Celebrate Christmas Eve Italian style with a family-style seafood supper called Festa dei Sette Pesci (Feast of the Seven Fishes) on December 22. On the luxurious pescetarian menu ($95 per person) look forward to shrimp, antipasto and oysters, clam and scallop crudo, cured salmon, branzino puttanesca, and more.
Address: 49 Karl Fraser Road, North York Phone: 416-391-0307
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a four-course prix fixe menu ($80 per person). The feast opens with soup and salad followed by a choice of maple bourbon glazed turkey, pan roasted Arctic Char, braised beef short ribs or pasta in a porcini sauce. Decadent desserts include a choice of Frangelico hazelnut mousse or flourless mocha cake.
Address: 225 Front Street West, Toronto Phone: 416-597-8142
The restaurant at the Four Seasons Toronto kicks off Christmas with a three-course prix menu for $95 per person. Among the selections, chestnut soup with brandy cream, seared foie gras, oysters, turkey, and more.
Address: 60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto Phone: 416-963-6000
Let Executive Chef Robert Mills and his EPIC brigade enchant you on Christmas Eve with a menu featuring selections of charcuterie, seared scallops, foie gras, roast turkey, slow cooked branzino, tenderloin with truffle mash, and chocolate cake with eggnog ice cream.
Address: 100 Front Street West, Toronto Phone: 416-860-6949
Available now until December 24, this upscale Japanese restaurant is offering a five-course Holiday Kaiseki. On the menu, sashimi and specialty items from the raw bar and kitchen, slow roasted prime rib, sushi, and a matcha eclair for dessert.
Address: 10 Bay Street, unit 105, Toronto Phone: 647-347-7347
Christmas Eve dinner at Daisho features a whole roasted duck feast for up to six people for $190. On the menu, a roast bird with eggplant with duck sausage, scallion pancakes, sauces, bibb lettuce, and mixed herbs. Reservations accepted until December 20.
Address: 190 University Avenue, Toronto Phone: 647-253-8000
The Old Mill is offering a buffet for brunch ($44.95 per person) and dinner ($49.95 per person) on Christmas Eve. Expect traditional favourites like carved turkey and beef, baked ham, seafood specialties, and a cornucopia of salads, cheese, pasta, fish dishes, desserts, and more.
Address: 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto Phone: 416-236-2641
Spend Christmas Eve at this AYCE holiday buffet ($69 per adult or $35 for children ages 5-12) where the spread includes items like lobster bisque with brandy cream, salads, smoked salmon, cheeses, artisanal bread, turkey with all the trimmings, pasta, salmon, assorted sweets and so much more.
Address:145 Richmond Street West, Toronto Phone: 416-860-6800