Inn on the Twenty
Inn on the Twenty

Inn on the Twenty

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.innonthetwenty.com/
  • Phone: (905) 562-7313
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Daily: 8:00am - 10:00am;
    (OFFERING A CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST OF FRESH FRUIT,
    PASTRIES, COLD CEREALS, YOGURT + FEATURED DAILY
    HOT ITEM FROM OUR KITCHEN.)

    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm;

    Light Menu: Daily: 3:00pm - 4:30pm;

    Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Frank Romano
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: PRIVATE ROOMS: Rooms can be viewed at www.innonthetwenty.com WINDOWS ON THE TWENTY: Windows On The Twenty offers a spectacular view of the Twenty Mile Creek Valley for up to 135 guests. This room offers a bright airy atmosphere by day and romantic golden ambiance by night. This room can also be reconfigured for meetings up to 100 participants. THE JORDAN ROOM: The Jordan Room features six large windows over looking the charming Main Street of Jordan. An elegant dining environment for up to 48 guests. An ideal room for meetings up to 20 boardroom style. THE WINE LIBRARY: The Wine Library, which is downstairs, offers private dining for intimate groups of no more than 24. Immediately adjacent to our front door, this room offers the opportunity for your guests to easily wander out onto our terrace on pleasant evenings. THE VINTNER’S CELLAR: This fully renovated space in our century-old cellar provides a completely unique venue for a special event up to 40 guest
  • Private Party Contact: Special Events (905)562-5336x313

