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140 King Stree

Earth, fire, water, air. The basic elements of life are evoked by the modern ambience and tasteful decor which extends outdoors to a stone patio under trees. A changing menu of regional cuisine paired with an innovative list of vintage wines carefully chosen by your host and owner, Norm Howard. Also features late night music and tapas, a lighter fare for a more casual repast, Tues, Thurs., Fri., Sat. Fourteen varieties of wine by the glass. Parking at King Street garage. Located in the arts and theatre district downtown.

Peterborough. K9J 7Z8

Visit our website for menus: Website

 (705) 876-1116

 220 King Street    Licensed Under LLBO     Catering    Best Greek Salad

Shish Kabob Hut and Vassiliadis Catering     Owner and chef: Don Vassiliadis
Homemade is our specialty. Eat in, pick up on your way home, or ask us to cater at your location. We have a full catering service, for business lunches, office parties and large events. For thirty years our family has been preparing Greek food for our community. For tradition, consistency of food and service, and for the enjoyment of home cooked food, you can depend on us.

Restaurant Reservations/Take out: 705-745-3260        Catering: 705-768-0377         Fax: 705- 743-4778

Peterborough, K9J 1R6

(705) 745-3260

Cosmic Charlies Cafe
(705) 741-6491      
170 Charlotte Stree
Peterborough, K9J 2T8

Herbs and spice with fresh ingredients served with noodles and oriental sauces, make this Southeast Asian restaurant an eclectic delectable experience. It is a family business, owned and operated by Mario Salalila. Great casual ambience, licensed, downtown near the clock tower and Showplace Peterborough.

Open to Mon to Sat 11:30 am to 10pm. Sunday 4pm to 9pm. Accepts credit cards, debit and cash. Reservations suggested.

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cocktails • appetizers • catering

A great place Downtown for cocktails before and after dinner. An extensive appetizer menu is available daily.

The Sapphire Room       (705) 749-0409    

137 Hunter Street West
Peterborough, K9H 2K7


Captain George's
Fish & Chips & Family Restaurant

91 George Street North (across from the marina)
Peterborough, K9J 3G3

Specializing in halibut and freshly cut and marinated meats, homemade fries, soups, desserts and fresh cut salads. Daily lunch specials (11 am to 3pm) Take out & Catering. No reservations. Children's menu.

Kathy Marler & Gwen Hogg
Open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 9 pm

705 740-9776


Tuesday to Sunday 4 to 10 pm
Reservations 705 741-0880

Denbar's Steak House
Fine Country Dining in a cozy atmosphere.

Appetizers, Entrees, Steaks with Flare and The "Only" Prime Rib
Your hosts are Dennis And Shirley Bartak

Located 1 mile north of Hwy 115 on Hwy 7, North of Springville, just 15 minutes from downtown Peterborugh, near the airport. (2714 Brown Line, Springville)

The Magic Rolling Pin, Tea Room & Patisserie
Lunch, Tea, Pastries
Martin & Jan Groneng (owners, chef)

Reservations 705 745-6556
302 King Street (corner of King & Rubidge Street, Peterborough, K9J 2S5)
Open Monday to Saturday for lunch and tea



221 Hunter Street West,
Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 2L1

705 750-0014    1 877 350-0014

Exclusive fair trade and organic tea and coffee.
Exquisite desserts and light meals made on premises.

Local produce from farmers,
cheese makers and butchers

Avid supporters of local theatre and the arts

Open for morning coffee, tea & our famous desserts. Return for lunch, light dinner,
Sunday brunch or after-show coffee

Sunday 10 am-5pm
Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm
Monday 8am-8pm —
Tuesday/Wednesday 8am-11pm
Thursday/Friday 8am-midnight
Saturday 10:30am-midnight


The owner and your host is Sandra Lennox Arciniega, offering you authentic Mexican cuisine and warm Mexican hospitality. You will feel as though you stepped into a little corner of Mexico. 190 Hunter St. West, Peterborough K9H 2L2

318 Charlotte Street
Peterborough K9J 2V7


Mon to Fri 11am to 3 pm
Saturday 11:30 am to 3 pm

Delicious fresh bread sandwiches. Daily, fresh homemade soup. Salads from local farmers (organic when available) fresh greens and vegetables. Desserts include cookies, squares and small cakes all homemade.

