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Where would you go in TO for a traditional ice cream sundae?

Kitchen Imp Feb 18, 2010 08:43 AM

Once in a great while I love a sinfully laden ice cream sundae, and today is one of those times. I mean the old-fashioned kind with hot fudge, caramel, whipped cream, and a cherry. A banana split might even do the trick. The rub is that I want it in a sundae glass, not a paper cup, and with good ice cream and real ingredients, so Baskin-Robbins is out. Can anyone help? Anywhere in Toronto is fine - will drive for an excellent excess fix.

  1. Kitchen Imp Aug 3, 2010 07:08 AM

    A very late followup, but thanks to all who replied - Dutch Dreams did the trick. The only catch was that the person who made the sundae put fruit all over the top of it (kiwi and strawberries on a hot fudge sundae?), but otherwise it was exactly the exuberant pile of excessive sugar that I needed to get through yet another long winter night.

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    Dutch Dreams
    78 Vaughan Rd, Toronto, ON M6C2L7, CA

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      Arcadiaseeker Aug 3, 2010 08:05 AM

      They always put chopped fruit on top of their ice cream, even on the cones - must be the Dutch touch??

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        jnine Aug 3, 2010 08:52 AM

        You can always ask them to hold the fruit... I used to in the winter. Now the fruit is in season, so its really tasty.

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        embee Feb 18, 2010 11:59 AM

        Ed's and Greg's can give you the sundae, with decent ingredients, but not the glass or a comfortable place in which to eat it :-(

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          chillihigh Feb 18, 2010 12:03 PM

          Demetres is awesome, i always make my own sundae when i go, and their icecream is pretty good too.

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            smartalex Feb 18, 2010 07:02 PM

            Dutch Dreams may be open but Greg's seems closed for the winter.

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              currycue Feb 19, 2010 06:11 PM

              Dutch Dreams is definitely what you want. Ed's and Greg's have good ice cream, but not the kitsch.

              Demetre's is awful! Their ice cream is comparable to Chapman's.

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                callitasicit Feb 19, 2010 09:31 PM

                I so agree, Demetre's is overrated and overpriced!!

          2. Rabbit Feb 18, 2010 10:35 AM

            Just in case you want an alternative (I'm not arguing with Dutch Dreams)... Demetre used to have some pretty decent ice cream confection (no paper cups!). Although I have to admit that I haven't been there in quite a long while.

            I think they have a couple of locations (Danforth, Eglinton).

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              magic Feb 18, 2010 09:13 AM

              Definitely Dutch Dreams.

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                sloweater Feb 18, 2010 09:55 AM

                Second Dutch Dreams...

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                  Arcadiaseeker Feb 18, 2010 10:45 AM

                  I agree with Dutch Dreams -- but they are closed for the winter.

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                    magic Feb 18, 2010 10:56 AM

                    Oh I did not know that! Hmm.

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                      Kitchen Imp Feb 18, 2010 01:23 PM

                      They're not! I called today. Thanks for the recs, all!

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                        ShinjiCook Feb 21, 2010 03:40 AM

                        dutch dreams as well

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