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similar to Bannock for first date?

LikeTheWolf Dec 27, 2012 06:45 PM

I've been to Bannock way too many times for first dates, so I'm in search for a change of pace! :)

I'd like something similar in that I like Bannock's 1) atmosphere, 2) quality of food, 3) price point, and 4) downtown location

Anything similar to Bannock in those regards for a first date? Thank you!

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  1. CocoaChanel RE: LikeTheWolf Dec 28, 2012 03:50 AM

    I haven't been in a while, but how about The Gabardine? Or Osteria (on Victoria St) -- obviously a different menu (Italian), but the food is quite good and I find it's a similar atmosphere

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    1. re: CocoaChanel
      TorontoJo RE: CocoaChanel Dec 28, 2012 04:20 AM

      I second The Gabardine for a first date! But make sure you check the hours -- I don't think they are open on Saturday or Sunday nights.

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        MissBingBing RE: TorontoJo Dec 28, 2012 04:29 AM

        The Gabardine was open Saturday night last time I looked but they don't take reservations. I'd also add Richmond Station which does take resos but may be harder to get as it's v. popular.

        1. re: MissBingBing
          ComerDemonio RE: MissBingBing Dec 28, 2012 04:52 AM

          Gabardine takes reservations for their dinner service but not for lunch. I would pick Gab over Richmond Station for a first date ... the atmosphere is more laid back. Also I think Gab is less expensive than RS. Both have great food.

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      LikeTheWolf RE: LikeTheWolf Dec 28, 2012 06:45 PM

      Thanks everyone. If anyone else wants to add, then by all means...please do so!

      May everyone have an awesome 2013 filled with good grub and good company! :)

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