Fresh cooked breads available for sale at their counter.

MATSU SUSHI Japanese & Korean Restaurant - Eat-In, Take-Out

A family run restaurant, Mr. & Mrs. Kim's warm, welcoming hospitality make this restaurant a favourite with locals. Excellent memorable cuisine. What you'll never forget is how effusive Mr. Kim becomes greeting and saying good-bye to his guests. This is a chef that is happy to have your business. The menu includes sushi and sashimi a la carte, lunch, dinner, party trays, Bento boxes, Korean food, and noodle dishes. They have several specialty dishes to delight their guests. Groups are welcome.

Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:30am to 10pm

On Hunter Street East (East City, our other downtown) , over the bridge, at 107 Hunter Street East, East City
(Suite 102), K9H 1G7


Mr. Nam Bok Kim, owner


Our university students quickly figured out this is the place to eat when you want some comfort food, home-made, that won't burn a hole in the pocket. Main dishes are served with rice and peas and salad. The peas and rice are deliciously flavoured with coconut. Choices include jerks, curries (including goat), oxtail and ackee. Rotis are a specialty. Soups, samosa and more. Halal cooking. Try the home made ice cream or fresh fruit smoothies and the tropical drinks. Only a few tables. In mid-winter, Island Creams take-out is like getting some sunshine in a box. Owner and chef Teresa Leandre Saburah is just like mom.

Hours: 11am to 10pm
227 Hunter Street, Peterborough K9H 2L1, in the heart of the Restaurant District

705 743-8398

Dine-in, Take-out & Catering

Shafiq opened his first restaurant in Bangladesh when he was 14. After several years of working for others, he realized a life long dream by opening his second restaurant in 2006 featuring Indian Cuisine with a fine dining atmosphere: linens, flowers, candlelight - an upscale but quietly understated decor. Dishes from both the north & south provinces of India as well as from Bangladesh, one of the few clay tandoor ovens anywhere in Canada, breads, biryanys, curries, kormas, Dhansak, pickles, lassi, spiced teas and desserts. Licensed. Kingfisher beer. Hundreds of dishes to choose from. Vegetarians as well as weight watchers will find lots to enjoy. Seasonal Patio. Private 40 seat Banquet Hall

Hours: Mon to Tues 11:30am - 9:30pm
Fri - Sat 11:30am to 10pm
Sun 5pm - 9pm
(closed every day 3-5pm)

301 George Street South (across from the marina, Little Lake and the Art Gallery)
Peterborough, K9J 3C1


Natural Cook: Shafiq Rahman

705 741-0009
Reservations • Take Out • Delivery



25 George Street North
705-874-CHAI (2424)


Internet Cafe. Serving ice cream desserts, chai and coffee. Our specialty is a fine Indian breakfast of parathas and chai tea. Morning is Internet and breakfast time. All day and evening is internet and chai time.



Hoshi Sushi have a very extensive menu of Japanese and Korean food served in the privacy of booths, spacious seating, and a Sushi bar. Gracious and efficient service in the traditional oriental fashion is as you might expect, but the warmth and hospitality are also relaxing and friendly. The prices are modest. Their Sushi bar is open later than most kitchens. Owners : the Kim Family. Manager David Kim

172 Charlotte Street
Downtown Peterborough Close to the clock tower.
Peterborough K9J 2T8

In the heart of Peterborough, the Parkhill on Hunter offers a traditional fine dining experience. We feature a menu influenced by French and Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by a carefully chosen wine list to complement the most selective of palates.

