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Pebbles Apr 29, 2005 10:40 AM

I'm meeting friends for brunch at Dr. Generosity in the Bloor West Village. I've never been before can anyone make any recommendations?

Thanks in advance.

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    fifi Jul 3, 2005 02:12 PM

    it's awsome .!! I'm a regular there and i really like it.
    The owners are sooo nice they have four kids and the youngest was my server she's 10
    she was adorable.it has a great bar and is perfect for familys

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      hungryabbey Feb 17, 2007 01:09 PM

      I walked by this place today, and I have never heard any talk of it on here before. Any recent visits?

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        HarryLloyd Feb 17, 2007 09:47 PM

        Abbey,


        i love the bloor west neighbourhood. did you try anything while you were out there?


        Chow!
        HL.

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          hungryabbey Feb 18, 2007 04:04 AM

          We didn't really have any time for lunch. I live all the way out on the Danforth, so we were just trying to make it a quick trip to go to Max's Market. Max's is amazing, and I just love going and sampling all their stews and breads and cheeses. We bought a really nice hummus, some organic ham which I'm going to put in my omelet this morning, some asian noodles which were good too and a round buns. Great spot, though, it can be pricey, but perfect it would be if you are having a party.

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        yoyodyne Feb 18, 2007 04:59 AM

        Dr. G's has fantastic brunches. Their eggs benny are fantastic and they usually do a variation for their daily special (personal fave is the shrimp eggs benny with dill infused hollandaise). Make sure to substitute the home fries for sweet potato fries with maple syrup sour cream! sensational! They also have stuffed french toast, steak and eggs and all other manner of yummy brunch goodness. the vibe is relaxed and comfortable so i'm sure whatever you order you'll enjoy it immensely.

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          hungryabbey Feb 18, 2007 05:26 AM

          have you been for dinner ever?

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            yoyodyne Feb 18, 2007 06:14 AM

            Yup. Great family-friendly, homestyle comfort food. Dunno if Liver and Onions is your thing but I haven't had better in the city. But you'll find something to suit every taste (even kids) here. I'm not sure if the promo is still running but on mondays they had a $1 corkage fee if you brought your own wine! Tuesdays it was $2 and Wednesdays $3. All in all if you're looking for a nice spot for tasty homestyle cooking, look no further that Dr. Generosity.

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            Food Tourist Apr 18, 2007 05:39 PM

            I agree wholeheartedly with Dr. G's eggs benny being the best around! Huge portions of juicy peameal, delicious hollandaise and so-so homefries. Should have tried the sweet potato fries. Only $10 for a great meal (which they serve until 3 pm on Sundays - perfect for sleeping in.)

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              Food Tourist Nov 16, 2007 08:19 PM

              Had brunch last Sunday - unfortunately the poached eggs arrived overcooked in the daily special benny with Virginia ham and mushrooms.
              They don't make homemade sweet potato fries so opted for a rather dressing-laden caesar salad which I abandoned halfway in favour of a healthy heart.
              There was a long line-up at 1 pm but we were seated relatively quickly in a really noisy dining room. Turns out it's not the best place to host a book club meeting!

          3. damonster Feb 18, 2007 06:16 AM

            Yoyodyne
            Couldn't agree more i've been for supper several times and have always enjoyed my meals, nothing fancy just a good quality meal at a decent price.

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              hungryabbey Feb 18, 2007 07:26 AM

              excellent, thanks for the recomendation! Now i know, next time Im in the area that is DEFINETLY where im heading. thanks guys!

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                NoFixedAddress Nov 17, 2007 09:41 AM

                EXCELLENT VALUE for families for sure!
                Nice staff, consistent, a good find and a staple in that area.
                AND
                right across the street from the Yellow Griffin Pub
                (just wrote a review on their fabuloussss BURGERS!)

              2. JamieK Nov 17, 2007 12:26 PM

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                Dr. Generosity
                2197 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6S1N2, CA

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                  gra Nov 20, 2007 06:04 PM

                  Dr. G is definitely my favourite restaurant in Toronto. I always go there when I really want a good meal in a great environment. I can order the Surf n Turf and not go broke. I can colour on the table and not feel silly. The owner is very nice. And I can't complain about the cheap wine corking prices.

                  I went once with my sister and her two kids, they were VERY accommodating, and I can admit that we required quite a bit of attention as we had a gigantic stroller and a very curious child.
                  I've had the Best Tuna Sandwich.. definitely my favourite
                  Special of the Day: Perch
                  Most of their pastas
                  All of their soups
                  Liver and Onions..mmmmmmm really really good
                  and some of my nieces Mac n Cheese

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                    bjinyyz Nov 21, 2007 12:10 PM

                    I was there Sunday for brunch with my daughter. It was fantastic. Great service.

                    I had French toast (made with egg bread) stuffed with apples and blueberriers. My daughter had eggs florentine with spinach. One of the few places that will leave a pot of coffee on the table!

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