Toronto Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner 2023

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The Old Mill in Toronto offers a popular Mother's Day brunch in Toronto.
Enjoy Mother's Day brunch at The Old Mill in Toronto

You’ve probably seen a number of holiday ads on TV and online so in case you didn’t know, the holiday season is about to engulf us! It never hurts to plan ahead, especially if you are thinking about going out for dinner on Christmas to Toronto restaurants. These holiday dinners book up fast so you really should make your reservation now. The following Toronto restaurants are offering Christmas dinner on Monday, December 25, 2023. You may be interested in reading “Family Friendly Christmas Events in Toronto 2023“.

Dining room at The Old Mill in Toronto
Dining room at The Old Mill in Toronto

Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Old Mill Inn and Spa 2023

The Old Mill Inn and Spa at 21 Old Mill Rd. just east of The Kingsway, will be serving a festive buffet lunch and buffet dinner on Sunday, December 24, 2023, Monday, December 25, 2023 and Tuesday, December 26, 2023. Enjoy a traditional Christmas meal in this Tudor inn with stone fireplaces and Victorian lanterns. The Christmas Day buffet includes:



Teriyaki and Mirin Glazed Green Shell Mussels (DF)
Freshly Shucked Oyster – Verjus Sauce and Fresh Horseradish (DF NF)
Cajun Smoked Mackerel (DF)
Smoked Salmon with Dill Cream Cheese on the side (DF as long as they don’t use the cream cheese)
Shrimp Cocktail – Lemon Wedges, Cocktail Sauce (NF DF GF)
Insalata di Mare –Squid, Shrimps, Mussels (Italian Seafood Salad) (NF DF GF)
Nicoise Salad- Tuna, Olives, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Beans and Boiled Egg dressed with a fresh herb and Dijon Vinaigrette (NF DF GF)

Parsnip & Pear Soup
Charcuterie Board –Salami, Cappicola, Prosciutto
Domestic Cheese Presentation – Cheddar, Blue, Havarti, Oka, Brie and Boursin
An Array of Fresh Melons, Grapes, Oranges and Berries (GF DF Vegan NF)
Crudité and Vegan Dips Hummus and Garlic Aioli (GF DF Vegan)
Holiday Squash Salad – Cinnamon and Nutmeg Roasted Butternut Squash, Cranberry and Maple Cinnamon Vinaigrette (GF DF Vegan)
Traditional Waldorf Salad-Apples, Celery, Walnuts and Red Grapes tossed with a Creamy Lemonaise (GF DF Vegetarian)
Greek Salad –Tomatoes, Olives, Cucumber and Peppers with Feta Cheese (GF NF Vegetarian)
Tri Coloured Potato Salad, Red, White, Purple Potato, Red Onion, Scallions, Dijon and White Vinaigrette (GF DF Vegan)
Brussel Sprout Salad -Shaved Brussel Sprouts, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Cranberries tossed in a Lemon Dijon Dressing garnished with Parmesan Cheese. (GF Vegetarian)
Cracked Wheat Salad – Dried Fruit, Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds, Scallions tossed with Cider Vinaigrette (DF VEGAN)
Marinated Olives (Vegan GF DF NF)
Roasted Candy Cane Beet Salad-Roasted Beets, Pickled Red Onion, Peppers and Cinnamon Red Wine Vinaigrette (NF GF DF Vegan)
Fennel and Pomegranate – Fennel, orange, pomegranate, and almond in sherry wine vinaigrette (DF GF Vegan)
Festive slaw – Red onion, green cabbage, almond, dried cranberry, and parsley in Maple Mustard cider vinaigrette (DF GF Vegan)
Festive lentils salad – Lentils, Squash, Kale, Walnuts, Golden Raisins, Red Onion, Parsley and Garlic with Dijon mustard and sherry vinaigrette (DF GF Vegan)
Heirloom Beans and wild rice salad – Mixed Beans, Red Onion, Dried cranberries, Pomegranate Seeds, and walnuts with a Grainy Mustard and Balsamic Vinaigrette (GF DF Vegan)
Plus Additional Chef’s Garden Salads

Slow Roasted Striploin of Beef (GF DF NF)
Honey and Mustard Ham (GF DF NF)
Roasted Turkey Breast (GF DF NF)

