Best Casual Dining in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The best casual dining in Niagara on the Lake

Sometimes the greatest pleasures in life are the simplest! While Niagara-on-the-Lake’s fine dining restaurants are some of the most universally loved in town, sometimes you’re seeking something simpler and more casual, while maintaining the high quality you’ve come to expect. Thankfully, there are plenty of amazing options for casual dining in Niagara-on-the-Lake! Check out our top picks for elevated pub fare, craft cocktails, and a casual atmosphere where you can unwind with friends.

Bacchus Lounge, one of the best casual dining restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Bacchus Lounge

Bacchus Lounge, located inside Queen’s Landing, combines gourmet and casual, serving refined pub-style cuisine alongside craft beer, cocktails, and regional wines.

Order the 8oz Prime Rib Cheeseburger for a delicious and sophisticated take on the traditional pub burger or share a plate of Chili Lime Calamari over cocktails with friends.

Butlers Bar & Grill, one of the best casual dining restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Butlers Bar & Grill

This bustling sports bar is the height of summertime fun, with an extensive menu that the whole family will love, including classics like wood-fired pizza, poutine, and wings. Try out Butler’s Bar & Grill Jack Daniels Burger for a boozy take on a classic, topped with a whisky-based BBQ sauce that’s sure to have you coming back for more. 

The Outpost at The Gardens, serving some of the best casual dining in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Outpost at The Gardens

As the weather warms up, it’s prime time to visit The Gardens at Pillar and Post—one of our most popular spring and summer attractions. Take a stroll, stop to smell the roses, and engage in lawn games and other seasonal activities. When your stomach starts to rumble, stop by The Outpost, our year-round outdoor café, to cool off with a tall glass of Draft Beer and tasty House-made Salted Caramel Popcorn.

Vintages Wine Bar and Lounge, one of the best casual dining restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Vintages Wine Bar and Lounge

With plenty of old-fashioned charm reminiscent of an upscale British pub, Vintages Wine Bar and Lounge at Pillar and Post serves delectable pub fare all day, along with handcrafted cocktails and an extensive wine list. Try our succulent Loaded BBQ Burger or our Buffalo Cauliflower Wings for a fun twist on wings you’ll love.

Churchill Lounge, one of the best casual dining restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Churchill Lounge

Ever wondered what would happen if you took traditional pub food and made it gourmet? Churchill Lounge provides a delicious answer! Romantic and elegant, it features elevated pub fare in a cozy atmosphere. Pull up a chair by the fire and enjoy the best the pub has to offer in the form of our Crispy Beer Battered Haddock, complete with fresh, hand-cut fries.

Pillar and Post Poolside Patio, one of the best casual dining restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Pillar and Post Poolside Patio

Discover the epitome of relaxation at Pillar and Post, where our Poolside Patio, exclusively reserved to guests of the hotel, offers drinks and light fare served right to your lounge chair. Sit back and enjoy the sunshine, and when you get peckish, try out our Classic Club Wrap for a light, refreshing lunch option that’s easy to eat poolside. What could be better this summer?

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Pull up a chair at our table and relax with a delicious craft beer. Book with us today to enjoy all your favourites on your next getaway to Niagara-on-the-Lake!

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