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so_fresh Feb 20, 2006 10:41 AM

I work in mississauga and am desperately searching for good lunchtime meals. Any recs? I'm close to hurontario and eglinton but am willing to within a 5-10k radius.

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    Ronin RE: so_fresh Feb 20, 2006 02:29 PM

    Dixie Park Mall(Dixie+Eastgate)has a killer, mainly Chinese food court that offers great food at decent prices. Tandoori Time on Burhamthorpe just east of Mavis is dependable and tasty. Further west along Burnhamthorpe and south on Central Parkway(Creditview north of Burnhamthorpe)is a warren of small Chinese restos clustered around the big H&H Supermarket.Kumai Sushi on Hurontario(east side) just south of Britannia is good genuine Japanese. Tell us what you like if none of this works?

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      Lou RE: so_fresh Feb 22, 2006 10:07 AM

      El Sombrero (right next door to Kumai Sushi) in small plaza on Brunel (east of Hwy 10, one block south of Britannia) is the best place for Mexican in GTA!
      Better burritos than Burrito Boyz downtown!

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        Lisa RE: Lou Feb 22, 2006 01:40 PM

        I've always wondered about El Sombrero as we pass by that plaza everyday!

        Thanks for the recommendation...I'll try it out someday.

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          Sartorialist RE: Lisa Nov 1, 2006 02:00 PM

          Me and my co-workers go to El Sombrero atleast once a week, it's that good. Other than the flour tortillas (not corn) it's as authentic as you can get. And super friendly staff. Viva El Sombrero!

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            sethrOSU RE: Sartorialist Jan 27, 2009 07:48 AM

            el sombrero is great. the burrito wet with the garlic red sauce is fantastic, as is everything else. its like home-cooked chipotle, but cheaper and way better.

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              duckdown RE: sethrOSU Jan 27, 2009 10:00 AM

              +1 another vote for el sombrero

              best mexican i've had in the entire GTA, let alone mississauga

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                Boop RE: duckdown Feb 8, 2009 10:34 AM

                +1 more. Had lunch there today and the enchiladas are fantastic, gf had the chicken burrito wet, we thoroughly enjoyed our meals. I can see why people go there on a weekly basis.

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        mosport RE: so_fresh Feb 22, 2006 04:05 PM

        There's also Pho Mi 99 in the Toys R Us plaza at the S/W corner of Hurontario and Eglinton.

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          mosport RE: mosport Feb 22, 2006 04:07 PM

          oops, South East corner.

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          Cody RE: so_fresh Feb 22, 2006 10:04 PM

          Italian Express Cafe on Eglinton, just east of Tomken, has excellent italian food.

          Just go before 12:00 or you'll be waiting in line for a while

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            ondadl RE: so_fresh Feb 22, 2006 10:43 PM

            I have been to many Pho restaurants all over Missi, and would have to say the best is located at on Cawthra in a plaza just north of Dundas on the west side. Their broths are incredible, and their regular dishes are good too. I'd also strongly recommend their shakes.

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              Anna B RE: ondadl Nov 1, 2006 04:30 PM

              I have to concur.

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              Scary Bill RE: so_fresh Nov 4, 2006 02:46 PM

              Try Pho Fuzion, Mavis & Bristol.

              Not a chain, everything I've had is excellent.

              1. dinin and dishin RE: so_fresh Nov 7, 2006 03:01 AM

                Emerald Garden has excellent dim sum. It is usually very crowded, so it is best to get there early.

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