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Feb 24, 2011 01:14 AM

Savoury cocktails? Also other types of interesting ones..

Is there anywhere in the city I can get interesting savoury cocktail drinks (beyond bloody mary and caesars)?

Also, I went to this really delicious Japanese cocktail bar in Manhattan recently that had a lot of really unique cocktails designed by the bartender. Any recommendations for places for a nice drink in Toronto (not just savoury)?

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  1. Currently, the most interesting/tasty drinks to me are at The Black Hoof. It's not an extensive menu, but the drinks are well thought out. Though I can't say they're always savoury.

    Campagnolo also has some interesting drinks, but I haven't gone through their drinks menu very thoroughly yet.

    The Black Hoof
    928 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

    832 Dundas St. W, Toronto, ON , CA

    1. i haven't found the black hoof ones to be savoury except for their take on a caesar. they tend to incorporate a lot of fruit via the infusions they do. i love staring at all their jars.

      good night might be an option but they tend to run classic. i quite enjoyed their tea at goodnight so it's different, some tannins, but not exactly savoury.

      you might do well at bar chef.

      1. I second good night as an option and one of their bartenders also works at Ame where they do lovely drinks as well.

        1. did some of the replies get removed? some people had recommended bar chef and those comments are gone now!

          anyway, thank you all for the suggestions.

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          1. re: helenhelen

            Just a note that nothing has been removed from this thread.

            1. re: The Chowhound Team

              i just realized that bar chef is mentioned above. for some reason, i thought there were more replies but i must have been thinking of another thread

          2. I like the tequila-based cocktails from Reposado, though they are not savoury

            136 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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            1. re: myriam5555

              They do have to spicy tomato drink that goes with the tequlia which is lovely. I believe it is called sangrita.