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Caplansky's Deli

356 CollegeSt., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416 500 3852
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Ranked #667 of 6,589 restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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English first
Newmarket, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Total disappointment! Everything was loaded with too much pepper ie chopped liver, Latkas, kishka gravy, poutine. They offer lean Med & fatty smoked meat but had only lean. My Foodie sister and I were tasting so we shared a fried salami and a smoked meat sandwiches, the salami was cut unevenly and the sandwich was sliced not in half, but... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband thoroughly enjoyed his pickled tongue sandwich which was tender & flavourful. I ordered the smoked meat hash & it was pretty good except for the bizarre slightly acidic taste to it. Our daughter had "The Howard Jack" which had french toast, beef bacon, and maple syrup. It was delicious & very filling. The beef bacon was thick, and... More

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toronto, ontario
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Was at kensington eye institute with a buddy having his cataract removed. we had time for lunch betwen his surgery and doctor's release. WOOOOOOOOOOOOW what a great choise. we sat on the patio and watched a young girl with her mother enjoy great looking grilled cheese, but my buddy and i both chose the SMOKED MEAT HASH BREAKFAST. a great... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Good place but I would say a bit overrated. We had the smoked meat sandwich and the corned beef. The smoked meat was ok but definitely not one of the best. Many other places would come to mind for smoked meat before I'd think of this one. We tried the poutine also, it was fantastic. Homemade fresh fries, with smoked... More

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HAMILTON
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We're in the Kensington Market area now and again, but somehow never tried Caplansky's before. We were there on a Friday night, but it wasn't crowded at all. We sat on the patio as it was a nice evening. I should mention that their menu is well marked for people like me who need a gluten free dish. They also... More

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Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It's cool to know a great place to eat with amazing home style mouth watering food at great prices . A real neighbor hood feel right down to the miss matched floor tiles where everyone waits with anticipation for the meal to come out . I don't know what's better , the cream cheese blueberry crepes or the BBQ sandwich... More

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Edmonton Alberta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

While in Toronto on vacation I decided to try this deli that has been featured on TV to test the smoked meat for myself. Arrived about 11:15 on a weekday. The deli was quite large with a good sized patio. At that time of day the patrons were scarce so we had some time to peruse the menu and make... More

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Toronto, ON
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We visited Caplansky's on a Friday night. We saw it on TV and made the drive downtown... it was worth the drive. My husband ordered the beef ribs, which were huge! Yes they have a large bone, but they are beef ribs. There was more than enough meat on the bones, to the point he couldn't finish his plate. The... More

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Waterloo
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I'm not really sure who our server was, it seemed like about 8 different people. We ordered deep fried pickles when we ordered our drinks and they never came. Food was good, it's a small place and I didn't like the feel of it. I felt like I was eating at a fast food place but the food took forever... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Did not disappoint. Sat out in the patio since the weather was lovely. We went as family of four and yet not one of us had smoked meat. We had the bbq smoked brisket which was excellent and juicy. The smokey beef ribs was large but mainly bones and not as much meat as expected. The liver and onions were... More

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