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High Park Cafe and Restaurant


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High Park Cafe and Restaurant

Danybear | Dec 6, 2009 11:55 AM

First time to this place on Thursday for a not bad daily special of an 8 oz strip of beef with onions, veg and potatoes. Including a pretty good navy bean soup for $9.99. On returning on Saturday the cooking ability of the kitchen was totally missing.

Chose the advertised souvlaki dinner, opted for pork, because subing in chicken was an additional 3 dollars.. I didn't know you could purchase pork with so much gristle, must be a special order at the butcher supply. Totally unchewable! Salad and rice was ok, potatoes totally missing!

This is an excellent way to get at risk kids off the street, so it seems, as all the wait staff would be cast as street kids in the movie. All wore baggy blue dress shirts outside the pants. One guy even was wearing a baseball cap, jauntily backwards on his head. I guess to emphasize the lip piercing!

Tried to tell the waitress the meat was inedible, but seemed like she had heard that before, and whisked the plates off with out a pause. My friend had the burger and fries, which would have embarrassed MacDonalds i how bad it was for an amazing 11 dollars! .

This resto could be a hidden gem in the middle of a beautiful park setting. Too bad the City of Toronto doesn't give a rats ass who runs it as long as the lease is paid.

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