Long weekends are precious, and we wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t want to spend any of it scrubbing dirty dishes. While Thanksgiving is a holiday to be enjoyed with good food and good company, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t turn your turkey day festivities into an evening on the town. There are so many restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Toronto that are the next best thing to a home-cooked feast, from traditional spreads to mounds of seafood.
Here are 7 of the best spots for a last-minute Thanksgiving feast in Toronto.
This Yorkville spot is serving up 3-course Thanksgiving dinners for $55 on October 9th and 10th. You’ll get a choice of 3 appetizers, mains, and desserts. You can go for a traditional turkey and stuffing platter, a herb-crusted confit halibut, or red onion tart tatin. The desserts are equally as flavourful and unique, with choices like include pumpkin pie with ginger creme fraiche, chocolate toure and caramel apple bread pudding. Delish!
Where: 121 Yorkville Ave
Do it up big this Thanksgiving with a lavish spread of all your traditional favourites, including an appetizer, turkey, stuffing, sides, and dessert. TOCA is accepting dine-in reservations until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 8th. At $95 per guest, it isn’t exactly the most budget-friendly Thanksgiving meal out there, but you’re getting nothing but quality here.
Where: 181 Wellington St W
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Skip the cooking this year and treat yourself to an easy and delicious Thanksgiving special. The Canteen is serving up roast turkey breast and leg confit with all the fixins’ and mouthwatering caramel pecan cheesecake for dessert. They are putting the full in Thankful, that’s for sure! You can make a reservation between October 8th and 10th to get in on this feast.
Where: 330 King St W
This 3-course Thanksgiving special comes with your choice of appetizer, main, and dessert. The mouthwatering autumnal dishes on the menu include butternut squash and apple puree, roast turkey with all the sides, pumpkin-spiced cheesecake, and even cauliflower steak as a plant-based option. The special will be served between October 9th and 11th and is set at $89 per person.
Where: 100 Front St W
Late-night feast anyone? This beloved west-end diner is serving up Thanksgiving dinner from 12 p.m. to midnight between October 9th and 11th. Get ready to stuff your face with deep-fried turkey, homemade stuffing, roasted root vegetables, and all of the gravy. There’s also a veg-friendly option of tofurkey with mushroom gravy.
Where: 1132 Dundas St W
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Wood-fired turkey dinner? Don’t mind if we do. Whether you’d prefer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or a sloppy turkey sandwich, this spot will leave you satisfied. At $30 for a dinner and $25 for a sandwich, you won’t have to shell out too much cash for this feast either. There’s also a hearty veggie meatloaf option and pumpkin meringue pie for dessert. We’re officially drooling!
Where: 47 Liberty St
This unconventional but equally delicious Thanksgiving special will leave you stuffed. Captain’s Boil restaurants all over Ontario are offering a wild special until October 11th complete with lobster, crab legs, shrimp, mussels, wings, calamari, and more. It’s all the seafood you can handle, and then some! Prices vary depending on the location, but the cheapest price you’ll find in the GTA is at the Mississauga location at 720 Burnhamthorpe for $189.
Where: Various locations
Have a happy (and worry-free) turkey day, Toronto!