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RotaryMobile Mar 15, 2011 10:48 AM

West Enders going out for dinner in the East Side. Any suggestions? We were thinking Leslieville area. Nice but not super expensive, around $15-under 30 entrees. Any 'smart casual' suggestions?

  1. Herb Mar 15, 2011 10:57 AM

    Batifole

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    Batifole
    744 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4M1Y3, CA

    1. miketoronto Mar 15, 2011 11:06 AM

      Ruby WatchCo? Globe? Both a bit more on the expensive side.

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        CarNut Mar 15, 2011 12:04 PM

        Mangia Bevi.

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          Herb Mar 15, 2011 12:58 PM

          Is King & Sherbourne considered East Side?

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            JennaBean Mar 15, 2011 01:16 PM

            East of Yonge so IMO yes.

            Weezie's maybe?

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            Weezie's
            354 King St E, Toronto, ON M5A1K9, CA

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          thebutcher Mar 15, 2011 02:20 PM

          Table 17 - had a lovely dinner there two weeks ago.

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          Table 17
          782 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON M4M 1H4, CA

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            hungryabbey Mar 15, 2011 05:59 PM

            Just dont go on monday or sunday.. We had a very "meh" meal with very poor service a few weeks ago.

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            jmarcroyal Mar 15, 2011 06:03 PM

            just do Burger Priest, its that good!

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              RotaryMobile Mar 15, 2011 06:19 PM

              Really? I've been on a bit of a burger hunt. Maybe we'll do a separate trip just for that!

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                jmarcroyal Mar 15, 2011 06:52 PM

                If you havent tried it you absolutely must, most on this site agree its the best in the city!

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                Splendid Wine Snob Mar 15, 2011 07:25 PM

                So funny, I wanted to say Burger's Priest too, but thought it wasn't quite what the OP was looking for (no sit down really). But if you go, have an extra one for me.

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                vidkid Mar 16, 2011 05:12 AM

                Tomi Kro is definitely East Side smart casual and the menu is nearly as eclectic and diverse as its staff. A very Toronto-esque neighbourhood establishment. Reviews are quite mixed on this Board, but I've always had a pleasant and fun time, even if the food didn't wow me. If you're looking for a well-rounded experience, this must be a good stop.

                Here's the most recent CH thread:
                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/613666

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