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Summerlicious - The Dish on Dining in Toronto this Summer

Get ready for a food adventure!

Summerlicious starts tomorrow in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and if you don't have your reservations booked yet, it's time to get busy.

This summer marks the 6th time Toronto's finest restaurants have banded together to offer fine dining at bargain basement prices. Participating restaurants Summerlicious in TorontoSummerlicious in Torontooffer a 3-course fixed price (prix fixe) menu at lunch (choose from a $15 or $20 menu) and another at dinner ($25 or $35 menu). But seating is limited and reservations can be hard to get once the celebration kicks into full swing.

If you haven't explored the culinary landscape of Toronto, grab your phone and start plotting your path through Toronto's top dining establishments. Not sure which ones to visit first? Feel free to steal my top 6 Summerlicious restaurants and make them own!

Grappa Ristorante: A Little Italian diner with a cozy feel and hearty Italian cooking. The roasted pork tenderloin is our top pick, but save room for desert.

North 44: If you're looking for a little celeb-spotting with your haute cuisine, this is the place to be. Recently renovated by Yabu Pushelburg, you'll feel like a highroller from the moment you enter. Spoil yourself with the roasted artisan chicken with champs, heirloom carrots and pan juices.

Bymark: Another restaurant designed by Yabu Pubshelberg, Bymark is on the concourse level of the TD Centre in the business district. You may be underground, but you'll still feel the dynamic and refined energy of the neighborhood. Cuisine is classic, but the wine list is impressive.

Mistura Restaurant: Upscale Italian dining in a club-like setting that manages to pull of fun and comfortable at the same time. Everything on the menu is mouthwatering, but like most Italian restaurants, don't miss the desert.

Noce: Refined, upscale and refreshingly eclectic. The salads are prepared with organic produce, but it's the homemade pasta that you'll go for. Feel free to book your second reservation before paying the bill - you won't regret it.

Pan on the Danforth Named in honor of the Greek god Pan, who's known for his boundless male fertility. Indulge in all your favorites: mousaka, braised lamb shank, grilled sea bass and, of course, souvlaki.

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god i love trying new foods when im traveling. hadn't thought canada would offer all thsat much exciting but i like that you can try fine dining on a budget. they should do this more than just once a year

THis is an awesome list of restaurants!!!! My husband and I go out for dinner more during Summerlicious than we do at any other time of year. It's a fab way to taste your way through Toronto - and it's cheap! cheap! cheap!

I was in TO a few years ago for Summerlicious but it didn't involve as many restaurants - and it felt like more of a tourist trap. I'm heading to TO the last week of July, maybe I'll book my reservations at one of the finer restaurants and give it another shot.

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