The Best Second Hand Furniture Stores in Toronto

One of the main reasons we love our homes is the furniture. It enhances our rooms, makes our lives much more comfortable, and brings life into our houses. However, buying new furniture is a large investment and sometimes there's not enough money to spend on new furniture. Luckily, there's a lot of great second-hand furniture stores in Toronto so you don't have to save up for new furniture but build a comfortable and convenient interior space with second-hand or reused furniture instead. However, finding a decent second-hand furniture store might be a daunting task. This short guide should make finding a good second-hand furniture store in Toronto and the GTA a bit easier.

GUFF Good Used Furniture Finds

GUFF Second Hand Furniture Store

1142 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON

Opening Hours
Monday-Saturday : 11:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Sunday: 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

GUFF Danish Design Chairs

GUFF Good Used Furniture Finds is a reasonable and stylish used furniture store packed with great stuff that has all you need. Their collection includes a mix of interesting vintage finds, mid-century modern classics, re-purposed industrial pieces, and much more. Their turnover is high but there are always new pieces coming in. Nothing describes GUFF Good Used Furniture Finds better than dozens of very positive reviews of satisfied customers such as this one:

This place is definitely worth a stop — even if you don't think you need anything, you'll find something delightful that will make you mentally rearrange your living room to see if you can justify bringing it home.

If you're looking for something specific, it might be useful to check their blog before visiting their store.

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The Elegant Garage Sale

Second Hand Furniture and Decorations
The Elegant Garage Sale

1588 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON

Opening Hours
Monday-Tuesday: 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Wednesday-Thursday: 11:00 A.M.-8:00 P.M.
Friday: 11:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M.
Saturday-Sunday: 11:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.

Elegant Garage Sale Vintage Tea Set

The Elegant Garage Sale is a cool second-hand furniture store with one of the widest topsy-turvy collections in Toronto. You can find almost everything here, including a collection of vintage serving pieces, home décor, furniture, toys, consignment jewellery, high- and low- quality antiques, and much more. This store combines diversity with style and great prices. All pieces are selected by the owners, who do a great job refilling the quickly vanishing pieces.

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Of Things Past

Display of used furniture and interior decoration
...of Things Past has large spaces full of furniture and interior decorations of all kinds

185 Bridgeland Ave, North York, ON

Opening Hours
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Sunday: 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Vintage refurbished chairs striped

Of Things Past is a huge second-hand furniture store that has been functioning since 1996 and spans about 22,000 square feet. Their vast and constantly changing selection is stunning. The prices are slide down according to the time an item spends on the shelf, which allows for some significant mark-downs; however, the items here do not tend to last long. The knowledgeable staff at Of Things Past are always willing to help and fulfill their mission, which is "to resell home furnishings of good quality, good design, and today's market at better than retail prices."

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Frontier Sales - STORE CLOSED

3313 Danforth Ave, Scarborough, ON

Opening Hours
Monday, Friday: 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.
Saturday: 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Sundays: 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Frontier Sales offers a vast selection of quality furniture from almost every era — antique, vintage, mid-century modern, and even pieces found in the latest decor magazines. It was established in 1981 and since then has quickly became one of the first successful second-hand stores in Toronto. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff makes sure that your experience with Frontier Sales is positive. Their huge, 15,000-square-foot showroom hides many beautiful treasures that are waiting to be discovered. Take a look at their virtual showroom before visiting their brick and mortar store at Danforth Avenue.

Cindiloowho - STORE CLOSED

130 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON

Opening Hours
Monday-Friday: 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Saturday: noon-5:30 P.M.

Located in Ossington Village, Cindiloohoo is an excellent second-hand furniture store that sells reclaimed and refurbished furniture as well as some antiques. This highly acclaimed store is popular among local lovers of unique, stylish home furnishings. Their selection includes an abundance of stunning vintage pieces that have a lot of stories and character.


