Oakville’s Lakeshore Restaurants: Discover the Best 7 Gems for Dining 2023

Oakville's Lakeshore Restaurants:

Are you looking for some delicious eats along Oakville's lakeshore? Look no further!

The area is home to some of the best restaurants with stunning waterfront views and mouth-watering menu options. From fresh seafood to classic comfort food, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Trust me, these restaurants are sure to impress your taste buds and leave you with a lasting impression.

So, grab a friend or two and head to the lakeshore for a memorable dining experience. Bon appétit!

Hexagon Restaurant

Hexagon Restaurant

Hexagon is an upscale French restaurant that offers an amazing brunch experience. The restaurant has a modern, chic decor and the waiters have great knowledge of the menu and offer great recommendations.

The food is truly phenomenal and every dish felt inspired and made with care. Their milk bread is also a must-try.

While they offer classical brunch options, Hexagon goes beyond the prototypical North American "brunch" offering truly unique flavors, style and flare.

The restaurant also offers multicourse dinners and wine pairings, which is a great option for those looking for a special occasion.

The wine selection is spectacular, offering true wine lovers great glasses. The patio is also beautiful and really adds to the overall experience.

While it is pricey, Hexagon is worth every penny. The food, atmosphere, and service are all top-notch. I highly recommend Hexagon for an upscale and truly unique brunch experience in Oakville.

One Five One Social

One Five One Social

One Five One Social is a hidden gem in Oakville that offers an incredible one-of-a-kind experience.

Their goal is simple - quality dishes with big flavor, and they deliver on that promise. The atmosphere is beyond amazing, it's magical! The chef, Bella, and the staff were incredibly friendly and genuine.

They were very knowledgeable about the menu, food, and drinks. The patio is a great spot to share, relax, laugh, with friends.

The huge selection of unique high-end appetizers is changed on a regular basis, keeping the menu fun and interesting.

I highly recommend One Five One Social for anyone looking for something unique and not your typical Oakville eats. Don't miss out on this wonderful treasure!

Verace Italian Restaurant

Verace Italian Restaurant

If you're looking for a true Italian dining experience, Verace is the place to go! This restaurant is on a strict mission to provide authenticity, quality, and pure deliciousness to each and every one of their guests.

From the moment you walk in, you'll notice the attention to detail put into every aspect of the restaurant, from the friendly and passionate staff, to the homemade pasta and carefully picked ingredients.

One of the things that stood out to us was the friendliness of the staff and servers. They truly embody that Italian passion and really make you feel welcome.

The food at Verace is absolutely amazing. Everything is prepared fresh and you can taste the love and care put into each dish.

The Verace pizza was one of the most creative and delicious pizzas we've ever had, and the spinach gnocchi was creamy and delicious.

The ambience in the restaurant was also very refreshing and well done, it's the perfect spot for a casual dinner with friends or a romantic night out.

If you're in search of a authentic Italian experience, Verace is definitely worth checking out. The food, service and atmosphere are all top-notch and you'll leave feeling like you've just been transported to Italy.

  • Address: 312 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, ON L6J 1J2, Canada
  • Menuhttp://www.veracepizza.ca/
  • Phone: +19053370080
  • Hours: 12–11 PM

Riyasat Indian Restaurant

Riyasat Indian Restaurant

Riyasat is an exceptional Indian restaurant located in the heart of Oakville. Offering a wide array of specialty dishes, innovated and designed by the chef to bring out the richness of Indian flavors and brighten up your taste buds.

This is the perfect spot for a authentic north Indian cuisine, delicious fine food, elegant decor, and good service.

The atmosphere of the entire area feels formal, but the servers are incredibly welcoming, making for a very pleasant experience.

The food is absolutely incredible, with a wide variety of choices including vegetarian options.

Whether you're eating with family or just looking for a meal for yourself, the prices are relatively cheap

The Garlic Naan is a must-try, as it's always freshly cooked and super delicious. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and there's street parking available across the restaurant and some parking lots nearby.

  • Address: 263 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, ON L6J 1H9, Canada
  • Menuhttp://www.riyasat.ca/
  • Phone: +19058445344
  • Hours:  11:30 AM–9:30 PM

Borgo Antico Cucina Restaurant

Borgo Antico Cucina

Borgo is an authentic Italian restaurant in Oakville that offers a warm and inviting environment with traditional Italian recipes.

The menu is extensive and offers a variety of sharable appetizers, homemade pastas, and locally sourced seafood and meats.

The wine list is extensive and features a variety of wines from around the globe, as well as an extensive classic cocktail and beer list.

Service is superb, and the staff is incredibly friendly. I've been a big fan of Borgo since they opened, and I continue to come back for the delicious food and chats with the friendly staff.

The beef carpaccio is out of this world, and the gnocchi special entrée was amazing . One of the best authentic Italian restaurants in Oakville, I highly recommend Borgo!

  • Address: 266 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, ON L6J 1J1, Canada
  • Menuhttp://borgoantico.ca
  • Phone: +19058456565
  • Hours: 12–9 PM

River 16 Restaurant & Lounge

River 16 Restaurant

River 16 is a new dining experience that emphasizes natural, sustainable, and ethically sourced food from local farms and producers.

The atmosphere is exceptional, the staff is lovely, the food is delicious, and the music is lovely. The menu has a variety of options, and the appetizers are to die for.

My husband ordered the New York steak, and I went for the Dynamite Shrimp and the Quinoa Salad, both were delicious.

I can't recommend this spot enough, and we're really looking forward to coming back to try more of the menu.

If you're looking for a great dining experience that supports local farmers and producers, River 16 is the place to go!

  • Address: 234 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, ON L6J 1H7, Canada
  • Menuhttp://river16.ca/
  • Phone: +19053389937
  • Hours: 12–7:30 PM



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If you're looking for a fine dining spot with a touch of American flair, Beacon should be at the top of your list.

This neighbourhood American Tavern combines creativity, authenticity, and hospitality to offer a truly unique dining experience.

With market-fresh dishes from land, harvest, and sea, complemented by an elevated signature cocktail experience, robust wine, and craft beer list, Beacon promises to please all of your senses.

My husband & I recently dined at Beacon and were impressed from the moment we walked in. The ambiance was fabulous, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere created by lovely staff and a great selection of cocktails.

Service was excellent, with a great variety of wines, beers, and food on offer. The dishes we tried were delicious and well presented, like the cowboy steak that was very well cooked and had a great portion. We also had some fresh oysters and an unforgettable ravioli.

The atmosphere of the restaurant was like a supper club, with low ceilings, candlelight, and tables nestled together. It added to the cozy and intimate vibe that Beacon offers.

Overall, we were greatly impressed with our experience at Beacon and will definitely be returning. If you're looking for a great dinner spot with a variety of options, we recommend checking this place out.


  • Ashleigh Bandimere

    Ashleigh Bandimere is a Freelance Foodie & Travel Writer who loves all things travel! She takes advantage of every opportunity to get away, Ashleigh is always ready for her next adventure.

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