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Lunch Buffet at Ivory Thailand

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Finally was able to spend some time downtown around this area for lunch.

The initial seating was quick and efficient, as was the drink order.

The only unremarkable thing I had was the hot and sour soup. Everything else I sampled was several cuts above your average Toronto Asian buffet. Fresh, tasty, not greasy at all, and a huge selection of dishes. Is it pure Thai food like you would find over there? Having never been to a lunch buffet in Thailand, I can't say, but there were a clean range of well-balanced flavours in everything I had, and it tasted very good to me.

Service during my gorging was also effiicient and friendly.

The other thing I noted is that their papaya salad had good flavour. The last papaya salad I had at the Runnymede Green Mango made me think they'd used sulfuric acid as a dressing, that's how bad the burn was in my mouth. So I'm happy to see I'm not allergic to ALL papayas, and I suspect it's more chef skill than allergies.

If I'm ever in the area and craving to pig out, I will return.

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Ivory Thailand
81 Church, Toronto, ON M5C1K9, CA

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  1. Good to know! Been there for dinner, never for lunch - but now I might.