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AG at The Sterling
AG at The Sterling
  • Address:
    5195 Magdalen St.
    Niagara Falls, ON L2G3N9
    Niagara Falls
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary French
    Price: CAN$31 to CAN$50

AG at The Sterling Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.agcuisine.com
  • Phone: (289) 292-0005
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:30pm, last seating at 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French, Continental
  • Executive Chef: Cory Linkson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Off site catering is available with customized menus. Please contact the restaurant directly to discuss menu options.
  • Private Party Facilities: A 12 person private chefs table is available. Advance reservations suggested.
  • Private Party Contact: Restaurant Manager (289) 292-0005

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ellen Ave.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: On site complimentary parking is provided to all guests.
A word from AG at The Sterling
Located in the Sterling Inn & Spa in the heart of Niagara Falls AG Inspired Cuisine serves regionally and seasonally inspired cuisine. This acclaimed fine dining restaurant is the number one rated restaurant in Niagara Falls on tripadvisor.com.

Chef Cory Linkson's menu utilizes the freshest local ingredients, and is constantly changing to offer the best of Niagara's Produce. To complement the regional menu, the wine list at AG is 100% VQA and represents the best wineries of the region.

The intimate dining room at AG is best described as chic and romantic, and is the ideal choice for couples looking for a romantic dining experience. The unique atmosphere at AG is posh and refined, while still being the perfect place for a casual gathering of friends for dinner or drinks.

