Experience Winterlicious Dates at These Toronto Restaurants

Don't miss out on the best of the city's culinary scene for Winterlicious' 20th year!

Toronto’s highly anticipated Winterlicious is back which means it’s time to indulge in a journey through the city’s culinary landscape. From January 26 to February 8, 2024, the city will be buzzing with delectable dishes, innovative flavours and tempting tastes.

Reservations open January 11, 2024.

With a diverse range of participating restaurants, there’s something to satisfy every palate. The pre-fixe lunch menus are priced at $20- $55, with dinner priced at $25-$75.

This year, some of Toronto’s most renowned eateries are participating with returning favourites and new additions. Here are a few standout restaurants to check out and make sure you get those reservations in for!


Paris Texas ($65 Dinner)

Giddy up at this country bar that offers classic Texas-style food with a French twist. Serving a dinner menu for Winterlicious, expect delicious eats such as their Pacific Coast Cod Tacos, Crisp Cornflake Tenders, and Apple Crumble.

Location: 461 King St W, Toronto

Black + Blue Steakhouse ($55 Lunch / $75 Dinner)

Black+Blue Restaurant provides a top-tier steak dining experience, seamlessly blending the timeless charm of a classic steakhouse with a contemporary and vibrant ambiance. With Kobe Beef certification, the restaurant showcases an impressive array of the world’s rarest cuts, ensuring a culinary experience that rises above expectations. This year, expect Lobster Bisque, Striploin Steak, Wild Mushroom Risotto, and more!

Location: 130 King St W

Margo ($65 Dinner)

Hidden in the vibrant heart of Toronto’s King West neighbourhood, Margo draws inspiration from the rich tapestry of cultures, fresh ingredients, and distinctive flavours from the Mediterranean coastline. Located on the 4th floor of Clio, Margo invites guests to indulge in a luxurious culinary experience, offering a haven to savour and sip. Expect Harissa Lamb, Roast Chicken Kibbeh, Chocolate & Passionfruit Verrine and more on their Winterlicious menu!

Location: 600 King St W

Miss Likklemore’s ($65 Dinner)

This is Toronto’s first upscale Caribbean-inspired dining establishment, Miss Likklemore’s unveiling a culinary fusion of regional and sub-regional flavours and ingredients. This unique gastronomic journey delves into the unexpected, crafting globally infused moments that captivate the senses.

Location: 433 King St W, Toronto

Café ZUZU ($27 Lunch / $35 Dinner)

Café ZUZU is a vibrant tribute to 1950s Italy, located in the heart of Regent Park and drawing inspiration from the local community. This spot seamlessly combines a morning café featuring Italian pastries and timeless beverages, co-working spaces, a curated retail selection, and a bottle shop. You’ll find dishes like Parppardelle, Butternut Squash Rigatoni, Cannolo, and more!

Location: 555 Dundas St E

Little Sister Portland ($55 Dinner)

In the vibrant King West neighbourhood, is Winterlicious’ latest addition with Little Sister on Portland Street. They’re bringing Dutch Indonesian cuisine, and offering a delightful touch of Bali in Toronto. The cuisine and handcrafted cocktails reflect a trendy, tropical atmosphere. Winterlicious guests can look forward to not just the beloved favourites but also an array of enticing new culinary creations.

Location: 102 Portland St


La Palma ($55 Dinner)

Infused with a California sensibility, La Palma exudes a playful charm by incorporating elements from various Mediterranean cuisines and cultures. Its inviting atmosphere, both relaxed and refined, makes it an ideal setting for reconnecting with a friend, savouring a romantic date, or commemorating special occasions with family.

Location: 849 Dundas St W

Maison Selby ($48 Lunch / $65 Dinner)

Maison Selby pays homage to timeless French cuisine with a contemporary twist. The menus present creatively crafted dishes that seamlessly blend traditional European techniques. Downstairs, hidden away, lies Sous Sol, an underground speakeasy and cocktail bar boasting a meticulously curated selection of original cocktails for guests to enjoy.

Location: 592 Sherbourne St

Lobster Burger Bar ($41 Lunch / $55 Dinner)

At Lobster Burger Bar’s focus lies in the finest fresh seafood, sourced weekly from the east coast of Canada and stored in saltwater tanks. They take pride in offering fresh Wagyu and AAA Angus beef. They’re reknown for their succulent and buttery lobster rolls, complete lobster dinners, and signature pastas and burgers which you can find in their Winterlicious menu.

