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Pickle Barrel Deli

North York
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5941 Leslie St, Toronto, Ontario M2H 1J8, Canada
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food........LONG wait for your food order

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
Toronto, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After my sister's interment, those who were present went to the Pickle Barrel on Leslie. I asked for milk for my tea and my son cream for his coffee. The mild never did arrive and by the time the cream arrived, the coffee was cold. We were a crowd of about 40 so things can get overlooked. Everyone enjoyed their... More 

Thank Dianne M
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Corned beef and Cole slaw and potato salad and and ... Bbq beef and chicken and salads. Huge stage best time to go is any time. mmemenu!!

Thank longball4
Cobourg, Canada
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A motto lived up to here at Pickle Barrel. Comfortable space with cosy seating that even when very busy would allow conversation. The food is as always freshly prepared with plenty of options. Breakfast (served all day) lunch or dinner there is truly something for everyone. A nice family place that can accommodate large/small parties. You will not be disappointed.... More 

Thank Gary M
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Came here with my Mother after some shopping and thought that we'd try the super bowls I believe with quinoa. I had the one with salmon and my mum had the sante fe which she liked. The salmon was dry, didn't taste like their was dressing at all mixed in. When I complained I thought they would at least try... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Greek salad was terrible. Small and not worth the cost. Smoked meat on challah with pickles and coleslaw....really? What happened to the pickles and coleslaw? Forget to pack it? Didn't know Dempsters made challah - nice try though...2 slices of white bread! 4 slices of a carrot with the chicken wings which were mushy and not crispy.....Probably rates as the... More 

Thank reez69
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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 

Thank DeltaFlyer-321
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158 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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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 

Thank lswToronto
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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35 reviews
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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 

Thank 1YoOy1
Vancouver, Canada
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265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 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

Thank jamesmorton
Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5941 Leslie St, Toronto, Ontario M2H 1J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighborhood: North York
  • Phone Number: 416.493.4444


Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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