A five course chef's tasting menu with wine pairing is available nightly. The chef's table seats up to 12 and may be reserved for special events and larger groups.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Had a wonderful meal - the food was exquisitely created with imaginative herb pairings. The service was attentive without being ignored or overly solicitous."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Amazing dinner. Quiet and still in the heart of Niagara Falls."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I had a great time at AG sterling. If you are visiting Niagara falls, you must stop by AG. You will not regret it."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "As we had read, 'one of the best in the area'--and it was. The ambiance, decor, food and service were superb. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The food and the service was outstanding. A true farm to table restaurant. The cocktail menu had many yummy choices. The live music was very appropriate for the restaurant. All four members of our party were very happy with their meals. I highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "A must stop for foodies staying in Niagara Falls. Locally grown foods prepared to perfection."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Fantastic Food and great service! Really have to experience this restaurant, best Caesar ! have ver had."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The ambience, the service, the food, everything was just wonderful here. The entire staff was friendly and attentive and there was a young singer providing acoustic covers of popular easy listening songs that added to the wonderful scene. We've been talking about that experience for a few nights since and would definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The service and food were outstanding. I had flowers for my wife delivered to AG in advance and they had them waiting on the table. Knowing it was a special occasion they seated us in corner booth that was more private. Location is off the main area, but we'll worth it."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "We weren't sure when we arrived and saw the venue, an old dairy with restaurant on the lower level.......but we were very pleasantly surprised. The table service and the well prepared menu were excellent. Definitely planning on a return visit."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I dined here in January during the Niagara Icewine Festival and was totally blown away by the ambience, service and quality of food, and especially the restaurant's farm-to-table concept! Naturally, I had high expectations for my second visit this time around and I was not disappointed! AG Sterling has a wide variety of appetizers and entrees to choose from - beef, lamb, duck, even red deer...talk about difficult choices! My friend also really liked how the menu had non-alcoholic beverages as she is not a big wine drinker, making this a great choice for couples, friends and families alike! Although the restaurant is slightly out of the way of the main Niagara falls tourist area, it is well worth the visit!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "By this sham of a fine dining place. The place smelled like an airplane food cart. We wisely opted to only order apps and then leave. We would have been wiser to have never entered. Quail over potato salad was burnt and an awful combination. The goat cheese"truffles" were meh at best. We wish we never entered. The Keg was better. Unfit for foodies."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "A little further away from the Falls, of the beaten path. Wait staff was excellent. Food was farm to table concept. Lamb dish was excellent, my steak was too saucy. Overall food quality was very good."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Loved the fact that all ingredients were local and organic! Incredible fresh and robust flavoirs with every bite!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Every part of the meal was spot-on, and the lamb sirloin in particular was exceptional. The maple whiskey is great for after-dinner."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Perfect place to enjoy a unique dinner, a posh boutique style restaurant with plenty of privacy to catch up with great friends whom we have not seen in more than 7 years. A great evening fro start to finish. We all left with huge smiles on our faces & a promise to return again soon!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "AG Cuisine is undoubtedly the best in the Niagara region. AG Cuisine is consistently high quality and is a must if you ever go to Niagara falls!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I've been to many mid to high end restaurants and service is on par with any of them if not in the top 1 or 2 that I've been to. Prices are really good for what you get and ambience is great for any special occasion or romantic dinner"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Don't be put off by the stairs leading down, nor by the appearance of the room- the food here is excellent- locally sourced and perfectly prepared, with enough creativity to be interesting- and it all worked. Our server was excellent- knowledgeable and attentive. After many unmemorable meals in Niagara Falls this was a very welcome surprise"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "AG made my fifth anniversary wonderful. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Great place for dinner. Perfect for a special dat. Fine dining at its best."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable evening. Great food, great wine and great ambiance together with exceptional service made for an outstanding dining experience. We will be back."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "By far the best dining experience when staying at the falls, and not much difference in price either. It was a lovely romantic dinner, the food was fantastic, perfectly portioned and loved that it was local farm to table. Service was great, very knowledgeable and friendly. Great ambience, not noisy and good for convseestion ans enjoyed the live piano. upscale dining but not in a snobby way, and patrons were a mix of dressy and more casual. I would highly recommend to others and definitely will visit again. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I have dined in many different high-end restaurant in GTA area, this restaurant doesn't look fancy and decoration is simple, located in basement style old building, the staff are friendly but we were hungry by the time, so we felt the speed of the services were bit slow, otherwise, the food itself was great."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "AG is an absolute diamond of a restaurant. The food is amazingly tasty, the service is superb and the ambience is great. And they specialize in using locally grown and raised food. Hard to believe that such a great restaurant is in such a small city. I wish it was in Miami so I could go there regularly."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This restaurant is on par with and even better than some restaurants you might find in big cities, such as New York. It is a hidden gem, in Niagara Falls, where most of the restaurant scene is filled with chains and over-priced "fine-dining" experiences. From the truly inspired menu to the friendly and knowledgable staff, AG is tops! If you are in Niagara to celebrate a special occasion, look no further! My wife and I have made a total of five visits to Niagara over the course of the past 12 years and have never had a dining experience like this before. Thank You AG."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Overall, the food was very good (fettuccine with steak was not great), but the rest of the meals/appetizers were very good. Tenderloin was EXCELLENT. Why I will never return or recommend this restaurant was because I had sent in a note indicating that it was my husband's 35th birthday and he had just lost his job the previous week so wasn't his normal self for the last few wks... to my shock absolutely nothing was done, not even a simple 'happy birthday'. Very disappointing for a restaurant that has such fantastic reviews. I manage rather large events for a living, and details like this should not be missed...I apologize for the negative review as it could have been so much better..."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "My wife and I went to AG to celebrate her birthday. We were not disappointed. The service was impeccable and the dinner was delicious. Each exquisite dish was presented with an explanation of what we were about to enjoy. And enjoy we did. The restaurant is divided to several semi private dining areas, allowing for a more intimate experience. The only negatives I can relate were the lack of signage directing you downstairs to the restaurant and the guitarist that started playing at 8. He had a wonderful voice but it was too loud. Conversation went out the window once he started playing. All in all, a meal you will. Not long forget"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our meal. The service was excellent and very helpful in menu selecting. The wine was amazing and the food was terrific. Have dined here once before and we will be coming back. I highly recommend this restaurant. It truly is a GEM!!!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Celebrating wedding anniversary. Food was excellent. Ambience very nice. Only criticism, server made several errors in serving wrong dish three different times. My desert was not what I had ordered but quickly removed and error corrected. We Southerners enjoy our ice cream and a "melon ball" serving size on SMALL slice of walnut cake left me wanting more. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "This is our getaway place when we just need to be alone without children. I wish we could go more often but distance does not allow this luxury. The food is perfect- both in presentation and taste, the service is spot on and you always feel as if you are the only people there. Cannot wait to return for our next romantic break. Truly an evening that is looked forward to."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Great dining experience with exceptional service. Knowledgable staff and very fresh farm to table creations! "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Went to AG this past Saturday night. The service was outstanding with the waiter being ever so helpful, especially with selecting wines from the Niagara Falls area. The food was beautifully presented and all our dishes were prepared perfectly. Could not recommend a restaurant more highly."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "This restaurant is great for special occasions. The ambiance is very romantic, the staff is polite and the food is amazing. The portions however was very small but I would recommend to my friends."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "If a view of the falls is more important than a wonderful meal then go somewhere else but I have been to the Falls countless times and have NEVER had a good experience dining out until now. The food at AG is farm to table with local ingredients that were truly remarkable. Their menu changes but the beef tenderloin never goes off and for good reason, it was outstanding! The loin of red deer was excellent as well. The BBQ quail and the fig and port infused goat cheese truffles which were both very good. The 2010 Tawse Pinot Noir shocked me by how good it was and the chocolate bread pudding with a peanut butter mousse was out of this world. The AG is up there with some of the best restaurants in NYC, I will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Food was amazing ! Service was also ! The beef tenderloin stole the show. Rabbit was good as well. A little expensive, but everything in Niagara Falls is. So you may as well enjoy an experience instead of a $15 burger down the street. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Food was absolutely delicious. I don't have one thing to complain about!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Service was extraordinary, informative and pleasant. Exceeded all expectations we had. Food was phenomenal and served at a great pace. Portions were perfect. Highly recommended. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "We were warned that there were not many good restaurants in Niagra Falls, an area known for overpriced and mediocre food. Luckily AG was recommended as the exception. I am glad to report that this recommendation was absolutely correct. AG is a remarkable restaurant that compares well to those in much loftier locals. Our dining experience was exceptional. Each course was built around a farm to table concept, beautifully presented and quite remarkable. The wine list, while not extensive, offers a good selection from local wineries. The decor is understated but very comfortable and the service was first rate. Without a doubt AG prepared the best meal we experienced during our visit. It should be at the very top of every visitors list."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "We loved everything about this restaurant: the delicious food, picture-plate dishes, outstanding service by Brandon & great interior. We had a wonderful evening. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
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