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May 26, 2008 08:31 PM

Romantic VEGAN restaurant - HELP

ok, call me old fashion, but I have met this amazing gal who is a vegan and I am the furthest from a vegan. She amazingly respects mine (and others eating habits) but I want to have a "her" night. A night were a "carnivor" can take her out to a vegan resaurant and show his support of her beliefs, but it has to be romantic. Any place withing a 1.5 hour drive of Toronto is acceptable.

Thank you so much for helping a me out. She is worth it :)

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  1. I (sceptically) went to Fressen a few weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised. I tried the avocado salad, squash ravioli, and borscht. Atmosphere is pleasant enough, and no need to burn all that gas driving 90 minutes, as it's right on Queen St. W.

    Good luck!

    478 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V2B2, CA

    1. Fressen immediately came to mind for me too... but you might also try Live (

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      1. re: Rabbit

        The food at Live is awesome! They do some really interesting dishes. However, the atmosphere isn't really romantic (as you requested, alfie1111) - more comfortable & casual. I really like it there though. Fressen is very good too and the atmosphere may be more what you are looking for (dimmer lighting with candles on tables).

      2. Cafe 668 on Dundas West at Claremont.

        1. You may want to check out the Toronto Vegetarian Association for some ideas:

          1. I was once vegan and took my dad to JKWB. But, about 3-4 weeks before I went I made reservations and requested if it was possible for a vegan option. I wasn't sure what I would get, but I figured soemwhere like JK would make an amazing meal with the fresh produce and such. I wrote a review of it here:


            They were very accommodating, and even went as far to ask me if I ate refined sugar and honey for my desert.

            Hopefully it all works out for you.