Function Menu

At David’s Restaurant we pride ourselves of providing exceptional service matched with outstanding quality products to ensure your day is as special as you have imagined.

Click on one of the following to learn more about the Function Packages available at David's Restaurant:

All menu prices and menu items are subject to change without prior notice according to seasonality and availability.

Indoor packages include

  • Full package and customized menu planning
  • Indoor – chairs, linen napkins and table linens, china, flatware and glassware
  • Complimentary 25% Off Services for Bridal Party to The Links at Dover Coast (for use up to 14 days prior to wedding, booked directly at The Links)
  • Complimentary menu tasting (bride and groom only)
  • On-site facility Manager as point of contact through the event
  • Bridal parties wishing to book spa services should contact Elements Day Spa directly


Outdoor packages include

  • Full package and customized planning
  • Complimentary 25% Off Services for Bridal Party to The Links at Dover Coast (for use up to 14 days prior to wedding, booked directly at The Links)
  • Complimentary menu tasting (bride and groom only)
  • On-site facility Manager as point of contact through the event
  • Bridal parties wishing to book spa services should contact Elements Day Spa directly


Outdoor Ceremony/Pavilion Ceremony

(Based upon max 150 pp)

Have your ceremony at one of our various venues
Upper west lawn at David’s Restaurant over looking Lake Erie and the Long Point Bio Sphere
Links at Dover Coast Parkland adjacent to hole #15
$1500 includes 150 white padded chairs and signing table
$7 for each additional person over 150

Add Lakeside Private Patio and Dock for after ceremony social $1500 plus beverage and food items
Add $1500 - $7 per person for additional attending

COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Guidelines and rules are changing on a regular basis, we will assist in any way we can to provide you with accurate and timely information on legislated policies that may have an effect on your event.

Please note that Covid-19 guidelines supersede all items from function booking details and will be considered in conjunction with them.

 Facility Booking Rates Chart

Lunch – Duration Noon until 4 pm
Dinner – 4pm until 9 pm
Wedding – Entire day booking for use by guests of party


David’s Restaurant Room Rental Fees

Facility Capacity Lunch Dinner Wedding
Double Olive Lounge 40 $400 $800 $1600
Private Room 16 $160 $320 $900
Main Dining 40 $400 $800 $1600
Fireplace Room 32 $320 $640 $1500
All Main Floor 88 $880 $1700 $3500
All David's 120 $1200 $2400 $5000
All Nonni's 140 $1400 $2800 $6000
Lake Patio/Dock* 80 $800 $1600 $3200
Links Pavilion** 200 $2000 $4000 $7500

*this location is for cocktail reception style service only – no table seating
** this location is for buffet service only – no plated dinner program


Lunch - Indoor at David's

$18 per person

Chicken Caesar Salad - roasted organic chicken, baguette croutons, double smoked bacon, parmesan ribbons, house dressings

Steak House Salad - grilled steak chunks, mixed greens, crumbled blue cheese, sundried tomato vinaigrette
steak cooked to rare, medium or well done

David’s Classic Burger - beef and pork patty, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, mustard and ketchup and herbed frites

Corn Flour Battered Lake Erie Pickerel - house slaw, tartar sauce, lemon w/ herbed frites

House Made Lasagna - Ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, basil and sheet noodles with house marinara and garlic toast

  • Substitute frites with Mixed Greens Salad OR Soup - $3
  • Substitute frites with Caesar Salad - $4

Add Dessert

Lemon Drop Tart and Seasonal Cheesecake Tart Duo $8

Dinner - Indoor at David's

Build your own Menu for your Special Day (meals are priced per person)

2 Course Meal - $60 – (includes 1 appetizer, 1 entrée, coffee & tea service)
3 Course Meal - $75 - (includes 1 appetizer, 1 entrée, 1 dessert option, coffee & tea service)
Deluxe - $85 – (includes customer choice of appetizer, entrée, 1 dessert, coffee & tea service)

Personal Cake/Wedding Cake – Cutting and Service Fee $4 per person


Soup - Chef’s seasonal and local

Salad - Mixed Greens, julienne vegetables, house vinaigrette

Seasonal Crostini (2)


8 oz New York Striploin Steak - house jus & brown butter

Roasted Chicken Supreme - curry apple bread stuffing and cucumber parsley yoghurt raita

Pan Seared Lake Erie Pickerel - sundried tomato, shallot and caper sauce

All dishes above come with seasonal vegetable and choice of common starch: Butter Cream Mashed, Herbed Frites, Risotto

House Lasagna

Vegan option - available on request add $5


Family Style
Assorted Platter of house made sweets and pastries with seasonal fruit

Individually Plated
Lemon Drop Tart & Seasonal Cheesecake Tart Duo

Lunch - Outdoor at Nonni's

$18 per person

Margherita Pizza - marinara sauce, bocconcini, fresh basil

Chicken Parmesan Sandwich - breaded chicken breast, marinara sauce, melted cheeses

