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le gourmet shawarma cafe on yonge north of lawrence

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phoenikia Apr 21, 2007 12:50 PM

Has anyone tried anything at Le Gourmet Shawarma Cafe? I'm happy that a take-out resto with healthy options has finally moved into the neighbourhood.

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    robb Apr 21, 2007 01:34 PM

    I tried it about 2 months ago and was not that impressed Don't see a lot of activity and I question the freshness. Although a bit of a drive, Yakamoz, on Wilson, across from Bagel World is way better, much busier and has a way better selection. Have tried the kabobs, schwarma, falafel and about 8 different dips/salads and have not been disapointed at all.

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      phoenikia Apr 21, 2007 02:32 PM

      Thanks Robb...
      and thanks for the tip re: Yakamoz. I was actually wondering about Yakamoz last time I was on Wilson...will check them out, hopefully sooner than later.

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        robb Apr 21, 2007 02:50 PM

        Have you tried Ciccio's on Yonge just south of Cranbrooke beside Mama's. Never had the sanwiches but we pick up pasta, salad and soup ( pasta fagoli) often. Very good, fresh food, generous portions and very reasonable.

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          phoenikia Apr 21, 2007 03:26 PM

          No...I haven't tried Ciccio yet, I've been meaning to try their sandwiches, but I'll remember to check out their other stuff when I stop by. Sounds great!

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          phoenikia Aug 17, 2007 07:27 AM

          Hi Robb,
          Just wanted to thank you fo the tip on Yakamoz on Wilson. I love the seasoning on their shawarma.

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        Ben Reiner Apr 21, 2007 05:42 PM

        I had a shawarma there and thought it was very good, and surprisingly inexpensive considering the area. It was something like 5 bucks and packed full of chicken so I suggest you at least try it if it's in a convenient location for you.

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          acd123 Apr 22, 2007 11:11 AM

          Ciccio makes VERY GOOD veal sandwiches. Not quite as good as Vinnie's on Dupont (the best IMO) but very good flavour.

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