Outdoor dining – Pick a patio… relax and enjoy!

outdoor dining


Plank Restobar
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

Harper’s Landing
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

Julia’s Ristorante
A popular destination for its blend of traditional Italian pasta dishes and unique Nuevo Latino menu selections.
312 Lakeshore Road East, juliasristorante.com

Corks Restaurant
Spanish and Portuguese American inspired food in traditional tapas style.
305 Lakeshore Road East, corksrestaurant.ca


Piazza Bistro
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

7 Enoteca
Enjoy a 7 Sangria, exclusive Italian wines and fresh, local food in the heart of Towne Square.
216 Lakeshore Road East, the7.ca

Paradiso Restaurant
A popular Mediterranean menu, winemaker’s dinners and Two Can Dine menu for $60 every Monday.
125 Lakeshore Road East,  paradisorestaurant.com

The Works
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


Celli’s Osteria
Tavern or Inn in Italian, this “Osteria” serves up rustic Italian dishes and wines.
421 Brant Street, cellisosteria.com

Dimario’s Trattoria
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

Test Kitchen
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

Pepperwood Bistro
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

Table 34
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

The Stinson
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

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