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Karine's

105 McCaul, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (China Town)
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Ranked #483 of 6,620 restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: China Town
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: China Town
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My husband and I ate brunch here after doing a web search to locate nearby restaurants with vegan and vegetarian options. We loved it. My husband had the special, with vegan pancakes. He is not a vegetarian or vegan, but he found the breakfast delicious and quite filling. I had vegan crepes with bananas and berries (there are various fillings... More

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London, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Loved the vegetarian and vegan options! I had the lemonade with spinach and it taste amazing, better then it sounds! :) Ton's of fruit, rice bread is great! Service is friendly, welcoming and informative! The food court and area is a little odd but the food is delicious! Also, bring cash as they don't have a debit machine! Oh and... More

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Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

We had breakfast at Kaine's. it's in a food court in a rundown shopping area. The food was good, it came with fresh fruit. But the area just seemed dingy and run down.

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Food court food tends to be dominated by the chains so to find a small restaurant that is independently owned and operated is special. Karine's in The Village by the Grange located on McCaul street across from the Art Gallery of Ontario beats all the competition with its range of excellent, largely vegetarian options. The $5. Breakfast Special fills a... More

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Toronto
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Fresh! Healthy! Delicious! Beautifully presented! Bargain priced! Fantastic Service! I worked in this area for years and only discovered this amazing little place when I asked for a recommendation from a TFF volunteer and he said "everyone eats there! Stars and volunteers alike!" Their smoked salmon salad was incredible - a full plate of extraordinary food - for only $10!... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The food is great for the price. The staff is welcoming and friendly. The place has a great atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

The food here is amazing. Breakfast and lebanese-esque food with quality rivaling gourmet restaurants but a price range everyone can afford, meals range between $5 to $11 including tax but not including a drink. Many vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options, freshly squeezed juice. An unexpected gem in an otherwise tacky food court next to the ago (art gallery of... More

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winnipeg
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27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I recently popped in at the food court in the Village on the Grange after a visit to the AGO, and was happy to find a mostly vegan restaurant offering all-day breakfast at great prices! I was going to have a waffle (around $11), but the cheap in me decided to go with the vegan French toast ($5, including tax!).... More

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We stumbled upon this cute little restaurant one morning after applying for a visa from a local consulate. A twenty something with a red 50's retro head band was text'ing on a "victorian" couch behind the counter. What? We were surprised and impressed at the same time. This place has character, let's buy something to eat. We ordered two #1... More

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012 via mobile

One thing about Karine's is for certain - they are busy and for good reason. They provide personal, gracious and welcoming service alongside their hearty vegan breakfast fare. We were only in Toronto for 3 days and ate there for breakfast twice - we should've went three times. Portions are big, fresh fruit is included with everything and when mom... More

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