Garden's Gate Menu

Here at the Garden's Gate we're committed to fresh, locally grown food, and that's why our menu never stays the same for long. We keep things flexible to make best use of locally grown produce and locally raised meats in season. You'll also find new and creative specials on our menu weekly throughout the growing season.


Summertime Entreé Specials

All entrees served with rolls, choice of side dish and fresh vegetables-all prepared for you in our kitchen.


                       *ANASTASIA’S SPECIAL GARDEN SALAD*

    we use locally grown organic greens-topped with Ontario blueberries, cucumbers, and   

                   mushrooms- served with our maple syrup/balsamic vinaigrette  $9




                                                                  FRESH WHITEFISH 

a fresh piece of whitefish from the Murray Hore Fishery on the North Channel

of Lake Huron- boneless and dipped in our special seasoning(16+ingredients)and grilled

to perfection-served with our homemade peach chutney $23


                      LAMB CHOPS TZAZIKI

  OH WOW- lamb chops from Angela and mike at Manitoulins' Cheeky Heifer farms- prepped in our special seasoning- grilled to your satisfaction and served with our tzaziki sauce on the   

                side(fresh mint, garlic, lemon juice and yogurt) $29   


                                                                         BEEF VINDALOO

 a must try-our version of an East Indian curry- using Burt farms beef chunked into small pieces- mixed and simmered gently with onions, garlic and a hint of curry spices (cardamom,

             ginger, coriander and turmeric)    $25       


                              CHICKEN BLUEBERRY            

  it’s back- our seasonal favourite-our chefs have once again pulled out all the stops

 on this one- we take our skinless boneless breast of chicken-dip it in our special seasoning grill it gently and serve it to you topped with a sauce that we make from fresh wild blueberries, our own garlic, a splash of red wine, grated apples and lemon zest.  $23


          *all entrees served with homemade rolls, choice of side dish

            and fresh vegetables-all prepared for you in our kitchen                               





Beverage Special

Try this unique offering from Twin Pine Orchards and Cider House in Thetford, Ontario. Winner of ‘Best in Show” of 327 international ciders .  


Hammer Bent Red Cider (6.8% alcohol)

Hard cider from Ontario red courtland, northern spy, Ida red and golden russet apples. Crisp, refreshing, sparkling.

325 ml frosty mug   $8        1 L btl    $22


Our Main Event

Grille and Galley 8 oz AAA Striploin Steak

8 ounces of AAA striploin steak, grilled to perfection and served topped with our fresh herb butter blend.   $29


Smoked Pork Chops with Cider and Onion Sauce

Burt Farms smoked pork chops, grilled  and  served with a sauce we make from  onions, apple cider and our own maple syrup $23


Liver and Onions

Dipped in our own special seasonings, grilled juicy and tender.   2 Slices $20   1 Slice $18


Chicken Schnitzel

Chicken breast coated in our special seasoning, grilled juicy and tender.   $21


Fettucini with Tomato and Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce

Our signature sauce, we make it from tomatoes, our new fresh garlic and fresh basil, white wine and cream - simmered gently and  served on top of Maria’s famous fettucini noodles.   $21 *also vegetarian



Tempeh Bolognese

We make a vegetable/heavy tomato sauce using tempeh, onions, carrots, mushrooms, eggplant, red wine, garlic and tomatoes and serve it with rice and fresh veggies.   $18


Gingered Sweet Potato Curry with Coconut

we make our curry with a mixture of onions, garlic, fresh ginger, sweet potatoes, mung beans, spinach and coconut milk- served with fresh veggies and rice.   $18


*also see pasta dish in Main Event section



Caesar Salad

Romaine tossed with our own garlicky caesar dressing, croutons and bacon.   Small $6    Large $10


Village Greek

Romaine layered with tomatoes, cucumber, kalamata olives, feta cheese and our own Greek dressing.   Small $6   Large $12


*add grilled chicken breast to either   $6


Tossed Green Salad 

(choice of our own dressings)    Small $5    Large $9

(we use fresh organic lettuce and greens from Anastasia at the Island Gardener here in Tehkummah)

Cheese in a Mason Jar

A small mason jar, layered with goat cheese, thyme, rosemary, garlic, balsamic vinegar and mixed peppercorns. Covered with olive oil and served with a multigrain baguette.   $15


Vegan Creton  

lentils cooked with onions, garlic, walnuts, soy sauce, cardamom and cinnamon- pureed, topped with crunchy dried beets and served with a multigrain baguette.   $13


Marinated Mushrooms

cremini  mushrooms marinated in organic apple cider vinegar, sunflower seed oil, minced garlic and fresh parsley- served with a multigrain baguette $14


Mushroom Caps  

Served with our own ranch dressing.  $9


Soup of the Day  

Always fresh and made by us. Ask your server about flavour   $6


On the Lighter Side


 A fresh piece of local Whitefish from the Murray Hore Fishery on the North Channel, dipped in our special seasoning and grilled.   $17


Chicken Fingers  

 These are yummy because we make them ourselves.   $15


*Served with your choice of salad or French fries. Change to a Caesar or Greek add $3 


Children's Menu

Chicken Fingers

4 pieces with fries or salad   $9


Fettucini Noodles

Plain or with Tomato Sauce   $7


Chicken Breast 

4 oz dipped in flour   $11


(served with choice of potatoes and veggies or a salad)


Garden's Gate Restaurant

316 Highway 542

Tehkummah, Ontario P0P 2C0

705 859 2088   TF 1 888 959 2088

We are opening on  May 4,2019 . Coming soon- our new menu, desserts and beverages.