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The Organ Grinder
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Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
  • Originally part of Vancouver Organ Grinder Ltd.
  • Brandy's, Scotland Yard and Delaney's Old Place under same ownership.
  • Purchased by the Keg Restaurants Ltd. in 1980, along with the Old Spaghetti Factory and Brandy's.
  • For memories see blogTO.
(1975 - 1996)

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Duration Name Position
  -- Tony Longo Busboy
[1975 - 1976] Lee Poulos Co-owner/Partner
Last updated: 2006-05-28

  • The Organ Grinder was famous for its 1200-pipe Wurlitzer organ, played by organist Don Thompson from 1975 to 1982.
  • Don Malcolm was the organist from 1982 until the restaurant closed in 1996.
  • Peter Hansen was the assistant organist at The Organ Grinder for almost 10 years.

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