Where to Eat at the Windsor Film Festival

Dinner and a movie? Scratch that, pizza and a movie. Nope, Windsor Film Festival and Windsor Pizza is what we want. Here is a guide on where to grab a pizza while you make your way to the second largest film festival in Canada!

Bullseye South Windsor

You might think, Bullseye South Windsor is out of the way? You aren’t wrong. However on October 29th, Bullseye Pizza South Windsor owner Aaron will be serving their delicious vegan pizzas at Craft Heads Brewing Company as part of WIFF Food Pop-Up. The pop-up event starts at 6:30 PM and runs until the food runs out. For more information on the event click here. Craft Heads Brewing Company is located at 89 University Ave W, Windsor, ON N9A 5N8.

Sit down and Dine Options

If you are looking for a full dining experience to either discuss what movies to see or a place to talk about the movie you just saw, we suggest visiting the following places:

  • Terra Cotta Pizzeria

  • Located only walking distance from all three festival locations, Terra Cotta is a great option for pizza. All of Terra Cotta’s pizzas are made to order and baked in the traditional manner, using a wood burning brick oven. Each pizza is thin crust and approximately twelve-inches in diameter. The Pizzeria is located at 318 Pelissier St, Windsor, ON N9A 6W8. Here is a link to their menu.

    Hours of operation:

    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 11:30 am–10:00 pm
    Wednesday: 11:30 am–10:00 pm
    Thursday: 11:30 am–10:00 pm
    Friday: 11:30 am–10:00 pm
    Saturday: 4:30 pm–9:30 pm
    Sunday: Closed

  • Sam’s Pizzeria & Cantina

  • Sam’s Pizzeria is just outside of the downtown core, the location of the festival. A 5-minute drive according to Google maps from the Capitol Theater. It’s a staple of Windsor since 1946. Lunch or dinner, enjoy their casual atmosphere and delicious pizza. If you are looking for drinks with your pizza. Sam’s offers a great variety of beer on tap and has a bar atmosphere at night. Sam’s is located at 2215 Wyandotte Street West Windsor, ON N9B 1K3. Here is a link to their menu.

    Hours of operation:

    Monday: 11:00 am-12 am
    Tuesday: 11:00 am-12:00 am
    Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 am
    Thursday: 11:00 am-2:00 am
    Friday: 11:00 am-2:00 am
    Saturday: 12:00 pm-2:00 am
    Sunday: 12:00 pm-11:00 pm

  • Wineology

  • Wineology is situated in Olde Walkerville, a 6-minute drive from the Capitol Theater according to Google Maps. It’s the perfect place to indulge in both pizza and wine. Just imagine unwinding with their great tasting international wine selection, a wood oven pizza after attending the international film festival, the thought of such a cultural experience gives us goosebumps. Start or end your night here, it’s definitely going to be a good time. Wineology is located at 1646 Wyandotte St E, Windsor, ON N8Y 1C7. Here is a link to their menu.

    Hours of operation:

    Monday: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Tuesday: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Thursday: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Friday: 4:00 pm-1:00 am
    Saturday: 4:00 pm-1:00 am
    Sunday: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm

    Wineology Patio

  • Vito’s Pizzeria

  • Another great Olde Walkerville option is Vito’s Pizzeria, as mentioned just a 6-minute drive from the Capitol Theater. Vito’s pizzas are traditional Italian style and are cooked in a wood-fired oven. The pizzas are twelve-inch personal size. Vito’s has a variety of Italian traditional dishes, with recipes dating back from before the Vito family emigrated from Sicily to Canada, for those silly enough to not order pizza. Vito’s offers a great variety of wine, it’s definitely a great stop before or after a movie. Vito’s is located at 1731 Wyandotte St E, Windsor, ON N8Y 1E1. Here is a link to their menu.

    Hours of operation:

    Monday: 11:00 am–10:00 pm
    Tuesday: 11:00 am–10:00 pm
    Wednesday: 11:00 am–10:00 pm
    Thursday: 11:00 am–11:00 pm
    Friday: 11:00 am–12:00 am
    Saturday: 11:45 am–12:00 am
    Sunday: 12:00 am–9:00 pm

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