Peller Estates Winery Restaurant

4.6
3019 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Continental
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  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Tasting Menu
At the heart of Peller Estates is The Winery Restaurant, where sweeping vineyard views and a warm ambiance make it easy to relax and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. It is here where Executive Chef and CityLine personality Jason Parsons awakens your palate with inventive seasonal menus focused on local ingredients, and Winemaker Katie Dickieson thoughtfully crafts wines with food pairings in mind, creating a truly memorable meal. Our restaurant recently received the highest possible rating for food by Zagat readers: “Extraordinary,” and is included in the Top 10 on the Best Overall Dining Experience and Best Ambience lists (GTA/Ontario) on OpenTable.

Please visit www.peller.com for a fantastic array of signature culinary events that will be held at the Winery throughout the year.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Continental
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Daily 12pm-2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday from 5:30pm-9pm; Friday & Saturday 5pm-9pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 12pm-2:30pm
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(888) 673-5537 ext. 3
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AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Jason Parsons
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We offer guided Winery Tours, Tasting and Educational Wine Events. Hands-On activities may also be added to a day in Wine Country. Groups may dine in a variety of private settings, enjoying the best of Wine Country Cuisine matched with premium Peller Estates Wines.

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CJ
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My husband & I celebrated a long weekend trip with the tasting menu & wine flights . Service was wonderful, menu amazing & wine pairings a special treat. This was a memorable dinner. How special

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SR
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Peller offers an excellent tasting menu with great reserve wine pairings. Jason Parsons (Chef) never disappoints. The food, wine and ambience are excellent

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DB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best meal and dining experience I've ever had!

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RC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Disappointed that now entire table must get tasting menu. Would have liked a bit more variety in a la carte choices. Otherwise delicious dinner - lobster linguini a must!

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went to celebrate our 10th weddjng anniversary. When we mentioned it, our server Ashley brought us a wonderful surprise of bubbly to our table and it was delicious. We chose to have the 5-course tasting menu with wine pairing. The service was top notch, the food was amazing...the experience from beginning to end was fabulous. I really loved the ambiance and the pace of each course. I would highly recommend! And if you can sit in Ashley's section, do it! You'll thank me later!

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SF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely ambience, superb service, inventive cuisine. We initially thought the portions were on the small side, but had room for dessert and left feeling very satisfied.

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OT
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Been here many times in the past. Good food, service and ambience. It's a good experience. Go and visit some wineries in Niagara on the lake. Beautiful estates.

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CR
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

This was our second time to Peller Estates Winery Restaurant. This visit wasn't as good as the last one. Our server was very friendly, but she seemed a bit flaky and distracted. We expected better attention to detail from a server at a restaurant of this caliber. We chose the 5-course wine pairing menu and were surprised to learn that there weren't any choices for the food courses. Last year, we had choices for each of the courses (aside from the cheese course). We would have enjoyed this much more if we had 1-3 choices for each course. The wine was very good at each course, but we would have liked to try at least one red wine. All of the wines we were served were white.

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v
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 5

Beautiful setting but we sat forever waiting for our food, which came in perhaps the smallest portions we’d ever seen. Great food and fine but not a great experience.

This after waiting 20 minutes at their wine testing bar and walking away because they were so understaffed.

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JS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent tasting menu with great wine pairing. Attentive and informative staff. Highly recommended!

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DR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great overall experience. Tasting menu elegant, refined, balanced with exceptional flavor. Wine pairing truly enhanced the food flavors. Will definitely return again.

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MB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service from the moment we arrived to when we left was superb. My friend and I were celebrating joint birthdays and our special treat before lunch was gracious and delicious! The menu offers many options to suit any palate. The lobster pasta was most delicious and pairings spot on.

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GB
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We enjoyed a wonderful meal in the elegant restaurant from our table overlooking the vineyard. Lovely ambiance and gracious service. It was truly a memorable meal.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely wine pairing lunch, good food good wine

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A
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

The food is top notch ! Excellent quality. We’ve been several times. Never disappointed but we were this last time. Our waitress was not attentive and rushed us . A little bit snobby unfortunately put a damper on the night. I did meet Jason Parsons who was extremely personable

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AG
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food and Service are top notch. A GeM away from the City..

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c
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This restaurant never disappoints. I have eaten here on numerous occasions for dinner. Sensational every time. Definitely worth the drive from Toronto. This occasion was to have lunch with a great friend prior to heading to Niagara Falls. So special. And absolutely fantastic for lunch. Great wine pairings! And fret, not. I am allergic to fish and shellfish and do not eat beef or pork and I was not disappointed. So much care was given to my dish as was given to my friend's (who consumes everything). Will definitely return.

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I
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I am returning costumer for many years. We love this place. The best food in whole Ontario plus amazing view and tasty vine.

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II
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Gorgeous vineyard setting with superb gourmet food. Exceptional wine.

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DL
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A memorable experience from start to finish! Great service, great food & great wine!

We were asked where we wanted to be seated, ordered the 5 course tasting menu with wine pairing. Added the lobster linguine (out of this world)!

Our waiter Taylor was the best! He was courteous, attentive and very knowledgeable. Great asset!

We loved being surprised with the food that was to be served. The only negative for me all night was the duck (not their fault) I just did not like it as a personal taste, as I had never tried it before I chose this by choice just to try something new.

