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Best Lunch and Dinner Restaurant Req's for Toronto Near Blue Jays Stadium?

My buddies and i are traveling to Toronto from CA in September as part of our baseball stadium tour to see the Blue Jays. With that said we've nailed a breakfast place, but are having a hard time finding lunch and dinner restaurants. We want the best Toronto has to offer as we only have time for 1 lunch and 1 dinner. Money is not an issue..... ready, set go!

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  1. out of curiosity, what did you nail for breakfast?

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    1. re: KhaoSanRoad

      How did i know someone would ask haha
      Senator

    2. also, fyi, the rogers centre allows you to bring your own food:
      http://www.rogerscentre.com/about/faq...

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      1. re: KhaoSanRoad

        Thank you for the info
        As far as i know though the group wants to try the best restaurants Toronto has to offer outside of the ball park

        1. re: chabrab

          but why limit to 3 meals? can always eat a snack during the 3hr game. :P

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          1. re: KhaoSanRoad

            Absolutely! Agreed, but that's easy lol

            I need the tough questions answered

      2. fine. how about bar buca and shoto?

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        1. re: KhaoSanRoad

          Now we're getting somewhere! I like those Req's.

          We currently have a reservation at a restaurant ( I forget the name) that's located in a high rise building, but i'm not sure if we should keep it.

            1. re: Otonabee

              what day are you in town?

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              1. re: KhaoSanRoad

                Monday September 8 and Tuesday September 9

              2. re: Otonabee

                No, it's the CN Tower Restaurant

              3. re: chabrab

                richmond station.

                also consider beast for brunch on monday.

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                  1. re: KhaoSanRoad

                    +1 Beast for brunch. Their brunch is absolutely fantastic!!!!

              4. What kind of food do you like? Or what are some of your favourite restaurants in CA?

                Do not go to the CN Tower restaurant.

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                1. re: BigBabyYeezuS

                  French, Italian, American (New), Steakhouse, Gastropub

                  Why don't go there is it horrible? I want some good feedback because another buddy made the reservation there and i have my doubts, but need concrete answers on why it's bad

                  1. re: chabrab

                    a friend of mine went recently and said it was better than he expected, but would not likely return.

                    as for steak: jacobs and harbour 60

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                    1. re: chabrab

                      It's a horrible restaurant. You don't need to go further than looking at the menu (nor should you do it).

                      Dinner:

                      Steakhouse: Jacob's or the bone-in ribeye at Nota Bene (both the best and best value steak in the city)

                      Italian: Buca

                      French: eh, tougher. Edulis is probably not what you're looking for on game night, nor is it French per se, but I rate it as a top two restaurant in the city. Le Select, possibly. Probably nothing here.

                      New American: Nota Bene, Richmond Station, Canoe if you need a view

                      Modern: Shoto (probably not perfect for pre or post game), Daisho

                      Gastropub: Nothing worthwhile near the Dome. Bellwoods Brewery and County General are not too far. Queen and Beaver if you're near Yonge and Dundas.

                      1. re: BigBabyYeezuS

                        Awesome, great list. I appreciate your efforts and i am confident we will end up at one of the places you mentioned above

                  2. Lunch on Tuesday: St. Lawrence Market. Portuguese bbq sandwiches / peameal bacon sandwiches / fresh fish & chips / etc, etc. Really worth a visit, and it's a close walk (but closed sun-mon)

                    1. If you guys are big eaters, my suggestion for your dinner is an all you can eat Brazilian steak house called Copacabana. (don't think of all you can eat buffet crap, this is top knotch high quality meat, and they bring it to your table) They have one downtown on Adelaide street. If you decide to choose this place, make sure you get reservations or you may not get in.

                      http://www.thecopa.ca/

                      1. We just had dinner at Victor on Mercer Street last week and it was fantastic. Great food, excellent service. We tried the organic salmon, Toronto spiced burger, steak and three Toronto tasting dishes - Parkdale, little India and the sushi one. All very enjoyable! I'd highly recommend it. I'm excited to go back for my birthday next month!