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Mar 21, 2013 09:30 AM

Bar Isabel - College and Shaw - (new restaurant by Grant van Gameren )

It is opening tonight or tomorrow night according to BlogTO:

Says in text "tonight" but, the date is Friday March 22nd

Sure there will be a lot of talk about it when it opens so let's get the thread started. Anyone planning to go opening night?

Link to restaurant website:

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  1. Twitter says this weekend, I would think Friday night is included in that statement. I would take that gamble, anyway.

    1. Really (un)informative website!

      1. they had some kind of soft open or f&f last night and possibly before from what i know, probably figure out more by tomorrow

        1. Had some amazing food last night around midnight at Bar Isabel, and it's such a cool vibe in there. Gonna be the best new restaurant of the year, I think.

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          1. re: childofthestorm

            agreed - awesome room - was there last Friday before they opened for an event and had a great time and amazing food --- this place is going to kill it

            1. re: childofthestorm

              And it's a bar with food, rather than a restaurant, right?

              1. re: kwass

                I wouldn't characterize it that way. The name notwithstanding, it's a pretty serious restaurant, the menu is huge and elaborate.

                Check this first look:

                1. re: childofthestorm

                  Mmm, sounds and looks wonderful. Look forward to trying it soon. Do they have any outdoor space?

                  1. re: childofthestorm

                    Thanks for that childofthestorm. It looks really interesting!!

                2. re: childofthestorm

                  Was the full menu available at midnight?

                  1. re: szw

                    No it's a bar menu, like basically around 20 items to choose from.

                3. Their website has been updated. Now contains food/drink menus, with prices.

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                  1. re: Deep Puddle

                    I imagine it won' t be long before someone complains about that drawing on the website :)

                    Menu looks good though!