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Looking for restaurant ideas near Eaton Centre, with a few restrictions...

ls150 May 20, 2011 05:45 AM

I'm taking my mom to the Eaton Centre to do some shopping and we're looking for somewhere to have dinner. We need a restaurant that accommodates food allergies, which we know is much easier at higher end restaurant. I'll call the restaurant anyway, but I do know that many fast food places or very ethnic places are less accommodating (the latter due to language barriers). I'm also a vegan (she is not).

She is in a wheelchair so I also need a place that is wheelchair accessible, and close by. I don't mind pushing her, but if it is raining we aren't going to want to go very far.

So... a place near the Eaton Centre that
- accommodates food allergies (I can call in advance, but
- has at least one vegan option other than salad
- is wheel-chair friendly
- is close by or can be walked to via the PATH since it's been raining so often

If you have any input I would really appreciate it!

  1. t
    theshiz May 21, 2011 06:09 PM

    turf lounge, south of richmond st on the west side of bay.
    not much vegan or vegetarian posted but with notice the chef will accomadate.

    1. j
      JennaBean May 20, 2011 07:26 AM

      They just opened a Mercatto in the Eaton's centre. I believe it is accessible and there should be at least one vegan pasta as well as some smaller dishes that you could have.

      15 Toronto Street, Toronto, ON M5C 2E3, CA

      4 Replies
      1. re: JennaBean
        ls150 May 20, 2011 03:53 PM

        Thanks for the reply. I checked out the website and will give them a call to see. The menu online doesn't look too promising, but might be okay. I will definitely take plenty more suggestions!

        1. re: ls150
          carocantcook May 20, 2011 08:29 PM

          Salad King is right by the Eaton Centre, wheelchair friendly, vegan friendly, and allergy accommodating. It's not high end, but could work for you and your mum. This is their menu: http://www.saladking.com/SaladKing-20...

          Salad King
          340 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M5B1R7, CA

          1. re: carocantcook
            JennaBean May 21, 2011 09:54 AM

            I think there is fish sauce in most dishes at Salad King. I would call to ask.

            Salad King
            340 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M5B1R7, CA

            1. re: JennaBean
              Herb May 21, 2011 01:39 PM

              They leave it out if you ask or they have when I did.

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