These Are the Best Spots to Hit for Summerlicious 2018

Summerlcious is back in all of its food coma-filled and wallet-friendly glory – and this year, 200 Toronto restaurants are taking part.

It’s that time of year again.

Summerlcious is back in all of its food coma-filled and wallet-friendly glory – and this year, 200 Toronto restaurants are taking part.  The three-course prix fix promotion lasts until Sunday, July 22. Here are some of the best spots to hit this Summerlicious – and, not to worry, all have vegetarian options.

Café Boulud

Offering as good of an excuse as any to hit Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel, Daniel Boulud’s coveted French spot, Café Boulud, will offer a three-course prix fixe menu Monday to Sunday for both lunch and dinner. Menu highlights include things like the Nicoise Salad, Tarragon Chicken, Salmon, Beef Short Ribs, and the Apricot Financier.

The restaurant will also have a few of the Summerlicious dishes on the menu as rotating weekly salad and soup specials during the summer for a light menu addition. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $33 per person

Dinner: $53 per person

La Société

IconINK’s French bistro, La Société, offers a menu of light but comforting goodness this Summerlicious season. Offering a lighter approach to its classic dishes that make it a wintertime go-to, La Société will serve both lunch and dinner prix fix menus this Summerlicious. Dishes include things like Chilled Vichyssoise, Ratatouille Provencal, Roasted Arctic Char, chicken Coq Au Vin, and crème brulee. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $33 per person

Dinner: $53 per person

Northern Maverick Brewing Co.

If handcrafted beer is your idea of an ideal meal accompaniment, King West’s trendy Northern Maverick Brewing Co. is jumping in on the Summerlicious action with prix fix lunch and dinner options. Offering a more casual option, the beer hall will offer menu highlights like the Kale and Chard Salad, the signature Maverick Burger, Warm Smoked Tout, and Maple Ice Cream. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $23 per person

Dinner: $33 per person

FIGO

If you have a craving for quality, fresh ingredient-filled Italian cuisine in a stylish downtown setting, head to FIGO this Summerlicious season. Marking the first year the restaurant has participated in Summerlicous, both lunch and dinner are available and include highlights like Heirloom Tomato Caprese, 8oz Wood Oven Flank Steak, Grilled Branzino, Spaghetti A Limone, Pannacotta, and Chocolate Almond Torta. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $28 per person

Dinner: $33 per person

Oretta

If you have a soft spot for creamy burrata and diet breaking-worthy Italian food, hit King West’s Oretta this Summerlicious for lunch or dinner (or both). In addition to the burrata on both menus, other highlights at this spot include the Polipo alla cacciatora (grilled octopus), Salmone Alla Griglia (grilled salmon), Riso di Ieri (pan-seared squash risotto), and the Panna Cotta. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $28 per person

Dinner: $43 per person

Auberge du Pommier

Longtime Toronto fancy spot (i.e. it’s usually reserved for special occasions) Auberge du Pommier is back for Summerlicious with lunch and dinner menus. The French restaurant will offer menu items like a vegetarian Agnolotti, Poulet (a Cornish hen cordon bleu), Boeuf (petit tenderloin, braised ox cheek), and Fromage (a selection of local and French cheeses). Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $33 per person

Dinner: $53 per person

Bangkok Garden

Whether in conjunction with a spa day or a visit of its own, Elmwood Spa’s Bangkok Garden – a longtime Toronto staple that serves up traditional Thai food – dishes up lunch and dinner this Summerlicious. Summerlicious talking points include menu items like the Thai Coconut Calamari, Sweet Sriracha Wings, Glass Noodle Chicken Pad Thai, the Curry Pad Thai, and the Chocolate Chai Mousse. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $23 per person

Dinner: $33 per person

Luckee

Susur Lee’s upscale Chinese spot Luckee, located in the Soho Metropolitan Hotel, offers lunch and dinner prix fix menus this Summerlicious, Notable menu items include the Drunken Chicken Galatine, the Baked Soya Black Cod, the XO Shrimp Cheung Fun, and the Macua Style Vegetable Curry Casserole. Check out the full menus here.

Lunch: $28 per person

Dinner: $43 per person

ONE Restaurant

Head over to see-and-be-“scene” celeb hotspot ONE Restaurant this Summerlicious for the ultimate indulgence. Offering both lunch and dinner prix fix menus, Summerlicious menu highlights at ONE include the Spicy Salmon Tartare, BBQ Chicken, Ontario Beef Short Rib, and the Sweet Pea Falafel. Check out the full menu items here.

Lunch: $33 per person

Dinner: $53 per person

Find the complete list of Summerlicious spots here.

Featured image: Instagram/ @figotoronto

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