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The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra
The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra

The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://fallsviewrainbowroom.com
  • Phone: (905) 374-4447 x4134
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Daily: 7:00 am - 11:00 am;

    Lunch: Daily: closed until May 24th-2014

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary European
  • Executive Chef: John Casciato
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Falls Avenue
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra is located on Falls Avenue Resort, which provides guests with onsite parking in the directly connected Casino Niagara parking garage. This is a 24 hour secure parking garage with 7 floors of parking available provided to you free of charge when dinner with us. Just validate with our host upon arrival.
A word from The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra
Situated directly across from Niagara Falls is the most spectacular Falls view restaurant Niagara Falls has to offer. The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra is located within the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Falls view, and features the passion of renowned Chef Massimo Capra. The inspired menu showcases fresh local ingredients, paired with riches from Niagara's award winning wineries. Exceptional fine dining service and breathtaking views result in making The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra the complete Niagara Falls dining experience.

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "I choose this restaurant for two reasons. The first is the view and the second is the chef. The view was limited unless you had a certain 5 or 6 tables in front of the falls, the other tables did not offer such a spectacular view they claimed on their website. Second the food was not good at all. Salmon was dry, calmer made from a frozen bag, kids pizza was worse than McCains. The house salad was good and as was the warm bread. However service was very slow (not blaming the server…but it was) The dessert took over 20 minutes to come out and not that I need anything free, but they could have offered."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Seated by the window with a gorgeous view of the falls. We had cocktails to start along with the artichoke appetizer and charcuterie board. Both were fantastic. Our entries were equally so. Scallops, tenderloin, rack of lamb and the halibut - all were superb. We had well paired wine with our meal and finished it off with a lovely dessert of dark chocolate and caramel. The only downside was the accidental burst of bright light at the of the evening (closing time?). Luckily we were about to leave. Overall, it was a wonderful dining experience and we will return when we visit again."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "The falls is the main attraction here. Food very good, not great. Server was wonderful and knowledgeable. A bit pricy, but we had a lot to drink."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Did not like the food. Too far from the falls. Would not go there again. Nothing special."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • " Took a group there for dinner and had a great experience. Food very good, service excellent. Definitely recommend it. Also had dinner at Brasa restaurant, which was unfortunately quite a poor experience."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The food was good. Not an extensive menu, but plenty of selection. The appetizers were very fresh tasting and just the right size. The scallops were good as well. Nothing really exciting or over-the-top, just good food. As a result, because there was nothing spectacular or overly memorable, the prices are a bit high. The service was fine, not great. The views were awesome, but the ambiance fell flat."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The Rainbow Room offers an impressive view of Niagara Falls. We reserved a late night dinner (9:00 PM) so we could watch the fireworks over the falls. The staff dimmed the lights for the fireworks display and the result was an unobstructed view of the show. I would definitely recommend this location for the view alone. The food was also equally impressive. Everyone in our dinner party was raving about their dinner selection. Overall, definitely a great choice for a romantic and scenic dinner."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We made a reservation. When we arrived they sat us by a window with a view of Niagara Falls that was the best we had all week. The waiter was knowledgable, friendly and very helpful. The food was wonderful, every bite was full of taste, this was a sensational meal. I had the scallops, they were very good. The crusty fruit dessert topped off the dinner. If I come back I would make an 8 p.m. Reservation so I could enjoy the lights on Niagara in the night time. This is very fine dining so be prepared to pay for it. We spent $150.00 for two people."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "I was hoping for a great meal and I was NOT disappointed. The service was excellent and the view was beautiful, but it was the food that stole the show. I had a mouthhwatering tenderloin and my wife had an incredible New York Steak. Even the appetizers were excellent. The food tasted fresh and full of flavour! Will definitely return!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "My husband and I had dinner here on a Monday night in July 2014. The service was excellent and the view is just amazing! We could see the American and Canadian Falls perfectly. The food was just amazing! It's not cheap, but well worth the money. Compared to other restaurants we ate at while in Niagara Falls, the price was only slightly above the others. But I can't say enough about the food. It was just so amazingly delicious! We ate here once 5 yrs ago before Massimo Capra took over and it was very good then, but Chef Capra has taken this restaurant to a whole other level! Don't miss eating at this gem!"
