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Toque! "dress code"

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gerbera Jul 12, 2007 07:09 AM

Hi,

Looking to go to Toque! soon and was wondering what kind of clothing I should be wearing. I understand it's one of the top restos in Montreal and I don't want to go dressed looking like a chump.

thx!

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  1. SnackHappy RE: gerbera Jul 12, 2007 07:24 AM

    If you check their website, you'll find that the dress code is casual.

    http://www.restaurant-toque.com/eng/i...

    In general, people here are a lot more relaxed about dress codes than in the rest of North America. As long has you have a shirt and shoes, you should be fine.

    1. Cheeryvisage RE: gerbera Nov 21, 2012 12:17 PM

      I want to revive this thread and ask if Toque still has a casual dress code. From photos I've seen of the restaurant, the place seems to be more business casual? Is it more business-y or can I really get away with jeans and boots if it snows?

      While I'm on the topic, what's the dress code at Raza? I'm debating between Toque and Raza for a one-night dinner so would like to know about the dress code at Raza too.

      Thanks!

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        Maximilien RE: Cheeryvisage Nov 21, 2012 12:33 PM

        Last year I went to Toqué with dad:
        Me: nice clean jeans, shirt and jacket, and nice shoes.
        Dad: 70' y.o. business casual-ish; no ties.

        At Raza, me think it's a lot more casual; jeans, shirt ...

        IMO, bring a pair of nice shoes (depending on the boots).

        In my years of observing women at restaurants (all classes); they can pretty much wear whatever they want in restaurants and there will be no issue. :-)

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          Cheeryvisage RE: Maximilien Nov 21, 2012 12:41 PM

          Thank you, Max! Very helpful.

          Noted about the shoes, I'll have a more dressy pair on standby since the boots in question are heavy duty snow boots. :)

      2. 514eats RE: gerbera Nov 22, 2012 09:04 AM

        For the record, except for a handful of places, you can pretty much go dressed "casual" to ALL Montreal restaurants, even the upscale ones. We don't have this "dressy" culture like in European cities.

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          cherylmtl RE: 514eats Nov 22, 2012 07:16 PM

          You can go dressed 'casual' to many upscale places, but if your dress is too casual, you may get service to match...

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