New York style mini cheesecakes with Cranberry compote *Contains wheat, dairy, eggs*
Maple pecan mini-Tartlets *Contains wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts*
Apple & Cherry Crumble tarts *Contains wheat, dairy, eggs*
Ginger & Caramel mini Cakes *Contains wheat, dairy, eggs*
Coconut Panna Cotta with fruit coulis *Vegan & GF*
Callebaut Dark Chocolate Mousse GF *Contains dairy, eggs, gelatin*
Festive Assorted French Pastries *Contains wheat, dairy, eggs, may contain nuts*
Apple & Cranberry Hot Dessert *Vegan & Gf*
Traditional Homemade Xmas pudding Rum Creme anglaise *Contains wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts, alcohol*
Gluten Free Xmas Assorted Pastries *Contains dairy, eggs, may contain nuts*
Callebaut Chocolate fountain *Contains dairy*
Rice krispies GF
Marshmallows GF

Cost is Adults $75 plus taxes and service fees, Children (4-11) $30 plus taxes and service fees, Children 3 and under Free. Buffet lunch seating times are 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Buffet dinner seating times are 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Call 416-236-2641 to reserve.


Christmas Dinner at REIGN at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel 2023

Enjoy Christmas Dinner at REIGN at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Sunday, December 24, Monday, December 25, and Tuesday, December 26, 2023. The special holiday prix fixe menu features:

Starter: Leek & Potato Soup OR Beetroot Salad OR Arugula Waldorf Salad
Main: REIGH Turkey Dinner OR Seabass Meuniere OR 6 oz. Creekside Farms Tenderloin Steak OR Seared Cauliflower Steak
Dessert: Mont Blanc Log OR Smash Into Christmas Chocolate Brownie

The price is Adults $99 plus tax and gratuity. Email RYH.RestaurantReservations@Fairmont.com or book online. The Fairmont Royal York Hotel is located at 100 Front Street West.

Christmas Day Dinner at Cafe Boulud at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto 2023

Enjoy a festive, three-course Christmas dinner in Toronto at Café Boulud at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto on Sunday, December 24, 2023 and Monday, December 25, 2023 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Christmas menu is as follows:

Appetizers: Sunchoke and Chestnut Soup OR Clementine Salad OR Oysters Vanderbilt OR Scallop Crudo OR Beef Tartare OR Venison and Pork Paté en croute

Main: Wild Mushroom and Périgord Truffle Risotto OR Roasted Cauliflower OR B.C. Black Cod OR A.A.A. Beef Prime Rib OR Turkey Roulade OR Alberta Lamb Loin

Dessert: Chestnut and Clementine Mont Blanc OR Chocolate Hazelnut Yule Log OR Raspberry Eggnog Choux OR Gingerbread Madeleines

Cost is $145 per person plus tax and gratuity. To book a reservation for Christmas Day dinner at Café Boulud, book online at OpenTable or call 416-963-6005.

Christmas Dinner at Teller’s Bistro at One King West 2023

Teller’s Bistro at One King West is offering Christmas dinner on Sunday, December 24, 2023 and Monday, December 25, 2023 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The four-course Christmas dinner features live music with an optional wine pairing. The Christmas menu includes:

First Course: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup OR East Coast Oysters

Second Course: Lemon Sorbet

Third Course: Cali Cut Striploin (Canadian Prime 8 oz.) with optional Three Thieves Cabernet Sauvignon, 6 oz. OR Turducken with optional Three Thieves Cabernet Sauvignon, 6 oz. OR Spiced Cauliflower Salad with optional Pinot Grigio, Ruffino Delle Venezie, Italy, 6 oz.

Fourth Course: Traditional Bread Pudding OR Cheesecake

Cost is $89 plus taxes and gratuity; with wine pairing: $104 plus taxes and gratuity.

Festivus at The Drake Hotel 2023

Celebrate Christmas Day at The Drake Hotel’s Festivus on Monday, December 25, 2023. The three course menu includes the following:

For the table: Blackbird Sourdough
First course: Celery Root Velouté
Main: Roast Turkey Breast with Challah stuffing, mashed potatoes, roasted butternut squash, cranberry bourbon sauce and cocoa gravy OR Beet Truffle Wellington
Dessert: Sticky Toffee Pudding
Cost is Adults $55 per person plus tax and gratuity; Littles $25 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reserve from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Drake Hotel is located at 1150 Queen Street West.

I will update this post as I receive more Christmas Day dinner menus.

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