Comfortable yet classic, the Parkhill welcomes you to cozy up to the heated bar top for a cocktail, join us in the dining room for lunch or dinner or just relax in the lounge. Our function room can accommodate both business and private occasions, offering internet access and AV support for specialized meetings. Comprehensive full service catering is available for all occasions large or small.

Please join us and experience the art of hospitality.

Lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday. Closed Sunday & Monday

705 743-8111 Reservations

180 Hunter Street West
Peterborough, K9H 2L2



321 Aylmer Street
At corner of Charlotte St., Peterborough, K9H 3V7

Garlic Bread
Baked Italian Dishes
Veal & Chicken
Kid's Menu

Licensed L.L.B.O.



217 Hunter Street West
Peterborough K9H 2L1

Chef/Owner: Karma Phuntshok


Hours: 11am to 9/10pm
Sunday 5 to 9pm

Karma's has been featured on the Food Network and HGTV Restaurant Makeover series in 2007. It is one of two restaurants in Peterborough listed in "Where to Eat in Canada in 2007.

At Karma's the food is about freshness. And it is skillfully arranged and presented, healthy and very tasty. The menu is Himalayan, Tibetan and Thai, a blend of flavours that is both rich and well layered, suitable for any palate. There are fish, meat and vegetarian choices. Karma's cooking is an art and a cultural expression.

Karma's platter exemplifies the taste sensations available and is a favourite for lunch or for an appetizer for dinner. It has 2 spring rolls, 2 salad rolls, 1 rice patty, 1 noodle patty, 2 chicken satay and 2 Tibetan momos.


Natas is the name of a custard tart. Great cakes and pastries, many in the Portugese style! Cakes and pastries are a traditional treat served with coffee throughout Europe. Cushy couches as well as traditional cafe tables at which to linger over a coffee or sandwich. With each froth beautifully decorated, you'll never look at coffee the same way again.


A modern steak house that prides itself on using local ingredients. Nothing pre-made (they make everything from scratch) using only fresh ingredients. Their menu is steak, with a seafood option, and they have ribs and chicken. There are lots of specials -- seasonal foods, game meats.

The owner/chef Brad Watt is from the East Coast. Frequent visits to Peterborough became a love affair with the City. He and his wife, Kate (who manages the restaurant) moved here in 2005. They opened Rare in 2007.

The restaurant is tastefully decorated, comfortable and comforting - modern. The atmosphere is casual and classy. The meals are delectable.

Reservations are highly recommended.

Dinner: Tues to Sat: opens at 5pm _last seating at 9pm_(closed Sunday and Monday)

166 Brock Street
Downtown near City Hall, Peterborough, K9H 2P4


705 742-3737

724 Water Street (at Parkhill)
Peterborough, K9H 3N3

Hours: Tues to Sat -11am to 8pm
on Fridays until 9 pm

The Original Greek is a family business started in 1976 by George and Anna Anagnostou's parents.
Beginning in the 1980's, George and Anna became restauranteurs, first in Whitby, then Toronto, and finally 'back home' in Peterborough, ironically on the site of the original family restaurant.

Today, Anna's cooking style includes many slow cooked recipes and features the creative use of wine and ouzo as ingredients for flavouring. Although many recipes and ingredients are traditional, there is always something unexpected. The food can be described as Greek fine dining with a Mediterranean twist.

George is trained as a sommelier and has one of the best stocked wine cellars in Peterborough. George will help you choose a wine suited to any menu choice.

Together, they are widely known for one of a kind evenings of adventurous food and wine pairings that receive accolades from all who attend.

You should come to experience the excellent pairing of two very talented restauranteurs. Stay because it is such a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy a terrific meal.

