Trius Winery Restaurant
Trius Winery Restaurant
  • Address:
    1249 Niagara Stone Road
    Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
    Neighborhood:
    Niagara-on-the-lake
  • Cuisine:
    Continental
    Price: CAN$51 and over

Trius Winery Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.triuswines.com/
  • Phone: 8005828412x3
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 8:30pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental
  • Executive Chef: Frank Dodd
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Trius Winery Restaurant
Trius Winery Restaurant celebrates the relationship between our land, our people, our wines and our food. Chef Frank Dodd showcases locally inspired cuisine made with ingredients from the bounty of Niagara Wine Country, and Winemaker Craig McDonald pairs them with wines made from grapes that grow in the same soil. Extend your stay in Wine Country, and allow us to arrange a private tasting in The Loft or another Winery Experience prior to your meal.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Trius Winery Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
162 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (112)scenic view (111)great for outdoor dining (111)special occasion (102)romantic (96)notable wine list (82)great for lunch (55)good for groups (38)great for brunch (35)neighborhood gem (14)hot spot (8)kid-friendly (2)late-night find (2)Show More
  • Very pleasant experience
    Thomas
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Outside view from table inside is wonderful. Food is of good quality and menu is imaginative. Wait staff are friendly. The minor imperfection is that the interior is showing its age. The decor is still good and clean, but one can see the smudge on the walls.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular Food presentation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Enjoyable dining experience, service was excellent, food taste was good there's a lot of flavours with the 5 course fixed menu which I highly recommend, the only minor issue if I had to be critical would be the hot items were luke warm, but food presentation was spectacular probably the best I've seen. Each dish was magazine menu cover worthy (compliments to the chef and his brigade).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Find
    WineHunter
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Trius Restaurant will exceed your expectations! Great food, Great Wine and great service! It was our first time eating at Trius Restaurant, but i have to say it was an absolutely fantastic dinner Friday night. The lamb was done absolutely perfect and everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Great ambience, fantastic food, of course great wine, and first rate service. Would highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Scenic View Quality Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We had nice weather when we ate at the restaurant. The outdoor tables offered great scenic view. The service was impressive. Food quality and taste was wonderful, great wine pairing. We were having a very enjoyable lunch as most tables including ours were small groups of 2 to 4 people. It was an ideal environment for casual get together. Unfortunately, close to the end of our lunch, a big group of over 10 people arrived and sat close to us. The group was noisy and moved around a lot in front of us taking pictures, it was rather disturbing. I recommend the restaurant to seat larger groups in a corner (preferably designated for bigger groups), further away from the smaller tables so that everyone can enjoy their meal without interruption.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a night to remember
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Had a wonderful wine tasting and meal for our anniversary at Trius. What a perfect evening with romance all around. The staff were knowledgeable, friendly and went out of their way to make our time there special. We alerted our waiter to a serious gluten allergy, and they accommodated it flawlessly. We were even brought some homemade gluten free bread! Beautiful setting, food that I will be dreaming about for a long time. Everything was delicious, but the cauliflower soup was out of this world. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great place
    winelover42
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    2nd time dining at the Trius restaurant and so far I have not been disappointed. All around great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    hadagreattime
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Really good food and the ambience was terrific, especially eating outside on the patio and looking out onto the vineyard. The pasta was one of the best I've had. Bravo.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was amazing...
    fudluva
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    This was our second time eating at Trius. To our surprise, this dinner was even better than last time (brunch). The rack of lamb stole the show, all of us could not stop going on about how great it was. We all said next time we would have to order an extra dish so each person would have more!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome surprise!!!!
    Bliss
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We arrived expecting lunch on Sunday and when told it was a brunch menu, we thought "NOOOO!!! not another Bennie creation." We marveled at what was placed before us. Our server was not only attentive and knowledgeable, but authentic in his desire to make this a memorable experience. It was! Thank you for a great start to a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exquisite!
