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best hot turkey sandwich

prima Dec 18, 2013 10:44 AM

Thanks for any recs.

  1. TorontoJo Dec 18, 2013 11:03 AM

    Are you talking about the open faced kind? If so, I actually liked the one at Gale's Snack Shop. Real roasted turkey (they roast one every day) on wonderbread. The weak link in the sandwich was the gravy, but I still liked the sandwich. Especially when you factor in the sub-$3 price tag. Extra buck or so for fries and another buck for a real shake.

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      prima Dec 18, 2013 01:58 PM

      Yep, that's the kind. :) Thanks!

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        juno Dec 18, 2013 06:42 PM

        Here's another vote for Teddy's, in Oshawa. Though it has been a while since I was last there, I recall its hot turkey sandwich - and just about everything else on the menu of that remarkable local diner - as being consistently satisfying. And Teddy's is nothing if not consistent. One of the best diners in southern Ontario. Good service, too.

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          alvino Dec 19, 2013 11:52 AM

          The Wimpy's Diner at Bathurst/Sheppard makes an enormous, delicious , old-fashioned hot turkey.

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      pourboi Dec 18, 2013 11:35 AM

      Do not go to Flo's on Yorkville Ave... The bread was so hard I had trouble cutting it with a knife and when I stuck my form in it, it stood up did not fall over.. this is after I ate all the turkey off of it and it had been soaking in gravy for 15min!

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        franpelyk Dec 18, 2013 12:09 PM

        Without a doubt, hands down, my vote goes to The Goodbite, on Yonge north of Eglinton. They make a whole turkey daily, slice it up, drop it on Wonder Bread, slather with canned gravy and slap some steamed vegetables on the side, along with homemade mashed potatoes.

        It's just good old fashioned homemade food. When you eat it, you just feel better!

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          MissBingBing Dec 18, 2013 01:17 PM

          Good old fashioned homemade canned gravy - Yum!

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            bytepusher Dec 18, 2013 01:23 PM

            It's like the whole process cheese on cheesburger's yes/no argument, sometimes the canonical version of a dish is best made with horrible processed ingredients.

            1. re: MissBingBing
              magic Dec 18, 2013 01:50 PM

              Nothing wrong with that. It's a mood preference. Like processed cheese slices on a burger as bytepusher noted. Sometimes only the fake stuff will do.

            2. re: franpelyk
              magic Dec 18, 2013 01:53 PM

              Good Bite rules.

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                prima Dec 18, 2013 02:00 PM

                Thanks franpelyk and magic. I've eaten dozens of Greek omelettess at Goodbite, but I haven't tried their hot turkey sandwich. Will give it a try.

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                  magic Dec 18, 2013 03:23 PM

                  Haven't actually had the open face turkey at the GB, but it has looked damn good. My support was really for th GB in general. But their turkey does look good. I love that style of sandwich.

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                magic Dec 18, 2013 01:57 PM

                Teddy's in Oshawa.

                Well worth the slight trek from Toronto.

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                  prima Dec 18, 2013 02:01 PM

                  I rarely end up that far east, but will keep it in mind!

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                    magic Dec 18, 2013 03:24 PM

                    Fair enough :)

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                  MargieEv Dec 18, 2013 03:52 PM

                  Gale's gets my vote. As mentioned you can't beat the price.

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