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Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Corporation

660 Garrison Road, Unit 1
Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 6E2
Phone: (905) 871-1332
Toll Free: 1-888-270-9151
Fax: (905) 871-1077
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Dining & Nightlife

Whether your tastes run to a romantic dinner by the lake, a delicious home-style meal or roadhouse fare, Fort Erie offers delights that compete with the best. You can also experience the tastes of ethnic cuisine such as Italian, Chinese, Lebanese and Greek.


Restaurant Spotlights
We encourage local restaurant owners to contact the EDTC to get your restaurant featured in our Restaurant Spotlight.

Mabel's Gourmet PizzaArtemis Restaurant

Located along the Garrison Road Corridor, Artemis Restaurant is the recipient of the Readers Choice Award for Best Greek Restaurant. While Artemis specializes in Greek cuisine, their menu features a selection of Canadian dishes as well. All meals are freshly prepared with the finest ingredients. Artemis Restaurant is sure to offer a wonderful dining experience in a clean and friendly environment.

ADDRESS: 199 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
PHONE: 905-871-5344




Bridgewater RestaurantBridgewater Restaurant

Bridgewater Restaurant is nestled in a quiet corner of Fort Erie. Bridgewater offers great food and great atmosphere with a picturesque view of the golf course at Bridgewater Country Club. Bridgewater Restaurant features lunch and dinner specials including an all-you-can-eat soup and salad bar, Friday night Fish Fry and Saturday night Prime Rib dinner. Bridgewater also offers Sunday Brunch which features their famous omelet station.

ADDRESS: 700 Gilmore Road, Fort Erie
PHONE: 905-871-2400 ext.28



Brimstone Brewing Company Brimstone Brewing Company
The Brimstone Brewing Company is a smaller batch independent craft brewery in the heart of downtown Ridgeway. Host of the annual Albino Rhino Beer Festival in the spring, the Brimstone Brewery is located inside The Sanctuary-Centre for the Arts and is home to a tap room, the restaurant Crave Local Fresh and has a retail store for all to enjoy!

ADDRESS: 209 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway
PHONE: 289-821-2738





Chef Tobalo Chef Tobalo
Delicious, authentic, fresh Latin American inspired Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, Nachos, Empanadas. Take out and outdoor patio area with plenty of parking.

ADDRESS: 1074 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
PHONE: (905) 994-8511







The Flying Squirrel Coffee LoungeThe Flying Squirrel Coffee Lounge
Situated in downtown Ridgeway, this cozy licensed eatery offers an eclectic bistro style menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner with delightful indoor table service as well as seasonal patio dining. Enjoy soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza, appetizers, and main entrees including beef tenderloin, pasta, salmon, and other culinary delights.

ADDRESS: 238 Ridge Road, Ridgeway, L0S 1N0
PHONE: 905-894-6590




Green Acres RestaurantGreen Acres Restaurant

Providing appetizing food and a friendly atmosphere for over 40 years, this family-owned restaurant offers Canadian-style cuisine from its convenient location on Garrison Road (Highway 3) in Fort Erie.

The fresh fish and chips are a long-time favourite amongst locals, not to mention a large and delicious selection of lunch and dinner specials. Take out is also available.

ADDRESS: 1554 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
PHONE: 905-871-1212



Happy Jack'sHappy Jack’s

Satisfying the dining needs of Fort Erie and Buffalo NY since 1967, Happy Jack’s specializes in Chinese cuisine, but also offers a wide assortment of Canadian dishes, as well as having great staff who will make your dining experience at Happy Jack's that much better. Happy Jack’s also offers a schedule of live jazz band concerts, either in their 240 seat dining room, or on its beautiful 140 seat patio deck which over looks the beautiful Niagara River.

ADDRESS: 98 Niagara Boulevard, Fort Erie
PHONE: 905-871-3970



The KitchenThe Kitchen

With a menu that evolves with the seasonal availability of fresh ingredients, The Kitchen, located in downtown Ridgeway, offers the freshest local and artisanal Canadian flours, herbs, cheeses, meats and produce to create their dynamic menu. From these basics they build breads, pastries, sandwiches, salads, bowls, soups, smoothies, savory dishes and irresistible desserts.

Also offering full catering and private event services.

