Mackie’s is a popular lunch stop on the Ontario beach. (Ontario’s Southwest)

Lake Erie is freezing. Which means it’s time to start summertime dreaming.

Last year, we compiled a list of Ohio restaurants where you could watch the waves while sipping a cold drink. This year, we’ve got the Canadian side of Lake Erie.

Here’s a list of 11 waterfront restaurants in Ontario, to put on your bucket list for when you’re cruising the Canadian south coast.

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Need help planning your summer? Here’s where on Lake Erie to learn to sail, rent a kayak, find beach glass, swim and more.