Locals in Niagara Falls love to eat at hot spots ranging from trendy microbreweries to romantic date-night spots and boutique bakeries. From high-end farm-to-table creations to French cuisine and pub fare, whatever kind of food you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it in Niagara Falls.

    Local family-friendly restaurants can be found throughout the Niagara Falls region. Kids can choose their own pizza toppings at an Italian restaurant, snack on savoury crepes from a French bistro, or get a sugar rush from speciality bakeshops. Learn about some of the great dining spots where locals love to eat in Niagara Falls.


    Paris Crêpes Café

    A cosy French bistro known for brunch and a great atmosphere

    • Couples
    • Food

    Paris Crêpes Café is a Parisian-style bistro offering crepes and traditional French cuisine. Located on Queen Street, this bistro offers a warm atmosphere in a chic setting, with both indoor and patio seating available.

    On the crêperie menu, you’ll find a varied selection of sweet and savoury crepes, including organic, gluten-free buckwheat crepes. Traditional French dishes range from escargots a la bourguignonne to wild mushroom cassoulet and bœuf bourguignon. A brunch menu is available at Paris Crêpes Café on weekdays and weekends until 2 pm. Reservations are available online and by phone.

    Location: 4613 Queen St, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2L7, Canada

    Open: Monday–Wednesday from 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm, Friday from 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8.30 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm (closed on Thursdays)

    Phone: +1 289-296-4218


    Taps Brewhouse

    A hip local bar and microbrewery near Niagara Falls

    • Families
    • Food

    Taps Brewhouse is a microbrewery and restaurant just a few blocks west of Niagara Falls City Hall that creates its own small-batch craft beers using choice ingredients. This trendy spot also offers a tasty, upscale pub menu and both indoor and patio seating.

    A large drink menu offers everything from their own Taps Brews to beer cocktails and ciders, wine, spirits, coffee, and nonalcoholic options. Their food menu serves up classic pub fare, poutine, sandwiches and wraps, and desserts, along with a kids' menu. Taps Brewhouse offers a variety of vegan and gluten-free options on its menus. Reservations are accepted online and by phone.

    Location: 4680 Queen St, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2L8, Canada

    Open: Friday–Tuesday from noon to 10 pm (closed Wednesday–Thursday)

    Phone: +1 289-477-1010


    Zappi’s Pizza

    Pizza, pasta, and subs from a locally owned Italian restaurant

    • Families
    • Food

    Zappi’s Pizza is a family-owned restaurant serving up authentic Italian dishes and pizza. This family-friendly eatery is a great spot for kids in Niagara Falls, with a warm atmosphere and extensive menu that will appeal to even the pickiest of eaters.

    Hearth-baked pizzas can be cooked to your personal preference, choosing your own base, toppings, and cooking level, with some gluten-free options available. Traditional Italian pasta dishes are served with Zappi’s homemade tomato sauce and freshly baked bread. You can also choose from a variety of starters, salads, subs, and desserts, as well as a kids' menu. Vegetarian options are available.

    Location: 6663 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9, Canada

    Open: Sunday–Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm, Friday–Saturday from 11 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 905-357-7100


    The Queen Charlotte Tea Room

    A quaint British-style tea house just off the beaten track

    • Couples
    • Food
    • Unusual

    The Queen Charlotte Tea Room serves lunch, dinner, and high tea in a charming British-style tea house. This spot is a hidden gem, tucked away on a quiet street just south of Greater Niagara General Hospital.

    Their food menu includes a variety of British fare, from cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches to steak and kidney pie, bangers and mash, and fish and chips. A diverse tea selection includes over 20 different options, with teapots serving 1 to 4 people. High tea service is available with 24 hours notice and reservations, along with gluten-free high tea options. Reservations are accepted and highly encouraged for all visits.

    Location: 5689 Main St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 5Z3, Canada

    Open: Wednesday–Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm (closed Monday–Tuesday)

    Phone: +1 905-371-1350


    Johnny Rocco’s Italian Grill

    Family-friendly Italian food served up with live music

    • Couples
    • Families
    • Food

    Johnny Rocco’s Italian Grill offers a varied menu of authentic Italian classics and modern specialities in the Lundy’s Lane area of Niagara Falls. This family-friendly restaurant offers both indoor and patio seating.