    CeeDeeLL
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    A feast for your senses, or those you may be trying to impress!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent experience
    Claumo
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very nice service, excellent food, super romantic view, good list of wines, surprise desert
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An amazing experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The Trius restaurant is one of the most delightful dining experiences. I have traveled around the world and been to many restaurants, but this one stands out among them all. The service is spectacular - friendly, engaging staff and everything is like clockwork. The chef is creative and the fact that it is farm to table dining makes it even more special. I take visitors to Trius whenever I can and fully recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous patio
    live2eat
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    After visiting many wineries, we were so pleased to have stopped here for lunch! The portions are small but very delicious. The view of the vineyard from the patio was perfect. Definitely a must if your in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WOW!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Great ambience! The food is out of this world! My wife said her Capon was the best she ever had. And my pate...what can I say, I could have had that with the bread and wine and been 100% satisfied with just that. Don't miss out. Just go. Our 8yr old was with us for lunch and the other patrons didn't mind. Not stuffy or pretentious like some other wineries. PS...get the wine pairing, it's worth it!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    CathyandColleen
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    A lovely spot - sat on the patio overlooking the vineyard. The food was terrific and the service excellent. Great meal and good value.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Commuter
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    What can be said other than, OUTSTANDING, in every aspect
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Memorable evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Decided to order the lamb for 2 and it was wonderful. Service was excellent and very attentive. Have enjoyed the cusine at this resaturant before and have not been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Ce fut un délicieux moment dans un cadre remarquable
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Room with a view
    Debombus
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We ate lunch on the outdoor patio nestled under the umbrellas surrounded by greenery, a water fountain and a horizon filled with hilly rows of vineyards! Great ambience for a relaxing afternoon. Wait staff was extremely polite, friendly and knowledgeable about all the menu choices as well as the special events and history of Hillebrand. Our waitress was very approachable,attentive and helpful which enhanced our dining experience. Our menu choices were superb....the maple brined pork was done to perfection and melted in your mouth. The summer salad bowl was a colourful creation of beets, cheese, red onion and walnut...flavours all well balance. A tasty surprise was the seasonal corn bisque..creamy and with a smoky finish. Wine....fantastic!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Overall a great experience. The food was beautifully prepared and presented and our multiple servers couldn't have been better. If a little more could have been done to baffle the wind on the patio it would have been perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT
    rear0831VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The Food was very creative and delicious our Server Sue was very pleasant We highly recommend this restaurant for foodies you will be extremely satisfied. Excellent wine list
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    My husband and I had one of the best meals we've ever had at Trius, we did the tasting menu and it was pretty much perfection. We've done many tastings at other restaurants where we liked some of the dishes but not all but at Trius each dish was equally amazing. It was the type of meal that at the end you wished you could go back and start all over again. It was so good in fact that no other restaurants compared the rest of our vacation. In hindsight we wish we could have just gone there every night, we can't stop talking about it. Our server too was so nice, she was very sweet and enhanced the experience that much more.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A place you will remember
    Poon
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Having a fantastic meal next to the vineyard, birds, breeze, good wine, complex taste, fine service, what else you need? Bring your love one and have a good time there, I'll definately go again and recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciate food, wine and love.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Casual elegance
    Canuck73
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Delicious food with attentive yet friendly service. Beautiful outdoor dining experience. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rustic Cuisine, delectably elevated
    GeCk0
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Fantastic restaurant on a beautiful winery. Visited during a weekend getaway. It just happened to coincide with the Blues Festival and the atmosphere was electric. The wait staff were very attentive and very relaxed. We were a little worried since the Blues Festivities meant a limited menu, but we need not have been as the food was top notch. I would best describe it as rustic cuisine but delectably elevated. The corn bisque was perfectly balanced and not too sweet, but the crostini and pork belly gave it the perfect balance. The Wellington prime rib was perfectly cooked and the accoutrements were deliciously thought out. My girlfriend and I both enjoyed our meals greatly and we will definitely come back when we are next in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great view and allergy friendly
    AnnetteVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    The view from the patio is gorgeous and the service is very good. They went out of their way to accommodate our allergies. The food was excellent but the menu was a bit limited. One surprise was the wine served with dinner was very reasonably priced and not marked up as we had expected in a winery. Lovely evening. Would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The food and wine was great, but our server lacked personality. The server waited on us like we were at Denny's. Very quick, and no classy presentation. But we loved the food and wine. Just not the server.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trius
    tinysan
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    This is a beautiful place with very nice wines, but a shallow dinner least! It was quite disappointing to see so few entree meals. We were there about 3 years ago and it was quite different! I could not recommend this to our friends!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best resto in Niagara region
    yamimomiVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Chef Frank Dodd is a magician. every course from the amazing "fish &chips" to the personalized dessert he created for us , was a culinary magic. out standing flavours with eye popping artistic presentations. Bravo! we'v been eating here for the past 12 years and this visit was the best . we took the 5 course menu, it was wearth every penny . service was friendly knowledgeable and impecable. we will definitely come back. no doubt , this is the best restaurant in the Niagara region !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful ambiance and food
    Srecoon
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We started our day with a tour of the winery and ended with a scrumptious perfectly paced meal of very high standards. The server was so kind and very accommodating and the food was extraordinary. We loved the wine pairings with each item. Great experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    gaby
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Food, location, service... everything was outstanding and we had a great experience. I highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wine country's best kept secret
    FoodE
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    A food lover's go to. Always fresh, local and thoughtfully composed. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Very clean and comfortable interior. A great spot to dine and watch the sunset over the beautiful vineyard. Definitely a must try!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderul cuisine and service
    ASHCA
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Fresh local ingredients, prepared imaginatively without being overdone with too many flavours. Service is flawless. Relaxed atmosphere. Perfect wine country retreat!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Trius is a Treat
    PAVC
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My husband and I come from Rochester to NOTL every year to celebrate our anniversary. This is the second year we chose Trius for its tasting menu with wine pairing. We were not disappointed. Each course was expertly prepared and beautifully plated. The wine pairings enhanced the flavor of each course and each course enhanced the flavor of each wine. The patio is beautiful and the vineyard view at sunset is picture perfect. The service is quite good. Each server seems well-trained and is able to discuss both wine and food. The meal was well paced with a nice amount of time between each course. I would definitely recommend a trip to Trius.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, beautiful setting
    Petuniapp
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The vineyard setting is scenic, the ambience is beautiful, the food is amazing and the staff was helpful and friendly. We had been looking forward to a specific dessert, but the menu had changed the day before. Our waitress checked with the kitchen, and there were two left of the dessert we wanted, and they would hold them for us. Some of the best chocolate pots de creme! Of course, it's off the menu for now, but staff trying very hard to make the experience great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Enjoyable
    doogie
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Menu selections and dish preparation very interesting and results enjoyable. Service is always excellent
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • You won't be disappointed
    Mikeb
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Excellent Food at a Winery great service and very accommodating ! Try all the wines Trius Red very Good
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    we all thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere & food. the staff was so helpful & professional. and that VIEW, WOW! we were proud Canadians showing off our Niagara region to 2 out of country guests, and we were so impressed by everything at Trius. we will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pleasant experience
    g1nikki
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We did the 3 course brunch with wine pairing... each course presentation was very well done, tastes good but the portions were a bit small unless you got the pasta.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely...but better last time
    NiagaraFan
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    It was a lovely dinner and the food was excellent...but there were 2 things that were a little annoying... 1) We reserved a table outside about a month ago through your service, and we were given a lousy table in back corner... 2) We ordered red meat dishes as our main course...and were not given steak knives...making it a little more difficult to cut our meat. When we asked about knives...we were told that the chef does not allow steak knives because the meat should be tender enough to cut with a regular knife...it was not. So we had to work at it. It was not tough, but it was annoying. That being said, Chris, our waiter was very nice and very helpful...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet