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It’s that time of year again – you’re recovering from the holidays and chilled to the bone, but hey, you still gotta eat! That’s why Winterlicious is great; from January 27th – February 9th, you can get a full 3-course dinner for as little as $28 at one of your favourite restaurants (or from a tasty new favourite!) A big part of that is in the Entertainment District – we’re home to over 25 restaurants that will be rolling out their signatures dishes to tempt you out of your winter hibernation. So no matter what your cuisine preferences, the Entertainment District has your taste buds covered!

Restaurants are taking reservations now, so book your table soon to avoid disappointment.

Italian

La Fenice 319 King St W Located along King Street’s restaurant row, La Fenice offers authentic Italian cuisine in an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere. An extensive award winning wine list complements the classic menu. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Italian See the full Winterlicious menu here

Parcae 348 Adelaide St W Parcae, located within the Templar Hotel in the heart of the city, provides a modern Toronto-inspired fusion experience pulling from Quebec, Italian and urban inspirations. Handmade pasta and local, seasonal ingredients are enhanced with simple seafood, adventurous game and offal dishes. Focused primarily on the dining experience, the atmosphere is casual, yet refined. $38 Dinner French, International, Italian See the full Winterlicious menu here

The Badali Bar and Cucina 156 Front St W The Badali Bar and Cucina, formely known as Joe Badali’s, offers fine Italian fare, sustainable seafood, in-house made desserts and true Italian hospitality. Savour the 3-course Winterlicious offerings in the main dining room or newly renovated lounge along with hand crafted Italian inspired cocktails, all Italian wine list, and much more. Large groups welcome with reservations. $18 Lunch | $28 Dinner Italian See the full Winterlicious menu here

Tutti Matti 364 Adelaide St W Open since 2002, Chef/owner Alida Solomon serves traditional, authentic Tuscan cuisine, prepared using only fresh ingredients from local farmers. Everything on the seasonal menu is made in house, including all pastas and desserts. Tuscan and other Italian wines are featured. Tutti Matti was ranked the 11th best restaurant in Joanne Kates’ top 100 Toronto Restaurants in 2014. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Italian See the full Winterlicious menu here

Steakhouse

Fred’s Not Here 321 King St W Fred may not be there to greet diners, but the friendly staff is there to do the job. Suits, guys ‘n’ dolls, and camera-carrying tourists receive the same welcome. This casual neighbourhood steakhouse located along restaurant row specializes in wood grilled steaks and seafood. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Steakhouse See the full Winterlicious menu here

Michael’s on Simcoe 100 Simcoe St Michael’s on Simcoe located in the heart of downtown Toronto is an upscale, modern steak house with an Italian touch. $48 Dinner Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse See the full Winterlicious menu here

The Fifth Grill and Terrace 225 Richmond St W The Fifth Grill and Terrace, a French inspired steakhouse offering fine cuisine and charming ambience, is located on the 5th floor of an old textiles warehouse at Richmond and Duncan. Take the private freight elevator up to the dining room which features a zinc bar and the understated look of elegance. The Terrace, heated and open year round, offers a rooftop oasis with eclectic decor and great views of the city skyline. $48 Dinner French, Steakhouse See the full Winterlicious menu here

The Shore Club 155 Wellington St W Located near Roy Thomson Hall, The Shore Club is a vibrant restaurant memorable for its atmosphere, professional service and outstanding classic cuisine. The unique décor is a contemporary homage to art deco ocean liners, boasting soaring ceilings, a palette of cool blue and green hues and stunning original artwork. $28 Lunch | $48 Dinner Seafood, Steakhouse See the full Winterlicious menu here

International

Canteen 330 King St W Canteen is a casual, fresh market café and bakery, as well as a “grab and go” counter, located at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. All of Canteen’s chef-prepared offerings use fresh ingredients, from house-made sandwiches and breakfast butties to grilled half chickens and oven-baked pizzas. Canteen’s casual marketplace atmosphere, together with its quick, cheerful service makes it the perfect destination, morning, noon and night. $18 Lunch | $28 Dinner Contemporary, International See the full Winterlicious menu here

