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If your conversation falls flat, just order one of their massive drink bowls and it should be smooth sailing from there. Boxcar Social Riverside If you frequent or live in the east, you know that most of its bars are pretty low-key.
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If the night seems like it's going in the right direction, head upstairs and enjoy a little tapas. Or, if he or she is a total dud, opt to stay downstairs for a live show - if you need an escape you may be able to shimmy away during a more lively set but try not to be a jerk, if possible. Bar Fancy Bar Fancy isn't actually that fancy, but your date doesn't need to know that the name of the laid back West Queen West joint may encourage them to put their best foot forward.
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Toronto is full of fun things to do, especially now that Spring is on its way! For those of you looking to take advantage of a few fun activities happening in the city . Date nights can be hard, especially when heading over to the movies can seem like the easiest option. Thankfully, there are a ton of more unique ideas that are.
First dates are something else entirely. They are nerve-wracking, intimidating, exciting and mysterious all at the same time. However, sometimes it can be the fault of the venue, not just the person sitting across from you.
As a once young, single Toronto girl, I have been on my fair share of first dates in the city. Consequently, I have put together a few of my favourite first date spots to share with you all.
Photo Cred - View the Vibe. Hey Lucy has been doing date night right with casual Italian eats and a drink menu that focuses on martinis.
The inside is intimate and comfortable with dimmed lighting and zebra-lined chairs.