More to explore just off Dundas Street in Downtown Napanee


Downtown Napanee has always been a hotbed for homegrown small businesses, providing a broad mix of products and services for their customers. Things look great in 2023, with storefronts full of interesting shops, restaurants, bakeries and service providers.

For many years, Dundas Street in particular has been the go-to destination for the best that the downtown has to offer. Businesses stalwarts like April’s Image, Starlet, Milady’s Lace, Ellena’s Cafe, Sand N’ Sea, A Touch of Class Fashions, Marlene’s Mayhew Jewellers and The Loaf N Ale (and many more) continue to attract both locals and visitors from out of town.

Some may not realize, but the ‘off-Dundas’ businesses are pretty exciting in their own right. Some of them have been around a long time, while others are quite new. Combined, all the businesses in the downtown complement each other quite nicely. Take a look below at some of the John Street, Market Square, Mill Street & Water Street businesses that have customers taking notice.

The Black Barn Company/Shalagh Elliott Design Company

17 Market Square, Napanee

You’ll love the vibe at Black Barn Co. and Shalagh Elliott Design Company. Owners Ashley Lough & Shalagh Elliott have joined forces to provide curated collections, works of local artisans, lifestyle & home items, custom furniture, lighting, fabrics, linens, candles and much more. They also offer a wide range of design services that are uniquely tailored to their customers. Stop in and explore their wonderfully renovated space.


Fool’s Kitchen

19A Market Square, Napanee

You’ll love Fool’s Kitchen, Lennox & Addington’s newest culinary experience. Chef David Yeung prepares an assortment of Asian fusion and Western dishes from different parts of the world. Choose from a selection of flavourful appetizers and Dim Sum options and enjoy their mouth-watering soups and entrees. Fun and unique kids meal options are also on the menu. Dine in and takeout options are available.


23 Market Square

23 Market Square, Napanee

Darlene & Sarah welcome you their modern heritage shoppe, 23 Market Square. They offer a wonderful selection of vintage and new accents that will add soul to any home. They feature classic collectibles and custom pillow covers mixed with new home decor items. You’ll love exploring this fabulous, newly-renovated space.


Harvest Brinery

128 John Street, Napanee

It smells so good when you step foot inside Harvest Brinery in Downtown Napanee that we know you won’t leave the store empty-handed. While this isn’t a farm store per se, we couldn’t in good conscience leave it off this list. Colleen and Miles create delicious preserves, just like grandma used to make. Pickled beets, pickled asparagus, pickled mushrooms, sweet garlic dills, red pepper jelly and so much more. You can taste the quality, old-fashioned goodness.


Taken Back Retro

111 John Street, Napanee

Are you an old school gamer or know someone who is? Stop by and see Destiny & Cody at Taken Back Retro. They offer a great selection of vintage consoles and games, from the original Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, PlayStation 2, Sega and so much more! They also have a variety of retro toys, vinyl records, and space to play Pokemon, Dungeons & Dragons, Magic the Gathering and other adventure games.


A Touch of Wellness

118 John Street, Napanee

We know you’ll absolutely love your experience at A Touch of Wellness Aveda Spa & Medical Clinic in Downtown Napanee. Joanne Burke and her dedicated team provide rejuvenating Aveda spa treatments that area designed to refresh, relax, restore and reduce the worries of life, bringing balance to mind, body and spirit.


Butter My Buns

114 John Street, Napanee

My Buns Bakery & Café in Downtown Napanee is Lennox & Addington’s newest bakery! Lifelong bakers Mike & Mary Magro are thrilled to provide the community with a wide assortment delicious, made-from-scratch offerings. French pastries are their specialty. You’ll love their strudels and custard horns, and we know you’ll also enjoy the variety of cookies, elephant ears, Italian shortbread, turnovers, biscotti… their list of yummy products is long. They also bake a large assortment of breads and buns, all made fresh daily. You’ll love their soups, a deli counter, and serve delicious coffees, lattes and espressos.


Coffee Cravings

86 John Street, Napanee

Stop by Coffee Cravings in Downtown Napanee and try one of their signature coffees paired with a delicious dessert! Offering a variety of indulgences from lattes, cappuccinos, gourmet coffee, teas, smoothies, & desserts, we know you’ll want to try their full menu of options. Their patio is great place to relax when the weather cooperates!


Dress for Less Fashions

6 Mill Street East, Napanee

Dress for Less features quality clearance fashion outlet filled with famous brand name women’s fashions. Their inventory comes from its “sister stores” April’s Image, and October’s Clothing Store, all located on Dundas Street in Downtown Napanee.


The Wine Making Place

6 Mill Street West, Napanee

Do you love making your own wine? Stop by The Wine Making Place in Downtown Napanee! Sonny and his son David know what it takes to make a delicious wine, and are enthusiastic about answering all your wine making questions. Whether you’re new to the process or have been bottling your own for years, you’ll love your experience.


The Waterfront River Pub & Terrace

22 Water Street West, Napanee

This amazing dining experience needs no introduction. The Waterfront River Pub & Terrace in Downtown Napanee has been a go-to destination for foodies since 2013. With an amazing atmosphere inside their stone building, outside on their fantastic waterfront patio, or out on the water with their popular 48 passenger Norman Paul River Cruise, patrons love their time at this wonderful establishment.


More to Explore…

These are just a few of the amazing businesses found here in Lennox & Addington. Browse our online directory and find out more great shopping and dining destinations.


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