Sitting on the shores of Lake Ontario, Port Credit has a lot to recommend whether you want to visit or settle for good. With its wonderful outdoor spaces and spectacular scenery, it is a picturesque, one of the things Port Credit is known for is being a laid-back environment that you can’t help but fall in love with.
It is not short of amenities either, with some wonderful restaurants to enjoy. But while there are many to choose from, here are the five we recommend you try when you visit this wonderful area.
Ombretta Cucina + Vino
High-quality Italian cuisine with delicious food and a subtle, relaxed environment. Service is attentive but not intrusive, and the restaurant itself is spacious and well organized. The staff give you time and unlike some popular restaurants, you never feel rushed with your meal, it makes for a really impressive experience.
The restaurant has options for vegetarian and vegan diets, a lovely selection of wines and the food itself is always perfectly cooked. Food here is not overly spiced, letting the flavor of the ingredients come through and give you that home-made Italian feel. One of the very best dining experiences in Mississauga.
Offering a range of wonderful traditional recipes, Chelsea Restaurant is Canadian dining at its best. Located in a historic house that takes you back to the early years of the modern town, it offers a unique dining experience as you sit in what was once the living room, complete with fireplace and stunning wooden floors.
Service is always excellent, and the food is fantastic, using a number of locally sourced ingredients and providing quality dining for all. The roast lamb is a highlight, but the do offer vegetarian options too, and of course they have a wonderful fish option too. Desserts are worth waiting for, with homemade pies and cakes a real indulgence.
Snug Harbour Seafood
If sitting lakeside has given you a taste for seafood, then look no further than Snug Harbour Seafood restaurant. Here you can enjoy a wide range of wonderfully cooked food as you look out over the water and watch the boats go by.
Staples such as Clam Chowder sit on the menu next to Burgers and barbeque ribs. Whatever your taste, you will find something here. The Oyster Bar has a selection of shrimp, oysters and mussels freshly prepared for you, while the Fish and Chips is hard to beat. Service is always efficient and effective, making this a great choice for seafood, superb burgers and more.
Raw Aura Organic Cuisine
If you are looking for something Vegan, then this is the place to go. Blending Italian, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines into one spectacular menu, this is vegetarian dining at its best, with vegan options that give you plenty of choice.
From Kale chips to vegetarian pizza, ravioli, the nachos with walnut filling, zucchini noodles and stunning desserts, this is a restaurant that you will come back to again and again for your vegetarian fix. They have a wonderful range of smoothies, along with organics teas and coffees and organic wine and beer if you want alcohol. A great dining experience in a wonderful restaurant.
Pump House Grill Company
Just a few steps from the lake, the Pump House Grill offers a fantastic pub experience with quality food and enchanting surroundings. Eat out on the patio on those warm summer evenings and it just a wonderful place to be. Service is high quality, offering an unrushed, relaxed dining experience.
Food is delicious, with a range of cuisines on offer including salads, burgers, pasta, Cajun and more. There are vegan and vegetarian options too, and for informal dining you can enjoy a tray of chicken wings and nachos and other sharing food, perfect if you want to watch a football game or other sports they have on some evenings. Its informal dining with quality food, and a great change when you want to grab a pint and a plate.
If you are planning to move here, Port Credit, Mississauga is a great place to live and you can use the above guide to have a great night out.
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