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fish sandwich store - college st.

domesticgodess May 30, 2007 11:06 AM

I had a shrimp sandwich that I devoured in 2.2 seconds at the fish sandwich restaurant on college street.

Does anyone else have another recommendation for another fish sandwich restaurant to check out.

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    childofthestorm RE: domesticgodess May 30, 2007 11:26 AM

    Go to Leslieville to Cajun Corner - the fried shrimp and catfish combo po-boy is one of my great pleasures in life.

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      The Macallan 18 RE: childofthestorm May 30, 2007 12:03 PM

      The Fish Store rocks! I usually have 2 sandwiches. They just opened a small front patio to boot!

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        domesticgodess RE: The Macallan 18 May 30, 2007 12:54 PM

        I happen to go into the Cajun Corner...to check it out, right after a (yummy) meal at Reliable Fish and Chips. Next time in that neighborhood, I will check out that po-boy!!
        thanks for the recommendation.

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          Teep RE: The Macallan 18 Jun 1, 2007 06:43 AM

          Sorry, where is this Fish Sandwich Store? yellowpages.ca doesn't have it.

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            Delish RE: Teep Jun 1, 2007 07:09 AM

            It's called "the fish store" and it's on the south side of college, west of Grace.

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        magic RE: domesticgodess Jun 1, 2007 09:43 AM

        One of the best "restaurants" in Toronto. They only do a few things but they do it better than anyone in this city. Incredible.

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          domesticgodess RE: magic Jun 1, 2007 09:53 AM

          657 College Street....416-533-2822....I found some pictures of their yummy sandwiches on www.blogto.com. Enjoy!!

        2. Recyclor RE: domesticgodess Sep 20, 2007 04:03 PM

          I just noticed this place, looks like it's worth a try, how does it cut it on the fish selling side?..it is a store that does sandwiches, not a little resto only, right?

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            Delish RE: Recyclor Sep 20, 2007 04:06 PM

            They do have other things beside sandwiches... Burritos, soups, salads topped with the fish/seafood of your choice. I believe they will also sell you any of the fresh fish they stock, but I'm pretty sure you'd be paying a premium. Based of my experiences with their fish it's probably worth it, though.

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              chocabot RE: Delish Sep 20, 2007 04:08 PM

              the butternut soup is good - likely out of a box though. a couple of my friends have said to avoid the burritos though because they don't compare to the sandwiches.

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              missmu RE: Recyclor Sep 20, 2007 04:40 PM

              Again with domestic goddess's assessment, their sandwiches though tasty are not very filling. I'd imagine having to spend at least $20 to get a complete meal, which is a bit much for a quick bite to eat at a sandwich stand.

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                jinxed RE: Recyclor Sep 20, 2007 04:47 PM

                They have a freezer with fresh fish on ice along one wall, a grill on another wall and maybe a couple of seats at a "bar" area. Great for a snack or you can sit outside in the "patio" (four seats??) if the weather is nice.

                Really excellent fish sandwiches! I don't know how they make money with such a small enterprise though, so I hope the locals will keep on supporting them to keep them around!

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                  domesticgodess RE: jinxed Sep 21, 2007 12:01 PM

                  I am a sales rep, so I often find myself in the downtown core, looking for a good sandwich. There was a while, that I found myself going to the fish sandwich shop for the shrimp sandwich A LOT. I have never found another sandwich quite like it. I tried the scallop sandwich..not quite the same. What a great little find...

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