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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” (50 reviews)
“frittata” (13 reviews)
“german apple” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All 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 yesterday

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 3 days 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

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had my first date with my husband here, over 20 years ago, and it’s been our favourite place ever since. Probably best known for their brunch menu, with the best buttermilk pancakes you will ever have, but should definitely be on your dinner hit list...More

1  Thank JuliaC41
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I'll preface this by saying my wife and I had our first date here 21 years ago. We've changed a lot since and so has Windmills! We come for breakfast every weekend. The staff are amazing, the food is always superb, the atmosphere is cozy,...More

3  Thank Justin C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Lunch with my daughter on a very busy day over the holidays. I had the ham and brie fritatta which was fresh and delicious. My daughter had a chicken wrap which was very tasty. Service was friendly and excellent. Everything is always so fresh at...More

1  Thank elaine r
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great experience, lots of gluten free options and great service. I would go back here in a heart beat and recommend it to my peers. The atmosphere is wonderful, the art is beautiful and lighting is just right. One of my favourite places in Kingston...More

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Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for the great review. I'll be sure to pass it on to all the staff here at Windmills who appreciate the positive feedback for their efforts.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming person, good feeling. I’d would like the salad a bit bigger, but the quality was really high and especially the chicken. Regarding the dessert of the day, it was just the best lemon cheese cake of my life !!! Thank you for that...More

Thank laurentamand
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I've recently been told I am allergic to Gluten, and it has changed my diet drastically. I find it difficult now to go to my regular favourite restaurants and eat the things I know and love. But Windmills has made it easy. They have gluten...More

1  Thank Maegan 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$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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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