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7 Best Restaurants in Markham’s Main Street Unionville

7 Best Restaurants in Markham’s Main Street Unionville

Searching for the best restaurants in Markham’s Main Street Unionville to eat at?

Main Street Unionville is most definitely the cutest spot in all of Markham, with its historic buildings and cool restaurants and boutiques.

Whether you’re looking for a cool spot to grab drinks with the girls or a romantic spot to take a date, there are plenty of fantastic restaurants and spots in Main Street Unionville.

Here are some of the best restaurants to visit in Main Street Unionville!

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Best restaurants in Markham’s Main Street Unionville


NextDoor Restaurant

You’ll find modern and seasonal Canadian dishes with a twist at NextDoor, and they even have brunch almost everyday of the week.

I love how unique their dishes are, and they’ve got creations like their French Onion Cheeseburger and Fried Chicken & Caviar!

They even have their own parking lot, which is a rarity in Main Street Unionville.

NextDoor is actually a sister restaurant to the popular Markham brunch spot, Smash Kitchen and Bar!

LOCATION: 139 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON


Inspire Restaurant

Inspire is a fantastic restaurant in Markham serving up Asian fusion dishes, and you can find them in Main Street Unionville.

From their Shiitake Udon Carbonara to their Torched Salmon Rice Bowl, they’ve got a fantastic selection of dishes.

Their decor is very eclectic and fun as well!

LOCATION: 144 Main St N #1, Markham, ON


Il Postino Ristorante in Markham's Main Street Unionville

Il Postino

Upscale Italian cuisine is what you’ll find at this beautiful converted-house-turned-restaurant in Main Street Unionville.

They offer a modern take on Italian classics with their house-made pastas and pizzas!

If you’re a seafood lover, you’ll definitely want to try their Grilled Seafood Platter.

LOCATION: 186 Main St, Unionville, ON


Cocktails at the Unionville Arms Pub & Grill in Main Street Unionville, Markham, Ontario

Unionville Arms Pub & Grill

The Unionville Arms has been a staple in Main Street Unionville since 1989, and you can find all the classic pub staples with other delicious fusion eats.

They’ve got 16 beer taps, including local craft brews if you’re into that!

They have a super nice patio that’s perfect for hanging out with your friends, and it’s even heated for those chillier summer nights.

A historic 1800s building used to sit here before a fire broke out in 2008, which was once a blacksmith shop, auto repair garage, playhouse, York Region’s first movie theatre, restaurant, general store, and post office!

LOCATION: 189 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON


Jake's on Main in Markham's Main Street Unionville

Jake’s on Main

Jake’s has one of the nicest patios in Main Street Unionville, and they’ve got a large menu of everything from poutines to burgers!

They’ve also got an extensive drink menu with plenty of cocktails, wines, and beers on tap.

Order one of their mega 32oz cocktails to share with your partner or friend!

LOCATION: 202 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON


Chat Bar

In the mood for some delicious izakaya eats?

Chat Bar is an izakaya-style Chinese spot known for their chuan’r (AKA Chinese skewers), and you can find them on Main Street Unionville.

It’s the perfect spot to grab savoury skewers and beer, and they’re even open late.

They have all kinds of delicious meat and veggie skewer options (try their lamb skewers), plus other Chinese comfort food options.

You can also find them in Scarborough, North York, and downtown!

LOCATION: 187 Main St, Unionville, ON


Hibiki Japanese Cuisine in Markham, Ontario

Hibiki Japanese Cuisine

If you’re in the mood for a nice meal, Hibiki is the perfect spot to visit.

Hibiki is located just outside of Main Street Unionville, and they serve up some of the best sushi in Markham!

They serve up some of the freshest sashimi in town, and they have all kinds of authentic Japanese dishes on the menu.

Hibiki Japanese Cuisine in Markham, Ontario

They’ve also got delicious cooked dishes like Yakionigiri (grilled rice balls), Black Cod Misozuke (grilled black cod), and Seared Foie Gras & Scallop!

Hibiki Japanese Cuisine in Markham, Ontario
The Black Cod Misozuke is heavenly.

If you’re a fan of tasting menus, they offer set menus during holidays like Valentine’s Day and Christmas, perfect for sampling a bunch of different Japanese dishes (and sushi!)

My family and I visited for my dad’s birthday and tried the Christmas set menu, and the sushi was definitely our favourite part of the entire meal.

Hibiki Japanese Cuisine in Markham, Ontario

The interior of the restaurant is also lovely, with plenty of booth seating!

If you’re familiar with restaurants in Richmond Hill and Markham, you might remember their sister restaurant Inatei, which sadly shut down years ago!

Hibiki is actually located right next door to Platform Espresso Bar, which is an adorable coffee shop in Markham that also serves great brunch.

LOCATION: 4450 Hwy 7, Unionville, ON


Best restaurants in Main Street Unionville:

  1. NextDoor Restaurant
  2. Inspire Restaurant
  3. Il Postino
  4. Unionville Arms Pub & Grill
  5. Jake’s on Main
  6. Chat Bar
  7. Hibiki Japanese Cuisine

These were some of the best restaurants to eat at in Markham’s adorable Main Street Unionville neighbourhood!

If you’re looking for more great neighbourhoods in Markham to visit, you have to visit Downtown Markham – they’ve also got plenty of awesome restaurants worth visiting!

Have you eaten at any of these Main Street Unionville restaurants? What are some other great Markham restaurants you’ve visited? Let me know on Twitter or Instagram!

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Lorna

Sunday 13th of November 2022

Hey, I am from the UK and staying in Richmond Hill until early January. I am looking for recommendations for Christmas Day lunch in Unionville. Can you kindly recommend. Huge thanks! Lorna

Jessica Lam

Sunday 13th of November 2022

Hi Lorna, I'd recommend Il Postino for Italian or NextDoor for unique fusion dishes, but definitely check their hours closer to then to see if they'll be open! Enjoy your trip :)