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Bloor & Dufferin restaurant suggestions

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Looking for a reasonably priced, nice atmosphere, good food for a group of 8-10 people. Love some suggestions. Could be italian or other suggestions welcome.

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  1. El Jacal - definitely reasonably priced, lovely hospitality and good for a group of 8-10. Great Mexican food. If you're looking for something a little more upscale, it ain't that - atmosphere is casual, friendly and family-style more than "nice".

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    1. re: peppermint pate

      If you don't mind the decor and lack of liquor license, South Indian Dosa Mahal is awesome. West of Dufferin, north side, at Marguerita I believe. Tamil / south Indian cuisine, it's delicious, nutritious and very reasonable.

    2. I've heard good things about Roma, though I haven't been yet.
      http://www.ristorante-roma.ca/
      http://www.chow.com/restaurants/7472/...

      I'd link it if I could, but that function doesn't seem to be working.

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      1. re: Googs

        I've been there once and had stuffed calimari. Which was not what you might think, it was a single good sized squid stuffed with a typical bread/herb stuffing you would normally associate with a turkey (and some vegetables/potatoes on the side).

        Service wasn't bad, and the dish was competently prepared, just that the combination of (not shrimp) stuffing and squid was a bit weird.