Local Dining Suggestions
Less than a 10 min drive from Shrewsbury you will find a quaint little town called Erieau. Erieau hosts a LCBO/Beer Store, 2 beautiuful Marina’s, wonderful restaurants as well as a pristine beach on the shores of Lake Erie. Erieau is a beautiful peninsula with Rondeau Bay on one side and Lake Erie on the other boasting formidable views of sunsets and sunrises on either side. Erieau is famous for it’s amazing Lake Erie and Rondeau Bay fishing.
Molly n OJ’s amazing small town hospitality offers fresh seafood, fine dining, a cozy atmosphere. Enjoy the quaint Sports bar next door “The SandBar Lounge” for a cold pint and some awesome appetizers. Meal specials daily! https://www.facebook.com/MollyAndOjs/,
The Brewery is a local favourite offering amazing artizan pizza and locally brewed beer. Nestled in the heart of Erieau, on the shore of Rondeau Bay, it boasts 2 patios that overlook the bay. Find amazing pubfare at this unique restaurant. https://www.facebook.com/BaysideErieau , https://baysidebrewing.com
Galley Grille Pub is an Erieau hotspot with a crew serving up hot coffee, fantastic breakfast, delicious vittles, fresh fish and fantastic conversation. https://www.facebook.com/erieaugalley/
Rondeau Provincial Park
Rondeau Provincial Park is less than 10 minutes from Shrewsbury. Rondeau Provincial Park is located on a peninsula with beautiful pristine Lake Erie beaches and peaceful walking trails. On route to Rondeau Provincial Park are a few great spots to satisfy your appetite on your way to or from visiting the beautiful park.
Rondeau Joe’s Pub offers tasty pub fare and cold beverages with an amazing view of Rondeau Bay. Patio dining has never been this good! Rondeau Joe’s boasts a unique location with a marina to pull your boat into. You can walk right up the dock and sit on their outdoor patio. Dogs are allowed outside on a leash. www.rondeaujoes.com
Sherry’s Country Corner Cafe is a weekend hotspot and meeting point on the way to Rondeau Provincial Park. This little cafe offers daily specials and treats as well as terrific breakfast. https://sherryscountrycornercafe.business.site/
Blenheim is less than a 10 minute drive from Shrewsbury. Blenheim is a small town with a wonderful small town spirit. Blenheim hosts many fun events like Car Shows and the famous Cherry Festival that lasts 3 days in July. Blenheim has a wonderful community splash park, Community centre with public swimming times, and wonderful parks. Blenheim has 2 grocery stores, a TimHortons, Canadian Tire and Shopper Drug Mart to name a few local businesses. A LCBO and Beer Store are also found in this charming town. Blenheim has many great restaurants as well. We are only highlighting a few tried and true.
Willowridge Golf Course Restaurant is found at the rear entrance to the Willowridge building. Willowridge is located on Highway 3, just before the Communication Line turn off for Shrewsbury. Fish Taco’s, burgers, sweet potato fries and their daily specials are famous at this small town pub. https://willowridgegolf.ca/pub-grill-menu/
Comfort & Soul is located on Tallbot Trail or the main road leaving Blenheim for Erieau. This is the restaurant you want to visit for home cooked meals! They really do offer comfort for the soul! https://www.facebook.com/comfortandsoulbbq/
Fat Jimmy’z – found in “downtown” Blenheim if you are looking for all you can eat breakfast and dinner buffets on the weekends, this is your spot. Fat Jimmy’s offers a wide variety of fare from Greek salads and Gyros to pizza and some amazing pub grub! You cannnot go wrong. http://venusdemilofamilyrestaurant.com/index.php/fat-jimmyz-pub-grill/
Jack’s family restaurant is just that and they make you feel right at home. Great ALL DAY breakfast, broasted chicken and homestyle meals. You can feel the love in the food. Diner style eatery with classic fantastic service. https://jacksfamilyrestaurant.weebly.com/
Franko’s Pizza serves up some fantastic Pizza Pies! Frankos’ prices are on point and they offer delivery right to your door in Shrewsbury. Perfect for relaxing at the cottage! http://www.frankos12buckpizza.com/
Chatham is the closest larger city in the area. Chatham hosts some amazing resstaurants and if you are looking beyond pubfare and homecooking into some fine dining, this is the place to go! Chatham has events every weekend and any of these eating options would be a perfect end to a day of shopping, touring and visiting!
Mama Maria’s Ristorante offers amazing Italian cuisine in a beautiful and romantic setting. Mama’s offers an amazing selection of wine, vegan dishes and alternatives. Known for amazing seafood, sultry appetizers and always fresh ingredients. Always a crowd pleaser with amazing reviews. http://mammamariasristorante.ca
Rossini’s is located on Grand Ave, just off of Highway 40/Communication. Easy to get to and always impressive. Rossini’s is well known for their perfectly cooked steaks and authentic grilling style. Rossini’s is one of Chathams’ oldest and most well known restaurants! Very romantic setting and stylish restaurant. https://www.rossinisrestaurant.ca/
Chatham Breakfast House – Churrascaria Steak House – also found down on Grand Ave in Chatham, from the Mediterranean taste of Portugal to the mouth watering taste of the authentic Churrascaria Steakhouse you will dazzle your tastebuds with global flavours! http://www.chathambreakfasthouse.ca/