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$$ - $$$, International,
184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
+1 613-544-3948
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (51 reviews)
“frittata” (13 reviews)
“german apple” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I have been here I have felt like a burden to the staff. On one occasion one of the waitresses even made fun of my friend for eating too much, on another occasion the waitress barely made eye contact. Last summer I was...More

Thank ZoeAyn
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have obviously annoyed you, for that I apologize. I'm not sure if you have misinterpreted the interactions, but can assure you and the readers that our staff don't yell or make fun of our guests under any circumstances, the overwhelming positive reviews on service,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of downtown, great food. We had the baked brie appetizer and the goat salad and beet salad, both great. Server was friendly The lamb chop special was very good. Tables were far enough apart to have a private conversation

1  Thank OneHappyCanadian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here for dinner Oct/17 with a family of 3. We didn't nave a reservation but they happily accommodated us as we were from out of town. The service and food was perfect. All cooked to our liking and served to us by friendly and...More

1  Thank gagetman96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Windmills and won’t be our last. The first thing we noticed was the wonderful aroma when we walked through the door, and then as we walked through the artsy decor, it felt warm and inviting. The menu had many...More

1  Thank Shelack33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a Kingston resident and have been to Windmills, a city institution in casual fine dining, a few times for brunch. The meals are usually tasty and quickly served. Today I went with my partner and a couple friends. We were seated near a...More

1  Thank irisanddrum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time at Windmills for breakfast and really enjoyed it. The ambiance is very nice, service was great and the food was delicious. The German apple pancake is delicious but more a dessert than a breakfast. The eggs Benedict Southwestern was yummy. The Cranberry french...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

FIrstly, our food was good and reasonably priced. No complaints there. However, the service was very poor. From the second we entered the restaurant the staff paid very little attention to us. Our waitress was very standoffish and made us feel uncomfortable. When we left,...More

Thank Rhonda J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place! The food is SOOO good! The regular menu has great variety for all palates and the specials always excite us! The staff -especially Dave ( their lead waiter) are thoughtful, helpful and appropriately attentive. The owner/boss is always available and works...More

1  Thank Deb W
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We stopped in to Windmills for a winter day break. The service was polite and the coffee was hot. The artwork is attractive and sets a nice mood.

1  Thank KNCooper
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Breakfast here was a very pleasant experience. Good, varied menu. Food arrived quickly and was very good (I had the Frittata omelette). Service was pleasant and professional. No lineup on a Saturday morning—as the restaurant is fairly large. A bit noisy but it added to...More

1  Thank Murray M
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6 October 2017|
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Response from jacques1543 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you should give them a call. I know when we went m granddaughter who is vegan was quite surprised at all the choices she had to select from. However we were there for dinner. Hope you find what you are looking for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
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, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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