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Starfish, Blowfish, or Yuzu

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sake Dec 2, 2010 07:17 AM

DH and I have been to many restaurants lately. These are 3 that we haven't been to (well, we were at Blowfish many years ago, but don't remember it). We have a date night on Saturday and are trying to figure out where to go - which of these 3 has the best food?
Thanks!

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236 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5H1W7, CA

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    JennaBean RE: sake Dec 2, 2010 07:44 AM

    Starfish by far has the best food. I really like the space but it is not fancy. Comfortable and low-key.

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      radiopolitic RE: JennaBean Dec 2, 2010 12:53 PM

      I second Starfish by a mile.

      Just as JennaBean states it isn't fancy and has a very cozy feel.

      I love the dynamic hint of saltiness in their oyster brew.

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        jlunar RE: JennaBean Dec 2, 2010 01:01 PM

        Get their Caesar! My fave in the city.

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          JennaBean RE: jlunar Dec 2, 2010 01:18 PM

          I haven't had one of those in ages - must drink one very soon!

      2. Charles Yu RE: sake Dec 2, 2010 03:16 PM

        All I want to say is, 'right now, its OYSTER season'!!!!

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          redhead RE: Charles Yu Dec 2, 2010 04:38 PM

          blowfish, in my opinion blows. Snotty service, lame sushi, a bit too trendy for me to take it seriously (I suspect it is no longer the "in spot" it once was..) can't comment on Yuzu but do love Starfish for its unpretentious vibe, great oysters, amazing Guinness pour and decadent sticky toffee pudding..

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          236 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5H1W7, CA

        2. skylineR33 RE: sake Dec 2, 2010 05:07 PM

          Yuzu and Starfish are two different kind of restaurant. Both are good, similar pricing. Yuzu's Japanese food and sushi is good but not cheap, one of the best in downtown area. Starfish is great for oyster.

          1. Food Tourist RE: sake Dec 3, 2010 09:50 AM

            Starfish is Ocean Wise (certified sustainable by Vancouver Aquarium) so that is a bonus.

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