Toronto restaurants offering special menus for the Lunar New Year

Jan 20 2017, 8:52 pm

Gung Hei Fat Choy Toronto!

Lunar New Year’s festivities kick off on January 28 and there’s no shortage of places to celebrate The Year of The Rooster in Toronto.

In addition to these previously announced events, check out these festive feasts on offer for the special occasion. You’ll find everything from traditional dim sum spreads to new takes on the classics.

Longevity zucchini noodles anyone?

Jackpot Chicken Rice

The Hainanese chicken joint teams up with Céilí Cottage for a Seafood Extravaganza. Reservations are being accepted now for the one-night only special offered on Saturday, January 28. The $65 menu promises a spread of South-East Asian seafood dishes along with fresh shucked oysters and whisky flights.

Address: 318 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @eatjackpot


The Taiwanese snack bar in Cabbagetown hosts this special $45 dinner featuring signature dishes like fried chicken and Red Rooster fried rice, along with oolong tea eggs, lucky broth, longevity zucchini salad, and more.

Address: 252 Carlton Street, Toronto
Instagram: @kanpaisnackbar


Ring in the Year of the Rooster with two prix-fixe dinner menus offered at chef Susur Lee’s downtown dim sum parlour between January 27 and February 9.

Six courses for $88 per person includes courses like a Celebration Dim Sum Basket, Luckee Duck, and Champagne Baked Lobster. Meanwhile, an eight-course menu for $108 adds on extras like lobster tong yuen and abalone and seafood fried rice.

Address: 328 Wellington Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @luckeeto

Shangri-La Hotel

The Toronto hotel is hosting a Chinese New Year High Tea from January 22 to February 5. Sip on a selection of 75 premium teas while noshing on a tower of dumplings, steamed buns, egg tarts, and more.

Address: 188 University Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @shangrilato


Celebrate the Nyonya New Year on Wednesday, February 2with a special $45 menu at this Malaysian snack bar on Ossington. On the menu, prosperity slaw with salmon sashimi, crispy duck with mandarin pancakes, lobster lo mein, and more.

Address: 94 Ossington Avenue, Toronto
Instagram: @soostoronto

The Beaver

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Werewolf Pizza and Revel Foods team up for this Chinese New Year Pop-up from 6 pm on Sunday, January 29 at the West Queen West bar. Expect pizza plus South East Asian street snacks.

Address: 1192 Queen Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @revelfoodto

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