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Corned Beef House

Posted by June Too / Listed on November 23, 2009 / review policy

Corned Beef HouseThe Corned Beef House has been operating in the same location for over 30 years. The most popular sandwich here is, no surprise, their corned beef; although they do a brisk business in Montreal smoked meat, Reuben, smoked black forest ham and smoked turkey sandwiches. The restaurant also serves a coleslaw ($3.49), potato salad ($3.49), salads ($7.99), daily soup ($4.99) and homemade cheesecake ($5.99).

The Corned Beef House isn't revered by most deli enthusiasts in Toronto in part because they don't smoke their meat in house, instead opting to bring it in from Montreal. On a recent visit we found the meat in both the freshly carved corned beef and Reuben sandwiches to be warm and tender with just the right amount of fat to keep it moist. The meat was served on a choice of fresh dark rye, light rye or marble bread. The 7oz corned beef sandwich ($6.75) was spread with a thin (not too overpowering) layer of mustard.

Corned Beef HouseThe Reuben sandwich 7oz ($7.99), like all Reuben sandwiches, was made with corned beef, swiss cheese, and sauerkraut and topped with a homemade sauce that tasted creamy and slightly peppery. Yum.

Corned Beef HouseThe plate of baked fries ($2.99 with a sandwich) took 20 minutes to arrive but came tongue-burning hot.

Service was prompt, attentive and enthusiastic - employee Jermaine told us he still loves the sandwiches at The Corned Beef House after four years of working there.

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Photos by Michelle See.

Discussion

5 Comments

Steve M / January 31, 2008 at 06:44 pm
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I discovered this place in June of 2007 and quickly became addicted. The Rueben sandwich is my personal favourite. Add a side of their delicious potato salad and that "food high" sets in. (True foodies/gluttons know what I'm talking about.) Also I have to mention the staff there is excellent. Always very friendly and great to chat with which is good because the wait for a lunch order can be a little slow. Although to be fair everything seems slow when I'm starving...which is always...so forget what I said. Just go there!
dave boone / November 3, 2010 at 11:44 am
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Are you re-opening in a new location
Michael / December 29, 2011 at 10:22 pm
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Was a great place. Building was torn down last year
Manchu / May 7, 2013 at 11:20 am
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Michael, Dave - just wanted to let you know that this place is not gone, just moved up street a bit. New address, 270 Adelaide West (North East corner of Adelaide & John)
Robin Furmah / July 17, 2013 at 11:54 am
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Jermaine is one of the best, friendliest, and humorous staff around! He is a pleasure to have serve you and makes great recommendations. The sandwiches have become a staples for my pre-Jays game routine! Long live Corned Beef House

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