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Sep 8, 2011 04:20 AM

Day trip to Kingston


I am a foodie from New York City taking my first trip to Kingston, Ontario in nine days.
There is very little info online- even on this site.
Please give me the recommendations for the best of the best.
I will be solo.
No shellfish.

The food is all the matters- not price, not service, not decor. Fancy is okay and take out is okay.

I plan to eat Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and if there is any famous regional item or something that Kingston does better than anywhere else, I would love to know about it.

Ideally, I would eat "Canadian" meals or even local Ontario dishes but I have been told many times that there is no such thing as Canadian food. Is this true?

Just tell me whatever you personally think is the best in the city including foodie markets or other things that might interest me.



PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS FOR NEXT WEEKEND. I corrected my post after seeing my new work schedule.

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  1. Atomica for pizza. Best I've ever had. Definitely try the mushroom bruschetta.

    71 Brock St, Kingston, ON K7L1R8, CA

    1. Try Luke's. He's not so young any more but he was about 17 when he took over his parents resto. It may be a little odd in that it isn't a busy place but it is totally worth the visit.

      Bubba's has good poutine if that's your thing. For good pizza Wooden Heads is the place to go. If you want to try a local beer the check out the Brew Pub where they brew onsite. Pan Chancho is a great bakery/cafe where you you can get a really lovely breakfast or lunch.

      Wooden Heads
      192 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L2Y8, CA

      1. Kingston is supposed to be the go-to place for Cambodian food in Ontario.

          1. The Wok-in on Montreal St.
            Le Chien Noir
            Cook's Fine Foods for foodie gifts and coffee to take home
            Pan Chancho is definitely a can't miss!

            Chien Noir
            69 Brock St, Kingston, ON K7L1R8, CA