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Centre Street Deli

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$$ - $$$
Canadian, Soups, Delicatessen
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1136 Centre Street, Thornhill, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-731-8037
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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393 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem in thornhill. Great menu, and great for any meal of the day! I especially love their matzo ball soup. The matzo balls are fresh and huge!

Thank Djgoldma
Waterdown, Canada
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always enjoyed eating here. Kreplach soup and a pastrami sandwich on rye? Yes please. The parking lot is insane. Special mention to the dip sh-- in the black Audi who felt it was necessary to hold down his horn. Apparently he very hungry. Aside from that, this is one of the best delis in the city, albeit its far... More 

Thank markD78
Thornhill, Canada
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110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a local institution. A great deli in Thornhill. Deli may not be my favourite food but this place does it right. All your old favourites plus some ones. It's always busy and fresh. Sometimes take out is a better option. Either way, always a great meal.

Thank Jordan C
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite Delis in Toronto. Excellent food and smoked meat. Very very good service. The deli meats are excellent. Prices are reasonable. A very good restaurant.

Thank Brad N
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138 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostess/waitresses are great, like an old time diner. Popular place. The food was what I ordered. Clean. Just found the price high.

Thank tyraToronto
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best in the city. Which one is the best is usually just a matter of personal choice. The old fashioned here is hand cut and delicious. It is unique. There are other great tasting sandwiches and dishes. Though my family has been coming here for decades, what impels me to just review it now is that it... More 

Thank Philip M
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to Centre Street Deli for pretty much my entire life- I even remember their original location. Best place to go for a smoked meat sandwich in the entire GTA- old fashioned, medium, with hot mustard! Yum! And the potato latke's? Soo yummy! If you haven't been- drop what you're doing and get your butt over to the... More 

Thank TheMellybooProject
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I find the menu but the food is great if you ask if it's available. I mean what's "mild smoked meat" doing in a deli? I ordered a pastrami on double rye even though I couldn't find it and it was delicious. My wife gets upset when I order fries so I had the cole slaw and a cucumber salad... More 

Thank Peter K
Markham, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

If you're looking for old fashioned Montreal style smoked meat, this is the place to go. The hand sliced smoked meat melts in your mouth! Order medium. The lean smoked meat tends to be dry. The special comes with a piled high smoked meat sandwich, a ton of crispy home-made fries, coleslaw and a slice of dill pickle. It's out... More 

Thank jbtravelson
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We are regulars but today we made the drive uptown to have 'brunch' with a visit from 'outwest', where Jewish style delis are in short supply. It was a big hit. The old fashioned smoked meat special on excellent double rye is a winner. Fabulous fries, good fresh coleslaw( not creamy!) pickle, red pepper, and lean hand sliced smoked meat.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Soups, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Centre Street, Thornhill, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Vaughan  >  Thornhill
  • Phone Number: +1 905-731-8037

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?