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rampup82 Oct 5, 2007 10:35 AM

Hi All,

I'll be heading to Toronto next week.

Looking for restaurant recommendations, specifically Japanese, Chinese, and Vietnamese cuisine. But I'm up for anything else that's stellar.

I'm not picky about decor - so it can be something fancy or just a hole-in-the-wall. The food just has to be GOOD.

Thanks in advance!

  1. JamieK Oct 5, 2007 12:58 PM

    Okay, I'm going to take a stab at a couple of Japanese suggestions with the caveat that I haven't been to these places (yet) but I trust the opinions of the posters on the following threads. Others will surely pipe in.

    Here's a review of Kon-Nichi-Wa
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/427180

    Here's a review titled "Best Japanese meal of my life" for Kaiseki Sakura
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/430667

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    Kaiseki-Sakura
    556 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y2E3, CA

    Konnichiwa
    31 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T, CA

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    1. re: JamieK
      skylineR33 Oct 5, 2007 01:28 PM

      Probably you miss that, but actually the second half of the thread "Best Japanese meal of my life" is for Hashimoto which serves authentic traditional kyo-kaiseki other than the french influenced kaiseki at Sakura.

      1. re: skylineR33
        JamieK Oct 5, 2007 01:57 PM

        Ah, good point! Rampup, if you're willing to travel a bit, here's another good suggestion. Please do let us know where you end up and how it went!

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        Kaiseki Yu-Zen Hashimoto
        6435 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, ON L5T, CA

        1. re: JamieK
          Charles Yu Oct 5, 2007 04:15 PM

          Agree with the above suggestions for Japanese. Again, if you're willing to travel, why not take the 404 up to Hwy7 in Richmond Hill and have yourself a great Chinese seafood dinner at O'Mei. The drive is similar in duration to that of Hashimoto in Mississauga. I'm unsure where you are from. But if you reside within North America, you'll be hard press to find a restaurant that serves better Chinese style seafood than O'Mei.

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            Apprentice Oct 7, 2007 11:52 AM

            Charles any recommendations on what to order at O'Mei? I've read a recent thread about ordering the Lobster dinner. Anything else...especially if I dine for just myself. TIA.

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