TORONTO — One of Toronto’s iconic Jewish delis, Yitz’s Delicatessen, is closing its doors after 47 years in business.
The news was announced on the deli’s Facebook account in a post that reads, “To our loyal customers, dear friends and deli-lovers, we are sad to announce that our storefront at 346 Eglinton Avenue West will be closing on December 1, 2019. Thank you for 47 years of support. It has been our honour and privilege to serve you pastrami, matzoh ball soup, rugelach, latkes and everything in between. We are exploring catering options to bring our recipes back to your tables in 2020. Stay tuned.”
According to BlogTO, Yitz’s owners had expressed concerns regarding the impact the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction was having on the business.