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Apr 20, 2008 01:22 PM

Best T.O. Takeaway Sandwich?

Where can one find a good sandwich in this town? I'm mostly interested in takeaway spots downtown (I'm a St. George campus U of T student). Suggestions? I'm desperate!

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    1. re: Franchise

      I hope you're joking. Subway?
      How about The Fish Store for fresh grilled fish or seafood sandwiches, California Sandwiches, or San Francesco?

      The Fish Store
      657 College St, Toronto, ON M6G1B7, CA

      California Sandwiches
      244 Claremont St, Toronto, ON M6J2N2, CA

      San Francesco Foods
      10 Clinton St, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

      1. re: Franchise

        I guess you weren't joking... Oh well, to each their own, I guess. Enjoy your Subway sandwiches! More veal sangwiches for me!

        1. re: redearth

          When I'm in the mood for a sandwich shamefeast, I always turn to Subway. I look forward trying both grilled fish and shoe leather sandwiches soon.

    2. Black Camel's beef brisket sandwich, light on the BBQ sauce, with horseradish. It's right at the Rosedale subway station, and I could eat one just about every day.

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      1. re: sgogo

        Second black camel, big time. Pulled pork is my favourite w caramelized onions and chipotle mayo.

        1. re: sgogo

          Definitely go for the beef brisket.. I like it with bbq sauce and chipotle mayo.

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          1. There are lots of places in Chinatown that sell banh mi. Way better and way cheaper than Subway. You can have a decent sandwich for less than $2.

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            1. re: mogo

              Second the banh mi! There's a place on the west side of Spadina, just north of Dundas that I frequent (I think it's called Nyugen Huong).

              1. re: redearth

                Belly buster submarine at yonge and york mills.

                great simple sub, but boy are they ever addictive

                my favorite is the turkey bacon sub

                1. re: chefsearch

                  Belly's is sooo overrated. There is nothing addictive about their bland and boring bread and ingredients. Ofcourse, it does help that most of their customers are inebriated when eating there.

                  I'll second the Black Camel comment. I've had all of their sandwiches and have yet to be disappointed. Brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken and seared steak, all wonderful. Definately try their special Cubano sandwich as well.

                  Black Camel
                  4 Crescent Rd, Toronto, ON M4W1S9, CA

                  1. re: Rudiger

                    Couldn't agree more - Belly Buster is AWFUL!
                    I threw my sub out, and drove a few miles to go to Mr. Sub, which was boring, but infinitely better than Belly Buster and the only other sub place open in the wee hours.

                2. re: redearth

                  Dupont and Edwin St. for the banh mi. Spicy pork. It's phenominal.


              2. Definitely the Sandwich Box, on Queen Street in that little food court mall place across from City TV. They have all kinds of lovely bread, cheeses, meat and fantastic condiments -- avocado spread, chipotle mayo, etc. They make you a custom sandwich that comes in a little box with some mixed greens: super fantastic! The owner used to be a chef at places like Serra and Goldfish.

                I also agree with Black Camel - yum.

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                1. re: klawless

                  I second sandwich box! They should have a location in the west end of the city...

                  1. re: cutehinano

                    Third! I love that place. Sandwich Box is consistently good.

                    1. re: JamesJT

                      Fourth, and finally - It's closed.

                      As well as just about everything else in that little walkway. It was so empty I thought maybe they were tearing down the building.

                      I asked the bubble tea place that's still open, and she told me rent was $8,000 for her little store there, and that everyone left because they couldn't pay rent.