Great Taste of Ontario

What is the Great Taste of Ontario?

The great taste of Ontario is a provincial recovery program involving over 80 partners, designed to push Ontarians to rediscover the province and boost regional economies! Discover what Ontario has to offer and take a culinary journey through our province!

Discover Markham’s Great Taste!

Markham offers a variety of authentic cuisines and restaurants, so start your discovery of what Markham has to offer through our Passport Restaurants! Ranging from South Asian to Fusion, beautifully plated pastries to delectable chocolate, there is something for everyone!

Terre Rouge

Taking inspiration from Canada’s luscious bounty and rich ‘red earth’, in the heart of downtown Markham.

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Website:  Terre Rouge Toronto
Instagram:  @terrerougeto
Address:  162 Enterprise Blvd, Unionville, ON L6G 0A2
Phone Number:  (905) 597 5668

Ambiyan Indian Restaurant

Serving fresh Indian Cuisine in the Historic neighbourhood of Main Street Unionville since 2009

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Website:  Ambiyan Indian Restaurant
Instagram:  @ambiyanonmain
Address:  149 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2G8
Phone Number:  (905) 480 0094

Casa Victoria Fine Dining & Banquet

Casa Victoria is the recipient of numerous prizes and is acknowledged in the culinary world as one of a kind.

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Website:  Casa Victoria
Instagram:  @casavictoriaca
Address:  8601 Warden Ave Unit 4-6, Unionville, ON L3R 0B5
Phone Number:  (905) 948 1618

Rouge River Brewing Company

Rouge River Brewing Company – Markham’s first craft brewery – features award-winning hop-forward American-style ales, sour beers and Belgian farmhouse-style ales. Beers are brewed on site and can be sampled in the tap room or enjoyed in the brew pub.

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Website:  Rouge River Brewing Company
Instagram:  @rougeriverbrewery
Address:  50 Bullock Dr #8, Markham, ON L3P 3P2
Phone Number:  (905) 209 1236


Cho-kwok-lat specializes in pastries, desserts, and chocolates. Everything is made in house with natural, high quality ingredients. The chef, Chris Kwok, is one of the top Canadian chocolatiers and pastry chefs and has won multiple culinary awards, including the World Chocolate Master!

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Website:  Cho Kwok Lat
Instagram:  @chokwoklat
Address:  31 Main St N, Markham, ON L3P 1X5
Phone Number:  (905) 554 0545

Patisserie Fleur

Situated in the heart of downtown Markham, Patisserie Fleur is known for its french inspired dessert pastries, baked goods & viennoiseries, and afternoon tea.

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Website:  Patisserie Fleur
Instagram:  @patisseriefleurto
Address:  180 Enterprise Blvd Unit 103, Markham, ON L6G 1B3
Phone Number:  (905) 604 8009

Essence of Unionville

Come experience unique flavours at the Essence of Unionville!

Executive Chef Jitin Gaba’s ever-evolving eclectic menu features seasonal ingredients. The perfect spot for any occasion with private and semi-private dining areas. Join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, Saturday a la carte brunch, Sunday market brunch and traditional afternoon tea.

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Website:  Essence of Unionville
Instagram:  @essenceofunionville
Address:  8500 Warden Ave, Markham, ON L6G 1A5
Phone Number:  (905) 415 7611


Casual, contemporary hotel eatery serving local Canadian-inspired cuisine & handcrafted cocktails.

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Website:  Draco Markham
Instagram:  Draco
Address:  170 Enterprise Blvd, Markham, ON L6G 1B3
Phone Number:  (437) 777-3496

Old Firehall Confectionary

In the early 1800’s, the Old Firehall took its place in Unionville and remains an iconic landmark.

Today, the Old Firehall Confectionery is a well-established staple within our community with our flagship store in Unionville and second location in Kleinburg, offering a selection of handcrafted artisanal chocolates and confections.

Known as a sweet destination for family, friends, and acquaintances, we meet the needs of everyone including those living free of peanuts, gluten, sugar and of course, vegans.

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Website:  Old Firehall Confectionary
Instagram:  @oldfirehallconfectionery
Address:  170 Main St Unionville, Markham, ON L3R 2G9
Phone Number:  (905) 415 9192

Kiu Japanese Restaurant

Japanese eatery presenting sushi, ramen & rice bowls in an airy dining room with sleek accents.

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Website:  Kiu Japanese Restaurant
Instagram:  @kiurestaurant
Address:  169 Enterprise Blvd 2nd Floor, Markham, ON L6G 0E7
Phone Number:  (905) 513 6368

Smash Kitchen & Bar

Smash Kitchen & Bar is an American Restaurant located in the Markham neighbourhood of Unionville. Smash Kitchen & Bar serves American, Comfort Food, Grill cuisine and features Casual Dining

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Website:  Smash Kitchen & Bar
Instagram:  @smashkitchen
Address:  4261 Hwy 7, Unionville, ON L3R 9W6
Phone Number:  (905) 940 2000

Inspire Restaurant

Eatery offering eclectic cuisine in an intimate, trendy space with a full bar & weekend brunch.

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Website:  Inspire Restaurant
Instagram:  @inspirerestaurant
Address:  144 Main St N #1, Markham, ON L3P 5T3
Phone Number:  (905) 554 2889


Mediterranean & Italian dishes, specializing in seafood, in a relaxed spot with ancient Roman decor.

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Website:  Carmelina
Instagram:  @carmelinarestaurant
Address:  7501 Woodbine Ave, Markham, ON L3R 2W1
Phone Number:  (905) 477 7744

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Kiu Japanesde Restaurant: DMC
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Inspire Restaurant: DMC

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