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Saturday Night With The Boys? bachelor type thing..

Three of us buddies are getting together Saturday night for dinner...

We're doing a ball game during the day.

Does anyone have any suggestions for something unique and memorable for dinner besides the steakhouse?

I've researched all day on steakhouses... seems harbour 60, barberians and house of chan would be fun and great food...

Just thought we'd ask for any other recommendations..

We're crashing at the intercontinental..

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  1. Ki
    Beer Bistro
    Ultra Supper Club

    My humble suggestions.

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    1. re: thenurse

      Thank you. All those places look great...

    2. I've never been but the Acadamy of Spherical Arts looks really great.

      I've read that pool and drinks are great. Food not so much.

      I'm dying to go. Just haven't made it yet.



      1. Laide on Adelaide at Jarvis. Small, good food and old b&w lesbo porn projected on the wall.


        1. Food is so-so at Lobby but it is quite a "scene" on the weekend and is right beside your hotel.

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          1. re: tasoid

            Lobby and Ultra are probably best to hang with the beautiful people. KiWe on King has a hip crowd and decent food, and after you can wander to any of the 20 lounges within a stone's throw from there. Spherical Arts is nice looking but lame, and Laide screams bachelorette party or date place IMHO.

            1. re: dlw88

              Thanks diw88 could not have said it any better myself!!!

              1. re: tasoid

                I think between thenurse, and diw88 you've got some great feedback.

                - Sopra, at Avenue and Davenport is cool (jazz bar/restaurant). I'm not sure whether it would feel too "date-y"??
                - The Fifth is a little scene-y, but kind of interesting too... especially if you can sit outside.
                - Rodney's Oyster Bar (with Crush and lots of other good spots in the 'hood for after dinner drinks)??

          2. How about Le Select Bistro...my friends say the food and atmosphere is great...might be a little more lively than Harbour 60/Barberians...one would think you would like some girls around to make the night fun!

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            1. re: redhead

              The ones provided by thenurse look really cool....

            2. IMO, hands-down the Drake Hotel for drinks and carousing into the evening...between the lounge and patio its a great boys night out place....

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              1. re: diesta

                Suitability of the Drake depends on how old the boys are...

                On Saturday nights WQW (West Queen West) is now lined up with (early)-twenty-somethings at the Drake, Gladstone, Social...

                You can expect the Drake to be lined up out the door and down the block. No question, the Drake is a great venue, but that neighbourhood is fast being colonized. On weekends, it's more club than dinner spot (although I'm sure a dinner reservation would solve your lining-up problem).

                1. re: Rabbit

                  I've been to the Drake.

                  We're all between 26-29.

                  We're staying at the Intercontinental in Yorkville.

                  SO many resturants.. So hard to just choose one..
                  A bunch the Nurse gave look awesome.

                  House of Chan looks fun...

                  1. re: lindmar

                    Lol, House of Chan is terrible. Try to get in to the bar side at H60. Super hot bartenders:) Will be pricey, but worth it.