15 stand-out spots offering special menus for Winterlicious 2020

Dec 18 2019, 8:19 am

January is offering 2020 a delicious start, thanks to the return of Winterlicious.

There are over 200 restaurants participating in this year’s food-focused event, running from January 31 to February 13. And all of the menus are sure to be delightful.

Here are 15 spots that stand out on the lineup for Winterlicious 2019:

AVIV

 

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Authentic flavours from Israel, Italy, Spain, Greece, and Morocco come together at this spot just west of Casa Loma. New produce is purchased daily to ensure the ingredients are as fresh as possible. They’ll be offering $23 lunch and $33 dinner prix-fixes, with dishes sure to transport you to warmer climates.

Address: 328 Dupont Street
Phone: 416-922-2433

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Alchemy Food & Drink

 

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Offering a $33 dinner menu, this cozy spot will be featuring chicken skin dumplings, beef cheek pho, a mocha latte mousse, and so much more. Located in Little Italy, the space serves as a perfect west end escape.

Address: 890 College Street
Phone: 416-530-4082

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Bar Buca Eglinton

 

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This spot’s dishes are decadent and always bursting with flavour. The uptown location will be participating in Winterlicious with $23 lunch and $33 dinner menus, which are great prices to tuck into these rich and authentic flavours for.

Address: 75 Portland Street
Phone: 416-599-2822

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Bosk

 

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Take this food-focused event as an opportunity to taste the flavours of Bosk. The distinctly-Canadian, Asian-inspired spot located in the downtown core’s Shangri-la is offering $33 lunch and $53 dinner menus for the duration of Winterlicious.

Address: 188 University Avenue
Phone: 647-788-8294

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Café Boulud

 

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Indulge in some French fare to warm your tummy and soul this winter. The $33 lunch and $53 dinner options at this swanky spot are sure to meet your need for deep, rich flavours.

Address: 60 Yorkville Avenue
Phone: 416-963-6000

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Café Cancan

 

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French onion soup, steak au poivre, Parisian gnocchi, and crème brûlée are just a small selection of the indulgent options on the menu at this Harbord Street spot. Visit for a $28 lunch or $43 dinner and get your French food fill.

Address: 89 Harbord Street
Phone: 647-341-3100

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Boku

 

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Slurp up warm and cozy vibes at Boku. With $23 lunch and $33 dinner menus on for Winterlicious, you can enjoy plenty of steamy noodles on a cold January day.

Address: 42 Gristmill Lane
Phone: 416-368-8686

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Hawthorne Food and Drink

 

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Wild mushroom and smoky navy bean soup, vegetable pot pie, braised lamb and chestnut ragu, and maple salmon cakes are only a few of the options on the menu at this fine establishment. Lunch will go for $23 and dinner, $33.

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

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Insomnia

 

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This central spot has the ambiance you need on a cold winter’s night. With $23 lunch options and $33 dinner options, an extensive cocktail list and string lights reminiscent of the warm summer evenings, this is a Winterlicious spot you need to hit.

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

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Mambo Lounge

 

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Good times and good food come together at this east-side spot. Look forward to authentic Cuban cuisine for $23 at lunchtime and $33 at dinner.

Address: 120 Danforth Avenue
Phone: 416-778-7004

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N’awlins

 

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Get out of the city and down to New Orleans for a night at N’awlins. Jazz music and Cajun-Creole flavours come together to warm your belly and your soul. Previous years have featured Gumbo and blackened catfish… so you know it’s going to be good. It’ll be $43 for dinner at this spot.

Address: 299 King Street West

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Pukka

 

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Pukka is pure decadence. Savour the bright, fresh flavours of Indian food in this classy resto on St. Clair West. They’ll be offering a $33 dinner option and there’s no doubt you’re going to enjoy every bite of it.

Address: 778 St. Clair Avenue West
Phone: 416-342-1906

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The Rosedale Diner

 

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Freshen up your winter plate at this midtown diner, offering up bright Mediterranean fare. The $28 lunch and $43 dinner options are sure to leave you satisfied and still sprightly, energized instead of weighed down.

Address: 1164 Yonge Street
Phone: 416-923-3122

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Smith

 

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Fresh flavours, comfort foods and cozy ambiance come together at this Church Street spot to offer the perfect winter hideaway. Enjoy lunch for $28 or dinner for $43 and get yourself into a real hygge mood.

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

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Tabülè

 

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The Yonge Street location of this Middle Eastern spot is participating with a $23 lunch and $33 dinner menu. Fuel up with fresh eats before you head back out into the blustery cold.

Address: 2009 Yonge Street
Phone: 416-483-3747

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Enjoy all this and more at…

Winterlicious 2020

When: January 31 to February 13
Where: Restaurants across Toronto

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