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Asian

Asian Wok ‘n’ Roll
Hakka Chinese Restaurant with mouthing-watering specialties. 200+ seating. Buffet available for parties. 2 locations in Mississauga:
6905 Millcreek Drive, Unit 13
905-567-0088;
2919 Derry Road East
905-671-8997
www.asianwoknroll.com


Avani Asian Indian Bistro
The hip Indian-influenced music blends well with the modern progressive concept. The walls are adorned with breathtaking tapestries and artwork and the large inviting bar has a shale stone waterfall backdrop to compliment the selection of quality wines. The impressive upscale menu divides the classic Indian dishes and the Hakka items that both include numerous vegetarian and seafood selections. Avani is open 7 days a week from 11:30am.
801 Matheson Blvd. W.
905-501-0021

www.avani.ca

Axia
Axia Restaurant and Bar
Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Korean food all under one roof. Axia specializes in serving over 230 featured dishes from across the Orient at a comfortable price. An extensive menu features chicken teriyaki, pad thai, dim sum, thai and malay curries, sizzling plate Szechwan tiger shrimps, sushi, sashimi and much more. Axia has the unique ambience of an outdoor Asian marketplace patio. Fully licensed with unique martinis and cocktails, sake, soju, bubble tea and more.
5045A Plantation Place
905-608-AXIA
www.axiarestaurant.com


Dai Ichi Sushi
Wide selection of sushi, mixed teriyaki and tempura as well as  traditional Japanese and Korean fare. Sample sukiyaki and shabu shabu with Dai Ichi’s traditional table cooking. Take-out available.
3105 Winston Churchill Blvd. Unit 7, 905-820-8869

Great Wok of China
Enjoy gourmet style Cantonese and Szechwan Chinese food conveniently located in the Central Parkway Mall. Daily lunch specials. Delivery noon to close.
377 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E. 905-276-7665
www.thegreatwokofchina.com

J.J. Japanese Thai
J.J. Japanese Thai is quite simply one of the most beautiful restaurants ever to grace the city of Mississauga. From the moment you step inside the door of this elegant, urban, exotic concept you will be convinced that you are dining in one of the world’s major culinary capitols. The bar is dramatic and inviting - even just for drinks. The dining areas are sectioned off for privacy and entertaining. The wine and bar list is extensive with a rarely seen large selection of sake. The superior grade sushi and sashimi hail the menu along with Thai wok dishes, curries and noodles. The lunch specials offer set menus of Teriyaki, Bento boxes and sushi. This Japanese Thai inspired restaurant is worth taking a look. Reservations recommended.
6485 Mississauga Rd.
905-567-8882

www.jjjapanesethai.com

Ming Room
Enjoy authentic Hakka Chinese cuisine – an elegant fusion of East Indian and Chinese styles of cooking. Located north of Streetsville in Mississauga, Ming Room is also well known for their Hunan, Szechwan and Manchurian dishes. Open seven days a week, they offer dine in, take-out, delivery and catering services.
6461 Mississauga Rd.
905-812-1234;
3085 Hurontario St.
905-812-1234
www.mingroom.com


Momiji Japanese Restaurant
Momji means maple leaves in Japanese.  It represents our intention to a part of Canadian society.  In all our original creations, we incorporate the traditional roots of Japanese cuisine with western, specifically using ony the highest quality ingredients Momji is great for casual and formal dining, lunch and dinner.
1801 Lakeshore Road West
905-823-8430
www.tasteofclarkson.com


Suko Thai
Take one beautiful restaurant that serves trendy Thai cuisine, add affordable prices and a high traffic area and voila; your recipe to success. Through the doors of Suko Thai, you enter a world of tasteful exotic ambiance. Massive, ornate statues and figurines are surrounded by windows, as soothing traditional Thai music floats through the air. Suko Thai is reknowned for their House Pad Thai with Chicken and Shrimp and their Green Curry. They have lunch specials Monday through Friday for $7.95 and offer take-out and delivery. A large patio awaits on warm weather occasions and the restaurant is licensed.
3115 Winston Churchill Blvd. 905-369-0486
www.sukothai.ca


Summit Garden Chinese Cuisine
Offering a superb blend of authentic contemporary dishes and décor, the Summit Garden is sure to delight your eyes as well as your palate. The restaurant’s extraordinarily variety-filled menu includes Cantonese & Szechuan cuisine, alongside a superb array of Dim Sum, sizzling platters of beef & chicken, wholesome Chinese delicacies like Peking Duck, Shark Fin & Abalone. L.L.B.O. Licensed.
3015 Winston Churchill Blvd.
at the corner of Dundas St. W. 
905-828-6686

www.summitgarden.com

The Ming Room
If you enjoy the intense spiciness of Indian food and all the exotic flavours of Chinese food; then you should experience the unique fusion of Hakka-Chinese cuisine. The Hakka method of cooking is using fresh ingredients like cilantro, coriander and green chilies, adding Chinese soy sauce and sweet and spicy Indian sauces to create an incomparable marriage of flavours. Ming Room’s signature dishes include Flaming Chicken, Chili Fish, Manchurian Beef and Salt & Pepper Prawns. Both Ming Room locations are open 7 days a week for dine-in, take-out and delivery
6461 Mississauga Rd.
905-812-1234;
3085 Hurontario St.
905-615-8288
www.mingroom.com



