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Appleby Gardens Luxury Residences by LJM Developments is almost finished and you are about to move into your new luxury residence. Whether you are new to Burlington or are moving from a different neighbourhood, it can sometimes take a while to get acquainted with your new digs. Let this article guide you to the nearest restaurants, hangouts and all-around best food choices near your new home.

Fraticelli’s Italian Grill & Bar, 3 mins

From your new home at the corner of Corporate Dr. and Appleby Line, Fraticelli’s is a mere 3 minutes’ walk. The restaurant has two awards, OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice and TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence. Whether you are looking for authentic Italian fare or a relaxing cocktail at the bar, Fraticelli’s serves up fine dining in a chic atmosphere. Walk northwest on Appleby Line to where it fronts the street a mere 200 metres away.

Starbucks, 3.5 mins

A few feet from Fraticelli’s in the same plaza is Starbucks. A classic hangout place for enjoying a great cup of coffee or enjoying free WiFi, this mainstay in most people’s diet is only about 4 minutes away. If you prefer the Canadian staple, Tim Horton’s for your morning cup of Joe, continue on Appleby Line 300 metres more on the same side of the street of your new home, just 6 minutes away by your own two feet.

Mucho Burrito, 6 mins

Looking for a quick and satisfying meal on the run? Mucho Burrito is the same distance as Tim Horton’s on the same side as Fraticelli’s, but in the next plaza north on Appleby Line. A fresh Mexican grill, this is not your average fast food. Fresh, made-to-order with no preservatives, fat substitutes or MSG, Mucho Burrito provides simple Mexican foods, fast and fresh.

Sushi Masayuki, 18 mins

Looking for one of the best sushi places in the GTA? Sushi Masayuki has a perfect 5 Star rating on Yelp and provides patrons with one of the best fresh fish tasting menus backed by a beautiful interior. Drop in for lunch on weekdays only between noon and 2pm or for dinner any day after 5:30pm; closed Mondays. A 6 minute bike ride or an 18 minute walk provides a healthy way to enjoy a healthy meal; located just 1.5 kms from Appleby Gardens. Northwest on Appleby Line, left on Upper Middle Rd and left again Itabashi Way with the restaurant on the left.

Daytime Grill, 3.5 mins

Need a great breakfast place that’s close to home? Next to Starbucks this great breakfast diner serves up classic breakfast fare every day, all day from 6:30am to 3:30pm. The classic egg, protein, toast and homefries early bird breakfast under $6 is the real winner.

Anchor Bar, 8 mins

Need a local watering hole? The Anchor Bar hails from Buffalo, NY with owners claiming rights to the Original Buffalo Wing recipe. A new outdoor patio and a spacious interior with plenty of televisions and large bar offer nightly sports entertainment to help you unwind from the office. With only 600 metres to get home, never worry about flagging a taxi late at night again to get home.

Although these may be the closest favourites, there are plenty of other restaurants, cafes, bakeries, fast food joints, buffets, sandwich shops and more, literally around the corner from your new home.  Take our advice and visit these iconic locations on your next stroll.