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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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*Can Substitute Gluten Free Bread to make Gluten Free
Soup du Jour
Calamari Fritto
Semolina flour mix, garlic lemon aioli, Canary Island's tomato jam
Oven Bakes Double Brie
Dried cranberry, pecan, maple syrup, crostini
Spinach, Chipotle & Artichoke Dip*
Parmesan, cream cheese, crostini
Cider Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Brussel sprouts, bacon, gala apple, cider glaze, herbed goat cheese
Chef's choice of local and imported artisan cured meats and cheeses, Moroccan pickled vegetables, olives, baguette
Tortilla Pizza
two fresh lime tortilla baked with Monterey Jack cheese garnished with Pica de Gallo, avocado, pickled red onions, three pepper sauce, crema, cilantro
Jalapeno Cheddar Cod Croquettes
russet potato, salted cod infused with herbs and spices, Jalapeno and cheddar served with lemon garlic aioli
Add Chicken Paillard $5.50, Shrimp (5) $7.25, Tofu $4
Caesar Salad
Romaine, maple candied bacon, romano, herbed garlic croutons, dressing
Oven-Roasted Beet Salad
Golden and red beet, goat cheese, greens, smoked pecans, grape tomatoes, sherry vinaigrette
Chicken Cobb Salad
Grilled chicken breast, greens, cherry tomatoes, avocado, Stilton cheese, bacon, toasted walnuts, lemon white balsamic vinaigrette
Manhattan Cut Striploin
House cut fries, mushroom demi-glace
Braised Brisket
slow-braised brisket, kale potato puree, red wine sour cherry jus
Fish Feature
Our server will brief you on our chef's preparation of the fish of the day
Grilled Supreme Chicken
Marinated 24 hours, grilled Portuguese style, apple cider cabbage slaw, herb roasted potatoes, Peri Peri sauce and Windmills ranch dressing
Pan-Roasted Duck
Quebec duck breast, red wine braised cabbage, sweet potato puree, blueberry sauce
Braised Lamb Shank
Slow braised in Morocco's famous preserved lemon and herb blend, saffron tomato ragu, green beans
Roasted Cauliflower Rice Mole Verde**
chili and cumin roasted cauliflower rice, mole verde, toasted pumpkin seeds, avocado, roasted tomatoes, corn tortilla chips, cilantro
Roasted Cauliflower Rice Mole Verde with Fish Filet of the Day
Pizza Feature
Your server will brief you on our chef's pizza creation
Chicken Parmesan & Pappardelle Pasta
Windmills take on the classic chicken Parmesan, tomato basil sauce served with Pappardelle pasta
Add Chicken $3.50, Shrimp (5) $7.25, Tofu $4
Mushroom Gnocchi
roasted garlic, pancetta, mushroom, Parmesan cheese
Pad Thai**
Rice noodles, shiitake mushrooms, onion, bok choy, broccoli, cilantro, sweet chili coconut sauce, roasted peanuts
Pesto Linguine
Olive oil, sundried tomato, basil pesto, Parmesan
You choice of Fries or Mixed Greens. Substitute Caesar or Oven-Roasted Beet Salad $4.50, Add Bacon or Cheese $1.95, Substitute Sweet Potato Fries $1.95. Our Burgers Made with Local Enright Cattle Farm Beef
Aged Cheddar and Maple Bacon Burger
Tomato, onion, lettuce, roasted red pepper mayo, Brioche bun
Veggie Burger**
seasoned chickpea patty, tomato, greens, artisan bun
Avocado BLT**
Avocado, maple candied bacon, tomato, sprouts, mayo, artisan bread
Tofu Avocado**
Herb marinated tofu, avocado, roasted red pepper, red onion, sprouts, miso mayo, artisan bread
Windmills Restaurant & Catering welcomes you to their establishment. They are open at night all week and are conveniently reachable by public transit. The neighboring location is memorable for its restaurants, merchants and parks. Payments by gift certificates are recognized.
US$8 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Canadian, International, Contemporary
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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here for brunch & left with a big smile and full bellies! Delicious egg dishes and welcoming professional service...a great local find for food!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank sushibanjo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We both had the breakfast. I ordered the express wth a side of beans. Food was good, however, poached eggs were under the medium requested. My wife ordered the express as well and her over easy was under and the bacon and toast was over...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank O2017QGpeterb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aftewr spending the weekend in Kingston we visited Windmills beofre our journey home. We were not disppointed. Great tasting food, good portion sizes and friendly staff. Will definitely be visiting again next time in KIngston.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikep4480
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the restaurant. We stopped here for a quick lunch in between escape rooms at Improbable Escapes. The restaurant was clean and had a relaxing casual-dining feel to it. The service staff were friendly and efficient. The lunch menu was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank StLiMi
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a very very nice dinner last week before going to the Grand Theatre, which is only a block away. Service here is always great, as is the food. Have never had the time to review, but have been a repeat customer over the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KingstonMom_11
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The toilets were not clean. We also saw what looked like mouse or rat droppings. We will not be back. There are plenty of other cleaner places to eat in Kingston.More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank amrakisab
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

This comment is just not accurate. We have professional cleaners come in seven nights a week to clean our washrooms and floors. Our washrooms are checked by our staff 6 times per day. We do not have and have never had a problem with rodents....More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We were visiting my niece who attends Queens and she suggested going to Windmills for brunch. This was a great idea! There was a lineup to get in and that's always a good sign and thankfully the line moved fairly quick. We spoke with the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank HungryTarHeel
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We went for brunch on a Saturday morning. The service was amazing. Very friendly and attentive. I would give them a 5+. The table, high chair and bench were dirty and sticky. Not the cleanest we have been to. Food was ok and they were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Bruyea
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Back to Windmills recently after my last disappointing experience a couple years ago. I ALWAYS try to support downtown restaurants but for Eggs Benny, I will go back to the big west end place from now on. For $13.50 at Windmills I was served the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank LBtravelandfood
Windmillsrestaurant, Owner at Windmills, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for the feedback, but I wanted to point out some of the difference between us and the competition you mention. The bread for our toast (and sandwiches for that matter) is baked by an independent Kingston bakery, as opposed to a version of...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Awesome little place with a terrific atmosphere. Our server was super friendly and took exceptional care of our little ones. Food was delicious and fairly priced. Hope to return to try their dinner menu.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shadtastic
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October 6, 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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