Here in South Eastern Ontario, we know the way to any person’s heart – through their stomach! Foodies will love the restaurants and the year-round staples found throughout Lennox and Addington.
Originally built as a brewery in 1857, this historic limestone building is situated directly on the river. Call your chicas and your buddies to enjoy traditional Canadian pub comfort food in a beautiful setting!
This quaint cafe is made only more charming by its mom’s kitchen feel, complete with laughter, love and the iconic creeky floors. Ellena’s Cafe is a wonderful cafe with a friendly atmosphere and THE best cupcakes! Look to Ellena’s for other tempting treats like carrot cake, French Canadian sugar Cream Fudge, pecan tarts – and so many more! You can visit them in Napanee for daily lunch specials along with hearty soups, and fresh sandwiches.
You Have to Try the KT Burger – everyone agrees you have never had a burger until you’ve had one of these! This local favourite is brushed with special sauce, that one can only assume is made from magic and unicorn tears.
Step inside this tropical themed ice cream parlour and prepare to have your sweet cravings fulfilled! Not only do they sell Reid’s Dairy Ice Cream but also Milkshakes, cotton candy and oh so much more!
6. Jiffy Grill
The perfect spot on a road trip to refuel before noon! Swing through the adorable town of Odessa and grab some comfort food off of their vast menu and pair it with a thick and sweet milkshake to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Visit the main focal point of the gorgeous Amherst Island this summer for a brunch that will be hard to forget! They have specialties for each day of the weekend, so fly in on a Friday for some beer-battered haddock, and then visit again on Saturday for the donut flavour of the week!
Season’s Fine Foods & Catering is a purveyor of local ingredients! As much as possible, owners Jazmin and Joseph use locally sourced ingredients to support farmers and producers in the region. Stop in or take out some tasty meals that include snacks, soups, sandwiches, entrée, and desserts.
Head to Yarker Ontario – home of Quinn’s Meats Ltd. This is a classical style butcher shop with a range of options from steaks, roasts, London broils, and various sausages. All of the meat sold at Quinn’s roadside retail shop is naturally aged on-premises. Pick up some of Quinn’s own pepperettes, and try the cajun beef jerky.
Picture this: Old Texas Style live fire cooking for a dozen hours before it gets to your plate. Whether it’s a nice reward after a long week of working from home or whether you’re looking for dinner for the whole family, Old Style Barbecue has you covered. With quality cuts of local meat, spiced and cooked just right, Old Style Barbecue is obsessed with serving the best barbecue… ever. Look for them at Mackinnon Brothers Brewing Company this summer!