From Windsor to Cornwall, Kenora to Niagara Falls – find the best family-style

restaurants, bakeries, tea rooms and hand-scooped ice cream places

in Ontario – perfect for a summer's day or to enjoy after a day in the snow.

Travelling through the great Ontario countryside?

Tired of Timmies and other fast-food franchises?

OntariosBest.ca is your answer.

OntariosBest.ca is a database of independently-operated alternatives to the "same-old, same-old" homogenous fair you find at fast-food chains. These places don't have the budget for flashy commercials and memorable jingles.

What they have is great home-style food

in a family-friendly atmosphere.

But what about a summer afternoon driving through Ontario's beautiful countryside - how about a bakery? an ice cream? or a restorative cup of tea? We have that covered too, with Ontario's Best bakeries, tea rooms and places to enjoy hand-scooped ice cream (not novelties or soft-serve – the real thing!)

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