Bar & Pub

Clarkson Pump and Patio
“The Pump” is renowned for its famous Monday and Tuesday wing nights. Grab a beer and choose from a menu featuring appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas and pastas.
1744 Lakeshore Rd. W.
905-855-9354
www.clarksonpump.com


Coopers Pub

Coopers Pub serves up traditional Irish hospitality in a cozy environment. Rich dark woods, coffered ceilings, comfy leather booths, fireplace and a large inviting bar makes Coopers a perfect meeting place. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy all their favourite televised games including big screen action for major sporting events. The menu features a wide variety of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, daily specials and typical Irish pub fare including their popular shepherds pie and fish & chips. Coopers also serves an all day – every day breakfast.
780 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
905-275-3245

www.cooperspub.ca

Failte
Failte Irish Pub
Six Irish pubs under one roof. Great food and daily specials. Live entertainment Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Karaoke Sundays. Ideal for parties and special occasions. Come and try this unique Irish Pub experience. Wednesdays Martini Madness. Watch all sports on our Big Screens.
201 City Centre Dr.
905-276-2212

www.failteirishpub.ca

Franklin Pourhouse
The historical Franklin House built in 1850 in downtown Streetsville has come to life again in a sophisticated pub concept where the old has been preserved to meld with the new. The second floor is a larger room equipped with a second bar and a unique small patio on the balcony. The menu has been created with an upscale flare including a selection of mussels and frites, artichoke and stilton dip and bacon wrapped meatloaf to name a few. An inviting large street level patio fills the front entrance. Live entertainment is offered Thurs., Fri., and Sat. Open 7 days a week.
263 Queen St. S. Streetsville, 905-369-0500
www.thefranklinhouse.ca

Lionheart British Pub & Restaurant
What do you get when you cross traditional with contemporary? The Lionheart Pub located at Tenth Line and Derry. This beautiful new pub boasts classic interior décor such as a stunning bookshelf wall, centre-room fireplace, cozy booths and tables and inviting bar. It then adds personalized flat screens equipped with satellite to enjoy worldwide games, free internet access, complimentary computer at the bar, bright wrap-around windows, a family friendly atmosphere with live entertainment later in the evening, servers dressed in kilts and a great menu.
3221 Derry Rd. W.
905-824-6669

www.lionheartbritishpub.com

P.K Creek Bar & Grill
Great daily and nightly food specials. Live entertainment Friday nights and Karaoke Wednesday nights. Five big-screen TVs to catch the big game.  UFC Fights, Saturday nights, monthly.
255 Dundas St. W.
just west of Hwy
10 905-306-1999

www.pkcreek.ca

Scruffy’s Irish Pub
Scruffy’s Irish Pub is set inside a re-finished 1820’s Heritage House, creating a sophisticated, yet comfortable bar and restaurant atmosphere. With 14 draughts on tap, a menu full of variety (including traditional Irish dishes, pub fare, and many of their own delicious creations), as well as daily specials on both food and beverages, Scruffy’s is the perfect spot for all occasions. The cozy bar and lower dining room area is equipped with many HD TV’s, showing all popular favourite sporting events (including all soccer games!) Scruffy’s also has a beautiful garden patio.
30 Eglinton Ave. W.
905-568-1122

www.scruffymurphys.ca

St. Louis Bar & Grill
DEVILISHLY GOOD! For the best wings and ribs in town St. Louis is a must try.  Casual fun atmosphere offering plasma televisions for all sporting events including UFC fights.  Whether it is for a quick pint, a great meal or snack.  St. Louis is the little blue pill for your taste buds.
29 Aventura Court
905-670-4373;
2508 Hampshire Gate
905-829-1223

www.stlouiswings.com

TaZa Bar + Grill
TaZa Grill + Bar is an eatery of quiet sophistication with a fresh, contemporary ambience. You’ll find inventive cuisine favourites with a twist, friendly service and a relaxing atmosphere that will have you coming back. The inviting bar with its fresh vibe, is a perfect after work meeting spot with half priced appetizers served during happy hours. TaZa Grill also offers a private dining room for parties, celebrations, anniversaries and meetings with audio/video facilities.
Located in Four Points Sheridan,
2501 Argentia Rd.
905-363-2444
www.tazagrillandbar.com


The Fox & Fiddle
The classic black wood tables and chairs with its plush red velvet accents gives the Fox & Fiddle its quintessential pub charm. Intimate booths provide a spot for quiet conversations and the inviting lounge can easily turn into a private function room with its leather sofas and a large communal table. Nine flat-screens hang in every direction plus there is a large side patio to enjoy the view of Kariya Park. Enjoy live entertainment on Wednesday nights and a Dj on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. The extensive menu boasts traditional pub fare along with sandwiches, wraps, burgers nachos and over twenty appetizers. Fifteen beers are on draught with a selection of imports. Open 7 days a week at 11am until 1am/2am on weekends.
285 Enfield Place
905-566-1355
www.foxandfiddle.com


