Quality Inn & Suites Airport
5599 Ambler Drive
Mississauga, ON L4W 3Z1
Phone: (905) 624-9500
Fax: (905) 624-1382
Bars & Cafes
Second Floor Lounge Bar & Grill is a cozy lounge bar frequented by locals. It is the perfect place to come over and unwind with great food and a good selection of drinks. Call for open hours.
Zone 1 Nightclub is a cool space to hang around with your buddies and play pool or simply enjoy chilled beers.
Located in Etobicoke, Via Allegro Ristorante is ranked among the best Italian restaurants in the Toronto area. The combination of dishes cooked with genuine ingredients, the warm hospitality and festive surroundings is what keeps customers coming back. The decor definitely tells you you're in an Italian restaurant: wrought-iron wine racks, cantina, antique urns and wood-burning pizza ovens. The kitchen prides itself on preparing all its food from the ground up. Aside from the assortment of pizzas and pasta dishes, the restaurant offers 18 antipasti, all laid out for the customers to see.
One of the popular spots for a night out in Brampton, the Allstars Bar & Grill serves up quite a treat to liven up your night. Located in the Bramalea neighborhood of the city, this bar offers delectably ideal food, like chicken wings and fries, that will go oh-so-well along with your cool beer. The bar also plays host to live music, so that is an added excuse to pay a visit to this neighborhood spot. Call to know more.
A great hangout place for music and alcohol lovers, 3030 is located in the heart of Junction neighborhood. Offering a rustic and laid-back ambiance, it is home to a lot more than just musical performances. Open throughout the week, it hosts everything from art exhibitions and fashion shows to live music shows and theater gigs. Striving to become a center of cultural events and leisure, you can drop here to have a gala time over the weekend. Sit back in their contemporary space, as you gulp some liquor, gorge some food, and play the old-fashioned board games and pin ball. Unlike a regular bar, 3030 serves a great deal of dishes, that include Lamb Popsicle, Crab & Sweet Pea Ravioli, Butter Chicken Wings and Stewed Beef. Have a look at their website to stay updated on the upcoming and current events.
In the High Park area of Toronto, The Vegetarian caters to all those who prefer their meals meatless but not tasteless. The restaurant offers specially coded dishes for those with allergies, including without dairy products, wheat, and even without tofu, tempeh, soybeans or soymilk. The menu has a healthy selection of juices such as the Tonic Rejuvenator (carrot, beet, parsley and ginger). Main courses include a vegan pizza and a wheat-free version of penne pasta. A selection of wines are also available.
Big is definitely the operative word at this west end family-run sports bar and grill. At Joe Mercury's Big City Sports Bar & Grill, from the huge portions of food to the over-sized jugs of beer, from the giant television screen to the waitstaff's wide grins, the place has everything bigger, rather larger than life. Choose anything from their lip-smacking appetizers to the sumptuous servings.
Sip on an Irish Cider as you tap your feet to some popular folk, rock, bluegrass and blues tunes. The Local Pub and Restaurant is home to a variety of live gigs and good beers, right from the tap: ales, lagers, ciders among other brews. Dine on delicious chicken wings, beans with cheese and tortillas, fresh salads with feta and olives, lip smacking meatballs with spaghetti, beef stews and meat filled sandwiches as you listen to foot tapping music. Feel right at home in the warm and comforting ambiance of this pub as you meet people from all walks of life. You can also rent their space for hosting your private parties and events. Check website for more details on current and upcoming gigs.
A famed little establishment, Gate 403 is the place to be if Jazz and Soul enamors you. The establishment serves grilled delicacies which are not just delectable but nourishing as well. To top it all the live music coming from local musicians, raises the fun quotient here. The interiors are casual, but for the painted ceiling and the large pianoforte which add their own charm to this rather friendly place. With a delicious libation in tow, one can be assured of spending a great evening enjoying some good food and music.
Barque Smokehouse is the venture of friends David Neinstein and Jonathan Persofsky and is located in Roncesvalles Village. Opened in 2011, this Southern-inspired barbecue joint is a hit among the locals. The exposed bricks, rough wood paneling, barbecue artifacts in wooden shelves and vintage chairs, give this place a warm and inviting look. Feast on their Smoked Duck Tacos with Hoisin BBQ Sauce, Dry Rubbed Smoked Wings, Smoked Lamb Ribs with Pomegranate BBQ Sauce, Barque Rack ‘O Bama, Baby Back Ribs, Smoked Half Chicken and Spicy Pork Ribs. Round it off with with delicious desserts like Pecan Pie with Cinnamon Gelato and Chocolate Almond Tart. Complement your meal cocktails or wine from their bar.
Located in the Corso Italia, a strip along St Clair West, that displays the rich presence of the Italian community in Toronto, this gelateria is a must-visit for its frozen goodies and a rewarding cultural experience. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, with the owner and staff greeting you warmly in their native Italian language. With over 50 different kinds of gelatos and ice creams, this place caters to varied taste-buds. The Italians are arguably the masters of coffee, and the fresh cups offered here back up this bold claim. Known for their inclination towards perfection, this cafe at times takes as long as three days to dish out some of its specialty menu, and so it is advisable to place your order well in advance. So come here for a real Italian treat, that will linger on your tongue for a lifetime.
This neighborhood café is a local favorite for both the new and established residents of Parkdale. Sneak in to Mitzi's Sister for some classic dishes like burgers, poutine and the popular nachos platter. They also serve brunch, and the Eggs Benny never disappoints. Beyond the bar and beverages, Mitzi's appeal can be found in its live music. With events lined up every night of the week, patrons enjoy both eats and entertainment after dark. For a list of acts, check-out Mitzi's calendar online.