Taste of Oakville 2022 – Oakville News

Local foodies and restaurateurs heaved a collective sigh that could be heard around Oakville as indoor dining resumed Jan. 31. The timing of Taste of Oakville 2022, February 15 through March 10, is perfect.

This year’s annual culinary celebration will see more than 30 Oakville restaurants serving unique prix fixe lunch and/or dinner menus for 24 delicious days. Some restaurants will offer a take-out option. With a wide range of cuisines and price points, there is something for everyone.

Oakville food influencer Calvin Htut said, “Taste of Oakville comes at the right time to support local cultural businesses like restaurants that play such a vital role, but are hardest hit by intermittent closures. Oakville has so many excellent proprietary restaurants, with an eclectic mix. I can’t wait to go back to enjoy a meal in a restaurant.”

In addition to delicious meals, guests could win $50.00 restaurant gift cards as well as the chance to win tickets to see Canadian indie pop stars Walk Off The Earth perform at the Oakville Center for the Performing Arts on March 31, 2022.

Your Taste of Oakville receipts will count as admission to this private concert and can be submitted on the Taste of Oakville website. Multiple entries are allowed, so you can enjoy as many tasting menus as you like while submitting valid ballots.

Follow Visit Oakville’s Instagram page every Tuesday from February 8 through March 1 as they’ll be giving away $50 gift cards to select participating restaurants.

“We are very grateful to have been included in the Taste of Oakville now for the second time,” commented Amy Sears of Puckz Pub. “We are a unique restaurant (Sixteen Mile Sports Complex), so promoting our menu throughout Oakville has really helped us reach new people who may have never heard of us before.”

Participating restaurants

Fixed price menus are available on Taste of Oakville. For more restaurant information such as locations, please click on their names.

El Spero Family Restaurant – Bronte – A family restaurant that has proudly served the community for over 47 years. El Spero will be offering a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu priced at $30.

Zara by the lake – Bronte – Zara’s serves traditional Mediterranean dishes infused with flavors from the Middle East, especially Lebanon. They will be offering a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu for $30.

Harborside Artisan Kitchen – Bronte – The Harborside Artisan Kitchen & Bar offers a traditional home-style menu with an array of different cuisines. They will be offering a 2-course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $30 and a three-course dinner menu priced at $40.

The Parisian Creperie – Bronte – Cozy French bistro, La Parisienne Crêperie focuses on traditional French crêpes prepared on-site using fresh, local ingredients. They will be offering a 2 course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $25 and a three course prix fixe dinner menu priced at $35.

Cove Bar & Restaurant – Bronte – Cove specializes in Italian seafood and will offer a two-course lunch menu priced at $25 and a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu priced at $40.

Cucci – Bronte – Cucci is a stylish venue for modern Italian cuisine and will be offering a 2-course prix fixe lunch priced at $30 and a three-course dinner menu priced at $50 both menus are only available to take away.

Por Vida – Bronte – Por Vida celebrates Mexican cuisine, mezcal and culture. Por Vida will be offering a fixed price two-course dinner menu priced at $50 this menu is only available to take away.

Board Resto Bar – Bronte – Plank offers seasonal small plates, gourmet pizzas and bourbon drinks. Plank offers a fixed price menu for two people only available to take away priced at $35.

Coriander Green – Downtown Oakville – A classic Indian restaurant, Coriander Green will offer a 3-course prix fixe lunch menu at $25 and a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu at $35.

Sugar Suite – Downtown Oakville – Sugar Suite is a luxury retail bakery located in the heart of downtown Oakville. They will be offering an exclusive tasting box only available during Taste of Oakville for $30.

Noble Bistro – Downtown Oakville – Noble is a friendly bistro serving upscale farm-to-fork fare and specializing in seafood. Noble Bistro will offer a two-course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $30 and a dinner menu at three-course prix fixe priced at $50.

Nyla’s Room – Downtown Oakville – Nyla’s is an Italian cafe and a British tea room. This intimate space offers fun and high quality food. They will be offering a fixed price $20 3-course lunch menu.

Colossus Greek Taverna – Downtown Oakville – Colossus offers an authentic Greek dining experience with a huge range of decadent choices. They will be offering a 3-course prix-fixe lunch menu at $25 and a 3-course prix-fixe evening menu at $35.

Chocolato & Tommy Cafe – Downtown Oakville – Chocolato & Tommy Cafe is a chocolate shop, frozen dairy bar and cafe. They will be offering a two-course prix fixe plus a lunch drink menu priced at $20.

Pizza Nest – Downtown Oakville – Pizza Nest serves artisan pizzas made by hand with the best “00” wheat flour from Naples and natural spring water from Florence. They will be offering a two course prix fixe menu priced at $25 and a two course prix fixe menu priced plus three cans of soft drink priced at $40.

