11 Of The Most Unusual Restaurants You Can Eat At In Ontario

Ontario is home to some of the coolest and quirkiest restaurants in the country. Foodies looking for unusual dining experiences will have plenty to try across the province!

Here are 11 of the most unusual restaurants you can eat at in Ontario.


Where: Toronto

O.Noir is a special French-Italian restaurant in which guests dine in complete darkness. Blind staff bring out surprise dishes to each table, and the dark environment helps to enhance the guests' sense of taste.

Lock 21

Where: Peterborough

Lock 21 is an entirely new restaurant concept in Peterborough. Within the city's famous lift lock chamber is a team of topnotch chefs that prepare delectable, multi-course meals. Guests will be treated to a unique and intimate dining experience 20 metres below sea level!

Sky Lounge

Where: Ottawa

The Sky Lounge takes the dining experience to new heights — literally. The restaurant is actually a special multi-seat dining table is suspended 150 feet in the air by a crane above Ottawa City Hall. Guests can enjoy fantastic food while taking in the open views of the surrounding Ottawa landscape.

Bonnechere Caves

Where: Eganville

Bonnechere Caves holds annual dinners in a natural limestone cave deep beneath the Earth's surface. Candlelit tables are set up within the narrow corridor of the cave for a truly intimate dining experience. Guests will be treated to an amazing multi-course meal by a local caterer, as well as live music

Skylon Tower Revolving Room

Where: Niagara Falls

The Skylon Tower Revolving Room is akin to the CN Tower's 360 Restaurant, with one small difference — the former has the most glorious view of Niagara Falls. The restaurant rotates a full 360 degrees at a gradual pace, allowing you to see the illuminated Falls 775 feet above the ground.

Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Where: Elora

The Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre is a venue within the Grand River Raceway in Elora. The restaurant puts on an award-winning comedy show complete with dialogue and music as you eat your dinner. Throughout the show, a murder mystery will begin to unravel, allowing guests to engage with the characters and figure out exactly "whodunit".

Munchies Coffee House & Barkery

Where: Hamilton

Munchies Coffee House & Barkery is a great place to take your furry best friend for a good meal. The restaurant allows dog owners to bring their pets inside, with special menus for both. They even make special birthday cakes for dogs!

Elmhirst's Resort Wine Cellar

Where: Keene

The Elmhirst's Resort Wine Cellar is a hidden, underground vault that has its walls completely lined with Ontario and Canadian vintages. Within the cellar is a long, rustic table that allows guests to taste wines and enjoy a full-course dinner.

The Judge

Where: Hamilton

The Judge might seem like any other pub eatery, but it actually has an eerie history that makes it particularly interesting. The restaurant is said to be haunted by a ghost called "The Judge," who is often seen in the upper floor men's washroom dressed in a dark suit. Past guests have reported brushing sensations against their legs and speaking to strangers that weren't really there.

Eigensinn Farm

Where: Singhampton

The Eigensinn Farm is a family-operated business that offers dinner within a farmhouse. The farm is owned by the Stadtländers, who prepare multi-course dinners using food and vegetables from their own garden.

Revival House

Where: Stratford

Revival House is a specialty restaurant located in an odd venue — a renovated church. Along with the restaurant's unique venue is a stellar French-inspired menu that is a must-try for any true foodie.

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