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Ben McNally Bookstore

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Remember when Great Cities Had Great Bookstores?

Well, Torontonians can take pride in and visitors can enjoy Ben McNally Bookstore. Easy to get to... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Beautiful bookstore

This is a lovely independent bookstore. it has a great selection of books set out in beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
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Aug 27, 2018
“Remember when Great Cities Had Great Bookstores?”
Jul 18, 2018
“Beautiful bookstore”
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366 Bay St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4B2, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-361-0032
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Well, Torontonians can take pride in and visitors can enjoy Ben McNally Bookstore. Easy to get to and what we used to call well-appointed. It just calls you to calm down, sit down and start off on another great book. The staff is great and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is a lovely independent bookstore. it has a great selection of books set out in beautiful bookshelves. Staff were very helpful at providing advice and recommendations. They host talks from authors and we were sorry that we didn't have time to return and hear...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Don’t go looking for a Boxing Day sale or a box of chocolates - that is Indigo’s stock in trade. This is a real bookstore with knowledgeable booksellers who are happy to provide input and recommendations. Ben and his family run a Toronto landmark.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

doing my errands downtown in the business area, I once again visited the Ben McNally Bookstore. it certainly is a gem in the heart of the city. very wide, eclectic and standard collection of topics -- so many to choose from! a great childrens book...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Ben and his family of booksellers hosted a talk with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Isabel Baker Theatre on April 26th. It was a great event with a fantastic author. If in Toronto visit Ben's store on Bay Street. Extremely knowledgable staff with a board...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I found out about this bookshop from a local Toronto blog and added it to my must visit list. The interior of the shop is worth a visit in itself, but you will hopefully be captivated by the eclectic but excellently selected range of books....More

Date of experience: December 2016
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