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Cafe 668 - Great Asian Vegetarian - Can't understand why it isn't busy!?


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Cafe 668 - Great Asian Vegetarian - Can't understand why it isn't busy!?

fifitinkerbell | Jan 31, 2010 12:10 PM

We got takeout at Cafe 668 last after dining in a couple of weeks ago. The space is pretty, the service is great - it is a family run establishment and they are very friendly and happy to make any substitutions for you. And the food is really tasty.

A lot of the menu has mock meat made from wheat gluten, which is good if you like it - one dish had it the first time we were there, but it doesn't agree with my husband so last night I asked them to leave it out. They asked if tofu was ok and replaced it for us. So there is really no need to be intimidated by all the fake meat if it isn't your thing.

So far we've tried a few appetizers and three of the main course dishes. All were good - including the pad thai - no it isn't authentic, but since great pad thai is impossible in Toronto - it was really quite good. I think I'm obsessed with the summer rolls and the deep fried tofu' mushroom fried noodles and coconut rice is also good.

As a vegetarian, I'm always looking for great places and I simply can't understand how this place can be completely empty on a Saturday night and a place like Fresh, where half the things I've ordered have been inedible is always busy. It makes me a little sad.

So, if you're looking for great Asian veg food or even just Asian, or you're tying to figure out where to go to dinner with your vegetarian friends - give it a try. I would really hate to see this one not make it.

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