The Best Prix Fixe Menus in Toronto
The 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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