Get a taste of Collingwood’s restaurant scene

February 6, 2024

After working up an appetite over a fun-filled day of skiing, biking or boating, the best thing in the world you could ever make for dinner is… reservations. Fortunately, Collingwood Quay is not just set amidst a four-season paradise but a gourmand’s oasis with flavours to tingle, tantalize and sate any palate. Here are some local favourites that don’t just offer exceptional cuisine and gracious service but enable you to kick back, relax and savour the good life.

Prime Seven Nine
79 Hurontario St, Collingwood, ON
Phone: 705.293.7979
Located within an iconic and historic Art Deco era building along Hurontario Street in downtown Collingwood, Prime-Seven-Nine serves up a premium, casual dining experience. The restaurant is committed to using only the best ingredients in all their dishes. Open for lunch and dinner, Prime-Seven-Nine’s menus feature a generous selection of small and shared plates, a wide range of pasta dishes, tantalizing steaks and seafood, and more.

The Huron Club
94 Pine Street Collingwood, ON
Phone: 705.293.6677
Collingwood’s gastropub, the Huron Club offers an upscale take on pub-style food featuring seasonally inspired dishes and locally sourced ingredients. The venue is in a historic home that was originally constructed in 1880 and converted to an elegantly furnished gentlemen’s club where businessmen and their guests could meet; in 1914, the club was renamed the Huron Club. The restaurant offers a wide range of dishes to appeal to the palates of casual and fine diners alike.

Tremont Café
100 Pine St, Collingwood, ON
Phone: 705.293.6000
Housed in a historic building, this elegant European-inspired café features gourmet cuisine over brunch and dinner. The perfect venue for special occasions like anniversaries, milestone birthdays, success celebrations or simply just to seize the day and live as large as your Collingwood Quay address demands. Reservations are required.

Brunello At 27 On Fourth
27 Fourth St E, Collingwood, ON
Phone: 705.444.8322
Brunello’s is an Italian restaurant well-loved by locals and out-of-towners. The dinner menu features all your favourite antipasti, pasta and meat dishes with the rack of lamb, osso buco, veal dishes and their signature bruschetta time and again being popular crowd favourites. Naturally, their wine list features a couple of different bottles of DOCG Brunellos as well as three Super Tuscans.

Sõl Kitchen
19 Hurontario St, Collingwood, ON
Phone: 705.994.5155
No list of downtown Collingwood restaurants geared to Collingwood Quay residents would be complete without the inclusion Sõl Kitchen, an eatery literally steps from the waterfront specializing in internationally inspired health food friendly to keto, vegan, paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free diets. Don’t feel like dining in? The Sõl is just south of your front door; you can order pickup and be back home in minutes.

The Alphorn Restaurant
4-115 First Street, Suite 303, Collingwood, ON
Phone: 705.444.3453
As you leave Collingwood Quay on your way to Blue Mountain Ski Resort, you’re sure to see the Alphorn, a local landmark along Highway 26 since the early 1980s. The restaurant has become a favourite après ski destination for its Swiss-inspired menu and cozy design with its charming wooden tables, stucco walls and memorabilia. Visit the Alphorn to experience Swiss staples like wienerschnitzel, cheese and beef fondue, and appetizers such as raclette, buednerfleisch, and hearts of palm salad.

The handful of restaurants listed above are just a quick taste of Collingwood’s vibrant cuisine scene. Your best bet is to enjoy a casual stroll along Hurontario and its arterial avenues and explore everything downtown Collingwood has to offer. Go foodie window shopping by reading the various menus and see what appeals most to you. There truly is something for everyone.