ADDRESS: 294 Ridge Road N., Ridgeway
PHONE: (905) 894-2948



Mabel's Gourmet Pizza
Mabel's Gourmet PizzaAt Mabel's Gourmet Pizza, our New York style thin crusts are made in-house with the finest whole ingredients. Each homemade pie is available on either white or whole wheat dough. We offer our gourmet specialty pizzas along with our basic favourites.

Located in Crystal Beach, by the beach, we are open year round.

ADDRESS: 4068 Erie Road, Crystal Beach
PHONE: 905-894-4973



Mae’s PlaceMae's Place
Mae’s Place, has been serving up fast, delicious, home cooked meals for over 40 years.  Passersby looking for the QEW, and hungry families preparing for a full day at Safari Niagara down the road, can fuel up on ample portions from a concise list of breakfast selections. Lunch and dinner offer a selection of fish and chips, haddock, breaded shrimp and scallops, liver and onions and hot roast beef sandwiches.

ADDRESS: 2568 Stevensville Road, Stevensville
PHONE: 905-382-3765




The Old Bank BistroThe Old Bank Bistro
Located in the heart of Fort Erie, the Old Bank Bistro offers excellent seafood, steak and pasta dishes. Specializing in Mediterranean, Greek and Italian cuisine, you can be sure to find your favourite with an array of tantalizing creations. Friendly service and unique courtyard atmosphere ensures a delightful casual dining experience you're sure to love, because it's always better at the bistro, you can bank on that!

ADDRESS: 41 Jarvis Street, Fort Erie, ON, L2A 2S3
PHONE: 905-994-9222


Ridgeway's RestaurantRidgeway’s Restaurant & Catering
Pizzeria & Deli

Located in the heart of charming downtown Ridgeway, Ridgeway's Restaurant offers daily lunch and dinner specials and live entertainment on weekends. Enjoy food and drinks on Ridgeway's patio or in the quaint main dining area overlooking downtown Ridgeway. Offering a wide variety of dishes from prime rib and steak to fish fry and gourmet salads, Ridgeway's Restaurant is sure to satisfy every taste.

ADDRESS: 335 Ridgeway Road, Ridgeway
PHONE: 905-894-4229



The Sanctuary – Centre for the ArtsSanctuary
The Sanctuary – Centre for the Arts is a community based art gallery, studio space, performing arts centre and a hub of activity for people of all ages. The centre houses events such as theatre performances, art openings, concerts, fundraisers, fashion shows, conferences, wedding etc.

ADDRESS: 209 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway
PHONE: 289-321-0502




SessionsSessions on the River
This recording studio and record label housed in the former Parkway Movie Theatre features new, inspiring musicians as a live music venue on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year. Be a part of the studio audience, in this fully licensed establishment, as they broadcast this new music around the world. Check out the dates, concerts and open mic nights online.

ADDRESS: 133 Niagara Boulevard, Fort Erie




South Coast CookhouseSouth Coast Cookhouse
One of Crystal Beach's most lively bar & grille, South Coast Cookhouse has quickly become a locals' favorite and a dining destination to from outside the area as well as Crystal Beach's summer resident crowd.

Large portions, flavourful dishes cooked consistently every time, and always served with a smile, South Coast is not to be missed.

Call ahead to learn more about South Coast's daily food specials, or to see what’s new behind the bar. There is always something going on at South Coast.

ADDRESS: 423 Derby Rd., Crystal Beach, ON, L0S 1B0
PHONE: (905) 894-7037


Trailside Bar & GrillTrailsides Bar & Grill
Downtown Ridgeway's newest hot spot, Trailsides offers great food, cold drinks, entertainment and live music, a brand new patio as well as a games area and everything else you could want from a great sports bar & grill.

Visit Trailsides website for up-to-date entertainment listings along with daily food and drink specials.

ADDRESS: 282 Ridge Rd.N., Ridgeway, ON
PHONE: (289) 876-8000


Yukiguni II
Mabel's Gourmet PizzaLocated along the Garrison Road Corridor, Yukiguni II offers authentic Japanese Cuisine in a quaint atmosphere. Yukiguni II features the freshest selection of sushi, sashimi, tempura and much more. Yukiguni II is open for lunch and dinner daily.

ADDRESS: 660 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
PHONE: 905-994-8506