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One night/dinner in Toronto recommendations?

I'll be in the Toronto area for one night next week and I'm looking for recommendations. It'll be a casual work dinner. Nothing super fancy or formal, but if you had to pick one place that we shouldn't miss for the food...where would it be?

Any recommendations are appreciated!

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    1. Another option is The Bloor St. Diner, Manulife Centre(corner of Bay & Bloor)
      55 Bloor Street West - Toronto

      Check out www.eatertainment.com/restaurants/blo...

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      1. re: passionate1

        There is nothing special about the Bloor St. Diner, especially if you only have one night in Toronto. It's a chain and very uninspiring.

        Lee is a good suggestion. Other options for a local Toronto experience would be JK Wine Bar or Rosebud.

        1. re: passionate1

          Bloor Street Diner is not super fancy or formal so you got that right but, no offence, surely it's not a "can't miss for the food" kind of place.

        2. Lee
          It's the 'faster food' side of Susur (who is one of our top chefs).

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          Lee
          603 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V1M5, CA

          1. You'll be in the Toronto 'area'. Does location for your dinner matter? Downtown?

            1. Another vote for JK Wine Bar...
              - agree that Bloor Street Diner is absolutely nothing special
              - Rosebud is a charming neighbourhood spot, but not a destination, IMHO
              - never been to Lee (although I think Susur is great)

              JKWB gets my vote because it does pay attention to local and seasonal ingredients, small plates mean that you can try a variety of different tastes, good atmosphere and people watching.