Location: 214 King St W, Toronto

Meza Resto Bar ($45 Dinner)

Discover the vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean at Meza. Meza provides a serene setting perfect for indulging in anything from a casual snack after a leisurely stroll to a substantial meal shared with a group of friends. The thoughtfully crafted menu showcases the best offerings from both land and sea, enticing and exciting the senses with every carefully chosen dish.

Location: 666 The Queensway, Toronto

Nuna Kitchen & Bar ($41 Lunch / $55 Dinner)

Indulge in the delights of Peruvian-inspired cuisine at Nuna Kitchen & Bar, set in a relaxed dining atmosphere. Chef Sergio Nazario’s menu features a fusion of dishes that skillfully blend traditional flavours with a contemporary twist, creating a unique and enticing culinary experience.

Location: 1265 Queen St W, Toronto

Roses Social ($41 Lunch / $55 Dinner)

On the second floor of Hotel X Toronto is Roses Social presenting a menu of modern North American cuisine, drawing inspiration from the diverse culinary offerings found across the continent.

Location: 111 Princes’ Blvd, 2nd Floor, Toronto

Santa Marta Bar Y Tapas ($55 Dinner)

Santa Marta brings you an authentic taste of Mediterranean cuisine through its traditional Spanish flavours. This Winterlicious, you’ll find dishes like Sea Bass with Potatoes and Cilantro Sauce, Lamb Chops with Baked Peppers, Spanish-style Cheesecake, and more!

Location: 869 Dundas St W, Toronto

The Parlour Restaurant ($34 Lunch / $45 Dinner)

The Parlour stands as a stylish and secluded eatery, providing contemporary shareable plates, delectable pizzas, crafted cocktails, draft beer, and an inviting patio space. Expect to find favourites like Steak Carpaccio, Salmon Tartare, Stacked Short Ribs, and more!

Location: 642 King St W, Toronto

The Carbon Bar ($55 Dinner)

Blending sophistication with a relaxed ambiance, The Carbon Bar is a contemporary dining destination offering delightful Texas-style BBQ. The menu showcases a variety of mouthwatering, slow-smoked meats, including succulent brisket and tender ribs, expertly prepared with a modern flair. Complemented by handcrafted cocktails, the dining experience at The Carbon Bar is delivered with impeccable hospitality.

Location: 99 Queen St E, Toronto

The Sultan’s Tent ($65 Dinner)

With The Sultan’s Tent’s elegant decor and a distinctive, flavourful menu, the restaurant provides a lavish French Moroccan experience. The ambiance is further elevated by nightly belly dancing performances in lantern-lit tents, surrounded by jewel-toned pillows, creating a truly memorable dining experience.

Location: 49 Front St E, Toronto

Valerie Toronto ($65 Dinner)

Valerie is located at the top of Hotel X Toronto presenting gorgeous skyline views from its three-level venue. This unforgettable experience is complemented by a inventive Japanese-inspired menu, featuring elevated cocktails and beverages. The combination of thoughtful mixology, chef-curated offerings, and performances by celebrated musicians and artists meld seamlessly to craft an immersive and extraordinary dining experience.

Location: 111 Princes’ Blvd, 28th Floor, Toronto

Minami ($48 Lunch / $65 Dinner)

Presenting modern Japanese cuisine alongside a diverse array of distinctive cocktails, wines, sake, and spirits. Designed to embody the finest elements of global aesthetics, you are encouraged to fully engage in the environment for a multi-sensory dining adventure without leaving the city!

Location: 225 King St W, Unit 100

Miku ($55 Lunch / $75 Dinner)

Located in Toronto’s Harbourfront area, Miku is known for its expertise in Aburi sushi and seafood paired with an extensive wine and sake selection. The restaurant offers a sophisticated Japanese dining experience with a focus on contemporary elegance, in the Financial District.

Location: 10 Bay St

These restaurants are just a taste of the incredible dining experiences that await you – here is a full list of over 200 other participating restaurants. Reservation acceptances have already begun and it is highly suggested to make them in advance. 

Looking for more food and drink recommendations in Toronto? Click here to read more about other restaurants in the city!

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