Grilled Veggie Sandwich - portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper, arugula, olive spread

Battered Calamari - corn flour battered, corn / lime / basil aioli

Arancini - marinara sauce, parmesan ribbons

Items excluding Pizza are served with herbed frites
Substitute frites with Caesar Salad - $4

Dinner - Outdoor at Nonni's

Build your own Menu for your Special Day (meals are priced per person)

2 Course Meal - $55 – (includes 1 appetizer, 1 entrée, coffee & tea service)
3 Course Meal - $70 - (includes 1 appetizer, 1 entrée, 1 dessert option, coffee & tea service)
4 Course Meal - $80 - (includes 2 appetizer, 1 entrée, 1 dessert option, coffee & tea service)
Deluxe - $85 – (includes customer choice of appetizer, entrée, 1 dessert, coffee & tea service)

Personal Cake/Wedding Cake – Cutting and Service Fee $4 per person


Cheese board - (served family style for 4 pp)

Caesar Salad

Margarita Pizza (for 2)

Mixed Greens Salad


Oven Roasted Chicken - Roasted Potato and Seasonal Vegetable

*House Polenta Cake - grilled portobello mushroom, zucchini and roasted red pepper, parmesan ribbons

Beef Tenderloin Tip Mushroom Cream Risotto - seasonal vegetables

Baked Lake Erie Pickerel Pouch - seasonal vegetables

*Vegetarian - but can be made vegan


Lemoncello Cheesecake Tart and Chocolate Truffle Duo

Assorted Pastry Plate per table - (family style)

Receptions & Platters

Set as stations or add Butlering fee $1.00 per person

Item Qty Price
Domestic Cheese & Cracker 10 pp $70
Premium Cheese & Cracker 10 pp $120
Charcuterie Board (premium cheeses, cured meats, pickling) 10 pp $150
Garden Vegetable Platter 10 pp $50
Seasonal Fruit Platter 10 pp $50
Assorted Tea Sandwich Platter 10 pp $65
(minimum order 10 per item - recommend 4pcs per person for 1 hour reception)
Shrimp Cocktail Platter Ea 3.00
Lake Erie Pickerel Bites Ea 2.50
Tomato Bruschetta with Cheese Ea 2.50
Smoked Salmon Canapes Ea 3.00
Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Ea 3.50
Mini Beef Welllingtons Ea 3.00
Watermelon Feta & Balsamic Spoon Ea 2.50
Seared Scallop Spoon w/ Parsnip Puree Ea 3.50
Pita Crisps with Hummus & Tapanade Ea 3.00
Beef Skewer w/ Hoisin Sauce Ea 3.50
Mediterranean Antipasto Skewer Ea 3.00
Cheesecake Tarts w. seasonal fruit topping Ea 4.00
Chocolate Truffle Ea 4.00
Lemon Drop Tarts Ea 4.00
Party Trays
10 LBS Dusted Chicken Wings w/ veg & dips (10pp)g Ea 125.00
Bechamel Mac n Cheese Tray (20pp) Ea 95.00
10 LB (40 PCS) Beef Skewers (20 pp) Ea 145.00
20 Chicken Quesadillas w/ assorted dips (20 pp) Ea 135.00


From Start to Finish

Antipasto Station
prosciutto / capicola / soppresata, bocconcini cheese and seasonal local fruit, poached and chilled citrus seafood platter; balsamic grilled vegetable platter; olives, parmesan cheese, roasted peppers, pepperoncini platter; fresh baguette toasts and house made melba toasts
Dover Cheese Shop Wedding Cake
A multi-teared cheese and antipasto board
(you will need to attend Dover Cheese Shop to select and purchase your desired wheels of cheese – once selected these cheeses will be delivered to us and we will arrange for presentation with accompaniments)
Cheese is purchased directly with Dover Cheese Shop
Additional fee for presentation and items
Middle Eastern Bread and Dips
Hummus, baba ghanouj, roasted pepper dip, artichokes, olives, feta and pita crisps
Oyster Station
Presented as a platter – live shucker available for an additional fee of $100 (per 2 hrs)
Malpeque oysters on half shell w/ red wine & shallot mignonette accompanied with lemon and spiced sauces
Minimum 50 oysters
Late Night Taco Station
Battered Pickerel, Beef and Tofu, Soft Shell Tacos and all the Fixings
Minimum order - 50 pp

Prices are subject to applicable tax and 20% Service Charge



We are happy to work with you to create a custom bar package

House Spirits - $8 / oz
Smirnoff Vodka, Captain Morgan’s Rum, Crown Royal, Gordon’s Gin
Premium Spirits - $10 / oz
Vodka - Grey Goose, Titos, Ketel One
Gin - Bombay Sapphire, Hendricks, Tanqueray
Whisky - Jameson, Jack Daniels, Maker’s Mark
Rum - Mount Gay, Bacardi 8 year
Domestic Beer - $8 each
Budweiser, Bud Light, Alexander Keiths, Mill St. Organic, Michelob Ultra
International Beer - $9 each
Stella Artois, Guinness Stout, Hoegaarden


