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- $89 for a three-course dinner special set menu with wine pairings for two (a $178 value)
- $175 for a three-course dinner special set menu with wine pairings for four (a $356 value)
Lucien's kitchen is constantly changing the menu to provide the freshest local ingredients to customers. In the past, appetizers have included albacore tuna crudo with ponzu sauce, preserved lemon, pear, and radish, and dinners have included Lake Erie white bass with tamarind nage, spiced peanuts, basil, and mushroom relish.
On a nondescript St. Lawrence Market District street corner, one of the area's top fine dining establishments hides inside a historic brick building. Lucien's almost industrial-looking facade is a stark juxtaposition to an interior where chandeliers and velvety red curtains contribute to a refined yet welcoming space. Customers dine flanked by an elegant marble-topped bar and a sectioned wall behind which the kitchen staff can be spied conjuring up the restaurant's acclaimed dishes, all made form locally sourced ingredients.
Experienced restaurateur Simon Bower crafted the eatery's attitude and decor while chef Etienne Lemieux created the menu, which stars such gems such as grilled bincho octopus and red deer bresola. Lucien's genial milieu exudes the elegance of fine dining in an unstuffy, cozy setting. The establishment has won numerous awards for its overall quality, being praised as "the city's best new restaurant" by Toronto Life magazine and placed among enRoute magazine's top 10 restaurants in Canada. Meals can be capped off with an artisanal cheese plate ($17) or sake cherries jubilee ($12).
Service was excellent. Friendly and attentive. Water was always topped up. I would try this place again on a regular night for a special occasion.Karen L., Yelp, 7/12/13
A small and intimate room ,not too noisy. Very attentive service. A thoroughly delightful dining experiencetravlife, TripAdvisor, 8/25/12
36 Wellington St. E
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C7