Cottage Cravings Cafe & Gift Shop

3181 Hwy 169, Bala, Ontario, P0C 1A0


Cottage Cravings is a wonderful delicatessen in Bala. They are a must-stop location in Muskoka Lakes whether you are looking for a coffee and fresh-baked muffin to start your day, while they are most famous for their freshly baked cookies and homemade soups.

For the Muskoka Maple Trail, Cottage Cravings Cafe & Gift Shop is inviting you to try their maple baked goodies, browse their Gift Shop for a maple gift, and try one of their famous, maple-inspired, hearty soups.

  • Henny does all of the baking at Cottage Cravings, and people have been known to drive long distances for her cookies. Try her delicious maple dipped cookies throughout the Maple Trail
  • On weekends, they will be serving up a delicious maple-inspired homemade soup. Their soups are always the talk of the town and are the perfect warm compliment to a chilly spring day

3 GUYS and A Stove

143 Hwy 60 East, Huntsville ON


3 GUYS And A Stove is a favourite among locals, visitors and seasonal residents, with their comfortable ambiance, knowledgeable and friendly staff, exceptional menu and creative dishes inspired by local ingredients. A restaurant for people with taste, a stop at 3 GUYS is a must!

For the Muskoka Maple Trail, Jeff Suddaby and his culinary team will be featuring maple goodness at their famous Weekend Marche Breakfast, and will feature their maple inspired cuisine during the dinner hour:

  • Their famous Weekend Marche Breakfasts are always popular. Available on Saturdays (9-12) and Sundays (9-12:30), 3 GUYS will serve be serving up fresh pancakes, french toast and waffles served with fresh, local maple syrup
  • Drawing inspiration from the dish they served at last year’s Muskoka Maple Festival that sold out, 3 GUYS will be serving Charred Pork Back Ribs with Muskoka Maple Molasses BBQ sauce for dinner, 7 days a week. Finish off this delicious dish with a freshly baked slice of Muskoka Maple Pecan Pie

The Oar and Paddle

530 Muskoka Road N., Gravenhurst ON


You will love the ambiance of the popular Oar & Paddle Restaurant and Pub in Gravenhurst. Your entire dining experience is certain to be a great one with an exciting menu, fun drinks list, attentive service, and a focus on quality ingredients.

For the Muskoka Maple Trail, The Oar & Paddle will be serving up their famous chicken wings with their own in-house sauce recipe ‘Smokey BBQ Maple Bacon’. It is the perfect blend of smokiness and sweet, and might soon become your favourite wing sauce!

They will also be featuring two cocktails for the Maple Trail:

  • Maple Bacon Caesar, if you love Caesars then this is a must-try
  • Maple Bourbon Manhattan, a sweet twist on one of the classics!

Patterson Kaye Resort

1360 Golden Beach Road, Bracebridge ON


Patterson Kaye Resort is a historic Muskoka resort situated on the banks of the Muskoka River and Lake Muskoka, 5 minutes from downtown Bracebridge. For the Muskoka Maple Trail, Patterson Kaye Resort will be offering an overnight maple getaway to visitors, and will also be inviting locals, visitors and seasonal residents to join them at their popular ‘Seasons’ Restaurant for maple inspired dining.

For the Maple Trail, ‘Seasons’ Restaurant will be wowing guests with their maple features:

  • For lunch or dinner, these maple-inspired dishes are a must try, and will be available in addition to their regular menu
  • ‘Seasons’ famous Sunday brunch (10am – 2pm) will also be in the maple spirit, serving fresh waffles and french toast with local maple syrup

For more information, visit their website

Deerhurst Resort

1235 Deerhurst Drive, Huntsville ON


MMM…MAPLE! Discover the joys of maple syrup at Deerhurst Resort with maple inspired menus and a visit to the sugar shack!

Visit Deerhurst Resort during the Maple Trail and Maple Table D’hôte, available March 20 – April 29, 2017. Indulge in this springtime tradition and enjoy items like grilled maple crusted berkshire pork tenderloin and smoked maple and vidalia onion soup with the Maple Table D’hôte available at Eclipse. 3 courses for $49*/person, HST and service charge extra.

Stop in for breakfast and try their two maple inspired breakfast items available daily – Canada 150 breakfast poutine and the signature crunchy french toast.

While at the resort, you can also visit the Sweet Muskoka sugar bush in the Deerhurst Highlands Parking Lot. Hours vary for the sugar bush so call ahead: 705-789-9098

For more information, visit their website

Old Mill Family Restaurant

155 Muskoka Rd S, Gravenhurst ON


The Old Mill Family is a great place for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is known  as the go-to place for breakfast in Gravenhurst.

During the Maple Trail, Old Mill Family Restaurant will be serving a Muskoka maple breakfast special featuring their fluffy buttermilk pancakes smothered in local Muskoka maple syrup.

Spring is also being celebrated with their fresh and delicious Spring Salad served with a beautiful Muskoka Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette. Stop in for lunch or dinner to try this delicious salad.