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Looking 4 outdoor dining for mom's 80th brithday

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s8k Aug 25, 2010 05:33 AM

Hi everyone, I'm taking my mom out Sunday (yes I know last minute request) for her 80th birthday and am interested in (fine) outdoor dining. I recently attended a reception at RCYC and thot the atmosphere quite nice, altho the food not so much. Not interested in club land or anything swanky. Something with good service where servers will fuss over her.
Any all suggestions much appreciated

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    Snarf RE: s8k Aug 25, 2010 06:16 AM

    Earth, on Yonge at Roxborough, has a couple of patios, which are private and nicely shaded in places.

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      torontofoodiegirl RE: s8k Aug 25, 2010 08:56 AM

      I'm having a tough time thinking of restaurants open on Sunday with patios...

      If it doesn't absolutely have to be Sunday, you can't go wrong with Auberge du Pommier. Beautiful patio, impeccable service, fantastic food.

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        MeMeMe RE: s8k Aug 25, 2010 10:33 AM

        Biagio? It is an elegant patio with elegant food. Not sure if it's open on Sunday, though.

        1. Rabbit RE: s8k Aug 25, 2010 10:55 AM

          Le Select has a nice front patio and they are open on Sundays. Service is professional, but it's not crumb-scrape-y or fawn-y.

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          Le Select
          432 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V1E3, CA

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            phoenikia RE: s8k Aug 25, 2010 02:24 PM

            Haven't been for a long time, but Il Posto has a nice courtyard setting in Hazelton Lanes, and they are open Sundays. Online reservations can be made through www.opentable.com http://www.ilposto.ca/home.html

            Second Le Select.

            Le Paradis also has some patio seating, and they are open on Sundays. I wasn't fond of the food when I dined there last year, but plenty of Chowhounds on this Board like it.
            http://leparadis.com/

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            Le Select
            432 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V1E3, CA

            Il Posto
            148 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R1C2, CA

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