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Private Room downtown

hey Chers,

i am well aware of the choices for uptown restos with private rooms, but need one downtown. ideally, on college from yonge to christie, but willing to go as far south as king, north as bloor, and east as sherbourne. looking for a nice vibe, affordable food, private room that can host 15-25. thanks in advance!
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  1. not been there so can't vouch for the vibe or quality of food but I know Cafe Diplomatico (College & Bathurst) has a private room that seats up to 25 (photo on website)
    http://diplomatico.ca

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    Cafe Diplomatico
    594 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B3, CA

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    1. re: JamieK

      I ate there once and the food...in fact, the whole experience...was remarkably bad. I was hoping for quaint, simple, homestyle italians. i ordered the chicken parm and it was as if it came in a tray from price chopper. truly terrible.

    2. Boulevard Cafe's second floor is often used for private events.

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      Boulevard Cafe
      161 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S1H1, CA

      1. You'll have to make decision about affordable food (and the quality), but here's a list of restos with private rooms:
        Biff's Bistro on Front; Chiado on College, Coco Lezzone on College, Lobby on Bloor, One Up Resto (on Dundas, used to be Sai Woo for anyone old enuf to recall), Rosewater Supper Club (several rooms), Southern Accent in Mirvish Village; ORO on Elm, Thirty Five Elm (cleverly enough, at 35 Elm); Donatello's on Elm (not really a chow locale, but servicable for size and vibe).

        That should get you started...

        1. thanks goddess and everyone! phew! i'm glad there's a good selection!

          1. Bardi's has a private room upstairs if you're looking for good steak. Had a wonderful experience there. Great food, amazing service. And it's really nice up there, next to a glass enclosed wine cellar.