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Leaside area lunch

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I'm meeting an old friend in Leaside, for lunch. I am supposed to choose a place since she is coming from east end.
I know there are many restaurants along Bayview, south of Eglinton and also along Mt Pleasant.
What's good what's not? What's open for lunch? Just want decent food, time to linger and chat, not too noisy.
I have been to Amaya. That's about it. Been a long time since I've been in this area. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thx.

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Amaya
1574 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4G3B7, CA

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  1. Debu's does an interesting multi-course prix fixe for $20. Pleasant space, subdued.

    1. Used to live in the area and I like Simple Bistro on Mt Pleasant.

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      Simple Bistro
      619 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S2M5, CA

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      1. re: Sherm_TO

        Try Segar on Bayview.

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        Segar
        1568 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4G, CA

        1. re: Sherm_TO

          Might try this place or Debu. Appreciate everyone's input. Not going for another week yet so still have time to decide.

        2. ye olde fish n chips on Laird south of Eglinton is great park on site Miranda

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          1. re: miranda

            Olde York is a great place but busy and quite noisy and if you go later in the week you may not get a parking spot.

            1. re: hal2010

              Olde York has crowded tables and is not conducive to lingering and chatting.
              They expect to turn the tables every 20-30 minutes.