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avec9 Jan 20, 2009 08:50 PM

We are going to be in the area tomorrow and want to get a bite between meetings.

Must be vegetarian friendly - and not Thai (no peanuts allowed) .

Is there anything quick in the area? Does not have to be 5 star - must be clean tho.

thanks!

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    sherry f Mar 12, 2009 01:43 PM

    Hannah's Kitchen- Yonge, south of Eglinton, on the east side. Quick and delish, cafeteria style, with great salads.

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      auberginegal Mar 12, 2009 02:11 PM

      i second Hannah's. it's not the cheapest, but their eggplant sandwich is great. i also really like the salade nicoise.

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      MeMeMe Mar 11, 2009 09:41 AM

      The Dim Sum Shoppe - not cheap but they have some delicious dumplings!

      1. flying101 Mar 9, 2009 03:47 PM

        Sandwich box, not cheap, but good (especially their soups)
        and quick.
        http://www.sandwichbox.ca/sandwichbox...

        Dont know if you were looking for a sit down or a QSR (quick service restaurant)

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          blindbunny Mar 12, 2009 03:12 PM

          i'm a huge fan of sandwich box and think it's a great deal. well worth the cash for fast food!

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          Little T Mar 9, 2009 03:37 PM

          I'm glad to see positive talk about Chef of India, haven't seen any reviews really, then just tried it last Fri.
          I guess its more a lunch place cause dinner was almost empty just a few tables in use.
          Staff and service excellent, first comers get window tables, i figure service was attentive since it was slow but that'd be great if its all the time.
          I like how the samosa apps came with chana masala but below average overall.
          Curry shrimp sauce bland but the shrimp was really huge and meaty.
          Saag paneer very good, would definitely return.
          For i didn't like the Bombay place last time i went, down the street going east, think it used to be Bombay Bhel now its Bombay Cuisine something or other.

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            Davwud Mar 11, 2009 06:30 AM

            I've read that it's much better for lunch. I've only been for lunch and love it.

            DT

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            moreana Jan 21, 2009 07:50 AM

            There's the food court at the Yonge and Eg Riocan malll, but I wouldn't give it a thumbs up. It's only palatable. There's also Hiro sushi on Yonge and north of Eglinton (past the mall), which you may find some vegetarian friendly rolls. There's also a couple other resturants there.

            I've never tried the Chef of India place yet. I'm interested but I don't think my coworkers are super keen to do so.

            1. JamieK Jan 21, 2009 07:11 AM

              second the Chef of India buffet
              http://www.chefofindia.ca/

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              Chef of India
              30 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P1A6, CA

              1. Davwud Jan 21, 2009 07:04 AM

                If you're into Indian, I really like the lunch buffet at Chef of India. North side of Eglinton, east of Yonge.

                I think you can get veggie at Moe's Southwest Grill. I like the place and it seems to score well here.

                DT

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