Winterlicious is almost upon us! This is one of our favourite annual events featuring more than 220 restaurants at bargain prices.
From January 27 to February 9, Toronto’s top restaurants offer three-course prix fixe menus at one of three price categories: For Lunch you pay $18, $23 or $28, and for dinner, $28, 38 and $48.
Reservations are being accepted starting January 12 for seatings between January 27 – February 9, 2017. To make your reservations you need to call the restaurants directly. But with over 220 restaurants to choose from how to wittle down the list to something manageable? Follow the link to the City of Toronto’s Winterlicious page. You will be able to sort restaurants by cuisine type, neighbourhoods, lunch or dinner, accessibility, vegetarian or vegan and lastly, by whether a restaurant features locally sourced foods.
Pulcinella Ristorante Italiano — This restaurant is located in South Etobicoke at Lake Shore Blvd W and Brown’s Line and specializes in regional Italian Cuisine. It gets a rating of 4 stars with zomato and tripadvisor, while the discerning folks at yelp gave it 3.5 stars.
Phone: (416) 253-9959
Arriba — is located in the heart of the Entertainment District at 1 Blue Jays Way within the Renaissance Hotel. The view is spectacular as you can look-in on the Rogers Centre and if you plan your outing right you can watch the Jays from the comfort of your table. The food, which is the reason to go in the first place, gets a solid 4 stars from most review sites.
Phone: (416) 341-5045
Pero — describes itself as a “sleek Eritrean-Ethiopian eatery featuring live music & dishes for both carnivores & vegans.” Reviews on the web list it from 3.7 to 5 out of 5 stars at justeat. Facebook fans give it a 4.6 rating out of 5. While TripAdvisor gave it 5 out of 5 stars. Pero is Located at 812 Bloor St West.
Boku Sushi — is located in the Distillery District and offers, surprise, Japanese foods. Yelp followers give this little restaurant 4 out of 5 and one reviewer describes Boku Sushi as having being “modern looking beautifully decorated restaurant (which) serves very fresh sushi and tasty tapas.