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fishbar
woodlot
marben's brunch
brassaii
caren's cheese platters + brunch dishes ( not to say caren's menu is entirely meh- I like caren's stilton burger + wine list)
mildred's temple kitchen

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  1. I'd like to add QM pizza to this list...meh

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    1. re: petek

      Libretto too!
      Stockyard for its over-rated fried chicken! ( got a feeling I'm the ONLY one?!! )

      1. re: Charles Yu

        You want the smoked whole chicken. Charles.

          1. re: Charles Yu

            Yes, Libretto! And to wait in line for "meh" is the worst sin.

            1. re: petek

              While we're on pizza, I'll add Panago.

              DT

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              Panago
              44 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4, CA

              1. re: petek

                La Vecchia, 2405 Yonge. $10 for a Caprese Salad is ridiculous. The last time I was there I had the Gnocchi quattro formaggi. Terrible. The waitress did not even ask why I left my plate virtually untouched. Could not care less, as long as I paid the bill. And - unless things changed - the place is not A/C.

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                La Vecchia
                2405A Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4P2E7, CA

                1. re: lamaranthe

                  Oh, you mean La Blechia. Yeah, one of the worse restaurants around. I ordered the veal parm there once (i was forced to go) and the piece of veal was half the size of my blackberry. I told the manager and he told me in not so many words to go f myself. Plus, the tiny piece of veal I did get was super chewy and tasteless.

                2. re: petek

                  Swish by Han on Wellington Street. Greasy, Salty. Meh. Double Meh.

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                  Swish by Han
                  38 Wellington St E, Toronto, ON , CA

                  1. re: letrell

                    I didn't find the food greasy or salty, but I think the less than helpful service made it an especially meh experience given the ok food. Except it shouldn't just taste ok given it's supposed to be elevated Korean cuisine. I like to give a restaurant a second chance, and I think I will at some point, but I'm just not rushing back.

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                    Swish by Han
                    38 Wellington St E, Toronto, ON , CA

                3. I'll add every Italian joint on Yonge between Lawrence and York Mills. I do like Trio, but that's probably because I've been going there long enough that it feels like a comfy neighbourhood joint to me.

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                  1. re: TorontoJo

                    To which I will add Hazel's and the burger served at the Abbot, also located between Lawrence & YM.

                    1. re: TorontoJo

                      "I'll add every Italian joint on Yonge between Lawrence and York Mills"

                      I'll add to that every Italian joint between Eglinton and Lawrence....meh

                      I know I'll receive an ass kicking for this,but I'll add Caplansky's to my list

                      1. re: petek

                        Doubtful. It's definitely more dangerous to say you like Caplanskys around here.

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                        Caplansky's
                        356 College Street, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

                        1. re: petek

                          I'm not sayin it's bad,but...meh

                          1. re: petek

                            What a difference a day makes.

                            I am. Past meh, way past- yuck!
                            Went three times , 1x Monarch, 2x College.
                            Wildly inconsistent, but all within the part of the continuum labled "bad". Everything. Everything. Overpriced too. And an insult to the culture to which it alludes.

                            And now a second location? What gives here?

                          2. re: petek

                            Petek, what do you think of Alizé ?

                            1. re: lamaranthe

                              It's worse than a simple "meh."

                              1. re: lamaranthe

                                Petek, what do you think of Alizé ?

                                I'd rather eat at Good Bite,the greasy spoon next door..

                                1. re: petek

                                  Alize is almost as bad as La Blechia (see post above)

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                                  Alize Restaurant
                                  2459 Yonge St., Toronto, ON M4P 2H6, CA

                            2. re: TorontoJo

                              So true, WORST for restaurants in this area!

                            3. Amaya Express

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                              Amaya Express
                              1168 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M, CA

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                              1. re: hal2010

                                Aw, heck, let's just put ALL restaurants on Yonge between Lawrence and York Mills. Seriously. I eat in the area regularly because it's convenient, but there is nothing there that stands out as great. The closest exception for me is probably the appetizer menu at Milagro.

                                1. re: TorontoJo

                                  Your posting reminds me of one of my favourite restaurant ' Herbs ' at Yonge and Lawrence. Great food at good price. Is Herb's ex-chef still working at the Granite Club?! Together with JOV Bistro, two of my 'most missed' restaurants!

                                  1. re: Charles Yu

                                    Is Herbs still there? Isn't that where Steak Frites or Milagro is now?

                                    I went to the original location (where Soho Bistro is now) years ago and though "meh". But I haven't been there since they moved across the street. But I thought they closed.

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                                    Soho Bistro
                                    3202 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N2L1, CA

                                    1. re: Charles Yu

                                      I miss Herbs too. The last that I heard Tony Nuth (the excellent original owner/chef of Herbs) is at the Granite Club golf course in Stouffville.

                                  2. re: hal2010

                                    I think Amaya Express serves terrible food, and found Amaya to be meh. I don't understand how Amaya is opening so many restaurants in the GTA.

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                                    Amaya
                                    1574 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4G3B7, CA

                                    Amaya Express
                                    1168 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M, CA

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                                    1. Totally agree about Mildred's Temple Kitchen. We've now been three times. I wanted so bad to really like it but it's just...meh.

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                                      Mildred's Temple Kitchen
                                      85 Hanna Avenue, Toronto, ON M6K 3S3, CA