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Jul 6, 2009 02:17 PM

Eating in the Beach, what was I thinking.

Living in the Beach, and reading CH I should have known better than to try and eat in the Beach. But we did it yesterday at Quigleys.

Being able to eat outside was the highlight.

Me, my wife and three kids. Surly services, mixed up orders, forgotten items, undercooked fries were almost still frozen at the ends.

Waitress said to us, 'I'm surprised it's not very busy here today.' I think to myself that I know why.

Seriously, how do places like this stay in business?

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  1. The same way a place like Allen's can stay in business. People go to those places to drink, and the food is secondary.

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    1. re: foodyDudey

      Whoaaa, I wouldn't lump Allen's in with that bunch, jeez.

    2. If you're looking to eat in the beach, head west on queen till you hit woodbine. Turn left on Woodbine, follow it as it turns into Lakeshore. Take Lakeshore till you hit Jarvis - then decide if you're going to Midtown (take Jarvis & Mt. Pleasant north to destination), downtown (stay on Lakeshore till York then go north to destination or College) or the Wests/Oss (stay on Lakeshore till Bathurst, go north to pickup King or Queen and head to your destination).

      Only eat in the Beach if you're eating at your home of that of a friend.

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      1. re: preppycuisine

        Correction to those directions-head west on Queen till you hit Leslieville, then choose from any of a number of good restaurants, some with really nice patios and good food!!