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Highly recommend, not just for the view but the food was amazing aswell. The staff was VERY friendly and the manager came by to check on us too, and recommend places to see. Very good experience, will come back!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "From the food, to the great service, The Rainbow Room was a fantastic experience and I would go back again. The view of Niagara Falls is priceless, it was my first night in town and it was worth it! Wouldn't have imagined going anywhere else."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "We recently had a very enjoyable meal at the Rainbow Room. The view was spectacular and the food and service were outstanding - well worth a visit."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "excellent food, and an amazing view. Very romantic."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We asked for a table near a window and loved the spectacular view of Niagara Falls. The food was very good and service was great. Don't forget to order the artichoke appetizer it was excellent."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Great view with excellent service, price is reasonable for the area and with such view. Great for all occasions."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I was last at the Rainbow Room 2 years ago for a last minute Easter Sunday booking. I loved the food, the view and the service then. When my mother's 81st birthday came around, what better place for a special dinner? I had the wild board agnolotti with the sour cherry sauce. My mother had the seafood linguini and a friend had the fish special. We had a lovely table overlooking the Falls on a sunny evening. Desserts were wonderful and our server was attentive. I will come back any time that I can."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "What a great dinner for my wife and I! Booked this online based on reviews and it is everything everyone says it is. The view is spectacular. Wonderful full view of both falls and the Canadian side. The service is top notch!! We were constantly checked in on by either our waitress or the Asst. Manager. Our waitress was extremely helpful with drink selection for my wife. She definitely knew the menu and drinks. The food was as visually appealing as it was delicious. My wife got the filet, and it absolutely melted in her mouth. It was devine!! We have found a new special occasion dinner spot!!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Excellent service and above average food. Outstanding view."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I had an incredible time. The food was fantastic. We had the calamari appetizer which maybe the best breaded calamari i've personally ever eaten. For Entrees she had the Halibut which was a special of the day and I had the Rack of Lamb. Both where cooked perfectly and tasted even better then the dishes looked. Which was incredible. The servers where quick, polite and very friendly. The view of the 2 falls was also a nice treat while eating. Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This place can be classified as fine dining although the atmosphere was relaxed. The food was ample and tasty;and so fresh that the greens in my salad had supposedly come from the sous chef's garden that day. I think every restaurant should offer wine pairing and they do here! It makes choosing a wine so much easier for the wine enthusiast who isn't a connoisseur. We had a view of the Falls which was lovely and the weather cooperated but I wasn't so impressed by the roof we had to look beyond to see the Falls, not a big deal though. Our waitress was pleasant and attentive. When following the directions indicating how to get here, they stop at the elevators. Keep in mind that you then have to go up to the 10th floor to reach the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I have to say...I had low expectations. I thought it would be an expensive tourist trap....labelled fine dining but with underwhelming food. I was completely wrong. The food was AMAZING. High quality and cooked to perfection. Presentation was beautiful as well. I have been to very few tourist/hotel area restaurants labeled fine dining that actually fit the bill. The Rainbow Room was definitely at the top. I will reiterate because it was just that good....the food was AMAZING!!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "While the view is breath-taking, and the service outstanding, our entrees were a 50/50 split as to impressiveness. The scallops were second to none; however, the lobster risotto left something to be desired as the lobster was scarce and the flavor just wasn't there."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Highly anticipated but a total disappointment. Overly large, poorly presented main courses, tasted like 'tourist food'. Any relationship to his Mistura restaurant is purely coincidental. I fear Mr Capra has 'sold out'"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We were visiting from Maine and found this place on-line. The view was amazing, we watched the fireworks over the falls from our table. Our server Matt was the best! The food was outstanding, everyone loved their meals in our party of 4! We will be back."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "My daughter & I had a lovely experience here. The view was fantastic & the food was excellent cuisine but you will pay for all of that of course."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "We took a ceasar salad which was delicious even I found it a little bit acid. The linguini carbonara dish was fabulous. It's the best pasta I ever ate. It's the same for my boyfriend who take the half chicken... The cheesecake is very tasty and creamy.. it was so delicious. It's our first cheesecake and we don't regret it."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The chef at this restaurant was highly recommended and written up as one of Canada's top chefs. Overall we found the food very ordinary. I had the pork chop, which was nothing special. My husband had the lamb shank, which again was just OK. The food was not bad, and the service was good and it is a really lovely view. We just didn't find the food as special as we expected."