This article was originally published in the 2019 Summer issue of Invest In Style Magazine.


Over the past several years Huntsville and the surrounding communities have slowly and steadily built a reputation as culinary hotspots. Whether it’s classic fish and chips or organic vegan dishes, there are a range of flavours in north Muskoka to suit any palette.



The combination of food and ambience are a large part of what’s made Three Guys and a Stove one of the most talked about restaurants in all of Muskoka. Located on Highway 60, the restaurant has two levels – each with its own fireplace for the colder months. In the warmer months, it’s outside to one their two decks to enjoy some sunshine. Known for the best Caesar salad around, main courses include ribs, steak, stew and over a dozen outstanding vegetarian dishes. Wrap it all up with their famous white chocolate cheesecake and a perfectly made cappuccino.


Located smack in the middle of town, That Little Place by the Lights is the epitome of authentic Italian. Their pizza and pasta is second to none and they’ve even been featured on the Food Network’s You’ve Gotta Eat Here.


A riverside hotspot all day long and well into the evening during warmer months, On The Docks Pub has one of the best patios in Muskoka. Guests can kick back and watch the boats go by in the summer and cozy up with a delicious meal and one of the many beers on tap during the winter.



Taking a holistic look at food preparation, Main St. Local Kitchen pride themselves on preparing meals in-house using locally sourced ingredients. They’re committed to supporting local farmers and are passionate about what they prepare in the kitchen. They live by the credo that they serve real food that’s feel-good food.


If fish and chips is what you crave, then Westside Fish and Chips has the answer. Since their opening in 1983, the Main Street West restaurant has garnered a reputation for the best fish and chips in the region. From humble beginnings with a 12-seat restaurant located within a variety store, Westside has grown tremendously and so has the menu. They now offer a full slate of breakfast, lunch and dinner served to compliment their namesake fish and chips.


Spencer’s Tall Trees enjoys a reputation for quality food, wine and hospitality. Chef/Owner Randy Spencer produces simple, yet elegant classics with the finest and most unique products available, creating balanced and innovative dishes carefully married to the restaurant’s award-winning wine list. His daily three-course table d’hôte is a favourite with the locals and visitors alike, not only for the quality but also the value.


Located in the heart of Huntsville, the Mill on Main is open all year. Whether you’re looking to cool off on a nice summer day or warm up after an afternoon of skating, skiing or snowshoeing, the Mill on Main has you covered. The restaurant offers two patios overlooking the river and their downstairs heated patio is open until late November. They also feature local musicians every Friday and Saturday night.



Just down the road from Huntsville, the Cast Iron Restaurant has become the go-to location in the nearby town of Baysville. Established in 2014 the Cast Iron Restaurant has become widely known for serving up quality homemade pub fare with impeccable, friendly service.


With an ever growing assortment of restaurants and culinary fare, it’s no surprise that Huntsville continues to solidify its reputation as the place to chow down.

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