20 restaurants to eat at during Summerlicious 2014
Summerlicious 2014 will take place July 4th to 20th, and even though it's still a few weeks away, it's not too early to start drooling over three-course prix fixe menus - the reservation lines open tomorrow (Thursday, June 19th). Now in its 12th year, the celebration has become a way to experience old favourites at a discount, or discover newcomers to Toronto's diverse culinary scene without taking an expensive risk.
Here's a round-up of what to expect from Summerlicious 2014.
HOW IT WORKS
Over 200 restaurants will participate in Summerlicious this year offering three-course prix fixe meals for lunch (priced at $15, $20 or $25) and dinner (which comes in at $25, $35 or $45). Reservations, handled directly through each restaurant or via OpenTable (when available), are a must at the most popular venues, though walk-ins at lunch can sometimes be squeezed in
NEW THIS YEAR
This year's lineup of restaurants includes 21 first-time participants, including notable new additions like:
Considering usual prices and popularity, you might want to book your table ASAP for these highly sought-after spots.
Popular restaurants returning for another year include these well-versed eateries:
VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN OPTIONS
Meatless eaters will find the prix fixe program especially tantalizing this year thanks to a slew of menus that make vegetarian and vegan fare more than just an afterthought:
CHEAP BUT GOOD
Here are some top picks in the most reasonable Summerlicious price range of $15/$25 (for lunch and dinner, respectively).
Did we miss any? Add your favourite Summerlicious picks to the comments below.
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