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The restaurant is very classy and soothing. The music is not loud, the service, discreet. We had the pear&proscuitto and the fried artichokes, then the eggplant involtini and the scalops. The appetizers were delicous, and nicely portioned. The eggplants were perhaps overpriced but delicious. They might have been too little as a main, though. The scallops were on a bed of beets risotto, delicious and creamy, in addition to visually very appetizing. The paired wines were available by the glass and the waiter graciously accomodated our requests to share most plates (we like doing this to increase our ability to taste more options!) I was concerned being in a hotel restaurant in Niagara Falls on the strip but was not disappointed!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We just had our first experience at Rainbow Room this past Friday and can't wait to go back! Not only was our view amazing, our server Amy was probably one of the best servers we have ever had at a restaurant. She was extremely knowledgeable on the food, neighborhood, wines, etc. She was extremely friendly and made sure that we were happy with our meal and service. The food was served beautifully, delicious and I loved the fact that the ingredients were fresh. Can't wait to go back. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Overall everything was good. If I had to point out the negatives, the service was a bit slow and although we had requested a table with a view of the falls we didn't get it. Nevertheless the staff was very accommodating and nice, and we had a great time. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "When we made our reservations, we included that we were celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary. They were completely prepared to ensure we had a memorable meal. Our server, Tammy, was the best. We started w/a very good calamari. In addition, we were treated to a chef special complimentary appetizer. Our main courses of salmon and Mediterranean sea bass were exceptional. We washed everything down w/a local Riesling wine which was also very good. Our desert of a filo dough cheesecake was also complimentary and it too was delicious. The restaurant made our meal a memorable one and we are very thankful that they did. We would definitely dine here again and highly recommend the restaurant to anyone visiting Niagara Falls, Ontario."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "My husband and I went for dinner during our trip to Niagara Falls CN. We were seated at a table overlooking the falls. Our waiter, Matt, was extremely knowledgeable regarding the menu and local places not to miss! Our food was delightful, not too much but just enough to satisfy our hungry bellies! It was presented beautifully. I would definitely go here again!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I had dinner here during our stay in Niagara Falls. Our meals were prepared with care, were very well done, and had great flavors. The staff was extremely polite, helpful and friendly and the service was excellent. We'd definitely return on our next visit!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The view of the falls is nice but due to the orientation of the windows and the time of year (May) the sun is shining into your face. Wines we wanted were sold out. Then the waitress uncorked the wine and splashed it all over me. Shirt and pants. She was quick with the soda water and paid for a dessert. Just one. (I thought they should have comp'd the wine as I wore some of it). Ordered meat and cheese plate that came with no cheese. Huh? Waitress had to check with the chef on that one. Main course was seared scallops over risotto that was actually quite good. Cooked perfectly. Really wanted to have a special anniversary dinner that turned out to be just ok. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "This was recommended for having excellent views; they were adequate, but some of the windows on this 10th floor restaurant atop a one time premier hotel (now the Crowne Plaza) are obscured by columns. Scallops and rack of lamb are their two signature dishes. The lamb WAS superior. Scallops atop a somewhat chewy risotto would have been overpowered by the hollandaise-like sauce that is best asked for on the side. Service was attentive and enthusiastic, and was the overall redeeming factor. This place has seen it's day, and I suspect there are better views and better food in newer, less "tired" surroundings. Nevertheless, dinner was enjoyable, and we left satisfied."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "My husband & I had dinner at The Rainbow Room for our 1st Wedding Anniversary - and it was PERFECT! We were greeted by Ellie - who was very nice. Our Server (Matt) was knowledgable and DOWN TO EARTH! We had a wonderful Fallsview "window" table which allowed us to see THE most beautiful rainbow half way through our meal. We now know why they call it The Rainbow Room :). We can't say ENOUGH about how delicious the food is. DELICIOIUS!!!!!! Esp. the Seared Sterling Salmon & the Butternut Squash soup!!! Overall - our 1st Wedding Anniversary was well spent; but dining at The Rainbow Room was an extra little "cherry" on top. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Beautiful view of the American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls in the distance. Friendly staff. My wife had the Rack of Lamb which was excellent, large portion size and very tasty. I had the Linguini Carbonara which was decent. Calamari appetizer was very good. Prizes are at the fine dining level, service was very good. The décor is outdated and worn. Needs an update badly."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Wonderful view, excellent food and super wines. Great experience, thank you!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The restaurant was very beautiful with an amazing view of the falls on the US and Canadian side. We generally get a bottle of wine with dinner to compliment both of our meals, but the menu offered suggestions with each item -- so we decided to follow it that evening. They were nicely paired and the Fettuccine Bolognese was extremely delicious. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014