One of Toronto’s most popular festivals begins July 4th with foodies across the GTA eager to dine at some of Toronto’s hottest eateries.
Summerlicious and its sister program Winterlicious, began in 2003 with only 35 participating restaurants. The festival has since grown in popularity and now boasts more than 200 participating restaurants spanning a variety of cuisines.
Restaurants across the city will offer prix fixe specials for lunch, dinner or both. Depending on the restaurant, prices range from $15-$45 for a 3-course meal. This is a great opportunity to check out some of the city’s best restaurants that ordinarily may be out of your price range.
If you need some help deciding where you’d like to dine during Summerlicious take a look at some of the best options below:
93 Harbord93 Harbord St
If Mediterranean food is what your craving 93 Harbord is the perfect spot for you. This authentic eatery offers a $25, 3-course dinner with a lot great vegetarian options.
Harlem67 Richmond Street E
Visit Harlem if you’re looking for some Southern-style cuisine with a modern twist. The intimate restaurant offers both lunch and dinner specials with a menu that features everything from fried chicken & waffles to jambalaya.
Rock Lobster110 Ossington Ave
Rock Lobster offers you a taste of the east coast all for the low price of $25. The hip West-Toronto eatery succeeds at putting a fresh new spin on classics like deviled eggs and lobster rolls. For those warm summer nights make sure you take advantage of the restaurant’s large patio.
Lamesa Filipino Kitchen669 Queen St W
New to Summerlicious this year Lamesa is looking to take traditional Filipino cuisine and modernize it for mainstream tastebuds. The downtown resto is offering a $25 dinner menu, with foods like Sarsi Sticky Ribs and a decadent chocolate cheesecake for dessert.
Summerlicious runs until July 20th, so if you’re looking to unleash your inner foodie, visit the official Summerlicious website to get a full list of restaurants and their featured menus.
Participating restaurants are now taking reservations, so make sure to book your table now.