News Release
July 5, 2019

Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Ward 21 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee, kicked off Summerlicious this morning at Miku Toronto restaurant. Summerlicious begins today at nearly 200 restaurants across the city offering prix fixe lunch menus priced at $23, $28 and $33, and dinner menus priced at $33, $43 and $53, until July 21.

Summerlicious welcomes 17 new participants to the program this year: Arkadia House Restaurant, Bacchanal Restaurant, Bar Altura, Barista & Chef Café Bistro, Boland’s Open Kitchen, Clay, Core Restaurant, CRAFT Beer Market, Fort York Tavern, Gatsby by Windsor Arms, Goa Indian Farm Kitchen, Mantra by Host, Myato Gastropub, Piano Piano, Porta Nova, Queen of Persia and Soula’s Modern Greek Cuisine.

A list of all participating restaurants is available at

This year, as a companion to Summerlicious, Toronto’s Table gives foodies an opportunity to explore the city’s diverse food history through a new culinary program hosted within some of Toronto’s beautiful historic sites. Like Summerlicious, Toronto’s Table is created by the City of Toronto. More information is available at

Residents can follow Summerlicious on Twitter at, on Facebook at and on Instagram at The event hashtag is #LiciousTO.


“Summerlicious is proudly created by the City of Toronto and is our city’s favourite summer foodie event. The Summerlicious and Winterlicious programs bring Toronto’s restaurant industry together to celebrate the city’s incredible and diverse cuisine.”
– Mayor John Tory

“The City’s new initiative, Toronto’s Table, gives food lovers an opportunity to discover delicious foods while learning how Toronto’s culinary landscape was shaped at some of the city’s beautiful historic sites.”
– Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson

About Summerlicious and Winterlicious
The Winterlicious and Summerlicious programs 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 nearly 7.5 million meals, generating more than $331 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of more than 2.9 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at, on Instagram at or on Facebook at

Michele Simpson
Economic Development and Culture