Giro d’Italia is Toronto's premier Italian restaurant festival, and it will be returning this spring to give locals and visitors the chance to take advantage of exclusive prix fixe dining menus at 20 of the city's top restaurants.
The prix fixe menus will be each represent a different region of Italy, taking inspiration from the rich culture that shapes its food. American Express has partnered with the festival, and is offering early reservations to its cardmembers -- allowing them to book their dining experiences starting March 28th. For those who aren't Amex cardmembers, reservations are available beginning April 1st.
The 20 restaurants will offer four-course dinner menus for $52 a person, which includes an antipasto, primo, secondo, and dolce. At select locations, there will also be three-course lunch menus for $32.
Giro d’italia is Returning to the City from April 4th-14th
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