The best tasting menus in Toronto offer bespoke dining experiences with seasonal ingredients, a creative progression of courses and a glimpse into the mind of your favourite chefs. These experimental menus will definitely provide you with a culinary surprise, or two.
These are the best tasting menus in Toronto.5 - Edulis Restaurant
This restaurant near King and Niagara only offers two types of menus: five or seven-course meals for $65 and $90 respectively. Completely seasonal, you'll find an eclectic array of dishes that focus on seafood, veggies and mushrooms.
6 - Canis
This minimalist restaurant on West Queen West offers two tasting menus of rustic Canadian fare. The larger menu ($88) consists of eight courses while the smaller is five courses of deliciousness.
10 - Boralia
Inspired by early settler Canadian cuisine, this Ossington restaurant features a $60 carte blanche menu of multiple courses which include some of the chef's favourite dishes made of local seasonal ingredients and the occasional off-menu item too.
7 - Actinolite
There's three menus available at this bistro near Ossington and Hallam, all with a strong emphasis on fresh ingredients. The chef's menu, summary menu and the walk-in only neighbourhood menu, costing $105, $75, and $45 respectively.
9 - Dailo
This Little Italy restaurant offers a $65 tasting menu that encompasses a taste of Toronto's culinary diversity. Offered on weekends only, expect a series of six to eight dishes which might include fancy wontons, beef carpaccio or pork belly.
4 - Canoe
This Financial District restaurant offers a seven-course dinner tasting menu for $115, or $175 if you want pairings. Soak up the incredible view here while dissecting delectable bites of Canadian comfort food.
8 - Rasa
This subterranean Harbord Village restaurant features a $69 tasting menu that includes 10 dishes of wide-ranging international flavours. Start with an amuse-bouche followed by eight savoury dishes and a surprise dessert.
11 - Cafe Cancan
Dine on eight to 10 courses in this beautiful pink-walled French bistro in Harbord Village. For $69 you can dine on the chef's picks of French dishes for dinner only. Go extra refined and pair the whole ordeal with a bottle of bubbly – for an extra fee, of course.
3 - Alo
The tasting menu at this third-floor restaurant at Queen and Spadina requires a $50 deposit for a multi-course menu of fine French creations and beautiful desserts. Opt for this $125 per person experience, or sit at the open kitchen for the extended tasting menu — $155 per person.
by Tanya Mok via blogTO