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 19th Street
  • Public Transit: Unlike an urban property, On The Twenty is not well served by public transportation options. We urge you to consider this issue in planning the conclusion of your evening or event.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We provide ample parking next door for both the restaurant and Inn. Additional parking is available a short walk up the street at our Jordan House Inn property.
A word from Inn on the Twenty
On The Twenty was envisioned as a place where Niagara's food and wine bounty could be presented in an innovative and inspiring way. We aim to deliver freshness and sophistication to meals that will harmonize well with the wines of Cave Spring and its colleagues in this unique wine region. Where possible, we focus on fresh regional produce that our neighbours grow here in Niagara. Our location was decided on by Leonard Pennachetti who, when looking for a building with a great cellar, happened upon the old Jordan Wines building. The building in which the restaurant is located dates back to the 1830s. The addition of the terrace, restaurant, meeting space, gardens, and many retail boutiques have totally changed the character of both the building and this end of historic Jordan Village. All in all, Jordan Village makes a great destination for a day trip, special event, or a romantic getaway. It is our privilege to enjoy Jordan everyday, we would love to share it with you.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Inn on the Twenty reviews from OpenTable diners
109 reviews since July 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (80)fit for foodies (58)romantic (58)scenic view (58)notable wine list (44)great for lunch (31)good for groups (24)neighborhood gem (22)great for brunch (15)great for outdoor dining (4)late-night find (3)kid-friendly (2)hot spot (1)Show More
  • KitKat
    KitKat
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The presentation of the Beet Salad was spectacular. The Duck Breast was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Inn on the Twenty
    Qatarguy1
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Very nice setting, very good service. Food tasty and well prepared, but not fantastic.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • On the Twenty
    Derek
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    It was really a great experience. Could not have been better. The food was fantastic, the restaurant was beautiful and the views were great.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfection
    Thegoodlife
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Beautiful restaurant, delicious food, great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I set my expectations too high
    szfoodie
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I think I had higher hopes for my experience. We were a party of 2 for 8pm reservations. We were seated promptly, the atmosphere and lighting was perfect. The menu was nicely varied with lots of good choices. But things went downhill from there. My dining partners scallops were fishy smelling, and my beef carpaccio was bland, without any accompaniments to perk it up. My dining partner's steak was undercooked, which required being sent back and thus creating the ackward situation where one is finished and the other isn't. The dessert, labelled sticky toffee pudding, was merely a spice cake with icecream. Overall, I was hoping to have my taste buds wooed, but they were underwhelmed. I don't think I'd go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • All rant, no rave...
    cabmerlot
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    After many years of wanting to go to Inn on the Twenty, we picked this fall to go and hopefully catch the changing leaves. We did get to experience this. As for the food to go with the view, it was terribly disappointing. I'm not sure who is responsible for pairing the dishes, but they are missing the mark on so many levels. The special soup was very nice, the mixed tomato appy was okay. The pacific shrimp appy was horrible. The blend of watermelon, feta, shrimp and mint sorbet was all over the place and not tasty. Our main of lamb with risotto was very poor. The risotto just didn't belong on the plate and was not well done, my lamb had to be sent back because it wasn't cooked on the inside, I mean raw! I had asked for med. Save the $
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Foodie4life
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Exceptional dining experience! Great food, mussels and gourmet burger, were excellent. The service was also noteworthy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Richlyn
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    As always, we had a really good brunch in a very nice atmosphere with excellent service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Accomodating Service, Great Dining
    Finn
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great setup for our group of seven who were meeting & dining. The menu was diverse enough to meet a variety of preferences including vegetarians. Rave reviews of the Arctic Char special, the Canadian Lamb Loin, and the Wellington County Beef Burger. The dessert offerings were as delicious as the k The service was exemplary - and very accommodating to our need to meet around the meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Food and service was excellent, the surroundings/ ambience were lacking and the noise level in the dining room created the conversation impossible at the table. It was not how I remembered the Inn on Twenty.
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  • Food excellent, good presentation.
    FoodyEd1234
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Food was excellent, good presentation. Wine list was short. Had the Duck was supposed to be cooked as recommended by our waiter ROSY. came to us cook Blue. However the plate was full of flavor. No excuse for plate being under cooked as the room was 1/4 full so no pressure there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The dinner we had was the best food I have ever had, the presentation was excellent. Everything was cooked to perfection and I would recommend this place to everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place for lunch
    OakvilleRegulars
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We are regulars at the Inn on the Twenty. Service was excellent and usually the food is excellent. We ordered the smoked pork chops and were a little dispointed that it did not the "smoked" taste as per previous visits. Everyhing else was great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gorgeous Jem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We loved our meal and wine selection at Inn on the Twenty-it's far better than the other top spot we heard about in the area. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved "On the Twenty"
    hatestocook
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Loved "On the Twenty". Our server (Patty I believe) was fabulous. We loved the fact that the tables were not too close together. The food and the service were excellent. The only negative (and it is a very small negative) would be the scallop appetizer. While it tasted great and the presentation was beautiful I believe they only used one scallop (very thinly sliced). An extra scallop or two would have been nice.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely and elegant
    Tessaboo
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Food was quite gourmet and server was friendly, very knowledgeable with not only the menu but also the wine list. My fois gras was superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food
    jwongclan
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    One of the gems in wine country. The food is always top notch and reasonably priced for the area. Service can be on the slow side. Overall a solid choice for consistently high quality food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • on the twenty
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    on the twenty is a destination because it is in the middle of nowhere between Buffalo NY and Toronto or Stratford, Ontario. It sits in a lush escarpment in the Jordan Valley. The food is unique, first rate, and extremely well prepared. We have been there many times, but this time Kathy Fox was our server. She was prompt, funny, very efficient and kind, and just great fun. She had a difficult table next to us and handled it with great aplomb. Also Patty at the desk was extremely good. Their winery, Cave Spring, has some of the best wine anywhere.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great presentation and great food
    Toronto1
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Th efood was inventive, the presentation very pleasing and very we had good service. A simple recipe for success.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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  • less than satisfying
