Chef preparing food. Photo by Eiliv-Sonas Aceron on Unsplash.

Windsor-Essex County is a region that is made up of many different cultures. The local cultures that exist in our community are reflected in our local restaurants and grocery stores. and Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island both have great information to discover some of the dining and food options in Windsor-Essex.


Windsor-Essex has a variety of locally owned restaurants that represent cultures such as Mexican, Russian, Ethiopian, African, Asian, Vietnamese, Hungarian, Thai, Indian, Caribbean, and Italian.

Grocery Stores

We also have many grocery stores that have foods that represent the cultural communities in their local neighbourhoods. These grocery stores cater to the dining needs of the community. Some of the cultures that are represented include Indian, Oriental and Asian.A farmer’s market sign

Furthermore, some of our local grocery stores have recognized the need for specific cultures to be represented in their food products, and have included these types of foods on their shelves.

Farmer’s Markets

In the summer months Windsor-Essex has many Farmer’s Markets in our different communities. These markets are a great way to buy fresh and local produce as well as support our farmers while doing so. By going to them you can get connected and learn more about the Windsor-Essex community.