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“Best hot sandwiches in Toronto”
Review of Black Camel

Black Camel
Ranked #414 of 8,898 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $10 - $19
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a small place with a few tables and a counter inside, a couple of tables on the sidewalk. The sandwiches are the best I've had in Toronto, my favourite being the brisket with BBQ sauce, onions and mushrooms. Chicken with chipotle sauce is also excellent. You can order to tastes. Nothing fancy and always busy. It's right across the street from Rosedale subway station. On a nice day you can pick up your order and walk across Yonge to Ramsden Park.

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Thank Roxtor
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

You know that you have found the best sandwich in town when there is still a line up ten deep at 1:30. Black Camel in Toronto is a little bit of sandwich heaven across from the Rosedale Subway station. They serve up the BEST brisket, pulled pork, chicken (I think are more, but those are the ones I have had) sandwiches ever. Toppings are numerious.....my favorite is the shredded brisket with Black Camel BBQ sauce, carmalized onions and horseraddish...although sometimes we change it up with dijon. Served up on a perfectly soft bun. Selection of sweets and coffee, soft drinks et al....but it is the sandwich that is star! $12 for sandwich, drink and small bag of designer chips. Wow! This place has been true to its original formula and it shows. Consistenly serving up excellent sandwiches. Way to go Black Camel.

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Located directly across the street from Rosedale TTC Station is this tiny little sandwich shop that serves a small; but growing menu of tasty sandwiches on fresh buns.

I have tried the pulled pork and beef brisket, and I must say that while both were excellent I did prefer the brisket (with mushrooms, horseradish, and bbq sauce). If I have someone accompanying me, then usually i'll go with 2 sandwiches and split on a coleslaw (it's the vinaigrette kind, not the creamy kind). It's also here that I got hooked on San Pellegrino Limonata.

While this place is generally a takeout spot, if you go when it's warm enough to be outside, there are two parks located a few steps away where you can take your yummy sandwiches on a picnic. I highly recommend bringing bocce balls along and playing with your one free hand in Ramsden park (sandwich in your other hand).

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Thank btt1980
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

You might find a beef brisket sandwich as good as this somewhere (although I can't think where that might be) but it won't be better.
Cooked for hours (and tastes it). Try it with their various house-made toppings. Best sandwich bread you've tasted -- fresh daily.
There is a reason why Rosedale people park their Range Rovers outside and risk a ticket.

Thank YukonRoadKing
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Have been a few times and have had the brisket sandwich and the pulled chicken. Both are yummy and very tender. The place is tiny and usually busy and there is not much seating inside so be prepared to wait if you want to eat there, if you are taking out then no problem. Staff is very willing to offer suggestions and explain the menu to you. They do run out so you might want to check ahead.

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Thank kacee28
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