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kaboom1 Apr 14, 2008 12:34 PM

Looking for a place to eat in the burlington/oakville are. Birthday celebration any suggestions?

  1. k
    kaboom1 Mar 13, 2010 03:44 AM

    I would like to thank you all for your responses. It took some time but i finally made it to Blacktree, and it was worth the wait. Chef Matteo did a phenomal job. Calf brain ravioli was awsome. Had the Elk and Bison and foie gras as well. Everything was great. Truly my kind of place.

    I also have had a chance to get to Paradiso also very happy with this recommendation.

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    1. re: kaboom1
      cynalan Oct 22, 2010 01:08 PM

      Happy to hear that you enjoyed Blacktree. If this is "your kind of place" I would enjoy hearing about some of your other favourites. I am always on the lookout for interesting dining experiences. Share the wealth!!

      3029 New St, Burlington, ON L7N, CA

    2. wookert Apr 16, 2008 09:42 AM

      Spencer's in Burlington, pricey but really good.
      Paradiso, there's one in Burlington too, in Village Square.
      Blacktree- I second all of Cyanlan's comments, really really good.

      1. cynalan Apr 15, 2008 02:17 PM

        La Costa Nuovo on Brant Street near Lakeshore might fit your bill but if you want a really fine dinner, I recommend Blacktree near Guelph Line and New Street. In my humble opinion, this is one of the finest restaurants not only in Burlington, but the entire region. Chef Matteo uses local ingredients, updating the menu each month. He's trained in some of the finest restaurants in Ontario and I guarantee an excellent dining experience. I have often dined at Toronto's finest restaurants and this one ranks with the best. Make a reservation a few weeks in advance for a weekend.

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        1. re: cynalan
          burlgurl Apr 16, 2008 06:44 PM

          I would second the comments on Blacktree..don't let the location fool you (it's tucked away in the corner of a strip plaza)

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          Rickshaw Apr 15, 2008 06:41 AM

          Paradiso on Lakeshore near the creek is really good. Had dinner there last summer and the service and food was great! It is one of a couple of Mediterranean places on Lakeshore between Trafalgar and the creek. Dinner for two was around $100. I had their lamb and would definately go back, especially in the summer when you can get a window seat and watch the world walk by.

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            juliewong Apr 14, 2008 06:32 PM

            My two most favorite places for a special dinner are both in Oakville. Oliver's and Mye Japanes - both have web sites that you can check out.

            1. cynalan Apr 14, 2008 01:53 PM

              A little more information would be helpful. How much do you want to spend, age of participants, type of dining experience, etc. No way anyone can answer such an open ended question.

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              1. re: cynalan
                kaboom1 Apr 14, 2008 03:45 PM

                price not an issue. for a couple or a small group. Interested in a mediterranean place but open to other stuff.

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