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Pickle Barrel Deli

5941 Leslie St, Toronto, Ontario M2H 1J8, Canada
416.493.4444
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Ranked #3,346 of 6,839 Restaurants in Toronto
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Jackson, Mississippi
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Everyone in our group of seven had Montreal style smoked meat, although in different variations. The waiter went through our order like a pilot doing his take-off check list, he even came back a couple of times to reconfirm some of our selections, and in the end everything came out OK. One pair ordered a meat plate consisting of smoked... More 

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Toronto
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Everything about my experience at this restaurant was disappointing. I have been to other Pickle Barrel locations and had acceptable meals. Our waiter barely gave us the time of day, and would barely let anyone finish their order before prompting the next person's order. The food preparation was just as rushed, with the sauce not mixed in at all in... More 

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There are really just a few restaurants I eat at that I ALWAYS eat the same thing at - okay, you caught me, really just ONE restaurant! And, you guessed it, it is the BBQ BEEF that catches my attention at the original Pickle Barrel, on Leslie Street in North York. Except the last time we visited just this past... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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374 reviews 374 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Astonishing poor service. Might have died before being served. The restaurant was empty but we had to wait to be seated. The food is very ordinary. At least there is parking and the place is clean

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went for lunch and from the time we placed our order we waited over 45 minutes for our order. We asked the waitress how much longer we were going to wait and she brought over a complimentary loaf of delicious pumpernickle bread. The pickle barrel always has very good prices and big portion sizes. A huge menu with lots... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My friends and I went there for an evening out. Huge cocktails and delicious food. I had the liver, I know, some people still like it! I got 3 pieces with onion and potatoes. Mmm! A rare find on menus these days. The waiter was accommodating and friendly. We ate and drank until it was almost closing and some of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The patio is nice on a hot summer day. I ordered the turkey burger and it came with Brie cheese and avocado (I actually commented on the fact that it was a lot of avocado to my friend, usually restaurants can skimp with it). I also added the extra fried egg on top. I forgot to let the waiter know... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have food allergies. I cannot have soy or shellfish. The manager tried to accommodate me, (she was sweet) and offered me a fruit cup on the house (she didn't have to do that) but there was not one food item on the menu that did not have soy. The steamed vegetables and boiled potatoes have chicken broth (MSG and... More 

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New Liskeard, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My son and I took my Aunt and Uncle for supper, their choice, on October 13th, 2013. My son loves the PB and has eaten at the one downtown when there for industrial events. We were initially left standing at the door waiting to be seated in a less than busy restaurant. Finally got seated and a seemingly nice waitress... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We've being going to the Pickle Barrel for over 30 years. When we lived in Toronto it was the one in the Atrium on Bay. Now when we visit Toronto we come to this one, on Leslie. The menu has lots of choices. Still has favourites from when we started but is regularly updated. We've had various members of the... More 

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Additional Information about Pickle Barrel Deli

Address: 5941 Leslie St, Toronto, Ontario M2H 1J8, Canada
Phone Number: 416.493.4444
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 am

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