Guu now serves lunch (Monday to Friday, from 11:30 a.m to 2:00 p.m.), you can satiate your need for izakaya fare and a pint of Sapporo midday — without the lineups usually reserved for dinnertime. ">

Cheap Eat of the Week: udon noodles from Guu SakaBar


Published:

Guu SakaBar's maze maze udon (Image: Gizelle Lau)

With the awesome news that Guu now serves lunch (Monday to Friday, from 11:30 a.m to 2:00 p.m.), you can satiate your need for izakaya fare and a pint of Sapporo midday — without the lineups usually reserved for dinnertime. 

With a dozen options for lunch, Guu SakaBar has several cheap eats, like shoyu ramen ($8.30 small, $9.80 large), barbecue pork don ($8.80) and an oden and kitsune udon ($7.80).

This week’s cheap eat is the maze maze udon, served cold with sliced okra, natto (fermented soybeans), shibazuke (cucumber pickles), takuan (daikon pickles), crunchy bits of deep fried dough, sour plum paste and a perfectly poached egg on udon noodles with a seaweed dashi soy sauce; it’s finished with strands of dried nori ($7.80).

Colourful, fun and a great dish going into spring.

Guu SakaBar, 559 Bloor St. W., 647-343-1101

Gizelle Lau is a food/travel writer and photographer in Toronto who lives from one meal to the next. Her column, Cheap Eat of the Week, highlights dishes that costs $10 or less. Follow her on Twitter for your daily dose of food from in/around the city.

For more cheap eats from Toronto, check out our Pinterest page
Edit Module

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below. Our comment system uses a Facebook plugin. Please note that you'll have to turn off some ad-blockers in order to see the comments.

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

How the Food Dudes put their multi-faceted stamp on Toronto’s dining scene

How the Food Dudes put their multi-faceted stamp on Toronto’s dining scene

Adrian Niman and Brent McClenahan are the official co-owners of the Food Dudes, overseeing two acclaimed restaurants — Rasa and Omaw — two grab-and-go Pantry eateries and two food trucks. Oh, and they cater over 1,500 events a year.
Posted 4 days ago
Eat This Minute: T.O.’s newest New York City import has tongues wagging

Eat This Minute: T.O.’s newest New York City import has tongues wagging

Posted 5 days ago
First Look: Adamson adds Conspiracy Pizza next door to their BBQ operation

First Look: Adamson adds Conspiracy Pizza next door to their BBQ operation

Midtown’s newest pizza joint is now in its soft opening phase and doling out 18-inch pizzas ranging from $20 for a plain old cheese pizza to $28 for the brisket pizza. The style of pizza served at Conspiracy is a “New York-Italian hybrid,” says their pizzaiolo, Dan Rios.
Posted 6 days ago
At the Bar: One-two milk punch from Good Fortune

At the Bar: One-two milk punch from Good Fortune

Craft cocktail bar Good Fortune has us fooled. Clarified punch is a super old-timey way of crafting cocktails, with the best-known recipe reaching back to 1711.
Posted 1 week ago
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit Module