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.

Lewiston is blessed with a great history, industrious citizens, beautiful surroundings, and most of all, a concentration of some of the best restaraunts in New York state. I have eaten in most of them and it is just too hard to pick a favorite. Carmello`s, The Steelhead, BBQ Brickouse and Dicamilo`s, offer some of the best eating you`ll find anywhere. I know I`m leaving out Apple Granny`s for fish frys and the Silo for a tasty hot dog and several others. I can`t imagine any single small village having a better array of grand choices.
Reviewed by jjd
on June 1, 2012
I've lived in Lewiston my whole life. The people are friendly, and the view by the water is breathtaking. They have the food to compliment that natural beauty. Apple Granny's has the best food by far at a very reasonable price. Best restaurant in Lewiston!
Reviewed by Dara211
on June 1, 2012
"What do you want to eat?" Go ahead, ask! Lewiston probably can fill your belly and not fill your bill(too much). From sweet potato fries & ice cream overlooking the river to farm-fresh haute cuisine and everything in between, Lewiston is the place to be. (and lots of beautiful spots to browse and sites to see to walk it off for the next round)
Reviewed by edwalker5678
on June 1, 2012
I grew up in Lewiston and I love the food here, when I went away for college and moved out of state when I got married I couldnt wait to get home to eat the local food. My mom would send me bread from Dicamillos. My favorite place by far is the Silo, great food and breathtaking views! But anywhere in Lewiston is yummy!!
Reviewed by mrshigs
on June 1, 2012
Lewiston has something great to eat for everyone at every price point. Favorites are Trusellos (best pizza around), Steelhead and Syros.
Reviewed by thr
on June 1, 2012
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