Bay of Quinte Best of the Bay 2023 winners in Downtown Trenton!

The Bay of Quinte community has spoken about their favourite local businesses! If you’re new to Trenton, just visiting, or want to get reacquainted with what’s in your own backyard, these are the Bay of Quinte Best of the Bay 2023 winners in downtown Trenton!


Best Coffee Shop – The Grind & Vine

The Grind & Vine is a well-loved staple stop for many in the Trenton community. Owner Taylor Russett opened the doors to this stunning coffee house & wine bar in 2020, and the staff, combined with the quality of food and drink, has had people coming back for more!

Whether you’re having a business meeting or just need a quiet spot to study, The Grind & Vine comes highly recommended. It’s a great way to start or end your day!


Best Restaurant Period – Tomasso’s Italian Grille

Tomasso’s Italian Grille is yet another beloved restaurant here in Trenton for over 25 years. The Kotsovos Family makes traditional Italian food from their own family recipes, preparing everything on site and using local ingredients whenever possible. The business has seen significant growth and support from the community every step of the way.

Enjoy lunch with a view on their stunning patio, host a business get-together in the beautiful Fratelli Room, or drop by their recently renovated Take-Out area to enjoy a deliciously cooked meal from the comfort of your own home


Best Jewelry Store – H.D. Rolfe the Jeweller

H.D. Rolfe has been a Trenton fixture for many decades. Owner Wendy Ouellette took over the business 47 years ago and has been committed to maintaining the quality and customer service that the business has always been known for. H.D. Rolfe offers a wide variety of services such as: gem setting, appraisals, jewellery repairs, and much more. 

They listen carefully to your needs and strive to provide you with the most stunning pieces you’ll find in the Bay of Quinte. 


Best Women’s Clothing – Vivacious

Owner Angela Wildish has been a champion for the Downtown business community for 9 years, ever since she opened Vivacious Clothing. Vivacious is a women’s clothing store catering to women, from sizes extra small to 3X. They are proud to have the largest plus size collection in the region, featuring many Canadian brands. 

Their goal is to help women look and feel their best, and contribute to their self-confidence! They provide expert knowledge on fitting, the latest fashions, and make you feel welcome in their beautiful boutique.


Best Nail Salon – The Spa @ Vivacious

Shannon Wildish is proving that the entrepreneurial spirit runs deep as she follows in the footsteps of her mother, Angela (owner of Vivacious). The Spa @ Vivacious is a beautiful spa nestled inside Vivacious Clothing in Downtown Trenton. They offer many services such as manicures, pedicures, waxing, massage, facials, and lash lifts/extensions.

With their attention to detail, professionalism and cozy atmosphere, it makes for a calming and relaxing destination for some me-time!

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