Wine Service available with selections made from either David’s or Nonni’s wine lists

Add a Prosecco toast - $9 per person


Martini Bar
A dedicated cocktail bar with bartender serving custom made Martinis.
Options include Regular Vodka and/or Gin Martinis, Dirty Martinis, and 1x feature Martini.
Caesar Bar
A dedicated cocktail bar with bartender serving Caesars your guests can customize with an array of pickling and condiments.
Cocktail Bar
A dedicated cocktail bar with bartender serving all options provided in both our Martini and Caesar Bars with the addition of 1x Signature Cocktail developed specifically for your Wedding Day.
Punch Bar - (7L)
Alcohol Punch Station – Custom Made Cocktail - $195.00 ea
Non-Alcoholic Station – For all your guests - $75.00 ea

The Details

We appreciate the need for alternative cuisine. If a special meal is required, please let us know. A Private Dinner/Function is defined by having a group of 20 or more to order from a selected menu. Facility booking fees are for the private use of booking customers and their quests for the duration of the period booked as related to our Room or Facility Booking Rates Chart

A Valid Credit Card is required to book the group.

Deposit and Cancellation Policy:

Tentative bookings are held for a maximum of 14 days. A deposit of 25% of function estimate is required at the time of confirmed booking. Should booking be canceled outside of 5 months 100% will be returned otherwise deposit is forfeit. Cancelations must be made in writing to the Restaurant Manager at The deposit will be credited to the final statement for the event.

Guaranteed Number:

Management will require an approximate count at the time of booking and must be notified of the actual guaranteed attendees 21 days prior to the event. Billing will be for the guaranteed number or the number in attendance, whichever is greater. Payment is due the day of the event, unless other arrangements have been made with Restaurant Manager.


The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario does not permit any alcoholic beverage of any kind to be removed from the licensed establishment. Hours governing service of alcohol are specified by AGCO.

There are three options regarding bar service; Cash bar , Open bar or a combination of the two. No personal alcohol is permitted on Dover Coast property including David's Restaurant. The event convener must ensure all guests adhere to the laws that govern alcohol, its consumption and permitted areas throughout the booking.


Designated smoking areas must be followed, no smoking on licensed patios, smoking of legalized drugs are governed under provincial law similar to tobacco. Those known to have smoked legal drugs will be monitored as we do not serve to the point of intoxication.


The use of confetti or rice is not permitted on our property. A cleaning charge of $1000.00 will be levied to those parties who use confetti or rice. We are happy to assist you with recommendations for your decorative, floral, or music arrangements, however we are not responsible for the setup of any of these listed.

Use of Other Rentals not Provided by us:

A flat rate fee of $750 will be assessed to any rental for administrative, supervision and set up of rental items not provided by us. This includes any decorative items.

Catering/Delivery and Service Fees:

Any delivery of goods without service of staff will cost a flat rate of $50 if delivery is within Norfolk County. Outside of Norfolk County will be determined on distance of travel. Any Catering that requires staff to serve on premise will be charged a $50/hour service fee, travel time included.

Labour Charge:

A labour charge of $25.00 per hour will apply in addition to the Room Rental fee to any function requiring staff to simply be on hand to open and close the facility while no other goods or component is required by the booking group.

Outdoor Function Rain Policy:

If inclement weather presents itself for any Outdoor booking, a secondary facility holding fee will apply; Double Olive Lounge $1000 (50 pp or less)– Links Pavillion - $2500 (greater than 50 pp)

NOTES:  In compliance with health regulations, customers or their guests may not remove any food or beverage provided by David’s but not consumed at the Restaurant.
Dover Coast cannot be held responsible for any personal property or equipment brought into any venue owned or operated by Dover Coast

Group Reservation Policy

In an effort to ensure the quality of product and service incumbent to the expectations of our guests we have introduced a new reservation policy for “groups” of 8 or more.

Please review carefully as this policy will be part of our booking procedure for all “groups” of 8 or more.

  1. Standard group gratuity fee is 22%
  2. Reservations for 8 or more guests will require a valid credit card number and expiry date
  3. Card information will be held solely for the purposes of holding the reservation
  4. Reservations under this policy may be changed or cancelled but will require 72 hours notice
  5. Failure to change a reservation outside of 72 hours with fewer than the booked number in attendance will result in a $10 per person fee per person not in attendance
  6. Failure to attend whatsoever without notice will result in a $25 per person fee
  7. These fees will be charged to the credit card on file for that reservation

It is our obligation to inform the guest booking of this policy at time of taking card information and by providing the card information you have been familiarized with this policy.

Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to your continued support of our excellent restaurant and lounge.

Effective December 2022

David's Restaurant


168 New Lakeshore Rd
Port Dover, ON N0A 1N3

519-583-0706 ext 1

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