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36th Annual Conference - York University - Toronto ON - May 16-18, 2007


Thursday Dinner Social Event

The following is a small sampling of the restaurants located in the King St. W. / Queen St. W. / Entertainment District area of Toronto. You will discover many restaurants walking along King St. W or Queen St. W. or many of the smaller side streets. The restaurants listed below have been reviewed in Now Magazine or Toronto Life. Where available, estimated costs are noted and generally include appetizer, entree, desert, and a glass of wine. Please note that in many cases, reviewed restaurants are on the higher end of the price spectrum.

Asian Fusion

Monsoon Restaurant & Lounge
100 Simcoe St.

19 Mercer St.

Canadian / American

Canoe Restaurant & Bar
54th floor - 66 Wellington St. W.

Jack Astor's
144 Front St. W.

Milestone' Grill & Bar
132 John St.

145 John St.

145 Richmond St. W.

Urban Restaurant
303 King St. W.


King's Garden Chinese Cuisine
214 King St. W.


Brasserie Frisco
133 John St.

147 Spadina

Marcel's - Le Saint Tropez
315 King St. W.

reds bistro
77 Adelaide St. W.


Penelope Restaurant
255 King St. W.


309 King St. W.

214 King St. W.

Trimurti Indian Cuisine
265 Queen St. W.

Aroma Fine Indian Cuisine
287 King St. W.


66 Wellington St. W.

Ultra Supper Club
314 Queen St. W.


Alice Fazooli's
294 Adelaide St. W.

Hey Lucy
295 King St. W.

Kit Kat Italian Bar & Grill
297 King St. W.

La Fenice Ristorante
319 King St. W.

Little Anthony's Italian Restaurant
121 Richmond St. W.

Piero's Ristorante
254 Adelaide St. W.

Il Fornello
214 King St. W.

Tutti Matti
364 Adelaide St. W.

335 King St. W.


Benihana Japanese Steakhouse
100 Front St. W.

Toshi Sushi
565 King St. W.


Korean Grill House
214 Queen St. W.


5 Mercer St.


Duke of Argyle
86 John St.

Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub & Restaurant
14 Duncan St.


Big Daddy's Crab Shack & Oyster Bar
212 King St. W.

Steak Houses

Fred's Not Here
321 King St. W.

Le Biftheque Steakhouse
96 Richmond St. W.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
145 Richmond St. W.


Queen Mother Café
208 Queen St. W.

York University and Environs

On Campus

There are several fast-food restaurants located in the York Lanes Mall and in the York Student Centre. The Underground, a full-service restaurant, is located in the York Student Centre. The Grad Lounge, which serves food and beverages (and has a patio) is located in South Ross 166.

Off Campus

If you head east from Keele St. on Steeles Avenue, there are several major chain restaurants (e.g. East Side Marios) as well as independent dining establishments. Some other restaurants in the area:

Hoops Sports Bar & Grill
4207 Keele St.

Caribbean Heat Family Restaurant
1300 Finch Ave. W.

Fox & Fiddle
1285 Finch Ave. W.

La Risata
2777 Steeles Ave. W.

1300 Finch Ave. W.

Small Rooms Steak & Seafood House
1118 Finch Ave. W.

Viet Huong Café
1300 Finch Ave. W.