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.

Every night is ice cream night throughout the spring, summer and fall in Lewiston, NY. Hibbard's Custard right on Center Street is one-of-a-kind and the flavors of the custard are mouth-licking good. I’m ready for one now! Yum.
Reviewed by lcohanessian
on June 1, 2012
Apple Granny for the best wings, beef on weck, and sweet potato fries anywhere. Hibbards for the best frozen custard on the planet. I have a list of what I have to eat when I go back home to visit. The trip is not complete without each item on that list. Then a trip to DiCamillo's bakery for some kimmulweck buns to go. You have got to eat in Lewiston, NY.
Reviewed by Lander57
on June 1, 2012
The quaint Village of Lewiston has some of the best restaurants in Western New York. Everything from Ice Cream and Hot Dogs stands to fine dining establishments. Italian, American, Pubs and soon opening a wine bar, all in walking distance of the beautiful Mighty Niagara River.
Reviewed by mar518
on June 1, 2012
Once you've come to Lewiston, you'll be so captivated by the small town yet cosmopolitan ambiance you won't ever want to leave! Top notch dining, accomodations, history and genteelness!!!
Reviewed by AmyWilson
on June 1, 2012
The town in which I grew up has become the MOST BEAUTIFUL little town I've ever seen!! I'm sooo proud to tell my friends about it!
Reviewed by merrily
on June 1, 2012
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