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Need a quiet lunch spot near Dundas/Yonge

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rsvp7777 Oct 2, 2007 01:03 PM

Used to use the Savoy Bistro but it's gone. Need to have a business-type lunch, so noise level is more crucial than cuisine or price.

Any ideas?

  1. Finnegan Oct 2, 2007 01:12 PM

    Pretty much a restaurant wasteland...what about the City Grill?

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      jinxed Oct 2, 2007 01:42 PM

      Or go up to Elm, where there's a bunch of non-chain restaurants between Yonge and Bay.

      Have had some okay meals at 35 Elm. More sedated/older crowd, and tables are not too close together. http://www.thirtyfiveelm.com/

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        jinxed Oct 2, 2007 01:48 PM

        oops, I've been meaning to try this "link to a place" thing out..

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        Thirty Five Elm
        35 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G1H1, CA

      2. orangewasabi Oct 2, 2007 02:13 PM

        The Sentator on Victoria Street?

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        1. re: orangewasabi
          thenurse Oct 2, 2007 06:27 PM

          not always quiet... I know, i'm there every day.

        2. deelicious Oct 2, 2007 03:06 PM

          Barberians is quiet and well suited to business lunches.

          Located on Elm

          (link a place doesnt work for ie7)

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          1. re: deelicious
            JamieK Oct 2, 2007 03:23 PM

            Here you go...

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            Barberian's
            7 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G1H1, CA

            1. re: JamieK
              deelicious Oct 2, 2007 05:31 PM

              thanks!

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            ace123 Oct 2, 2007 03:48 PM

            I agree with Barberian's for quiet business lunch in that area.

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              urbnmns Oct 2, 2007 07:56 PM

              I like Oro (45 Elm); not pin-drop quiet but I think fine for a business lunch.

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                ace123 Oct 2, 2007 08:00 PM

                Oro is a good choice. However, they don't open for lunch any more.

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                  urbnmns Oct 2, 2007 08:03 PM

                  Too bad! Thanks for the heads-up!

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                tampopo Oct 2, 2007 08:18 PM

                Baton Rouge is a decent spot with tables spaced well apart and good service.

                1. r
                  rsvp7777 Oct 3, 2007 12:19 PM

                  Thanks to all who suggested places. Two of my guests aren't red meat eaters, so Barberian's seemed a waste (although I would have loved it!).
                  We're going with City Grill.

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