At the heart of West Queen West, and right next to Liberty Village, 55 Lisgar has an ultra-desirable location along with stylish finishes such as hardwood floors and balconies. One of the benefits of living centrally is a great walk score that allows you to complete your errands on foot. When it comes to groceries, there are so many to choose from in this area that you might not know where to start. Here are our favourites to help you out.
Longo’s Liberty Village
For a grocery store that caters to your every need, you can’t beat Longo’s in Liberty Village. This location features a juice bar, cheese, deli, meat and seafood counters, a cafeteria, and partnerships with Jacked Up Coffee and Amsterdam Brewery. Sip a cappuccino while you browse what’s on offer, which includes an impressive organic section as well as locally-sourced products. The cafeteria is the real gem here, however. It includes ready-made hot meals and a soup and salad bar, and even specialty prosecco and wine. As a bonus, this Longo’s offers delivery and same-day pickup, and you can order individual meals through the Ritual app.
FreshCo Queen & Gladstone
FreshCo is known for its great prices, and this location doesn’t disappoint. It’s a one-stop shop for all your meat, fish, and produce needs, as well as household goods and vitamins and supplements. For those who love a good deal, use their price-match feature to be sure you get the lowest prices available. Best of all, it’s only 5 minutes away from 55 Lisgar by foot, and is open daily until 10pm. However, if you do drive, another perk is this FreshCo location offers free parking.
Metro At Queen West
Metro makes a point of spotlighting Ontario produce, so expect lots of fresh fruits and veggies sourced locally when you shop here. A dedicated organic section is also available, as well as a wide variety of craft beers and a wine shop. Many customers praised the to-go section, which offers pizza, sandwiches, salads, and hot entrees. As a bonus, a Starbucks is located inside this Metro, so you can enjoy your favourite hand-crafted drink while you shop.
For those who love shopping organic, you’ll be pleased to learn there’s a dedicated organic grocer a seven-minute walk from 55 Lisgar. Devoted to sustainable business practices, this little store packs in a wide variety of organic pastas, jams, breads, and condiments. They are renowned for their wide selection of bitters and syrups, so if you fancy yourself a bit of a mixologist, visit Organic Boutique to pick up supplies and chat with their knowledgeable staff.
Whether it’s organic produce, gourmet condiments, or craft beer, you’ll be sure to find all your grocery needs at these stores listed above. The best part is the convenience of the location, since all of these groceries are within walking distance from 55 Lisgar. Thanks for reading and be sure to follow along on the Medallion blog for more lifestyle tips.