Madame Marie’s Guide to Easter 2021 Takeout and Delivery in Toronto
It looks like Toronto will be spending Easter weekend in semi-quarantine (again). While there’s promise of brighter days ahead as patios begin to open, takeout and delivery are still the safest options to celebrate this special occasion with your crew.
Plan ahead for Easter brunch, lunch or dinner with these crave-worthy meals, and support your local restaurants. Happy Easter!
162 Cumberland Street
Treat yourself with Chef Patrick Kriss’s expertly crafted Easter dinner menu. The multi-course tasting experience includes dishes such as chilled lobster, truffle risotto with peas and pecorino, Ontario lamb loin and mille-feuille with vanilla Chantilly cream and raspberry parfait. Available for pickup on April 2 and 4 for $120 per person.
25 York Street
For $90 per person, Aria has prepared a delicious four-course Easter meal with plenty of options for different palates. Choose from a variety of antipasti, primo, secondi and dolce. Some highlights include grilled Moroccan octopus, wild mushroom and porcini filled ravioli, New York steak with asparagus and flourless chocolate torte. Available from April 2 to 4.
66 Wellington Street West
Chef Ron McKinlay’s Easter tasting menu is the perfect way to celebrate Easter in true Canadian style. The menu features a three-course dinner for $89 per person and the option to tack on breakfast for an additional $9. Start with onion soup, indulge in the main attraction: bacon-wrapped aged Albertan beef filet, and finish with a bourbon-poached pear. Pre-order online by March 31 for delivery on Saturday, April 3.
229 Carlton Street
Dova, a Sicilian restaurant by chef/co-owner Roberto Marotta and owner Jacqueline Nicosia, is offering a four-course meal for Easter that’s ready to finish at home. With the option to serve the meal for lunch or dinner, items include Albacore tuna with pantelleria lentils, freshly made conchilgliette pasta with Nova Scotia fresh lobster and shrimp, baked swordfish loin over a ghiotta sauce and Sicilian olive oil cake – all for $180. Preorder by March 31 with pick up on April 2 and 3.
325 Bay Street
This upscale restaurant in the St. Regis Toronto is offering a five-course Easter dinner takeout kit. Clink glasses to begin your Easter celebration with a Lavender Marguerite cocktail and delight in a tasty amuse bouche. Starters include an Ontario asparagus salad and English pea soup. With three main courses – Beverly Creek Farms roast shoulder of lamb, roasted sea bass, and spring vegetable pot pie – there’s something for every one around your table. The decadent Easter Egg dessert might just be the showstopper, though! Available for pick up from April 2 to 4.
488 Wellington Street West
Leave the cooking to Marben so you can sit back enjoy family time this Easter. Marben’s easy-to-prepare Easter dinner at home includes lamb fat brioche, spring radishes and endive with preserved peaches, Beverly Creek lamb leg, white bean and dandelion stew, roasted squash and purple carrot cake. The full kit is priced at $130 with the option to add Meinklang Blaufrankisch wine for an additional $52. Pick up available from April 2 to 4.
848 King Street West
If you crave the nostalgia of a traditional Easter dinner with a unique twist, Phancy’s is the place for you. Choose from the old-fashioned ham roast or Portobello mushroom Wellington as the main dish served with a variety of drool-worthy sides: French onion potato pave, green peas, deviled egg lettuce cups and carrot cake roulade. Available for pickup or delivery from April 2 to 5 for $49.99 per person.
597 College Street
If contemporary French cuisine sounds appealing this Easter, Pompette’s Easter dinner menu will have you hopping. Reasonably priced at $65 per person, the multi-course menu includes sourdough bread, a mini garden with white beans and winter vegetables, oeuf parfait, Tamarack Farms lamb and a decadent chocolaty orange dessert. Available for pick up from April 2 to 4.
Rodney’s Oyster House
469 King Street West
Rodney’s is known for its seafood, so this Easter, fill your basket with a variety of treats from the sea that are ready to be assembled at home. Offerings include a variety of shucked and unshucked oysters, lobster and tarragon creamed leek quiche, hot smoked salmon rosti, wild white shrimp deviled eggs, salmon in parchment and herby salad. Don’t forget the optional wine pairings, “sea-sar” kits and mimosas. Available for pickup from April 2 to 4.
1 Richmond Street West
The team at downtown institution, Richmond Station, has designed a memorable three-course meal for two for $55 per person. The meal features a spring harvest salad, lamb ballotine from Buschbeck Farms, and rhubarb galette. Available for pick up and delivery on April 3 and 4.
Salt Wine Bar
225 Ossington Avenue
Known for its flavourful tapas and wine, Salt is offering a five-course menu this Easter for $75 per person. Menu items include house smoked salmon, heirloom beets, truffle gnocchi with white truffle oil, crispy duck confit and dark chocolate terrine. Available for pick up from April 2 to 4.
70 Fraser Avenue
If Easter brunch surrounded by close family is more your speed, support this local brunch institution and indulge in a weekend brunch at home. A la carte offerings includes both sweet and savoury items such as Apple Crumble Cakes and Millennial Toast. Available for pick up or delivery.
922 Queen Street West
This contemporary Queen West steakhouse is offerings its festive Easter menu from April 1 to 4 with the option of pick up or delivery. For $55 per person, you’ll receive house baked bread, smoked white fish rillettes, burrata with spring peas, a choice of smoked ham or poached salmon with scalloped potatoes and rhubarb pistachio cake with whipped yogurt.
1150 Queen Street West
The Drake’s celebrating Easter with an appropriately themed dinner, Feaster. Starting at $36 per person, the menu includes apple and Dijon-glazed house-smoked sliced ham, roast baby potatoes, charred Brussels sprouts, roast butternut squash, creamy celeriac and fontina purée. Round out your meal with a whiskey-scented pineapple frangipane with slow roast pineapple and sweet cream. Don’t forget to tack on a Golden Egg made by Centre & Main Chocolate Co., filled with chocolate-covered cookie bits. You can feel good about giving back to the community because you have the option of donating to The Stop Community Food Center with your order. Pick up available on April 4.
Mme. M. xoxo
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