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Just Us Cafe - both locations closed?

gregclow May 17, 2008 01:17 PM

I recently noticed that the Queen West location of Just Us Cafe has closed down. (Apparently, it's going to be replaced with another cafe called Greenavi.)

I was curious if the Queen East location has shut down as well. Anyone from out in those parts have the scoop? If so, any plans to replace it with anything?

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  1. Recyclor RE: gregclow May 17, 2008 04:05 PM

    Will the Queen W loc be the same owners? I found they had great organic pastries (albiet pricey at almost $3 for a muffin) and they had good intentions but they didn't become a regular spot for me...

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      warlock RE: gregclow May 17, 2008 06:04 PM

      Sometime in March I walked into the Queen W location and just as I was about to pay,I was told that it was on the house as it was their last day. Was told that it was a "management decision"

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        gregclow RE: warlock May 17, 2008 08:36 PM

        Well, after my original post, I did what I probably should've done in the first place and checked out the Just Us website, where the "Caf├ęs" page no longer lists either Toronto location. That combined with the "management decision" line suggests that they've pulled out of Toronto completely.

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        Bias RE: gregclow May 18, 2008 12:46 PM

        the queen east location shut down just recently for something like two weeks, but it reopened. As of last week they were still open for business, but i think they may have changed management. I have a friend that knew people that worked there before the recent closing/reopening and she said they had all left and found different jobs.

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          domesticgodess RE: Bias May 19, 2008 12:36 PM

          wow...it was only opened for a year!!

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            JamesJT RE: domesticgodess May 19, 2008 02:37 PM

            Q-E was open 2 weeks ago when I passed by.

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            foodieinTO RE: Bias May 29, 2008 03:33 PM

            Someone has a cafe open there "proudly serving" Just Us coffee, it is not a Just Us cafe anymore though.

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            foodieinTO RE: gregclow May 29, 2008 03:28 PM

            Gregclow I heard that the owner claimed bankruptcy and left. That is the word
            on the street. Both locations are gone.

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              deabot RE: foodieinTO Jun 1, 2008 10:02 AM

              The Queen Street West location has reopened as Greenavi Cafe....still serving organic coffee and pastries. Good to see as I really enjoyed the atmosphere of the old place and the comfy chairs and tables. The reopened cafe also has free Wifi.....woo hoo!

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