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New York Subway Open Again



New York Subway
520 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

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  1. Awesome! Thanks for the news!

    1. I'm so happy to hear this. Thanks for posting.

      1. huzzah!!! wonder if they'll ever do tacos.

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        1. This is great news, that area was turning into such a wasteland for quick food. I go over to get tickets at Rotate This every so often. Used to always grab a burrito either here or at Johny Banana. When JB went down Poutine Plus filled the void. With this gone there was only Gandhi left.

          I hope they fixed the ventilation issue there. Always felt like I needed a shower after.

            1. re: Whats_For_Dinner

              I was just down at New York Subway. The renovations were pretty minimal and the food is as good as ever. Some menu items cost 50 cents more, but it's still a super deal.

              Spice City Toronto

              New York Subway
              520 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

              1. re: Spice City Toronto

                I had to go for a late dinner last night. Had a nice chat with Dino who seems pretty happy to be back. I also had a Lamb Satay Jumbo Burrito. Man, that was good. I usually get the sub, but the flavour was pretty damn great in that burrito too. Someday I'll try something besides the lamb, but since I don't go too often (especially in the last year or so), I always seem to have to order the lamb--it's so addictive.

            2. I recall going here when I used to work at Richmond and Bathurst when it just opened up. It was great then....can only imagine that it hasn't changed from the fans on here.

              Gotta get back down there for memory lane.

                1. re: ekim256

                  went there today for lunch. Had my usual, mix veg burrito.
                  Oh so good.
                  The restaurant has new floors, ceiling and tables - plus a new sign inside.
                  This place rocks.

                2. I went here yesterday and had the lamb satay burrito. Flavor-wise, it was inoffensive. It made no memorable impression on me. Burrito-wise, it was missing rice, beans, cheese, salsa fresca, guacamole, the stuff I've come to expect on a burrito. I would forgive it all of that if the flavor made up for it, but it didn't.

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                  1. re: GoodGravy

                    IMO the problem is simply that they should be called wraps and not burritos.

                    1. re: GoodGravy

                      Was that your first visit? What they call a burrito has nothing to do with Tex Mex.

                      1. re: iMarilyn

                        I'm gonna go out on a limb and say it was goodgravy's first visit.

                        1. re: justsayn

                          Yup, my first and probably my last visit. Seriously, I don't hold the lack of rice, beans, etc. against them, but the food didn't taste good. It didn't taste bad either. Basically, it was downright average. Whether they call it a burrito, a wrap, or a spring roll doesn't matter if it's uninteresting.

                    2. Went for lunch today. He was working solo and getting slammed so I waited about 20-25 mins for my sub. I wouldn't mind the wait if it had been good but the beef was almost un chewable, the potatoes were way over cooked and mushy would be a nice way of describing them, I asked for it spicy, it was anything but and my own doing, I forgot to say no mayo. I think New York Subway and I have had our last date. It makes me wonder, maybe I've only eaten here is a hungover state... I wish I had a record the occurrence of my visits to really know but I won't be returning to find out.

                      New York Subway
                      520 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

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                      1. re: JennaBean

                        I can say that I have never understood the attraction. Been maybe 4 or 5 times over the years and never liked it in any way. Always wondered why they called them burritos but like as GoodGravy says, the name won't change the flavour...just the expectation.

                      2. I'm not sure if this is the same owners as the Queen St. location, but I was driving on Islington, just north of Albion Rd. in Etibocoke and I noticed a sign for New York Subway Burritos. Has anyone tried this place?

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                        1. re: principessa del pisello

                          Blogto.com reported that New York Subway changed its name to "New York Subs & Burritos". Is this Islington spot a second location??