Gananoque features many dining options at a range of prices. The portions are usually generous and the pace is relaxed. In small towns, folks usually eat a little earlier and many restaurants will close as early as 9 p.m., so it's a good idea to call ahead before making plans. If you are planning on eating before the play, eat early and notify your server that you are heading to the playhouse.

A full list of Gananoque's eating establishments can be found here. If you are looking for fine dining, we can make a reservation at Trinity House Inn, the Athlone Inn or the Gananoque Inn. Other frequently visited restaurants are listed below.

Fine dining

The popular Gananoque Inn is a three minute walk from Manse Lane and offers two restaurants, Muskie Jakes, a more casual dining experience, and Watermark Restaurant, a fine dining establishment. Muskie Jakes features burgers, pasta and daily specials, with a patio overlooking the river or a fireplace for cooler evenings. Watermark offers French cuisine with regional accents. Watermark also offers excellent Ontario VQA wines and has an excellent view of the 1000 Islands.
Tel: 613.382.2165 | 888.565.3101
550 Stone Street South

Trinity House Inn is a few blocks from Manse Lane and is an excellent spot to celebrate those special occasions. Housed in a lovely Victorian home located steps from main street, Trinity House Inn offers lamb, beef and local fish dishes, expertly prepared. One of our favourites, but call for reservations. Proprietor Jacques O'Shea (what a great Canadian name) is your very congenial host.
Tel: (613) 382-8383 or 1-800-265-4871
90 Stone Street South

The Athlone Inn is another exceptional restaurant in Gananoque. Led by executive chef Jason McMillan, the Athlone presents contemporary French cuisine with seasonal variations throughout the year. A lovely experience, a short walk from Manse Lane. Highly recommend.
Tel: (613) 382-3822 or 1-888-382-7122
250 King Street West

Stonewater Irish Pub and Eatery

Previously known as Paddy's Pub, this lively pub is located across the street from Manse Lane. They offer traditional pub fare and as well as Canadian food. An impressive selection of beers is on tap. Live music most nights. On Thursday nights Stonewater hosts open mic night and the local musical talent makes for lively entertainment. Proprietor Jeff is a very welcoming host.
Tel: (613) 382-2116
490 Stone Street South

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Located across the street from the town hall, this restaurant is a meat ‘n' potatoes kind of place, although they offer a range of entrées. It's a good place for families and the seniors' menu with smaller portions is worth noting. Large portions, friendly service.
Tel: (613) 382-3575
37 King Street East

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Panaché Cafe

Ideal for a light lunch or for an afternoon pick-me-up, Cafe Panaché is a treat in downtown Gananoque. Breads, pastries and cakes are baked fresh daily. Lunch options include soup and a sandwich du jour, salads and baked goods. Excellent coffee and delicious espresso!
Tel: (613) 382-1412
164 King Street East

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OLG Casino

If you arrive in town after 9 p.m. and you are looking to eat, head to the casino at the East end of town. The restaurant is open 24 hrs, the service is good, and the food is plentiful and tends to the chicken and ribs school of dining. Sorry, children not permitted.
Tel: (613) 382-6800 or 1-866-266-8422.
380 Highway #2

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