February 15, 2023

Taste of Oakville is sure to have something delicious for every palate. With 35 restaurants to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to begin. To help make your decision easier, here are five restaurants to get your Taste of Oakville 2023 journey started.

1. J.A.C’s Bistro

J.A.C’s Bistro – This family-run restaurant offers a unique and delicious selection of rustic Italian and French cuisine. Their appetizers feature smoked pork belly or potato & corn chowder. Next, they provide three choices of mains, including shrimp and sausage étouffée, grilled Atlantic salmon or spiced chicken gnocchi. For dessert, try out their crêpes topped with fresh strawberries and cream.

2. Zara’s By The Lake

Zara’s By The Lake – Nestled in the heart of Bronte, this Mediterranean eatery offers a variety of flavours that will tantalize your taste buds. Their menu consists of two appetizers hummus or garden salad. The main course featured is a mixed grill for one, including pineapple chicken, chicken shawarma and kafta, paired with your choice of rice, potatoes or french fries. Don’t forget to save room for dessert with their delicious baklava.

3. Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Chop Steakhouse & Bar – If steak is what you’re looking for, then head over to Chop. Their lunch menu consists of a Nashville hot chicken sandwich, prime beef dip, the chop burger, tomato basil linguine, or avocado super bowl. For dinner, choose from a starter selection, including caesar salad, featured soup, or escargots stuffed mushrooms. Then, pick from Chop’s well-known dishes – such as top sirloin, prime rib, oven-roasted chicken, shrimp linguine, or miso glazed salmon. To finish, indulge in a delicious dessert like New York cheesecake, flourless chocolate torte or crème brûlée.

4. Paradiso Restaurant

Paradiso Restaurant – This warm and intimate atmosphere draws inspiration from European Mediterranean cuisine and uses fresh ingredients in all its dishes. Lunch includes any choice of appetizer served with an option of pasta or pizza. Paradiso’s dinner menu consists of a selection of appetizers such as spinach & artichoke arancini, pickled pears salad or tomato & smoked paprika soup. Main dinners include duck with butternut squash ravioli, porcini-crusted pork tenderloin, oven-roasted salmon or orecchiette with white beans & kale. Dessert includes a flourless chocolate torte that will leave you wanting more! 

5. Boon Burger

Boon Burger – Finally, if you’re searching for a vegan-friendly restaurant, then Boon Burger is the place to go! Offering lunch and dinner options such as two vegan burgers, two poutines, plus two house drinks per person makes it perfect for sharing with friends and family alike!

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No matter what kind of food you’re looking for in Oakville, these five restaurants will surely deliver an unforgettable culinary adventure that will leave you wanting more! With unique menus ranging from Mediterranean cuisine to classic Italian fare, there is something here for everyone, so don’t hesitate – book one (or all!) of these amazing restaurants today!

And this is only a start. Be sure to check out our Taste of Oakville website to view all participating restaurants and their menus.