At Napoli Ristorante there mantra is "he who eats well, lives well", and when you leave this restaurant you will certainly have eaten very well. The menu is filled to the brim with delicate home-made Italian recipes finished the perfect way. The atmosphere is ever so elegant and intimate, this is the perfect spot for a first date or dinner with loved ones. From the second you enter Napoli's you will feel like family with its welcoming staff and old world charm. Using only the freshest ingredients Head Chef, Andrea Falone, is all about ensuring the meals are rooted in traditional Italian cuisine, with a whole lot of passion placed in each dish.
Melaina's expert tip: The Antipasto Misto is the perfect dish to order to start the meal off. With Feliciano's house cured prosciutto, capicolla, sausage and assorted Italian cheeses, this is the perfect appetizer to share.
Lina Linguini's Pasta & Grille is one of the best quick-Italian meals in town. With homemade dishes overflowing on the menu, their tomato sauce is perfect, the service is impeccable and the decor takes you back to the Old Country. The restaurant is massive and the food is certainly enjoyable anytime of the day you come. To beat the lunch rush, come early to ensure you're not cutting into your lunch hour. Enjoy a business lunch here, and soon enough this will be your new favorite lunch spot. The owners and staff at Lina Linguini's Pasta & Grille certainly can't wait to welcome you back.
Melaina's expert tip: Every Wednesday is when the cooks masterfully create a pasta bar right in front of your eyes. Check it out, you'll be overjoyed at your newest pasta creation.
Ever want to dabble into the breakfast scene in the middle of the afternoon or late at night? Well if so, then head on over to Perkin's in Niagara Falls or St. Catharines where you will truly be in breakfast heaven. Choose from a delicious selection of traditional family breakfasts to a large selection of baked goods. As this is a family owned company, Perkins continues to bring some of the best breakfasts to tourists and locals alike. The St. Catharines location is open 24/7, whereas Niagara Falls is open various times throughout the week. So if you're in need of a classically, traditional breakfast head on over to Perkins and enjoy every second of your meal.
Melaina's expert tip: Are you famished? Try the Tremendous Twelve, with three large eggs, four fluffy pancakes, hash browns or breakfast potatoes and four bacon strips or sausage links. You will certainly be in breakfast heaven when eating this meal.
Ah the joys of having a stack of chocolate chip pancakes on a cold winters day. Nothing really can get any better than that, except for the fact that those chocolate chip pancakes are stacked high and not only have chocolate chips inside them but the batter is ever so chocolaty too. At IHOP, you will "Come Hungry. And Leave Happy" as their slogan goes. You will experience sheer breakfast delight here as you truly indulge in the beauty of the first meal of the day. This spot is perfect for young, old and in between. With a menu that caters to all, there will certainly be something that tickles your fancy at IHOP.
Melaina's expert tip: The Belgian Waffle Combo is the perfect mix of sweet and a whole lot of breakfast goodness mixed into one. With Belgian waffles, two eggs and your choice of bacon or pork sausage if you love a good, hearty breakfast this is the one for you.
For over twenty years Gus & Amiel have been bringing dishes from around the world that really pop. At Frescos it's all about serving up uniquely inspired dishes that wow guests and doing so in an overly friendly way. The restaurant is known for its international dishes that are exploding with flavors from around Europe. From everything to warm goat cheese salad, to salmon wraps, you'll love coming back here to taste test each and everything that is on the menu. Enjoy your business lunch here and you'll leave with a smile on your face. If you're looking to have a few extra people at your business lunch, call ahead to book the side room.
Melaina's expert tip: Come on a Monday or Wednesday for tapas. Here is where the deals certainly don't stop.
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. There is much to see around Boston Pizza, so much so that you may have to come back for lunch tomorrow.
Melaina's expert tip: Value is what you'll get at Boston Pizza. Come in and share a pizza or two, and you'll be amazed at how much money you'll save.
Deemed as 'Your Neighborhood Favorite' this restaurant certainly caters to each and every person that walks through its doors. Continually catering to locals and tourists alike this joint serves up a whole lot of delicious dishes that anybody will love. From everything to juicy ribs to fully loaded nachos you will truly be able to sit back and relax while hanging out at this restaurant. The franchise has just added 16 new dishes to their menu which include anything from crispy flat breads to mouthwatering pastas that cater to a healthier crowd. So whether you're looking to meet some locals or enjoy a meal on the patio, this restaurant is one for the taking.
Melaina's expert tip: Come to Kelsey's to watch the tourists strolling down Clifton Hill, all the while enjoying a meal that is meant for a king and queen, but is priced for a peasant.
This Brazilian Steakhouse provides you with the ultimate Brazilian Steakhouse experience. Why you may ask? Well, that's because of the succulent meats that are carved right at your table, and the waiters and dancers provide you with a high energy attitude all night long. The beauty of this spot is that it's not a stuffy steakhouse, it's the perfect spot for you and a bunch of your best friends to go have a few drinks, and fill up on the very best grade A meats there are out there. A celebration is certainly in order the second you walk through this restaurants doors.
Melaina's expert tip: Enjoy a lavish meal at Copacabana Steakhouse. With an all-you-can-eat sort of feel to the place, you certainly will get your money's worth here.
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.
Melaina's expert tip: If you're a vegetarian that got sucked into coming here not to worry! With over 70 items at the gourmet salad bar there are plenty of options to keep you full by the end of the meal, don't forget to try the grilled pineapple to end off your night at is truly delicious.
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.
Melaina's expert tip: Antica's is value at its finest. Enjoy an individual thin-crust pizza for less than $15, value can't get any better than this.