You don’t have to go far to enjoy fantastic food in Prince Edward County, and it is the perfect way to support your community. Some of our favourite spots are not only some of the most delicious food, but are also locally owned. If you’re in The County, be sure to check out some of these amazing spots for delicious local food!
The Bean Counter Cafe & Bakery
If you’re looking for a taste of home while in The County, be sure to take a trip to The Bean Counter Cafe & Bakery. Their delectable desserts are reminiscent of childhood memories filled with sugar and your mother’s best cookie recipe! Formerly known as The County Sweet Spot, this local bakery is the perfect spot to stop for a coffee and pastry to kickstart your day. Be sure to stop by on a sunny afternoon to enjoy some tasty gelato to cool you off!
County Cider Co.
A family farm in Prince Edward County hosts the estate winery that is most famous for producing a phenomenal local hard cider. With over 16 varieties of apples on their two orchards, over 350,000 litres of the magnificent award-winning drinks are produced each year. If you are looking to visit, their estate features a patio restaurant with stunning views, as well as a tasting room, with single public cider tastings costing only 1 dollar – a fantastic deal!
The Campbell’s Orchards
It has been 34 years and counting for the Campbell family and their successful orchard in Prince Edward County. This four-season orchard is home to fresh-pressed sweet cider and locally grown produce for you to incorporate into your shopping list! In the summer, enjoy picking fresh strawberries that you can snack on or throw in sangria, while in the fall you can partake in the Campbell Corn Maze or take a wagon ride! There is plenty of fun and great flavours to indulge in all year long!
Fifth Town Artisan Cheese
As a privately owned, environmentally and socially responsible enterprise, Fifth Town focuses on producing fine handmade cheeses. By sourcing their ingredients from local farmers, they have been able to produce a variety of cheese and milk for all to enjoy. As a Platinum LEED accredited facility, they ensure that none of their land has been sprayed with fungicides! By promoting, educating and informing the people who love fine Cheese and who care about authentic, wholesome, sustainable produced foods, they have created a great community in The County to enjoy a local treat!
Waupoos Estates Winery
Through a passion project over 25 years ago, owners Rita and Ed have grown almost 20 acres of beautiful vineyard to produce some fantastic wine. Their boutique winery is the oldest in The County, and sit on a majestic 100 acre waterfront property – so if the wine isn’t enticing enough, you have to experience that view! Their beautiful space is also a hot spot for weddings and private events, as they also have a restaurant and accommodations available on-site.