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Mar 2, 2010 05:09 PM

Chinese Takeout East York

I'm looking for a decent place to order Chinese food from in East York or Leaside on Oscar Night. I've tried Number One Chinese, which was ok, but not great. I tried a place on Coxwell which was awful. Any suggestions? Has anyone tried "China Food" on Millwood?

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  1. Our go-to Chinese delivery is Congee Star or Don Mills and Eglinton. They deliver to Leaside.

    1. Thanks, ctl98. Any other suggestions out there? It can be around Yonge and Bloor, Danforth, down the the Beach. Just looking for good Chinese delivery.

      5 Replies
      1. re: pescatarian

        You're welcome! I can't believe there are no other replies! I'd like to have an alternate place as well.

        1. re: ctl98

          I second Congee Star (there is also Congee Queen, I think near Lawrence & Don Mills, I don't know if they deliver to Leaside). I haven't tried the other Chinese places in the Leaside/Davisville area, because Congee Star is so reliably good and inexpensive, and I'm not sure if the other places are more the Westernized takeout style.

          There's Dynasty on Bloor if you want something less fast/casual. According to the listing, they do takeout & delivery, but this is proper restaurant food, not fast food/cheap.

          P.S. Chinese food + Oscars sounds like good times! :)

          1. re: balthazar

            Our go-to is Bamboo Dim Sum Cafe. it's at 494 Danforth near Logan.
            The number is (416-462-9678)

            1. re: Eatertainer

              Just ordered from here and it was great. Best Chinese delivery I've had in Toronto in the last 11 years. Fast, hot and really good. Thanks for the recommendation.

              Bamboo Cafe Chinese Restaurant
              494 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K1P6, CA

              1. re: dinin and dishin

                That's good to know. I've always wondered about this place and had the impression it wasn't that busy.

      2. We order from Seaspray on Kingston Road when we have the itch. Imagine chicken balls with large chunks of white breast meat. That's what I am talkin' bout.

        Not sure if they deliver all the way to Leaside though

        1. We have been trying to find a 'decent' go-to Chinese Take-out place in East York for ages and last night we had some success! I don't want to rave too much, because we only tried a couple of dishes but they were very good compared to the other options in the area. They even offer diet chinese food options!
          The name is confusing - the take out flyer says American Style Chinese Restaurant in big bold letters, and then it says 977CAFE down the side. I am not sure what the sign will say on the storefront (will have to drive by and check). It's located at 977 O'Connor Drive
          The Asian rolls (shrimp and chicken) were nice, not too greasy, very large; the sesame chicken had great flavour but they were a little too bready for my liking; my husband liked the large seafood hot and sour soup soup, and the large house special fried rice was okay - a little dry, and the bbq pork pieces were very fatty. The chicken balls are very small, not huge and round with tons of bread, and the sweet and sour sauce was delicious. I will definitely be trying them again. Congee Star doesn't deliver to our area or I would likely order from there. 977 cafe bounds its delivery zone with Don Mills to the west, Lawrence E. to the north, Warden to the east, and Danforth to the south.

          Congee Star
          900 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, ON M3C1V6, CA