Diners rave about the pepper calamari, plank poutine and cauliflower fritters. A view of Bronte Harbour completes the ambience.
67 Bronte Road, plankrestobar.ca
Yolanda’s Spuntino Casa
An intimate, friendly destination for a modern Italian meal on the gorgeous patio overlooking Bronte Harbour.
49 Bronte Road, yolandasspuntinocasa.com
Brightly lit by large windows and soaring ceilings inside with a huge patio outside. Live music and patio parties throughout the summer.
481 Cornwall Road, harperslanding.ca
A popular destination for its blend of traditional Italian pasta dishes and unique Nuevo Latino menu selections.
312 Lakeshore Road East, juliasristorante.com
Spanish and Portuguese American inspired food in traditional tapas style.
305 Lakeshore Road East, corksrestaurant.ca
An rustic Italian cafe and restaurant with legendary meatballs and a patio that sits under a canopy of trees.
94 George Street, 905-618-0255
Enjoy a 7 Sangria, exclusive Italian wines and fresh, local food in the heart of Towne Square.
216 Lakeshore Road East, the7.ca
A popular Mediterranean menu, winemaker’s dinners and Two Can Dine menu for $60 every Monday.
125 Lakeshore Road East, paradisorestaurant.com
For serious burger aficionados. Enjoy the new popup patio and watch the world go by. (Editor’s favourite: the Hunka Hunka).
149 Lakeshore Road East, worksburger.com
Jonathans of Oakville
Relax on the J-Bistro patio and enjoy French escargots, gourmet pizza or oysters on the half shell. Live music on weekends.
120 Thomas Street, jonathansofoakville.com
Tavern or Inn in Italian, this “Osteria” serves up rustic Italian dishes and wines.
421 Brant Street, cellisosteria.com
A dash of Little Italy serving authentic Italian dishes with a great view of downtown. Up to 10 specials served daily.
1455 Lakeshore Road, dimarios.com
Emma’s Back Porch
Pair that weekend at the cottage feeling on Emma’s laid-back patio with sweeping views of the lake and your after work beverage. Live music and lots
of weekly specials.
2084 Old Lakeshore Road, emmasbackporch.ca
Along with its new pop-up patio, diners are drawn to the $10 lunch menu: a choice of 7 items, including a bottle of beer or 4oz glass of wine.
455 Brant Street, testkitchenrestaurants.com
The Queen’s Head
Located on bustling Brant Street, this was the Queen’s Hotel in 1840. Specials include fish & chips, half-price wings and weekend features.
400 Brant Street, thequeenshead.ca
Sit on this picturesque brickwork alley patio and enjoy Monday $60 Date Night. Special winemakers’ dinners throughout the summer.
2041 Pine Street, paradisorestaurant.com
Treat yourself to a spectacular view of Lake Ontario while you enjoy a meal or a pint from the onsite microbrewery. Live music Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
1455 Lakeshore Road, pepperwood.on.ca
Spencer’s on the Waterfront
A meal with a view – and a heated patio, overlooking a summer pond and Lake Ontario.
1340 Lakeshore Road, spencers.ca
A new addition to Burlington with a fabulous view of Spencer Smith Park and Lake Ontario. Live music Thursdays and Sundays.
1455 Lakeshore Road East Unit 3, table34.com
Charm and sophistication in Village Square. Enjoy $5 mussels, $5 Corona, $5 select glasses of wine Fridays from 5 – 9pm.
417 Elizabeth Street, thestinson.com
Beaver & Bulldog Neighbourhood Taps & Grille
Right beside the lake on the main level of Burlington’s Waterfront Hotel. $5.99 “massive margaritas” Thursdays and $4 Coronas Fridays.
2020 Lakeshore Road, beaverandbulldog.com