Shop Local: Having Fun Shopping in Downtown Orillia

Shop Local: Having Fun Shopping in Downtown Orillia
04 Mar 2019

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Downtown Orillia has so much to offer… great shops, delicious food, awesome events, great places to stay, and amazing events throughout the year. Easily walkable, Downtown Orillia has so many interesting shops, you can send hours perusing through unique stores. But let’s not forget the awesome restaurants as well. Here are just some of the great stops along Mississaga Street.

Downtown Orillia – Shops

Downtown Orillia has so many unique shops…

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Fanboy carries boardgames, action figures, t-shirts, pop vinyl, statues, maquettes, and so many other goodies. One of our favourite shops in Downtown Orillia.

Location: 61 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Perfect Timing

Perfect Timing is a unique shop offering sales and service of timepieces. They repair all types of timepieces: from antique repeater pocket watches, classic Swiss mechanical wristwatches to contemporary solar or quartz wristwatches; from 1770s wooden geared clocks to the finest of tubular chime Grandfather Clocks.

Location: 106 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Candles With Care

Candle With Care focuses on high quality soy wax candles that they hand pour in small batches using only the best ingredients available.

Location: 135 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Plum Loco

Plum Loco is a wholesale clothing company that offers up to date mature contemporary fashions for women of all ages.

Location: 114 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Dr. Comics

Dr.Comics is a must visit for the comic book fan. They don’t just sell new and vintage comics – they carry a massive selection of trade paperbacks, graphic novels, statues, Magic cards, apparel, games, supplies, toys, video games, and more!

Location: 79 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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The Bird House Nature Company

The Bird House Nature Company retails top-quality bird feeders and wild bird seed, along with nature guides, bird houses, bird baths and other birding accessories. They also carry a distinctive line of nature-related gifts and crafts, from garden sculptures and home decor, to jewellery and handbags.

Location: 108 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

Downtown Orillia – Food & Drink

Downtown Orillia has no shortage of amazing places to grab a bite…

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Rustica Pizza Vino

Rustica Pizza Vino offers Neapolitan-style pizza. Wood-fired in their custom made wood stove, Rustica creates Italian inspired thin crust and flavourful blends that is sure to please every palette.

Location: 132 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Apple Annie’s

Looking for fine chocolates and gourmet coffees? Apple Annie’s is your place! Part of the Mariposa Market, Apple Annie’s also carries quality kitchen utensils, home décor, seasonal items, souvenirs, and Canadian made maple syrup. They also have to-die-for fudge, chutneys and dips, and sugar free chocolates.

Location: 101 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Shine Juice Bar

Healthy options are available at this cozy cafe. Shine Juice Bar’s menu is gluten free and plant based, with 90% of the ingredients used are organic or sourced locally.

Location: 144 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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The Brownstone

The Brownstone Cafe is a Social Drinking House, featuring cold craft beers on tap, plus the best in live entertainment in Orillia.

Location: 178 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Cosmo’s Ristorante

If you are longing to savor the Tuscan sun, then look no further than Cosmo’s Ristorante. Exquisite food, comforting wines, and the promise of a time to be remembered. Reservations are Highly recommended.

Location: 90 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Wilkies Bakery

Pies, cookies, cakes, macarons, bread, butter tarts, buns… do you really need any more reasons to stop in at Wilkies Bakery? How about freshly made pizza?

Location: 169 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Mariposa Market

Entering Mariposa Market is like stepping back in the past. From the turn of the century building it is in, to the smell of fresh baked goods, you’ll feel warm and welcome at Mariposa Market. Be sure to stop in… you won’t be disappointed.

Location: 109 Mississaga St. East, Orillia

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Check out Downtown Orillia

With lots of great restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and unique shops, Downtown Orillia has so much to offer.

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Craig Silva

Craig is a passionate and seasoned travel, food, and lifestyle writer, whose words paint vivid pictures of the world's most captivating destinations. His work not only inspires others to embark on their own adventures but also fosters a deep appreciation for the beauty and diversity of our world. He captures the essence of each locale, offering readers a glimpse into the cultures, landscapes, cuisine, and experiences that make travel so enriching. Craig is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA). If you are a PR agency or brand and would like Craig to review a travel destination, vehicle, restaurant, product or service, please send him an email.

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