Best family-style dinner in Toronto

Many restaurants in the city offer a special family-style meal where you can order a set menu or pick and choose items to share. Whether it’s a chef’s table experience or a daily occurrence, family-style meals have enjoyed a recent uptick in popularity. Here are the best large format family-style meals in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]

Lil' Baci

1
892 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1J3

Lil’ Baci offers a family style menu for its private dining customers. The family menu includes Italian classics like Marghertia pizza, ricotta cavatelli, and delicious seasonal desserts.

Gusto 101

2
101 Portland St, Toronto, ON M5V 2N3

For an authentic Italian meal, look no further than Gusto 101. The family-style menus will make you feel like you’re at Nona’s. The menus are available for lunch and dinner service and there are five different ones to suit every taste! Gusto 101’s family-style dinners will feed up to 15 people.

Seven Numbers Restaurant

3
516 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M5N 1A5

Family owned and run, it’s only fitting that Seven Numbers offers a family-style menu. Good for groups of two to 100, the menu starts with the antipasti, like calamari, caprese and arugula, and then continues with platters of classic Italian eats, like linguine, lasagna and more. The combination of home-style meals and inviting atmosphere is what keeps people coming back for more.

Edulis Restaurant Inc

4
169 Niagara St, Toronto, ON M5V 1C9

Edulis prides themselves on its home-style cooking and natural ingredients. The menus rotate with the seasons, but you can expect locally sourced items that are served family-style. Edulis serves lunch, dinner and offer truffle menus when available.

Campagnolo Restaurant

5
832 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1V3

Parties of six or more are in for a treat at Campagnolo. The Chef’s Table Experience is a five-course feast that allows you and your friends to have it all. Dine on some of Campagnolo’s classics that have been picked exclusively for your party! Reservations are required.

Momofuku Daisho

6
190 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5H 0A3

Momofuku Daisho is known for its large format dinners. Available to parties of four to 10 people, the menu is created with the guests in mind. Often Asian inspired, the menu at Daisho is also reflective of the local produce that Ontario has on offer. Select large format meals are available for takeout.

Soos

7
94 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 2Z4

Soos is a Malaysian restaurant where meals are served family-style all the time! Whether you order from the small plate or large plate menus, all the items on the menu at Soos are meant to be shared. The ‘Feed Me’ menu is family-style favourite, and features a selection of the most popular dishes.

Piano Piano

8
88 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G5

Piano Piano offers a family-style menu of its popular dishes, like the calamari fritti, various pizzas and pastas, Brick chicken and ginger carrot cake. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, this is the perfect place for a family meal!

Ruby Watchco

9
730 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H2

Celebrity chef Lynn Crawford made it her mission to make family-style eating mainstream when she opened Ruby Watchco in 2010. The restaurant offers family-style dinners with seasonal menus that change day-to-day. Ruby Watchco always promises an inviting atmosphere and delicious local cuisine!

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