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The Epicurean is an a la carte restaurant with a casual upper casual dining experience. From al full menu and an extensive wine list we are here to please and tantalize your taste buds!
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Contact tracing information collected
Blue Crabmeat, Tarragon Lemon Aioli, Mango Salsa
Chicken Sundried Tomato Pesto
Penne Pasta, Chicken Breast Strips, Rose Sauce
Onions, Pancetta, Black Pepper, Pecorino Cheese, Egg Yolk
Lovely place, warm and inviting. Two large TVs in dining room allowed us to keep up with Olympic news while we ate. Crab cakes were wonderful.
Food was mediocre. Calamari were over cooked and bruschetta was soggy.
Patio was great, nice atmosphere. Food… ehh.. overpriced. French onion soup was decent nothing to write home about. The Roast Beef panini was flat, lacking flavour - for $24
PS - Open table has an old menu on file. We booked based on it but there is a new more narrow menu and 20-30% higher prices
Service was great everyone was very nice and attentive. Food was good but a little pricey for what it was (we got both pastas, nothing too special), I suppose that’s pricing for NOTL. Overall a cute spot to celebrate a special occasion.
We had a nice early dinner at the Epicrean, the place is beautiful! The food was good!! It’s a great option when in NOTL… Lunch and dinner ambiance is different.
The waiter was very friendly and accommodating. We ordered salads and they were delicious. This place is definitely a great spot for every day dining.
Also the crab cakes were divine.
Limited parking in the back. When approaching the hostess stand was asked rudely “where did you park? Did you park in the back?” That’s for reservations only.” A better introduction would have been “welcome, do you have a reservation?” Especially since we had a reservation. Off putting and will not return based on that introduction. Also saw another waitress telling a few gentlemen that they had to order more than a few drinks to keep a table. Was not aware there were table minimums in Niagara on the lake for restaurant patios that are literally in an alleyway. One positive note, Our server was really good. Food was ok. Calamari was mostly batter and had an off taste. Margarita glass was visibly chipped. Would not recommend from the moment we arrived. Not a great lunch for $300 for 4 guests.
Unfortunately we were a few minutes late but the hostess was very friendly and seated us promptly. Our server was very nice and helpful.
Great food and service. Patio looks really nice but it was rainy so we ate inside which was nice too.
The Epicurean was delicious. Service was great and very covid safe. Would def recommend for a stop in Niagara
We had cocktails and they were delicious. I love their white sangria it’s so delicious. My husband had a beer. We will be back again.
It was a good day for patio dining. We arrived at the restaurant and were seated. For 25 minutes no one approached us again. No offer of drinks or a reassurance we would be served soon. Eventually we simply had to leave. The menu was quite poor as well. Limited choices and the mains were mostly sandwiches. We visit the area often but will not visit here again. We tried the Greek restaurant just a bit over and the service was excellent and the food was perfect. They salvaged the day.
Always a delicious meal. The outdoor patio is extensive and a large portion is covered. Some chairs are white plastic outdoor chairs (not the most comfortable). The staff are always friendly and the owner is always on hand to ensure everyone is enjoying their meal.
Friendly service with great staff. I've come here twice now while on the lake, and the food quality has been consistent both times.
The back patio is a great spot, it's not too loud even with a bunch of other tables around, it's well spaced for COVID rules and nicely shaded by a large tree in the middle. Location is right in the center of the main street, and the back patio lets you get away from the crowds and people for a while.
The server makes a huge difference in customer experience!! Our server exceeded the level of service that we had expected: 1) I had made a request for our table and my sister's table to be located near each other, and they went beyond by putting the tables together when we got there; 2) my dad wanted a certain dish and she had made it possible that the kitchen make the dish that he requested! ; 3) she was personable and made just the right amount of effort to converse with us. She absolutely made the experience enjoyable by setting the right mood and tone. Well done!!
Very good service and food!
There are 2 patio locations…out front and also in the back surrounding a huge tree. The food is excellent and I highly recommend the ribs!!
Beautiful patio tugged away from the busy Main Street traffic. Great service and food. Really enjoyed my time there with my husband for his birthday. If you are looking for a beautiful place for a quiet conversation over a glass of wine and nice food - Highly recommend
Food was horrible. Service started out good. Took two hours to get our meal.
Yummy food and good service! Nice little location behind the busyness of the main street of NOTL.
Food was good, our server was good but could be a bit more attentive. Lots of families and children which caused a bit of noise but overall a decent experience.
Our server was attentive. The food came out quickly end was tasty.
We enjoyed our patio lunch during our 32 anniversary weekend. The natural patio with a large tree in the centre is so beautiful. We received great service. The food was good but menu limited due to Covid. We will go back again. Don’t be fooled by the little patio at the front which is great for people watching but it’s the back that worked well for us. We felt like we were at a personal large patio. You have to experience it for yourself.
We had an excellent time at the Epicurean on Saturday. It was a casual & trendy atmosphere, perfect for a date night or night our with friends. Our service was great and the food was excellent. Would go back again!
2nd date. Date ok. Too far from Windsor. She lives in Toronto. We both drove. Met st Epicurean. Food was good and on time. Well presented and served. Coffee was not nearly hot enough.
Our 1st time there. My second time in NOTL. She was there and Niagara Falls many times as a preteen.
Take-home remainder of main course was great next day.
We were to have dinner. But since lunch still being served, we chose the lunch. Thank you for being so flexible. and patron friendly. James and Gregg were great servers!
Would come again if opportunity arises. Best to you!
Bill Gallagher and Julie.
Very nice atmosphere to enjoy a meal and very good selection
Service was just ok - server didn’t have the champagne we ordered, He didn’t offer any suggestions
Food and service was amazing!
Great place, food, waiters and the owner!
A very nice family outing, great food and drinks! Would visit again.
food was delicious, service very friendly and we loved the decor and ambiance.
REALLY A LOVELY RESTAURANT. THE QUALITY OF THE FOOD IS EXCELLENT AS IS THE SERVICE. THEY HAVE A GREAT GARDEN PATIO IN THE BACK WHEN THE WEATHER IMPROVES!
The best in class service!
Had the best birthday dine-in experience in COVID!
Servers deserve a big shoutout!
Great lunch. Food was classic and tasty. Service was excellent.
A delicious meal! Our server was great and we felt like all the proper precautions were taken.
Wonderful attentive service. French onion soup was outstanding as was the Rueben Sandwich! Can’t wait to go back.
How's this for short and simple: Amazing as always!!
The crew handled the placement of guests perfectly with lot of care. They went extra mile to prepare a mussels dish, even though it was on on the menu, just because I mentioned it was my son's birthday and he love mussels.
Food quality and quantity was great. over all, we felt taken care.
Food, wine selection and service were excellent! Ambience was lovely for a special dinner. Highly reccomend dining here!
The Epicurean offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (905) 468-3408.
The Epicurean is rated 4.1 stars by 267 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.