Windows by Jamie Kennedy
Windows by Jamie Kennedy

Windows by Jamie Kennedy

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://windowsbyjamiekennedy.com/
  • Phone: 8663744408x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Daily 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Canadian
  • Executive Chef: Ross Midgley
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Farm to Table, View, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Dinner: Daily: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Special Events: Niagara Culinary Experiences:

    Friday October 24, 2014 - Octoberfest with Sam Fiore featuring:
    Oast House Brewers • Silversmith Brewers • Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier • Innis & Gunn

    Friday January 16, 2015 - Icewine Dinner with Jamie Kennedy

    Dinner Tickets & Hotel Packages are available, Visit www.SheratonOnTheFalls.com for info

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Falls Avenue and Clifton Hill (Located within Sheraton on the Falls Hotel)
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Windows by Jamie Kennedy
**Join us Friday October 24, 2014 for Octoberfest with Sam Fiore. Our 5-course Harvest menu will be enhanced by beer pairings from two local micro-breweries. Visit www.SheratonOnTheFalls.com for info**

Welcome to a revolutionary dining experience in the heart of Niagara Falls! Recipient of the prestigious CAA/AAA 4-Diamond Award(the only fallsview restaurant to receive the rating and one of only three restaurants in Niagara), Windows by Jamie Kennedy champions the rich local bounty available right in its own backyard. No Chef is more respected for his dedication to regional gastronomy than Chef Kennedy, and Niagara presents beautiful farmland, skilled artisans, and renowned vineyards for inspiration. Located at the Sheraton on the Falls hotel, Windows offers the finest in local cuisine, and one of the world's most spectacular views of the Falls.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Windows by Jamie Kennedy reviews from OpenTable diners
87 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (81)romantic (52)special occasion (47)fit for foodies (34)notable wine list (30)good for groups (10)hot spot (8)late-night find (4)neighborhood gem (3)great for brunch (2)great for lunch (2)kid-friendly (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Great food and exccellent service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My girlfriend and I recently attended Windows for dinner on her birthday. The food at this restaurant was amazing - we enjoyed the Salad as a shared appetizer - very fresh/local and the smoked bacon and chevre cheese were delicious. Main courses ordered were the Sablefish and the Scallops. Sablefish melted in your mouth and the accompanying risotta was also quite flavourful and perfectly prepared. The scallops were large and tasty, and we also shared an order of the famous twice cooked fries - once again, perfect. When it came time for desert the waiter brought out a piece of cheese cake with a candle free of charge. Service was impecable - great suggestions and very helpful. Would recommend this restaurant to friends any time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Foxtail
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My fiance and I had an incredible dining experience. Our romantic night started off with the beautiful view and the atmosphere which was rounded off by the helpful and cheerful server. The food was delicious and well proportioned. We had the squash soup and shrimp/lobster appetizers along with the warm bread and peach butter. Then we had the scallops and beef tenderloin for entrees. Both were simply delicious. We even had side dishes of seasoned french fries with the best sauces for dipping as well as sauteed mushrooms. Last, we capped off the meal with the most wonderful peach dessert. It was like an open tart. I wish I could remember the name, but it was delightful. I would recommend highly!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hit the mark
    hard2please
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I arranged for a party of 10 for dinner. The service was prompt, the food was really good. Interesting variety. The server knew we had a time issue and made sure everything was handled accordingly. The view was fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • memories to last a lifetime!!
    Bliss
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Really no words to describe the experience adequately. I've never had such an outstanding meal. Never have seen "sablefish" on a menu. I often find vegetables either over or under cooked. These were perfect! Also, the risotto. There were four of us and each meal was outstanding. I am someone who always adds salt or pepper to my food. Not that night. Never missed it. AND I could taste every subtle flavor the chef bestowed on his creation. Our sommellier was a great help and gave us some background on the wine we chose. (we had two bottles). Our server, Lorne, was very polite, professional and personable. All in all, a perfect celebration of my daughter's 50th birthday and my first visit to the Falls. Thank you Jamie!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meal of our vacation!
    BdayWeekend
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My girlfriend and I spent the weekend in Canada at Niagara Falls for my 35th birthday. We covered a lot of ground in just 3 days. Our first night we had reservations with a place considered to be "done well" and I was not overly impressed. I had been to this type of dining before and thought it could have been better. As soon as I looked at the menu for windows I knew right away I wanted the scallops. My girlfriend thought the same, so I went with the salmon. They were both great choices. My girlfriend says, some of the best scallops she has ever had. I loved everything that came out, but at the top of my list was the pear shallot butter that comes with the bread. Wow! Oh, and I cannot forget to mention our server was second to none.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Honeymooner
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We loved everything about dining at Windows - especially the view. Lorne was simply outstanding in providing excellent service, along with the fabulous food and presentation.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely dinner
    dayendayout
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Food was very lovely. Server was excellent. Would have loved a more private table as we had some chatterboxes beside us. We booked this restaurant for our wedding dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodaholic
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We were really surprised that in a restaurant of this caliber that the lamb was tough and overdone.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    The vien is amazing, service top notch but the food is not as good as I was expected from Jamie Kennedy.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great meal
    Janni
