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“OK but there must be something better”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of TooJay's - CLOSED

TooJay's
Price range: USD 0 - USD 15
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Punta Gorda, Florida
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263 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“OK but there must be something better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2011

This is a chain of about twenty-five delis throughout Florida. We have visited this location a few times. The food is good, the selection is fine and the service is decent. It just lacks the feel of a real deli. There are no pickles or slaw on the table; the menu doesn't generate any excitement; the rye bread is nothing like the real thing; and maybe the staff is just not sufficiently abrupt.
It probably has something to do with the market … Tampa is not a hotbed of Jewish delis. On the west coast of the state, this is about as close as we have been able to find. We did try a Toojay’s in Vero Beach, but that was not so different from the Tampa experience. At least on the east coast there are plenty of other choices of delis if you’re looking for good rye bread and corned beef. For now, on the west coast, we’ll keep looking.

  • Visited September 2011
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1 Thank writer48
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English first
Roswell, Georgia
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172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Great Deli”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2011

Eat here with confidence. Great New York style deli,,,,,all the wonderful food you've come to expect in a deli. Too much to choose from, huge menu. All good. Loved it! Located behind the International Mall near the food court. Great eat here!

  • Visited June 2011
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1 Thank tireman
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Crapaud
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Value, Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2011

A true deli restaurant, with fresh breads great desertd. We had the sirloin and received a thick tender slab of perfectly cooked meat. Our server seemed to really enjoy working their and convinced us to come back today for breakfast. Restaurant is in the International Plaza where there are no shortage of restaurants but this one is a definite hit.

  • Visited January 2011
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1 Thank seymorepe
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pittsburgh
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Excellent eatery for families”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2010

TooJays is a great place to eat in Tampa. Has a great selection of food and excellent desserts. We went for dinner and then later in our trip for breakfast, both were wonderful. Lots of healthy food selections and a good takeout deli sandwiches. Perfect for families.

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1 Thank coldwaterconch
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Riverview, Florida
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659 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
“terrific selection good portions a favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2009

The food here is always wonderful and is very fresh. My favorite is their chopped chicken liver but that will nto appeal to all. Have nto found anything bad on the menu. Also try the egg bread.

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1 Thank Stevied888
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