Hungry? Come experience everything Wellington County has to offer! Our seven municipalities are rich with heritage and culture, food and music, experience a delicious array of foods of all culture. You can find everything from friendly local pubs, to elegant fine dining, there is something for everyone. Taste our unique terroir, and learn about the stories beyond the plate at some of our top featured restaurants and eateries. 

Wellington County Restaurants

Wellington County hosts a diverse culinary scene that stems from from its rich agricultural resources, and dedication to local food. Find everything from fine dining, bars and pubs, cafes to fast food and take out. Let us show you why Wellington County is home to some of the best restaurants and food in the region.

Takeout Food Burger Takeout Map 

Experience and support some of Wellington County's local restaurants by ordering takeout. You can discover local favorite takeout meals, along with the perfect food and beverage pairings here. To see a map of all Wellington County businesses offering ‘ready to eat’ takeout foods, visit the Takeout Food in Wellington County Map. Discover which restaurants are near you or choose by type of food, mealtime or category. Bon appetit!

Plated chicken dinner with grilled potatoes and orange slices. Farm to Table Dining Experiences

Wellington County offers something for everyone, for any occasion, any time of the year. Using only the best ingredients, chefs and farmers work hand in hand to create and constantly reinvent menus seasonally. Taste our unique terroir, and treat your taste buds at some of our top farm-to-table restaurants and eateries. Wellington County is full of flavor and flair! From fine dining to mom-and-pop- shops serving up cozy comfort food, there is something for everyone.

Fight of beerSip and Savor

It's five o'clock somewhere! Head over to a local patio or tasting room and enjoy some of Wellington County's carefully crafted beverages and spirits. Local craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and cideries have evolved to become true community hubs, and are bringing back the uniqueness of the local beverage scene. Crack a cold one, sit back and experience the best of Guelph-Wellington local brews and beverages.

Basket of fresh produce Farmers' Markets

Farmers' Markets offer freshly picked, in season produce is at its peak in flavor and nutrition, as well as other wonderful locally made or grown products. It is a great way to support your local farmers, community, and economy. During your visit, you can encounter the charm and community at one of our eight local farmers' markets. Meet our farmers and learn about foods grown in your area, catch up with friends and neighbors, and shop for local goods. We invite you to come out and see our amazing local markets in person.

Picnic table with checkered table cloth and burgers Picnics and Food Outings

Step outside and experience Wellington County for day trips full of food and scenery. Start by packing your picnic, or choose from delicious takeout options at local restaurants and enjoy your food at one of our many breathtaking scenic settings, parks, and recreational spaces. Nothing screams summer more than a picnic with the parings to match! Find a list of local picnic spots–with all the fixin's to fill your basket.

hand holding paper bowl of gelatoBest Ice Cream Destinations

There is no better reason for a summer outing than to enjoy a cool, refreshing treat–and Wellington County is home to some of the best. Have you ever tried buttered popcorn or lavender flavours? From hand made, scoopable ice cream to sheep milks gelato, we have something for everyone. Check out our list of top spots to visit, and enjoy our scenic countryside views along the way.

Local Food Map Cover Photo of fresh produce in a basketTaste Real

The Taste Real program is a County of Wellington initiative that supports local businesses, farms, and producers who are passionate about the way local food is grown, prepared, presented, enjoyed, and how real it tastes! By working together with our partners and supporters, we are growing one of the most vibrant, local food economies and food tourism destinations in Ontario. Find your local food adventure using the Local Food Map to find all the exciting Local Food Businesses in Wellington County today!  

Freshly picked bowl of berries

Local Food Adventure 

Whether you are looking for that hidden gem, scenic escape, great tasting food experience, heritage roots, or exciting adventure you can find it here in Wellington County. While you're here, embark on a delicious farm or food tour and discover unique tastes and flavors, pick your very own berries, or beat the heat with a cool treat!


For more Dining and takeout options, view our online Business Directory.

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