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Nice Dinner in Collingwood

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sabb Aug 3, 2006 03:55 PM

Was invited to Collingwood this weekend and want to take my hosts out for a nice dinner in or around the area. All suggestions are welcome....

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    Suburban Gourmand RE: sabb Aug 3, 2006 04:12 PM

    There is a place on the main drag in downtown Collingwood...right now I can't remember what it is called, but it has a big patio and a lovely indoors. Food served is country-upscale, stuffed sole, lamb chops, that sort of thing.

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      storeman RE: sabb Aug 3, 2006 04:29 PM

      http://www.oliverbonacini.com/obcg_bl...

      try oliver bonacini at bluemountain just open up

      1. Cereal Killer RE: sabb Aug 3, 2006 07:43 PM

        27 on Fourth is very nice. Dining at Blue Mountain can be a challenge at the best of times, so I would avoid the "village" at all costs. Didn't know Oliver opened something up though - interesting.

        http://www.27onfourth.com/

        CK

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          Crepes Suzette RE: sabb Aug 3, 2006 08:01 PM

          We've gone to Sisi on Main in Thornbury, a nice small town just beyond the Blue Mountain village area. Very nice food and a hip vibe plus a bar where you can hang out while waiting for a table. It's quite busy, I would advise making reservations. Agree with "Cereal Killer" about the village, it's very touristy (not in a good way!).

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            Gourmando RE: Crepes Suzette Aug 4, 2006 12:11 PM

            I'd second the recc for Sisi on Main. It's been a couple of years since I was there, but it was great, and just far enough away from The Village.

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            Tout Garni RE: sabb Dec 13, 2006 03:24 PM

            Simcoe County

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              fussimist44 RE: sabb Jul 18, 2008 11:04 PM

              Catch 22 for seafood, Green Mango Tree for Thai fusion, Cafe Chartreuse for breakfast, and for fine dining, I would go to Thornbury to Largo. Very nice atmosphere - to rival the best in Toronto - with a view and a patio overlooking Thornbury harbour. Food tends to the sweet side (braised pork tenderloin had a maple glaze and was served with cabbage and root veggies given a blueberry glaze - a bit overly sweet for me but delicious anyway) but the antipasto platter is amazing - better than any appetizer I have had in many five star places... Service can be hit or miss though.

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