Dining and Culture

Delight in the dining culture of Oakville, Ontario. There are a variety of restaurants in Oakville, featuring cuisines from all over the world that give this town an acclaimed name. From the cozy, love-inspired spots to the exclusive menu items, elegance has been the thriving theme of our restaurants. On your date night in downtown Oakville, enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Ontario and peaceful walk along the harbour.

Indulge in “A Taste of Oakville” an annual event in January and February that features the best local restaurants, offering prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus with a variety of culinary masterpieces.

Whether you are looking for a romantic fine-dining restaurant, a place to take the kids, or a place for a business lunch, Oakville’s wide range of restaurants will offer what you need.

There are plenty of outdoor activities for families and nature lovers, including fishing, hiking, kayaking, scuba diving, swimming, shopping and many more to keep you entertained while you are here. Arts and cultural events are widespread in this gem of a town, with many art galleries and historical museums. Let’s not forget the finest shopping places including the Toronto Premium Outlets only a 15 minute drive away and the classy boutiques of downtown Oakville. Don’t miss out on Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts which showcases theatre, dance, music and comedy all year round.

Just a 30 minute drive to Toronto, Oakville is an ideal home base for the urban weary traveller looking for quiet nights on the doorstep of Canada’s largest city. Stop in Oakville to get your dining and culture fill for the day or weekend!

Restaurant List


Cucci is for those that haven’t forgotten the pleasures of dining with friends and every menu item has been created with that philosophy in mind, we are forever searching for ways to tease your senses and stimulate your palate.

Ristorante Julia

At Ristorante Julia the magic that surrounds you arises from passion: Passion for food, family and living. Our blend of Italian and Latin kitchens – LataLiano – combines sensuous and savory Traditional Italian cuisine with exotic and fiery New Latin cuisine.


Dine at this Symposium Café Restaurant & Lounge – Oakville located at the Abbey Plaza. This Symposium Café Restaurant & Lounge location is conveniently located on Upper Middle Road and Third Line and it opens 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your restaurant dining pleasure.

The Compass

The restaurant is contemporary and luxurious, located directly on the waterfront in a historical lighthouse building. At Compass you will find inspired classic dishes re-visited using modern techniques and stylish presentation.

Spoon and Fork

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Funky Thai

If you enjoy experimenting with new flavors, you are definitely at the right place!  At Funky Thai, we strive to enlighten your Thai dining experience to the next level.

Stoney’s Bread Company

Our goal is to be the first place you picture in your mind when you think: “I’d love a great restaurant with amazing food and charm

The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

At The WORKS, we are obsessed with making you the WORLD’S BEST BURGER! We start with only fresh Canadian beef, hand press it daily and then we cook it to perfection. Come on in to kick back, relax, have a signature appetizer, ice-cold beer or classic milkshake and enjoy your WORLD’S BEST BURGER!!

The Firehall

The Firehall Cool Bar Hot Grill is located in Bronte in Oakville, Ontario. Famous for our family friendly menu, fun atmosphere and of course our world renowned wings!

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