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Restaurants 2018

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A perennial community partner Paradiso has always been there to support our event.Mediterranean cuisine served in a casual and elegant setting. Its warm, intimate atmosphere and friendly, efficient staff make Paradiso one of Burlington's most popular restaurants. 'Dinner is the Show' the eclectic menu; which draws its inspiration from the European Mediterranean, is prepared before your eyes in the open concept kitchen.

Water Street Cooker 

A fresh market grill where you are offered an array of fresh fish, meats and vegetables in an interesting contemporary fashion. Enjoy the Cooker experience which provides the comfort quality foods and service while challenging your mind to experiment with the different tastes of the menu.

Barra Fion Tapas and Grill

Spanish style and other world tapas and shared plates.

Naroma Pizza

Our pizza is made authentically to achieve the utmost flavour. Our dough is prepared slowly over seventy two hours and incorporates a secret blend of imported flours, extra virgin olive oil, kosher salt, and just a touch of yeast. Only the best ingredients are sourced and used to top a NàRoma pizza before being baked in our ovens. Featured on "You Gotta Eat Here".

Mickey McGuire's Cheese Shoppe


For over 25 years, Mickey McGuire’s Cheese has been a purveyor of’ fine cheeses in Southwestern Ontario.  Carrying over 400 varieties of cheese – local, Canadian, imported – from your old favourites to World Gold Medal winners.

Proprietor Mike McGuire travels the world to find interesting, unusual, and artisanal cheeses in every category: soft , blue , hard , goat /sheeps milk , pasteurized /unpasteurized.  There’s something for everyone at Mickey McGuire’s:  

Pane Fresco

Pane Fresco was developed out of a dream to create a world class bakery that would be comparable to the greats in Rome, Paris and New York but found in Burlington. The passion for the craft of artisan bread led Marc Albanese and his wife Felicia to open Pane Fresco with a commitment to using the highest quality of ingredients to provide their patrons with quality and freshness while simultaneously serving them with a smile.

Brown's Social House

Browns Socialhouse is dedicated to the art of presenting exceptional cuisine in our own stylish and unique setting. We like to think we simplify the dining experience, integrating fresh food and cheerful service in a relaxed environment.

Jackson's Landing

Jacksons Landing is an exciting new addition to the Burlington area. Locally crafted is our key to success. We built our location and menu with you in mind.

Jacksons Landing is a casual North American Bar Grill and Hub. Our menu speaks to our passion for excellence and our prepared in-house dishes reflect our commitment to quality and consistency.

Our creative look, by Burlington’s own McMillan Design offers a warm & cozy interior as well as a spectacular roof top patio.


Whether you come for a favourite meal or love trying new and trendy dishes, Milestones is all about great food without pretension. We're and impromptu meeting place for friends and a cozy spot for date nights.

Table 34 Resto Bar

Experience T34's contemporary cuisine in a stylish modern atmosphere. Enjoy a seasonal cocktail at the bar, relax in the dining room or on Table 34's large outdoor patio with a hand crafted plate and let your senses taste the difference that Table 34 has to offer ... and 'buck a shuck oysters 7 days a week from 3:00 to 6:00.


Caffe Demetre

Desserts like none other. French crepes and Belgian waffles served with gourmet ice cream. Coffees, teas, smoothies, cakes, and much more too.

Barque Smokehouse

What we affectionately referred to as Refined BBQ by combining traditional Southern smoking, modern scratch cooking and our dedication to hospitality. Low 'n' slow cooked meat - paired with fresh sides made with local ingredients - are at the centre of our inspiration: Barque Smokehouse serves urban inspired barbeque made from the best that Ontario has to offer.

J & G Meats

"J&G Quality Meats Ltd. is a high quality Butcher Shop for the discriminating carnivore. We specialize in Dry Aged Local Beef, Fresh Ontario Lamb, hormone and antibiotic free Pork,  air chilled Poultry and Hand Crafted, Gluten Free, Gourmet Sausages and Burgers."

Jake's Grill and Oyster House


market fresh oysters from the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans, as well as the areas best selection of fresh fish & fine shellfish. Our steaks are hand cut from fresh Canadian AAA aged beef and grilled over a natural hardwood fire. Jake's is always a highlight of the Lakeside a la Carte event.