The Harp Restaurant & Pub
Established in 1988, The Harp is the oldest bar in Port Credit and has won the Mississauga News Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Pub in Mississauga” for many years standing. Every Friday and Saturday enjoy live music ranging from a Tragically Hip tribute to Celtic rock bands. On Sundays expect the complete NFL package as well as the Meteors early evening show. Monday and Tuesdays are great nights to catch sporting events on the big screen and enjoy their famous wings. The extensive menu has something for everyone; from prime rib to pizza.
55 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-274-3277

www.theharppub.ca

The Mad Hatter
Come enjoy one of Mississauga’s warmest pub atmospheres at the Mad Hatter. This traditional English Pub offers everything you would expect in beer (16 droughts) and food, plus great entertainment and an ambiance you won’t forget. The cozy red brick building can seat 129 people, and represents the finest pubs in London.
4646 Heritage Hills Blvd.
(corner of Eglinton)
905-501-9048


West 50 Pourhouse & Grille
Canada’s largest draught house, West 50 boasts 115 taps of the finest brew poured to icy perfection via a state-of-the-art draft system as well as 75 fabulous food items freshly prepared for your lunch, dinner and late night dining enjoyment. There is something for everyone to enjoy in this 8,500 square foot destination of casual comfort. West 50 also has a stellar outdoor patio.
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
2nd Floor in the Sussex Centre,
905-949-937
www.hiprestaurants.com



Buffet

Big Fat Greek Buffet
This multi-level restaurant is perfect for large groups as well as intimate dinners and capable of seating up to 200 people. The buffet stations are in an open-market theme which offers a wide variety of authentic Greek dishes that are perfect for sampling if unfamiliar. All of their items are made in-house including the salad dressings and dips such as zatziki and hummus. Greek wines are available as well as imported Greek beer.
5165 Dixie Rd.
905-206-1197


Live Cuisine
Live Cuisine’s main rotund dining area is surrounded by full-length windows, allowing natural light to fill the room during its exquisite lunch buffet, Monday to Friday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Join them for an elegant pre-theatre dinner buffet on most show nights, beginning at 5:30 p.m., during the performance season from October to May.
First floor of the Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Dr.
905-306-6116

www.livingartscentre.ca/live_cuisine

Stage West All-Suite Hotel
and Theatre Restaurant

Turn an evening of fine dining into a fabulous night out at Mississauga’s Las Vegas-style dinner theatre, where comedies, dramas and musicals light up the stage. Enjoy the superb buffet. A guaranteed good time.
5400 Dixie Rd.
905-238-0042 (for theatre reservations)  www.stagewest.com



Cafe & Bistro

The Apricot Tree
A quaint café with an original open kitchen design where guests are welcome to watch their desserts being created. Daily lunch and dinner specials with the freshest ingredients. Wide variety of cakes, desserts and ice cream, all made on the premises.
1900 Dundas St. W.
905-855-1470
www.apricottreecafe.com


Caffé Demetre
Come to Caffé Demetre Mississauga for Lunch, Brunch, Oven-Finished Pizza Sandwiches, Soups and Salads, Espresso Bar and World-Class Desserts with a Homemade Ice Cream Bar. LLBO.
90 Courtney Park Dr. E.
905-564-7977

www.waycoolcafe.com

Café Trio
Whether it’s dinner for two or a place to meet your colleagues and friends, Café Nicole is the perfect place to relax, unwind and stay connected.  The “Best Breads in the City” are featured in our Buffet Breakfast and our lunch and dinner menus offer the Chef’s signature selections. Enjoy our weekly live entertainment to loosen up and leave the rest to us.  We’ve been expecting you!
3670 Hurontario St.
905-803-6713


Macy’s Restaurant & Delicatessen
Don’t miss the Macy’s famous Montreal smoked meat sandwiches, Friday night beer battered Halibut & Chips and our Saturday night Prime Rib! Join Macy’s seven days a week for the best breakfast in town, as well as new summer salads and fresh wraps.  A great spot to bring the family on the weekend, or for a business meeting during the week. Call for take out and catering!
2257 Royal Windsor Dr.
905-822-226
www.macysdiner.com


Casual Family

Alice Fazooli’s
Italian and Louisiana-influenced cuisine. Open for lunch, dinner and late night dining.
Across from Square One,
905-281-1721;
Winston Churchill / QEW
in the AMC Complex
905-829-3250

www.alicefazoolis.com

Cora’s Breakfast & Lunch

For 15 years, Cora has been cooking homemade dishes. Fresh fruit and healthy eating is their focus. At Cora’s, something special is always cooking.
4120 Dixie Rd.
905-624-1297;
1865 Lakeshore Road W.
905-823-2672;
Meadowvale Town Centre, 905-814-5225


Montfort Mediterranean Cuisine

Montfort boasts bright, warm, sunny walls, tasteful artwork, unique lighting and flowing music to capture the essence of the Mediterranean. The menu boasts authentic foods from Lebanon, The Holy Land, Egypt and Greece. They are open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner and late night.
30 Bristol Rd. E.
905-501-9696;
60 Dundas St. E
905-949-1447;
1900 Fowler Dr.
905-822-1444, www.montfortmississauga.com


