News Release
February 2, 2023

One week is left to enjoy delectable Winterlicious meals at some of Toronto’s favourite restaurants. Winterlicious, produced by the City of Toronto, continues to offer three-course, prix fixe lunch and dinner menus until Thursday, February 9.

This year, nearly 70 per cent of Winterlicious participating restaurants are offering three-course vegetarian meals as part of their prix fixe menus; almost 20 per cent are offering three-course vegan meals as part of their prix fixe menus; and 16 per cent are first-time participants in the Winterlicious and Summerlicious programs.

Three-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus are available at more than 220 local restaurants. Lunch menus are priced at $20, $27, $34, $41, $48 and $55, and dinners at $25, $35, $45, $55, $65 and $75. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made directly with the participating dining establishments. A complete list of participating restaurants is available on the City’s Winterlicious webpage.

Winterlicious has partnered with BlogTO to host the official photo contest for the program. To participate in BlogTO’s Winterlicious Photo Challenge, residents can tag photos on Instagram with #blogTOlicious. The deadline for submissions is February 9 at 11:59 p.m. More information is available on the BlogTO webpage.

This year’s Winterlicious program aims to support the recovery and revival of Toronto’s restaurant industry, while providing the enticing experiences and delectable food that restaurant-goers expect from the popular Winterlicious program.

The City is grateful for the generous support of media partners CP24, NewsTalk 1010 and the Toronto Star.

High-resolution Winterlicious images are available on Flickr. A promotional video for Winterlicious 2023 is available on the City’s YouTube channel.


“Winterlicious is one of the highlights of the winter months in Toronto and I encourage Torontonians to make a reservation in the next week, and explore some of the 220 amazing restaurants participating across the city. This is a great opportunity to explore Toronto’s diverse culinary offerings, while continuing to support our restaurant industry which is recovering from the impacts of the pandemic.”
– Mayor John Tory

“Every year, Winterlicious offers diners the chance to experience an array of flavours at great prices. There is truly no better time to explore our city’s vibrant culinary scene. With only one week of Winterlicious left, I encourage residents to get out and support our city’s incredible restaurants, one plate at a time.”
– Councillor Shelley Carroll (Don Valley North), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee

About Winterlicious and Summerlicious

The Winterlicious and Summerlicious programs, created by the City of Toronto, began in 2003 as a way to boost Toronto’s restaurant industry during typically slow periods of business. In the years since the programs’ inception, participating restaurants have served more than eight million meals, generating more than $353 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry.

Follow Winterlicious on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The event hashtag is #LiciousTO.

Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

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