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Nov 18, 2010 10:59 AM

Need great reco's for restaurants for some peeps with expensive taste (they need to be GOOD)

I have some very high end clients who will be in town for the month and they have asked me to put together a restaurant list for them.
Generally have expensive taste, but mainly they are serious foodies.
Looking specifically for restaurants surronding these areas:
The Rogers Center
The Soho Met (near the tower)
Queen West
and anywhere in the downtown core


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  1. If they are real foodies they will appericate either of the Hoofs. I would recommend George, Spendido, Ame (which I rather like but other have mixed reviews) for fine dining dinners and Union or Bohemer for something a little more relaxed.

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    1. re: JennaBean

      I would add Starfish for a relax oyster and fish place.

    2. Downtown - George, Harbour 60, Gilead Cafe, Origin, Starfish.
      Yorkville - Opus.
      Queen West - meaning Queen and University? Nota Bene, I guess, though I'm always a bit underhelmed. Lai Wah Heen. I really like Rodney's By Bay.

      Other random cool spots for great food - Hoof Cafe, Torito, Splendido (though I haven't been since they redid the place).

      Lai Wah Heen
      108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R3, CA

      88 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1G5, CA

      276 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T2L9, CA

      Nota Bene
      180 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2A1, CA

      Rodney's By Bay
      56 Temperance Street, Toronto, ON M5H 3V5, CA

      1. Ruby WatchCo (Lynn Crawford's newest venture -- a prix fixe menu each night, 4 courses for $49--a true foodie would appreciate the unique experience and great food--located on Queen East, just east of Broadview) * book this one well in advance, it books up quickly

        Mildred's Temple Kitchen in Liberty Village

        Biffs Bistro on Front St across from Hummingbird Centre -- I've always had great experiences here, excellent service, excellent french bistro fare

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        1. re: pantone

          Ruby WatchCo is family style service which I think is also important to note and it has been said many times that it is a very loud space. I think ppl have been pleased but this style of dining is not to everyone's liking.

          I would leave Mildred's Temple Kitchen off the list. Look on this board it gets lukewarm reviews at best. The space it nice, the food and service just ok IMO.

          Mildred's Temple Kitchen
          85 Hanna Avenue, Toronto, ON M6K 3S3, CA

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