Lewiston, New York


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

3 Votes - "Best For Food"


Lewiston’s proximity to Niagara Falls in the Niagara River region makes for a mix of outdoor recreation, history, shopping and food and wine. While a trip to the falls is a must, the Niagara River provides the perfect setting for picnicking, hiking and white water rafting. Visitors often come to boat and fish as well, with biking, cross-country skiing, Frisbee golf and swimming also available.

At Niagara Falls take a boat tour on the famed Maid of the Mist or aim for an aerial view with a helicopter ride. Then head to the Niagara County Wine Trail where over a dozen wineries offer tours, tastings and year round events. Visit in July for the Annual Wine and Culinary Festival or September for Harvest Fest, amongst others.

Lewiston has a rich history for its role in the War of 1812 and the Underground Railroad. Tour Old Fort Niagara or The Lewiston Museum to go back in time, or visit one of three local theatres and Artpark in the summers for entertainment and creativity showcased. Our Lady of Fatima Shrine is another cultural attraction with scenic and spiritual significance.

Most importantly, Lewiston’s dining is enough of a draw on its own. Our team’s favorite stops included Orange Cat Coffee Company, Tommy George’s Village Coffee House, Mangia Café and Bakery, Village Bake Shoppe, Brickyard, Apple Granny, Hibbard’s Custard, Macri’s Italian Garden and six other fantastic finds. See where locals love to eat in Lewiston’s reviews.

Tom George's Villa Coffee Shop on Cayuga, is the community hang-out , and is the morning's diverse cultural scene. Tom's clever twists on classics, such as mixed eggs, Lebanese simple pleasures with good ingredients are a foodies'fantasy come true. Eggs no longer have the bad rap and Tom's excellent ethnic eats for the ladies who do lunch, golfers, and retired business persons celebrate the most buzzed about restaurant with surprising local fare. The wallet is lighter after tax day, says Tom, and the family-friendly luncheon menu is a village trademark for its salt-and-pepper simplicity.
Reviewed by marijavukcevich@aol.com
on May 31, 2012
My family is fairly new to Lewiston but we really feel at home here. So much good food everywhere you look! Our favorites are walking to the Village Bake Shoppe for some coffee and the BEST desserts, the Orange Cat Coffee shop does the most delicious scones and coffees, and The Silo has the best views in the world while you enjoy a Haystack or burger!
Reviewed by DanaSlahta
on May 31, 2012
I can't imagine why anyone would go anywhere else for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Lewiston restaurants are renowned for their atmosphere, qualify of fare, and friendly service. We have ethnic choices, American choices, the best burgers anywhere, fine dining, casual dining, outdoor dining, and (of course) pizza and wings. What an experience -- dining in such a beautiful, historic, friendly village!
Reviewed by sweet.pea
on May 31, 2012
So many good options to choose from it's hard to single out a single restaurant in this nearly 200 year old village. From enjoying dinner along the Niagara River at Water Street Landing to awesome BBQ at Brickyard BBQ, Lewiston offers so many choices to people that enjoy good food!
Reviewed by jacksdad5
on May 31, 2012
As residents of Lewiston, we never have to go far to find delicisious food. There is always a restaurant in the Village to suit our taste of the day.
Reviewed by sharonglow
on May 31, 2012
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