Era 67 - "A Taste of Canadian History" We are a casual/fine restaurant located in the heritage district of Orillia just steps away from the historic Orillia Opera House. We strive to highlight the savoury flavours from Canada's coast to coast. Fresh B.C. salmon, Alberta Beef, Manitoba Bison, P.E.I. Mussels, Ontario Lamb.
The Brownstone Café lubricates guests' conversational gears with a steady stream of micro-roast coffee and espresso, microbrew beers, wines, and cocktails, served alongside light café fare. The drink menu spans caffeinated and fermented beverages, starting with coffee ($1.25+) and espresso drinks such as lattes ($2.35+), made with beans harvested under the glow of Jupiter's moons and micro roasted at local Muskoka Roastery Coffee Co.. Adult libations include The Brownstone's take on Spanish coffee ($6.15) and microbrews such as the Steam Whistle pilsner ($5.65/pint). A monthly rotating selection of wines encourages palates to date around before committing to one varietal too early ($6/glass). In between bouts of intense conversation, patrons munch on paninis ($8), french-onion soup ($6), and desserts, including tarts ($2) and slices of cheesecake ($4.90).
A Toronto institution for more than 60 years, Fran’s upholds the tradition of the original at its Barrie location, offering delicious home-style cooking, 24-hour service (on weekends), and welcoming atmosphere. With breakfast available all day, float away on a magic carpet of Fran’s pancakes ($7.99) to a syrupy nirvana. Otherwise, warm up on a cool night with homemade meat chili ($8.99), miso soup ($2.99), or a hearty charbroiled 10-ounce Angus top sirloin and potatoes dinner ($17.99). Vegetarians as well as lonely pod-less peas looking for adoptive families will appreciate the Fran’s abundance of yummy vegetarian options, including a sautéed veggie bowl ($12.99), garden burger with mushrooms ($10.99), and a plate of baked macaroni and cheese ($13.99). With a casual, family-friendly dining room on one side and a sports bar on the other, Fran’s offers something for all walks of life, be they wobbly from hunger or want of drink. On the weekends Fran’s is open 24-hours, providing ample opportunities for post-dinner treats, post-party grub, or post-Risk tournament cups of coffee.
Jade Garden freshens plates with traditional, savoury dishes hailing from Chinese and Thai culinary conventions. Plunge a chopstick into appetites and classic peking spicy spareribs ($9) or go toe-to-toe with the vegetarian singapore rice noodles ($7). Stuffed with diced chicken and vegetables, the lettuce rolls hush maws with flavourful indulgence before they confess to harbouring shrines to Kenny G ($8). Join the crowd of millions in applauding pad thai noodles' ability to end chicken's generational feud with peanuts ($8), or tame roaming tongues with thai spicy-beef fried rice ($7). Jade Garden also nets a number of specialty seafood dishes, granting blander fish their wish to swim forever now in peace.
Monsoon Lounge & Sushi crafts a wide array of artful sushi creations for diners to sample from within the eatery's lively, stylish space. Chef Meaghan Kemper's menu offers fresh maki rolls bedecked with sustenance both raw—such as the butterfish maki adorned with masago rice pearls ($10)—and cooked, such as the chicken pad thai roll, which reincarnates the popular noodle dish in circular, bite-size form, right down to the spicy peanut sauce and production numbers from The King and I ($8). House specialty rolls include the Monsoon Rainbow, a prismatic display involving crab, cucumber, asparagus, and Japanese mayo topped with tobiko, avocado, and assorted sashimi ($14). The sashimi platter, a 12-piece chef's choice selection of thinly sliced sea tasties satisfies diners with an assertive helping and handshake ($21).
Internet Cafe connects surfers to the Web with 16 high-speed Internet workstations, wireless Internet, and a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Sign in to browse to your virtual heart’s content ($2 for 15 minutes, $3.25 for 30 minutes, $6/hour) or to challenge co-clickers to a gaming match using a LAN and a 64-bit operating system (up to $6/hour). Word-processing software aids in compiling dissertations on keyboard evolution ($6/hour), and printing services in black and white ($0.25/page) and colour ($1+/page) put philosophies to paper. Candy bars, chips, and sodas fuel mouse fingers so their wielders need not miss a single update on joystick-revivalist message boards ($1).