    Menu options range from brick-oven pizzas to hearty pasta dishes and classic Italian entrees, as well as a kids’ menu and a family menu. Johnny Rocco’s hosts a variety of special events, from Tapas Thursdays to special holiday menus and frequent live music performances from local artists. A full bar is also available, as are menu options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals.

    Location: 6889 Lundy's Ln, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1V7, Canada

    Open: Sunday–Wednesday from 11 am to 11 pm, Thursday–Saturday from 11 am to midnight

    Phone: +1 905-358-0004



    Upscale dining and a craft winery in a romantic atmosphere

    • Couples
    • Food

    Weinkeller is a locally owned restaurant and craft winery a block east of Clifton Hill that offers a chic interior and upscale dining using fresh, local ingredients. Both indoor and patio seating options are available.

    Menu selections are prepared fresh daily from local and seasonal ingredients. Their unique menu style allows you to choose from a selection of entree and protein options, like salmon, chicken, or pork, then select from a range of cooking styles, from cedar-planked to pan-roasted and grilled. A diverse craft wine menu is offered, and vegan and vegetarian menu options are also available.

    Location: 5633 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3L5, Canada

    Open: Sunday–Thursday from 5 pm to 9 pm, Friday–Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 289-296-8000



    A small local chain with all-you-can-eat sushi

    • Families
    • Food

    Wind is a Japanese and Thai restaurant in Niagara Falls near the Canada One Outlets mall that offers family-style dining and all-you-can-eat options in a warm environment.

    Lunch and dinner menus at this small local chain of restaurants are served in an all-you-can-eat style, with a flat price across their huge menu of starters, entrees, and desserts. You can choose from options like sushi and sashimi, as well as Japanese and Thai dishes ranging from dim sum and udon to rice dishes and teriyaki. Vegetarian options are available on the menu at Wind.

    Location: 7241 Lundy's Ln, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1W3, Canada

    Open: Daily from 11.30 am to 9.30 pm

    Phone: +1 905-371-3888


    Red Ganache

    Local bakeshop serving up social media-worthy sweets

    • Couples
    • Families
    • Food

    Red Ganache is a locally owned boutique bakeshop in Niagara Falls with a tonne of charm and personality. This hidden gem is tucked down a quiet street just a short distance north of the Fallsview Tourist Area and serves sweets that look almost too picture-perfect to eat.

    Red Ganache’s chefs serve up a sweet menu of cakes, pastries, and chocolates, as well as breakfast options and a few savoury selections. They also offer speciality gift baskets, gift items, and winery picnics, as well as customised cakes and custom pastries.

    Location: 5592 Robinson St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 2A8, Canada

    Open: Wednesday–Monday from 10 am to 5 pm (closed on Tuesdays)

    Phone: +1 437-248-1478


    AG Inspired Cuisine

    True farm-to-table dining in Niagara Falls

    • Couples
    • Food
    • Luxury

    AG Inspired Cuisine is an upscale farm-to-table restaurant in Niagara Falls with a chic ambiance perfect for a date night or night out. Located in the Sterling Inn & Spa, the restaurant is just a short distance west of the Niagara Skywheel.

    Offering a true farm-to-fork experience, AG Inspired Cuisine grows and harvests its own farm-fresh ingredients, serving them that same evening to diners in their restaurant. Diners pay a flat rate for 3 courses from a high-end seasonal menu, each paired with a wine, cocktail, martini, or dessert drink. Reservations are available by phone and online and are highly recommended.

    Location: 5195 Magdalen St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3S4, Canada

    Open: Tuesday–Sunday from 5 pm to 8 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +1 289-292-0005



    A cosy bakeshop serving artisanal pastries and light bites

    • Families
    • Food

    BeaverTails is a speciality bakeshop in Niagara Falls serving artisanal Canadian pastries and snacks. This family-friendly spot is adjacent to Ripley’s Moving Theatre in Clifton Hill.

    The shop’s speciality BeaverTails are a hand-stretched whole wheat pastry, baked and served piping hot with a variety of toppings. BeaverTails toppings range from a classic sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar to chocolate hazelnut spread and banana slices, and strawberry cheesecake toppings. A snack menu includes poutine, fries, and hot dogs, as well as ice cream treats and a variety of drinks.

    Location: 4967 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N5, Canada

    Open: Monday–Thursday from noon to 8 pm, Friday from noon to midnight, Saturday from 11 am to midnight, Sunday from 11 am to 11 pm

    Phone: +1 289-296-4494


    Start planning your trip

    Back to top