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Jan 26, 2012 10:16 AM

The Works - coming to The Danforth

I don't know if this is good or bad for us, but definitely not good news for Square Boy.

The Works has leased the spot where Patris was forever, and ever.

At least that corner will get cheered up.

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  1. Have you tried these? How are they? I'd thnk that the Square Boy customers will be happy to continue eating there. I doubt the Licks at Pape and Danforth is cutting into Square Boy's business either.

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    1. re: foodyDudey

      Never been, and I have no idea which is why I said that I didn't know if it's a good thing or a bad thing. I'm only spreading the news.

      I will certainly give them a try though, and I look forward to another option close to home.

      I'm am overjoyed to see that someone is finally investing in fixing up that shit hole corner.

    2. I wonder how long before the last Greek restaurant leaves Greek Town.
      I have heard that the rent is the reason many of the established places are disappearing. That and old age.

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      1. re: Herne

        I think you'll find that most of the Greek restaurants on the Danforth own their buildings.

      2. I have been to the one in Oakville. It is more of a "sit down and order" type place vs. a casual spot like Licks/etc. I haven't been to Square Boy before but imagine it is also more of a fast food type place? A burger from The Works takes about 20 minutes to make. I enjoyed my burger from there but the menu is a bit overwhelming.

          1. re: dubchild

            Like this:


            Doesn't look like they will be creating any sleepless nights for Square boys, it's a totaly different product

          2. Oh yay! How happy have you made me. I hate walking by that dumpy building everytime I do for a walk. I love square boy but not so much for their burgers. They are ok, kind of mediocre. I do love square boys greek salads. I know that they are a cheap version of a greek salad with ice burg lettuce, bottled dressing but oh what a guilty pleasure.......
            Anyways, back to the topic of this thread, that's great news, thanks for sharing the good news!