Horizon’s Restaurant 301 Front St W Located on the LookOut observation level of Toronto’s iconic CN Tower, Horizons offers upscale bistro fare and extraordinary views of the City from 346m (1,136 feet) above the ground. As a special added value to Winterlicious diners, the elevation fee normally required to access Horizons Restaurant has been reduced to $10 per person (plus taxes). $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Bistro, Canadian, International See the full Winterlicious menu here

King Street Social 370 King St W Located inside the Hyatt Regency Toronto, King Street Social, an American-style bistro, features creative, healthy versions of traditional French dishes enhanced by the use of fresh, local produce. The casual, contemporary restaurant serves ample portions and a great assortment of wines to accompany any meal. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner International See the full Winterlicious menu here

Los Colibris 220 King Street W Los Colibris offers authentic dishes by Chef Elia Herrera who has prepared her entire menu with family recipes from her hometown in Veracruz, Mexico. Upscale dining in a formal yet comfortable atmosphere, with warm, hospitable and efficient service, Los Colibris strives to provide an exceptional dining experience. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Mexican See the full Winterlicious menu here

Luma 350 King St W, 2nd Floor Luma is situated on the 2nd floor of one of Toronto’s hottest entertainment destinations, the TIFF Bell Lightbox, located at the corner of King and John Streets. Paying homage to Toronto’s rich, cultural landscape, Luma’s menu showcases global and Canadian artisanal cuisine featuring the finest local and regional ingredients with the backdrop views of King Street West. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Contemporary, International See the full Winterlicious menu here

Milestone’s Grill & Bar 132 John Street Milestones on John Street is known for its jaw dropping interior, floor to ceiling windows and comfortable booths. Serving familiar, internationally inspired dishes, combined with award winning service and approachable wine list, Milestones is a popular neighbourhood hangout. $18 Lunch | $28 Dinner Comfort Food, Contemporary, International See the full Winterlicious menu here

N’awlins Jazz Bar & Grill 299 King St W N’awlins offers a variety of Cajun/Italian menu items and live jazz & blues music. It’s the New Orleans taste and feel, without the hassle of the airport. $38 Dinner Cajun/Creole, Italian See the full Winterlicious menu here

Canadian & Contemporary

Arriba 1 Blue Jays Way Located in the Renaissance Hotel, Arriba delivers a dynamic high-energy atmosphere combined with incredible views into the Rogers Centre. The menu is inspired by the freshest seasonal ingredients. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Contemporary See the full Winterlicious menu here

Azure Restaurant & Bar 225 Front St W Under a canopy of glass, offering views of the Toronto cityscape, Azure Restaurant is a showcase of seasonally inspired, modern Canadian cuisine. $28 Lunch | $48 Dinner Canadian, Contemporary See the full Winterlicious menu here

Montecito 299 Adelaide St W Montecito is a modern restaurant collaboration between Hollywood director Ivan Reitman and Toronto based Innov8 Hospitality. The restaurant’s farm-to-table inspired California cuisine menu changes daily and highlights the very best in Canadian produce, meats and seafood from local purveyors and notable Canadian suppliers from coast to coast. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner American, Canadian, Italian See the full Winterlicious menu here

Thoroughbred Food and Drink 304 Richmond St W Thoroughbred Food and Drink offers life’s simple pleasures. As a contemporary Canadian restaurant Thoroughbred celebrates the diversity of our country and honours the flavours of our youth. $23 Lunch | $38 Dinner Canadian, Contemporary See the full Winterlicious menu here

Asian

259 Host 259 Wellington St W 259 Host provides an unparalleled culinary experience; a rich culmination of traditional recipes prepared with new techniques and given an innovative presentation. The flavours are sublime, the presentation gorgeous and the ambience striking. $18 Lunch | $28 Dinner Contemporary, Indian See the full Winterlicious menu here

Yuzunohana 236 Adelaide St W Yuzunohana features Japanese cuisine made with the freshest ingredients, authentically prepared and artfully presented in comfortable contemporary surroundings. $18 Lunch | $28 Dinner Japanese See the full Winterlicious menu here

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