Tomorrow is National Caesar Day and we’ve got you covered on some of the most fun, delicious and ‘Instagrammable’ Caesars offered by Toronto restaurants in celebration! It’s been 50 years since Canada’s cocktail came to life and restaurants in town continue to keep pulling all the stops on this one – giving us yet another reason to enjoy dining out in #the6ix.
The Top 10 Restaurants with killer Caesars:
10. Wahlburgers Toronto
46 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V 2G5
Wahlburgers Toronto kicks things up a notch with their ‘Go Wahl Out Caesar’. Standing at nearly 2 feet tall, the drink features vodka, Mott’s Clamato, house spice mix, Worcestershire sauce, bacon flavoured rim, and is topped with 3 Wahl Brothers Sliders — one for each brother: ‘The Our Burger’ for Paul; ‘The BBQ Bacon’ for Donnie; and the ‘Thanksgiving Burger’ for Mark.
The caesar is available for a limited time starting May 16 until the end of the Victoria Day long weekend on May 20.
9. Walrus Pub & Pong Bar, Belfast Love, Death & Taxes (Donnelly Group locations in Toronto)
187 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5L 1G5
The Donnelly Group restaurants have taken on their own unique twist with the new Donnelly Group Caesar. Made with Walter Caesar mix (100% natural, Canadian owned), and Absolut vodka, it is always served as a double. The recipe uses classic Caesar spices (Tabasco and Lea & Perrins), no substitutes accepted. The drink is garnished with a sprig of fresh rosemary and thyme, making it both both eye-catching and aromatic.
The Donnelly Group Caesar is also available as a non-alcoholic drink made with Seedilp Garden 108. (a non-alcoholic distillate from English peas, hay and other vegetal ingredients).
8. Project Gigglewater
1369 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1Y3
Project Gigglewater offers their distinctive and new Grey Goose cucumber dill (+ a splash of smoke) caesar garnished with bacon and fried stuffed olives, in celebration of National Caesar Day. The rim consists of celery salt with a garnish of lemon, celery, bacon and deep fried stuffed olives.
7. Louix Loius at The St. Regis Toronto
325 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5H 4G3
As usual, Louix Loius keeps it classy on the 31st floor of The St. Regis Toronto by introducing ‘The Rouge 140’, a luxurious take on Canada’s cocktail. The drink features a blend of 1 ½ oz local vodka with a concoction of savoury Bloody Mary Spice Mix and oven roasted red pepper tomato juice. It is topped with a delicious garnish of blistered vine on cherry tomatoes, venison pepperette and olive oil coated watercress.
6. Sofia Restaurant & Bar
99 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1C1
Elevate your fine dining experience at Sofia Restaurant & Bar with ‘Sofia’s Carrot and Beet Caesar.’ With its interesting ingredients and stylish appearance, it is quite the treat. In addition to Ketel One vodka and clamato juice, there is also a mixture of beet carrot and ginger juice giving it a vibrant colour and fresh taste. The garnish includes a house pickled carrot & cauliflower with a Calabrian pepper.
5. Pick 6ix Sports
33 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 0A9
Want to catch up on the game while you sip on a delicious drink? Check out the caesar at Pick 6ix Sports, made with Kettle One Vodka, Lea and Perrins, Tobasco and Clamato Juice. The tasteful garnish consists of green beans, a red pepper, garlic and spicy pickle skewer, and a Caesar rim.
4. Bar Verde at Nordstrom Eaton Centre
260 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 2L9
For those looking for something stylish and simple, Bar Verde welcomes you to try their enchanting Caesar. The drink is made with Tito’s vodka, tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce and Caesar mix. The delicious garnish includes a queen pimento stuffed olive and candied bacon prep.
3. The Landing Group (Hunter’s, Kelly’s, etc.)
82 Fort York Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 4A6
If you’re in the mood for a fun and adventurous caesar at your weekend brunch, The ‘Landing Cure’ at any of the Landing Group locations is your best bet. This captivating caesar is comprised of Absolut vodka (2 oz.), a lobster tail, pizza slice, aged white cheddar, bacon, fresh cut vegetables, and pickles. There’s no better way to end a long week than with this filling and picturesque drink.
2. Reyna on King
354 King St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1K9
Reyna on King has been the talk of the town with its trendy and scenic atmosphere on King Street and its new drink, ‘Cleopatra’s Caesar’ adds well to an already charming menu. This elegant mix of a drink consists of Altos tequila, clam nectar, balsamic syrup, tabasco, cucumber and green apple. It is completed with a Za’atar salt rim and garnished with Kalamata olives.
1. The Harlem Underground
745 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G1
Nothing says you’re looking for an insane caesar quest like going for the The Bloody Jerk at The Harlem Underground. In addition to the vodka, Worcestershire sauce, Jamaican jerk bitters, harlem hot sauce, horseradish & Mott’s Clamato, this cocktail is garnished with a delicious skewer of mini fried chicken & waffles, candied plantain & a crunchy deep fried pickle. It certainly takes ‘Instagrammable’ drinks to a whole new level.
Score on Davie to open on National Caesar Day
The Vancouver based Score on Davie restaurant is coming to Toronto! They’re set to open tomorrow with the featured ‘Mott’s Clamato Caesar’, which is garnished with various options ranging from pickles, onion rings, and chicken wings to cheeseburgers and cake slices on a stick. While we haven’t had the chance to sample it ourselves, it sure does sound like a delectable ride!
Happy National Caesar Day, 6ixers. Book your reservations now and enjoy a fantastic drink by celebrating the Canadian way!