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Good French Bistro style places

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Bordeaux Girl Jan 26, 2007 09:25 PM

I'm curious to try French bistro style dining in Toronto/GTA - my own understanding of what bistro style cooking is limited to the idea that it's an unpretentious restaurant with dependable (but imaginative) cooking and moderately priced (relative to a fancy French restaurant). Is that an outdated definition or simply less applicable in T.O.? Any suggestions?

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    ComeUndone Jan 27, 2007 12:47 AM

    My first pick would be Niagara Street Cafe. One of the best value of the city, IMO.

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      Aardvark Jan 27, 2007 05:22 AM

      Do a search on this board for Batifole. I think it is exactly what you're looking for.

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        Bordeaux Girl Jan 27, 2007 06:11 AM

        Thanks for both recommendations. I read some of the posts on Batifole and will certainly plan on trying it!

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          FlyingChef Jan 27, 2007 01:35 PM

          Hi,
          You should try Merlot, Bloor west & Royal york.

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