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german store in toronto

ahalya Sep 7, 2011 09:32 PM

where can I find store that sell german products, especially chocolates and dairy products in toronto area

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    presencegirl Sep 11, 2011 04:23 PM

    Do they sell Radler here?

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    1. re: presencegirl
      Googs Sep 11, 2011 04:36 PM

      Sadly, it's unlicensed.

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      youdonut Sep 11, 2011 12:20 PM

      you could also try grumbles deli at main and danforth at 290 main st just south of danforth.. easy subway access

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      1. re: youdonut
        Googs Sep 11, 2011 03:04 PM

        Also an excellent choice. Much smaller than Vienna, but what they do offer is of very good quality.

        290 Main St, Toronto, ON M4C, CA

      2. Withnail42 Sep 10, 2011 06:49 AM

        This might be a little out of the way but it's a scenic drive in the fall. There is a or at least used to be a german place in Stratford. They even used to make their own sausages

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          voracious Sep 10, 2011 06:46 AM

          Vienna Fine Foods would be my recommendation too, though not convenient if you're not in the east end and/or don't have a car. I haven't been that way in a while, but there is a store on Roncesvalles called the Old Country Shop. They don't really have much in the way of food products but should be able to satisfy your German chocolate cravings -- especially at Easter when their front window is a sight to behold.

          Vienna Fine Foods
          1050 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 1S4, CA

          1. peasontoast Sep 8, 2011 08:20 AM

            There's also Brandt Meats in Etobicoke. Their web site focuses a lot on meat, but I can tell you there were lots of other tasty treats there - especially towards Christmas time.

            Brandt Meats
            1878 Mattawa Ave, Mississauga, ON L4X, CA

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            1. re: peasontoast
              OTFOODIE Sep 9, 2011 01:35 PM

              Brandt is actually on the Mississauga side of the 427.

              If you're in the west end, it is an excellent choice for German products.

            2. Frids Sep 8, 2011 07:00 AM

              I believe Reiter's on Church just south of Wellesley sells German products.

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                Googs Sep 8, 2011 07:18 AM

                Reiter's does, but not nearly as much selection as Vienna. Vienna is 100% German and the store has the footprint of your average Rabba I'd guess.

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                  BeanerSchitzl Sep 8, 2011 09:24 AM

                  I second Vienna...
                  They carry great meats and have a little Imbiss at the back for tasty cheap food.
                  Full range of sausages, aufschnitt, speck, leberkase, kasseler, and roasts and steaks as well.
                  Fr dairy they have Tilsit cheese, Butter cheese and others
                  Also have German Knorr products, Manner, Mozartkugeln,

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                    Full tummy Sep 9, 2011 07:21 PM

                    And I third Vienna. What a find. There is simply no competition in reasonable proximity to the Toronto core.

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                      Googs Sep 10, 2011 09:29 AM

                      Now if only they'd get a darn website. It'd make recommending them sooo much easier if you could just do a www. HERE.

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                  ahalya Sep 11, 2011 07:28 PM

                  i shall try there too, thank u.

                3. Googs Sep 8, 2011 06:48 AM

                  Try Vienna Fine Foods on the west side of Birchmount one set of lights north of Eglinton. They have a wide selection of offerings including German chocolates. Not sure what you mean by dairy exactly, but their cheeses reflect the German palate as well.


                  Vienna Fine Foods
                  1050 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 1S4, CA

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                  1. re: Googs
                    ahalya Sep 11, 2011 07:26 PM

                    thanks alot, i will surely go there....

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