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Yonge & Lawrence: Menchies going to open

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Idas Sep 11, 2011 04:14 PM

Figures. Because Yogurty's on Ave wasn't enough.
Yonge @ Woburn Ave.
Looks huge to boot.

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  1. justsayn RE: Idas Sep 11, 2011 04:52 PM

    I know I will get blasted...but...Menchies IMO is many times better tasting than Yogurty's! Much richer flavours and better toppings. There is absolutely no comparison for me. Consider yourself lucky that you are getting a Menchies and please report back after a few visits to each....if it takes that long to decide on your preference.

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      illy RE: justsayn Sep 26, 2011 12:18 PM

      Everyone will be able to compare Menchies and Yogurty's because I just saw a "coming soon" sign for Yogurty's as well at Yonge & Lawrence!! Almost right across the street from where Menchies is going to be.
      Weird that 2 yogurt places and 2 gelato places are opening up in the hood--but all after summer has ended (although it's gorgeous out today!).

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      AverageJo RE: Idas Sep 12, 2011 07:49 AM

      I guess Menchies is really expanding, because there's also a location opening in the Beach, next to the Mars diner (where Ginger used to be). As if there aren't enough frozen treat stores along there...

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        ghost_bear RE: Idas Sep 23, 2011 08:40 AM

        I think Menchie's is perfect for Yonge and Lawrence. This area has been strong with businesses such as Spectacle, Kristopsons, Burger Cellar and Cravings to name a few. I think Menchie's will add to the growing spot with Riz North and, get this, I hear rumours THE BURGER'S PRIEST is opening a second location here!!! Burger Priest then Menchie's!!! could you envision a better night?

        1. Ediblethoughts RE: Idas Sep 26, 2011 06:02 PM

          They don't have any gelato up there do they? Why two frozen yogurt and no ice cream/gelato (except of course B & R)...

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            illy RE: Ediblethoughts Sep 27, 2011 07:49 AM

            Two gelato places are supposed to be opening up too--there have been signs up all summer for them both, but I'm pretty sure neither have opened yet.

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              Idas RE: illy Sep 28, 2011 09:24 AM

              sigh... I was so hopeful for a nice Italian pasticcino or fresh Italian icecream...here's hoping.

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                Oscar22 RE: Idas Oct 20, 2011 08:10 AM

                Does anyone have an estimated date when it's supposed to open?

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                  LTL RE: Oscar22 Oct 20, 2011 08:33 AM

                  I walked by last Wednesday and it's still quite empty inside. Same "opening soon" sign is still posted.

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                  Idas RE: Idas Oct 28, 2011 06:02 PM

                  Ventisette27 has opened and has lovely pastries and icecream. Albeit late.

                  The other shop a few doors north, still empty.

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              Bogels RE: Idas Dec 15, 2011 11:16 AM

              Opening before Christmas!!

              https://www.facebook.com/pages/Menchi...

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