Succulent Dishes Await You

Niagara Falls not only has the one of the most beautiful natural sights in the world (aka the huge waterfall that everyone flocks to during all days of the year), but also has some of the best restaurants The Niagara Region has to offer. With everything from a simply delicious wood-oven pizza to a succulent steak dinner, whichever of the best restaurants in Niagara Falls you choose you will be ever so pleased of the outcomes. The perfect thing about Niagara Falls restaurants is that they keep a tourist budget mostly in mind. If you are on a tight budget while vacationing here my suggestion would be to venture out of the main tourist area to score some cheaper meals, or to go to one of the many chain restaurants located in the heart of Niagara Falls as they have the best dishes for less! But if you are here to spend a little bit of your budget on dining, then look no further than a few perfectly positioned restaurants located in the heart of Niagara Falls. With a plethora of restaurants we tried to key in on not only the best but the most popular restaurants that Niagara Falls has to offer up its tourists. Everything from Boston Pizza's list of pizzas to Hard Rock Cafe's uniquely crafted meals, there surely is a place for many if you are looking to get a few friends together to watch a game or venture off to a more upbeat spot to have a drink or two. No matter the occasion, Niagara Falls is here to cater to your every need, restaurant style.

10 Boston Pizza
This pizza joint is the perfect spot to play a video game or two, watch the NFL or just enjoy some quality time with a bunch of friends. Located right on Clifton Hill you can indulge in the most uniquely crafted pizzas, a plethora of unique drinks or for those looking for a dose of something besides pizza try the thai chicken or plethora of salads and sandwiches awaiting you. At Boston Pizza you truly are mixing food with fun, and after that delicious meal venture out to see the beauty of Niagara Falls at night. (905-358-2750)

9 Planet Hollywood
Planet Hollywood is the perfect spot for anyone and everyone who is in love with movies. With its insanely impressive collection of memorabilia, tourists flock to this restaurant to take in the beauty of the film world. Enjoy good old fashion food with a twist, everything from buffalo chicken wings to flat bread sandwiches. With a California inspired menu, you will certainly feel like you are living in Hollywood while dining here. (905-374-8332)

8 Dave & Buster's
Dave & Buster's is not just a laid back restaurant, it is so much more then that! As it stands 40,000 square feet and 3 storey's high, there surely is a whole lot of fun to be had within these walls, and of course a delicious meal is just seconds away. With signature menu items such a Buster's Cheeseburger or Black Jack's BBQ Chicken, the variety of dishes here is perfect for that large party you are catering to. With a full service bar and over 200 games to partake in, the night is surely to start off on a high note. Dave & Buster's is truly the "best place to eat, drink and play". (905-371-1331)

7 Hard Rock Cafe
Of course your trip to Niagara Falls is not complete without a stop at The Hard Rock Cafe! It truly is a place where you feel a sense of fulfillment and comfort as there are Hard Rock Cafe's popping up everywhere, and with that familiarity comes a whole slew of delicious meals. This is one of the perfect spots to enjoy a little rock and roll all the while digging into a succulent burger (turkey and vegetarian are an option!), a plate of nachos or fajitas; it truly is a spot to kick back, relax and enjoy a chilled out night. This enterprise was developed to pay tribute to the famous rockers of the world, and thus the food certainly pays tribute to the luscious lives these rockers lead. (905-356-7625)

6 The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
If you are one who loves a perfectly cooked and crafted piece of steak then The Keg Steakhouse is your best bet at steakhouse dining in Niagara Falls at its best. The Keg continually offers up a delightful night for all no matter who your dining with. The menu is not shy of its classic steak dinners with delicious accompaniments such as garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables but boasts a succulent dessert menu. Of course the night isn't finished without a bottle of wine or glass of port to cap off the night. (905-374-5170)

5 Carpaccio Restaurant & Wine Bar
Characterized by contemporary styling and rich, earthy colors, this airy restaurant updates Italian cuisine with a hint of California lightness. Steamed mussels or fried calamari introduce the menu and can be followed by grilled veal, oven-roasted salmon, lamb chops or seared filet mignon. Brick-oven pizzas are crisp-crust delights, and pasta dishes range from lasagna to gnocchi and penne with pancetta and sweet onions. A substantial wine list highlights Italian and local vintages. (905-371-2063)

