin World – 1028 St. Clair Avenue West
Latin World not only boasts a good sized traditional Mexican menu, but also has shelves of Mexican specialties. It’s a small shop that is quaint and reasonable priced. If it’s Mexican food you are looking to try, this is the place to go. Its food may only be surpassed by the friendly service and warm and inviting atmosphere.
Itacate – 998 St. Clair Avenue West
This hidden gem is nestled in Macelleria Butcher and Grill. Although it is more of a grab-and-go style restaurant with limited seating, there are no limits to the traditional Mexican menu that have patrons coming back for more. This family run taqueria satisfies everyone and even has some great vegan dishes.
Tenoch Restaurant -933 St. Clair Avenue West
Located just east of Oakwood, Tenoch is home to authentic Mexican food and its quaint décor makes you feel like you are stepping in to a Mexican café. Tenoch boasts a family friendly atmosphere and is sure to please with its all authentic menu. You can get everything from Tenoch’s house specialties such as Barbacoa, Tacos, Pozole and much more.
Limon Lounge is slated to open in May of 2019 at 1089 St. Clair Avenue West.
Shopping local not only encourages a stronger sense of community but also encourages a positive impact on the local community. There is also something to be said for supporting locally made goods that are unique and are an amazing addition to the diversity of an area. We are so lucky to have two such businesses in Regal Heights Village that not only offer unique products, but their products are created in house, right here in the heart of Regal Heights Village!
Lil Miss Dressup
Whether it is a flower girl dress, communion dress or a suit, Lil Miss Dress Up has come a long way since 2013. With their original styles being girl’s tutus, Lil Miss Dress Up recognized an interest in boutique style clothing and their focus expanded to custom dresses. There studio located at 1176 St. Clair Avenue West now boasts a plethora of custom-made clothing and accessories. You can purchase a ready to buy outfit or you can book an appointment. You won’t want to miss their Grand Re-Opening on November 1st and available December 1st they will be offering Tea Party Room Packages.
Mandala Design located in the heart of Regal Heights Village is another gem that offers locally Canadian made clothing. With amazing colors, patterns and designs, the Mandala team works hard in their workshop located in the back of their retro/vintage inspired shop at 1024 St. Clair Avenue West. Their dresses have been seen all over Toronto and are available in Ottawa and St. John’s. Their boutique also offers accessories and jewelry that is as unique as their clothing. If it’s amazing Canadian clothing, you are looking for visit their shop or order online.
The crisp Fall weather has lent itself to strolling down along St. Clair and enjoying all that Regal Heights Village has to offer.
It is exciting to see the new businesses coming into the neighborhood and setting up roots and it is equally satisfying to see those businesses that have deep roots and rich history within the community. In the second part of our series, we will celebrate a little bit of old and new!
Celebrating their 25th year Anniversary, Salon 1065 is one of the many amazing salons within Regal Heights Village. Elena Simonetta – Owner/Operator has over 30 years’ experience and originally began her career in beauty in Corso Italia before moving to the Regal side. The salon is reflective of her friendly personality and is always warm and inviting. She prides herself on the tradition, elegance, cleanliness and exceptional customer service provided at Salon 1065.
Located at 1081 St. Clair Avenue West, TattooHaus is one of three tattoo parlors in Regal Heights Village. Its all-female crew is led by Kate who is owner and artist. Her crew is dedicated to producing quality work in a sterile environment and using top quality materials to ensure the most amazing tattoos. TattooHaus has only been in Regal Heights Village a few years and they have certainly set roots and have a strong following.
Yummi Café Laundromat
Nancy, Connor and their team have worked hard to create a clean, bright, airy and inviting Café/Laundromat near the corner of St. Clair Avenue West and Oakwood. Not only can you take advantage of the laundry services, but enjoy a sandwich, pastries or an Espresso while you wait. The kid zone will keep the kiddies entertained. This gem also serves Kawartha Ice Cream.