Hours: Updated Hours
50’s Diner: Tuesday-Sunday (closed Monday): 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cruise-In nights (Thursdays): 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cash bar open till 8:00 pm
Museum & Village: Tuesday-Sunday (closed Monday): 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Spend a day, experience a century! Discover a century of vintage automobiles in our "state of the art" transportation museum and then stroll through our Historic 1800's Village, drop in at the Windsor Wood Carving Museum located in the basement of our 1885 United Church or take a tour of our Emergency Medical Services Museum. So much to see! So much to do!"
Henry Ford would have felt right at home her at the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village. In fact, in addition to the numerous Model Fords currently on display in our Transportation Museum, we have a beautiful pump organ on display in our 1889 Miner Homestead, which was a gift from Thomas Edison and Henry Ford to Jack and Leona Miner. Henry Ford is said to have spent many Sunday breakfasts at the Miner Homestead.
We serve many Sunday breakfasts in our 50's diner and have unique items for sale in our gift shop. Whether you plan to make a day of it, or you are just passing through, the Canadian Transportation Museum is one of those hidden treasures you just can't afford to miss out on! The museum houses original and fully restored hallmark vehicles from the 19th and 20th century, from horse drawn wagons to a Dodge Viper; many vehicles that were made right here in South-western Ontario. Guided tours are available during regular hours.
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Our famous pizzas are made with the finest Italian style dough, made fresh right here in our kitchen. Each pizza is topped with our uniquely blended tomato sauce, the finest mozzarella cheese and your choice of market fresh toppings. Your pizza will then be baked to perfection in our store ovens that have been cooking great tasting pizzas for over 50 years. ENJOY!!
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Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Restaurant: Daily 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Colasanti’s is a tropical wonderland destination for the whole family, situated under 3.5 acres of greenhouses. This family owned and operated establishment is open 363 days a year, offering a wide variety of activities, products and services:
Looking for something exotic and unique? Stroll through Colasanti's Retail Plant Areas. Colasanti's offers both home grown and exotic house plants and tropical plants. We carry more variety of plants than ever before: tropical plants, bonsai, orchids, cacti, succulents, herbs, seasonal plants and more…
Colasanti’s Licensed Restaurant serves freshly cooked meals daily, specializing in Broasted Chicken, pizza, pure apple cider and hot homemade donuts. The ‘Candy Shoppe' store is full of treats such as homemade butter fudge, fresh frozen yogurt, jelly bellies, Kettle Corn and specialty foods.
Colasanti's banquet hall is popular for banquets, weddings, religious events, anniversaries, birthday parties and more. Accommodates up to 400 people and fully licenced under the L.C.B.O. Their 3 Private Rooms provide customers with the privacy, air conditioning and seating for up to 75 people.
Weekly Buffets and Brunches Available: Tues/Thurs Soup & Salad Bar, Wed/Fri Lunch Buffet, Sunday Brunch.
Home Decor & Collectables
Colasanti's Home Decor and Collectables Shoppe is the place to find those unique home decorating ideas and pieces. Carrying everything from seasonal garden decor, artificial plants, metal wall art, vases, mirrors, garden decor and more.
Certified Department 56, Bradford Exchange and Elf On The Shelf Dealer.
Come and see our 10ft Alligator, Ring Tailed Lemurs, Coatimundi, Rabbits, Pygmy Goats, Fallow Deer, Llamas, Snakes, Reptiles and more.
Public Animal Encounter Shows Are Offered On Weekends: Sat. & Sun. 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm. Private Animal Shows Can Be Arranged.
18 Hole Indoor Miniature Golf Course
Play indoor miniature golf year round in our beautiful botanical setting. Complete with koi fish, turtles, water fountains and more. This is a challenge for even experienced putters.
Indoor Rides: Kiddie Rides, Bumper Cars, Inflatables, Miner Mike Coaster Ride, Mini Himalaya and NEW FOR 2015! Tea Cup Ride
Take a spin on our 'Caterpillar Train' or fly high on our 'Busy Bee Ride'. Colasanti's Spin Zone Bumper Cars are great for both kids and adults. With eight operational cars this is a perfect fun and exciting family and group activity. Interactive Diego & Dora and Rescue Squad inflatables are always a favourite.
Looking for speed? Take a ride on our Miner Mike Coaster Ride and Mini Himalaya. These rides go faster than they appear. New For 2015! Tea Cup Ride.
*** Height & Weight Restrictions Apply To All Rides.
Colasanti's arcade has expanded to over 40 arcade games. An assortment of games are fun for mom, dad, kids, grandma and grandpa. Guitar Hero, Air Hockey, Ski Ball machines, Basketball Hoops and more.
Seasonal Events – Visit Our Website For More Information www.colasanti.com
February Winter Art & Craft Show- Featuring Local Homemade Products
Family Day Weekend & Monday- Special Deals, Buffet & Extended Hours
March Break Madness- Special Deals, Buffets, Entertainment & Extended Hours
Easter Egg-stravaganza: Easter Fri & Sat Scavenger Hunt, Special Buffets & Sunday Brunch, Great Deals, Easter Lily Promotion & Extended Hours.
Spring Princess Day- Singing, Story Time & Princess Snack & Juice Party.
Orchid Day- Free Basic Orchid Care Seminar, Orchid Promotions
Mother’s Day Brunch: Special Sunday Brunch- Gifts For Mom
Spring Hanging Basket Promotion
May Spring Social: Wine Tasting With Wednesday Evening Buffet, Save The Tax Days, Free Plant Seminar & Planter Workshop
Victoria Monday- Special Lunch Buffet and deals
Father’s Day Brunch: Special Sunday Pig Roast Brunch- Gifts For Dad
July & August: Fun Passes Available Daily
Labour Day Weekend Dog Show
September Ruthven Apple Festival: Fun, Food, Crafts, Entertainment, Car Show
Thanksgiving Sunday: Special Brunch
Thanksgiving Monday: Special Lunch Buffet, Deals & Extended Hours
Haunted Greenhouse & Horror Hedgemaze: Evening Event, Offering An Indoor & Outdoor Haunted Walk Through.
October Trick Or Treat Night: Trick Or Treating In Colasanti’s
November Orchid Show: Hosted By Essex County Orchid Society. Displays, Vendors, Artwork, Free Lectures & Demo’s.
November Christmas Open House: One Day Only: Save The Tax Day, Free Wine Tasting With Evening Buffet Purchase.
November Customer Appreciation Weekend: Save The Tax Days
Christmas At Colasanti’s With Santa: All Children Who Meet Santa Will Receive A Free Gift.
Christmas Break At Colasanti’s: Fun Passes Available Daily
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To learn more about Colasanti's Tropical Gardens, check out this video!
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: 11:00 am – 1:00 am
The best pizza in town, delivered by the best delivery experts!
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Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sunday: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Good for Groups
Good for Kids
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
We offer sit-down dining or take out, not counter service. Our breakfast consists of your choice of breakfast wraps or your traditional breakfast. Our lunch menu consists of a variety of wraps, fingers foods and of course freshly made nachos. We now offer a dinner menu.
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Beautiful accommodations and restaurant in a century home.