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Great Restaurants with Great Patios Jun 10, 2004 04:33 PM

Going out Saturday night for a friends B-day with 7 others. Price and cuisine not that important, but looking for great food and a graet patio. Was able to get Xacutti but not until 9:30 and some in the group felt it was too late. Please help.

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    Jacquilynne Jun 10, 2004 05:22 PM

    Friscos Brasserie (formerly Al Friscos) on John? The new menu is supposed to be pretty decent and the patio there has always been a delight. Especially on warm, busy Saturday nights.

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      Strawberry Shortcake Jun 10, 2004 06:42 PM

      Friscos has a great patio (John/Richmond)
      Great food & wine, fairly large patio
      www.friscosbrasserie.com

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        peppermint pate Jun 11, 2004 09:07 AM

        Here are some other options with great patios and good to great food:

        On Harbord Street
        Boulevard Cafe (still one of my favourite patios in the city and great, consistent food)
        Messis
        Kensington Kitchen

        On College Street
        Teatro (in answer to recent posts, I was there a couple of times last year - the patio is good and the food is pretty good but not great)

        On Queen Street East
        Noce
        The Drake

        Enjoy!

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          Maureen Jun 11, 2004 10:15 AM

          The Drake is Queen W...FYI

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            peppermint pate Jun 11, 2004 11:27 AM

            Oops - thanks. So is Noce. I must have been upside down when I typed the initial e-mail...

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