Whether you’re an old-timer in Pickering and Ajax or a newcomer, you may find it difficult to locate a handful of good dining places. You will always be faced with the dilemma as to which one to pick. Sometimes choice isn’t really a good thing and worst idea is to wander around the streets to find a good restaurant. We have brought you a list of top 5 dinner restaurants in Pickering and Ajax. The goal is to spotlight the places where you will get good food consistently.

PORT Bar-Dining room-Patio – 1289 Wharf Street Pickering, 905-839-7678



Down at 1289 Wharf Street, Pickering, Ontario, Phone: +1 905-839-7678.  This restaurant serves multiple cuisines such as American, Canadian, seafood and steaks. You need to make a reservation to eat a meal here. It is wonderful first of all for its excellent location and exquisite view. it is situated bang on the water and is very serene and beckoning.

Fortunately, you can stay here and prolong your dinner for as long as you like. Diners love this place for its wonderful ambience with a large fireplace in the middle of the patio where you can sit in a group. Next to the restaurant is a marina and is a great way of passing the time. This is an upscale restaurant, so the prices are equally on the high side.

Where the food is concerned, the portions are large and the food well-cooked and arrives fast enough.

Bollocks Pub & Kitchen – 736 Kingston Rd. Phone:+1 905-492-5088



If you’re at Pickering, Ontario, and looking out for Bollocks Pub & Kitchen, you’ll find it at 736 Kingston Rd. Phone:+1 905-492-5088. This is a fancy restaurant that gives you large portions of pasta, rice dishes and entrees and large sandwiches that you can share.

This restaurant specializes in several cuisines–pub, bistro, gastropub and chicken wings. It’s a fabulous place for groups and has very good outdoor seating. People love the food for its freshness, cooked by experienced chefs, besides having well-trained, courteous, professional and friendly bartenders and waitstaff. Diners here appreciate the bar food. The prices here are average, but more than food and ambience this restaurant is hailed for its daily specials where the portions are very generous and the prices ever so reasonable.

The 50’s Diner – near Amberlea, Village East, lies 1660, Kingston, Pickering, Ontario, Tel: (905) 686-2055



Near Amberlea, Village East, lies 1660, Kingston, Pickering, Ontario, Tel: (905) 686-2055  the address of the most wonderful dinner place in Pickering. It serves traditional American cuisine. Food here is excellent, service superb and food comes to the table double fast. This comes as a great surprise to first-time diners here who love it.

One dish you must try here is the open faced hot turkey with California scramble. If you go there for a meal over the weekend, remember to ask for their Weekend Special. There’s also the option to take-out food from here but the atmosphere here is so inviting, you’ll want to sit and dine here.

Daddy’s Little Grill – 570 Westney Rd S, Unit 1A3, Ajax, Ontario, Phone: +1 905-239-0936


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Down at 570 Westney Rd S, Unit 1A3, Ajax, Ontario, Phone: +1 905-239-0936 is your very own grill where you can get the best of Greek cuisine and the tastiest hamburgers. Families love this place because the food is inexpensive and it’s child-friendly too. You need to make a reservation here if you want to dine in.

The food here is great, and serves food with excellent portions, just right for families and service is friendly and quick. People love this restaurant also because its food has home style aromas.

Makimono Japanese Restaurant – Kingston Road, No. 50, Phone:+1 905-427-2726


Yet again on Kingston Road, No. 50, Phone:+1 905-427-2726 is this Japanese beauty serving up delicious Japanese cuisine. It does excellent Sushi and Sashmi, both fresh and imaginative. Though tiny, it serves up some of the most amazing Sushi.

When your dinner must be special and of a quality level that you’re going to boast about for some time to come, you need to locate a restaurant that matches with your expectations. So, how about trying out any of the above-described restaurants? Those that did try them out had a great time, perhaps it’s time for you now?