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Windmills

$$ - $$$, International,
184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
+1 613-544-3948
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“frittata” (11 reviews)
“german apple” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This used to be the "hip" restaurant in town. The decor, however, has not changed for years. We didn't notice much up-grades. There were paintings of local artists (for sale) hanging on the wall. But they were a bit mismatched. There was a variety of...More

Thank Team009
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Honest feedback is how we grow and improve as a restaurant, so I appreciate your comments here. While we've had great success in our eclectic menu, it may not be for everyone. As each dish, no matter the type, is crafted from quality, fresh ingredients,...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We visited tonight for supper. My wife had the pad Thai and I had the maple burger. Delicious! I think high quality beef - better than most. Casual atmosphere, homey feel, highly recommended. Thanks!More

Thank puddles10000
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thanks for the recommendation! Sound like you and your wife had a lovely evening with us. We definitely pride ourselves on offering high-quality dishes, so I'm glad you left with such an impression. Hope to welcome you back for another meal soon, perhaps for brunch...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

In my mind, a weekend breakfast should include good food, efficient service and friendly staff to ensure your day off begins well - Windmills "hit the mark." My server took good care of me, even though the restaurant was busy, and she was very pleasant,...More

Thank Weerobbie
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

So glad you left happy with your breakfast experience! You can't go wrong with some good coffee and classic bacon and eggs. Hope to welcome you back very soon. Warm regards, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere for a light lunch on a rainy day in september and stumbled across this place. We met the owner (we think!) outside who invited us in and promised us good food- we were not disappointed. We had the blt sandwich...More

Thank mgnhdn2016
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

I'm so glad you guys decided to come in! Nothing beats a BLT and chicken wrap on a rainy day. If you're ever back in our area, be sure to stop in -- rain or shine. Warm regards, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was our second visit to Windmills. After a 3.5 hour drive up the 401 to drop some things off for our daughter, she suggested brunch at Windmills. We had a wonderful experience for dinner in July so thought we would give brunch a whirl....More

Thank Nanci-Jane S
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

I can't say enough about your kind feedback, Nanci-Jane. Everything about it is wonderful! I'm thrilled you stopped in for a second visit, and I hope there are many more in our future. Warm regards, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. We had the beef rib and the lamb shank. The beef rib was excellent. The wine was very good as well

Thank malcolm g
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Sounds like we delivered on all counts, Malcolm! That's so wonderful to hear. Thank you for visiting. Hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I had the mushroom gnocchi and my husband had a burger with a butternut squash soup. Everything was pretty good but it was a bit pricey.

Thank LilyDee22222
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Hey, Lily! It's great to hear that you and your husband enjoyed the food. Our high-quality ingredients and seasonings are reflected in our prices, but I hope you found it well worth it. All the best, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The steaks were perfectly grilled. We found the restaurant to be very baby friendly. we will definitely be back!!

Thank Msafirisalama
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

So delighted we could have you and the family in for dinner! The steaks were definitely a good choice for your first visit. Can't wait to see what you think of the other dishes next time. All the best, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There was a bit of a wait but b/c the entire restaurant turned over at the same time. But the food was worth the wait. THe servers did a great job... filling up our drinks anf even brought the kids watermelon while we waited.

Thank Angie J
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

I'm so glad you found the food well worth the wait, Angie! That means so much to me and the team. Hope to welcome you and the family back soon. All the best, Ed Smith, Owner

Reviewed 27 August 2016

Lovely dinner. Excellent as always, great service and welcoming atmosphere. One of our favourite places in Kingston.

Thank rickandbarb2014
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review, Rick and Barb! Sounds like we've had the pleasure of seeing you many times. Can't wait until your next dinner at our place! - Ed Smith, Owner

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Please view our website with our complete breakfast, brunch (Sat. & Sun.), lunch and dinner menus listed. At windmills-café . com
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Downtown Kingston
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-544-3948
  • E-mail
Description
Exceptional food, fine wine, evocative art and soothing music, Windmills satisfy all the senses. For close to 30 years we have offered an eclectic menu from around the world in a sophisticated yet unpretentious atmosphere. Windmills lets you settle in to quiet nooks, a friendly, fully-licensed bar or our ever popular window seat overlooking Princess Street or outdoor patio. Ever changing and unique artwork graces the walls. Using only the freshest ingredients, many from local producers, our dinners are true masterpieces, our lunches divine, our Saturday and Sunday brunches, the talk of the town. Our chef’s easel is your plate. Come delight your senses. Many Gluten Free options available.
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