4 Watermark
The Watermark Restaurant, located on the 33rd floor of The Hilton Fallsview has taken dining to the next level. At this restaurant you will not only enjoy the beauty of Niagara Falls right from up above, but you will dive into a carefully crafted menu that showcases local ingredients at their finest. With a cobalt blue accents throughout the restaurant feel as if you are enjoy your dinner right beside Niagara Falls instead of being 33 stories high! (905-353-7138, 866-388-8396)

3 Antica Pizzeria
Dive into delicious individual thin-crust pizzas that will certainly have you coming back a few times while on vacation in Niagara Falls. What The Mascia Family has done to Antica's Pizzeria is they have created a place where you are treated like family all the while tasting some of their most unique wood-oven pizzas. It's not every day that you feel at home while dining at a restaurant in Niagara Falls and thus if you and the family are looking for a delicious thin-crust, wood oven pizza or you and your buddies want to catch the game, Antica's is the place to go. With perfect Italian pizza making skills, Antica truly shows its guests just how to make the perfect pizza. ((905) 356-3844)

2 Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse
Step away from a traditional steakhouse when you book a seat at Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse in Niagara Falls. As you take a seat at Brasa Niagara you will succumb to the delicious smells of fire-roasted meats awaiting you. The Brasa dining experience is a unique one as the gauchos will carve you pieces of their 12 different fire-roasted meats table side. And of course if that is not enough to fill you up, venture off to the gourmet salad bar where there are over 70 items for you to choose from. Enjoy the sweet smells of that fire-roasted goodness all the while you and your friends enjoy a meal at one of the best steakhouses in Niagara Falls. (905 353 7187)

1 Casa Mia Restaurant
Casa Mia Ristorante is certainly a uniquely crafted Italian restaurant. As a family-owned establishment, this restaurant ensures your every needs are met right when you walk through the rustic front door. Enjoy a fresh catch of the day, a plethora of homemade pastas, lamb or indulge in a succulent dessert. Of course no Italian restaurant goes without the wine and thus with their own uniquely crafted wine cellar and wine list you will have the opportunity to experience a complete Italian meal. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night there is live piano music. With a passion for cooking the chefs at Casa Mia's certainly know how to prepare perfect dishes. (905-356-5410, 888-956-5410)


Melaina is a native to The Niagara Region. Though she's traveled the world, she loves coming home and experiencing the true beauty that The Niagara Region has to offer. From hikes through The Niagara Gorge, to dinners at some impeccable restaurants, to wine tastings in Niagara-on-the-Lake, she's here as your guide.  Learn about all things wonderful and beautiful of The Niagara Region with Melaina; you're in for one wild, eccentric ride.

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Boston Pizza 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, European, Italian, Pizza
Dining Options: Delivery, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms, Smoking (outdoor area), Take Out
Neighborhood: Clifton Hill
COST: $$$$
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Planet Hollywood 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: Clifton Hill
COST: $$$$
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Dave & Buster's 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Family Friendly, Group Friendly
Neighborhood: Clifton Hill
COST: $$$$
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Hard Rock Cafe 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Counter Seating, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Live Music, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: Clifton Hill
COST: $$$$
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The Keg Steakhouse & Bar 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Family Friendly, Group Friendly
Neighborhood: Fallsview
COST: $$$$
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Carpaccio Restaurant & Wine Bar 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, California, European, Italian
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Smoking (outdoor area)
Neighborhood: Lundy's Lane
COST: $$$$
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Watermark 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Continental
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Family Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: Fallsview
COST: $$$$
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Antica Pizzeria 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Cuisine: European, Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: Falls Area
COST: $$$$
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Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: Brazilian, Latin, Steakhouse
Dining Options: Group Friendly, Non-Smoking
Neighborhood: Fallsview
COST: $$$$
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Casa Mia Restaurant 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Chef's Table, Disabled Accessible, Live Music, Parties / Private Rooms, Wine Cellar
Cuisine: European, Italian, Mediterranean
COST: $$$$