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Apr 13, 2011 01:07 PM

Superb food near Union Station?

I will be doing a foodie trip from Montreal during the Easter long weekend and will be staying near the Union train station. Could anybody recommend me some "must-try" restaurants near that area? Walkable distance would be great. No budget limit, nor cuisine preference. Thanks!!

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  1. Canoe (closed weekends) would top my list.

    1. I'm not sure that there are any must-try restaurants within walking distance of Union... if you're willing to cab, here are some restos I'd suggest:

      - The Black Hoof (no res, cash only)
      - Campagnolo (sit at the chef's bar)
      - Enoteca Sociale (half-priced enomatic wines if you can go on Mon/Tues)
      - Parts And Labour (had a lovely sweetbreads+papardelle last night. Also, the duck egg app was very good)
      - Buca (go for light snacks and stick with the apps)
      - Splendido for big-budget fine-dining

      George is good for fine-dining and has a lot of good buzz lately, but I haven't been in many years.

      ... I feel like I'm missing some stuff. Will ponder.

      http://www.foodpr0n.com -- food. is. love.

      111 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1S2, CA

      54th Floor TD Bank Tower, 66 Wellington, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6, CA

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

      604 King St. West, Toronto, ON M5V 1M6, CA

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

      Parts & Labour
      1566 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6R, CA

      Enoteca Sociale
      1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

      832 Dundas St. W, Toronto, ON , CA

        1. Not too many *must* tries in that area unfortunately. Some good places around there you can walk to

          Trevor Kitchen
          38 Wellington St E, Toronto, ON M5E1C7, CA

          54th Floor TD Bank Tower, 66 Wellington, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6, CA

          Harbour Sixty
          60 Harbour Street, Toronto, ON M5J 1B7, CA

          66 Wellington St. W, Toronto, ON M5K 1J3, CA

          Colborne Lane
          45 Colborne Street, Toronto, ON M5E 1P8, CA

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          1. re: Wil

            Just found out my vegetarian friend will be joining us! Any veg-friendly places??

            1. re: saltnpepperwhat

              I really enjoy Ki (Japanese). Not sure what it is like on the weekends. They have the most amazing vegetarian side dishes - great vegetarian sushi as well.

          2. Biff's does credible French. Nota Bene is a not-too-far trip up Simcoe from Front. I have had some good experiences at Epic in the Royal York hotel.

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