restaurants food and drink in niagara falls

Food and Drink

Restaurants and places to eat and drink when visiting Niagara Falls, NY.

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Niagara Falls and neighboring towns.  The listing below covers some of  our favorites to share with visitors.  Recommendations are organized by location. We continue to add to this list as we check out new restaurants!

V = Vegan options   G = Gluten Free options   K = Kids menu


Places to Eat Within a 10-15 minute walk from Niagara Falls.

Top of the Falls Restaurant  – You can’t eat any closer to the Falls than this without a picnic basket. American fare  sandwiches, wraps, salads and more. Featuring New York sourced foods and beverages. Dine with a view of the Falls on Goat Island. V, G

Top of the Falls Restaurant

Top of the Falls Restaurant, Goat Island

Hard Rock Café – Casual dining just walking distance to the Falls. Featuring great live music. Visit their website for a schedule of events. K

Rainforest Café – Kid-friendly restaurant featuring a wide variety of entrees, salads, and sandwiches. K

Anchor Bar Niagara Falls – Where chicken wings were born!  Also open for breakfast!

Wine on Third – Tapas, dinner and wine in an elegant and friendly atmosphere. Also offering a Sunday brunch. K

The Craft Kitchen & Bar

Savor (at the Culinary Institute) – Fine dining prepared by students and staff of the Culinary Institute of America. V, G

Red Coach Inn – Historic restaurant and Inn located minutes from the Falls.  Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Red Coach Inn Niagara Falls

Red Coach Inn and Restaurant

Restaurants at the Seneca Niagara Casino – Featuring a collection of restaurants from steakhouses and American fare to coffee shops and places to grab something sweet.

Chill 443 – Located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls inside the Wyndham Garden Hotel, featuring full-service dine-in cuisine, a casual lounge area, a coffee bar, gourmet grab-and-go food selections and a gastropub-style bar area. V, G

Chill 443

The Bar Area at Chill 443.

Power City Eatery – Sandwich and coffee shop located downtown on Third Street.  Breakfast and Lunch only. K

Third Street Retreat Eatery & Pub – Enjoy breakfast and lunch.  Games and fun for all ages.   Kid Friendly.

Mother Clucker’s – Mobile Food truck at Old Falls Street. Serving up grilled chicken dishes.

The Gallery at Hyatt Place – The Gallery offers our guests and patrons American dishes in a casual comfortable setting, appealing to the tastes of today’s modern consumers. G

Flip Burger – Burgers, Dogs and shakes.

Mario’s Pizza

Donatello’s – Dine-in or take-out spot offering pizza, wings, sandwiches & other eats, plus a weekly fish fry.

Parkway Prime Steakhouse and Lounge – Casual dining along the Niagara River featuring breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a full-service lounge.  Located in the Doubletree by Hilton. Children 5 & under eat free!

Papa John’s Pizza

Mackinali’s Cafe & Bake Shop


Dining Close the Falls.  Take your car or the Shuttle.

For more information on the shuttle visit our travel information page.

The Como Restaurant and Lounge – Small Italian eatery with bar/lounge and deli take-out. A local favorite since 1927! G, K

La Hacienda Ristorante and Pizzeria – Casual Italian restaurant featuring pizza, Italian dishes and more.

Fortuna’s Restaurant and Banquets – Traditional southern Italian fare plus steaks, veal, poultry, and fish dishes. G

Michaels – Specializing in Italian and American cuisine prepared in the Old World manner

Rock Burger USA – Easy-going eatery offering creative burgers and toppings plus plenty of TV’s to watch all the big games. K

Bella Vista Ristorante – Come by car or boat! Enjoy casual American fare while relaxing along the beautiful Niagara River. G, V

Pho Golden – Vietnamese restaurant featuring Pho as their main dish, on Pine Avenue.

Mister B’s – Famous local eatery that has been voted Best Pizza, Best Wings, Best Fish Fry, Best Ribs, Best Beef on Weck & Best Restaurant.  Dine in or take out.  Also featuring fast, hot delivery.

The Why Coffee Shop – Local favorite with reasonable prices.

Bob Evans – National favorite famous for breakfast also serving lunch and dinner.   K

Maple – Southern hospitality with a little northern flair!

GoodFellas – Featuring pizza, wings, subs and more!

Flavor of India – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Offering the most authentic Indian dishes.

Mr. Ventry’s Pizza on the Boulevard – Serving local classics along with pizza, wings, and Italian specialties.


Near The Outlet Mall And Shopping Area

La Galera Mexican Restaurant – Authentic Mexican fare. Large portions at reasonable prices. K

Griffon GastroPub – Neighborhood pub featuring unique & creative dishes and 50 beers on tap!

Buzzy’s Pizzeria – Casual dining featuring pizza, wings, subs, sandwiches, salads, and pasta.

Duff’s Famous Wings – Famous for wings but also serving a variety of sandwiches, pizzas, and more.

Fuji Grill – Offering traditional and authentic Japanese dishes including tempura, sushi, rice, and teriyaki to modern Japanese food prepared right before your eyes with the hibachi artistry of our master chefs. K

Applebees Bar & Grill – National chain featuring traditional American food and drink in a lively and casual setting. K

Olive Garden Restaurant – Casual dining restaurant chain specializing in Italian-American cuisine. K, V, G

Judi’s Bar & Grill – A local favorite with casual dining and a warm friendly atmosphere.

El Cubilete – Casual Mexican eatery serving tacos, enchiladas, seafood & margaritas

Mandalay Restaurant and Bar – Authentic Thai and Burmese offerings.

Viola’s Submarine House

1539 Military Rd.


Viola’s is a local restaurant serving the Greater Niagara Falls area for over 60 years!  Try the steak and cheese sub, a customer favorite!

Featuring delicious American subs and sandwiches.

Longhorn Steakhouse – Casual American featuring delicious steaks and tasty drinks. K

Steak Stone and Sushi – Featuring internationally and seasonally inspired small plates of authentic Asian cuisine in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. K

Taste Good Chinese Restaurant – Big portions at great prices.