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Nice lunch in Dufferin-Finch area of North York...Any Recommendations?

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debrobillard Jan 15, 2014 08:32 PM

Hi, can anyone recommend a fave place in the Dufferin-Finch or Dufferin Steeles area of North York that has decent food? For a nice Saturday afternoon lunch? Thanks!

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    TeacherFoodie RE: debrobillard Jan 17, 2014 12:29 PM

    Not sure exactly what you mean by a nice Saturday lunch but here are some decent options in the area:

    Cynthia's (chinese), Sababa, Me Va Me (Middle Eastern), or Hockey Sushi (AYCE)

    A bith further North - Sofra Grill (Middle Eastern) and Dante's (pizza).

    I have also heard Dr Laffa (Israeli/Middle Eastern), Mavi Grill (Turkish) and Max's of Manila (Filipino) mentioned on CH but have never eaten at any of them.

    1. MissBingBing RE: debrobillard Jan 17, 2014 01:14 PM

      Bistrot 92!

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        kwass RE: MissBingBing Jan 17, 2014 01:20 PM

        I think Bistrot 92's @ Dufferin and Eglinton. But if the OP's willing to go that far South, how about Camarra's on Dufferin @ Glencairn?

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          kwfoodiewannabe RE: kwass Jan 17, 2014 01:48 PM

          +1 for Camarra's kwass! Not exactly in the area, but great!

          Heads up... They now have a location (Mimi's by Camarra's) up north on Dufferin (take out for sure...), but I suspect the trip would be just as far as the trip down to Glencairn.

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        OldEater RE: debrobillard Jan 17, 2014 03:43 PM

        First to mind would be Dr Laffa on 401 Magnetic Dr., Unit 39-40 (just west of Dufferin between Finch & Steeles) but it's not open on Saturdays.

        Most of the other suggestions posted are not really close.

        It's not an area with much beyond chain restaurants. The few quality independents that have tried have failed.

        Do you have any meal or environment preferences?

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