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Remarks Bar and Grill

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hungryabbey Feb 20, 2010 04:29 PM

Has anyone been to this place on Coxwell, where Hollingers used to be? Everytime I peak in it looks empty.. but then again, thats usually during the afternoon.. has anyone been?

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    Armack RE: hungryabbey Dec 8, 2010 11:51 AM

    My volleyball team goes after our games on Tuesdays. While the food isn't EXCELLENT it is quite good. The burgers are good with a little pink in the middle (which was a nice surprise) and they have a veggie burger that has pecans in it which is good but crumbly. I always giggle at the plating. Even when I order the burger with a side salad (simple, but decent mixed greens) they insist on putting a small pile of shredded iceburg with some carrot on it. I guess old habits die hard.

    I've heard good things about the Bonnie Brae salad which is essentially some of everything . Inevitably at least one player orders it and is more than happy.

    it could be first date worthy, nice enough to make a good first impression, casual enough for jeans and a t-shirt, and inexpensive enough that if the date went poorly you wouldn't be put out too much.

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      hungryabbey RE: Armack Dec 8, 2010 01:28 PM

      Thanks for the update. I will probably try it out some time.

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        shawna007 RE: hungryabbey Feb 5, 2011 12:25 PM

        I love this restaurant the brunch on the weekends is divine. I f you like Eggs Benny this is a great place to go. They have stuffed french toast and other wonderful items . They also do a great job on salads and wraps. If you haven't been there yet you are missing out.

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          hungryabbey RE: shawna007 Feb 5, 2011 05:01 PM

          We actually went a few weeks ago and enjoyed it. The service was good, and the food was pretty good for a pub. Nachos were a pass though.. but because of the 1/2 app deal, we will be back to try some of the other offerings.

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            embee RE: hungryabbey Feb 6, 2011 05:31 PM

            I've been there a few times for work-related events and found it mediocre. The final Hollinger's incarnation was MUCH better, got a near rave from Lynn Crawford on Makeover, and failed. The Makeover curse? Bad promotion in the neighbourhood? What can I say? Remarks is - hmmm - unremarkable.

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