New year, new eats! Flavourful fusion, creative cocktails and delicious indulgences – Mississauga has them all. If exploring the city’s foodie scene is one of your resolutions, start with these recently opened Sauga restaurants.

1. Mishree Cocktails & Cuisine

Cuisine: South-Asian and Middle Eastern

Claim to Fame: A menu as thoughtfully curated as the luxurious interior, with small plates, mains, desserts and artisan cocktails offering a nature-inspired, sensory experience. 

Cuisine: Taiwanese Fusion

Claim to Fame: Modern, innovative takes on traditional Taiwanese favourites and night market staples, from hot pot to popcorn chicken, combined with international ingredients.

Cuisine: Cali-Mex Fast Casual

Claim to Fame: A Mexican menu with a Californian twist that’s as fresh and fun as the restaurant’s vibe, where guests can enjoy fun events along with flavourful eats.

Cuisine: Halal Southern BBQ

Claim to Fame: 100% Halal meats aged for at least 30 days, then marinated overnight and slowly smoked with Oak, with meals served individually or family style.

Cuisine: Canadian – Breakfast, brunch & desserts

Claim to Fame: Halal, completely pork-free breakfast classics with creative updates, like Turkish poached eggs artisanal egg benedicts, and colourful unicorn crepes.

Cuisine: Mexican 

Claim to Fame: Authentic dishes made with recipes passed down through generations from the restaurant’s namesake, including the must-try sopes made with hand-kneaded tortillas and refried beans.

Cuisine: Thai

Claim to Fame: Beautifully presented, elevated street-food style dishes with an all-halal menu that’s perfect for sharing in a Thai-style sampling feastdar and iceberg lettuce. 

Cuisine: South African

Claim to Fame: Casual fare with South African flare, serving up both traditional dishes and fusion offerings in a cozy diner setting, with a market so you can take a taste of South Africa home.

Once you’ve tried these spots out, be sure to stay tuned to Visit Mississauga on Facebook and Instagram for all the latest restaurant recommendations, plus special events and so much more.