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Greek recs near Yonge & Eglinton? TIA

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lmc1971 Dec 13, 2006 08:13 PM

Not looking for anything gourmet...just the usual pork souvlaki w/rice and potatoes

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    Yongeman RE: lmc1971 Dec 14, 2006 02:03 AM

    My son always gets his chicken souvlaki dinners from Souvlaki Express on Mt. Pleasant, just south of Eglinton. A good, passable dinner.

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      lister RE: lmc1971 Dec 14, 2006 05:02 PM

      There's a greek restaurant on the south side of Eglinton just east of Yonge. I pass by it everyday but the name escapes me. It's where Il Fornello used to be a few years ago.

      I've been to aforementioned Souvlaki Express a couple of times and likewise had good meals.

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        Yongeman RE: lister Dec 14, 2006 05:19 PM

        I think that's Mr. Greek just east of Yonge. There's a higher quality new Greek restaurant on Yonge several blocks south of Eglinton, called Ikaros (I think that's the name--haven't been).

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        to_frankie RE: lmc1971 Dec 15, 2006 04:15 AM

        It's quite nicer than Mr. Greeks and, for almost the same $$ you need to try Ikaros which is on Yonge st, south of Eglinton across from the St.Louis wings place.

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          camp1980 RE: lmc1971 Dec 15, 2006 03:01 PM

          Avoid Mr. Greek at all cost. Went there once and the food was blah. I think it is one of the most underwhelming meals I have ever eaten. The souvalki was blah the taziki (sp?) was basically plain yogurt. We had some app and I can't remember what it was I just remember that by the time we finished it I knew that meal was going to suck.

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            88GK RE: lmc1971 Dec 17, 2006 02:34 PM

            we have also had very good dining expereinces at Ikaros.

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