Off-Campus Neighbourhood Shopping Options

Posted by Lauren Dick on October 16, 2018

Student Life

In our earlier blog post, “On-Campus Neighbourhood Shopping Options,” we at the #YUBlog covered all of the food, shops and services on York University’s Keele Campus. In the second half of our two-part series, we invite you to discover some of the local off-campus neighbourhood shopping options that you need to know!

Map of Toronto and neighbourhood hot spots
Read the #YUBlog’s post, “A Commuter’s Guide to York U,” for more information about how to get around North York!

Food Options

Grocery Stores

Success Tip: Want a free ride to a local grocery store? York University’s Residence Life offers a free shuttle running on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 pm that will pick you up at three locations on Keele Campus and drop you off right outside of the Real Canadian Superstore!

Map of the grocery options in the York U neighbourhood


Shops & Services

Deals & Discounts


The Real Canadian Superstore offers students 10% off on Tuesdays If they are already a PC Optimum member! Don’t forget, the free grocery shuttle bus runs on Tuesdays and will drop you off right outside the Superstore – it’s a win-win!

Order Pizza Pizza anywhere in Ontario with your YU-card, you can earn additional Scholar Dollars that you can use at the York U Bookstore!


Want to watch a movie or visit the aquarium? The YFS offers deals on a wide variety of entertainment tickets – check them out today!

If we missed one of your favourite off-campus neighbourhood shopping options, let us know in the comments below or tweet us @YorkUStudents!

Lauren Dick
Lauren Dick

Lauren Dick graduated in Spring 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Professional Writing and a Professional Certificate in Marketing. She loves to curl up with a good story and a warm cup of tea (only English Breakfast, mind you), and she hopes her blog posts will continue to encourage current and incoming students to learn more about York U and its community.

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