Furnishly Online Store

If you don't have enough time for browsing through piles of furniture crammed in second-hand furniture stores scattered around the whole of Toronto, you should try purchasing your furniture online. Furnishlyst is a curated online second-hand furniture store that provides a great way to view the best quality furniture listings in Toronto. It takes listings from several sites across the internet and curates them for quality and value. The list is updated several times a day.

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1698 Queen Antiques

1698 Queen St. West

Decorations In 1698 Queen Antiques
Decorations In 1698 Queen Antiques

"Antique stores by nature tend to be pretty eclectic, but I think more than most we really have a bit of everything."

This was the answer given by Palmer Jarvis, manager of 1698 Queen Antiques, when I asked him what made his store stand out from the many others. A blowtorch made out of brass can share store space with a coffee table made from a eighteenth-century grain threshing board, along with a rotary knife sharpener and what Jarvis described as "the usual 1960s - 70s teak furniture."

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699 Queen St. W

Opening Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 11:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Thursday-Friday: 11:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.
Saturday: 11:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Sundays: 12:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Bags And Decorations In Chatelet
Bags And Decorations In Chatelet

It's highly unlikely that you'd ever find a blowtorch or a reborn threshing board at Chatelet. Owner Teresa Wiwchar (pronounced "wicher") told me that she aims for "a sort of girlie aesthetic, sort of French." Wiwchar's establishment is small and white, stuffed with little things that sparkle and larger stuff that's, well, white.

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1000 Queen St. E (at Carlaw Ave.)

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 11:00-6:00

MachineAgeModern Interior
MachineAgeModern Interior

As its somewhat manly name suggests, MachineAgeModern is the antithesis of Chatelete in a lot of ways. While inviting (and dog-friendly), you could hardly call it cosy, and while many of the pieces on display may be elegant, most of them are emphatically not pretty. The space itself is also vastly different (and for an antique store, rather distinctive), being spacious and incredibly well lit.

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Vintage Home Boutique

710 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto,


Opening Hours: 

Monday, Wednesday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 5pm, Tuesdays by appointment

Suitcases and Chests
Suitcases and Chests

Even though Vintage Home Boutique has been open only a short time, the hot seller has been mid-century platform bed frames - the perfect piece for many of the new condominium residents of the neighbourhood. Several shoppers are also looking for bedroom dressers. For Maureen and Keith, their devotion to quality vintage and well-made design is now shared by all those who come to Vintage Home Boutique.

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327 Queen Street East


Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday 12pm-6pm
Friday 2pm-7pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm
Monday, by appointment only

ethel lamps

Ethel, a vintage furniture and home décor boutique, is a far cry from spare and minimal design that is de rigeur for serious home decor: as its owner Shauntelle LeBlanc says "life is too short for beige." From Polynesian pop tiki accessories to a streamlined teak furniture, Ethel's offerings fall under the mantra that vintage colour, pattern, whimsy and style are compatible with contemporary homes.

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249 Gerrard Street East


Monday - Tuesday closed
Wednesday - Friday 3pm-8pm
Saturday 12pm-7pm
Sunday 12pm-6pm

Eclectisaurus Art

Eclectisaurus was opened in 2005, reflecting the passion of the owner for great design. Whether its vintage clothing, accessories and jewellery or teak furniture, glass sculpture or typewriters, Leslie Zysman focuses on well-made and distinct items. She avoids the trends, focusing on what she knows are well-designed creations, such as mid-century Canadian and Scandinavian design, and eye-catching décor pieces not easily found in any big box retailer.

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39 comments on “The Best Second Hand Furniture Stores in Toronto

  1. Thanks so much for the article. I’m looking forward to checking out some of the stores you have recommended. I would however like to let you know that Frontier Sales closed it’s doors in summer 2016. They were a fabulous store. About 1/2 of the furniture in our home came from there. Just you can update your readers.

  2. hello
    I have a very nice & luxury furniture in excellent condition to sell if you are interested
    I have to move to a condo unit soon & I don’t have enough space for what I have
    also, id like you to help me furnish my new condo if you can

    1. Hi Amal,

      I’m sorry, but we don’t buy or sell furniture. We’re real estate agents.

