SERIAL DINERS AGENDA: 2018b

This is a (browser-friendly) copy of the agenda of the Serial Diners, a group founded in 1989 and dedicated to dining at every restaurant listed in the Toronto Yellow Pages, in alphabetical order, at the rate of one per week. The group meets every Friday at the designated restaurant at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome! See also the Serial Diners rules, awards, an article and article2 and article3 and article4 and television spot and French-language spot about them, and the previous agenda.


July 6, 2018:
Okkaido Sushi.
245 Eglinton Ave. East (at Mt. Pleasant Rd.: take 34, 51, 54, or 56 bus E from Eglinton Station).
Phone: 416-483-6848.

July 13, 2018:
Okonomi House Restaurant.
23 Charles St. West (just W of Yonge, 1 stoplight S of Bloor: walk S from Bloor/Yonge Station).
Phone: 416-925-6176.

July 20, 2018:
Ola Restaurant & Catering Services.
1552 Jane St. (1 block N of Denison Rd./Trethewey Dr., several blocks S of Lawrence: take 35 bus N from Jane Station; or take 32C bus [not 32A or 32D] W from Eglinton West Station, as this bus eventually turns off Eglinton to go along Trethewey: get off at Jane and Trethewey, then walk 1 block N; or take 35 bus S from Pioneer Village Station [I just couldn't resist the chance to include that]).
Phone: 416-614-6521.

July 27, 2018:
Old York Bar Grill.
167 Niagara St. (at Wellington, a few blocks W of Bathurst: take 504 or 514 streetcar W from St. Andrew Station or King Station to Niagara, then walk S; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to Niagara, then walk W).
Phone: 416-703-9675.

August 3, 2018:
Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill.
2901 Bayview Ave. (at Sheppard, in the Bayview Village mall: at Bayview Station).
Phone: 416-590-1300.

August 10, 2018:
Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill, Yonge & Front.
33 Yonge St. (at Front St.: walk S from King Station or E from Union Station).
Phone: 647-260-2070.

August 17, 2018:
Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants (Bannock Restaurant).
401 Bay St. (at Queen, in the Hudson's Bay building: walk W from Queen Station).
Phone: 416-645-3034.

August 24, 2018:
On A Bun.
A 841 Queen St. West (at Niagara, across from One Of A Kind Pasta: take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station).
Phone: 416-362-2867.

August 31, 2018:
On The Rocks Restaurant [Ed. Note: Scotch on the rocks... and I MEAN ICE!].
161 Front St. East (just W of Sherbourne, next to the Young People's Theatre: take 504 or 514 streetcar E from King Station or St. Andrew Station to Sherbourne, then walk 1 block S; or take 75 bus S from Sherbourne Station to Front).
Phone: 416-862-2901.

HERE BEGIN THE ``ONE IS THE LONELIEST RESTAURANT YOU'LL EVER DO'' WEEKS!

September 7, 2018:
One Love Vegetarian [Ed. Note: Let's get together and feel all right!].
854 Bathurst St. (1 block N of Bloor: walk N from Bathurst Station).
Phone: 416-535-5683.

September 14, 2018:
One Of A Kind Pasta.
746 Queen St. West (at Niagara, across from On A Bun: take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station).
Phone: 416-203-2229.

September 21, 2018:
One Restaurant [W.Ed. Note: Better one than none!].
116 Yorkville Ave. (1 block E of Avenue Rd., 2 blocks N of Bloor, in the Hazelton Hotel: from Museum Station, walk N to Yorkville).
Phone: 416-961-9600.

September 28, 2018:
1642571 Ontario Ltd [AKA Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen].
Main - 645 Yonge St. (just S of Charles St.: walk S from Bloor/Yonge Station).
Phone: 416-901-9000.

October 5, 2018:
1645545 Ont Inc.
21-B 747 Don Mills Rd. (at Gateway Blvd., in the Flemingdon Park Shopping Centre strip mall, S of Eglinton and S of the Science Centre: take 25 bus S from Don Mills Station or N from Pape Station. Note that Gateway Blvd. intersects with Don Mills twice: the strip mall is at the northern intersection of Don Mills and Gateway, not the southern intersection. If you take the bus N from Pape Station, get off at the second intersection of Don Mills and Gateway. If you take the bus S from Don Mills Station, get off at the first intersection of Don Mills and Gateway).
Phone: 416-429-7712.

