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Urbanspoon Reveals Top 100 Cheap Eats Restaurant List

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 02:00

List Names Restaurants in 19 Metros Where Grabbing a Bite Won't Break the Bank

SEATTLE, Oct. 16, 2012 - Urbanspoon, the leading mobile restaurant discovery application and reservation management system, today released its list of Canada's Most Popular Cheap Eats, spotlighting 100 restaurants across Canada where diners can get the tastiest bang for their buck. The list is based on a deep dive of Urbanspoon's database of more than 60,000 restaurants for those eateries that received the most coverage and reviews from professional food critics, bloggers, the Urbanspoon community, and diners.

"At Urbanspoon we aim to help diners find that perfect place, whether it's a culinary adventure, or a great burger, burrito or falafel," said Patrick O'Donnell, co-founder of Urbanspoon. "Hopefully your favorites are represented here, or better yet we get to introduce you to a new favorite. I look forward to plotting a course to some of these on my future travels."

The Urbanspoon list of Canada's Most Popular Cheap Eats covers 6 provinces and 19 metropolitan areas. It comes as no surprise that provinces known for their expansive cuisine options have a solid presence on the list, with British Columbia, Ontario, and Alberta claiming 33, 25, and 22 restaurants respectively. The city of Vancouver topped the list with 26 restaurants appearing in the Top 100; Calgary boasted 17, and 13 cheap eateries in Toronto earned nods.

Popping up on the list are a plethora of delis and caf├ęs with mouth-watering offerings, with highlights including the Fat Boy in Winnipeg, Montreal's smoked meat, and Vancouver's famous Izakayas, all sure to inspire both local pride and hunger pangs.

Restaurants on the Urbanspoon's 2012 Canada's Most Popular Cheap Eats list were selected based on a rating algorithm that includes blog posts on Urbanspoon, diner voting behavior, consumer reviews, critic reviews, and page views.

The complete list is available online at

About Urbanspoon
Urbanspoon is a leading online local restaurant guide, aggregating restaurant content from across the Web including newspapers, professional food critics, bloggers and diners. Urbanspoon allows diners to make restaurant reservations through its online booking service, both on the Web and mobile. In addition, Urbanspoon offers restaurants Urbanspoon Rezbook - a complete reservation and table management system built to run on the Apple iPad. Urbanspoon is a subsidiary of CityGrid Media, LLC (, an IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) operating company, and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Media Contact:
Jenny Davis for Urbanspoon
Dotted Line Communications
Phone: 925-935-255

SOURCE: Urbanspoon

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