Nando’s Flame-Grilled Chicken
Nando’s marinates their chicken for a minimum of 24 hours in their own Peri-Peri sauce derived from the African bird’s-eye chili pepper. The celebrated ingredient adds a unique and delicious flavour to their signature take-home sauces, marinades and famous chicken dishes. Nando’s is open 7 days a week.
815 Britannia Rd. W.
905-567-7050

www.nandoscanada.com

Regatta Bar & Grille
Accommodates up to 154 guests and includes a beautifully appointed private dining room. The engaging nautical theme combines bright, contemporary lighting and décor within a relaxing atmosphere.Award-winning executive chef Derek Mayes allows the quality and character of the freshest ingredients to dominate the menu which includes enticing selections such as roasted rack of lamb, blackened sea bass and basil crusted salmon.
In the Delta Meadowvale Hotel
6750 Mississauga Rd.
905-821-1981


Rubicon Grill
Rubicon Grill is not just about Huge Gourmet Wings and Smoked Meaty Ribs with over 28 signature sauces. We are also a sports bar, complete with a full menu featuring everything from salads to appetizers to burgers, and a variety of specialty items. All served in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere where people like to hang out with friends and watch their favorite games on one of our large flat-screen TVs. It doesn’t take long until the excitement builds to a fever pitch during each game and this spirit is contagious in this intimate 40-seat dinning room. At Rubicon Grill, you can always feel comfortable pulling some tables together with your friends and staying as long as you like. We are a fun, edgy, high-energy and easygoing restaurant — much like the personality of our customers. Specials are always offered during Leaf games.
1900 Lakeshore Rd. W.
905-855-8444
www.rubicongrill.ca


The Golden Griddle
Specializing in favourite breakfast food like pancakes, French toast, omelet’s, crepes and waffles. Also offers salads, pastas, burgers, chicken and desserts. Award winning breakfast buffet on weekends and holidays.
1500 Matheson Blvd. E.
905-629-1460

www.goldengriddlecorp.com

Pickle Barrel
The Pickle Barrel
With over 300 items on their extensive menu, there’s something for everyone at The Pickle Barrel. For 30 years this eatery has been serving up an amazing variety of dishes at great prices.
Located within Erin Mills Town Centre, 905-828-4344
www.picklebarrel.ca


Contintental

Atmosfera Restaurant
It’s all in the name. This place certainly oozes Atmosphere. The breathtaking detail in the décor and furnishings are worth the drive to the north end of the city. This is a perfect spot to impress a client during the day for lunch or cocktails and in the evenings celebrate a special occasion or a night of romance. The extensive menu features Italian cuisine and is just as impressive as the ambiance. There are numerous appetizers and plenty of vegetarian options. The pasta selection is endless including an assorted pasta platter.
6781 Hurontario St.
905-564-5755


Baton Rouge

Take a well-deserved break and unwind in the comfort of Baton Rouge’s cozy decor – burnished warmth of mahogany and brass, deep rich colors and soft lamp lighting that calm your senses. Indulge in prompt, caring service and impeccably prepared food, whether you choose mouthwatering baby back ribs, a tender steak or delicious fresh fish grilled over our wood burning charcoals.
5860 Mavis Rd.
905-567-1190

www.batonrougerestaurants.com

Bistro Matisse French Cuisine
We would like to offer you our unique French and sushi fusion dining experience at Bistro Matisse.  We have wine paired appetizers and entrées that everyone can enjoy.  Please visit us at Bistro Matisse where you can enjoy exciting pairing of wine and sushi in our French ambiance.
1701 Lakeshore Road West
905-822-2222
www.tasteofclarkson.com


Breakwater Restaurant
The elegant Breakwater dining room welcomes you with tables set with sparkling silver, fine china and crisp linen.  A perfect blend of location and ambience for its’ superb cuisine. Each dish is an inspiration, a skillful blend of the finest ingredients, artistically presented and complemented by an extensive wine cellar. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Reservations are recommended.
Located in The Waterside Inn
15 Stavebank Rd. S.
905-891-7770


Earls
Earls’ attitude is fresh, fun, young, hip and provocative carried through from the trendy cocktails to the fashionable staff. Chandeliers hang over both the luxurious upholstered booths and the ornately clad bench seating, amid the granite stone walls. For a more casual experience the level of sophistication remains to flow in the stylish leather high-tops and the polished sparkle-studded bar top with a backdrop of numerous flat screens for sports. The menu has a collection of international classics with touch of creative flare. Grilled Prawn Tacos and Smoked Salmon and Tuna Rolls are a few of the appetizers. Spicy wok dishes and big bowl favourites are some of the featured headliners along with steaks, fish, pizzas and pasta. Earls is open 11am until 2am 7 days a week.
Located inside Square One Mall,
100 City Centre Dr.
905-897-2925
www.earlswantsyou.com


JFK’s Fusion Restaurant and Lounge
A comfy, sophisticated lounge boasts leather couches, dramatic artwork and contemporary mood-lighting floor lamps; perfect for de-stressing. The dining room can easily turn into a dance floor on weekends when you want to let your hair down and the private function room can act as an out-of-office boardroom with large screen, laptop, i-pod capabilities in a tastefully decorated, mood-soothing environment. The menu is another attraction as it tries to remain financially appealing to their regular clientele while offering a fresh gourmet-inspired twist to some classic dishes. Wraps, sandwiches, burgers, pasta and full entrees such as chicken curry, teriyaki stir fry and peppercorn steak dominate the list. Whether you are in the mood for business or pleasure JFK’s can provide.
4230 Sherwoodtowne Rd.
905-272-5357


