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Best Cheap Restaurants & Places to Eat in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada can be a tourist trap but we still found some cheap restaurants and places to eat!

Here are some of the best.


3 Hotels close to the Food & Fun

-Blue Moon Motel, 3-Time TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

-Country Inn & Suites Niagara Falls, TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

-DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa, 85% Approval Rating

More ideas: Cheap Hotels & Places to Stay in Niagara Falls


Check Groupon for Deals on Niagara Falls Restaurants

image of Groupon one of the ways to save when you are planning a cheap vacationHungry for great food at a great price? One place to start is by perusing the latest Niagara Falls, Ontario food and drink deals on Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities.

Visit the Niagara Falls “Food & Drink” Groupon page and you’ll find savings from 40% and up on breakfast, lunch and dinner spots.

The Niagara Falls “Food & Drink” Groupon page is a smart place to check out when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Niagara Falls visit because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.

Italian

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Mama Mia’s Italian Eatery
Home-made original recipes.

Stroll five minutes north of the Falls and you’ll find Zappi’s Pizza & Subs.

This cheap place to eat in Niagara Falls, Ontario has been serving up good food at a good price since the 70s.

Get a large, hearth-baked pizza for around $20. A cold cut sub for under $8.

They even have printable coupons on their website, or bring in the coupon on your Smart Phone.

Another great restaurant with affordable prices is Mama Mia’s Italian Eatery. Sit down to a pasta lunch for $10 or less.

If you’re in the mood for a classy, Italian dinner spot that won’t break the bank, the Spicy Olive Bar and Grille is ideal.

The atmosphere is upscale and elegant at this Niagara Falls, Ontario restaurant, but the menu prices are still thrifty. 90% of the grilled entrees and specialty and classic pastas are $21 or less.

Amazing Schnitzel

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Savoury & Sweet
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

If what you crave is affordable, authentic European meals made from scratch, Savoury & Sweet is one of the best places in the area. In fact this Niagara Falls, Ontario gem is a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner.

Sit down and enjoy the goulash, red cabbage, and what many customers claim is the best schnitzel they’ve ever had.

Don’t forget to leave room for an delightful dessert crepe.

Mains start at only $15.

In the mood for the joy of Mex?

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Quesada, Burritos & Tacos
Affordable Mexican food.

Satisfy your desire for delicious Mexican food at a delectable price at Quesada Burritos & Tacos on McLeod Road, just a few kilometres north of The Falls or on Portage Road just a few kilometres east of The Falls.

Both locations serve up burritos, tacos, quesadillas and salads; plus they make their salsa and guacamole fresh every day!

Meal combos that include a main, along with chips and drink, can be had for under $10. The kids menu is even cheaper.

Affordable and with a View

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The Secret Garden Restaurant
Food with a view of the Falls.

The Secret Garden Restaurant is one of the best cheap places to eat in Niagara Falls, Ontario and it comes with a view.

Choose from the affordably-priced menu and enjoy your meal while overlooking the American Falls.

Breakfast can be had for $10 or less.

For lunch there are many options for under $15 while dinner is a little pricier at the $20-$25 range.

No wonder many tour groups stop here to refuel.

Local Favourite

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Betty’s Restaurant
Home of award-winning pie.

For comfort food that hits the spot they always say go where the locals eat and in the Niagara Falls, Ontario area one of the best places you can go would be Betty’s Restaurant.

Another favourite stop of tour groups, this cheap eats destination is about a 10-minute drive from The Falls.

Select from a wide assortment of entrees, many for $13 or less.

Be sure to save room for a slice of their award winning pie too.

Buffet

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Mandarin Buffet
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

For value and a fantastic assortment of food, the Grand Buffet at Fallsview Casino Resort is one of the best cheap places to eat in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Grab a plate and choose from homemade soups and fresh salads; the antipasto bar; North American, Asian and Mediterranean specialties; carving station; and an enticing dessert bar with freshly baked pastries and treats.

The breakfast buffet is $12 while the lunch/dinner buffet is $20. Note: the buffet is located on the Fallsview Casino floor, so entry is restricted to people 19 years of age and older.

If you have a set of wheels or are willing to spring for a cab, the Mandarin buffet restaurant is just 5.5 km north of the Falls.

This TripAdvisor Award of Excellence winning buffet restaurant features an extensive soup and salad bar, grill tables, a prime rib counter, a sushi corner, and a variety of hot foods showcasing the best in Chinese Canadian fare.

An array of desserts and an ice cream sundae bar offer the perfect end to the meal.

The lunch buffet Monday to Friday is $12.99, and $17.99 on weekends and holidays. Go for dinner and you’ll pay $19.99 Monday to Thursday and $26.99 Friday to Sunday and on holidays.

3 Thrifty Breakfast Spots

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Flying Saucer Restaurant
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner

There’s nothing like a good, hearty breakfast to start a day of sightseeing off right, and we’ve uncovered three of best cheap places to eat in Niagara Falls, Ontario for breakfast.

Basell’s Restaurant & Tavern serves breakfast all day.

One patron described it as the best breakfast and best value in town. Basell’s serves up large portion sizes, they don’t skimp on the bacon, people rave about the home fries and the service is friendly.

The Falls Manor Resort & Restaurant is another value-for-your-money breakfast spot.

Your meal will cost you $10 or less, the portions are a good size and the food tastes great.

For a breakfast that’s out of this world, you can’t beat The Flying Saucer Restaurant.

A Niagara Falls, Ontario icon, don’t let the fact that this place looks like a UFO fool you–the prices are down to earth. Breakfast can be easily had for around $10.

Not in the mood for breakfast?

No worries.

The menu boasts a bevy of diner favourites, including: grilled cheese, clubhouse sandwiches, open-faced sandwiches, pasta, wraps, salads, burgers, shrimp platters, ribs and steak.

The portion sizes will satisfy the hungriest of eaters and the interior decor of the restaurant will make you feel like you’ve made dinner reservations with the Jetsons. Oh, and it’s a TripAdvisor Award of Excellence winner too.

Hungry for more ideas?

Want to add some more cheap restaurants and places to eat in Niagara Falls, Ontario to your menu?

Add a few more affordable food spots to your best of list, by checking out these links:

TripAdvisor – Cheap Restaurants in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Yelp Recommended Cheap Eats in Niagara Falls, Ontario

10 Best Value Restaurants in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Be thrifty and practical! This information was accurate when published, but can change without notice. We recommend you confirm all details with the provider in question before planning your excursion.

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