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kwfoodiewannabe Oct 20, 2010 09:57 AM

Hello fellow Chowhounders!

Dad has finally tired of Milestone's! (thank g-d)

looking for somewhere to meet up Sat night for dinner in Mississauga. Closer to the 401 is better, but we are flexible.

Hopefully, something casual - prefer not to do Asian or Indian for this particular dinner. Price should be something close to Milestone's etc. (a bit higher is ok...) no chains, please.

Any favorites?

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    iamafoodie Oct 21, 2010 12:43 PM

    Tiny Grano on Enfield Place, behind the Novatel at Burnamthorpe & Hurontario, is a friendly husband & wife run Italian-Canadian restaurant with reliable and competent cooking. Apps are overpriced and watch out for the pushed extras. Mains are reliably superior to local fare and competitively priced. The owner's special desserts are not-to-be-missed.

    1. Brain of J Oct 21, 2010 08:30 AM

      Peter's on Eglinton----great home cooking. North side of Eg at Tomken.

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      1. re: Brain of J
        duckdown Oct 21, 2010 11:16 AM

        I'm a fan of Peter's too, although it sure gets alot of hate on here..

        1. re: Brain of J
          PoppiYYZ Nov 1, 2010 10:04 AM

          Third for Peter's on Eglington. Good variety, large portions, reasonable prices, and all tasty.

        2. TorontoJo Oct 21, 2010 04:43 AM

          If you're and your dad are meat lovers, you should make a visit to McAdams, a Serbian restaurant with an unlikely name in a very unlikely location in an industrial park. Lots of tasty grilled meats and sausages, schnitzel, etc.

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            burlgurl Oct 20, 2010 07:37 PM

            My favorite in Mississauga is Saucy's in Streetsville (about 5-10 minutes from 401/Erin MIlls) Food is really good..would really recommend trying it out..
            Another decent second option is Gabriels on Mississauga/Erin Mills or JJ's in the same plaza...Gabriels has decent pastas, etc with pool tables...JJ's Thai/Japanese in a nice setting...but still vote for Saucy's :)

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            1. re: burlgurl
              duckdown Oct 21, 2010 11:15 AM

              Alot of stuff at JJ is somewhat bland or just "so so" but I had a really good thai red curry shrimp dish there. It was surprisingly good, great flavors.. Their pad thai has been WAY too sweet lately though

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