A new location for the Portly Piper Pub is recently opened in Oshawa. Replacing the dated restaurant, Stav's, it will freshen up the corner of Wilson and Hwy 2. Offering lunch, dinner and breakfast, this gastropub will be a great option for the area. They even have craft beer! Much like their Ajax location, it has a vast menu. This is one of the few restaurants that actually does everything well. Many new places try to do too much and it all ends up being mediocre. They use quality ingredients and the only complaint I have is that I ate too much. :P My father, grandmother and I went for supper the weekend before the grand opening. It's a big menu. One of those menus you need to make a choice and close it so you don't change your mind. My Nan went with the Mushroom Chicken Penne, my Dad had the Bowl of Seafood and I had the Nacho Burger with fries. Tiger shrimp, lobster, PEI mussels and scallops served in a lightly spiced white wine tomato sauce. So savoury! My Nan was takin…
3500 Brock Street North
Reservations: Dining Room - Yes, Bar - No
Dress Code: No
Chain or Independent: Wish it was a chain!
An old favourite, a classic even. Chatterpaul's has been a special occasion venue for me. With the amazing food and service, it always has me coming back. I have never heard a negative comment about it, except the prices. However, I believe the prices are absolutely worth it. Fresh ingredients and perfect portions are what makes this place irresistible.
I have an addiction to the Stuffed Chicken Breast. I've had it almost every time. It's full of red peppers, asparagus and cheeses like asiago and jalapeno jack. Amazing. My cousin is addicted to the Chicken Parmesan. I've never seen her try anything else. A chicken breast smothered in five cheeses atop a pile of fresh(and I do mean fresh) pasta in a basil marinara sauce. Her and I eat dinner in silence bec…