Your Guide to Summerlicious

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Three course, prix-fixe menus offered by some of the finest chefs in the city. Check out several of the over 200 participating restaurants and you can experience an amazing array of culinary excellence. Bon appetit!

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Summerlicious is back and better than ever!

In 2018, over 20 new restaurants have been added to the Summerlicious celebration. Indulge in world-class three-course dining, at exceptional set prices and use #LiciousTO to document your foodie adventure.

Feeling a little overwhelmed by the 200+ restaurant options? We’re here to help. Start planning your Toronto gastronomical getaway with our Summerlicious 2018 guide. Remember, reservations start on June 21.



Are you a comic book fan? You will need to check out this superhero themed restaurant. Sip on a crafted cocktail and enjoy the decoupage style of comics and poetry on the walls. Plus, the plush furniture provides comfortable seating for you and your super crew.

Peoples Eatery

As the name suggests, Peoples Eatery offers a wide array of food from around the world. Chef and Partner Dustin Gallagher of Top Chef Canada All-Stars delivers crunch-to-squish ratio for every fun and delicious dish he makes.

Northern Maverick Brewery Co.

Located in the hip King West neighbourhood, this two-floor brewery offers locally-focused foods as well as an oyster bar and house-made charcuterie. Grab a seat on the patio and sip on a refreshing draught beer or cocktail.

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Jamie’s Italian

Check out celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s culinary creations. Located in Yorkdale Shopping Centre, the first North American location, this popular restaurant includes a no-fuss menu with bruschetta, made-to order pizza, antipasti planks of cured meats, Italian cheeses and vegetables.

Bar Buca

Executive Chef Rob Gentile’s Italian snack bar is a true Toronto hotspot. Whether seated in the cozy front patio or inside the eccentric dining room, Bar Buca’s curated drinks list and seasonal small dishes make for a wonderful weeknight outing.


Located above the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Luma is one of the trendiest restaurants in the Entertainment District. With floor-to-ceiling windows, you will be able to see the downtown nightlife of King Street West while enjoying global and Canadian artisanal cuisine.

Old Favourites


Consistently ranked as one of the country’s best restaurants, this Summerlicious favourite offers up a veritable showcase of Canadian cuisine – and this year’s menu is no exception featuring Great Lakes Walleye with sauce vierge, new potato écrasé, torn sourdough croutons, olive oil, caper crumb, grilled spring onion, tomato petals and basil.

The Fifth & Terrace

Nothing says summer like dining al fresco. Munch on Mediterranean-inspired foods while gazing at the downtown city views from the rooftop oasis. Sip on some seasonal cocktails and enjoy this Summerlicious hotspot.

This Yorkville mainstay is as elegant as it is delectable. With Leek and Mushroom Agnolotti, Cornish Hen and Atlantic Salmon on the menu, these delightful dishes make for a night of fine dining.

Vegan and Vegetarian

The Sultan’s Tent & Café Moroc

Sit under a candlelight Moroccan fabric tent and learn how to belly dance while enjoying Moroccan-French cuisine and vegetarian dishes, like the Stewed Chickpea Tagine seasoned with Moroccan spices, served with roasted veggies and pita.


This Queen West Iranian eatery offers up vegan options on both their lunch and dinner menus, like the Khoresht e Bamiyeh, a roasted eggplant and okra stew with caramelized onion, saffron and tomato broth and saffron basmati rice.


This Italian pescatarian restaurant serves eclectic seafood dishes with authentic Italian flare, and boasts vegan appetizers and main courses – like the Insalata di Barbabietola with roasted beets, pistachio butter, pickled cherries, watercress and the Agnolotti, with cashew, tofu and swiss chard filled ravioli with an herbed vegan butter sauce finished with vegan parma.