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Jan 20, 2010 10:47 AM

Could you please recommend a good lunch restaurant close to Yonge and Wellesley?

I need to schedule a business meeting in that area. Many thanks!

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    1. re: ingloriouseater

      I'm not sure about bistro 990. Everytime I pass by there, I don't see many people there.

    2. I like Fire on the East Side, on Glouster just off yonge st. It depends on what type of business meeting it is, it's fairly casual but the food is tasty and reasonable.

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      1. re: Platoputas

        I'll provide this venue to my manager as an option. Tks!

        1. re: Platoputas

          Fire on the East Side - great lunch chef and decent meals there consistently. But do not, I repeat, do not go for dinner - it's a different chef and the food is terrible after 6.

        2. Olympic 76 Pizza is pretty good. Depends on how high end you want to go.

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          1. re: Ediblethoughts

            i understand that there isn't much in the hood, but really....let's try to help

            1. re: ingloriouseater

              Does this mean you don't like O76? I've been having pizza there for over 20 years. It's always been good.

          2. Thanks everyone for your recommendation! Is there any restaurant at the higher end like Pangaea and the old "Truffle"?

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            1. re: chutchut

              Pangaea is quite good, do mean Truffles at the 4 Seasons? If you do, it is now closed. I wasn't sure if wanted to stay where you were looking or wanted to travel. Yorkville has many options. Bistro 990 is still a very solid choice and nearer or destination. Fire on the East Side is okay but a bit amateurish for a business lunch imho

              1. re: foodyDudey

                I'll second Fire on the East side. Great little place, fancy but not too much so.

                1. re: dibpal

                  Thirding Fire on the East Side. It can get a bit busy at lunchtime towards the end of the week, but I've found it generally suitable for business-oriented lunches. The food is carefully prepared, and in my experience the service is cordial and efficient.