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The Burger's Priest - Queen and Coxwell

Went to this place because someone told me that it was the best burger they've ever had. IMO it is NOT. There was nothing wow about the cheeseburger I had. The fresh beef burger lacked flavour and very small in size. The string like fries were a little soggy and overpriced. They do not have a very good menu - items like the "Priest" and the "Option" did not have a description. Don't expect to eat there unless you want to eat at a counter like table and wait for one of the five or six stools. But who wants to eat a cold burger?

Apr 28, 2011
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Sham Buffet

I am looking for reviews on this restaurant, Sham Buffet, middle eastern buffet. It is located on 1456 Dundas St E in Mississauga (around Dixie & Dundas). Has anyone been? Thank you in advance.

Mar 22, 2011
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Owl of Minerva Korean restaurant

I have been to the one north of Yonge and Finch. The restaurant is known for it's pork bone soup. Nice spicy broth with tender pork bone and potatoes. It's delicious. Haven't tried anything else on the menu.

Sep 28, 2010
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Source for Cocktail Plates with Wineglass holder in Toronto

Received them as a gift and was told they were bought at the Royal Doulton warehouse sale. Not sure if they still carry them as they may have been on clearance.

Sep 01, 2010
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

CNE is coming....what to eat?

Ribs from Memphis BBQ and Tiny Tom donuts.

Memphis BBQ
8074 Islington Ave, Woodbridge, ON L4L1W5, CA

Aug 30, 2010
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Looking for a "supperclub" type of restaurant

Has anyone had dinner at Dirty Martini Bar and Resto Lounge - 2075 Winston Park Drive in Oakville?

Aug 31, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Looking for a "supperclub" type of restaurant

I am looking for recommedations on a restaurant where a party of 30-35 age group can have dinner and stay for dancing afterwards. Alleycatz (Yonge & Eglinton) and Marlowe (Richmond Hill) were a couple of suggestions. No preference in location right now. Thanks in advance.

Aug 16, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Urgent: AYCE Japanese in Mississauga

thanks for the suggestion c_snapper. i'll have to try momiji one day, but a friend in the group suggested sushi 168 in brampton. i went there once awhile back, but was not impressed...maybe an off day. has anyone been lately?

Jun 02, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Urgent: AYCE Japanese in Mississauga

Okay, I am re-opening this post. From my original post, I think plans had changed so I never went to Mississauga for ayce japanese. Overtime, I've heard of a few places to check out: Prince of Sushi, Kobe, 168... looking for reviews and/or sugesstions for new places. Thanks!

Jun 01, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

z-teca gourmet burritos

I LOVE the halibut burrito at Burrito Boyz!

I agree, some of the toppings at Z-teca are bland - especially the rice.

What would you rate the second best?

May 07, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

z-teca gourmet burritos

I went for the $5 burrito special today. There was a line-up but moves pretty fast. Nice, trendy looking spot but as well it is situated amongst the other King St restaurants just west of John.

Wasn't sure at first what was meant by "rip-off of chipotle" and "Chipotle rip off", but now know that there is a burrito spot called Chipotle Mexican Grill. Haven't eaten there yet so I can't compare but it does not measure up to Burrito Boyz.

Overall, I did enjoy my Grilled Steak Burrito. There was a nice flavour - combination of the chipotle adobo marinade on the steak and roasted tomatillo & jalapeno salsa (medium heat). Not sure if I would go back for their regular prices - a little pricier than Burrito Boyz.

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

May 05, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

z-teca gourmet burritos

There are 3 locations in Toronto, but was thinking about checking out the one that just opened at 327 King Street West (east of Spadina). Any reviews? Thanks.

May 04, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Spicy Beef Noddle Soup

I went to Mr. Sun's cuz I wanted to compare the beef noodle soup with Lao Li's and the outcome is...I prefer Lao Li. The beef was more tender at Mr. Sun's but didn't enjoy the noodles, vegetables or broth.

Apr 22, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Lunch help - Working on Sheppard between Brimley and McCowan

Hey Tor.hound. Not in the area you're asking about, but if you got a car, it's worth the trip across Sheppard to Johnny's Hamburgers at 2595 Victoria Park Ave (right at the intersection). Good burgers and fries. There are no tables to sit down inside so you have to take out, which might help with your lunch time.

Apr 16, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Dim Sum in Mississauga

I know this is a very old post, but I'd like to re-open it since I am now looking for a good, inexpensive dim sum restaurant in Mississauga besides Emerald.

Any recommendations and/or reviews? Address too. Thanks!

Apr 08, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Spicy Beef Noddle Soup

I agree that the spicy beef noodle soup at "Lao Li" aka the "Beef Noodle House" is one of the best. I did notice a change in management, but didn't know the chefs changed. But after reading this thread, I'll have to check out "Mr. Sun's" is it called? Is this located in the plaza right on the north west corner of Midland & Finch? I think there's a taco bell in that plaza or use to be.