Lago Restaurant & Shore 71 Lounge
Featured on the Food Network’s  “Opening Soon” program and located in one of Port Credit’s oldest buildings is Lago Restaurant & Shore 71 Lounge. The menu includes certified angus beef   steaks cooked in a blast furnace oven at temperatures in excess of 2000 degrees and a selection of wood fired pizza. To suit the Mediterranean appetite is an elegant atmosphere where intimate dinners and larger corporate dinner parties are welcome. A private dining room is available for groups 10 to 15.
71 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-271-9777
www.lagorestaurant.ca


Michael's Back Door Restaurant
Word of mouth has made Michael’s Back Door dining unique. The secret is excellent cuisine, homemade pasta, veal, steak, seafood and Stephan Waespi, chef extraordinaire.  Upstairs is a piano room with a balcony overlooking the solarium.  Three separate party rooms for private functions of 10 to 50 people.  Lot them cater your next function.  Take-out available.  Michael’s Back Door, serves lunch Tuesday to Friday and dinner seven days a week.
1716 Lakeshore Road West
905-822-5751
www.tasteofclarkson.com


On The Curve Hot Stove
and Wine Bar

Voted Mississauga’s best restaurant, Chef Patrick Hartt has masterfully prepared an innovative menu featuring a wide variety of pastas, flatbreads, exotic entrees and sinful desserts. Or have your server entice you with one of their daily features. Begin your dining experience with your favourite martini from the extensive custom martini list or choose a tall, cold one from the huge list of domestic and imported drafts. As a wine bar, On the Curve is sure to offer a wine that will perfectly match your meal.
55 City Centre Dr.
beside Square One
905-804-9582
www.hiprestaurants.com


Rogues Restaurant
Savor a delicious marriage of Northern Italian and continental cuisine. Atmosphere abounds at Rogues, with its award-winning menu and wine list.
1900 Dundas St. W.
905-822-2670

www.roguesrestaurant.com

Rosewood
Rosewood Bistro & Wine Bar
A Bistro and Brasserie with old world ambiance featuring two distinct dining areas. Rosewood offers irresistible food, wine and cheese from around the world infused with a French culinary flair. Rosewood Bistro features a bar with over 40 wines by the glass, 20 premium and micro-brewery draught beers, not to mention its single malt scotches, ports and extensive cocktail list. Rosewood also offers two comfortable outdoor patios for those hot summer nights.
1900 Dundas St. W.
905-855-3913
www.rosewoodbistro.ca


Safari Mediterranean Grill
Shawarmas, stuffed Pitas and flame grilled Kebabs are some of the house specialties at Safari Mediterranean Grill. Safari also serves up whole chicken dinners and pita-stuffed sandwiches. Lots of meal deal specials including kids meals, student specials and family combo dinner deals. If you live within 5km you can enjoy their Mediterranean feast at home Safari’s free delivery service. Safari Mediterranean Grill is open 11am -11pm 7 days a week.
6045 Creditview Rd.
905-363-1818
www.safarigrill.ca


Ten Restaurant
Ten Restaurant & Wine Bar
Voted Mississauga’s best new restaurant, let the chefs at Ten treat you to the very best. Located in the heart of Port Credit, Ten’s distinctive décor, opulent atmosphere and meticulous service is sure to wow you. Ten Restaurant offers a unique private loft area that accommodates up to 60 people (perfect for private or corporate events), a beautiful outdoor patio and complimentary underground parking. Also, watch the nightlife come alive with D.J. and dancing after 10 at Ten.
139 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-271-0016
www.hiprestaurants.com


The Glenerin Inn
Elements dining room located in the charming Glenerin Inn offers an intimate atmosphere complemented by a fine dining menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily, including Sunday brunch.
1695 The Collegeway
905-828-6103

www.glenerininn.com

The Open Cork
A bar and lounge featuring a modern, industrial look with cherry wood and  steel. The dining room is warm and comfortable with cozy booths, a private room, and two fireplaces. Menu selections include appetizers ranging from bruschetta and salads, to a divine shrimp and crab au gratin. Mains include rack of lamb, linguine of the sea (shrimps, muscles, scallops and calamari) and only the best sterling silver steaks.
2101 Dundas St. E.
905-624-9777

www.theopencork.com

Trevo Restaurant and Take-Out
Trevo Restaurant features fine European and Portuguese cuisine. The Name ‘Trevo’ means four leaf clover, which signifies good luck and the restaurants motto: a very rare find, a good luck charm. That charm continues in the décor as the restaurant offers a light and airy ambiance. The menu is a selection of authentic home made dishes with an emphasis on seafood. Trevo’s house specialty is the Madeirian Sheskabob. Desserts include passion fruit pudding and Natas. On Friday’s a live DJ is on hand to enhance the evening. Trevo also offers a casual breakfast starting at 8am in a setting perfect for a business meeting.
380 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-896-4004


