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Nov 1, 2011 07:51 AM

Help (re)locating a restaurant for dinner tonight

Several years ago, I had a great seafood meal at a place in Toronto, but can't remember the name or address. I'll list what I can recall, maybe a local Toronto hound can identify it?:

1. We were staying at the Four Seasons, just north of Queen's Park and walked there. I recall it being only a few blocks, and I think we went south and west
2. Place was Yugoslavian (I can't recall more specifically if it was Slovenian, Croatian, etc)
3. I recall it being fairly small, with 2 floors. Sort of the Toronto equivalent of a NY brownstone, maybe? Upstairs, where we sat, I recall the room being a bit red and "bordello-ish"
4. The specialty was whole, fresh fish, brought out on a platter, and when you selected, they would grill whole. Very simple preparation.

Any bells ringing for anyone?

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  1. Hmm, if you went north (instead of south) and it was Meditteranean, I'd say Joso's - known for their simple preparation of fresh fish, 2 floors, easy walk from the Four Seasons and very bordello-ish in its decor.

    202 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON M5R1J2, CA

    4 Replies
    1. re: peppermint pate

      Yes, that was memory on the direction was apparently not perfect, but just checked the site, and that was definately the place.

      Now, I see some mixed reviews. As it was a few years ago (maybe as much as 8-10), has the quality slipped, or is it still pretty good?

      1. re: ChefBoyAreMe

        I've only ever eaten there a few times, and the most recent time was a couple of years ago, but I've always enjoyed my dinners there. Maybe someone has more recent info?

      2. re: peppermint pate

        Definitely Joso's.

        202 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON M5R1J2, CA

        1. re: iMarilyn

          Yup, definitely the place. Thanks, both!

      3. Joso's!

        202 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON M5R1J2, CA