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The Best Prix Fixe Menus in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / June 28, 2013

Prix Fixe TorontoThe best prix fixe menus in Toronto is, in some instances, a chance to dine on discounted menus, and in others, an incentive to sit back, relax and let the kitchen just do their thing and keep the courses coming.

The list below spotlights restaurants that make set menus a regular thing – not just come LiciousTO time. While some offer excellent value on menu staples, others take the opportunity to introduce new ideas and ingredients – the common denominator being they offer of a solid meal at a solid price.

Here's a round-up of the best prix fixe menus at restaurants in Toronto.

See also:

The Best Family Style Dinners in Toronto
The Best Tasting Menus in Toronto

Photo of La Palette from deliriousmxviii in the BlogTO flickr pool.

Lamesa

Lamesa

At Lamesa on Queen West, the prix fixe menu is the perfect way for the uninitiated to discover Filipino cuisine. For $30, diners are offered selections of each Pulutan (appetizer), Ulam (mains served with rice) and Matamis (dessert) as well as two tasting courses. More »

Sidecar

Sidecar

The $25 prix fixe available Sunday through Wednesday at Sidecar on College offers excellent value for three courses beginning with soup or salad followed by a choice of steak frites, salmon, roast chicken or housemade ravioli and finished with flourless chocolate cake. Select bottles of wine are also on special $25. More »

Union

Union

Union on Ossington only does a $40, three-course menu for dinner on Sundays. Known for seasonal, daily inspired French fare, the prix fixe isn’t so much a discount as it is an incentive to finish the weekend off with a relaxed meal that doesn’t skimp on dessert. While the menu is ever changing, there are typically five selections for each course. More »

Simple Bistro

Simple Bistro

This midtown Mount Pleasant bistro offers the entire dinner menu a la carte or as a three-course prix fixe for $40. Each course lists about a half dozen French inspired selections, starting with an app like say, a vichyssoise soup or followed by a entrée like rabbit or scallops plus a dessert or cheese plate to conclude. More »

La Palette

La Palette

The La Palette on Queen, marks select dishes under each course for inclusion in their prix fixe. To start, there are soups, salads, escargot or the duck liver paté, with following mains like cassoulet, roasted chicken, olive oil poached cod or steak. Dessert is included too, with sorbet, crême brulée, chocolate cake and lemon tart are available to sweeten the $35 deal. More »

Local Kitchen & Wine Bar

Local Kitchen & Wine Bar

This Italian kitchen in Parkdale celebrates the beginning of each week with a $40 Prezzo Fisso on Mondays. The four course meal progresses through antipasti, primi, secondi and dolci and can be had with select half price bottles of wine or the option to BYOB with no corkage fee . More »

Jules Bistro

Jules Bistro

Situated on Spadina at Richmond this bistro keeps it simple by offering onion soup, caesar salad or warm chèvre to start, followed by an entrée featuring steak, chicken or salmon and then crême brulée or chocolate mousse to cap it off. The three course special runs daily for $25. More »

Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern

Smith Bros. Steakhouse Tavern

This Scarborough steakhouse offers complete meals that are ordered by the cut of meat. Opt for a sirloin for $25, New York striploin for $33, or prime rib platter for $35, or, try the chicken or salmon for under $30 – not bad considering each option comes with a soup or salad starter and dessert. More »

Le Select Bistro

Le Select Bistro

This French restaurant on Wellington offers a three course, set menu for $35 starting at 5pm each night. The dinner option includes a choice of select menu items including the soupe du jour or house salad to begin, follow by a choice of steak frites, duck confit or risotto and capped off by chocolate mousse or crême brulée. More »

Discussion

17 Comments

finley / June 28, 2013 at 09:11 pm
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have you not tried woodlot?
Arch / June 29, 2013 at 10:21 am
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BlogTO, It's pretty sad that yet another of your "best of" lists is entirely focused on the Queen/Dundas west area.
Please increase your writers per diem so they may venture outside of their collective comfort zone and explore the rest of the city....you really are missing out on a fantastic city!
arch / June 29, 2013 at 10:43 am
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BlogTO, It's pretty sad that yet another of your "best of" lists is entirely focused on the Queen/Dundas west area. Please increase your writers per diem so they may venture outside of their collective comfort zone and explore the rest of the city....you really are missing out on a fantastic city!
M / June 30, 2013 at 08:25 am
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It seems that some people do not realize that there is voting for all Best Of articles. BlogTO will take a poll every couple of months with about 10 different categories and TONS of options (minimum 15) underneath. And even an "Other" section where you can add something that might not be there. It is reader voted best of.So vote and you'll have your say. Just like our politics, if you dont vote you dont have a say
Frederick / June 30, 2013 at 12:41 pm
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It has been said before, but bears repeating; you people really need to surface from Hipsterville for some fresh air now and then. The obsession with Queen/King/Dundas West > Ossington is becoming a bit inbred.
Sadie / July 1, 2013 at 11:45 pm
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Acadia has an amazing prix fixe menu, as does Yours Truly.

Also, can you people read? Vote.
sumo500 / July 2, 2013 at 01:46 pm
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What about Barque's Sunday night Family style or Hopgood's Fried Chicken meal on Monday ... beats the Local's Monday night any day! The 50% off wines are on already over inflated prices and the food takes FOREVER to arrive.
Jill / July 4, 2013 at 01:37 pm
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Libretto's prix fixe has my heart.
Arrow / July 4, 2013 at 03:50 pm
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I know the lists are voted, and I've participated in the vote myself, but would it hurt BlogTO to mention that this is "user voted" in the intro paragraph? That might cure some of the confusion.
Kanysh / January 29, 2014 at 01:46 pm
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Went there last week, they have stopped offering a prix fix, now there is a chef's tasting menu that will set you back $80.

Food was good though :)
Madhav / February 18, 2015 at 02:25 pm
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Awesome you should think of soenhtimg like that
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Adolfo / March 24, 2015 at 11:26 pm
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Hope you get well soon, Robert. Your blog has become a great soruce of junction news. I look forward to your healthy return to writing.
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G / April 17, 2015 at 09:23 pm
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The Old Spaghetti Factory is the originally prix fixe menu. Respect.
G / April 17, 2015 at 09:26 pm
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The Old Spaghetti Factory is the originally prix fixe menu. Respect.
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