Where to Grab a Casual Bite in The County this Fall 🍔🍕 | Dine Here
Whether you’re looking for a family meal, a casual night out or a place to enjoy a drink with friends, these spots should be on your list.
The Acoustic Grill
Deep fried pickles, wings, poutine, burgers and more – if it’s pub food you’re craving The Acoustic Grill should be your first stop. With a menu filled with local wines, beers and ciders (as well as some big name faves), you’re bound to have a great time at this County classic.
Typically the Grill is a hotspot for live music and they hope to have their live performances return soon, so be sure to stay glued to their social media for updates about when live music may return, and to learn more about upcoming industry nights and mouthwatering specials.
Parsons Brewing Company
So much more than a brewery – though cerevisaphiles will surely enjoy their broad selection of fine beers – Parsons Brewing Company is cooking up some delicious bites this November. Come by on a chilly day to tuck in to their Tonkatsu Ramen alongside other main menu favourites (guac & chips, emapanadas, fried chicken, we could go on…) or attend one of their special Brewmaster’s Dinner Series suppers. These special events are a celebration of all things County through a delicious 5-course meal paired with special brews from their cellar.
Check out our event listings to discover all of their dinner series dates and reserve your spot today!
My Pies is a small pie shop and resto/bar in Wellington that serves up homemade comfort food in their cozy location. They serve up sweet and savoury pies as well as nachos and donair in their Snug bar (or for take-out – please order ahead!), in addition to made-to-order pies perfect for any special occasion.
Throughout November and December My Pies will be cooking up their delicious Tourtiere for the holiday season in addition to their amazing holiday tarts in nostalgic flavours such as Maple Butter Tart, Sour Cherry and Bakewell Tarts. Be sure to order yours today!
The County Canteen
A Picton Main Street staple. The County Canteen serves up locally inspired, elevated pub fare and comfort classics alongside a wide selection of craft beer from The County and throughout Ontario. Don’t miss their Crispy Avocado Tacos for a vegetarian option even meat lovers will crave, or tuck in to some classic British pub fare with their bangers and mash.
Want a little entertainment with your meal, be sure to come by on Tuesdays when – starting November 30th – their karaoke night will return after a long hiatus and live music will return December 4th with Chris Bonham-Carter.
While not a typical stop on the foodie tour of Prince Edward County, this winter The Eddie is getting their hygge on with Fondue Fridays at Ruby’s Clubhouse (the lower level of their iconic barn).
Reservations are required for these intimate suppers. Book in advance here.
The Blue Sail Seafood Company
If you’re craving seafood there’s no better place than The Blue Sail Seafood Company for succulent meal out in The County. The Blue Sail is now open for dinner on Thursdays, and both lunch and dinner on Saturdays and Sundays. Reservations are definitely recommended, so be sure to email email@example.com to book your table in advance.
This week The Blue Sail is launching their new fall menu, and you can look forward to the revival of their Sunday Suppers later this month. Additionally, veterans or active service members will receive a complimentary bowl of chowder on November 11th. Want to get your hands on quality seafood to cook at home? The Blue Sail is also a seafood market open Thursday to Saturday 11am to 5:30pm and Sunday 12 to 4pm.
Brining tropical island vibes to our little island, Bermuda PEC has lit up Bloomfield with it’s Instagram-worthy, flavour-bomb creations since 2020 (yes, they opened in a pandemic). They’ve rocked it from their patio for two seasons, but now they are finally open indoors and serving up their epic chicken sandos, green chili cheese fries and more.
Please note Bermuda will be closed from November 24th but will be back at it December 4th, serving up all your faves.
You know Karlo Estates for their certified vegan wine, their stone bridge, their summer music series and their cozy wine lounge, but did you know they also have an exciting Dinner and Show series running this fall? Every Saturday until November 27th join vintner Sherry Karlo, a guest chef and a musician for a night of wine, vegan food and live music. Be sure to register in advance here and check out our event listings to learn more about what each night has to offer.
For family friendly, brew-pub vibes be sure to check out Midtown Brewing in the heart of Wellington. Their fall menu is full of cozy meals like sausage ragu, tikka masala poutine, and a spaghetti squash pizza with walnuts and pecorino that you’ll want to devour.
This Fall their 2 for $25 deal is back. Enjoy two of their wood-fired pizzas for $25 when you dine in or take out from Sunday through Thursday.
Angry Bird’s Rotisserie Chicken
A County family favourite, Angry Bird’s Rotisserie Chicken should be your go-to spot for all things chicken at wallet-friendly price point. Whether you want to dine in or take out, or whether you’re after a classic quarter-chicken dinner with your choice of sides or you want to try something new – like Waffles DeClux, a fried chicken thigh served with waffles and maple syrup – you’ll find something here for everyone.
North Docks Kitchen & Drinks
Another Wellington staple, North Docks Kitchen & Drinks is the place for pub fare with a view. Don’t miss their fan-favourite meatloaf if you are looking for a hearty supper, and if you’re looking for something lighter give their beet salad with maple vinaigrette a try.
Rock n Rogers
For classic, family-friendly diner vibes be sure to check out Rock n Rogers in Wellington. From classic diner breakfast fare to build-your-own pizza (for eat in or takeaway), Rock n Rogers is a great spot to have in your repertoire for easy weeknight meals or a fun family outing on a weekend.
555 Brewing Co.
If you want pizza & beer in Picton, there’s no better place to go than 555 Brewing Co. With their covered, heated patio and plant-filled indoor space you’ll find all of the good vibes here, alongside quality, on-site brewed beer and woodfired pizzas in classic and inventive flavours. Be sure to try their dill pickle pizza or their butter chicken pizza for unique flavours you won’t find anywhere else.
Want to try both? Try this offer on for size: dine in or take out Monday – Thursday after 5PM and get any two pizzas for just $25.
Coach’s Pub & Grill House
For classic pub fare and relaxed vibes, be sure to check out Coach’s Pub & Grill house on Picton Main Street. This longstanding establishment has daily lunch and dinner specials (be sure to follow them on Facebook for the latest) alongside an expansive menu that will be sure to satisfy.
This November live music returns to Coach’s starting November 12th with The Walkmen and the Peter Rea Duo returns for their normal Thursday night slot on November 18th. Visit their Facebook for their complete line up.
Discover more culinary delights in The County by visiting our Dine Here page.
Dine Here Giveaway
Head over to our Instagram to view our November 10th Dine Here post for a chance to become 1 of 2 winners of a $100 gift card to a County restaurant of their choosing. Here’s how to enter:
1. Follow @VisitTheCounty on Instagram
2. Like the post featuring the spots mentioned in this blog post.
3. Comment on the giveaway post and @mention a friend. 1 comment with unique @mention = 1 entry. You may comment more than once but only up to 5 entries per person will be considered in the final draw.
Some other notes:
- This giveaway post will close November 13th at 11:59 PM
- Winners for each individual giveaway will be contacted via Instagram DM and announced on stories the day following contest closure.
- Winners can select a gift card from any of the operators listed on this page: https://www.visitthecounty.com/dine-here/
- This giveaway has no affiliation with Instagram whatsoever.
- Winners will only be contacted by @VisitTheCounty. DMs from any other handles should be considered spam.