Elegant Restaurants Just Shy of The Main Attraction, The Falls

The Fallsview area of Niagara Falls is unique in that it showcases just how wonderful a dining experience can be, no matter which type of food your craving tonight. From hand-carved meats, to delectable Italian dishes, The Fallsview area is home to some sophisticated restaurants that have a certain aura about them that you can't find anywhere else. The aura is all about enjoying the art of eating for the better. The beautiful thing about The Fallsview area is that you can simply experience all there is to see from up above while enjoying a meal at many of these uniquely crafted restaurants. Many of the restaurants, if you haven't figured it out quite yet, have prime viewing of The Falls, which certainly boasts well if your planning on celebrating a memorable moment of your life at any one of these fine dining establishments. From old school to old world, the second you walk into any one of these restaurants you're embarking on a journey that is forever memorable, and certainly will be a journey that you will be traveling on for years and years to come with the ones you love. So here's to you and your loved ones enjoying the finer, more extravagant things in life.


At The Outback Steakhouse they truly know a thing or two about grilling the perfect steak. And so when you venture on down to Fallsview Avenue you're going to want to come on into The Outback, where you'll fall in love with steak all over again. Each steak is hand-selected, aged just right, inspected and trimmed to perfection. It's then expertly seasoned and seared over a red hot grill to seal in its bold and unique flavours. So if you have a deep-rooted passion for steaks the way Australians make it, than The Outback is your place to be. Just make sure you don't come out of this restaurant with an Australian accents.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: You'll feel like you're in Australia, all the while enjoying a steak cooked to perfection.

Local Expert tip: If you love steak, order the 'Outback Special', the signature sirloin is seasoned to perfection with bold spices and seared just right.

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Milestones Fallsview Restaurant
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Have you ever just wanted to kick back, relax and enjoy the view..all the while enjoying a scrumptious meal? Well if so, Milestones will be your new 'it' restaurant here in Niagara Falls. This trendy spot not only yields a entrancing view, but with its fancy drinks, mouthwatering dishes and free parking this surely is a hip-hopping place. When dining at Milestones you will truly be inspired as the chefs take pride in using the freshest of ingredients and cater to your every seasonal need. So if you're in need of a night to check out the game or spend a quiet evening with the ones you love, the cozy booths and bar are awaiting your arrival.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: Milestone's has an extensive menu, and the view of Niagara Falls is certainly prize-winning.

Local Expert tip: If you're in Niagara Falls celebrating your birthday head on over to Milestones with 3 guests and receive a free entree on them - how sweet is that!

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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.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: The vibe at this restaurant is certainly a memorable one, and the hand-carved meats are something to brag about.

Local 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.

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If you are one who loves a perfectly cooked and crafted piece of steak then The Keg Steakhouse is your the perfect spot for you to get your steak on in Niagara Falls. 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. The chefs at any one of The Keg Restaurants certainly know how to grill a steak to perfection, and the staff is ever so knowledgeable and can assist you with pairing your steak with a perfect glass of wine.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: It's a famous steakhouse, and the views are most memorable.

Local Expert tip: The Keg Steakhouse is located on the 9th floor of Embassy Suites or on Victoria Avenue, so if one is busy its just a quick hop, skip and jump over to the next one!

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AG Inspired Cuisine is a decadent restaurant. It is sleek, it is modern, it is one of the best. Chef Cory Linkson has certainly created a restaurant that embodies all that is the best of the region. Using local seasonal ingredients in a unique and exciting way, Chef Cory Linkson draws people from around the region and beyond to this sophisticated place. The main goal of the food at AG Inspired Cuisine is about nourishing the body and soul, so get ready for a dinner like never before. And they surely nourish your soul while at The AG restaurant as the staff is friendly, the aura is chilled, and the place is modern yet has a certain elegance about it.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: The Chef uses local ingredients and creates the most memorable dishes.

Local Expert tip: If you're interested in staying at The Sterling Inn & Spa and dining at AG Inspired Cuisine, check out the packages they offer.

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If you are one to dive into a delicious meal all the while enjoying a most memorable view, than The Terrapin Grille located at The Marriott Fallsview hotel is the perfect spot for you. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner here and take in some of the freshest ingredients any restaurant provides. Focusing on regional harvests and selections of the finest Niagara wines, this restaurant is the perfect twist to traditional Asian cuisine. The wonderful thing about The Terrapin Grille is that you can truly indulge in all of your senses while enjoying a lavish Asian inspired meal at this one of a kind restaurant.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: The restaurants focuses in regional harvests with an Asian twist, it certainly can't get better then this.

Local Expert tip: The Tangy Thai Chicken Stirfry is a perfect dish that combines unique flavors along with a perfect masterpiece of a dish. Be sure to try it!

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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 buffet brunch that caters to each and every one of your needs, you no longer will have to worry about what your kids are eating your brunch, it's all there awaiting you. 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!

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: Brunch at The Watermark is one of the best, especially with such amazing views, life really can't get better than this.

Local Expert tip: When you arrive, ask for a seat near the window to take in the beauty of Niagara Falls.

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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.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: Copacabana's Brazilian dancers add to the fun, yet sophisticated nature of the place.

Local Expert tip: This is the perfect spot if your looking to celebrate a birthday. Call ahead to book a reservation and enjoy a night filled with a whole lot of fun.

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If you're a true steak-lover, you will totally fall in love at first glimpse at one of the finest steakhouses in town. With Executive Chef, Ray Taylor's personal touch to each menu item, there isn't a guess in the world as to how much you're going to love your dinner. With a memorable view of The Falls, a wine cellar that's fit for a king and queen, and a selection of the top steaks and seafood in the city, 21 Club Steak and Seafood, is the place to be. Bring your friends, bring your family, and simply enjoy a delectable steak dinner.

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: The restaurant has been named the best steakhouse in Niagara.

Local Expert tip: Park in The Fallsview Casino parking lot, and enter the restaurant through the Salon Prive on the casino floor.

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Ponte Vecchio is 'the' best Italian restaurant in The Niagara Region, no questions asked. If you're looking for a place where you feel miles and miles away, as though you are tucked away in a unique restaurant in the heart of Rome, the simplistic, yet sophisticated nature of this restaurant will have you falling in love with Italian food all over again. From their sophisticated look, to an overly friendly and knowledgable staff, the experiences you have here will certainly last a lifetime (or until you make it back to experience a new dish on this wonderfully crafted Italian menu).

Recommended for Fallsview's Best Restaurants because: The sophisticated style and delectable Italian dishes are certainly a reason you'll fall in love with this restaurant.

Local Expert tip: Ponte Vecchio is located just off of the gaming floor at the entrance to the Salon Prive.

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