1. Barra Fion Tapas & Barrel
The team at Barra Fion believes that every great beverage deserves to be paired with an equally beautiful culinary experience. Their Spanish and tapas inspired menu is ever evolving, and their focus to maintain a fresh, natural, from-scratch menu is what separates them from the rest. They have a small but ever changing selection of local craft beers and their wines are sourced from all the great wine regions of the world along with many hidden gems.
2. Michael’s Back Door Restaurant
Established in 1981, Michael’s Back Door Restaurant has been providing Mississauga and the GTA with award-winning Italian cuisine and professional courteous service in a warm, comfortable atmosphere for 40 years. They offer the freshest ingredients and a variety of rare wines.
3. Kerr Street Cafe
Kerr Street Cafe opened in 2010 and is a relaxing environment for people to enjoy freshly prepared breakfasts, light lunches, and fine coffee in the heart of Kerr Village. They also offer packaged meals to take home. The success of the cafe lies in passion and attention to detail!
4. Pepe and Lela’s
The menu at Pepe and Lela’s incorporates traditional Mexican and Mexican-inspired cuisine, and each dish is made fresh daily from scratch. The owners have lived in Burlington for over 14 years, and their commitment is to provide the community with meals to nourish the body and soul, while maintaining excellent quality and value.
5. Noble Bistro Seafood
In the heart of Downtown Oakville, Noble Bistro Seafood is a gem like no other, serving mouthwatering seafood dishes. From Simply the Best Oysters, to their buttery Seabass and mouthwatering King Crab Legs, Noble Bistro Seafood prepares seafood to perfection.
6. Capra’s Kitchen
Capra’s Kitchen is a casual Modern Urban Italian Restaurant that serves Antipasto, Pasta and Pizza. Owned by Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra, their food is sourced locally whenever possible and they also use high-quality ingredients from Italy and Canada.
7. Rust Bistrobar
Rust Bistrobar is an intimate, casual cool dining destination with a team of highly-skilled chefs. They have crafted an elevated menu that focuses on fresh locally-sourced ingredients highlighting the seasons’ best, and encapsulating the essence of cooking from the heart and soul.
8. BRÜ Restaurant
Explore Brü’s extensive menu featuring American food; known for their craft beer, cocktails and gourmet in-house cooking. They offer many items including ribs, mussels, flatbreads, burgers, gluten-free and vegan options. Many consider Brü Restaurant the best place to eat in Oakville!
9. Jake’s Grill & Oyster House
Proprietor and Burlington resident Jamie Myers built and opened this popular restaurant in 1985 (The Big Oyster) and remodeled in 1998 to become Jake’s Grill & Oyster House. The restaurant features market fresh oysters, as well as the area’s best selection of fresh fish and fine shellfish. Their steaks are hand cut from fresh Canadian AAA aged beef and grilled over a natural hardwood fire.
10. Pasquale’s Trattoria
Pasquale’s Trattoria offers both Traditional and Modern Italian cuisine in an upscale casual dining atmosphere where everyone is welcomed. The roots of these delicious dishes go as far back as 1966 when Papa Calogero opened his first restaurant. Many of the Calogero’s traditional dishes have been embedded into the heart of Pasquale’s Trattoria.
11. Posta Italbar Cucina
POSTA Italbar is a Pastificio, Pizzeria and Enoteca. They specialize in high-quality Italian cuisine, made from fresh ingredients. Their sourcing revolves around organic products that are seasonally available and support local farms. Their carefully curated menu is inspired by Italy’s vast regions and offers a combination of the traditional Italian-style of cooking and modern, innovative techniques to satisfy all palates.