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New location of Le Gourmand at Yonge & Eglinton

Or so it appears to be--the signage looks the same. (It's on the east side of Yonge south of Eglinton.) I was driving down Yonge yesterday and noticed it. I'm very excited!! Not sure when it's supposed to open.

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    1. re: likescrab

      I know of 2 others - Spadina & Richmond and Yonge & Bloor.

      1. re: peppermint pate

        Sorry to be a pest, but where at Yonge & Bloor. I'm there all the time and I've never seen it...

        1. re: likescrab

          In the food court, to the west of the subway.
          BTW I bought their chocolate financier the other day. It's supposed to be like high-quality brownie. It was okay, but not worth the $3.35.

    2. Ah, Le Gourmand...I used to supply them with some of their pastries...they make a killer cappuccino!

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      1. re: Sadistick

        I walked by the other day and thought it was open...sadly, not yet! I love their little chocolate cookies dusted in icing sugar..mmmmm

          1. re: Yongeman

            Just tried calling the new location and the message says the voicemail box isn't set up yet. When we drove by yesterday it looked like it might be open. I plan to walk by tomorrow and check.

            1. re: Ediblethoughts

              Walked by last night... and not yet.

                1. re: Ediblethoughts

                  I actually got through to a human voice this morning. I asked if they were open yet, but the woman replied that they wouldn't be opening until January.

                  1. re: Yongeman

                    I'm surprised that it's taking this long. I feel like they've been working on that site for AGES! i can't wait though!

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                    1. re: wontonfm

                      I think this place will NEVER open. I want my cookies alread!

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                      1. re: wontonfm

                        I know!! I keep driving by and seeing a lack of openness with great disappointment! I was counting on this place to be a source of good baked desserts for a chocolate-chip loving person like me----considering that Y & E has great restaurants but to my knowledge, has no such baked goods supply. It's February already!! Time to get it in gear and open!

                        1. re: Ediblethoughts

                          I've been counting on this place to be my "i was too lazy to make breakfast" spot. I can have those cookies for breakfast, right?

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                          1. re: wontonfm

                            Why of course you can! Get the ones with walnuts. All those omega 3s---you're positively healthy!

      2. i don't get what makes this place so good? i tried the cookies everyone seems to like.. dry, bland, overbaked... also, their espresso drinks are made on an automatic machine, cappuccino foam was fluffy like dish soap wtf?

        i dont get it :(

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        1. re: sleepy

          While I respect that everyone has a different taste about these things, I have to think you might have gotten a bad batch---because those cookies are many things but dry and overrbaked sounds all wrong. If anything, they are underbaked (undercooked)---and I usually get icked out by undercooked cookies so it's unusual that I like these ones as much as I do. As for their espresso-based beverages, I've tried them and they were fine but not great. But then I rarely find an espresso beverage that has me in ecstacy and I'm ignorant about auto machines and such.

          1. re: Ediblethoughts

            I agree, if anything they are sometimes underbaked, which I don’t like. I guess because they are so thick. But when they are done right, which is often enough, they are awesome. Love those cookies. Looking forward to their opening!

            1. re: magic

              last time i went was over a year ago, ill give them another shot because of you guys :)
              love me a good cookie!

              1. re: sleepy

                their coffee does still suck though
                at least at their spadina/richmond location

                1. re: sleepy

                  I'll be interested to see what you think.

          2. I love their Spadina location, especially for the fact that it's a very decent coffee/lunch/snack/pastry place near the Chinatown and Queen West area, and the service is quite upbeat and friendly. I somehow always end up ordering their almond croissants regardless of the time of day.

            Looking forward to their Eglington location too, I sure can rely on this thread to tell me as soon as they open!

            1. So, more than 3 months after my orginal post, it appears they will open next week (or that's what a worker/manager--not sure which--told me today when I was walking by). So yay!

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                1. re: wontonfm

                  Yeah, after all this time, I know what you mean! However, I did see actual chairs and such inside so I was more inclined to believe them. I'll go way out on a limb and say I'm betting they open by the end of March!

                  1. re: wontonfm

                    It is definitely open for business!