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Jul 6, 2009 08:38 AM

Cheap eats around bay and bloor

Hi I work at bay and bloor and I am looking for non fast food restaurant with GOOD FOOD that is also cheap. Any suggestions?

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  1. Avocado is very good and very cheap. I also like Scaccia Italian in the Manulife Centre. You could go to Pho Hung. Whole Foods has some great options like pizza, sandwiches, sushi, etc. Flo's is nice and although a diner, not really fast-food.

    1. Okonomi House (St Charles & St Nicholas) Japanese "omelettes"
      Focaccia on Heyden - Italian sandwich shop
      Ginger (Yonge south of Bloor) - cheap and filling Vietnamese

      All under $10

      1. Ritz for Caribbean is my cheap best bet in that area. I think it's about a block north of Wellesley, on the west side. The food is served cafeteria style, but is all homemade. $3.99 for jerk chicken, rice and peas, and salad or slaw. Terrific hot sauce too! I can't wait for them to open up across from the Eaton Centre.

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        1. re: dlw88

          I second the RItz reco. Probably a 10 minute walk and well worth it!


          1. re: dlw88

            Sadly now closed. But Ritz at Yonge & College is open and very good

          2. Esther's Soup Kitchen on street level in Cumberland Terrace (closer to the Yonge side) has good soups and a nice chicken curry.
            I know there's been a few threads about this, try searching 'bay & bloor' and 'yorkville' on this board.

            Esther's Soup Kitchen
            2 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M4W3E2, CA

              1. re: robgm

                The Cafeteria at The Bay for good soup coupled with some of their freshly baked mini loaves of bread, the rest of their offerings are pretty dull and not worth the effort to take the the time to go up to the Cafeteria. Stick with soup and bread..........