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Italian in Windsor

Cook's Shop

This reasonably priced fine dining establishment has been operating for over 35 years from its century-old premises. Specializing in seafood, pasta, lamb and beef; reservations are strongly advised.
Historic Building in Windsor

Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site

About 100km northeast of Windsor, before Chatham, is Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site. Uncle Tom was the fictional protagonist and namesake of the book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852, based on real-life her…
Distillery in Windsor

Canadian Club Brands Centre

Canadian Club has been sluicing here (formerly known as the Walkerville Distillery) since 1858. Tours (1½ hours at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm) explore the history of the ornate Italianate building and the distilling pro…
Museum in Windsor

Walls Underground Railroad Museum

Some 20km east of Windsor, the 1846 log cabin built by John Freeman Walls, a fugitive slave from North Carolina, is the focal point of this site, which functioned as a safe terminal for others searching for freedom.…
Cafe in Windsor

Squirrel's Cage

Former city slickers love their new life in Windsor and bring a taste of cosmopolitan Toronto to town in this stylish, upbeat licensed cafe. Expect coffees, soups, delicious filled panini and healthy salads daily, p…
Italian in Windsor

Spago Trattoria e Pizzeria

Windsor has a reputation for its Italian, and Spago's fits the bill. If you're not in the mood for delicious pasta, rest assured: staff also deliver outstanding wood-fired pizzas, seafood, salad and scaloppine. Mmm……
Pub in Windsor


Friendly staff, hearty British pub fare and a convenient downtown location make the Manchester a sensible choice for a casual relaxed meal and a couple of pints. There's plenty of North American munchies on the menu…
Gallery in Windsor

Art Gallery of Windsor

The jaunty glass-and-concrete prow of the AGW has an awesome permanent collection focused on contemporary Canadian sculpture and painting. A free tour (2pm Wednesday and Sunday) is included with admission.
Gardens in Windsor

Dieppe Gardens

These beautiful gardens, on land once used by Detroit–Windsor ferries before the 1929 bridge and 1930 tunnel put them out of business, offer the best views of the smoke-and-mirrors Detroit skyline.
Music in Windsor

Bluesfest International

Featuring the likes of Los Lobos and Steve Earle.