News Release
June 8, 2023

The City of Toronto and its partners are proud to bring back Summerlicious, Toronto’s annual opportunity to explore the city’s exceptional culinary landscape.

Summerlicious 2023 will run from Friday, July 7 to Sunday, July 23, with delicious prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at more than 200 local restaurants. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $20, $27, $34, $41, $48 and $55, and dinners are priced at $25, $35, $45, $55, $65 and $75. Restaurants will start accepting reservations for the prix fixe promotion on Thursday, June 29.

Reservations are strongly recommended and should be made directly with the participating dining establishments. Some participating restaurants do not offer a lunch prix fixe menu on Saturday or Sunday. A complete list of participating restaurants is available on the Summerlicious webpage.

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

This year’s Summerlicious program continues to support the recovery and revival of Toronto’s restaurants while providing the enticing experiences and delectable food that restaurant-goers have come to expect from the popular Summerlicious program. The program has been renewed to help the local industry generate much-needed revenue while encouraging people to travel the world with Summerlicious.

High-resolution Summerlicious images are available on Flickr.

Working with partners in the hospitality sector and Toronto’s network of Business Improvement Areas, the City continues to develop and deliver programs to support restaurants, main streets and independent businesses.


“Summerlicious is an opportunity to get out to experience and support Toronto’s amazing restaurants!  With more than 200 incredible participating restaurants across the city and diverse cuisine options, there’s something for everyone. I encourage Toronto residents to dine local and support our restaurants.”
– Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie (Scarborough-Rouge Park)

“It’s great to see Summerlicious return to showcase Toronto’s vibrant culinary scene again this year! This program does so much to support the continued recovery of the incredible restaurants, main streets, and local businesses that make Toronto a world-renowned destination. I hope everyone enjoys a delicious meal with family and friends as part of this year’s program.”
– 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, began in 2003 as a way to boost Toronto’s restaurant industry during typically slow periods of business. In the years since the program’s inception, participating restaurants have served more than 8 million meals, generating more than $353 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry.

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Toronto is home to more than three 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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