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Yummy's Burger is Huge Cheap and Delish

food face Mar 20, 2009 05:04 PM

Yummies on Yonge just north of Wellesely makes the most incredible burger for $5.60 (tax inlcluded). It is 10 ounces, Halal meat on a soft fresh sesame seed bun. Char broiled juicy and super flavorful. The Yummy garlic sauce is perfect on top. It is so much better than Craft burger, Licks, and just about any other burger place and less expensive. The only thing, you got to tell them when to take it off the grill as sometimes it is left on too long. They will take it off the grill when you tell them too unlike Craft burger who will cook it into a grey mess. I love this burger and want to tell the world because I'm not afraid who knows it.

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  1. wolfe RE: food face Mar 20, 2009 06:36 PM

    Link. Looks south of Welleseley to me but what do I know I live in Berkeley Ca.

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    Yummy Barbq
    522 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y1X9, CA

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      food face RE: wolfe Mar 21, 2009 05:43 AM

      Thanks Wolfe. The burger is worth the flight from Berkeley.

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        ddelicious RE: wolfe Jul 31, 2009 06:49 AM

        I don't think this link is to the right place, this one is a korean bbq, but there is a
        yummy's (or maybe its yummies) north of wellesley that is middle eastern.

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          wolfe RE: ddelicious Jul 31, 2009 07:21 AM

          You are probably correct and I am still in Berkeley. However there appears to be a Yummy BBq and a Yummis that Google has at 646 Yonge, although this menu has a new location.
          http://www.yummis.com/OurMenu.htm
          Please note the name confusion continued down this thread.

      2. duckdown RE: food face Mar 21, 2009 08:37 AM

        Halal... guess that means no bacon! :(

        1. Dimbulb RE: food face Mar 21, 2009 08:40 AM

          Isn't this a Korean restaurant?

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            food face RE: Dimbulb Mar 21, 2009 10:09 AM

            Yummi's is Iranian owned. Definately no bacon on the burger Duckdown!

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              duckdown RE: food face Mar 21, 2009 01:05 PM

              Can't be a great burger without the bacon (and cheese)! Sorry! :)

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                ziggystardust RE: duckdown Mar 22, 2009 12:04 AM

                Cheese plus meat is halal, unlike kosher unless I'm wrong.

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                  embee RE: ziggystardust Mar 22, 2009 09:17 AM

                  You are correct. Halal allows mixing milk and meat and also allows shellfish. It does not allow pork or alcohol.

                  Kosher does not permit mixing milk and meat and does not allow shellfish or pork. Alcohol is okay.

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                  grandgourmand RE: duckdown Jul 31, 2009 08:02 AM

                  Sure it can. If you have a really good patty, you don't need bacon and cheese. In some cases the extras are just compensating for a mediocre patty.

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                    duckdown RE: grandgourmand Jul 31, 2009 11:43 AM

                    to each their own.. i respectfully disagree :)

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                    swissmissy RE: duckdown Jul 31, 2009 02:13 PM

                    I completely agree :-)

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                  ChalkBoy RE: Dimbulb Mar 22, 2009 07:52 AM

                  It's changed hands. There used to be two other Yummy's — definitely Korean fast food — one on Bloor, the other on Dundas W. Are they still there?

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                  lamaranthe RE: food face Mar 22, 2009 09:00 AM

                  Yummi's is closed, Ouch!

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                    food face RE: lamaranthe Mar 22, 2009 11:09 AM

                    Yummi's on Yonge near Eglinton closed recently. The Yummi's on Yonge just north of Wellesley is open and it was the better one anyways. They are all independently owned.

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                    adeeb_h RE: food face Jul 30, 2009 06:36 PM

                    I was just searching for Hala Burger places. I called the number but they say its a Korean Restaurant. Does anyone know the phone number for this place?

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                      Teep RE: adeeb_h Jul 31, 2009 10:43 AM

                      Yummis Restaurant - 416-968-2200, 646 Yonge Street

                      Yummy Korean BarBQ - 416-921-5158, 522A Yonge Street

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                      focioncroci RE: food face Jul 30, 2009 08:11 PM

                      I really really loved their shawarma. I will have to give their burger a try next time!

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                        urbuddee RE: focioncroci Jul 31, 2009 09:24 AM

                        I agree as well on their shawarma. I too will have to try their burger's next time I'm in the area. Plus the guys behind the counter are very friendly too. =D

                      2. shekamoo RE: food face Jul 31, 2009 03:52 PM

                        Yummy's is ok. I wouldnt call it great or even real burger. but in the cheap/huge options, this is tops. if looking for a real burger, this is not the place to go

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                          food face RE: shekamoo Jul 31, 2009 05:33 PM

                          Why is not a "real burger" Shekamoo? Who serves a "real burger" in your opinion?

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                            shekamoo RE: food face Aug 1, 2009 03:31 PM

                            I consider the quality of the main ingredients, that is the bun and the meat. also, there is the question of preparation and tender/juiciness. Yummis is average at best in all categories. a real burger you would find in Nota Bene, Weezies, Swan, Allens, Harbord Room....

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                              food face RE: shekamoo Aug 1, 2009 05:27 PM

                              All of your choice burger places are time tested and true foodie burger destinations. Ofcourse for $15 and upwards at these places the burgers are great (especially Weezies). I love the Yummi's burger and anyone I've brought there for their burger also loves them. 12 ounces of Hallal meat, fresh sesame seed bun massive juicy with a home made garlic sauce; it's all been nothing but wonderful to me. Guess we shall have to agree to disagree on this one.

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                          krauching RE: food face Feb 18, 2010 09:33 AM

                          The proper name is spelled, Yummi's on Yonge st. and Irwin, just two blocks north of Wellesley. Don't be confused by Yummy's BB-Q. That is an Asian restaurant and they don't have burgers. I just went out to get the 10oz burger. It is absolutely amazing. Perfectly cooked and lots of toppings. They even told me I can call ahead next time because it takes about 8 to 10 min to cook. I highly recommend it.

                           
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