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May 17, 2007 06:34 AM

Fare Bistro - Leslieville

Hi, I noticed that Fare Bistro has finally opened up in the old Verveinne site . Has anyone tried it?

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  1. Didn't know it had opened... will check it out in the next couple weeks and report back.

    1. The phone just rings and rings. Anybody know how to get a reservation?

      1. They're open right now, with a dinner menu posted in the window. It also says owner/chef Brad Clarke is the proprietor. Menu looks as if they have several apps & several mains of mostly seasonal foods. BTW winelist is posted too! Wonder if they're doing brunch?

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        1. re: purrbollina

          Checked out the menu in the window today, looks nice and the price range seems pretty fair too (apps $7-$12, mains $20-$28). Looking forward to checking it out as well as hearing some early reviews.

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          1. We went opening night for dinner. Did not realize it was opening night. Apparently they wanted to open with little fanfare to make sure all the kinks are ironed out. We had a very nice dinner. The manager was very nice and professional without being in your face. They treated us to a kir royale....nice touch! Prices were very reasonable. They did an amazing job on the reno....which it really needed. Love the clean but warm look, esp. the sideboard when you walk in. I won't miss the red velvet drapes!!! Viervienne was really starting to show its age. I would definitely go back. They need to have more selection on the wines but I realize they are just starting out so need to give them some time. Much better than Edward Levesque's Tom Kro, Leslie Jones and all the other sub par restaurants that seem to be popping up in the hood. But still love my Gio's!!!