Piano Piano – Downtown Oakville – Piano Piano’s menu offers traditional Italian dishes. They will be offering a two-course prix fixe dinner menu for $40.

Buca Di Bacco – Downtown Oakville – Buca Di Bacco’s menu is made up of simple, earthy ingredients – the staple of Italian cooking. They will be offering a three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $50.

One Five One Social – Downtown Oakville – One Five One serves quality dishes with lots of flavor. Share, relax, laugh and like. They will be offering a three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $50.

The Simple Kitchen – Downtown Oakville – Simple Kitchen specializes in sandwiches, all-day breakfast, salads, and specialty drinks. They will be offering a two-course lunch plus your choice of smoothie at a prix fixe for $20.

Paradiso – Downtown Oakville – Paradiso offers cuisine with Mediterranean and Italian accents. They will be offering a three-course lunch menu for $30 and a three-course dinner menu for $40.

Pulp Box – Downtown Oakville – Doughbox specializes in pizzas, pastas and salads. They will be offering a two-course prix fixe lunch menu for $20.

The Works – Downtown Oakville – The Works is a gourmet burger bistro. They will be offering a two-course lunch menu plus milkshake prix fixe for $20 and a two-course dinner menu plus milkshake prix fixe for $30.

Shanghai Alley Gourmet – Downtown Oakville – At Shanghai Alley Gourmet, you can enjoy authentic traditional Shanghainese-style cuisines such as Sang Ji Bao, Xiao Long Bao and Yangchun Noodles as well as traditional Dim Sum. They will be offering a two course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $25 and a two course prix fixe dinner menu priced at $35.

Borgo Antico – Downtown Oakville – Borgo Antico revolves around traditional Italian recipes in a warm and inviting environment. Their menu features a variety of appetizers to share, homemade pasta, and locally sourced seafood and meat. They will be offering a 3 course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $30 and a three course prix fixe dinner menu priced at $50.

KIBO Sushi House – Downtown Oakville – KIBO Sushi House prides itself on its ultra-fresh fish turned into signature rolls. They will be offering a two-course prix fixe dinner menu for $40.

The Social Boot Pizzeria – Kerr Village – Neapolitan-style pizza is the focus of The Boot, but they serve a range of Italian-style dishes. They will be offering a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu for $50.

Sandwich Society-Kerr Village- Sandwich Society specializes in charcuterie, cheese platters, sandwich trays. They will be offering a 3-course prix fixe lunch menu for $20.

Mix Up Coffee – Kerr Village – Run by a mother-son team, Café Mix Up creates homemade international dishes with Jamaican spices. They will be offering a three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $30.

Community – Kerr Village – The community restaurant offers small plates and plant-based entrees. They will be offering a three-course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $25 and a three-course prix fixe dinner menu priced at $30.

JAC’s Bistro – Kerr Village – JAC’s Bistro serves rustic Italian and French cuisine, such as pasta and steak frites, served in an airy, casual setting. They will be offering a $50 3-course dinner menu.

Zucchini Cucina – Kerr Village – Zucchini Cucina focuses on Italian cuisine. They will be offering a 3 course prix fixe lunch menu priced at $30 and a three course prix fixe dinner menu priced at $40.

The Mermaid – Kerr Village – For over 19 years, The Mermaid has offered the best locally operated seafood market and restaurant in Oakville. They will be offering a three course prix fixe lunch menu at $30 and a three course prix fixe dinner menu at $50.

Chop Steakhouse – QEW West – The Chop Steakhouse offers guests an array of different cuisines, including steaks, seafood, and plant-based dishes. They will be offering a two-course prix-fixe lunch menu at $25 and a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu at $40.

Puckz Pub – Glenorchy – The Puckz Pub offers patrons pub fare including pizza, poutine and wings. They will be offering a three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $30.

Chicken Cartel – Clearview – Specializing in fried chicken sandwiches, Chicken Cartel is delighted to take you on a culinary adventure from its pop-up shop at Chippy’s Fresh Cut Fries. They will be offering a two-course prix fixe lunch menu plus a drink for $20.

“We are grateful to be recipients of a Reconnect grant again this year and thank MPP Stephen Crawford and the province for their support,” said Rebecca Edgar, Executive Director of Visit Oakville. “We are thrilled to return with Taste of Oakville 2022 at a time when support for our local restaurants is so critical. We hope the chance to win tickets to a private Walk Off The Earth concert will provide additional excitement, perhaps catch the attention of a new generation of taste-lovers, and provide a fun and lively way to celebrate the end of March. ”

Joshua B. Speller