Saving Thyme

Saving Thyme’s mission is to provide Burlington and the GTA with delicious French-inspired cuisine. Every menu item at Saving Thyme is made from scratch daily, with only the best single ingredients.

Topowe Boutique Events and Catering (from the chef of Red Canoe)

Creative development, coordination, management and execution. Unique menus, innovative execution, unforgettable culinary experiences. Limitless resources - experiences staff in all facets of food and event service.

Christy's Gourmet Gifts

Delectable sweets that remind you of home. All of their products are lovingly created from old family recipes using the finest Belgian chocolate and pure butter.

The Olive Dispensary

The Olive Oil Dispensary offers fresh, seasonal extra virgin olive oils from around the world, flavour-infused olive oils, balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy, and much more. Everything is on tap for you to taste and your favourite is bottled on the spot.

Sweet Paradise

With our newest location in Waterdown Sweet Paradise, with 30 years of experience, provides the finest in quality baking, delicatessen meats and cheeses as well as outstanding event catering. Sweet Paradise is an authentic Italian bakery. All of our products are given the utmost thought and care. We guarantee a timeless taste that is certain to leave you satisfied! Please come in and see our wide variety of bread, pastries, deli meats, imported cheeses, hot meals, and much more!


Developed by Troy Smith, a foodie and restauranteur , The Block Co became altogether something extraordinary. A local hub where you can find some of the worlds best cheese and charcuterie producers, local furniture restoration, local retailers of chef creativity, goods and provisions

Pintoh Cuisine

PinToh presents authentic and traditional cuisine prepared by two chefs  trained in Thailand and using traditional ingredients. Our elegant contemporary atmosphere is perfect for special occasions, anniversaries, and date nights. Come in and experience Thai in a new and exhilarating way.


Spencer's at the Waterfront

Located on the Burlington lakefront, Spencer's at the Waterfront offers breathtaking views and fabulous food. The menu features market fresh fish, exceptional seafood and mouth-watering Craft Cut Steak. Guests can enjoy the sparkling lake view from inside our glass-walled dining room, or from our stunning patio.


HoneyWest offers Burlington a casual dining experience in the heart of downtown an uses all aspects of food to create contemporary plates with an exotic flair, always reinventing our menu to stay fresh and seasonal. Classy yet casual, stylish but comfortable, HoneyWest offers delicious food and a welcoming atmosphere. 

Wendel Clark's

Wendel Clark’s Classic Grill and Sports Lounge is for all sports and food fans who want to enjoy a game and be treated to cutting edge food offerings and specialty drinks. This all takes place in a comfortable and inviting atmosphere that will appeal to groups, couples and families.

Alloro at Holiday Inn

Casual dining in a contemporary atmosphere.  Enjoy our hardy deluxe buffet breakfast or a selection from our a la carte menu or wrap up the day with a succulent steak, fresh seafood or one of our authentic pasta dishes.


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Noble Estates

A leading premium wine and spirits agency Noble Estates is the leading mid-size agency in the province of Ontario.



Located outside of the Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Strewn is a very special destination. Discover award winning VQA wines, a knowledgeable and friendly staff, and monthly wine education events. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the restaurant, or participate in a hands-on cooking class at Canada’s only winery cooking school.


Come visit us and experience Niagara Wine Country hospitality like no other. Our creekside crew at the tasting bar are some of the most friendly and knowledgeable folk in town. You'll feel immediately at home in our retail store, so relax, pull up a spot at the bar, and let us blow your mind with expressive, powerful VQA wines! The winery boasts one of the oldest and largest underground barrel cellars in Niagara and an amazing covered deck with a panaramic view of our vineyards. 

Rockway Glen

Rockway Vineyards is neatly nestled on The Twenty-Mile Bench of the Niagara Escarpment, one of the great premium grape growing regions of the world. This appellation elicits comparisons to the wine regions of Burgundy and New Zealand for both beauty and wine quality. Limestone-rich soils and ideal growing conditions have helped us produce world class wines.

Colio Estate Wines

Since opening its doors in 1980, Colio Estate Wines has won over 400 awards in competitions around the globe. Today you can enjoy the rewards of the hard work and craftsmanship that go into every bottle of our Colio wines. We continue to make expressive, refreshing white wines from our vineyards, planted with the likes of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Riesling. We have also built a remarkable reputation for varietals and sound red wines from our extensive plantings of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. 

