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non-Winterlicious prix fixe menus in Toronto, Winter 2012

  • prima Jan 19, 2012 06:25 AM

Lobsterlicious at Scaramouche, Mon- Thu, $62 for 3 courses, http://www.scaramoucherestaurant.com/...

Nota Bene's pre-theatre prix fixe, served from 5-6:30 pm, $34 for 2 courses, $42 for 3 courses
http://www.notabenerestaurant.com/menus/

Simple Bistro's Simple Comforts menu, $40 for 3 courses http://www.simplebistro.com/Home.html

Biff's, $32.95 for 3 courses

Le Select, $35 for 3 courses

Please add any other prix fixe menus you think are worthwhile.

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Scaramouche
1 Benvenuto Place, Toronto, ON M4V 2L1, CA

Le Select
432 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V1E3, CA

Simple Bistro
619 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S2M5, CA

Nota Bene
180 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2A1, CA

Biff's Bistro
4 Front St. E, Toronto, ON M5E 1B2, CA

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  1. La Societe Prix Fixe 3 Courses 36$
    La Palette Prixe Fixe 3 Courses 33$
    Le Petit dejeuner Prixe Fixe 3 Courses 25$
    Ruth Chris Steak House Dinner Menu 3 Courses 4:30 to 6:30 60$

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    1. re: elvisahmed

      For Ruth Chris -- does that mean we have to get outta there by 6:30, or just sit down by 6:30..?

      1. re: jennjen18

        the menu is not offered after 6:30 as it is considered a pre-theatre menu for the 4 seasons across the street....orders to the kitchen by 6:30

    2. Sidecar has $25 for 3 courses, I think from Sunday to Wednesday.

      1. School has Schoolicious on Wednesdays from Feb 1 to March 28.
        Choose any appetizer, entree and dessert from entire dinner menu.
        $25 per person up to 4 persons.

        http://www.schooltoronto.com/schoolic...
        link says ending feb 28, poster says March 28

        dinner menu;
        http://www.schooltoronto.com/menu.php...

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        School
        70 Fraser Ave, Toronto, ON M6K, CA

        1. Splendido currently has a 6-7 course 'Game' prix fixe tasting menu for $110!!!

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          1. re: Charles Yu

            Actually it's $120 and $10 more for the optional whipped cheese course, but what's $20 if you are eating there anyway.

            And I see they removed the option of "crispy Veal Brain" instead of the saddle of rabbit. :-(

            1. re: foodyDudey

              Crispy Veal Brain is still available on request - comes with a side of pigs ears (which are fantastic!).

          2. Tati, $25 for 3 courses, Sun-Thu http://www.tatibistro.com/home.html

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            Tati
            124 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1G8, CA

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            1. re: prima

              Tati's prix fixe is terrific. If you're not as big an eater as a 3 course dinner would merit, you can app and main from the regular menu for about $10/person more. Great value either way.

            2. Table 17 in Leslieville has a table d'hote on Sundays and Mondays. $32 for three courses. Also on Sunday (and maybe Monday as well?), it's BYOB with no corkage fee.

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              1. re: TOFoodFan

                Terra has a 3 course Sundaylicious for $39.

                1. re: TOFoodFan

                  It's great - i've done that and Sidecar's.

                2. Libretto lunch mon to fri $15 3 course. Amazing deal.

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                  1. re: haggisdragon

                    Libretto, as in Pizza Libretto? http://pizzerialibretto.com/

                    1. re: jennjen18

                      yup

                  2. Hammersmith's has a 3-course prix fixe dinner on Thursdays and Fridays only. $35.

                    1. Pan on Danforth Ave has been running a 3 plat prixe fix $25 dinner for a long time that is quite good and a great deal, but rarely mentioned here. Maybe that's because there's no buttermilk foam or molecular gastronomy involved. http://www.panonthedanforth.com/menu_...

                      And it's available every day.

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                      1. re: foodyDudey

                        Avli has a similar menu....they are calling it avli-licious.

                        http://www.avlirestaurant.com/avlilic...

                      2. Though their website doesnt indicate, Elle M'a Dit tweeted their prix fixe to be, "Starting from Jan 26th. 3course Prix Fixe Lunch $17, Dinner $28! until Feb 10th."

                        https://twitter.com/#!/ellemaditoui/s...