Tu Casa Fine Dining
Tu Casa’s Mediterranean and Continental menu reflects a hint of classical cuisine with a twist of innovative flare. Sesame Crusted pan-seared Tuna is just one of the many appetizers along with their popular main course signature 10 ounce Beef Tenderloin Filet with a choice of Béarnaise, Madagascar or Red Wine sauce. To compliment the menu is an extensive wine list that is continually growing and aged in their redwood wine cellar. Tu Casa is a perfect destination for a business lunch, social gathering or a romantic dinner. Tu Casa, serving up gracious hospitality and their ‘my home is your home’ philosophy - it is all in the name.
1107 Lorne Park Rd.
905-271-9898

www.tucasafinedining.com


Greek

Colossus Traditional
Greek music surrounds you as you partake in a Mediterranean ambience. Colossus offers a wide array of succulent Greek dishes, including fresh lamb, fish, tzatziki,  moussaka and baklava. Experience the “Greek Odyssey Tour” indoors or out.
280 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-271-2853


Mr. Greek
Mr. Greek family restaurants offer the best of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine served in an inviting destination that appeals to all ages. Whether you eat-in, enjoy take-out or use their catering services, it will be an experience you won’t forget.
5985 Mavis Rd.
905-712-0700
www.mrgreek.com


Indian

Avani Asian Indian Bistro
The hip Indian-influenced music blends well with the modern progressive concept. The walls are adorned with breathtaking tapestries and artwork and the large inviting bar has a shale stone waterfall backdrop to compliment the selection of quality wines. The impressive upscale menu divides the classic Indian dishes and the Hakka items that both include numerous vegetarian and seafood selections. Avani is open 7 days a week from 11:30am.
801 Matheson Blvd. W.
905-501-0021

www.avani.ca

Bombay Palace

‘Gateway to Superb Indian Cuisine’. North America’s largest Indian lunch and dinner buffet. A health-conscious choice open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.
200 Advance Rd.
905-799-9777

www.bombaypalace.ca

The Hill Station Curry Co.
Here is an Indian restaurant concept unlike any other in Mississauga. Owner Rob and Kate have brought with them from England the British style of Indian cuisine found in the typical and plentiful curry houses. There are over twenty items to choose from in the long steam table as it is designed to be served for eat-in or fast and convenient take-out. The homemade samosas are exceptional. There are a wide variety of vegetairan, chicken, beef and lamb dishes to choose from in a range of spice levels from mild to fiery. The restaurant is also licensed with wine and beer. Although The Hill Station Curry Co. is situated on the northwest corner of Queen and Brittania and hidden from the road, it is well worth searching out.
17 Queen St. N.
905-819-9746




Italian

Aielli Ristorante
Italian hand painted frescos greet you as soon as you enter. The fresh aromas of the open kitchen tantalize your senses. Italian continental cuisine with classics like risotto, homemade pastas, wild boar and venison. Named “Wine Spectator Winner” six years in a row, Aielli offer a selection of more than 500 wines. This serious ristorante is no longer a neighbourhood secret.
286 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-278-2183
www.goodwinelist.com


Alioli
Alioli Ristorante
Understated elegance surrounds you as you dine on authentic gourmet Italian dishes. Specialties include thin crust pizza, pasta, risotto and seafood. Great for business lunches or intimate dinners. Spacious patio in summer. Across from The Living Arts Centre, close to Square One.
350 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. 905-281-1122
www.alioli.com


Amadio’s Pizza
Amadio’s Pizza is committed to baking the best classic Italian style pizza. All their pizzas are hand made and stone baked, using only the finest and freshest ingredients that they prepare daily (including the transfat free dough). They have been serving South Central Mississauga since 1990 with the same owners. Free delivery (local area) on food orders of $15 or more before taxes.
360 Revus Ave. Unit 6
905-891-5500
www.amadiospizza.com


Amore Fine Mediterranean Dining
This lovely fine dining restaurant has had an impressive make-over that resembles an ancient Middle-Eastern palace with a touch of Italian influence. Amore specializes in Mediterranean and Italian dishes made fresh from scratch using their cherished authentic recipes. The menu boasts many Italian favourites such as pizzas, parmigiana’s and pastas like the Pasta Pescatore with shrimps, scallops and clams. Middle Eastern classics such as lamb, beef and chicken kebabs are served with a choice of saffron rice. Try the char-grilled Persian-spiced ground lamb Kobideh. Amore offers a good selection of wines by the glass or bottle and is fully licensed. Open for lunch from 11am until 3pm and dinner from 5pm until 11pm closed Mondays.
1100 Dundas St. W.
905-275-6666
www.amore.ca


Dianne’s Italian Eatery

This bright upscale café is a perfect spot for lunch or an early dinner. There is a licensed bar with two 50 inch flat screens and two comfy corner areas with leather chairs for relaxing. The menu is limited offering lighter fare however the food is authentic and they pride themselves on using quality ingredients. The menu features spaghetti and meatballs, pizza and traditional Italian ‘Sangwiches’ such as veal, sirloin steak, meatball, sausage or chicken. Dianne’s offers take-out and catering and is open from 10am- 8pm and closed on Sundays.
1930 Fowler Dr.
905-823-2345


