2019 Talk of the Town Award Winners

Are you looking for the best places to eat in Oakville? All of the restaurants below have been chosen by the locals as the most amazing in their category throughout all of town! Keep looking back at this page for an updated list of all Talk of the Town Award winners.

Best Cafe: Vereda Central Coffee Roasters

Vereda Central Coffee Roasters is a coffee shop in the heart of Kerr Village, bringing all of Colombia’s coffee flavours and roasting techniques to Canada.

Best Fine Dining: Jonathans

Jonathans

Jonathan’s / J-Bistro offers a fine dining atmosphere with 7 dining rooms.  The wine cellar dining room is an exclusive private room for small groups and is surrounded by thousands of climate controlled wines in redwood racking from around the world.

Best Kid’s Menu: Boon Burger Cafe

Boon Burger Cafe is a place that offers 100% cruelty-free food to feed both body and soul. Find all of the amazing comfort foods you would expect to find in a traditional burger joint, but healthier and plant-based!

Best Brunch: The Crêpe Kitchen

Enjoy homemade gourmet sweet and savoury crêpes, French onion soup, unique sandwiches and signature French press coffee, all freshly served in a warm, friendly atmosphere.  The Crêpe Kitchen has a family-friendly atmosphere and offers many unique delicacies.

Best Burger: The King’s Arms

In the mid-1970s The King’s Arms was the first pub to be established in Oakville, under the name “The Duke of Bedford.”

We are proud to be a part of that history and hope to maintain the tradition of The King’s Arms, providing welcome hospitality to the patrons of today.

Our motto accurately describes our attitude towards our patrons:  “Where you’re a stranger but once!”

Best Patio: COVE Bar and Restaurant

COVE Bar and Restaurant is based on fresh and sustainable seafood and elevated bar food, making it more accessible for Bronte Harbour. Owner Michael Mercanti decided to open COVE just in time for Spring and Summer 2019. It has the nicest patio in all of Oakville.

Best Vegan Menu: Dar Nabati

Their mission is to make everyday staples using plant-based ingredients, whether it’s a croissant or a hearty salad. They source their food and products locally and ensure it’s organic whenever possible. They are very conscious as to where they get their ingredients, packaging, and how much waste they produce as a business.

Best Wings: The Original 6 Line Pub

Original 6 Line Pub

The Original 6 Line Pub is a casual, friendly, neighbourhood sports-focused bar and grill. Featuring a large selection of both draught and bottled beer, spirits and a diverse menu highlighted by their famous chicken wings. Prices can’t be beaten and you never know who might be there, as many former and current pro athletes have been known to stop in. You’ll never miss a moment of sports action with a full sports package of television channels available on the many big screens. As an added bonus, they have two of the best pool tables in Oakville.

Best Craft Beer: Bru

BRU has one of the best selections of craft beer in the town. Supporting over 15 Ontario breweries and premium imports there is something for everyone on the six taps and thirty bottles. The 16 item menu of modern pub fare offers classics like gluten-free fish and chips, gourmet hamburgers and house smoked meat. Great for those new to craft and experienced palates alike, come on in for a BRU.

Best Bakery: Sugar Suite Cakes

Sugar Suite Cakes

Sugar Suite Cakes is a luxury retail bakery serving Oakville and the Greater Toronto Area. They specialize in handcrafted cakes and favours, as well as special occasion treats and confections. Their shop is 100% gluten-free and peanut-free with many vegan options. They also focus on using wholesome, natural ingredients to create high-quality products that taste as good as they look.

Best Wine Menu: Buca Di Bacco

buca di bacco

Buca Di Bacco’s menu is composed of simple, earthy ingredients – the foundation of Italian cooking. While enjoying their dishes and carefully selected vintages, we hope you might just feel like an Italian as we try to bring you the aromas, tastes, and spirit of Italy. It’s not about eating Italian; It’s about eating ‘like’ an Italian.

For more information about the Talk of the Town Awards, visit visitoakville.com.