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    when ordering the scallop appetizer I did not realize that it would be raw and when it came it smelled very fishy (fresh scallops usually don't smell that bad) I did manage to discreetly dispose of them. even less appetizing was the duck breast very under done steak is fine "blue rare" but duck not so much. I just paid the bill and left the food on the plate. perhaps the chef is a cannibal or just was in a rush to get done for the night? Morrie Baylor
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  • ambrot
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Fabulous dinner in wine country. My husband's white shrimp on watermelon with arugula pesto and cucumber sorbet was to die for, and I loved my heirloom tomato salad. My smoked duck breast was perfection. Great service as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Wonderful
    foodilicious
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Once again our dining experience at the Inn was perfect!! Food was delish, wait staff fantabulous, atmosphere perfect!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best near Niagara on the Lake
    LindaIg
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    These days it's called a dining experience .Truly good food prepared with skill and knowledge. There's hardly anything beyond okay in this part of Niagara and this is way beyond that. Seasoning enhances not overwhelms, presentation is attractive without architecture, service is appropriately friendly not obsequious. Expensive but not overpriced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • Not disappointed
    JRMcH
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We hadn't been to the restaurant for several years but had pleasant memories. We were not disappointed with our return visit. Great view complimented by superior service and food.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch
    satisfied1
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    All of us would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My aunt's first visit to Niagara
    SYBJtam
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    It was a sunny Monday and was my aunt's first visit to Niagara. I have been in On the Twenty before and wanted to show her. We ordered 2 lunch specials of pork chop. Th esoup was pear and pear with goat cheese. It was hot and tasty. But the pork chop was so so lean and dry. My aunt is an elderly, she found hard to chew. The other pork chop is very much the same just that I sliced it in to very thin slices. The dessert is a straberry pudding - nothing extraordinary. To me, the food at On the Twenty had deteriated comparing to previous year. I don't think i will go back again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • Wheezer
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We were placed at the window overlooking the garden which was a lovely spot. Our server was very busy but took great care to ensure that were well looked after. The meals were exquisite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • While in Jordan
    Watercolor
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The Inn on the Twenty Restaurant was wonderful. Food very good to excellent. The salads and deserts are highlights. The service is wonderful. We had Claire serve us on the first of two dinners. She was professional, fun and attentive. She has been a server at the Inn on Twenty for several years and it shows in her knowledge, attentiveness and fluid service. We also had breakfast at the Inn on the Twenty as we stayed at the Bed and Breakfast of the same name. The service was exceptional and the breakfast which included cold and hot offerings delicious. Thank you Joanne! You are truly a gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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  • Romantic birthday celebration
    Eugene59
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    My wife surprised me with reservations. It gave us a chance to dressup and make going here, another date night. There is a great variety of choices on the menu and the tastes "mmmmh good". The presentation was exquisite and the birthday candle on my panna cotta was a nice touch. The last notable time we were @ Inn on the Twenty was July 8, 2012...it was the 5 yr Anniversary of my wife's "2nd chance at Life". My wife's life was saved @ LHSC on July 8, 2007 @ 6am, Patty had a liver transplant. Kind regards, Eugene Serwatiak.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Fantastic experience -- we brought our children -- first time for our son in law from Calgary -- so we wanted it to be special and it was!! Thanks so much. Highly recommend it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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  • Country elegance
    Canuck73
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Delicious food. Nice for couples for a special occasion. Would have loved it if they had an outdoor patio. Beautifully refurbished interior.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable evening
    LandD
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    It was our first time there. We would definitely return. Food was great. Brian was very professional, and his service certainly helped to make the evening enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well paired food and wines
    Ottawa
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Our attentive, knowledgeable server gave great advice on pairing Cave Spring wines with our various dishes. Luscious pork. Just-right serving sizes for a three-course lunch.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 76 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 549 reviews are from the Inn on the Twenty reviews archive.
  • Great ambience!
    luv2eat
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We had a special occasion dinner at Inn on the Twenty. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. The smoked duck breast melted in your mouth and the vegetables were tender crisp not soggy. Would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special place for a special meal
    ladieslunch
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Once again a delicious meal and friendly and attentive service. The asparagus soup was fantastic. The house Riesling matched the pork loin perfectly. Only one (of four) of us left a speck on the plate and that was to be taken home for the next day's lunch. And there was a candle with dessert (not ordered in advance) for the Birthday girl!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good as usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Inn on the Twenty is one of the choices (the other is Vineland) for me to stop for a bite while on the wine route. The food is always good and the wines from Cave Spring are always reliable and fairly priced. My daughter had a lamb loin which was done medium, it was juicy and favourful, the lamb sausage on the side tasted great too. My lunch set comes with a cream of asparagus soup which was light and fit for summer. The pork chop was grilled to perfection with home fries done with duck fat. The dessert pudding was light and not too sweet. Great lunch with great service.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Foodie77
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We have eaten here many times over the years with delight. This time we were bringing guests there and had raved about dinner. Sadly, our advanced raves didn't meet the reality. The chef seemed to have lost his salt shaker in preparation of most dishes. The soup was so bland each of us had to season it. The ribeyes were cooked correctly but the meat was tough (but cut) and severely under-seasoned. The ambiance is great, but overall not a great experience and likely won't be back anytime soon. Far too big of a bill to be dissatisfied as much as we were. In general a much more senior clientele that night so perhaps they are cooking more to the demographic who prefer less salt and flavour.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • HardtoPlease
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Delicious food and attentive service in a beautiful setting. I had not been to the Inn in quite a few years and it was good to see it is as good now as it was then.
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  • Frosty
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Great ambiance lovely view and terrific service although on the pricey list. A lovely restaurant for a special occasion for lunch or dinner for a couple or group. We have been several times when in Jordan and always highly recommend the venue. Always consistent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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  • Nice place to get good food
    OakvilleRegulars
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My wife and I go there at least once every two months. We drive from Oakville to Jordan as we enjoy the area (not the traffic on QEW). Food is excellent and great value.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate