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Your Ultimate Guide To Summerlicious 2019

Summer’s most delicious food event is back! From July 5 to 21, Torontonians can enjoy prix fixe lunch and dinner menus from nearly 200 of the city’s most delicious restaurants. To help navigate these mouthwatering choices, we highlighted our top three dining destinations for Summerlicious 2019.

Miku Toronto 

Summerlicious restaurants to try 2019

Saikyo Miso Baked Sablefish & Butter Poached Lobster Tail; Photo Credit: mikutoronto.com

Best known as the pioneers of Aburi Sushi in Canada, this Japanese fine dining destination is participating in Summerlicious for the first time ever. For lunch, guests can enjoy Miku’s Signature Aburi Sushi plate, featuring its infamous Aburi Oshi selection. Exclusively on the dinner menu, guests can savour a delicate Saikyo Miso Baked Sablefish and Butter Poached Lobster Tail, or choose from the Confit Alberta Beef Short Rib or vegetarian-friendly Tamari Soy Glazed Cauliflower Steak. The full Summerlicious menu is available here

Cuisine: Asian, Contemporary, Japanese 

Pricing: $33 lunch and $53 dinner

Northern Maverick Brewing Co.

Summerlicious 2019

Truffled Mushroom Barley Risotto; photo credit: northernmaverick.ca

Northern Maverick Brewing Co. is an impressive restaurant-brewery with an expansive patio located on Bathurst, north of King West. Its fiercely local menu offers an elevated dining experience with dishes that pair well with its on tap, house beers. With menu favourites such as Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Truffled Mushroom Barley Risotto, there is something for everyone. The full Summerlicious menu is available here

Cuisine: Beer Cuisine, Bistro, Canadian

Pricing: $23 lunch and $33 dinner.

Maple Leaf Tavern

Summerlicious 2019
Vegetarian Burger; photo credit: mapleleaftavern.ca

Toronto’s historic Leslieville tavern offers refined North American cuisine. Highlights of the Summerlicious menu include the juicy Striploin Cheeseburger or savoury Vegetarian Burger, along with new, seasonal menu items and robust main dishes such as Pastrami Smoked Short Rib and Sautéed Trout. Maple Leaf Tavern has also partnered with Häagen-Dazs to create an exclusive dessert: chocolate covered cookie dough and brownie ice cream bar with crushed caramel popcorn. Check out the full Summerlicious menu is available here.

Cuisine: American, Canadian, Steakhouse 

Pricing: $43 dinner

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