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184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
+1 613-544-3948
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We had a excellent dinner and brunch at Windmills this weekend. The service was great and the staff were very helpful and very friendly! Can't wait to go back! Definitely a great choice! The artwork on the wall was wonderful, changes on a regular basis....More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went here the morning after The Hip concert and, needless to say, we were a little sleep deprived. Great coffee and atmosphere with friendly staff - We laughed a lot with our server. People in Kingston are super nice! I had eggs Benedict and it...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing. My sister has gluten allergies and was able to find something delicious. I had the steak and it was amazing. The onion butter with homemade bread omg. Wonderful lady server. The patio is ok, traffic is busy but definitely worth going.

Thank swim04
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Our appetizer of sliced meats and cheeses on a slab was simply delicious with a pleasant Pinot Grigio. We both then selected the lamb shank which really melted in your mouth. Very tender....perhaps a tad lacking in seasoning. Our dinner was in the front half...More

Thank lojlomax
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Title says it all. They claim to be casual fine dining and that's the truth. We came at a very quiet time but we're so well attended. Food was beautiful and a very welcome change from steaks, burgers, wings and Fries... Though they have those...More

Thank PaticusFinch
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thank you for the five star review; all of the staff at Windmills work very hard to make our guests experience memorable, so I'm very pleased you enjoyed your meal and dining experience. Thanks again, Ed.

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Had lunch with a friend and we were SO grateful to find the A/C at full blast on a 30C day! I've also brought my Mum here a couple times. Mum has some mild cognitive impairments. Now, she's easy to please, but sometimes staff at...More

Thank Connie H
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for lovely review. I'm always pleased to hear that our staff performed above the norm, I'll certainly pass your review onto our service staff who really appreciate hearing from their guests. Our chef and kitchen staff who prepared your food with care will also...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were in Kingston for a short two day visit and asked at the Hotel desk for a good place to eat. they just said go out to the front door and go to the left and we would find all kinds of restaurants. Of...More

Thank AnnTait
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for the great review and yes we are an independent restaurant having served locals and visitors for over 33 years. Your support of local businesses is felt throughout the community, for example Windmills supports many, many local charities and community groups annually. Our staff...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend dinned here and we was left full but not exactly satisfied. When didn't book a table and walked in around 8pm. The sign told us to wait outside the door for service and we waited two minutes and was not noticed....More

Thank JoshMoore95
Reviewed 4 August 2016

From the outside, this place seemed perfectly nice for lunch, but nothing too special. I was pleasantly surprised. Lovely atmosphere, and the food was both simple and simply very good.

Thank Mark H
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Mark thanks for the simple but excellent review, glad you enjoyed your experience at Windmills, our staff takes pride in what they do I'll be sure to pass on your positive comments. Regards, Ed.

Reviewed 3 August 2016

Windmills was recommended by a friend. Upon arrival we were met by Sarah who remained our server for the evening.The relaxed atmosphere in this casual fine dining restaurant was enhanced by the excellent service. We dined on two of their pasta specialties and were more...More

Thank Bev O
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Bev, thanks for the very nice review, I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Sarah and our cooks, I know they'll appreciate the positive feedback, Ed.

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Response from Windmillsrestaurant | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
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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