FOOD & DRINK
AND THE BEST OF THE BAY WINNER IS…
Burger Revolution was started in response to demands for a flavourful burger and has since created a flavour revolution.
MONTANA’S BBQ & BAR
25 years later and we’re still serving up great Canadian BBQ! For the love of MEAT! Montana’s is proud to serve fresh, never frozen 100% Canadian AAA Sirloin.
BOURBON STREET PIZZA CO.
Bourbon Street Pizza Co. is locally owned and operated and has been serving the Quinte area for 11 years with fresh ingredients, friendly service and an inviting atmosphere.
BEST COFFEE SHOP
THE GRIND & VINE
The Grind and Vine offers the unique experience of a coffee house and wine bar all in one. Grab a coffee to start your day or a glass of wine at the end of it.
Eggsquis has a family-friendly atmosphere with the perfect breakfast whether you opt for a fruit crêpe or classic bacon & eggs.
Wannamaker’s Bakeshop is becoming the undoubted Bay of Quinte go-to for baked goods like pies, cakes, cupcakes, fritters, cinnamon buns and donuts the size of your head.
BEST ICE CREAM
BEST BUTTER TART
A hometown hero, Rachel’s Tarts specializes in “Tarts that taste like home.” For butter tart aficionados, that’s pretty much the bar for what makes a perfect tart.
BEST FOOD TRUCK – TIED!
The reviews are in and it’s Gator’s Fries for the win! We recommend anything that comes in the form of loaded.
BEST FOOD TRUCK – TIED!
New to the food truck scene, Thairific is the real deal. Authentic Thai food made the old-fashioned way.
MEYERS CREEK BREWING COMPANY
Winning both best brewery and best beer this year, Meyers Creek Brewing Company has quickly stolen the hearts of the local craft beer fans!
STONEY LONESOME BY MYERS’ CREEK
BEST LOCAL BEER
THE LOCAL SOCIAL HOUSE
Born out of a need for a local gathering spot in Downtown Belleville, this new hot spot has a patio that juts out over the mighty Moira River.
The Lark is a family-owned restaurant that offers an elevated dining experience, which includes delicious food and beverages.
This classic-style diner serves all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Another repeat winner, Tomasso’s Italian Grille serves up the comfort food Italian style that you crave. A view of the beautiful Trent-Severn Waterway doesn’t hurt.
A clean sweep for Toro Sushi who has been bringing classic Japanese and Korean fare to Belleville that some say is as good as you can get!
Winner winner chicken wing? Slapshot wins again!! Serving up great food at great prices in a historical building. PS – It’s their wings that make them so famous so …
Another win for The Boathouse Seafood Restaurant, on Victoria Harbour in Belleville. They’ve been serving excellent seafood dishes for 20 years and running.
BEST INDIAN FOOD
Royal Haveli wins again! This fine dining restaurant serves authentic North Indian-style cooking with made-to-order curries and hot platters.
Don’t let your eyes fool you, The Greek Oasis Restaurant in Belleville has done it again winning for authentic Greek food for dine-in, take-out or catered events.
BEST GREEK FOOD
THE BOATHOUSE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
Taking a second category this year, it’s The Boathouse for the clean sweep for the pescatarians. (and yes, you can substitute a salad for the chip. We won’t judge 😉)
BEST FISH + CHIPS
Another new winner for 2023. Jerkabago serves up authentic, smoked (pimento wood), charcoal-grilled, fall-off-the-bone jerk chicken. Fresh baked savoury patties and other delicious Caribbean fusion eats!
CHILANGOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Now in their new location on North Front Street in Belleville, Marlem and Abraham continue to share their family recipes inspired by Mexico City for a truly authentic Mexican experience.
BEST MEXICAN FOOD
GOGI KOREAN GRILL
Relatively new to the BoQ, Gogi has been getting rave reviews from the moment it opened. Both the staff and the food get high praise from the reviews. Fun Fact: Gogi in Korean means meat.
BEST ASIAN CUISINE.
Comfort is king — or queen and perhaps that’s why Tomasso’s wins again for the best restaurant in the BoQ for the 3rd year in a row. Serving comfort food done the Italian way.
BEST RESTAURANT PERIOD.
Let’s see what we got!
The Bay of Quinte RMB Land Acknowledgement
The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board is committed to acknowledging, appreciating and understanding the Indigenous peoples’ historic connection to this land and to raising awareness by building relationships in collaboration with Indigenous partners and communities.
We recognize and acknowledge that we are living and working on the traditional territory of the Wendat, Mississauga, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee which includes the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka (Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte) with whom we work in direct partnership with.
This partnership focuses on the common goal of celebrating the region with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka who are equal partners within the organization and at the Board of Directors table contributing to the mandate and operations.
This mandate includes listening to, learning from, and collaborating with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka and actively incorporating their culture and heritage into the practice of responsible destination marketing and management of the region.
We understand that this land acknowledgement is only a small step towards the larger process of reparations and reconciliation.
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