A nested restaurant
Found within the Shops at Don Mills, inside the McNally Robinson bookstore, is Prairie Ink. Although many a bookstore have coffee and pastry shops within their walls, Prairie Ink is distinguished from the rest since it is a fully-licensed sit-down restaurant.
Pairing great books with delicious cuisine
Since 1996, Prairie Ink has found a home with the independent and family operated book seller. With five locations, the cooperative effort brings together great books and delicious cuisine. In addition, the site is host to various author events as well as free live entertainment on the weekends.
Light snacks and meals
Serving up the staples for curling up with a good book, Prairie Ink carries a full range of coffees and teas, cookies, muffins, and granola bars, as well as cakes, pies, and pastries. Breakfast is served daily, with choices of eggs benedict, omelettes, pancakes, and french toast. For something lighter, Prairie Ink has six salad options—like the warm asparagus and the roasted beet and goat cheese. Sandwiches are on the menu too.
Hearty entrees at Prairie Ink are quite eclectic, with wine recommendations for each dish. Roasted Ontario rainbow trout served with a mixed berry sauce, pan-seared rack of lamb in rosemary jus, roasted chicken in a wild mushroom cream sauce, and butternut squash ravioli are among the larger plates.