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Feature Article - August 17, 2006

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Feature Article - August 17, 2006

Local Fare

by Chava Field-Green

During the summer months, the Frontenac News will be profiling local restaurants. This week’s profiled communities are Harrowsmith, Verona and the picturesque surroundings of Silver Lake .


Bravo Restaurant, situated right on Highway 38 just south of the village of Verona , serves a varied menu of Greek and Canadian dishes. Specializing in Greek dishes such as pork and chicken souvlaki, Bravo serves everything from fajita lunch specials for $7.95 to the Sunday night prime rib special, including soup or salad, choice of potatoes and rice pudding or jell-o for dessert, for $11.95. Owner Chris Lianos is pleased to be able to serve good quality food at a great price to the locals.




Located on Main Street (Hwy 38) in Verona , Mom Restaurant serves a full range of Italian and Canadian food. Specializing in pizza ($8.85 to $20.45), Mom offers everything from Spaghetti with meat sauce and a homemade roll for $8.25, to steak, to club house sandwiches with fries and coleslaw for $8.75.

Owner Peter Doulas has been offering good food at a good price for 25 years.



Set on the luxurious Rivendell Golf Course located a few minutes north of Verona on Highway 38, Rivendell Restaurant caters to many more than just the golfers who visit the course. With weekday and weekend menus including sandwiches with fries and coleslaw for $6.95, salads, liver and onions, pork chops and steak dinners for 14.99, Rivendell provides excellent dining for everybody. Owner Ken Harper has turned what was once a golfer’s canteen into a full menu restaurant for everybody, and stresses that he wishes to see Rivendell Restaurant as a place for locals as well. 613-374-3404.



Located across Highway 7 from beautiful Silver Lake , Silver Lake Motel Restaurant offers the classics at an inexpensive price.

The breakfast menu includes omelets done your way, 2 eggs or pancakes for $3.99. Lunches include classics such as BLTs with fries for $5.95 or burgers with fries for $5.25.

For dinner, specials such as the Friday night pork roast with vegetables; potatoes and a small side salad cost $7.99.

New Owners Janina and Steve Pokrajak say they intend to please their customers and provide the best service possible.



Situated across Highway 7 from Silver Lake Provincial Park , Silver Seven specializes in hot sandwiches, and their ever popular burgers. On the menu, classic lunch specials are $5.95 and dinner specials cost around $8.00.

Silver Seven also offers live music on some Thursday evenings; call for a schedule of appearances by groups such as North of 7 and Country Friends.

Owner Brent Cariveau is pleased to serve good food at great prices.




Located on Main Street (Hwy.38) in Harrowsmith, The Other Side Restaurant is Harrowsmith’s breakfast hot spot.

Lunch specials include soup and a sandwich for $5.99. Dinner specials, starting midweek to Saturday, include fish and chips with coleslaw and tarter sauce for $7.49.

Owner Elaine Wilson is happy to succeed in providing a great service to Harrowsmith. 613-372-3663


Situated right on Highway 38 in Harrowsmith, Papa Pete’s offers Harrowsmith’s best pizza.

Prices range from $8.75 for a small tomato sauce and cheese pizza and go all the way up to $24.10 for a Jumbo size (16 slices) Deluxe pizza which includes cheese, pepperoni, mushrooms, green pepper, bacon, onions, and a choice of sausage or olives.

Papa Pete’s is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11 am to Midnight, Thursday 11 am to 1 am and Friday through Saturday from 11 am to 2 am. Slices are available from 11:30 on.

Owner Linda Irish-Burns welcomes all to come enjoy the great pizza offered at Papa Pete’s.


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