There are many ways people celebrate Christmas Eve in Toronto in 2019. Some families go to church, while others opt for more casual activities such as going skating, watching holiday classics such as A Christmas Carol on TV or doing last-minute gift wrapping. If you are planning to go out for dinner on Christmas Eve, these Toronto restaurants are serving a special Christmas Eve dinner.
If you are looking for a deluxe Christmas Eve dinner at Toronto restaurants, consider the Omni King Edward Hotel’s Christmas Eve dinner buffet in the hotel’s Sovereign Ballroom. The Christmas Eve dinner buffet takes place on Tues., Dec. 24, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. with the last reservation being taken at 8:30 p.m. The Sovereign Ballroom will be decorated with the festive decor of the season. Christmas Eve dinner is $125 plus tax and gratuity.
Enjoy a Christmas Eve Buffet at the Old Mill & Spa that includes carved Ontario Turkey with savoury stuffing, giblet gravy and mulled cranberry sauce, seafood specialties, fish dishes, baked ham, carved beef and lamb, pastas, domestic and international cheeses, potatoes, rice pilaf, a variety of salads, garden fresh medley of vegetables. Dessert includes cakes, tortes, mousses, and pastries. Kids offerings include nuggets and fries. Seatings for the Christmas Eve Brunch Buffet on Tues., Dec. 24, 2019 are from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with the last seating at 1:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet is served from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with the last seating at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity; Children 6–11 $25 plus tax and gratuity; Children 5 and under Free. For reservations, call 416 207-2020.
Enjoy a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet at Tundra Restaurant at Hilton Toronto. Seating on Tues., Dec. 24, 2019 is at 5 p.m.; seatings on Wed., Dec. 25, 2019 are at 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Buffet items include Roasted Chestnut & Parsnip Soup; Wheatberry Salad; House salad with roasted pears; Caesar Salad; Grilled Beets & Green Beans; Artisanal Canadian cheeses; Poached Shrimp Cocktail.
Entrees include Heritage turkey with classic stuffing; Roast Striploin with roasted winter vegetables; Truffle Pommes Purée; Butternut Squash Bauletti; Maple-Glazed Ham; Salmon Wellington.
Sweet Table includes a selection of pastries; Chocolate Hazelnut Cake; Raspberry Mousse Cake; fruitcake; Christmas pudding; mini pastries; shortbread; sugar cookies; and apple pie.
Tundra at The Hilton Toronto is located at 145 Richmond Street West. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet cost is Adult $72 plus tax and gratuities; child (5-12) $35 plus tax and gratuities. Call 416-860-6800 or email [email protected] to reserve.
Enjoy a Christmas Eve Dinner on Tues., Dec. 24, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at REIGN at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The festive prix-fixe dinner includes:
Starter: Pate on Toast OR Carrot & Tamarind Soup OR Atlantic Sea Trout
Main: Roasted Ontario Free Range Breast & Leg Sausage with Rosemary Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce
Dessert: Caramelized Maple & Sourdough Tart OR Ice Wine Truffle OR Selection of Ontario cheeses.
Christmas Eve Dinner at REIGN is $120 per person plus tax and gratuities; children $60 plus tax and gratuities. Call 416-368-2511 to reserve.
Another popular Christmas Eve dinner at Toronto restaurants is the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto’s Cafe Boulud with a three course prix-fixe menu on Tues., Dec. 24, 2019 for $110 per person plus taxes and gratuities. Christmas Eve dinner is available from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call 416-963-6000 to reserve. The menu is as follows:
First course: Kuri Squash Soup OR Parisian Steak Tartare OR Tuna Carpaccio Nicoise OR Oysters OR Foie Gras Terrine OR Kale & Quinoa Salad;
Second Course: Bouillabaisse OR Quenelle de Brochet OR Duck Confit a l’Orange OR Mushroom Tortellini OR Venaison OR Heritage Turkey OR Beef Tenderloin au Poivre;
Third Course: Snowball OR Bûche de Noel OR Sapin de Noel.
Enjoy a four-course Christmas Eve Dinner on Tues., Dec. 24, 2019 at TOCA at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. Seatings are at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $149 per person plus taxes and gratuities.