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Seven Numbers Returns to Eglinton

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GRobin Jul 9, 2007 08:33 AM

I am delighted to report that one of our neighborhood faves Seven Numbers has returned to Eglinton.

From their website...www.seven numbers.com

You can find us at 516 Eglinton Avenue West, between Avenue and Spadina. For the time being, we are unable to serve alcoholic beverages, but please join us for some good home-cooking, Rosa-style! Also, we are unable to accept credit cards or debit at this time. Questions? Call us at 416 322-5183 or email info@sevennumbers.com.

We were told on Saturday night that the liquor license is expecetd to be in place by July 17.

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    The Macallan 18 RE: GRobin Jul 9, 2007 08:39 AM

    Wonderful...just what Toronto needs! Another medicore Mulberry Street red sauce italian restaurant.

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      GRobin RE: The Macallan 18 Jul 9, 2007 08:43 AM

      Or a cheap and cheerful neighborhood resto that doesn't claim to be anything more than home-style eats.

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        Vinnie Vidimangi RE: GRobin Jul 9, 2007 02:48 PM

        The food was pretty good, but they weren't cheap and they surely weren't cheerful.
        The last time there I brought candles, a big flashlight, and my Stihl chainsaw hard hat with the earmuffs, all of which I used. I still couldn't wait to get out of the place.
        I thought that the owners were rude and insulting to create such an "ambiance"
        VVM

    2. diesta RE: GRobin Jul 9, 2007 10:25 AM

      someone should start a betting line on how long until they move again...

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        acd123 RE: diesta Jul 9, 2007 10:39 AM

        Looking forward to checking out the new location. I miss the old one on Eglinton. Welcome back to the 'hood.

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        Smorgasbord RE: GRobin Jul 9, 2007 05:45 PM

        Feh. I hope it's better than their outpost on the Danforth, which has horribly attitude-laden servers and where I once found an industrial twist tie in my involitini...

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          camp1980 RE: GRobin Jul 12, 2007 01:28 PM

          Why don't they put prices on their website? I pick restaurants by their menu and their prices. Nothing worse then going out for pasta and seeing that everything is $30+ for pasta and sauce.
          Also their website reminds me of East Side Marios. Not really sure why, but that was what first came to mind when I started reading it.

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            millygirl RE: camp1980 Jul 12, 2007 04:21 PM

            I have to agree with Smorgasbord, 7 numbers on the Danforth is a joke. and yes, big attitude macho guys holding court at the door - not my kind of scene for sure. If you want that type of food, check out Gio's on Queen....way better food, ambiance and staff.

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              foodieinTO RE: millygirl Jul 12, 2007 06:21 PM

              I'm surprised, I've always enjoyed 7 numbers (both of them) and have also been a regular at Gio's since some of the 7 numbers staff ran the restaurant and Rosa was the chef at it on Yonge St north of Davisville. I don't find Gio's to be superior.

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                ostracario RE: millygirl Jul 12, 2007 09:20 PM

                I've been to the one on Danforth with my boyfriend (we're both guys...) and the waiters have been very good with us. Not macho, just fun, friendly guys with a good sense of humour. Food was good as well. Can't complain!

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              wontonfm RE: GRobin Sep 28, 2007 09:05 PM

              has anyone checked this place out recently? how is it? what are the prices like?

              thanks!

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                EPIcureanTO RE: wontonfm Oct 21, 2007 09:26 AM

                Finally went last night- and I am so happy!

                Very simple, traditional Italian "clean" & fresh tasting meal! (nay sayers bewarned to check my other posts!)

                Had a fall -off the bone and melt in your mouth marrow osso bucco (in a carrot & red sauce, naturally), lovely (with rosemary- I believe) roasted "sexy" duck, grilled oyster mushrooms, blanched rapini, flourless cake.

                Now we got there at 5:42- *just* before the dinner rush, as a line quickly established itself. Normally we're 8 pm or later eaters, so if this is * your* regular dinner time- get there early!

                Also had some great martinis-Pomegranate & Espresso- pleasantly (and unusual in TO) alcoholic.

                Fantastic, prompt service.

                Only complaint is that you can't get 1/2 litre wine. We did have an OK Syrah, and some very nice Shiraz ( sorry can't remember what the brand names were).

                Nice to thank momma for dinner on the way out with the new front kitchen- I really would like to sit there and watch her during a meal sometime..

                Oh & pricewise- $100 ( not including tip) for 4 drinks, secondi ( we don't order pasta when dining out) veggie sides and dessert & espresso.

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