Muskoka dinning

Best Restaurants in Muskoka Ontario

The towns in the Muskoka Region boast some of the best dining in Ontario. Our guide tells you where to find the best food and drink – whatever your tastes.

Muskoka Steamships Dinner & Cruise

If you want to combine great dining with a fantastic outdoor experience, the RMS Segwun is a great choice. The vessel is North America’s oldest operating mail steamship and you’ll be dining in old world charm. The Sunset Cruise takes a leisurely three and a half hours around Lake Muskoka with a three-course dinner in a vintage dining salon. The menu includes fresh salads and a variety of entrees including roast turkey, poached salmon, chicken supreme or bacon-wrapped beef tenderloin.


Phone: 705-687-6667

Blue Willow Tea Shop

The Blue Willow Tea Shop has been based in Gravenhurst since 2006. The name of the shop comes from the famous English china pattern Blue Willow, which is used for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea service. The Tea Shop offers breakfast and lunch menus which provide guests with British meals served as hearty portions. The popular High Tea features traditional tea sandwiches, miniature scones and desserts, accompanied by a pot of tea from a selection of almost 30 flavours of tea.


Phone: 705-687-2597

Bala Falls Pub

This pub, established in Bala in 2002, serves classic pub fare with some modern twists and a great healthy selection. With munchies, fries, fish, wings burgers, sandwiches and a monthly surprise feature, there’s a great choice. The pub offers a relaxing family atmosphere for classic homemade pub fare or simply a refreshing drink and it’s right by the famous Bala Falls.


Phone: 705-762-3035

Marigold Unique Flavour

Two restaurants in Gravenhurst and Huntsville are rich with the aromas and flavours of Indian cuisine, prepared with fresh ingredients every day. The restaurants feature traditional and unique chef-designed recipes that deliver the very best Indian cuisine, with the chef’s unique twist.  Marigold Unique Flavours offers guests the exciting flavours of India together with an authentic dining experience with traditional Indian cuisine, native beverages and a menu to suit any taste.


Phone: 705-789-0001

Trading Bay Dining Company

The Trading Bay Dining Company in Dorset has a great view of Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society. It’s renowned for perfectly cooked fish and chips, fried fish, ribs and chicken wings and some great ice cream. The restaurant’s ribs and brisket are smoked on-site and served with a choice of original sauces. There’s a good choice of beers and beverages and, according to the reviews, clients usually like asking for tea as well.


Phone: 705-766-9777 

Relish Kitchen & Market

The Relish Kitchen & Market in a renovated 1900’s salvation army church in Gravenhurst is owned by a mother and daughter team who make food with care and love. Relish began as a cafe, and quickly evolved into a popular restaurant and cafe. You can enjoy freshly-made wraps, sandwiches, salads, baked goods and soups together with a great choice of smoothies and gourmet coffee.


Phone: 705-826-3968

Frosty Pint

The Frosty Pint has two rooms to enjoy. In one, you can enjoy pub fare while you watch the game, or if you prefer, there’s casual fine dining in an intimate setting. The Pub offers 10 beers on tap and frosty mugs, while the dining room has linens, music, a fireplace, and a quieter, more intimate setting. The Frosty Pint is known for great service, great home-cooked food, cleanliness and a nice atmosphere.


Phone: 705-687-4333 

The Artisan House

The Artisan House in Huntsville is set in an old historic house and offers some great international cuisine. The chef’s philosophy is based on years of international travel and cooking with dishes from Switzerland, Italy, England and Canada on the menu. He believes in cooking from farm to table, with food freshly prepared from scratch and locally sourced as much as possible.  


Phone: 705-787-0662

The Oar Restaurant

The Oar Restaurant in Gravenhurst began as a high-end fine dining restaurant featuring white linen topped tables and an extensive wine menu. In 2014, the owners rebranded the venue and it now features a more casual interior. The bar features 14 taps, most from local craft breweries. The menu includes favourites such as nachos, poutine, calamari, wings and burgers. It also has a great vegan and gluten-free selection including fresh salads and cauliflower crust pizzas as well as other healthy options.


Phone: 705-687-8618

Carey’s Irish Pub

This Gravenhurst pub claims to serve the biggest, best chicken wings in the area as well as a great choice of classic pub fare and ice cold beer. Carey’s offers a fun, welcoming environment with a regular unique, mouth-watering, mind-blowing Burger and Poutine of the Week. A new Weekly Feature is introduced every Friday and runs through until end-of-day the following Thursday.   


Phone: 705-687-9119