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Pickering recommendations

CKN Jun 24, 2009 11:12 AM

I'm doing some work in Pickering and was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for places in the area? Doesn't matter what kind as long as it's good! Asian, Italian, Mediterranean, bar, cafe, cheap, fine dining, brunch, dinner, drinks, patio, etc. I just need places to check out!

  1. ToxicJungle Dec 20, 2010 09:47 PM

    Cielito Lindo:Authentic Mexican Restaurant

    Very small family own restaurant, very friendly owner and staffs, always fresh, tasty and cheap, one downfall is if you see that they are busy when you walk in, i mean if there are four five tables already sit, I would suggest you to may be go back another day, because they have a very limited kitchen and staffs, you may end up waiting more than an hour for food, big mistakes I made for couple of times, otherwise they are excellent

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    1. re: ToxicJungle
      MDMD Feb 4, 2011 12:54 PM

      Cielito Lindo is neither edible, clean, nor authentic. DO NOT recommend it.

      Cielito Lindo
      1660 Kingston Rd, Ajax, ON L1S, CA

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      lowchen Aug 25, 2010 05:30 PM

      Highly rec'mnd the Burbs.. good resto anywhere in the GTA with a creative chef and attentive service. IMO much better than Port

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        leesar Mar 14, 2010 03:31 PM

        Massey's at Liverpool and Krosno makes good hamburgers.


        1. jayt90 Jun 24, 2009 05:33 PM

          In Pickering Village,
          Mt Everest and Casa Verde are old standby's.

          Mount Everest
          611 Kingston Rd W, Ajax, ON L1S6L9, CA

          Casa Verde Ristorante
          49 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, ON L1T3A5, CA

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          1. re: jayt90
            BrownRB Jun 25, 2009 04:42 AM

            The Port near the bottom of Liverpool

            The Burbs at Dixie & Finch

            Both are upscale dining.

          2. sweetie Jun 24, 2009 02:01 PM

            I love Makimono..sorry I have said it maybe 2 or 3 times on this board already. It is on Liverpool right beside the 401 (there is a Loblaws plaza in the next lot over). Great sushi rolls! My favorite is the dynamite handroll.

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            1. re: sweetie
              EtobicokeTaster Mar 14, 2010 11:08 AM

              Thanks for the recommendation - we were in the neighbourhood and went to Makimono based on your review. The food was good (the dynamite handrolls were a favourite!) and the service was fast for an ayce.

              1. re: EtobicokeTaster
                ToxicJungle Dec 20, 2010 09:46 PM

                Makimono is Chinese style Japanese food

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              LUV_TO_EAT Jun 24, 2009 01:15 PM

              If yo don't mind a little drive, go to Buster Rhinos on Friday and have the Rib special.

              Buster Rhino's Inc.
              7-2001 Thickson Road S.
              Whitby ON L1N 6J3

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