Function Menu

At David’s Restaurant we pride ourselves on 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 Wedding 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


Outdoor packages include

  • Full package and customized planning
  • Complimentary 25% Off Services for Wedding 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


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 100 white padded chairs and signing table
$7 for each additional person over 100

Add Lakeside Private Patio and Dock for after ceremony social $1500 plus beverage and food items

 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
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

$20 per person

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

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

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 and herbed frites

Noodle-less Lasagna - rich, creamy and oven baked

  • Substitute frites with Mixed Greens Salad OR Soup - $4
  • Substitute frites with Caesar Salad - $6

Add Dessert

Seasonal Fuit Cheesecake Tart $6

Dinner - Indoor at David's

*Preorder for Vegan Lasagna Required

Option 1 - $75 per person

Soup of the Day
Mixed Greens Salad

Braised Beef Short Rib - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Oven Roasted Chicken (Stewed Tomato, fennel, leek and Romano beans) - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Noodle-less Lasagna (vegetarian or vegan)

Seasonal Fruit Cheesecake Tart

Option 2 - $90 per person

Soup of the Day
Mixed Greens Salad
Seasonal Crostini (2 pcs)

Braised Beef Short Rib - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Oven Roasted Chicken (Stewed Tomato, fennel, leek and Romano beans) - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Pan Seared Pickerel (w/ preserved lemon parsley aioli) - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Noodle-less Lasagna (vegetarian or vegan)

Dessert Duo
Seasonal Fruit Cheesecake Tart & Sticky Toffee Pudding

Option 3 - $135 per person

Seasonal Crostini (2 pcs)
Beet Salad
Caesar Salad

Surf n Turf (N.Y. Striploin steak and lobster tail, with house jus) - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Braised Lamb Shank - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Salmon Wellington - served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetable
Noodle-less Lasagna (vegetarian or vegan)

Dessert Trio
Seasonal Fruit Cheesecake Tart & Sticky Toffee Pudding & Chocolate Truffle

Lunch - Outdoor at Nonni's

$19 per person

Margherita Pizza - marinara sauce, bocconcini, fresh basil

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

Grilled Veggie Sandwich & Frites - portobello mushroom, eggplant, roasted red pepper, arugula, herb oil

Rigatoni and Meatballs - House made with parmesan ribbons

Substitute frites with Caesar Salad - $6

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)

Personal Cake/Wedding Cake – Cutting and Service Fee $5 per person

(Nonni’s Fresca Cucina service is Family Style)


Caesar Salad

Tomato, Arugula, Bocconcini Plate

Mixed Greens Salad


Corn Flour Dusted Chicken Thighs with Hot Honey - Roasted Potato and Seasonal Vegetable

Noodle-less Lasagna - Pre order for Vegan

Beef Tenderloin Tip Mushroom Cream Risotto - seasonal vegetables

Fried Lake Erie Pickerel - Seasonal Veg and Frites


Zeppole Tower w/ berry compote, cinammon sugar & honey OR Chocolate Truffle (2)

Receptions/Platters & Canapes

Set as stations or add Butlering fee $1.00 per person

Item Qty Price
Coffee (Silex Pot) 8-10 $18
Coffee (Percolator) 50 $50
Selection of Assorted Teas 10 pp $14
Fruit Punch Bowl 10L $50
Pitcher of Assorted Juices 40 oz $20
Assorted Bottles Pop, Juices, Water Ea $3
Cheese & Cracker (20 oz cheese) 10 pp $80
Charcuterie Board (select cheeses, cured meats, pickling) 10 pp $185
Garden Vegetable Platter 10 pp $65
Seasonal Fruit Platter 10 pp $65
Assorted Tea Sandwich Platter 10 pp $85
Traditional Shrimp Cocktail Ea 3.50
Lake Erie Pickerel Bites Ea 3.50
Tomato Bruschetta with Cheese Ea 3.00
Smoked Salmon Canapes Ea 4.00
Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Ea 4.00
Mini Beef Wellingtons Ea 3.50
Mini Salmon Wellingtons Ea 4.00
Watermelon Feta & Balsamic Spoon Ea 3.00
Vegetarian Spring Roll Ea 4.00
Naan Bread Crisps, Hummus & Tapenade Ea 3.50
Beef Skewer w/ bbq sauce Ea 4.00
Mediterranean Antipasto Skewer Ea 3.50
Seasonal fruit Cheesecake Tartlets Ea 4.00
Sticky Toffee Pudding & Caramel Ea 4.00
House Chocolate Truffles Ea 4.00
Party Trays
10 lbs Dusted Chicken Wings w/ veg & dip (10pp +) Ea 150
Oven baked Cous Cous Mac n Cheese (10 pp +) Ea 135
10 lbs Beef Skewers (40 pcs) Ea 175
20 Chicken Quesadillas w/ dips (20 pp +) Ea 160


From Start to Finish

Antipasto Station
prosciutto / capicola / soppressata, bocconcini cheese and seasonal local fruit, poached and chilled citrus seafood platter, balsamic grilled vegetable platter, olives, parmesan cheese, roasted peppers, pepperoncini, 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 Smash Burger Station
Shaved Lettuce, pickled onions, onions, mayo, ketchup, relish, mustard, pickles
Minimum order - 50 pp
$9/per person

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 - $8.5 / 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 - $8.5 each
Budweiser, Bud Light, Alexander Keiths, Mill St. Organic, Michelob Ultra
International Beer - $9.5 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. The 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 the 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. The 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 the service of staff will cost a flat rate of $75 if delivery is within Norfolk County. Outside of Norfolk County will be determined on distance of travel. Any Catering that requires staff to serve off premise will be charged a $50/hour service fee, travel time included.

Labour Charge:

A labour charge of $50.00 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 Pavilion - $2500 (greater than 50 pp) – Location finalized 48 hours in advance.

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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