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Mar 11, 2008 02:59 PM

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

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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).

          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.