oshawa food culture

Have you had the chance to explore Oshawa’s dining options? If not, after reading this article – you’ll definitely want to. Oshawa is home to a variety of cultures and delicious cuisines. We have compiled a list of popular dining choices that will be sure to satisfy the whole family. Keep reading to choose your next spot to feast.


Depending on your go-to Asian cuisine, Oshawa has the best of all of them. Spicy Affairs Indian Cuisine is a family-owned restaurant offering contemporary Indian cuisine. You’ll love their signature Gosht Saag dish, and it’s no surprise that they’re frequently busy with takeout and delivery. Curry Club is another Indian cuisine option offering standard Indian dishes and fixed price specials. Luckily, Indian cuisine offers vegetarian options as well. Lastly, Osaka Sushi provides typical Japanese fare with an all-you-can-eat option that’s perfect for some patio dining.


Are you a fan of traditional Italian pizza and pasta? You’re in luck. Avanti Trattoria and Legend of Fazio’s Restaurant both offer these famous dishes. Avanti Trattoria provides fine dining with stoned-fire pizzas and other Italian delicacies. Legend of Fazio’s Restaurant is a full-service Italian Steakhouse. Another great option is Down East Donairs, which is popular for kebab meat. Yum! 


Caribbean cuisine is a must-try. You’ll be hooked after you have your first meal. Caribbean Flavah offers jerk chicken or jerk pork combos and various delicious sides; Jimmy Guacos and Viva Burritos are Mexican restaurants specializing in burritos, tacos, and other familiar bites. You can’t go wrong.


We all love a little American cuisine now and then – especially authentic American cuisine with traditional Southern dishes. Buster Rhino’s Southern BBQ serves southern-style slow-smoked BBQ. Prospects Bar & Grill and Riley’s Olde Towne Pub serve pub fare, along with American-style bar eats and traditional American dishes. A great takeout option for any game night. 


Consider yourself a foodie? You’ll love The Table. They provide hyper-local foods, daily fresh soups, and a 75% vegetarian and gluten-free menu. Other options include Berry Hill Food Company offering locally sourced cuisine with an exciting addition of cocktails and Coffee Culture, providing vegan and vegetarian options. 

Feeling hungry yet? We know we are! As you can see, Oshawa is home to a rich food culture from every continent. There’s no shortage of excellent restaurants that everyone will love no matter what kind of cuisine they’re craving. For more information about the community, don’t forget to read our blog

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