9 new restaurants in Kingston (volume 2)

By Emily Carlson

1. Whiskey + Rosé

125 Brock St.

Whiskey and Rosé offers elevated comfort food that pairs well with their assortment of whiskey and rosés. Follow their Instagram page to stay updated on new drink creations, food options, and current events. The restaurant highlights locally sourced sustainable items on their menu.

Open: Sun – Wed (11 am – 9 pm), Thurs – Sat (11 am – late)


2. Manoosheh

163 Division St.

Go to Manoosheh to try authentic Lebanese food. The smell of their freshly made flat bread is to die for. Experience the variety of spices in their curry, the burst of flavour in their mini Fatayer Bi Jibneh( cheese pie), and many more Lebanese dishes.

Open: Every day (11 am – 12 am)


3. Heist

168 Wellington St.

Heist Restaurant and Wine Club is the newest place to gather for dinner and drinks. Their menu is modern Italian, with pasta, steak, and seafood offerings. Heist also offers a number of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options.

This downtown Kingston restaurant has a large venue space that is perfect for celebrating special occasions and planning dining events.

Become a member of Case 168, the first wine club in Kingston. Enjoy the benefits of a private lounge, socializing with peers, 20% off all wines at Heist, and more. To learn about the 168 Wine Club, go to their website.

Open: Tues – Thurs (5 – 10 pm), Fri –Sat (5 – 11 pm)


4. Otter Creek Kitchen (west end)

2792 Princess St.

Otter Creek Kitchen creates delicious burgers using Wagyu beef from their own farm as well as produce from local farmers and suppliers. The restaurant keeps things sustainable as well as local using biodegradable packaging and cutlery.

Open: Wed – Thurs (11 am – 7 pm), Fri – Sat (11 am – 8 pm), Sun (11 am – 6:30 pm)


5. Soulful Delish

33 Brock St.

Soulful Delish makes healthy eating choices easy. Get a freshly squeezed cup of juice or a smoothie before work or energize yourself with a power bowl after practice.

Open: Mon – Sun (8 am – 8 pm)


6. Pho Chopstix

137 Princess St.

This family-owned restaurant serves up phenomenal Vietnamese food, including a variety of stir fries, rice dishes, appetizers, and of course, pho, a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup.

Open: Mon – Thurs (11 am – 8 pm), Fri –Sat (11 am – 8:30 pm)


7. Tasty Indian Bar & Grill

120 Princess St.

Tasty Indian Bar & Grill offers a variety of curries and tandoori dishes, with a great selection of vegetarian and gluten-free and lactose-free menu options.

Open: Wed – Mon (11:30 am – 10 pm), Tuesday (4 – 10 pm)


8. K-House Bar and Grill

167 Ontario St.

The K-House Bar and Grill is located by Kingston’s waterfront in a beautiful red brick building. They serve Korean- style food including dishes like donkatsu, a breaded pork cutlet with sweet and sour sauce. Students get a 10% discount with a valid student card.10% off your meal. Find other K-House specials and seasonal offerings on their Instagram.

Open: Tues – Wed (4 – 9 pm), Thurs – Sun (11:30 am – 9 pm), Fi – Sat (11:30 – 10 pm)


9. Nora’s Coffee and Sandwiches

500 Canatara Ct.

This west-end shop is brought to you by the founders of Days on Front. Nora’s offers a variety of coffee drinks, Montreal-style bagels (from Nosh Kingston), and croissant sandwiches.

Open: Wed – Sun (7 am – 3 pm)


Bonus: Tula Cafe (in the Broom Factory)

305 Rideau St.

Tula is a new café located in The Broom Factory. Tula focuses on plant-based goods including sandwiches, salads, energy balls, smoothies, and many more delicious items. Tula Cafe also focuses on partnering with local businesses to make a bigger impact on the community.

Open: Coming soon (For more updates follow Tula Cafe on Instagram)

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