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$49 -- Globe-Praised Dinner for 2 at The Playpen, Half Off

Sold out - This deal was published 10 May, 2013 and sold out 21 May, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
The Globe and Mail says "food is serious business" at The Playpen with Chef Laura Prentice's "impeccable" eclectic fare and "perennially good cooking" where “execution is king” (Dine.TO). For $49, regularly $100, Travelzoo subscribers can have dinner for two at this hot spot in Leslieville that earns a Fit for Foodies Diners' Choice award and more than four stars from OpenTable users.

Why we love it

  • The Globe and Mail calls the continental fare at The Playpen "impeccable"
  • Save more than 50% on dinner for 2 or 4 at this Leslieville hot spot
  • Includes an appetizer, entree and side per person
  • Take a seat in the dining room full of "vintage environs that evoke old Las Vegas" (Zagat)
  • It's a two-time OpenTable Diners' Choice award winner


May 09, 2013 - Aug 21, 2013


The Playpen
842 Gerrard St. E
Toronto, ON M4M 1Y7
(See Map)
Tel: 416-907-9761

What's included

  • Visit any Tuesday-Thursday and select from anything on the menu for a dinner that includes:
  • Two appetizers, such as roasted beets with pistachios; seafood hot pot with shrimp, scallops and mussels in a miso broth; or duck prosciutto with tempura goat cheese
  • Two entrees, like seared scallops with lobster and double-smoked bacon; filet of beef with feta-scalloped potatoes; or rack of Ontario lamb with dried fruit couscous
  • Two sides, such as vegetarian mushroom risotto or Brussels sprout slaw with double-smoked bacon
  • Go with a group and save more: Get this same deal for four people for $95, regularly $200.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Tuesday, May 21, through Aug. 21, 2013. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Valid Tuesday-Thursday only. Not valid on Fridays or Saturdays. The restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays. Limit 1 voucher purchase per person; additional vouchers may be purchased as gifts. Limit 1 voucher per table. Not valid on major holidays. An automatic 15% gratuity will be added to the full value of the check. See below for full terms and conditions.

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C$49   C$100
51% off | 163 bought
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The Playpen
89% Enjoyed The Playpen
89% (56 ratings)
Sold out at
22:59 on May 21


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

89% Enjoyed The Playpen
(56 ratings)
Quality of Service
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Friendly service. Cool atmosphere. Some food was great

The sides with the meal were not good

Aug 23, 2013 Warren Ontario, Canada

EVERYTHING - drinks, food, service!

Aug 22, 2013 Bryan Ontario, Canada

Banter with our waiter

The menu reads well but our experience was the food did not taste fresh. We had the chicken livers and hot pot for starters, and the duck breast and osso bucco for mains. Out of these 4 dishes, the only one that tasted OK was the chicken livers. At least one mussel in the hot pot tasted of ammonia, a sure sign it had gone bad. Duck breast tasted off, and the osso bucco was not fall-off-the-bone tender as the waiter assured, but was a bit on the tough side. Too bad; I wished better for this place. Oh, and asked a waiter for salt which he didn't bring while my food went cold so I got up to get it myself (and the restuarant wasn't that busy).

Aug 16, 2013 Geeta Ontario, Canada

Everything was great, especially the food! Service was good and decor was cool too.

Aug 09, 2013 Michele Ontario, Canada

Excellent food, good service

Aug 01, 2013 Christelle Ontario, Canada

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842 Gerrard St. E
Toronto, ON M4M 1Y7
Tel: 416-907-9761

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