The top 5 restaurants to visit on Christmas Day in Toronto

This year, instead of slaving over the stove and trying to make the perfect Christmas meal for your family, why not let someone else do the work for you? These upscale Toronto restaurants are offering Christmas dinners big enough for you and the whole family. Here are the best places to dine at on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

STK

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The stylish Yorkville steakhouse is serving up a Christmas Day feast with their Holiday Cheers menu. Indulge in STK’s decadent selection of Wagyu from around the world, Pumpkin Ravioli with Dungeness Crab, and more including delicious holiday cocktails like the Naughty Claus made with reposado tequila, licor 43, chocolate bitters, grand marnier and cocoa powder.

Café Boulud

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The Four Seasons is always ritzy, but the landmark hotel gets particularly glammed up during the holiday season and its signature restaurant, Café Boulud, is no exception. Indulge in a festive feast at Daniel Boulud’s French brasserie for a decadent holiday brunch, featuring waffle, chef and seafood stations, along with a delicious dessert buffet. Available from Saturday, December 23, to Tuesday, December 26, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and on Monday, January 1, from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm, priced at $130 per person.

The Drake Hotel

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The Drake Hotel’s annual Festivus menus are back again this year, available starting Christmas Eve. The dinner menu is priced at $55 for adults and $25 for little ones and includes a three-course dinner with all the fixings. The meal starts with a celery root veloute followed with roast turkey served with + smoked turkey leg, savoury challah stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes, roast butternut squash, cranberry bourbon sauce and cocoa gravy, or if you prefer a vegan alternative, opt for the beet truffle wellington. Make sure to save room for dessert as sticky toffee pudding completes the meal.  Vegetarain options are also available.

LOUIX LOUIS

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Set on the 31st floor of the St. Regis hotel, LOUIX LOUIS’s impressive decor makes it the perfect spot to have a super fancy holiday feast. Indulge in a variety of festive dishes, from wagyu carpaccio to Canadian lobster, and finish your meal with decadent desserts like the bûche de noël and the renowned King’s Cake.

J’s Steak Frites

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Queen West steakhouse J’s Steak Frites prix fixe Christmas menu  is $56 per person and includes a 10 oz NY striploin , along with house-made bread and butter, green salad with candied walnut and lemon vinaigrette, unlimited fries, and a house-made butter sauce. Make sure to save room for two festive Bouche de Noel cakes made in house by co-owner and pastry chef Tara Tang.

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