Cheap lunch spots for Winterlicious

Winterlicious is known for offering fine dining options for fast food prices (for lunch at least!). This year is no different, with some of the best establishments opening their doors and lowering their prices. These are the best cheap lunch spots for Winterlicious 2018.[Photo of Museum Tavern by Jim Bamboulis]


75 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5C 2B1

The micro-brewery is serving up a delicious lunch this Winterlicious. Available Monday through Friday, Batch is known for its perfectly paired menu of food and craft beers. This is your chance to get in on some of Toronto’s best lunch items for cheap!

Midi Bistro

A, 168 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W4

Located in Baldwin Village, it’s not common to be able to dine in Toronto’s chicest neighbourhood at a low price. Midi Bistro is the perfect place to take in the neighbourhood all while chowing down on delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

Jamie S Italian

3401 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6A 2T9

A little bit of Italy in North York, Jamie’s Italian is a deal you’re not going to want to miss. All the pasta is made fresh with machines that were brought in from Italy! The attention to detail, authentic offerings and low price makes this spot a Winterlicious must try.

Liberty Commons

42 Liberty St, Toronto, ON M6K 0C4

Liberty Commons has made a name for itself since it opened in collaboration with Big Rock Brewery last year. Located in Liberty Village, the massive restaurant also operates as a brewery and showcases some of the best local craft beers. This Winterlicious season you can expect Southern barbecue and perfectly paired craft beer.

The Chef's House

215 King St, York, ON M9N 1L8

The Chef’s House is the perfect spot to grab a gourmet lunch on the cheap. The prix-fixe menu is created by the culinary students at George Brown College, which means you’ll be a getting the fine dining experience for an amazing price. They also have an open kitchen, so you’ll have a front row seat to all the action.

Via Mercanti

188 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L6

Via Mercanti sells some of the best pizza in the city, so it’s a perfect place for a Winterlicioius lunch. The pizza is always made fresh and cooked in a wood-burning oven. The Neapolitan pizza has become a favourite among Torontonians, and is the ultimate cheap lunch during the Winterlicious.

Fonda Lola

942 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G8

For a little Mexican, head over to Fonda Lola in the Queen West neighhbourhood. You can get an authentic Mexican feast on the cheap during Winterlicious this year. You can expect tacos, chips and guacamole and some of the best margaritas in the city (alcohol is not included in the Winterlicious menu promotion).

O&B Canteen

330 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3X2

Canteen is known for its use of fresh and local ingredients, making it a popular spot in the King West neighbourhood. You can expect an eclectic menu this Winterlicious, with the chefs taking inspiration from all over the world. With so many options at such a low price, you’ll want to get your reservations in as soon as possible.

Grabbing a meal for take-out doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice nutrition. Many restaurants and fresh food markets in Toronto understand the importance of a nutritious meal to time-deprived urbanites, and have made it their mission to provide Toronto with quick and healthy take-out meals. Grab a menu and make your choice – here are the best healthy take-out spots in Toronto. [Photo of Planta Burger by Jim Bamboulis]
Being a vegetarian isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to grabbing a quick and affordable meal. Luckily, many vegetarian and vegan restaurants have made it their mission to provide Toronto’s vegetarians with quick nutritious meals. From a vegan breakfast and lunch spot to a vegan burger spot, here are the best quick-service vegetarian spots in Toronto. [Photo of Kupfert & Kim by Jennifer D’Agostino]
Whether you prefer fruit or vegetables, there are lots of places to grab a freshly made smoothie in Toronto. Establishments across the city are making delicious blends with unique and tasty flavour combinations and energizing proteins. Here are the best smoothies in Toronto. [Photo of Kupfert & Kim by Jennifer D’Agostino]
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