Delicious food in a glorious setting

The Opinicon is closed for the season. We look forward to reopening our doors May 2021

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The Opinicon Closes for the Season - October 12, 2020

Dear Opiniconers, We’ve cleaned up the dishes, waved the last guests out the driveway, and tucked everything away for a long winter slumber. And now the hard part: waiting and hoping. We wait for the spring buds; for good news; for smiling faces at the door again. We hope for the best; for a healthy community; and for the most joyful reunions. Most of all, we wish all of you a safe and healthy winter. When the warm sun breaks throug...

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  • Our commitment to local

    Delicious dishes are made fresh with local ingredients, some from our own kitchen garden, and can be enjoyed with local craft beer, wine and spirits.

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  • Supporting our community

    Located in Chaffey's Lock, The Opinicon is right next to the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site linking Kingston and Ottawa.

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The Opinicon

1697 Chaffeys Lock Road,

Elgin, ON K0G 1E0 Canada

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We are located in Chaffey's Lock, right beside the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site connecting Ottawa and Kingston.