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Saturday Night With The Boys? bachelor type thing..

lindmar Apr 26, 2007 12:16 PM

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..

  1. thenurse Apr 26, 2007 12:21 PM

    Beer Bistro
    Ultra Supper Club

    My humble suggestions.

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    1. re: thenurse
      lindmar Apr 26, 2007 12:31 PM

      Thank you. All those places look great...

    2. Davwud Apr 26, 2007 12:34 PM

      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. Edith S Apr 26, 2007 01:59 PM

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


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          tasoid Apr 26, 2007 02:03 PM

          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
            dlw88 Apr 26, 2007 02:36 PM

            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
              tasoid Apr 26, 2007 02:48 PM

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

              1. re: tasoid
                Rabbit Apr 26, 2007 03:41 PM

                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. redhead Apr 26, 2007 05:35 PM

            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
              lindmar Apr 26, 2007 06:04 PM

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

            2. diesta Apr 26, 2007 06:29 PM

              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
                Rabbit Apr 26, 2007 07:40 PM

                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
                  lindmar Apr 27, 2007 06:33 AM

                  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
                    The Macallan 18 Apr 27, 2007 09:12 AM

                    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.

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