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                        1. re: jennjen18

                          Sounds good, nothing on their website about what selections are in the prix fixe though.

                        2. Mandalay has an unusual prix fixe that includes a choice of four appetizers, dessert and coffee for $10 plus the price of any entree on their regular menu. There are 6 mains at $14.95, and several more under $20. This restaurant at Lawrence and Markham Rd. has been one of the good ones in Scarborough for many years.

                          There's also a $15 coupon on their website for the regular menu until February 13.

                          http://www.mandalayrestaurant.ca/

                          1. - 5th Elementt runs a dinner promotion of $22.95 for a 3 course meal.
                            - Ha Long Bay Bistro has a 3 course menu for $25.
                            - Ruby WatchCo - $49 for a 4 course meal, of which everyone has the same items.
                            - Midi Bistro - $33 for a 3 course prix fixe menu - choice of starter, main & dessert. (Though they are part of Winterlicious, it appears this runs outside of Winterlicious.)

                            1. I think they all have been covered here on CH!

                              Alternalicious: a roundup of rebel prix fixes outside the jurisdiction of Winterlicious 2012:
                              http://www.torontolife.com/daily/dail...

                              Where to go if you don't do Licious:
                              http://www.toronto.com/blog/post/7113...

                              1. Mogette, $35 for 3 courses during the week http://mogettebistro.com/Menus/PrixeF...

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                                Mogette
                                581 Mt Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S, CA

                                1. Bistro Camino has a 3 course for around $25-$27 if I remember correctly. Near Main and Danforth. Excellent food.

                                  1. Tutti Matti has a prix fixe lunch at $15. http://tuttimatti.com/lunch-menu/

                                    1. 3-course prix fixe for 30$ at L.A.B.

                                      Available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday for dinner.

                                      http://www.labrestaurant.com/index.php

                                      4-course prix fixe at Yours Truly
                                      vegetarian $35
                                      meat $45

                                      http://yours-truly.ca/daily/

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                                      1. re: estufarian

                                        Hello estufarian!
                                        How was 'Yours Truly'? Heard they also gave out 4 amuse bouche with the tasting menu?! '8' course for $45 sounds like a pretty good deal!! ( Assuming the food is good, that is?! )

                                        1. re: Charles Yu

                                          There are 'at least 2' amuses - once I had 4. But literally they are a mouth (almost)ful.
                                          I have no complaints about value overall. The meal is uneven (both in pacing and accomplishment) but there are enough highlights to bring me back.
                                          On both visits there were substitutions (really strange, considering they post their menu daily) and, so far the desserts have been relatively weak - which is an issue as both menus have the same dessert.
                                          Wine list is 'strange' - VERY small and changes on a whim. First time I had never had any of the selections (all available by glass) but both glasses I had were very well matched. Second time, I think only 1 wine was repeated, but I wasn't impressed with the choices (around 6 wines TOTAL on list).

                                          Textures are strong, plating is inconsistent, flavours are sometimes muddled - but the trout (in particular) was excellent both times (and is still on the menu). The 'potato' was also fantastic (three different textures of potao) - but has now disappeared.

                                          Right now it's a 'glass half-full' (rather than half-empty) And the peaks are very high so I recommend. Certainly at that price point.

                                      2. Le Select Bistro -- 3-course menu with 3 main course choices for $35. http://www.leselect.com/menus/view_me...

                                        1. Had a fabulous meal at Simple Bistro the other night. No Winterlicious, just their usual a la carte menu, most of the items on which can be turned into a 3-course prix-fixe menu @ $40. I hadn't been there since Chef Matt Cowan took over the reins, and was delighted to find that the food was even better than ever before. Wonderful ingredients and playful (and successful!) use of accompaniments and textures. And there's a very talented saucier in that kitchen. Desserts, including a perfect sticky toffee pudding, were also amazing. Delightful service, too.

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                                          1. re: Tatai

                                            Tatai, since you like Simple Bistro, you should consider making your next reservation via diningdatenight.com. For a $10 reservation fee, you get 30% off your table's entire bill, include alcohol.

                                          2. Auberge du Pommier, 2 course prix fixe lunch for $25 http://www.oliverbonacini.com/OurRest...

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                                            Auberge Du Pommier
                                            4150 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2P 2C6, CA