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.

Tucked under the Niagara Escarpment along the beautiful Lower Niagara River, this little jewel is full of friendly people who have deep roots in the area, great homes and churches, cherries and grapes and other fruits that are unmatched for sweetness, and some of the best restaurants around.
Reviewed by schoalesd
on June 1, 2012
Love Apple Granny's fish frys. Lewiston is the place to be for festivals all summer long and great food and drink not to mention sailing on the Black Pearl tall ship. What fun!
Reviewed by Bandgmcg
on June 1, 2012
We are so fortunate to have this awesome town! From the Silo to Carmello's to The Brickyard...we have some pretty incredible eating options! I would have to say this town has the best eateries per capita of any town!
Reviewed by lewistonlover
on June 1, 2012
The waterfront and the Silo has no comparison!
Reviewed by Dhoffman7
on June 1, 2012
Lewiston is one of the best very friendly, fun, and beautiful small towns in USA. It is also the best for food: Have you ever tried the fish fries at Apple Granny's, or the BBQ at the Brickyard? How about lunch at Mangia, the Lewiston Pub's wings, the bread and pastries at DiCamillo, or the delicious Village Bake Shoppe? And, last but not least, Hibbard's for custard! You need to try it all for yourself to know what I mean.
Reviewed by No_So
on June 1, 2012
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