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Our meals were fabulous and memorable to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. The only unfortunate thing, was a very young baby crying and screaming frequently during our meal. We realize the restaurant is not responsible for people bringing babies into an inappropriate scenario...but it was definitely irritating. It was an expensive meal and ambiance is as important. Would recommend this restaurant most definitely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    wpmct
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The view of the Falls and the food was excellent. The soup was incredible and piping hot when served as it should be. The waitress was ok and rushed us a little. A little noisy but the whole experience deserves a nine out of ten. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful "Windows"
    DrFoodLover
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our first time having dinner at Windows. Our server was cheery, knowledgeable, professional and attentive. Our meals were perfectly prepared and presented. Wine list was offered great selection and variety. Yummy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • More than just the view
    Geetee
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Made a last minute reservation on a Saturday and since there were a lot of times available i thought it might not be good. We were very pleasantly surprised. The view of Niagara Falls is spectacular. We had rainbow trout and salmon which were both done to perfection. The service was attentive. Great dining experience. Surprised that there were not more people there. Maybe it is a little pricey and not a place fir kids so that may deter some people from dining there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Windows Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Great for night dining and view of the Falls. Get tables by window to see illuminations and possible fireworks.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lauren
    LHot
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    What an amazing experience! I discovered the restaurant a few weeks before our trip was scheduled, so I just threw my name on the list in hopes of having a somewhat decent meal away from most of the tourists in NF. What we got was much more than we anticipated. Our server was amazing, explaining all of the dishes to my husband and even recommending a wine that would go with both of our dishes equally (hubby had beef tenderloin and I had scallops). He was exceptional and descriptive. With the beautiful unobstructed view of the Falls in front of us and some romantic lighting above, it was the perfect setting for our romantic weekend. We will be back! With friends!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Come for the food AND the view!
    Izzysmama
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Niagara Falls is the land of chain restaurants and fast food. Thankfully there is Windows where one can have an extraordinary dining experience. So glad I found it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Simply yummy
    DonnaK
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food by great chef Jamie Kennedy was fantastic. Beet and Stilton starter followed by a BC fish that was superb. My partner had a short rib starter followed by Ontario rack of lamb, delicious. The view of Niagara Falls was wonderful and we watched fireworks ove the falls with a brandy after dinner. The Ontario regional wines on offer were excellent. Service was helpful and friendly. A great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food, Average Ambient
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We are a big fan of Jamie Kennedy and when we heard that The Windows restaurant has been opened with his menu (though he is not in the kitchen), we were very excited to try the place. The Windows has a great location, with fantastic view of the falls. Dining room itself is not very big, tables/chairs and stuff on the table were very ordinary though and did not match the quality and presentation of the food. Other than that, the service was excellent, our server was very knowledgable and helpful, food was excellent, presentation outstanding, and the wine list selection and price appropriate. We really enjoyed ourselves. I strongly recommend this restaurant for special occasions, and also for people who consider themselves foodies.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, view and wait staff
    nngo2k
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The Nova Scotia Scallop with polenta is to die for. The scallop was cooked to perfection, and when taken with a bite of polenta, it was harmony. The Sable Fish with risotto was excellent. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and chose the perfect wine pair for us. Though it is pricey, but the view, food, wait staff and menu designed by one of the top Canadian Chef was well worth the money. I highly recommend this restaurant for a romantic night out or special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bon restaurant
    Hochelaga76
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Windows by Jamie Kennedy est un bon restaurant avec une fantastique vue sur les chutes. Cependant, j'ai trouvé le niveau des prix assez élevé, même si la nourriture est bonne, le rapport qualité prix n'est pas très favorable, on paie la vue.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overrated & Expensive
    Pennsy
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The view of the falls was breathtaking, but the food was bland - at best! Both food and drinks were incredibly over-priced, and alcoholic drink portions were tiny (only 1 oz. of alcohol is used). Our server, Terry was EXTREMELY accommodating and took a personal interest in pleasing his customers. Avoid this place, but if you must go please make sure you sit in Terry's section.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Choice
    CP37
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I had dinner here to celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary. The food was fantastic, the server was really nice. I had hoped that they may have given us a dessert as they were aware that we were celebrating our anniversay. Overall experience was great
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Almost perfect...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Went here to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and had an amazing time. The ambiance was romantic, service was efficient and the food was fresh, unique and very delicious. Our server was well informed and pleasant. We started with house bread and infused butter! The scallops were cooked to perfection with a sweet and tangy sauce and the chicken two ways was flavourful and different. Dessert was to die for (we had the gluten free chocolate cake)! My only negative comment is for the the California roll, it was not what I expected and definitely not worth the money. This is why my experienced was almost perfect...
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • all I can say is excellent!!!
    blondie
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We had dined at the watermark also and windows just blew them away. The food was far superior and service was impeccable. We enjoyed every minute of our dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A wonderful meal with a view!
