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Non Allen's biz lunch spot needed on Danforth

Vern Ryerse Jun 11, 2009 06:51 AM

Need a nice, but low key, business lunch spot on Danforth east of Broadview.

Needs not to be Allens.

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  1. foodyDudey RE: Vern Ryerse Jun 11, 2009 06:54 AM

    How about GLOBE? That would be my choice. Here's a link to the lunch menu:

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      TorontoJo RE: foodyDudey Jun 11, 2009 07:16 AM

      My choice too. Up on the patio if the weather is nice!

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        tuttebene RE: TorontoJo Jun 11, 2009 11:34 AM

        I too was going to mention the patio. Is it open for lunch?

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          TorontoJo RE: tuttebene Jun 11, 2009 11:48 AM

          Darn, no. I just checked -- the patio is only open at 5 pm.

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      tuttebene RE: Vern Ryerse Jun 11, 2009 07:55 AM

      For a business lunch I too would recommend Globe if you're looking for a more conteporary place with professional service and an impressive menu. It's not overly formal though. If you want something a little more casual, try Mambo lounge a few doors east of Globe - Cuban tapas. Don't know if they serve lunch though. If you're not trying to impress and decor is no issue, then by all means, any of the Greek restos are equally good or bad, depending on your perspective. They do cater to all kinds of folks over lunch so expect to share the room with mommies and toddlers during your business lunch.

      1. Rabbit RE: Vern Ryerse Jun 11, 2009 08:18 AM

        Another vote for Globe - great spot.

        Others may disagree, but Il Fornello can be not-bad and it has a low key atmosphere while being a bit more formal than some of the Greek spots (and the menu may be more accessible than Globe for pickier eaters).

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          childofthestorm RE: Vern Ryerse Jun 11, 2009 08:33 AM

          Globe all the way.

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            Cam D RE: childofthestorm Jun 11, 2009 03:53 PM

            It's a list of one. Globe. There really is no where else to choose from.

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              millygirl RE: Cam D Jun 12, 2009 03:25 AM

              Full agreement with CamD.

              If it's business, the only place on the Danforth I'd wanna go is Globe. If I am looking for a quick and cheap meal after work, sure, other spots would suffice, but not for a business meeting.

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