After a two-year pandemic pause, Summerlicious is back. From Aug. 12 to 28, you can explore Toronto’s culinary landscape and savour a three-course meal at one of more than 200 participating restaurants. Prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $20, $27, $34, $41, $48 and $55, and dinners at $25, $35, $45, $55, $65 and $75, offering a range of options for any budget.
Here are the 11 Etobicoke eateries that are taking part in this year’s summer foodie event.
Beaumont Kitchen is a comfortable all-day dining lounge located inside Saks Fifth Avenue at Sherway Gardens. Its contemporary Canadian and international menu is chef-driven and rooted in fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. Prix fixe menu: lunch $34 and dinner $45. Free parking available.
Since opening 25 years ago, Casa Barcelona has been impressing diners with authentic tapas, paellas and main dishes prepared by some of Spain’s best chefs. The menu is complemented by a wine list featuring more than 1,000 world-renowned labels and a stock of more than 25,000 bottles. Prix fixe menu: lunch $27 and dinner $35.
Chop Steakhouse & Bar
Chop Steakhouse & Bar is committed to sustainable beef sourcing as the first national restaurant in the country with a CRSB Certified Mass Balance mark on all of its 100% Canadian beef. In addition to its high-quality cuts of meat, the steakhouse features from-scratch dishes, including plant-based and seafood options. Prix fixe menu: lunch $41 and dinner $55. Free parking available.
John’s Fish & Chips
Located in the heart of Islington Village, family-owned and operated John’s Fish & Chips has been offering homemade and traditional seafood in its nautically-themed restaurant for more than 40 years. Prix fixe menu: lunch $34 and dinner $45.
Koshaa Fine Indian Cuisine
Koshaa Fine Indian Cuisine’s menu pays homage to India’s rich cultural history with a contemporary twist. Dishes are freshly prepared every day using high-quality local ingredients. Prix fixe menu: dinner $35.
Kothur Indian Cuisine
Kothur Indian Cuisine is a specialty Indian restaurant that offers an extensive array of authentic dishes selected from various parts of India to suit the global palate. Prix fixe menu: lunch $20 and dinner $25.
Meza Resto Bar
Meza Resto Bar is a Greek restaurant that introduces a modern spin on an old world. The menu features an eclectic mix of table snacks and larger plates that traverse the Mediterranean region. Prix fixe menu: dinner $45.
Olio Grille takes patrons on a journey around some of the world’s most diverse and bountiful areas, such as Italy, Spain, Greece, France and Morocco. The menu reflects cuisine from these Mediterranean regions, as well as fresh local favourites designed and prepared by award-winning chef Nigel Wooding. Prix fixe menu: lunch $41 and dinner $55. Free parking available.
Pulcinella Ristorante Italiano
Pulcinella Ristorante Italiono’s elegant but rustic decor is like a trattoria you would find in Italy, with lots of rich woods and stone featured walls. All cured meats and tomato sauces are made in-house, and both local and imported ingredients are used. Prix fixe menu: lunch $34 and dinner $45. Free parking available.
Sempre Pizza and Pasta
Sempre Pizza and Pasta has been providing quality Italian food, particularly pizza, pasta and sandwiches, in a casual atmosphere for nearly 30 years. Prix fixe menu: lunch $27 and dinner $35.
Taudos Restaurant offers authentic Caribbean cuisine with a focus on seafood. Prix fixe menu: lunch $34 and dinner $45. Free parking available.
Feature image courtesy City of Toronto.