Reservations Recommended

Contemporary & classic food stylings by Chef Evan Podd in an elegant century old country inn located on the Trent/Severn Waterway. Large patio overlooking the river and canal, screened wrap around sunset porch, and a formal dining room to enjoy fine dining in a casual atmosphere. Evan Podd, who also teaches culinary arts at Fleming College, focuses on fresh local ingredients, organic and wild game when available, prepared with culinary craftmanship. Private seating areas for groups, catering, cooking classes. B&B suites available.


(first exit off Hwy 28 before the bridge)


Lunch & Dinner
7 Days High Season
Inquire for Low Season

Our authentic thin crust Pizza combines hand-made sauces and dough with a host of zesty ingredients for a product that can't be beat! You can build your own from a wide range of imaginative ingredients. A Night Kitchen salad is the perfect compliment, always fresh and generous. Try our delicious breakfast treats and without a doubt the best coffee in town - Our Americano will send you into orbit!

Eat in stools, standing room, patio seasonally.

229 Hunter Street West
Peterborough, K9H 2L1


Mon/Tues 9am to 12am • Weds 9am to 3am • Thurs/Frd 8am to 3am
Sat 10am to 3am • Sunday 10am to 12am
375 Water Street
Peterborough K9H 3L7
705-750-0038  —  877-686-0038
Classic recipes & dishes from this long lived and loved local favourite along with new creations and features under the original owners/chef Kelly and Evan Podd. Will Wood-Gates is the new Manager. Offering a selection of both local and organic ingredients, paired with Canadian and International wines, this is casual fine dining the way it was meant to be. A proud supporter of the Kawartha Choice Farm Fresh initiative promoting local farms and producers. Casual intimate dinners, catering for your events.

Open for dinners 6 days/week, closed Monday


Stickling's Bakery & Bistro
191 Charlotte Street

705 748-3618

Fresh sandwiches & wraps
Savoury quiche or pizza
Hearty home made soups
Fair trade organic coffees & teas
Delicious desserts
Artisan breads & bagels
& a full range of baked goods

Catering & Take-out Menu Available On-line

7 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday
Saturday 8am to 3pm
Sundays Closed

Wholesale Bakery Store: 2712 Brown Line, R.R.#5, Peterborough, ON, K9J 6X6, 705 741-0777


407 George Street North, Peterborough
(705) 742-9010

An established pool hall situated in historic downtown Peterborough, this landmark provides 14 tables on two floors where you will find live music on weekends upstairs in the 8 Ball Lounge.

We offer a licensed snack bar with great home-made burgers using Kawartha Choice Beef, all day breakfast, soups, sandwiches and other items from the grill. Great milkshakes with Kawartha Dairy Ice Cream. Eat in or take out. Vegetarian choices

Fun for all ages. Voted Best Billiards many times over in the Peterborough Examiner.

Dean and Anita Pappas

Open from morning to late night daily year round. Open Sundays


Decorated with fuschia, pinks, warm purples and other passionate colours, the setting is as electric as the food is sensuous. For old flames or new conquests, or simply comfort accompanied by delicious food and drink, it can't be matched.

Menus change daily and usually feature a choice of up to 5 entrees. It's basic food with fresh ingredients prepared with herbs and savoury flavors. Vegetarian dishes available.

Fridays, once a month, we're open to 3 am with music DJs and late night appetizers.

Since 1909

373 Queen Street

Reservations Suggested

Sunday Brunch

Inviting Sunroom/Patio

Fresh Baking

Event Catering


Wine Tastings

Private Parties

Veggan by request



195 Simcoe Street, Peterborough
In the Charlotte Mews (off either Charlotte or Simcoe)

705 748-4591

Providing Consistent Quality in Food and Service
for over 12 Years - Host: Jim Glasser, Owner/Operator

True Italian Heritage Cuisine Including: Pasta, Chicken, Fish, Sea Food and Steaks, "Veal Dishes, a Specialty"


Casual Dining Room • Patio • Private Function Room

Serving Dinner Daily from 4:30
Closed Sunday
Reservations Recommended

We Look Forward to Serving You Soon

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