Grano Ristorante
Discovering Grano Ristorante is like discovering a gem in the heart of Mississauga. As soon as you walk in, you’ll feel like you’ve entered a quint and rustic Italian villa. It’s a true art to create such a warm atmosphere in a family run restaurant. Felina and her husband Sandro have brought their golden touch to Mississauga after owning and operating a restaurant in Oakville for 20 years, voted Best Italian repeatedly. Felina explained, “we wanted to take the same exceptional experience we created in Oakville and bring it to Mississauga.” They’ve excelled in every way.
285 Enfield Place, Unit R-108 905-276-1234
www.granoristorante.ca


Michael’s Back Door
World-class cuisine meets neighborhood charm. For the past five years, Michael’s has been the recipient of the Mississauga News Readers’ Choice Awards for “Best Italian Restaurant” and “Best Fine Dining.” Enjoy house specialties like ostrich medallions cooked with cherry brandy sauce or choose from a selection of veal, seafood, pasta and meat dishes. The intimate Piano Room is ideal for small private parties and special occasions.
1715 Lakeshore Rd. W.
905-822-5751 www.michaelsbackdoor.com


Molinaro’s Café & Catering
A family-run and operated business, Molinaro’s offers a cozy atmosphere, great service and fine Italian cuisine. Entrées include pasta, pizza, veal and seafood, all prepared fresh daily by master chefs. Also a renowned catering business, Molinaro’s serves meetings and private home functions in Mississauga and the surrounding area.
3400 Ridgeway Dr. Unit 4, 905-275-7305 www.molinaroscatering.com

Mondello Ristorante

A certain air of sophistication swirls perfectly with a breath of informal, yet exuberant attentiveness. A well-appointed selection of seafood dominates the menu. All of the sauces and dressings are made from scratch and the vegetables are cooked to order. Starters such as mussels marinara, lobster stuffed Portobello, jumbo shrimp in Amaretto sauce and Caesar salad with truffle dressing and proscuitto crisps will be hard to resist. Smoked Salmon Risotto, seafood manicotti, veal, lamb and Ostrich tenderloins for the main courses are equally as tempting. Reservations are recommended.
127 Queen St. S., Streetsville 905-819-1727 www.mondelloristorante.ca

Piatto
Piatto Bistro
Located in a neo-Victorian brick house beside the Credit River. Piatto’s menu features appetizers such as shrimps sautéed with oyster mushrooms and sambuca and entrees like veal scaloppini and fresh rack of lamb, plus daily creations by Chef Fernando Garcia. Piatto is well known for serving excellent wild mushroom dishes.
1646 Dundas St. W.
905-896-9111

www.piatto.ca

Solstice
Owners and brothers John Paul, Andrew and Vince invite you to experience their modern Italian cuisine and great wine selection featuring over a dozen wines served by the glass.  With a chic décor their contemporary restaurant provides elegant yet casual dining.  The private room comfortably holds up to 95 people.  Open seven days a week.  Monday to Saturday lunch and dinner.  Sunday dinner only.  Buon Appetite.
1801 Lakeshore Road West
905-822-1801
www.solsticerestaurant.ca


Thyme Ristorante
Casual fine dining famous for risotto, pasta, gourmet pizza and lamb dishes. Meals made to order, combining a perfect blend of herbs and spices bursting with flavour.
347 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-271-8871
www.thymeristorante.com


Tosca
Mississauga News Readers’ Choice awards winner for “Best Italian Cuisine”, Tosca is famous for bringing the true taste of Italy to your table. The great food, impeccable service and elegant ambience will remain with you, and bring you back here every time you crave an Italian holiday. The menu includes a variety of pastas, thin crust pizza, meats, seafood and delicious desserts. Daily specials range from north to south Italy dishes to please any palate.
6990 Financial Dr.
905-821-9334



Steak & Seafood

Aristotles Steak and Seafood House

A fine dining restaurant featuring salads, pastas, steaks and a number of seafood items, including grilled swordfish and North Atlantic salmon. Available for corporate functions.
6905 Millcreek Dr. Unit 2
905-858-1770


Big Daddy’s Crab Shack
Down in Louisiana they feast on crabs and crawfish, gumbos and bisques, oysters and shrimp all prepared with Cajun flair. Now we Northerners can enjoy all of those succulent dishes right in our own neighbourhood. You’ll choose from an ever-evolving menu featuring the freshest, highest quality seafood available. Big Daddy’s - Soulful Seafood with a Southern Twist!
970 Southdown Rd. Unit D6 905-403-0331
www.bigdaddys.ca

Cagney’s
30 plus years of serving great steaks, ribs and seafood. Enjoy casual family dining for lunch or dinner.
128 Queen St. S. Streetsville, 905-826-2311
www.cagneys.ca


Canyon Creek
Listen to the sounds of Sinatra, Big Band & Jazz as you enjoy Canyon Creek’s outstanding cuisine. Prime rib, rack of lamb, cedar plank salmon, and double pork chops are but a few of the items found on this unique, chophouse menu.
299 Rathburn Rd. W.
905-279-3342
www.canyoncreekchophouse.com


Caz’s Great Fish
Customer loyalty is a tough sell in any restaurant and Caz’s has certainly earned it over the years. Caz’s serves only premium seafood, wild caught from renewable resources. Offering Halibut, Haddock, Tilapia, Salmon, and other seafood delicacies like Jumbo Black Tiger Shrimp, Rainbow Trout and Large Sea Scallops. Their 30 years of quality food, superior service and true value is why Caz’s customers “Get Hooked.”
6415 Erin Mills Pkwy.
in the Battleford Centre
905-812-3474


