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Jul 14, 2008 05:23 AM

lunch spots around Dundas/Keele?

Looking for a lunch spot for tomorrow. Am hunting for some secondhand furniture in the 'hood and will have to take a break at some point.

Or should I just get into the car and drive back to High Park?

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  1. Just write 'dundas keele' in the search box, and you will see a few suggestions.

    1. For diner food, you could try the Purple Onion. Since they moved, I have not had anything but breakfast. IMHO they excel at breakfast especially steak and eggs.

      1. Young Thailand has good Thai food and pretty good lunch specials. Versuvio's has good pizza (eat in or takeout). Purple Onion is a good greasy spoon diner. The Beet has good organic prepared food.

        There are also Bronto Burger for organic burger (never been myself). There is also the new spot Rawlicious for raw food.

        1. Can anyone tell me if a place called Agora is still open or not near Dundas and High Park?

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          1. re: JamieK

            It is open. The owner changed awhile back (6 mos - 1 year?). It is now run by a student and her mother. All organic/fairtrade. I never went when the old owner was around so I don't know if it's better or worse. The food is just ok.

            For fair trade coffee, try Sweet Potato or Crema. For organic pastry, try Sweet Potato. For organic meals, try the Beet.

            1. re: cecilia

              I have lived in the Junction for a while but I can definitely say Agora is always a crowd pleaser! It is definitely better than before but the food is more than okay!!! It's a neigbourhood favourite so I think the all around consensus is very good. Good for food, tea and coffee. It's European style, so understated and relaxed and they don't shove the organic thing in your face unlike some other places.

              For coffee, do Reba's or Agora, or even the Beet. Pastries Agora (organic) or Pascal's (non-organic though).

          2. One more place, Cool Hand of a Girl, has pretty good organic lunches too. It's east of Keele. All the other places I mentioned before are west of Keele.