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You Gotta’ Eat Here – Foodie Spots in Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you’re a foodie (or just someone who loves to delicious food) you gotta’ eat in Niagara-on-the-Lake, where the ingredients are always of the highest quality and the specialty food and treat shops are unparalleled in terms of taste – and creativity! Check out some of the best-loved local spots to satisfy your sweet and savoury tooth within one of the most picturesque areas in Ontario.

Chocolate FX

Chocolate lovers unite at Chocolate FX in Niagara where the passionate store owners boast a guiding principle of, “If you can’t dip it in chocolate, it’s not worth eating!” This chocolate, dessert and confectionary haven has won countless awards for premiere products and inspired creations. Stop by and see just how far a little choco-imagination can take your favourite treats.

Chocolate FX Treats in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Image Courtesy of Chocolate FX

Greaves Jams

Greaves Jams in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake
Greaves Jams in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake

Are you looking for a great gift idea any time of the year? Visit Greaves Jams and see the difference locally-sourced ingredients make for the next elegant gift basket you create. From decadent maple butter through to a sample-sized selection of “Greaves Favourite” jams, you can combine the sweet with the savoury to create a beautiful spectrum of flavours that sing true to the bounty of Niagara produce.

Balzac’s Coffee

Balzac’s Coffee in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Enjoy delicious coffee on Balzac’s outdoor patio in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake

In Niagara-on-the-Lake, you don’t gulp down a half-cold cup of coffee while running between errands. Instead, you visit the famous Balzac’s Coffee Roasters to sit, sip and savour an extraordinary cup of carefully brewed coffee.

Inspired by Monsieur Balzac and his passion for the bean, Balzac’s was created to pay homage to the diversity and complexity of Niagara’s Fair-Trade organic brews. The café is welcoming, and the coffee is fresh and hot, so stop by Balzac’s today for a more human coffee experience.

COW’s Ice Cream

COW’s Ice Cream in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake
COW’s Ice Cream in downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake

If we tried to list all the different flavours of ice cream COW’s Creamery offers, we would run out of time and space on the page. This eclectic ice cream parlour has been serving up old-fashioned premium ice cream since 1983, and they’ve never detoured from their commitment to creating their icy treats with the highest quality ingredients.

Visit COW’s today and experience the difference between that store-bought “ice milk” and the heavenly taste of slowly churned dairy treats.


Picard’s in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Image Courtesy of Picard’s

People from across Southwestern Ontario have been travelling to Picard’s for more than 30 years to get their hands on fresh roasted peanuts and delicious confectionery products made by this family-run business. What happens when you start with Ontario peanuts and combine them with culinary ingenuity? Perfect sweet and savoury snacks the whole family will enjoy.

We Told You, Niagara is The Place to Treat Yourself with Fabulous Eats!

Why travel all over North America looking for the best places to satisfy your cravings when there is an endless selection of specialty shops and award-winning restaurants right here in Niagara-on-the-Lake?

Stop searching for great food, and join us at Vintage Hotels in Niagara to start exploring all of the amazing and imaginative dishes our local artisans are proud to offer.

*Feature image courtesy of Balzac’s Coffee