Mar 30, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Mississauga - restaurant "takeout" recommendations

Hosting a birthday party this weekend for about 15 adults.
Am looking for restaurant recommendations for take-out or party platters in the Mississauaga area. Some ideas so far: Chinese, Portugese.
If possible, please include address and prices if ordered before.
Thanks in advance.

Feb 23, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Rol San Restaurant - 323 Spadina Ave

Not sure if there is already a thread about this restaurant so sorry in advance, but I wanted to ask about the dim sum prices and the two different rooms.

I haven't been to Rol San in a long time and decided to go there for dim sum today. It was pretty busy, about a 15 mins wait or so. I was waiting in the front and then started noticing people coming from the back and sitting in the front. Then I started noticing people coming in and walking right to the back. Why do they have two different lineups?

As for the dim sum prices, I thought they were expensive, ranging from $2.99 to $3.99! Is that how much dim sum normally is or is it because of Chinese New Year? I'm surprised considering I've read people's comments about how cheap it is.

Jan 26, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Looking for dinner around Panasonic Theatre

I'm going to the Panasonic Theatre this weekend and having not been in that area for a long time, not sure what restaurants are around there. The Panasonic Theatre is on Yonge St, close to Bloor, but located between Charles and Isabella St.

Does anyone have suggestions on where I could have dinner?

Jan 13, 2009
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Churrascaria in Toronto or area

Does anyone know of one in Mississauga on Dundas Street near Erin Mills and Winston Churchill? What is it called? I'm looking for reviews if any and prices.


Aug 25, 2008
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Peking Duck in Chinatown?

A co-worker is asking for restaurant recommendations in Chinatown area for Peking Duck.
Thanks in advance!

Aug 19, 2008
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

GTA Filipino Restaurants

Here is an idea. I believe it's called Cucina Manila. Just opened a couple of weeks. Located on the north/east corner of Pharmacy & Lawrence. Tried it this past weekend. 1 item + rice = $4.00. 2 items + rice = $6.00. Don't remember the names of the items, but it was tasty.

Jun 23, 2008
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Good restaurants at Warden & Eglington?

PHO SAIGON. It is an informal, inexpensive Vietnamese noodle/rice restaurant. The address is 1921 Eglinton Ave East (located on the south west corner of Warden and Eglinton). The staff is pleasant and the service is quick.

Nov 14, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Indian Restaurants

Thanks to those that replied to my post. I ended up going to a restaurant called Trimurti on 265 Queen St W. The restaurant is small, but packed up quickly after 7:30pm. The service was friendly and quick. Among the things we ordered, I enjoyed the Mixed Platter (A delicious combination of chicken pakoras, samosas, vegetable pakoras & chicken tikkas) and Murgh Biryani (Chicken Rice) (Basmati rice garnished with fried onions cooked with chicken, nuts & raisins). It looks like they have lunch buffet, but dinner is menu only.

Oct 26, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Indian Restaurants

Looking for recommendations on good Indian Restaurants, preferably with the option of dinner buffet. Anywhere in the GTA or surrounding areas. Thank you!

Oct 19, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Best All You Can Eat Japanese in Toronto GTA

After I read your post, I decided to give Sushi House a try for dinner. The chef's specials were different. I tried the special king crab hot pot. The pot took forever to heat up even though I saw others really boiling. I was surprised that they were out of a couple of items...the scallop special and green tea ice cream?!? The service was a little slow. Overall, it was okay, but like Yang's Sushi better. I think any AYCE Japanese/Chinese is good for the money, but average quality.

Aug 28, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Where to eat

I am new to this board so I apologize first if I am posting a subject that has appeared many times. I wasn't sure what to search for so I thought I would just post.

I will be staying in downtown Montreal for 3 days in August and wanted to make sure I hit the best spots for food. I plan to hit Schwartz's for smoked meat as I was told it is the best.

I am looking for recommendations on a good French restaurant and where I should eat when I'm in Old Montreal. Also, has anyone eaten at the restaurants in the Casino?

Thanks in advance!

Aug 03, 2007
pocky in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Summerlicious 2007

Thinking about trying a Summerlicious menu for dinner in the downtown core.
Does anyone have reviews or suggestions on the following? Thanks in advance.

-Fred's Not Here
-Kit Kat Italian Bar & Grill
-Marcel's Bistro

Jul 18, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

BEST Cheap Samosas

Samosa King - in the plaza on the northeast corner of Finch & Middlefield.
Vegetarian samosas - 5 for $1.00 Chicken samosas - 2 for $1.00
The price does not include the dipping sauce or tax. Prepare for a line-up.

Jun 11, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Happy Hour with Good Eats

One place that comes to mind, but I haven't been in a few years is Big Daddy's Crab Shack and Oyster Bar on 212 King St. West (416) 599-5200. From what I remember, they have 1/2 price appetizers between 4-6pm. I believe they have a patio too.

May 10, 2007
pocky in Ontario (inc. Toronto)