Vineland Estates Winery

Open all year, Vineland Estates Winery is not only the home of a fine wine and cuisine, but an unmatched touring facility and wine country destination.  At this picturesque venue, extensive vineyards on the bench of the Niagara Escarpment provide the stunning backdrop to a unique cluster of carefully restored historic buildings.

Joiy Sparkling Wine

Sparkling Wine to Release Your Inner Mischief


Family tradition of winemaking began nearly half a millennium ago in the small winemaking town of Neustadt in Germany. In 1977, this tradition transcended to a new continent when founder Ewald Reif purchased land on the fertile banks of the Niagara River.

Pelee Island Winery

Our pavilion is the hub of activity on the island during the Spring, Summer and Fall. Join us for an interactive wine tour, wine tasting at our tasting bar and browse our gift shop where you can purchase unique items including gift baskets ready to go or custom made. 

Relax in our outdoor wine garden with a glass of wine while you enjoy the surroundings of our vineyard overlooking Lake Erie. Light snacks and "you BBQ" items available at our Deli Hut will compliment your wine of choice while you enjoy live entertainment every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. 


Konzelmann Estate Winery, Niagara's Exclusive Lakefront Winery, was established in Canada in 1984. Herbert Konzelmann chose the site on the shores of Lake Ontario due to the meso-climate, which is similar to the Alsace region in France. The wonderful balance of sun, soil, airflow and moisture conditions of this vineyard are ideal for the production of clean, delicate and fruity premium quality wines

Mountain Road Winery

Visit a genuine family farm ad sample winery and sample premium wines from the Beamsville Bench. Stroll the sloping vineyards planted in 1983 and view the spectacular panorama of Lake Ontario’s near and far shorelines. Free tasting of award winning wines is offered.

Noxx and Dunn Rum

 Made from 100% Florida sugar cane molasses and aged in American Oak barrels, it's a unique spirit that defies your expectations. Just like Florida itself. Take a poke around, learn, laugh, enjoy yourself, follow the links, but keep coming back, because there is always something going on..

Andrew Peller

The Company's award winning premium and ultra-premium brands include Peller Estates, Trius, Hillebrand, Thirty Bench, Sandhill, Copper Moon, Calona Vineyards Artist Series VQA wines and Red Rooster.



Meldville Wines

Meldville Wines is a virtual winery, specializing in small batch, limited edition wines created by renowned winemaker, Derek Barnett.  These First Edition wines are made with little intervention and are crafted in a time honoured way, allowing the vines to tell their own story.


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Nickel Brook Brewing Co.

Nickel Brook has been one of the leading players in the Ontario Craft Beer movement since 2005. We’ve consistently brewed Award Winning beers like Naughty Neighbour APA and Head Stock IPA, and a huge selection of seasonal and one-off speciality beers. In 2016, we transformed our original Burlington brewery into the Funk Lab, a facility dedicated solely to small-batch funk and sour beers. Our brewers combine all-natural ingredients, innovative new recipes and a depth of technical expertise to create amazing craft beer, A Miracle of Science!


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The new 5West Brewpub and Kitchen is the crafty new name for the Purple Heather Pub. A great destination spot for 5West signature craft beers, wines and spirits blended with an exceptional menu, service over and beyond the norm and a great entertainment lineup.  There is only one place you need to be and that is here at 5West.

Thornbury Village

Thornbury Village Cidery and Brewery is proud to produce award-winning, premium quality, Ontario craft ciders and beer.

Since 2006, our historic facility has been nestled in the famous Blue Mountains in the midst of 7,500 acres of apple orchards.


The name says it all: Aperol is the perfect aperitif. Bright orange in colour, it has a unique taste, thanks to the secret recipe, which has never been changed, with infusions of selected ingredients including bitter and sweet oranges and many other herbs (including rhubarb) and roots in perfect proportions.

Black Cow Vodka

Created entirely from the milk of grass grazed cows, Black Cow is crystal clear yet stands apart due to its creamy character and smooth texture. The vodka is made by separating the milk into curds and whey, then fermenting the whey into beer using a special yeast. This milk beer is then distilled and treated in a proprietary blending process. The vodka is then triple filtered and finished, before being hand bottled.

NZ Pure Beer

NZ Pure Lager is a new class of premium lager made only from New Zealand malt, hops, water and a specially selected yeast with no added additives or preservatives.  A refreshing easy-drinking lager, perfect ice cold and straight from the can.