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Patios and rooftops

Da Fieramosca in a house on Prince Arthur. Beautiful backyard patio, great service and delicious food. Menu is Italian ish with lots of fish and seafood options and daily specials...portions are quite large.

http://www.fieramoscatoronto.com/

Aug 10, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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Entertaining out of town foodies - but they want a "casual" place for dinner!

Mamakas is great but definitely not quiet.

Jul 18, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Suggestion for French or Italian restaurant for birthday

We had a great birthday celebration Monday at Fieramosca on Prince Arthur. Food was great...service even better.

Jul 10, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

NEWLY Closed/Changed 2015 Restaurants in Toronto, July 1 - end of the year 2015

Jay's Diner on Avenue Road south of the 401 is papered up...not too surprising!!

Jul 02, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Bar Isobel or Richmond Station , anyone been latley.

It was over a year ago and the memory is not what it used to be...recall having the quinoa salad and a fish dish..perhaps halibut. Both were tasty, but the fish was literally 2-1 ounce cubes...had to stop for a Burger Shack homeburger on the drive home!!

Jun 25, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Bar Isobel or Richmond Station , anyone been latley.

I enjoyed the experience at Richmond Station, but found the portion size to be ridiculously small. Love Bar Isabel.

Jun 24, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Fabulous dinner at Mamakas

I know...I find it annoying when restaurants do that...like their trying to hide something!!

Feb 25, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Fabulous dinner at Mamakas

Total bill with the food as mentioned, 6 double vodkas, 2 beers, tax and 20% tip was $340...not cheap...but tons of food, generous portions and great quality ingredients.

Feb 25, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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Fabulous dinner at Mamakas

Had dinner Saturday night at Mamakas on Ossington. We were 2 couples and tried a good chunk of the menu. For apps we had saganaki, shrimp saganaki (which was sautéed shrimp in an awesome tomato sauce topped with a crumble of the best feta I have ever had), a village salad, a chopped salad and charcuterie plate. Not sure where they got the tomatoes this time of year..but there were bright red and super sweet. For mains we shared grilled octopus, grilled calamari, grilled lamb chops and grilled monster prawns stuffed with lamb sausage. This is not Danforth Greek...much more delicate, flavourful and unigue... every dish was really delicious. The room is very cozy...bright, with loud Greek music. My number 1 2015 dining experience so far.

Mamakas

Thanks for info!!

Feb 18, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Mamakas

Heading there Saturday evening...anybody been? Recommendations?

Feb 18, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Uncle Ray's Hot Chips

yup.

Jan 26, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Uncle Ray's Hot Chips

Lady York on Dufferin south of Lawrence carries a selection Uncle Ray's including "hot".

Jan 26, 2015
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Is Carman's steakhouse really back?

Looks crazy expensive!!

Dec 25, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Where are you still eating that you were 20 years ago and is still good?

In no specific order or location:

Burger Shack
Boccone
Centre Street
Rol San
Bitondos
Webers
Congee Queen--may not be quite 20 years
La Paloma

Ribs that don't fall off the bone

Also agree with the Steak Pit...hard to beat the Mexican ribs with all the trimmings. They do a nice job packing for take-out as well.

Aug 18, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Great group dinner at Tabule

Love Tabule!!

Small rehearsal dinner in North Toronto?

Trio is horrible...love Tubule
...we had dinner at Sip Wine Bar last Friday...located on Broadway 2 doors north of Eg. Place was hoping, service was great, and we all enjoyed our dinner. Primarily pizza and pasta, but I had swordfish which was delish. Don't know capacity, but they have a beautiful private room downstairs that I noticed when going to the bathroom.

http://www.sipwinebar.ca/

Jun 23, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

richmond station -- what to order?

Food is great..but portions are tiny..order more than you think you can eat!

May 26, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Week night take out

Bamiyan Kabob..great Afghani...I go to the Overlea location. I weave my way through Brentcliff/Laird area.

http://www.bamiyankabob.com/

May 15, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

One Night in Philly Near the Forumn

Thanks for the recs...excuse the error...I think my age is showing!!

May 09, 2014
robb in Philadelphia

One Night in Philly Near the Forumn

Heading to Philly from Toronto late June for the NHL draft. Staying and spending most of my time near the Forum. Looking for Italian, Spanish,or Greek options....mains between $20-$30. If I need to spend more for great food, not a problem.
Thanks in advance for any help.

May 08, 2014
robb in Philadelphia

Best Fries ?

Burger Shack & Harbord Room

Apr 23, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Bar Isabel - Must Tries?

I personally didn't like either of the dishes with Morcilla. Loved he peppers, " stinky " cheese flatbread, octopus, fried chicken, and tongue sandwich... tated like awesome pastrami.

Feb 24, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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The Old Toronto Restaurants you make the wishes for the comeback

The Lola factory and York Mills and Leslie

Feb 17, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Old Toronto Restaurants you make the wishes for the comeback

Thanks Kwass and KWF,
HamburGer King...nice!! Never knew the Asia guy owned it, Was never of fan of Mike's Munchies..or the Asian guy..way too grumpy and he served me practically raw fried wings one time. I remember a really nice Greek man who owned Hamburger KIng...best club in the city...miss it a lot!! Just couldn't remember the name!!

Feb 14, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Old Toronto Restaurants you make the wishes for the comeback

Need help...there used to be an awesome diner on the East side of Bathurst,..north of Glencairn..it was in a 3-store strip-mall set back form Bathurst. It was there for decades and then closed and was replaced by a kosher cookie joint. Used to make the best club sandwiches and chicken salad...gone for over 10 years I would say.

Feb 14, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Old Toronto Restaurants you make the wishes for the comeback

Used to play a lot of tennis at Yonge & Summerhill...used to love PM's. Haven't thought about it in over 30 years!!!

Feb 14, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Old Toronto Restaurants you make the wishes for the comeback

Fire Pit
Crumbs (sandwich joint at Yonge and Yonge Blvd)
Vanipha Lana
Ginsberg & Wong
Hunan Palace
Lichee Garden
H. Salt Fish N' Chips
Alpine Hut (Awesome schnitzel ..Yonge between Eg. & Lawrence)

Feb 13, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

RIZ North Review 3321 Yonge St M4N2L9 Phone: (416) 322-6789

Crispy beef is outstanding, black rice sushi, green curry chicken, Singapore noodles...go with the all you can eat...dim sum is decent,
Enjoy!!

Jan 30, 2014
robb in Ontario (inc. Toronto)