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Butcher open on Canada Day

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bigheid Jun 30, 2008 09:56 PM

Hello Chowhounds.

Anyone know of a butcher open in the east-end Tuesday (Canada Day). We are talking about a last minute BBQ and I would like some quality meat.

Cheers in Advance

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  1. duckdown RE: bigheid Jun 30, 2008 10:12 PM

    The Cheese Boutique

    They're open 360 days a year I believe

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      koknia RE: duckdown Jul 1, 2008 03:25 AM

      Grace Meats, Royal Beef.
      I was trying to buy steaks yesterday and both were closed but had signs they were open today.

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        Negaduck RE: duckdown Jul 1, 2008 07:24 AM

        Canada Day is one of the days Cheese Boutique is not open.
        From their site:
        "Open 360 Days a Year
        Closed New Years Day Easter Sunday Canada Day Christmas Day Boxing Day"

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        Toronto Fastfoodie RE: bigheid Jul 1, 2008 04:32 AM

        Bruno's and Puseteri's on Ave. road north of Lawrence are both open. They get crowded and are not cheap but are both excellent quality, especially Bruno's burgers.

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          Snarf RE: Toronto Fastfoodie Jul 1, 2008 07:38 AM

          I think (can't guarantee) that Pusateri's do burgers on a que as a thank you to customers today.

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            millygirl RE: Snarf Jul 1, 2008 08:27 AM

            Summerhill Market is open 364 days a year. And they have an excellent meat counter with the best meats you can buy.

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            tbonetak RE: Toronto Fastfoodie Jul 1, 2008 09:08 AM

            Bruno's at Yonge and Heath is open on almost all holidays too.

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            embee RE: bigheid Jul 1, 2008 12:06 PM

            Rowe Farms at Queen & Logan is open. Serviceable, but not great, meat.

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              bigheid RE: bigheid Jul 2, 2008 10:10 AM

              Thanks to all for the Canada Day suggestions. We went with Royal Beef and were quite happy. The tri-tip steaks and lamb sausages were a big hit.

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