    3girlsfromluton
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    We had a wonderful meal with a lovely view of Niagara Falls. The food was excellent, and the choice of wine was varied, and included a number of local wines. We chose the Taws Valley, on the recommendation of our waiter, and it was a suberb choice. My sister was very happy that there was a gluten-free dessert on the menu, and all the dishes used local produce.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A "don't miss" in Niagara Falls
    CanuckDC
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    You don't want to miss this "farm to table" spot with a magnificent view of the Falls in Niagara Falls. Great locally sourced menu items, good selection of local Niagara wines by the glass.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mediocre food and ambience
    csleung
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    First, to get hold of this restaurant to ask a question is impossible. I had to try calling for 2 days. For a 4 diamond restaurant and the price of food, I expected a better ambience. The view was spectacular, but restaurant shares washroom with the buffet customers and there is a grey curtain separating the two restaurants. Food was only ok, needed some more seasoning.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous Meal and great view
    Octoberfest
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Jamie Kennedy's restaurant was absolutely fantastic with tough choices as to what to order as all was amazing from appetizers to the extensive wine list. A definite do over for us. What a view with a super full moon to boot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • assume
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We ate at several high end restaurants in Niagara Falls and this place was heads above the rest
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything that we were expecting
    Listony
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had a reunion with my brother and his family who was driving up from New York. Bad weather delayed his arrival. Our reservation was for 8 pm there was no problem delaying it until an hour later. In fact they did not arrive until 9.30. Our server had no problems with the delay and was extremely attentive to our needs. We had a great meal well prepared and well presented. The view is spectacular and we all agreed that we would recommend this place to anyone looking for somewhere special for a great night out
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our 25th
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    It was my wife and my 25th wedding anniversary and I wanted to do something special, so I booked our vacation to Niagra Falls. We stayed in the Sheraton On The Falls and had dinner reservations at Windows by Jamie Kennedy. From the moment we walked in to Windows everything was perfect; the table,the flowers, the view, the waiter, the service, the appetizers, the entres, the deserts, from start to finish, it was wonderfully. The evening could not have been better. Thank you for an unforgettable dinning experience and being a part of our special moment, Susan and Steven.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • duck appetizer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My guest didn't care for the duck appetizer. Four very small, lightly cooked slices of duck with very bland taste.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • snowbirds
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    There were a group of six, we took our time ordering, had drinks first, food was excellent, but took 45 minutes, which we though was alittle long. View was awesome, but unfortunately lights on falls were not working that night, so that spoiled some ambiance, could up a notch on decor, add some colors to brighten up room.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Spectacular!
    HappyCouple
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    What a view! The food was extraordinary - from the Tomato Bisque and the beet salad to the sea scallops - each one of the 4 in our party were delighted with the food. We were still talking about how much we enjoyed the meal and the experience the next day. There was a woman dressed in black (sorry I missed her name) who checked in with us regularly, the bartender (Corey, I think) offered to take our picture and did, kudos to your staff and chefs!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farm to Table with a View
    FamilyMan
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Our service was impeccable and the local region farm to table food was delicately balanced and delicious. An out of character but promising sounding "ice cream sandwich" dessert shared by my wife and I was the only disappointment. It was simply more overpowering and less refreshing than expected.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cold
    debuk
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    This restaurant has the potential to be amazing with a view directly over the Niagara Falls but what let it down was it was so cold in there. The food was good not amazing as it is portrayed to be but good.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved it!
    RocandDee
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The food was fabulous as was the service. I had the lamb shank and it was superb. The lamb was breed locally and everything was fresh from appetizer to desert. Well worth the price. I highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Disappointed
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Food just ok. Not impressive at all. Celebrating wedding anniversary and informed ahead of time. No acknowledgement from staff or server. Desserts were barely mediocre. Wouldn't return for the food. Limited menu choices.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    Rosalita623
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Unfortunately, we have to say that we were disappointed in our overall experience. We felt like our waiter was rushing us a bit, wanting us to order our entire meal upon arrival when we wanted to take it course by course to enjoy the view. In regards to the food, we ordered the rabbit and it arrived as a patte although this was not specified on the menu, the pork chop had great flavor, but expected alot more from Windows. Lastly, we were there with friends of ours who were celebrating their 10 year wedding anniversary, I specified this when making the reservation and to hitel manager at the Sheraton, but it was not acknowledged at all. Overall the whole experience was disappointing. The restaurant has a great view!
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine dining with a beautiful view
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We couldn't have beenoe delighted with this restuarant . We were looking for a romantic evening with great food, great wine,great atmosphere and a view of the Falls. It totally lived up to our hopes and exceeded our expectations!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.