Where to enjoy prix fixe dining all year long in Toronto

Looking to satisfy your big appetite without breaking the bank? Forgo the crowds during Toronto’s seasonal prix fixe festivals; these restaurants dish out delicious set menus year-round, offering multiple courses at a great value.

Bodega Restaurant Inc

1
30 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T 1L3

You’ll feel as though you’ve discovered a hidden gem at this cozy bistro in the heart of Baldwin Village. The daily fixed price dinner menu is just $35 and dishes out your choice of soup, salad or mussels followed by hearty mains — think flat iron steak, grilled salmon or chicken supreme — and a decadent list of desserts. Take a stroll through nearby Kensington Market afterwards to help digest your meal.

Sidecar

2
577 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B2

Available Sunday through Wednesday, the fixed price menu at this Little Italy eatery features a variety of primi and secondi courses to choose from including soup, greens, meat, fish and pasta options. The dessert is a seasonally inspired chef’s choice that changes daily. If you’re in the mood for amore, ask for a seat on the intimate vine-covered terrace around back.

Weslodge Saloon

3
480 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1L7

There’s a set menu for every occasion and budget at this modern saloon where prix fixe dining is available for brunch, lunch and dinner. Bright lights and bold yellow doors at the King Street entrance lead the way to executive chef Stuart Cameron’s authentic menu of elevated American cuisine and expertly prepared cocktails. Popular dishes include calotte de boeuf, stuffed sea bass and saffron tagliatelle. Prix fixe menus range from $25 to $75 per person.

Le Select Bistro

4
432 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1E3

Opt for the table d'hôte at this picturesque Parisian brasserie tucked away on a leafy stretch of Wellington Street West. The reasonably priced set dinner menu offers a selection of classic French fare — such as steak frites and confit de canard — served with your choice of starter and dessert. Save on dinner and splurge on a glass of vino from the wine list, which features over 1,000 labels from around the world.

Bangkok Garden Restaurant

5
18 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G 1G7

You’ll find this Thai restaurant tucked inside a historic heritage building on Elm Street. Bangkok Garden specializes in authentic Asian fare in an elegant setting. Groups can choose from three different set menus — priced at $35, $40 or $50 per person — and sample a variety of meat and seafood mains, noodle dishes and traditional Thai curries. Make it a full day of indulgence and have a pre-dinner massage at the neighbouring Elmwood Spa.

Pizzeria Libretto

6
221 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 2Z8

Technically this prix fixe is only available at lunchtime, but we’d be remiss to ignore Pizza Libretto’s incredibly popular weekday three-course menu. For just $15, fill up on a primi salad course, signature Margherita pizza, and a scoop of gelato or biscotti to finish. Bellissimo!

Ruby Watchco

7
730 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H2

East end foodies compete for tables at this Leslieville restaurant to sample the daily prix fixe menu. Superstar chef Lynn Crawford cooks up a new four-course meal each night using seasonally inspired ingredients. Entrees are delivered to the table in pretty Le Creuset serving dishes and are meant to be enjoyed family style. Renowned interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg designed the impressive industrial chic dining room, but the menu is kept simple with a focus on honest comfort food.

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