October 12, 2018:
One Stop Restaurant.
603 Oakwood Ave. (at Eglinton: take 32 bus W from Eglinton West Station or Eglinton Station [but beware of the traffic jams on Eglinton due to the Crosstown construction]; or take 63A [not 63B] bus N from Ossington Station to Eglinton & Oakwood).
Phone: 416-789-3107.

October 19, 2018:
One 2 Snacks.
8 Glen Watford Drive (just N of Sheppard, 1 block E of Midland: take 57 bus N from Midland Station to Sheppard, then walk E to Glen Watford; or take 85 bus E from Don Mills Station to Glen Watford).
Phone: 647-340-7099.

HERE END THE ``ONE IS THE LONELIEST RESTAURANT YOU'LL EVER DO'' WEEKS!

October 26, 2018:
Onoir [Ed. Note: Be warned that this is the novelty restaurant where you ``dine in the dark.'' See details at www.onoirtoronto.com.].
620 Church St. (at Charles St., 2 blocks S of Bloor: from Bloor/Yonge Station, walk E to Church, then walk S).
Phone: 416-922-6647.

November 2, 2018:
Ontario Restaurant [Ed. Note: A place to stand, and a place to grow!].
383 Dundas St. E (a few blocks E of Sherbourne: take 505 streetcar E from Dundas Station or St. Patrick Station).
Phone: 416-366-0539.

November 9, 2018:
Opa Souvlari [sic].
5150 Yonge St. (at Empress, in the food court on the street level of the North York City Centre: at North York Centre Station).
Phone: 647-748-1044.

November 16, 2018:
Open Kitchen.
7 Camden St. (at Spadina, 1 block S of Richmond: take 510 streetcar S from Spadina Station to Queen, then walk S to Camden; or take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station to Spadina, then walk S to Camden).
Phone: 416-504-7131.

November 23, 2018:
GALA ALMOST-ANOTHER-IMPRESSIVE-NUMBER 29TH ANNIVERSARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Opera Bobs Public House.
1112 Dundas St. West (at Ossington: take 63 bus S from Ossington Station to Dundas; or take 505 streetcar W from St. Patrick Station or Dundas Station).
Phone: 416-536-5585.

November 30, 2018:
Opus Restaurant [Ed. Note: Pear pimples for hairy fishnuts!].
37 Prince Arthur Ave. (at Bedford, 1 block N of Bloor, 1 block W of Avenue Rd.: walk N from the Bedford exit at St. George Station).
Phone: 416-921-3105.

December 7, 2018:
Orbit Room.
580A College St. [upstairs] (in Little Italy, just W of Manning, several blocks W of Bathurst: take 506 streetcar W from Queen's Park Station or College Station; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to College, then walk W).
Phone: 416-535-0613.

December 14, 2018:
Oriental City.
Main 2539 Eglinton Ave. West (a few blocks E of Keele: take 32 bus W from Eglinton West Station or Eglinton Station [but beware of the traffic jams on Eglinton due to the Crosstown construction]; or take 41A bus N from Keele Station to Eglinton, then walk E).
Phone: 416-653-3060.

December 21, 2018:
GALA CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION!!!!!
Oriental Taste Restaurant.
329 Queen St. East (just W of Parliament: take 501 streetcar E from Queen Station or Osgoode Station).
Phone: 416-361-6331.

December 28, 2018:
Original George's Deli and B B Q [Ed. Note: George, take this candelabra over to Mother.].
2763 Danforth Ave. (at Dawes Rd., E of Main St., on the Boulevard of Broken Dreams: walk E from Main Street Station].
Phone: 416-694-7589.

January 4, 2019:
Original Gyros Grill (The).
362 Bloor St. West (entrance actually on Walmer, 1 block W of Spadina: across from the Walmer exit of Spadina Station).
Phone: 416-923-0700.


See also the Serial Diners rules, and the previous agenda.

The current agenda is at probability.ca/diners; please send corrections to Jeffrey Rosenthal (contact me).