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“Kind of run down - needs updating badly”

Colasanti's Tropical Gardens
Ranked #1 of 3 Fun & Games in Kingsville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Open 363 Days A Year! Colasanti's is an outing for the whole family. Free Parking. No Entrance Fee! Activities include: restaurant, 18 hole indoor mini golf, indoor rides and arcade room, petting farm, home décor, wholesale & retail plants. *** Activities are fee based, pay for what you would like to participate in. Fun Passes available on weekends, July & August and selected holidays. Fun Passes allow for unlimited rides, mini golf, and petting farm admission. *** Indoor rides include: kiddie rides, inflatables, bumper cars, miner mike coaster ride, tea cup ride, mini Himalaya, kids kingdom indoor toddler playground. *** Come and see our 10ft alligator, spur thighed tortoise, cockatoos, macaws, pot bellied pit, Burmese python, geckos, hedge hogs, chinchillas, coatimundi, ring tailed lemurs, Patagonian cavy's, lamas, pygmy goats, emus and more... *** Zoo shows on weekends: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm. Zoo shows are included in your zoo admission fee and Fun Passes. Private shows can be booked. *** Colasanti's restaurant is famous for our Broasted Chicken, Cinnamon & Sugar Donuts, Peach Drink, Homemade Pasta Sauce, Salad Dressing, Pizza, Fresh Butterfudge and more... Regular menu available daily from 8am-6pm. *** Weekly Buffets and Brunch: Tues & Thurs soup and salad bar, Wed & Fri lunch buffet, Sunday brunch, Wednesday night pasta & chicken dinner buffet- *** Colasanti's hosts many holiday and seasonal events: Family Day Weekend, Winter Art & Craft Show, March Break Madness, Easter Egg-stravaganza, Special Mother's Day Brunch, Special Father's Day Pig Roast & Brunch, Ruthven Apple Festival, Haunted Greenhouse & Horror Hedgemaze, Trick or Treat Nights, November Orchid Show, Christmas Open House & Wine Tasting, Santa at Colasanti's & more..... *** Looking for something unique? Visit Colasanti's Home Décor & Collectables Shoppe and stroll through our retail plant greenhouse. Colasanti's grows most of our tropicals and many cacti varieties. We are proud to carry orchids, bonsai, seasonal plants, tropicals, cacti and more... *** Book your group outing and field trip today. Discounted rates available for groups of 15 or more people.
Tecumseh, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Kind of run down - needs updating badly”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Colasanti's is an icon of Essex County for families. Young kids love it but it really has not changed at all over the years. As such, it is kind of run down and is not really a place you want to visit more than once or twice.

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Windsor, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Not Bad Buffet”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Food is good, nice to go to on a Sunday. There brosted chicken is the best on bufett. Wouldn't go if buffet wasn't on. Reg menu is chicken or burgers. Buffett offers breakfast and lunch items.

Visited March 2012
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Chatham, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Has a petting zoo, greenhouses full of flowers and plants. Has a restaurant with great Broasted chicken.”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Great day outing for young children. Has a gift shop indoors. You could see it all in less than 3 hrs.

Visited September 2011
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Windsor
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“It is a good place to visit with children”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

Nice place to visit for a family with young children. The broasted chicken is good. And is you are looking for some household plants, This is a great place to go.

Visited September 2011
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Ontario, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“its ok but not that special”
Reviewed August 3, 2012

l bought there indoors plant. its crowded at weekends with kids who can play there.l never seen any one using that minigolf area.

Visited June 2012
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