Two Oakville patios among OpenTable’s 100 best outdoor places to dine


Published May 17, 2022 at 3:52 pm

With Victoria Day around the corner, sitting out in the sun and enjoying a great meal on a patio is likely on the must-do list for Oakville residents this long weekend.

If you’re looking for a good outdoor meal and experience, two local restaurants have made the grade on OpenTable’s annual 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada for 2022.

Cucci Ristorante and Trattoria Timone are on the OpenTable list which highlights restaurants with stunning views, delicious cuisine, and incredible outdoor dining experiences.

The list spans restaurants coast-to-coast and is determined by verified diner reviews between March 1, 2021 and February 28, 2022.

Cucci Ristorante is a modern Italian restaurant located on 119 Jones Street in Oakville.

The elegant Bronte restaurant offers intimate dining and is known for its exceptional service.

Pasta plates on the menu include the house gnocchi and Bucatini Carbonara, while meat lovers can try the provimi veal or braised boneless beef short rib.

“The service was lovely, food was great, and atmosphere was buzzing and cozy at the same time,” said JacquiP in a review on OpenTable. “Looking forward to going back.”

Cucci is open regularly from 5 p.m. to close for dinner service and 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday for lunch service.

Trattoria Timone is located in the Oakville Entertainment Centrum at 2091 Winston Park Dr.

The recently renovated restaurant offers Italian cuisine from head chef Michael Fronteddu and a “a fine dining experience” inside or on their season outdoor patio.

From fettuccine with smoked chicken and butternut squash ravioli pasta plates to grilled Atlantic salmon and New York Steak the menu offers something for everyone’s tastes.

“This is my all-time favourite restaurant. So many good pasta dishes, especially lobster ravioli,” said VictoriaV in an OpenTable review. “You can’t leave without trying the crème brûlée!”

Regular hours are 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday to Friday and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Click here for the list of OpenTable’s 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada for 2022.

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