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) #17 of 344 Restaurants in Kingston $$ - $$$ , International,
184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
+1 613-544-3948
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“frittata” (10 reviews)
“german apple” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
184 Princess St | Ontario, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed french toast with some sunflower seeds. However, apple crepes seemed to be too sweet for me. If you are experiencing sugar craving, go for it. :-)

Thank Veronica K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard that this restaurant was 'expensive but worth it', so I was pleasantly surprised to find that even in the evening there are selections (including main courses) available for under $20. It certainly isn't expensive at all compared with Toronto. All the pizzas...More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great brunch spot! Lovely service - we were here while we were passing through on father's day, so it was busy with some demanding tables, but the staff was very friendly and patient with everyone. Try the german apple pancake, seriously.

Thank ASGx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Windmills for breakfast based on the Tripadvisor reviews and it didn't disappoint. It was busy but we snagged one of the last tables inside right away. The staff was good but very busy, also a bit loud inside, they could use sound...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me n had great reviews. I came expecting much n left very satisfied. The eggs benedict n the pancakes were delicious. The coffee was good n service excellent. A great place for bfast , brunch n any other meal. Clean,...More

1  Thank HENDALA
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The menu is always guaranteed to please. The half fries/half salad option is great. Good selection and very accomodating.

Thank DocDNA
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Windmills is a nice space. I have been there a couple times before. Today I had the German apple pancake. I thought the apples would be cooked into the pancake. It was a pastry type pancake with what tasted just like canned apple pie mix...More

Thank jecado
Reviewed 24 May 2017

In the past it had a connection with The Netherlands.It's located in downtown Kingston and we had a very tasty lunch.

1  Thank MrCanada
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a well established Restaurant and Dining Room. Breakfast, Lunch OR Dinner are always Excellent. Out of town guests raved about this place (Nfld). Food is always fresh and well prepared. Superb presentation. (Ask for Dave - best waiter in city.) Vickies' Scooby Snack...More

1  Thank Deb W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I love rooms taken back to the brick - it gives such a warm glow on a wintry day. The warmth of the room is enhanced by some intriguing artwork, some of which should be in gallery. The welcome is friendly, the menu is quite...More

1  Thank John V
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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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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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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