Comfort Suites Downtown
500 Tuscarora Rd. East
Windsor, ON N9A 3M2
Phone: (519) 971-0505
Fax: (519) 971-8444
Bars & Cafes
Chow down some hearty meals at The Beach Sports Bar and Grill in Windsor. The restaurant offers home cooked meals and chilled ale making it a great stop to come with old friends or make new ones. Get together and cheer on the local team with live games played out on the restaurant's many screens. For more information on their menu and reservations, do call ahead.
For a great meal that comes with great entertainment, book your table at the Treehouse Bar and Grill. A local favorite, the restaurant features superbly grilled courses washed down by chilled local ale. And to go with the food, a line up of live gigs of local artists and bands on regular days, the in-house DJ brings down the house with a selection of hottest new tracks. For more information and shows coming up, do call ahead.
Mick's Irish Pub tries to educate patrons about one specific aspect of Irish culture-pub culture! This reasonably priced joint makes for a great, typically Irish pub experience. The entertainment facilities provided include live music, pool tables & flatscreen TVs. Occasionally, if lucky, one will also be able to enjoy cultural events like the 'Graphic Novel Reading Club' at Mick's. In the summer, the patio is a great place to chill out on, with a Kilkenny Draught Beer to sip on.
Located across the University Avenue, the Phog Lounge is a bar and a popular music venue. With its cool line-up of artists/bands and DJs Phog attracts music fans from all over. And, while you watch your favorite performers, indulge in chilled beers and tasty pizzas. With a capacity of 60 guests, the lounge tends to get filled faster, so do book your tickets in advance to avoid last minute disappointment. For gig guide and other details, call ahead.
156 Chatham Street West is Windsor’s dedicated address for entertainment and dancing. This establishment houses several venues that are always bustling with patrons. The Loop features a nightly program of themed parties, concerts and live gigs. Opt for a chilled beer or specialty cocktail at the bar, and shoot some pool and enjoy great music by Ontario bands and DJs.
Au Bon Pain is a perfect place to grab a quick meal. Be it baked goods or hot breakfast and coffee or soups, salads and sandwiches for lunch, Au Bon Pain has something for every mood and every taste. They also have a special kids menu and they run a variety of discounts which makes it a perfect place to eat with families, friends and co-workers. The place is clean, well maintained and run by a friendly staff. If you are around the Mexicantown and looking for a place to eat, you should try Au Bon Pain they won't disappoint you!
Coach Insignia, located inside the GM Renaissance Center, is an upscale approach to a down-home chop house. Featuring specialty steaks and seafood, just reading the menu alone will make your mouth start watering. For an appetizer, try the Short Rib Stuffed Mushrooms or Fried Lobster Corn Dog, and then finish it off with a main course of Grilled Michigan Berkshire Pork Chop with Brussel Sprouts, Sweet Potato Gnocchi and a Vanilla Maple Gastrique or Tomato Tagliatelle with Caramelized Asian Pear, Toasted Pine Nuts, Creamy Basil Pesto and Aged Parmesan. All of Coach Insignia's classic and upscale dishes will leave you utterly satisfied.
If you see someone holding a box of Tim Hortons, you are bound to start dreaming about the heavenly treat that sits prettily inside it, waiting to be devoured. Because of its unique taste, texture and quality, the donuts shop has carved a niche for itself not just in the country but throughout the globe. The East Jefferson Avenue outlet of Tim Hortons has a drive through, giving you the perfect opportunity to pick up your favorite treats while heading home. Along with donuts, the place serves of the best lattes, coffees and espressos. If you wish to convey your love for someone, just gift them a box full of Tim Hortons donuts, you will need no more words!
The transparent glass doors to the Vu do not hide a single bit of what its splendid ambiance has to offer. Pick a couch amidst a table or a bar stool to get into the mix of things. Located at the Cobo Conference Center, the setting is such that it encapsulates a restaurant, café and bar into one. The menu has modest selection of American and Mexican favourites. Nachos for starters, salads to savour while awaiting for your burger or sandwich. Desserts include chocolate mousse and cheesecake. A variety of domestic and international beers are available to drown your meal in. Soda and Coffee are on offer as beverages for the non-alcoholics.
Stella International Cafe has amalgamated globe-spanning influences to offer gourmet bread and coffee to the discerning connoisseur. For breakfast, guests can enjoy New York-styled bagels in varieties such as poppyseed-egg, parmesan, sesame, blueberry and raisin. Enjoy an Italian meal with options like Quiche, Nutella and Procuitto Panini. For lunch, one can either opt for their standard, prix fixe boxed lunches or savor à la carte items including Sicilian Pasta Salad and Stella Classic Roast Beef. After lunch, do not miss the Key Lime Macaroons or a cup of Italian coffee brewed from pure Arabica beans.
Located in chic neighborhood of Downtown Detroit, Rowland Cafe is a spectacular espresso bar on Griswold Street. Serving fresh, Italian illy brand of coffee exclusively, it is already a local favorite. Done up in magnificent interiors, nothing about this place is run-of-the-mill. The coffee, food as well as the coffeehouse in itself is exquisite. They also have facilities to host private events, more details are on the website.
If you are looking for an authentic German dining and drinking experience in Detroit, then look no further than Jacoby's German Biergarten. Located in downtown, as it has been since 1904, this establishment serves up great German food like sausage soup and Jager Schnitzel. There is also an amazing selection of nearly one hundred different variety of beer from around the world, with new selections being added often.