La Castile
One of Mississauga’s most famous landmark restaurants. Renowned for steak and fresh seafood. Enjoy live piano and the ambience of a candlelit dining room as you savor the finest Prime Rib in town.
2179 Dundas St. E.
905-625-1137
www.lacastile.com

Lucy’s Seafood Kitchen
Friendly, family-style atmosphere with great tasting, affordably priced fresh seafood. Try an array of exquisite recipes that include fresh seafood fish, shell fish and pasta selection from around the world.
6905 Millcreek Dr. Unit 8
905-567-8950

www.lucysseafoodkitchen.com

Old Barber House
Nestled in the quaint village of Streetsville, this gorgeous Victorian mansion awaits you. Treat yourself to exceptional service, extraordinary cuisine and elegant ambiance. Its acclaimed chefs create some of the most exquisite cuisine in the city. Come by and relax around one of the house’s many fireplaces, and celebrate that intimate special occasion.
5155 Mississauga Rd.
905-858-7570

www.oldbarberhouse.com

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Whether it’s a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon, or a private party, Ruth’s Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. The Mississauga steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere.
77 City Centre Dr. Suite 100, 905-897-8555
www.ruthschris.com


Scorpio Seafood & Steak House
Serving up such favourites as Oysters Rockefeller, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail or French Onion Soup, followed by Caesar salad made at your table is sure to arouse your appetite. Specializing in fresh fish, Scorpio offers Swordfish, Sea Bass and Orange Roughy. Juicy Black Angus steaks, tender filet mignon paired with succulent lobster tails or crab legs are just as popular as the ageless platters for two. Finish off the meal with Crepes Suzette or Cherries Jubilee prepared table side. Allow yourself to be pampered by the superlative service and flawless attention that Tony and his staff have become known for. Open Monday through Friday 11am until 3pm and dinner 5pm until 10pm Monday through Saturday. Reservations are recommended.
1521 Trinity Dr.
at Dixie Rd. just north of Hwy 401 905-564-3399 www.scorpiorestaurant.com


Snug Harbour Seafood Bar & Grill
Take in a breathtaking view of Port Credit’s gorgeous harbour, boardwalk and park as you choose from a variety of pastas, gourmet pizzas, fresh fish, steaks, ribs and chicken. Prefer seafood? Snug Harbour’s Oyster Bar is sure to satisfy.
14 Stavebank Rd. S.
905-274-5000
www.snugharbourrestaurant.com

The Brogue Inn
Steaks, pasta, seafood, Irish faire & Sunday brunch. Enjoy live weekend entertainment and a great array of international beer & wines, single malts & whiskeys from Ireland.
136 Lakeshore Rd. E.
905-278-8444

www.thebrogue.ca

The Keg
Great Keg steaks, a casual atmosphere, and friendly, knowledgeable service are the proud trademarks of The Keg Steakhouse & Bar. Visit, and experience firsthand The Keg philosophy of welcoming you not as a customer, but as a guest.
670 Matheson Blvd W.
905-502-0002;
3130 Argentia Rd.
905-567-9111
www.kegsteakhouse.com


Walkers Fish Market
Walkers Fish Market
At Walkers Fish Market their passion for fresh seafood is a way of life and they are commited to providing delectable seafood dishes. Seafood lovers will enjoy a fabulous variety of fresh fish and seafood at lunch and dinner. The ever-changing menu offers seafood favourites and unique chef-driven choices. Thursdays from 4-6 the Oysters are free and the lounge is hopping!  Casual meals can also be enjoyed on the gorgeous patio.  Whether celebrating a special day or having a nosh with friends, you will be impressed with the standards of service, freshness and quality.
2575 Dundas St. W.
905-607-FISH (3474)
www.walkersfishmarket.ca



Tex Mex

Lone Star Texas Grill
Lone Star Texas Grill serves up Toronto’s only authentic Texas fare. Famous for their fajitas (everything including the tortillas are made on-site), Lone Star is renowned for its true Texas BBQ, Triple A Alberta Beef Steaks grilled to perfection over Mesquite.  Add to all of that genuine southern hospitality and you know why Toronto keeps coming back for more!  Lone Star Texas Grill, Texas to the Bone!
930 Dixon Rd.
416-674-7777
www.lonestartexasgrill.com

Texas Longhorn Grill
Mississauga’s foremost name in authentic Tex-Mex cuisine since 1987. Menu features exquisitely-aged steaks, fresh cut and mesquite grilled to perfection. Or enjoy the best fajitas anywhere!
803 Dundas St. E.
905-275-7200

www.thetexaslonghorn.ca

Taco Del Mar
Taco Del Mar is a Baja beach-inspired fresh fast-food concept that is moving quickly through Canada. One of the hottest concepts in the U.S. is this funky shore-line shack that offers their signature mondo hand-rolled burritos and fish tacos. Choose from carne asada, shredded beef, ground beef, braised chicken, pork and fish served in corn or flour tortillas-just like on the beach. Dress it up with guacamole, rice and beans or a 6-layer cheese nachos. Taco Del Mar is open 7 days a week.
3041 Argentia Rd.
905-824-0000

www.tacodelmar.com