10 Restaurants With A View Of The Niagara Falls

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The iconic Niagara Falls cuts between the United States and Canada and offers incredible views. Flowing from the Niagara River into Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, it is a wonder to behold. And what could be more amazing than dining with a view of one of the largest waterfalls in North America? Whether you’re taking in Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, or the Bridal Veil Falls, these stunning views will leave you breathless. Check out these finest restaurants with incredible views of The Niagara Falls, spanning casual fare to upscale restaurants worthy of a special occasion. Read below to plan your trip to Niagara Falls today!

1. Top of the Falls Restaurant

Top of the Falls Restaurant, Niagara Falls
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Top of the Falls Restaurant, set in the Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center, is a gem when visiting the park. Operating seasonally, Top of the Falls offers American cuisine and classic dishes, such as fish and chips and burgers. Gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and dairy-free meals are all offered here, as well as children-friendly options. Set on Goat Island, the restaurant offers panoramic views of Horseshoe Falls. A partner of Taste NY, Top of the Falls Restaurant aims to provide local, fresh ingredients.

Top of the Falls Restaurant

Address: Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center 332 Prospect St Niagara Falls, NY 14303 USA

Website: Top of the Falls Restaurant

Average Price for Two: 11-30 USD (9.69-26.43 EUR)

2. Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls

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More than just a beautiful view, Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls, on the Canadian side, offers excellent food, as well. With classy steak, surf-and-turf, and alternatives to steak, such as spatchcock half chicken and crusted Atlantic salmon, you will not leave hungry. Plentiful in desserts, Prime Steakhouse serves up sweet treats, such as creme brulee, grasshopper cheesecake, and baked Alaska for two. This elegant restaurant is great for celebrating a special occasion.

Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls

Address: 5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6W7, Canada

Website: Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls

Average Price for Two: 23-37 USD (23-37 EUR)

3. Red Coach Inn

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The Red Coach Inn, a restaurant set in a bed and breakfast, has an air of romance in its ambience. It is on Goat Island and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A roaring fireplace on cold and rainy days makes guests want to cozy up for hours and linger over their meals. In the summer, the inn offers a patio, complete with a koi pond and views. The Red Coach Inn’s menu spans from sandwiches during lunch to seafood specialities at night. Enjoy the view, food, and charm of the Red Coach Inn.

Red Coach Inn

Address: 2 Buffalo Ave Niagara Falls, NY 14303 USA

Website: Red Coach Inn

Average Price for Two: 11-30 USD (9.69-26.43 EUR)

4. The Rainbow Room

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The Rainbow Room is an elegant restaurant, set on the 10th floor of the Crowne Plaza hotel on the Canadian side. It is open for lunch and breakfast every day from 7am until 2pm. Quality, standard fare is to be expected here (for guests, breakfast is included), and neither the food, service, nor views disappoint. Do not be confused: if you are looking for the famous Massimo Capra’s restaurant, it is also within the Crowne Plaza on the same level.

The Rainbow Room

Address: Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Falls view 5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6W7, Canada

Website: The Rainbow Room

Average Price for Two: 23.34-45.18 USD (20.59-39.83 EUR)

5. Watermark Restaurant

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Watermark Restaurant is “elevated dining” with a focus on local sources for their menu. Modern decor counterbalances the natural views, as you dine on specialities that include octopus carpaccio, pan-seared Pacific cod, and grilled Ontario pork chop. The restaurant offers a special of three items off the menu for 59 USD (52.05 EUR) or four for 69 USD (60.87 EUR). There is also a fireworks show that can be seen year-round, from Friday-Sunday.

Watermark Restaurant

Address: 6361 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V9, Canada

Website: Watermark Restaurant

Average Price for Two: Above 45.94 USD (40.53 EUR)

6. The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

View from The Keg Steakhouse Niagara Falls
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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar is a great spot for a date night or a special time out. Overlooking the falls, the Keg Steakhouse offers dinner and a comedy show every Thursday and a view of the fireworks on the weekend. The Keg Steakhouse is known for having one of the best steaks in all the Niagara area, but their ribs, cheeseburgers, and chicken wrapped in bacon are also raved about. You get the picture: it’s a restaurant for meat-lovers.

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar at Fallsview Embassy Suites

Address: 6700 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W6, Canada

Website: The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

Average Price for Two: 23.34-45.18 USD (20.59-39.83 EUR)

7. Elements on the Falls

Elements on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Toronto
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Elements on the Falls is a classy spot, set in the Niagara Falls Park building on the Canadian side. Priding itself on its locally sourced ingredients, this restaurant touts the creativity of chef Elbert Wiersema. Notable (if a bit kitschy-cute) dishes include the maple-leaf shaped ravioli, as well as the steaks, and extensive dessert list. The restaurant is currently closed until May 2019, as it is undergoing significant renovations.

Elements on the Falls

Address: 6650 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 3G4, Canada

Website: Elements on the Falls

Price for Two: 8.28-22.59 USD (7.30-19.93 EUR)

8. Skylon Tower Revolving Dining Room

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Yes, the Revolving Dining Room is a revolving restaurant that serves up some of the best views in all of Niagara. The Revolving Dining Room offers lunch, early dinner at 4:30 and 5pm, and then a full dinner from 6-10pm. Specialities include French onion soup, rack of lamb, and lobster tail. The Revolving Dining room also offers wine pairings, including local Ontario wines.

Skylon Tower Revolving Dining Room

Address: 5200 Robinson Street, Niagara Falls, ON L2G, Canada

Website: Skylon Tower Revolving Dining Room

Average Price for Two: 23.34-45.18 USD (20.59-39.83 EUR)

9. Queen Victoria Place Restaurant

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Another restaurant offered by the Canadian Parks, the Queen Victoria Place Restaurant is in a historic building, constructed in 1904. Chef Sidney Krick creates a locally-sourced menu that highlights wine pairings and regional beers. For vegetarians, the Queen Victoria Place offers a multitude of options, including locally-inspired salads, a portobello mushroom burger, and the queen’s pasta striped ravioli. A fresh menu with inspiring views sets this Niagara restaurant apart.

Queen Victoria Place Restaurant

Address: 6345 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON L2G, Canada

Website: Queen Victoria Place Restaurant

Average Price for Two: 23.34-45.18 USD (20.59-39.83 EUR)

10. Massimo's Italian Fallsview Restaurant

Four Points Sheraton Fallsview
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Last but not least, enter the famous Massimo Capri’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant, located in the Sheraton on the Falls. Massimo is an acclaimed chef and TV celebrity and has worked wonders with the menu here. Dinner includes starters of warm focaccia, mixed olives, and charcuterie. Then, move onto the salads and the main, which features housemade pasta, trout fillet, Ontario rack of lamb, and prosciutto-wrapped chicken. Save room for dessert and enjoy the tiramisu, plum torte, or artisan cheese plate.

Massimo's Italian Fallsview Restaurant

Address: 5875 Falls Avenue, Level - A, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K7, Canada

Website: Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant

Average Price for Two: 23.34-37.65 USD (20.59-33.21 EUR)

A plethora of dining options with a view!

Beautiful views from Niagara Falls
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The number one reason to visit Niagara is for the beauty of the falls, however, if you can pair that experience with some delicious food, even better! These 10 restaurants offer something for every palate and price range, both on the American and Canadian side. Enjoy all that the area has to offer, as you enjoy the culinary fruit of Niagara Falls.

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