From mouth-watering delicacies to artisanal favourites and organic coffees, the Mimico neighbourhood is a foodies paradise. A host of culinary treats and experiences can be found in an excellent variety of small and big locally owned stores and restaurants.

For the coffee aficionado, it doesn’t get any better than the Big Guy’s Little Coffee Shop. The menu includes espresso drinks, drip coffee, tea, pastries and sandwiches. True coffee fans will also swear by the taste and ambience of Birds & Beans, a well-loved coffee roastery with a homey atmosphere.

A fascinating variety of artisanal breads and pastries awaits you at Sanremo Bakery or Tatsu’s Bread along Lakeshore Boulevard. If you like sculpted cakes, visit Cakestar for the city’s most-favoured cakes and pastries. For exquisitely hand-crafted chocolate bars, macaroons and truffles, head over to Sweet Olenka’s for the finest delicacies.

Just steps from Mimico GO Station, you’ll find an eclectic variety of local and international eateries and patios. Viking Fish n’ Chips reputedly does the best fried fish and homemade tartar sauce on this side of the Humber River. Another local favourite, Grappa Ristorante, is a fine dining eatery offering authentic northern Italian fare and homemade desserts. Just minutes north, you’ll find an exciting array of shopping and dining choices ranging from trendy Bloor West Village to shops and restaurants along the Queensway.