The Skiff is your local coffeeshop offering classic Italian coffee, lattes and cappuccinos, freshly-baked French pastries, simple breakfasts, smoothies, and more, all made with fresh, natural ingredients and care for quality and taste! The Skiff scoops delicious ice cream, including dairy-free flavours, and we make our own waffle cones every day! We are also thrilled to offer artisan popsicles popular with children and everyone young at heart!


The Skiff ‘general store’ is stocked with ‘provisions’, all kinds of classic and artisan groceries, featuring Eastern Ontario meats and cheeses, dairy, and fresh produce every weekend from the Farmers Market in July and August! We also encourage and support local artists and craftspeople and love sourcing unique items, ideal as gifts, a take home ‘memory’ of your time in the Thousand Islands, or just pretty things for your cottage or boat!


The Skiff is a two level cafe, with free WIFI, a smart TV with sports, Netflix, and movies for rainy days, daily newspapers, and the opportunity to socialize in a eclectic environment!.

May 2019 Hours and News:

The Skiff ‘casts off’ the first weekend in May, and will be full speed ahead 7 days a week starting on July 1st. The Skiff will offer freshly baked pastries, handcrafted coffees and cold drinks, as well as our wonderful ice cream! This summer, we will also carry homemade, healthy AND decadent dishes to compliment your summer suppers! Rosemary fingerling potatoes, lemon garlic green beans, black bean and corn salad, Thai chicken salad are just a few examples of this season’s exciting additions to our grab n go fridge! Come off a gorgeous day on the River and let us help make your summer suppers easy and delicious!

Our butcher freezer will again be bursting at the seams with high-quality steaks, chicken, pork chops, salmon, shrimp and all your favourites for the barbeque!

We are also excited about a collaboration with local and Eastern Ontario artisans, to offer unique, handcrafted products perfect as a memento of your visit or as a gift for someone special!