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We called our 10 most clicked Summerlicious restaurants to find out when you can still get a table

Aria’s dramatic dining room (Image: Lisa Paul)

With this year’s Summerlicious festival winding down (the last day is Sunday), we decided to call up the top 10 most clicked-on restaurants from our 67 Best Bets list to see how they were faring. “Winterlicious is crazier,” says Senses’ general manager David Kipis, “but we’re taking more reservations than last year.” Aria reports a similar situation, receiving comparatively less guests than during Summerlicious’ wintery counterpart, but still doing “quite nicely” overall. While this season’s most clicked-on restaurants included some of the usual suspects (Canoe, Aria), there were some surprises as well, like long-time Thai-food fixture Bangkok Garden and Adelaide Street’s Tutti Matti. See below for the full lineup of the most viewed Summerlicious restaurants, and to get the scoop on when you can still score a table:

1. Aria
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There are still reservations available for both lunch and dinner seatings until the end of Summerlicious.

2. Tutti Matti
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Wednesday night dinner is almost completely booked, as is Friday, but there are still openings for lunch and dinner all other days.

3. Starfish
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Tables for two can still be accommodated for dinner on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, but larger groups (three or more) are better off to book a table for lunch or dinner on Sunday. If you don’t mind sitting at the bar, there are still spots available every day during all regular hours.

4. Colborne Lane
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The staff tells us that it’s always worth giving them a call, they’ll get creative to try to fit you in. Dinner reservations only.

5. Canoe
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You can still snag a late lunch reservation (around 2 p.m.) for Thursday and Friday. Everything else is booked solid, of course.

6. Chiado
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Friday and Saturday are booking up quickly, but today through Thursday, there’s lunch and dinner availability.

7. Globe Bistro
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Call for a lunch or dinner reservation anytime this week.

8. Bangkok Garden
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The best chance to score a table is Wednesday for lunch and dinner. It’s busy the rest of the week, but some reservations are still available. Sunday’s Summerlicious dinner is not fully booked.

9. Parts and Labour
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We couldn’t reach staff, but their online booking system showed dinner reservations available for a table of four Wednesday through Saturday nights at 7 p.m.

10. Senses
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There are still some dinner availabilities for the week, but reservations are looking slim on the weekend. Try calling for day-of reservations, as there have been several no-shows.