Mississauga’s Very Own Summerlicious is Here


Who says you have to go to Toronto enjoy a special prix-fixe menu event?

If you love great restaurant deals but prefer to stay local, you are in luck—a Taste of Clarkson is back for the summer.

The event, which kicked off on July 4, will run until Aug. 13 and offer diners a host of lunch and dinner options at a variety of acclaimed neighbourhood restos.

This summer, participating restaurants include Solstice Restaurant and Wine Bar, Michael's Back Door, Tu Casa, Clarkson Mediterranean Bistro and Marco Polo Restobar.

Guests can enjoy two courses for $19.95, three courses for $23.95 and dinners for $29.95 (prices are per person).

The event functions as a celebration of food and fine dining in the historic Clarkson Village in Mississauga and offers residents the chance to #stayinsauga.

"We take pride in serving the community and the practice of fine dining and exceptional service," organizers wrote on the website. "We urge you to stay in mississauga for your fine dining needs for the weeks of Taste of Clarkson and see what is your neighborhood and travel the world with the dishes served."

As for what the restos are offering, the menus are vast and varied.

Solstice is offering a prix-fixe dinner menu with a choice of char grilled Spanish octopus, spicy seafood paella, a Canada 150 cheesecake jar and more. If you check out Michael's Back Door for lunch, you can dine on organic baby kale, pan-seared European branzino, cannoli and more.

Clarkson Mediterranean Bistro is offering Manhattan seafood chowder, pan-seared monkfish, panna cotta and more, while Tu Casa has crab croquettes, oven-roasted half Cornish hen, warm raisin bread pudding and more.

Diners who check out Marco Polo for lunch can enjoy steak bites, tuna sandwiches, fudge cake and more.

If you visit the website, you can also enter to win four $100 gift certificates at four Clarkson Village restaurants. You can enter by subscribing when the pop-up box appears.

For more info, click here.

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