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SearchingForGoodFood Mar 24, 2012 01:42 PM

Where does one find a good meal in Toronto with $5 and a metropass?

___(name of dish)___ at ____(restaurant name and address)____

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    Luvtooeat Mar 24, 2012 02:39 PM

    Burger King maybe

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    1. re: Luvtooeat
      Charles Yu Mar 24, 2012 03:16 PM

      Not necessarily! I had a charbroiled 8 0z burger with all the trimming at ' Esquire steak and Grill ' for only $4.55!! Much better than Burger King! Great fries too if you can dish out a couple more bucks! Address is SE corner of Sheppard and Vic Park.

    2. flying101 Mar 24, 2012 03:22 PM

      You could get TWO Viet Subs in China town for $5 (spadina or broadview)... Broadview I would go to Roses, on Spadina there are a few options but I usually stick with the two just north of dundas on the west side...

      Also speaking of Chinatown I'm sure King's Noodle has a $5 plate.

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        jennjen18 Mar 24, 2012 08:06 PM

        I know King's has noodle specials for about $3.50 ... and it'd be like wonton, or brisket... depending on the day.

        Yes, banh mi as well, in Chinatown - I go to Nuygen Hong... $2.50 for one, I think?

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          foodiction2 Mar 25, 2012 07:54 AM

          Yeah if you like congee you can get that plus the fried dough stick for $4.50+tax and tip I believe @ king noodle + probably other places

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        garfield Mar 24, 2012 09:04 PM

        Lunch special(Jerk Chicken+Rice) at tasty's carribean takeout 4 elm street (Dundas Subway)

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          julesrules Mar 25, 2012 02:01 PM

          How does it compare to Ritz Caribbean just south on Yonge?

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            garfield Mar 25, 2012 02:48 PM

            The portions are smaller, but I prefer Tasty's . the chicken is moist and flavorful. For 3.99 +tax you get chicken and rice. 50 cents extra for coleslaw.

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          Gary Mar 25, 2012 05:06 AM

          Gale's Snack Bar, a diner at 539 Eastern Ave. Fish and chips $3.25. Club sandwich $2.50. Have one of those, then splurge on a 60 cent coffee. Insanity. http://www.foodpr0n.com/2010/02/09/ga...

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            atomeyes Mar 25, 2012 06:04 AM

            that place scares me. i drive by and swear that its condemned.
            was thinking last week "i'd love to buy that space and open a resto in it"

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            magic Mar 25, 2012 08:19 AM

            Chicken Baguette at Ginger, 546 Church St. - $4.

            Heaven.

            2 minute walk from Wellesley subway station on Yonge subway line.

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              bonefreakchef Mar 25, 2012 08:48 AM

              BBQ pork on rice at Kom Jug Yuen on Spadina. Or even better, their roast pork and tofu on rice.

              1. Matt H Mar 25, 2012 11:02 AM

                Patty and Coco Bread with a Ting at Randy's Patties at 1569 Eglinton Avenue West (Eglinton West Subway)

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                  cupcakez Mar 25, 2012 11:07 AM

                  I posted this on another page too...sobeys at college and bay has a proscuitto/bocconcini/arugula sandwich on a ciabatta for 5.99. They will heat it there and there is seating at college park. It is amazing. I had it twice last week. i take mine home and microwave it ( I like soft bread) and everything melts together.

                  I second the ginger baguette. Also love the hot and sour shrimp soup and tempura yam and avocado cold rolls.

                  1. mariecollins Mar 26, 2012 06:50 AM

                    Any of the Ali Babas locations or Sultan Shwarma on the Danforth for good Falafel. Fresh Ginger at Yonge and Eglinton for Vietnamese.

                    1. miketoronto Mar 26, 2012 07:55 AM

                      If you're ever in Rexdale - transcendental doubles at Drupati's or Lena's at Albion/Islington, amazing pupusas At Mi Pueblo at Weston/Sheppard area.

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                        AhadSQ Mar 26, 2012 08:38 AM

                        You can check out Quiznos they have $5 dollar deals. I do not know where you're located to I can not tell you an address.

                        1. prima Mar 26, 2012 10:46 AM

                          A mini veal or chicken sandwich at California Sandwiches' Dufferin Street location. Guess you could check the ttc website to see what buses would get you there, besides the Dufferin St bus. Not sure if it's available at other locations.

                          Sausage of the day on a bun at Sausage King at St Lawrence Market. King or Union Station.

                          Spanakopita, tyropita or creatopita at Athen's Pastries (on the Danforth near Chester Station, or on Vic Park north of the 401- could check ttc website for buses that service the Vic Park location).

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                            piccola Mar 26, 2012 08:37 PM

                            $5 vegan box at South Indian Dosa Mahal near Bloor/Lansdowne. Two curries and rice. (You can get three pakoras for $1.)

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