From casual to fine dining, local favourites to tastes around the world. Cornwall has something for everyone. Here is a sneak peak to get you started!
Flavours to Savour
Cornwall offers some amazing dining experiences, with talented chefs creating dishes that tantalize the tastebuds. Whether your preference is steak, seafood or something off the beaten path, there will be something for you at Eight Zero Zero, ESCA, Schnitzels, Table 21, Truffles, Sheep’s Head Bistro, Stomping Grounds, Edward’s Bistro and Casa Paolo.
Crisps salads, tasty soups and generous sandwiches lead the way on many lunch menus at local bistros. Find a fresh and unique meal at Simply Jennifer, Stomping Grounds, The Shack, Sub Bay, Edward’s Bistro, Cakes & More, Tilly’s Eatery & Delicatessen and the long-standing Riley’s Bakery.
Tastes of the World
If you’re looking for a more exotic dining experience, we have many tastes of the world to offer. Greek, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, Indian and Chinese cuisine are all well represented. Check out Thum’s Kitchen, Tiny Table, Panda Restaurant, Bangkok Noodle Soup & Grill, Jack Lee’s, Philos, Au Vieux Duluth, Cedars, Shawarma on Wheels, Tandoor House, West End Shawarma or Caso Paol0.
Cornwallites take great pride in their pizza – and for good reason. The city is home to numerous pizzerias that serve up old-fashion pies sure to satisfy any appetite. Begin your unique Cornwall pizza experience with a visit to Riverside, Olympic, Louis’ Pizzeria, North End, King George, Roma’s, Philos or Cornwall BBQ.
Sometimes, a night out means a cold drink and basket of chicken wings in a cozy pub setting. If you’re looking for the pub lifestyle, make sure to check out the Jet Set Pub, Winner’s, Bill’s, The Glengarrian, La Maison Tavern.
Cornwall and our neighbouring communities have more than our fair share of great breweries and vineyards. Be sure to stop in at Rurban Brewing, Humble Beginnings, Stone Crop Acres, Smokie Ridge, and Stonehouse Vineyard to see what we mean.
Busy mornings in Cornwall are made tastier with several diners and restaurants serving up old-fashioned harvest plates, sweet and savoury crepes, waffles a la mode, fresh smoothies, and everything else in between. Be sure to visit Harv’s Diner, Sunnyside Up, Spinners Diner, Zorba’s, Cora, Harvest, Napoleon’s, Family Corner, and Val & Paulie’s Diner. For gourmet weekend brunch menus, be sure to check out Stomping Grounds, Sheep’s Head Bistro, Simply Jennifer, and the King George.
Summer bicycle rides through Cornwall are made even sweeter with out great selection of local ice cream shops conveniently located near the recreational path. Don’t believe us? Pedal over and try the unique flavours at Archies, Cowan’s Dairy, and Sheep’s Head Bistro. You can also find sweet treats at Fairy Sweet, Cakes & More, Dairy Queen, Laura Secord, Sip n Scoop, and Menchies.
Fast and Fantastic
If you’re looking for a quick meal we have you covered! In addition to chain restaurants on Brookdale Avenue, Second Street East and inside the Cornwall Square, Cornwall is home to num erous chip stands – another long-standing tradition in the area. Check out local favourites like Seguin Patate, Chef in a Bun, the Loose Caboose, and Gaetan’s Chip Stand. Or grab a ‘steamie’ – the Cornwall term for a steamed hot dog—at Billy K’s.
If you’re in town for a tournament, a group tour or a family get together you have a number of options that will be pleased to welcome your group. We recommend calling a head to ensure your table is ready upon arrival at East Side Mario’s, Boston Pizza, Shoeless Joe’s, and Kelseys,
Cornwall is surrounded by beautiful agricultural country filled with a variety of pick-your own farms and seasonal adventures. For strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, hop over to Avonmore Berry Farm or Rubicon Farms just north of the city. For apples, pumpkins and more, try Marlin Orchards and Garden Centre, and Applestock. For an extra special treat, visit Sand Road Maple Farm in the winter for maple sugar fun , a hearty brunch, and sleigh rides through the maple trees.
Looking for a tasty souvenir from the region to take home? Why not purchase something from one of our local farmers’ market or specialty shops. Shop daily at Marrow and Spice, Laura’s, The Community Market, and Henderson’s Bakery, or try one of our weekend farmers’ markets. The Cornwall Kinsmen Farmer’s Market on Sundays is a great place to start!