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“Good food and excellent service”
Review of TooJay's

TooJay's
Ranked #253 of 1,031 Restaurants in Sarasota
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Derby
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good food and excellent service”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

Very friendly welcome by our server Leslie and she took the time to explain the specials and the make up of some of the drinks. Good food and healthy portion size. Plenty of refills on the drinks. At peak times it gets very busy and a queue quickly builds up but at least whilst waiting you can review the menu.

Good value for the food serviced.

  • Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed August 16, 2012

I worked for TooJays for 3 years. The food is very good, there is no dispute. The staff is very nice and I care a lot about them..... However my honest review as a customer puts all that aside.

The food is Fantastic, The deserts are to die for, The service was always hit or miss. Even as a manager when I came in with my family we often had things missing from our order or drinks were not as regularly refilled. The food was always worth it though. Its a family place, a bit of a lame setting for dinner with friends or romantic dates. They have a very diverse menu so there was always something for what ever mood you were in. If you go..... START with the deserts. The Sarasota location attracts an older clientele than some other locations so there is an early bird rush and there is typically a wait at lunch time.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank j2z2ec
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Simple but great”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

This restaurant is very reminiscent of a Chicago or NY deli. The food is great - try the ginormous corn beef - $15. 1.5 lbs of corn beef on rye. You eat a very small bit of it and take the rest home. You then have corn beef for 3 or 4 more corn beef sandwiches. Everything I have ever eaten here has been delicious. The wait staff if very efficient and very friendly. I live about 15 miles from the place but often drive to it because it is sooooooooooo good.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Karin G
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Panama City, Florida
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132 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Great Deli!”
Reviewed June 11, 2012

Wonderful deli with all of the classics, plus a few more.mi had the hot pastrami on rye and it was fantastic. They also have a huge menu suitable for both lunch and dinner. They also feature a large cake and pie (all freshly made) display. You can eat in, or take out.

Overall - worth the stop if you are near the mall in Sarasota.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank SlotF16
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NYS
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“classic deli foods with fast service”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

if you like a classic deli menu with tremendous portions & amazing menu with just about every deli food you will love this place, soups are wonderful & the ultimate brisket sandwich is my fave, I add a potato pancake to it on the sandwich & feel like I am on an "eats" TV show !!
we eat here when ever we are in the area & recommend it highly,

Visited April 2012
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Thank nirvanaNys
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