Whether you live in Toronto or visiting the city, taking a trip to the exciting Niagara Falls is a popular option for an outing. A good time is always had thanks to all the wonderful sights, sounds and most certainly the tastes Niagara has to offer.
Niagara Falls is well known for its great variety of restaurants. Fine dining, casual dining, cafes, buffets, steakhouses, seafood restaurants and Pizzerias; there are over 70 places to choose from to satisfy your appetite.
The Niagara Region has a long history as a stable agricultural community; having some of the best soils for fruits and vegetables, and of course the growing of grapes. Niagara produces some of the world's finest wines.
Due to the close proximity of the farming community, it is easy for Niagara Falls restaurants to take full advantage of fresh food. Patrons can enjoy fruits, vegetables and herbs that are picked just hours before they are served.
Wine and Dine
Not only do restaurant owners in Niagara have their pick of the best wines from the local wineries, they tend to have a lot of knowledge when it comes to matching wine with food. They believe that for every dish there is a wine that can match perfectly.
Although Niagara Falls restaurants do carry Ontario wines
, they also have a good selection of wines from around the globe to help compliment your meal.
A Room with a View
While Niagara has roadhouses, steakhouses and fast-food outlets like most large cities, they also have some unique dining experiences; meals that you will never forget. This is not just because of the menu, but because of the spectacular view.
The Skylon Tower is perhaps the most famous restaurant in the Niagara area that overlooks the falls. The dining area revolves as you enjoy a delectable meal and the breathtaking view. The Edgewater Tap and Grill, and the Terrapin Grill are also known for their enticing view of the falls.
Niagara Falls is one of Canada's romantic destinations. Many people marry and/or honeymoon here. It only makes sense that there are some very romantic restaurants here.
You never know when you might see someone celebrating an anniversary or popping the big question at one of the restaurants listed below:
- Red Chateau
Clifton Hill is a vibrant entertainment and amusement area in Niagara Falls. Museums, galleries and kids activities line the colourful streets here.
It is easy to work up a big appetite in Clifton Hill, but that's not a problem because there are a number of restaurants here. You will be able to find a place to suit any age or taste.
Hotels in Niagara Falls cater to visitors from around the world, including V.I.P's so attention is paid to every detail and that means food too.
Some of the best restaurants in Niagara Falls are located in hotels so you might want to consider eating just steps away from your room if you are staying in town for the night.
If you are searching for a unique dining experience, Niagara Falls can accommodate you. For example, Carpaccio on Lundy's Lane is a 7, 500 square foot Italian restaurant named after Renaissance painter, Vittore Carpaccio.
Aside from the extensive menu, the service and atmosphere here are said to be "top notch". Then there is Copacabana on Fallsview Boulevard. If you have never had a Brazilian steak perhaps you'll want to give it a try.
There is also a restaurant in Niagara Falls that combines the best of Italian and Mexican cooking to create a special combination of flavors.
Some visitors to Niagara Falls like to venture out to the countryside for meals, where there are also plenty of options to choose from. For instance, a number of wineries in Niagara-on-the-lake offer full menus along with their great wines. For more information you can visit www.niagaraonthelake.com
Food, wine and ambiance are all important aspects of the restaurant experience in Niagara Falls. Since the area sees thousands of tourists daily, a lot of effort is put into creating a jovial atmosphere.
You will discover that music is often part of the dining experience in Niagara Falls. The idea is to be relaxed so that you can enjoy all that the restaurant has to offer.
If you would like to plan ahead; choose a restaurant before you get into the city of Niagara Falls, try visiting the municipal website for assistance. The site is www.niagarafalls.ca
When it comes to Niagara Falls and food you won't be disappointed. Your biggest challenge will be narrowing down all the wonderful choices you have. Take a look around Toronto restaurants
for more great meal ideas!