      You could try contacting some of the stores on the list, maybe they will be able to help you.

      Kind regards,

  3. Has anyone checked out Elle and Eve. They are a unique consignment store that carries furniture, decor and collectables. Really unique pieces at affordable prices.

  4. Hi Julie – We are moving into a smaller house and have 3 or 4 items that are quite high end and in great condition. Would you recommend any stores for these not run of the mill items. Thanks

  5. Buying secondhand used to be a hassle and more like a scavanger hunt to find the right pieces. Now, secondhand furniture websites and online groups are making the search process simpler than ever.

  6. Do you guys buy used dining table set from the owner? I am trying to sell Ethan Ellan dining table set (original purchase price is approximately $8,000). Please let me know. Thanks.

  7. Hey, i have some of my two bed room sets D table with marble and six chairs. A chase sofa. Sitting room Sofa 3seater Love seat and single. Trade Mill. Futon. All in very good condition and resonable price. me on 647 834 8313. As i do not check my e mail very often. Thanks.

  8. Hey very nice. No body will say it is old furniture. I am seeking to get some furniture to put in my Apartment. It is really nice. I want furniture for my living room.

  9. We want to sale our used furniture (Brick Toronto).One queen bed, one dresser, one nightstand and one sofa. We used two years and eight months. For moving a small condo this year, we try to sale the 90% new used furniture(if the piece reasonable) and buy some smaller furniture.

    We have all of the receipt.

  10. I have some of my almost brand new (used only for two month in a free of pet and smoking environment) furniture for sale, items are including a sectional black letter couch, 48″ 4K TV Sony, glass rounded dining table with four chairs, a box and a mattress with all the covers, and a rug. NO TRADES please
    for more info text me @ (647)808-8002

  11. Samantha..just came across your note. I have Ikea table/four chairs/Ikea Dresser,both only year old, also nice hutch,and kitchen stuff, (microwave,toaster,other kitchen appliances,) plus coffee table, lagre end tables. Sell the lot for 300. Contact me

  12. Hello, I am looking for a nice used set of sheers, anyone remember the second hand store for drapery, is it gone? Any suggestions?
    Thank you

  13. Hello Hilda
    I just wanted to bring to your attention another retailer of good quality second hand furniture, antiques and gently used decor and other household items called Transition Squad. We work with seniors and their families going through a downsize or transition. As part of the services we offer includes the sale of their household goods at estate sales, online and through our Consignment Warehouse. Take a look and let me know if I can get you additional information.

    Thank you
    Cameron Thomas

  14. hi..i have some furniture.I am looking for sombody ,who buys second hand furniture..they are in good condition..i do not know how to find ..

  15. I’m afraid your list isn’t complete without Around The Block, 150 Lesmill Rd. (Leslie/401) Around The Block is only high quality consignment home furnishings and prices you can’t pass up…and if you do pass an item up, it will be gone when you change your mind! Around The Block is a huge showroom that beautifully displays everything. The showroom is impeccably clean and airy and joy to shop in.

  16. Hi Julie,
    I think this site and blog is an excellent listing/resource. May I suggest you also check out the Yesterday’s Finds store at 686 Broadview. Excellent and constantly changing selection of quality new & used furniture and appliances. Alot of their stuff comes from furniture rental agencies, which cater to the real estate and film industries. Plus, they are part of Oasis, a non-profit organization, helping people in recovery to become productive and employment-ready again.

  17. I want to sell a few furnitures like sofas, box spring and mattress, dining table and corner tables, TV stand. Please contact urgently @905-738-9258

  18. Hi Julie,

    Wow, I just thought you were a top agent for Royal LePage, then I go to look for used furniture for props and there you are as a UF Guru! Thanks for the great suggestions…a shopping I will go! Hope to see you in K.

  19. Julie,

    Thanks so much for mentioning Furnishlyst in your piece on second-hand furniture in Toranto. Listings are updated throughout the day; all listings created through are automatically included.

    Have a great day!


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