Winterlicious starts today at participating restaurants across Toronto

Winterlicious 2023 campaign poster

Winterlicious 2023 returns today until Thursday, February 9, with delicious prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at more than 220 local restaurants. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $20, $27, $34, $41, $48 and $55, and dinners at $25, $35, $45, $55, $65 and $75.

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.

A complete list of participating restaurants is available on the City of Toronto Winterlicious webpage:

Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made directly with the participating dining establishments. Some participating restaurants do not offer a lunch prix fixe menu on Saturday or Sunday.

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 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 a great opportunity to get out and experience some of the incredible restaurants that make our city a global destination. There’s something for everyone. I encourage all Toronto residents to make reservations now and support as many local restaurants as possible during this year’s Winterlicious.”
– Mayor John Tory

“Winterlicious is a great example of the work the City does to support and showcase our incredible restaurants, main streets, and independent businesses across the city. Thank you to our partners in the hospitality sector and Toronto’s network of Business Improvement Areas for helping make this program such a success. Now, let’s get out and enjoy all Winterlicious has to offer!”
– 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 8 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

SOURCE City of Toronto

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