Looking for things to do in Niagara Falls? Niagara Falls is a foodie heaven, with gorgeous restaurants overlooking the world wonder. Many serve up locally grown produce and beers and wines created right in the region.
Use this guide for Niagara Falls restaurants when you’re craving a bite. Get fuelled up before a nature-packed day, or plan your vacation around all the delicious options the best restaurants in Niagara Falls have to offer.
1. Milestones on the Falls
6755 Fallsview Blvd., 905-358-4720
Milestones on the Falls gives diners a stunning view of Niagara Falls, right from their tables. The restaurant faces the brink of Horseshoe Falls, so you get dinner and a show every time you dine here.
The eclectic menu features a special selection of steaks and prime rib, along with American and Canadian favourites like Louisiana-style shrimp and a variety of burgers. There are also Asian bites like ginger glazed salmon and a Thai red curry bowl.
Special nights include Wednesday Date Night, a three-course meal for two for $50, and a 4 for $44 menu on Monday’s, which includes four appetizers and four Bellini’s.
2. Prime Steakhouse
5685 Falls Avenue, 866-374-4408
Prime Steakhouse is another Niagara Falls restaurant featuring breathtaking views of Niagara Falls at every seat, with floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the falls. The restaurant’s menu focuses on steak and chops, but there are also plenty of vegetarian-friendly dishes like heirloom beet carpaccio and mushroom ravioli.
You can try out a three-course prix fixe menu every Sunday through Thursday. Executive chef John Casciato was born in the Niagara region, so you can trust that you’ll be dining on the best Niagara ingredients cooked with homegrown love.
3. Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant
5875 Falls Avenue, 866-374-4408
Try some of the best Italian food Niagara Falls restaurants have to offer at Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant. Chef Massimo Capra honed his cooking skills throughout Italy, where he was born and grew up on a dairy farm. He has been serving up classic Italian dishes in Canada since the early 1980s and has become a celebrity chef throughout the country.
Watch the rushing waters of Niagara Falls as you dine at Massimo’s. The restaurant has a three-course date night special every Thursday and pairs Italian favourites like pasta and seafood with Niagara region wines. You can also try the three-course prix fixe with a pasta or main course option.
4. Morton’s Grille
6740 Fallsview Blvd., 905-358-4045
If you love steak, Niagara Falls restaurants have lots of options. Morton’s Grille is an internationally renowned steakhouse whose Niagara Falls location features Canadian AAA Reserve Beef and Canadian Certified Angus Beef.
Each table has a Niagara Falls view, and the restaurant is known for its superb service. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail, like the Secret Garden made with Prairie Organic Cucumber Vodka, St.-Germain Elderflower, agave nectar and fresh cucumber. Or try a Niagara Falls icewine here. The sweet dessert wine is made from Niagara Falls grapes that are plucked while frozen on the vine.
5. Sandstone Grillhouse
5467 Victoria Avenue, 905-354-7225
The Sandstone Grillhouse caters to both steak lovers and those who can’t get enough of Italian food. Portions are plentiful, and the restaurant has a welcoming and comfortable fine dining atmosphere with linen-covered tables. The friendly environment is all because of the service, since every guest at Sandstone Grillhouse is treated as if they’re family. Diners feel taken care of but never rushed or hovered over. It’s a place where tourists can feel like locals.
Check out a three-course meal offering at $20 per person, or peruse the extensive menu featuring Italian classics like chicken parmesan and housemade spinah gnocchi. Comfort classics include lamb shank and fish and chips, and the seafood selection features twin lobster tails and seafood fettuccine.
5633 Victoria Avenue, 289-296-8000
Sample Niagara Falls wine created right at the restaurant when you visit Weinkeller. Weinkeller is all about loving everything local here. From the farm-to-table food, to six unique wines made on site, Weinkeller is a spot loved by locals and visitors looking for things to do in Niagara Falls.
Weinkeller has an intimate, cozy and romantic atmosphere, complete with a fireplace indoors and a hidden garden patio outside. Try one of the three-course or five-course prix fixe meals, or work your way through a menu featuring entrees like salmon, pork loin, steak, chicken and pastas.
Don’t be surprised to get a visit from the owner or chef at your table. That’s the kind of welcoming atmosphere Weinkeller is known for.
7. Syndicate Restaurant and Brewery
6863 Lundy’s Lane, 289-477-1022
Syndicate Restaurant and Brewery has a Prohibition speakeasy vibe from the moment you walk to the restaurant. The intimate establishment is hidden behind a bookshelf, after all. Inside, there’s a staircase leading up to a bar and more tables above the main dining room.
The place calls itself “simplified gourmet,” and you can see why – a no-frills atmosphere serving up local, farm-fresh ingredients. Take a gander at the pre fixe menu, starting at $24 and featuring dishes like stuffed mushrooms, braised beef and salmon filet.
Food can be paired with Niagara Falls beers and wines, including beers brewed on site in the attached brewery. You can even take some beer back with you in kegs, growlers or bottles.
8. Napoli Ristorante Pizzeria
5485 Ferry Street, 905-356-3345
There’s not much that can beat the comfort of homemade pizzas served in a family owned-and-operated spot. Napoli Ristorante Pizzeria has been serving guests in Niagara Falls since 1962, making food inspired by family recipes steeped in decades of tradition. The cozy dining room features photographs and artwork of Italian landmarks, and the food is just as stunning.
“Here you eat like you’re at home,” is Napoli Ristorante Pizzeria’s mantra. Indeed, the servings are big, and dishes are great for sharing. Choose from nearly a dozen types of pizza pies (including gluten-free crust options), or dine on classic Italian pasta, risotto and carne dishes. Servers treat guests with the same care as loved ones. If you’re in the mood to linger, sip on handcrafted cocktails or on an Italian or Niagara wine.
9. AG Inspired Cuisine
5195 Magdalen Avenue, 289-292-0005
You’re truly eating local when you visit AG Inspired Cuisine. The restaurant sources ingredients from its AG Farm, which produces mouth-watering veggies and legumes like tomatoes, beans, broccoli and cabbage. The fine dining restaurant is relaxed and romantic in a basement seating atmosphere. It’s a great place to try a bottle (or two) of Niagara Falls wine with your meal.
Try locally-inspired dishes like Ontario charcuterie, Lake Huron whitefish and AG farm winter squash risotto. The space frequently features live music performances that complement the dining experience.
10. The Blind Pig
6689 Lundy’s Lane, 905-358-9744
If you consider yourself a hipster foodie, The Blind Pig is for you. This gastropub has a laidback speakeasy vibe but is totally serious about its beer selection and food. Sidle up to the bar for a locally brewed draft beer and lively conversation, or settle into an intimate booth for some tasty grub.
Specials include Mussels Mondays at $8 per pound and Wednesday Date Night, where $45 scores a twosome two entrees and a bottle of wine. The spot has a gluten-sensitive menu, while regular food items include sandwiches and paninis, small plates like buffalo cauliflower and Korean fried chicken, pizzas and large plates like pork belly and short ribs. Pair your meal with some music, since the spot frequently features live performers, too.
Plan a Niagara Falls Restaurants Foodie Trip
If you’re visiting Niagara Falls and want every meal to be one to remember, the Marriott on the Falls hotel is the perfect place to stay. We have four amazing Niagara Falls dining options on site, including the Milestones on the Falls restaurant and Morton’s Grille. Book your Niagara Falls foodie vacation now.