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Recession deals for corkage fees

Muffin__Top May 27, 2009 04:07 PM

From Toronto Life: http://www.torontolife.com/daily/dail...

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    toveggiegirl Aug 11, 2009 06:16 PM

    Paese has no corkage fees on the first bottle of wine Sunday through Friday. (On Saturday and additional bottles, corkage is $25/bottle.)


    3827 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M3H, CA

    1. foodyDudey Jul 31, 2009 10:36 AM

      I received an email from Globe Bistro today with the following info:

      Pulling the Cork - No Corkage August
      Back by popular demand, we will be waiving the corkage in our dining room for the entire month of August. (Yes, even on weekends.) Go deep into your cellars and come on over

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      1. re: foodyDudey
        Hondapendragon Aug 12, 2009 11:43 AM

        Good to know! I just booked Globe Bistro for this weekend!...I've been saving my 2005 Vineland Estates Cab/Merlot Reserve but I may just have to crack it then.

      2. estufarian Jul 31, 2009 10:34 AM

        Globe Bistro - zero corkage for August 2009 - including weekends

        1. estufarian Jul 31, 2009 10:34 AM

          Madeline and Lee have ended this promotion

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            estufarian Aug 11, 2009 11:00 AM

            The $1 corkage Mon-Wed has been exyended through August!

          2. estufarian Jul 12, 2009 06:54 AM

            DT Bistro (Harbord).
            Corkage always $10.

            1. estufarian Jun 15, 2009 07:52 AM

              Universal Grill (on Dupont).
              Zero corkage on Sundays.

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              1. re: estufarian
                bogie Jun 15, 2009 09:25 AM

                No corkage on Sundays at Cava too.

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                Ted Richards Jun 15, 2009 05:41 AM

                Fat Cat on Eglinton west of Avenue Road has no corkage fee Tue-Thur. I think it's $20 other days.

                - http://www.fatcat.ca/

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                  CarNut May 27, 2009 05:44 PM

                  Focaccia Restaurant on Hayden Street is $5 corkage fee until June 30, and $25 prix fixe dinner - http://www.focacciarestaurant.com/Hom...

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                  1. re: CarNut
                    juno May 28, 2009 07:11 AM

                    Il Sogno, a smallish Italian resto on Yonge Street south of Eglinton, charges no corkage whatever on Tues. and Thurs., though it's always prudent to check with any resto in advance for any corkage policy changes.

                    The Miller Tavern, on Yonge Street south of York Mills Road, charges $1 corkage on Mon., though it has a pretty good wine list as well. Last time I was there, the waiter said that the special wine list - meaning the more expensive bottles listed on its own page - go for half price on Sundays. I found nothing on the Miller's website, however, that indicates this to be accurate, so once again it'd be wise to check first. A $50 bottle can be quite tempting at $25, especially when whoever selects wines for the Miller seems to know his stuff. Too bad about the rather average food, though.

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                      juno Jun 12, 2009 02:16 PM

                      Tabule, a pretty good middle eastern spot on Yonge St., has no corkage charge whatever on Mondays and Tuesdays, according to an ad in a freebie local newspaper dropped at my front door this week.

                    2. re: CarNut
                      abigllama Jul 12, 2009 03:40 PM

                      I walked by Focaccia today and noticed they'd extended the $5 corkage thing to July 31st.

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