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Valentines Restaurant ideas needed

angelos79 Jan 17, 2013 02:08 PM

Valentines is coming up and looking for ideas. I'm looking for a nice romantic restaurant that won't break the bank around the downtown core. only restaurant I've looked at so far has been Blu and also looking at a European type menu

thanks for the ideas

  1. meatnveg Jan 25, 2013 10:01 PM


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      bonbon663 Jan 25, 2013 09:50 PM

      I had the same question, and have decided on Adega. I'm looking forward to it.

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        LemonLauren Jan 17, 2013 05:22 PM

        Edulis and the Gabardine are good suggestions.
        Depends how downtown you want to go, but Marben could be fun, or Harbord Room.

        1. MissBingBing Jan 17, 2013 03:01 PM

          Richmond Station or the Gabardine might work. Wherever you're thinking of, book now!

          1. justxpete Jan 17, 2013 02:35 PM

            Restaurants in the "downtown core" aren't typically romantic and are mostly on the expensive side. Do you mean "downtown-ish", perhaps?

            If so, I'd look at Edulis and Ici Bistro, leaning more towards Edulis, as it's less expensive and just as good (if not better).

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              angelos79 Jan 17, 2013 03:02 PM

              downtown-ish is perfectly fine. I'll be driving so really anywhere around Toronto is fine with me

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                justxpete Jan 17, 2013 08:50 PM

                In that case, I'd go to Edulis. I'd take a cab and share a bottle of wine or two, though (or bring your own, $25 corkage fee, as I recall). Order the 5 or 7 course tasting menu - you won't regret it.

                You may also inquire if they have a special valentines menu, or you might be interested in any number of their pre-ordered meals (rib-eye, chicken in hay, etc.).

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