These are the must-visit restaurants for Summerlicious 2019

Jun 24 2019, 3:28 pm

Summerlicious is officially on across Toronto.

Which means that restaurants across the city are putting their best foot forward with bright, fresh and local prix-fixe meals.

Now in its 16th year, the city-wide promotion is an opportunity to get a thorough sampling at some of Toronto’s top restaurants at exceptional value.

Lunch menus are priced at $23, $28, and $33, while dinner menus are priced at $33, $43, and $53.

We’ve rounded up the must-visit restaurants to hit between now and July 21, to make sure you get a taste of the best of ’em.

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Ufficio

 

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This Dundas West resto known for mouthwatering pescatarian grub is offering a bright and summery menu that’ll cater to any dietary need. Whether you opt for the $28 lunch or the $43 dinner, you’ll walk away with a spring in your step.

Address: 1214 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-535-8888

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Maple Leaf Tavern

 

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Among the highlights of Maple Leaf Tavern’s prix fixe $43 menu are the striploin cheeseburger or vegetarian burger – a main dish Executive Chef Jesse Vallins has spent 3 plus years perfecting – along with new, seasonal menu items and mains like pastrami smoked short rib and sautéed trout.

Address: 955 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
Phone: 416-415-0955

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Canoe

 

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Take in spectacular views while enjoying spectacular food at this high-up restaurant. Summerlicious menus will be $33 and $53 for lunch and dinner respectively, and the dishes are sure to be as flavourful as the atmosphere is elegant.

Address: 66 Wellington Street West
Phone: 416-364-0054

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Luma

 

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Opt for the $28 lunch or the $43 dinner, and you’ll be welcomed into a world of deliciousness at this downtown eatery. Stuffed squid, Moroccan chicken and zucchini spaghetti are calling your name.

Address: 350 King Street West
Phone:  647-288-4715

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Auberge du Pommier

 

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This Oliver and Bonacini eatery’s prix fixes are priced at $33 and #53 for lunch and dinner, and feature terrine, gnocchi, poulet and tarte au chocolat. Don’t miss out.

Address: 4150 Yonge Street, Toronto
Phone:  416-222-2220

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Miku

 

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Does it get any more summery than torched seafood? For $33 or $53, indulge in plates on plates of Aburi sushi and coconut panna cotta.

Address: 105-10 Bay Street
Phone: 647-347-7347

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Hawthorne Food & Drink

 

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Lunch is $23 at this eatery while dinner is on for $33, and the menu sounds comforting and mouthwatering. Golden tomato and corn soup and duck paninis await you.

Address: 60 Richmond Street East
Phone: 647-930-9517

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Insomnia

 

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The vibe and menu at this Bloor West gem are equally chill. Lunch is going for $28 and features a vegan tofu rancheros or a classic burger, and the $33 dinner highlights the beloved plate of chicken and waffles.

Address: 563 Bloor Street West
Phone: 416-588-3907

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Peter Pan Bistro

 

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Tuck into this Queen West eatery to escape adulthood and pretend you never grew up. $28 lunch and $43 dinner offers of scallops, pork schnitzel and summer truffled gnocchi are sure to transport you to the glory days.

Address: 373 Queen Street West
Phone: 416-792-3838

Smith Restaurant

 

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Come for the delicious-sounding menu and stay for the aesthetic appeal… or the other way around? This spot’s a knock-out. And with $28 lunch and $43 dinner options like fried Cornish hen and steak tartare on toast, you’ll get to indulge your eyes and your tastebuds.

Where: 553 Church Street
Phone: 416-926-2501

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Southern Accent

 

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Variety is the spice of life, and this spot’s $33 dinner menu offers just that. The options are vast and they’re all so mouthwatering (seafood pastalaya, pardon?) that you might just need to visit twice.

Address: 839 College Street
Phone: 416-901-3211

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