I felt sick during dinner for personal health reasons and feel bad that the staff were so concerned; they kept checking on me! It was just too much food & wine...lol!!

I would go back in a heart-beat but would just order a smaller meal for myself.

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SS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Mother-Daughter day in Niagara on the Lake!! We had the tasting menu with wine parings! Phenomenal food and experience!!

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KV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 4Ambience 1

We had reservations for their "Grill" room but upon arriving were told that it was closed so we decided to have lunch in their main restaurant. Immediately after we were seated outside, a nearby worker started up a very loud leaf blower... so loud we were unable to have a conversation. After bringing this to our server's attention, she spoke to a manager and it was finally turned off. Then a band was setting up on the lawn area adjacent to us and turned on some kind of irritating machine, and then proceeded to test the microphones throughout our entire lunch (1,2 ee, aw, 1,2 ee, aw, 1,2 ee, aw). The noise was so amazingly bad, all we could do was laugh and wait for what was coming next! I ordered the linguine with lobster. It was very tasty but the lobster was tough and chewy. My husband ordered the salmon which he stated was "good." The meal was very pricey and there were only six items on the menu to choose. And they were not typical lunch foods, more like what I would order for dinner. I don't think we will be returning.

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l
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food was delicious, watching set up for Friday charity event impacted views, but was interesting!

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SM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I enjoy fine cuisine and dining in a environment that most inviting and special yet is welcoming and not intimidating. I feel fortunate to be able to dine at Peller's.

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RM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service from Jordan. Thank you!

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LW
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Very disappointed. Too much wine and too little food. No explanation of food. Many people bring out food so no one really talks. $400 too much for wine paring and dinner. Was hoping for a better experience for the style of restaurant.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Patty and I can not say enough about our dinner, atmosphere and service.
We had the three course option.
Jordan our server was extraordinary. Professional, polite, funny , personable,and a complete gentleman. we could talk to him without being rushed. The rest of the wait staff were all extremely courteous.
Our entire meal was out of this world delicious.
Jason the main chef, his masterpieces of food are world class.

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S
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is our 2nd time visiting the restaurant. We have done lunch previously and now dinner. We couldn't be happier. The service is fantastic, the food is divine. We did the tasting and pairing menu. You may think the portions are small - but you do get full. It is a bit pricey, but definitely worth it. The ambiance, the wine is fantastic (we are also wine club members), just beautiful. You will not regret it.

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LS
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Had the five course meal with wine matching. Exceptional meal and wine but could have more time between courses. Felt rushed.

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P
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful evening with excellent service and outstanding food.

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CE
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great restaurant and tasting menu, service and wine is excellent, a little expensive for my liking but once in awhile it’s a nice treat!

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SB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

After hearing many great things, we were so disappointed. Nothing lived up to expectations. After being encouraged to order the sharing special, we were informed they were out of both mains and needed to substitute. The duck was served pretty much raw. Food generally unimpressive. Lacklustre service, with several forgotten items. After booking weeks in advance for a special occasion, our table wasn't ready when we arrived. Don't waste your money. Go to Two Sisters winery. Their restaurant, Kitchen 76, is fabulous with great service.

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ST
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Simply excellent experience, loved it all.

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DP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was amazing but pricey for what we got. Lunch for 4 was well over $500. Amazing meal but for that pricepoint there are better options in my opinion. My 14 month old sons meal was about $30 which he did not even eat. Scenery was lovely, service was great. A few flies in the room but everything else was exceptional. Amazing experience, I just think they could have done more for that pricepoint. (more wine or food) 3 of us had the tasting menu

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V
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We always have dinner here while staying in town for the Shaw Festival. They never disappoint. Beautiful presentations. Always delicious food. Very accommodating staff for those with special needs.

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MY
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great. Would revisit. Excellent service and high class food.

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MB
Montreal
10 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our meal at Peller Estate dinning room was a culinary experience that we absolutely loved. Chritine our server was amazing with the right wine pairing for our « a la carte » meal.

The food was simply exquisite. Every serving was delicious. We definitely recommend Peller Estate for it’s wine and fine dinning.

Thank you

Mario & Gina

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PH
London
6 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had lunch on the terrace of the restaurant, overlooking the vineyards.
We were very pleasantly greeted by the hostess who kindly gave us a table outside on this beautiful day.
Our waiter was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable on both all the items on the menu as well as the wines.
It was a very enjoyable long leisurely and extremely delicious gastronomic lunch and I recommend it very warmly.

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J
London
13 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

It would have been perfect had a stage not been being erected for an upcoming festival and some really dreadful singers not been singing

The set meal was excellent
Great flavours
Additional lobster linguine was superb!
Halibut course was the only disappointment as fish had been overlooked/dried out. The flavours of the accompanying squid ink risotto were very good however.

Service fantastic

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G
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Chef Jason Parsons did not disappoint and the food came out of the kitchen in a timely manner. However, service was uneven, with our server forgetting my wine pairings twice. He offered to take one off the bill - it was set up after the course was eaten - and completely forgot the wine pairing for the third course.
And the late, complimentary second wine pairing was actually not taken off the bill. Disappointed, as we had booked our reservation at least 2 weeks prior to our lunch for my husband’s birthday - which birthday was not even acknowledged.

Also, there was a pretty hard sell from winery staff to join their Wine Club, which was off-putting. We would return to the restaurant, though, to taste more of Chef Parson’s food.

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