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A place with private dining within the GTA (15 people) - your recommendations needed!

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Batarelka Oct 20, 2010 09:27 PM

Hi there!

I'm hoping someone can help me to create a list of restaurants to contact.

We are having a family event in mid-November, with 15 people attending including small children and a person over 80. So I am currently looking for a place with private dining (Italian, French, Greek, Mediterranean, etc..), not too expensive, preferrably in the North part of the GTA, however, downtown Toronto works too.

Does anyone know a good affordable place that we can try? Based on your personal experience please.

Thank you so much!

  1. Rabbit Oct 21, 2010 04:35 AM

    I don't know what counts as "affordable," but we had a great dinner for a group of about 10 at Malena. Food is a contemporary take on Greek. The room was actually semi-private (their upstairs dining room), although I expect it could be entirely private depending on the day of the week. Service was excellent.

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      Batarelka Oct 22, 2010 08:25 PM

      Thank you, will check that one!

    2. Herb Oct 21, 2010 04:42 AM

      Here's a similar request:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/699666

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        Batarelka Oct 22, 2010 08:34 PM

        Thank you!

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        mangoginger Oct 22, 2010 05:32 AM

        Here are some suggestions. You would need to check out pricing to see if it falls in your price range.
        I just booked a family occasion party at Paese to be held in November(Bathurst just north of Wilson). They have 2 lovely rooms upstairs with washrooms upstairs as well. The woman in charge of group reservations is wonderful to deal with. I think the menu can appeal to most age ranges and can be customized for your group. I don't know if they have a children's menu but I would think they can come up with something.
        The Oliver and Bonacini group have a couple of rooms in their Bayview village location that may be worth checking out.I was considering it when planning a party for 20.
        Mezza Notte at 5304 Yonge St. may be another option. I have not been for awhile but I believe they have redone their private dining room.

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        Mezza Notte
        5304 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5P9, CA

        Paese
        333 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

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          Batarelka Oct 22, 2010 08:36 PM

          Paese and Mezza Notte seem to be the ones that could work well, will check those, thank you!

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