The Wayside Motel, Manitoulin
Manitoulin Island



Dining Options


Our small convenience corner offers snacks, drinks, dry and/or frozen ready to eat packaged food and basic toiletries (in case you forgot something) available only to our guests. You will not go to bed hungry if you happen to arrive in Manitowaning after 6:00 PM and find all of the stores closed.  Please note that most stores and services in Manitowaning (and in many locations on the Island), including gas stations, close at 6:00 PM.

Area dining establishments located within 30 min drive include:

Two dineries in Manitowaning:

  • Loco Beanz Coffey Shop offers breakfast, lunch and supper including sandwiches, BBQ burgers, fries, Poutine and pizza. Open from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM Monday to Thursday, 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM on Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday and closed on Sunday.

  • Rainbow Ridge Bar & Grill at the local golf course serving food from Wednesday to Sunday until 7:00 PM.

Within 15 - 20 min drive:

Within 30 min drive:

  • Restaurants in South Baymouth (seasonal only) and Little Current (all year).

The Convenience Corner at the Wayside’s Reception offers:

  • bottled water, juices and pop drinks

  • energy bars

  • dry processed food (soups)

  • ice

  • frozen food dinner (to microwave)

  • milk or cream for your coffee or tea