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Around Town – 5 Places To WOW Your Date In And Around Alliston

Most people would consider Alliston to be the home of restaurant chains and pizza joints. 

There are lots of options that offer exceptional dining with a lasting impression in and around the area. Each restaurant allows a chance to talk, relax and enjoy some delicious food that will have you bragging to all your friends. 

This post will detail 5 unique restaurants in and around the Alliston area that offer a rich history and serve top quality food. All five of these locations offer daily specials and items that can be modified to fulfill any dietary restrictions or allergies. They are also fully licensed establishments offering an extensive selection of wine and drink options.

Need the perfect date night in and around Alliston? Here are 5 places to consider:

Williams

Where: 26 Victoria St E, Alliston, ON L9R 1T4

Williams has a cozy, intimate setting and details in the design will not go unnoticed. Sandra Lambie, the owner used tin from Sir Fredrick Banting’s homestead along with other locally sourced elements to create an inviting and warm environment for guests.  

The chef-inspired daily pasta option is always worth trying and the charcuterie board is great for sharing. Post up at the bar if you want to chat with the bartender and have a great view to people watch.

Looking for a private date spot? The small intimate vibe of the restaurant makes it an ideal place to cozy up with your significant other and indulge.

The Globe

Where: 995722 Mono Adjala Townline, Rosemont, ON L0N 1R

This establishment located in the heart of Rosemont is part of three businesses owned and operated by the Rosemont hospitality group under the leadership of Janice and Earle O’Born. 

The food is locally sourced using fresh and quality ingredients and the menu is updated seasonally. The appetizers are great for sharing and their seasonally inspired soup is a must-try! For dinner, why not try the 10oz ribeye steak, it is top-notch. 

This historical restaurant will not only charm you and your date, but it will also satisfy your appetite.

Looking for a romantic, unique date night? Look no further than The Globe.

Mrs. Mitchell's Restaurant

Where: 887395 Mono-Mulmur Townline, Mulmur, ON L9V 2W1

Located in the hamlet of Violet Hill, this restaurant will make you step back in time to the 17th century with its rustic feel. The owner, Heidi Baufeldt has grown up in the restaurant and has continued to keep the food consistent, remaining loyal to their clientele. 

The fresh and hot spoon bread that is brought to each table is mouth-watering and delightful. Mrs. Mitchell’s is famous for their Reuben sandwich, which is served on house-made marble rye bread

They also offer a coursed Valentine’s dinner menu, but make sure you call ahead to make a reservation, the spots fill up quick. There is a reason this former schoolhouse receives such high ratings, the food and atmosphere.

Want to do some after dinner shopping? Check out Granny’s attic next door for some unique and quality finds.

Terra Nova Public House

Where: 887395 Mono-Mulmur Townline, Mulmur, ON L9V 2W1

This century-old building used to serve as the local general store, until it was remodelled into the pub you now see today. They have created a modern take on classic pub fare and the rolling hills make the perfect backdrop for sharing a memorable meal with someone special.

The chef, Ryan Praskey is experienced and uses local ingredients to create flavourful dishes. With knowledgeable servers and prompt service, they truly take care of you and satisfy your hunger. 

The ploughman’s platter is a must try and great for sharing, but don’t bother trying to share dessert! All of their homemade pies are so delicious and you will not want to share. 

This hidden gem is truly a one of a kind spot that makes you feel like you are in a cozy chalet.

Mono Cliff's Inn

Where: 367006 Mono Centre Rd, Mono, ON L9W 6X5

The Inn is situated on the picturesque Bruce trail and offers great views and various walking trails surrounding the restaurant.

With a menu that changes daily and made from scratch items, there is something that will appeal to every palate. Innkeeper Carol Hall is always welcoming and offers great Australian wines that pair perfectly with each meal

Chef Jeffrey Vandenhoek uses uncomplicated family-style cooking that keeps people coming back. Not sure what to order? Try the homemade chilli and if you have room for dessert, the sticky pudding is superb. Check out the pub downstairs or the special occasion wine cellar while you are there, and see everything the Inn has to offer.

This is the local’s favourite, however, they are always warm and welcoming to new visitors. Over the years the inn has built a solid reputation winning many culinary awards.

Date night coming up? Scratch the idea of driving far and wide to find a spot. These 5 restaurants are either in or a stones throw away from Alliston, Ontario and offer something for everyone.

Support your community by staying local for your next date, we promise you won’t regret it!