Burlington-bound foodies rejoice! This city is bursting with flavour from restaurant fare that spans the globe. Whether you’re planning a special occasion meal, entertaining clients, or just want a really good steak, here is a look at 5 Burlington restos that will not only whet your appetite, but satiate it!
Napoleon’s Steak & Seafood
If you’re looking for the perfect date night or anniversary destination, Napoleon’s will certainly delight. They specialize in premium steaks and fresh seafood entrées, while also offering a robust selection of chicken and veal options.
Here the cuisine is paired perfectly with an intimate setting and impeccable service, which may explain why Napoleon’s has been considered Burlington’s most romantic restaurant for several consecutive years.
Cocktails are the star here, with mouth-watering bites playing a perfectly matched supporting role. The meticulously crafted Martini House dinner menu is filled with tapas, slate oven pizza, decedent pastas dishes, and reimagined international favourites. On the drink menu, diners can select from a large selection of wines, and an exciting assortment of martinis that span everything from a dry classic to fun-filled treats like the Oatmeal Cookie martini and Hot ‘N Bothered Cosmo.
Pane Fresco is a world-class bakery that offers an unforgettable experience along with their delectable breads, pizzas, sandwiches, and more. Their bread is made using old world techniques that rely on preservative-free doughs and a sparing usage of yeast. Breads are hand-shaped as patrons watch, and then baked in a European style deck oven. It is an unprecedented experience that you don’t want to miss.
Barra Fion Tapas & Barrel
Good food, great friends, good times! This Burlington favourite is the perfect destination for your next night out with a group. Barra Fion is home to some of the area’s best Spanish style tapas and international share plates, along with a craft and import beer menu you’ll have to see to believe. They also offer live entertainment on weekends and occasionally host special events.
Spencer’s at the Waterfront
When it comes to ambiance, Spencer’s at the Waterfront is unparalleled. Tranquil, waterfront views serve as the backdrop, highlighting an airy, window-filled dining space. Here, diners enjoy farm-fresh produce, sustainably harvested seafood, and steaks that are hand-carved by their own dedicated butcher.
On Sundays, Spencer’s offers a champagne brunch from 9:30am – 2:30pm, and a 3-course prix fixe menu throughout the evening.