About Ravine Vineyard Winery Restaurant

We are among the few self-standing winery restaurants that bake our own bread and grow our own certified organic vegetables while pairing our meals with the guidance of our Winemaker, Martin Werner's discriminating palate . We are blessed with a renowned culinary team that chooses an ever-changing menu. With a variety of ingredients picked right from our garden, Proprietor Paul Harber and Executive Chef Ross Midgley not only create a seasonal menu but also preserve as much as possible so that going local is not just a seasonal term. We are extremely proud of our service team and confident in the level of hospitality that will be shown to your table whenever you choose to dine with us at Ravine.

1366 York Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S1P0
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, Vegetarian / Vegan, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Seven days a week 11am—9pm
Hearth Wood Oven serves pizzas Fridays (12pm-9pm), Saturdays (12pm-2pm), Sundays (12pm-9pm) & Holiday Mondays (12pm-9pm)
Patio open seasonally

Cross Street:
Creek Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(905) 262-8463

Website:
http://www.ravinevineyard.com/

Entertainment:
Ravine Restaurant features live local talent Thursdays & Fridays from 7pm-10pm, and Sundays from 2pm-5pm.

Catering:
Our 34-acre site is located in the sub-appellation of Niagara-on-the-Lake called the St. Davids Bench. This place is dynamic, fresh and full of energy for doing everything well while never fearing to try new things. Consequently we are perfect for events and really good at it. We host almost any event ranging from 10 — 600 persons. Weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, social club meetings, corporate meetings, we’ve just about hosted them all!

Parking Details:
complimentary parking available on-site

Executive Chef:
Ross Midgley

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Ravine Vineyard Winery Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

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Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (51)
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Good for a Date (43)
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Special Occasion (43)
Creative Cuisine (43)
Worth the Drive (40)
Great for Lunch (36)
Fit for Foodies (35)
Notable Wine List (34)
Good for Birthdays (33)
Romantic (30)
Good for Anniversaries (29)
Authentic (27)
Casual (24)
Healthy (24)
Good for Groups (22)
Seasonal (21)
Sunday Lunch (21)
Great for Outdoor Dining (21)
Cozy (20)
Fun (17)
Comfort Food (16)
Organic (15)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Business Meals (9)
Kid-friendly (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Hot Spot (7)
Live Music (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Vegan (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Great Beer (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Tapas (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Live Sports (1)
People Watching (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (Toronto)·Dined a day ago

We loved the casual elegance of Ravine and the Tiramisu was unique and delightful! Great service and recommendations, too!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 7, 2017

We tried the restaurant at Ravine after hearing many recommendations.... the food was very good although we found the servings (especially the potatos!) too large, which made the presentation a little less than what might have been possible. The highlight was the charcuterie platter, which was spectacular. They use their own pickled products a little too heavily through all courses although they are very tasty, so if you like pickled veggies you're good!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great restaurant. Great staff. Tasty food! A bit on the pricey side but worth it. Also the wine is delicious!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Nice food!

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

This is a lovely place. The food is incredible and service couldn’t be better. The winery staff is also very knowledgeable and delightful over all!

Tags: Authentic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 22, 2017

A lovely lunch with girlfriends. The salads were fresh and creative. The tiramisu was recommended by our server...it was deconstructed with cake, coffee ice cream, chocolate crispies and amaretto jelly. Divine!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

We had a group of 6 and had reservations for 12:30 on a Monday. We had a cheese and charcuterie board to start with and lunch entree after. The only small complaint was that the cheese and charcuterie boards took about 45 minutes to arrive, which seemed like a long time to us. The restaurant was not that busy when we arrived, but did fill up after. The food was delicious and the entree's came out in good timing, everyone had a great time. Would definitely head back again.

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Wonderful food. Our favourite vineyard did not disappoint

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience, from the starters, to the meal, to the wine. Relaxed atmosphere and and attentive servers.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

We celebrated our anniversary at Niagara-on-the-Lake and Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery was highly recommended by a friend. Excellent cuisine served by a friendly and professional waiter who made wonderful suggestions. Due to the weather and our arrival in the evening, we were unable to tour the grounds, which we heard are beautiful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Second time eating here. Food was delicious and hot. Service a bit slow but nothing like free round of drinks to help you pass the time while you wait a little bit longer. Highly recommended

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Absolutely amazing experience. The food is delicious and the staff is wonderful and very knowledgeable. Thank you. Ravine is one of my favourite restaurants in Niagara on the Lake.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

You can not go wrong with anything on the menu or with the wine list. The historic building and wonderful decor really make this a spot to behold. Service was amazing from the managers to the busters playing a part in making our night wonderful. It is the quintessential spot for a true Niagara experience. Arnagar.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Wonderful experience! Would highly recommend Ravine, to anyone and everyone, from on point food to the friendly & knowledgeable staff...wonderful! Special Thames to our server, Vanessa, for helping us have such a great time! Thank you!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Fabulous. We came for the Fabulicious event and everything was superb. We have been here many times for meals and it is always great, would recommend to everyone. Thanks Ravine!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Our first time there , didn’t know the place existed . Went there because my realtor gave me a gift card . It was amazing , totally loved it, the view , our server was excellent , the food amazing , love the menu , can’t wait to go back, thank you

Tags: Disabled Access, Organic, Business Meals, Tapas, Healthy, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Gluten Free Options, People Watching, Good for a Date, Live Sports, Casual, Romantic, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Spicy, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Vegan, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Cozy, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 11, 2017

It was a great experience. We were there a little while longer than we thought we would be (kitchen was backed up) but the waitress made it worth our while. The wine pairings were superb. Great mussels. Would not hesitate to go back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Been to Ravine many times but this was bad. Food either undercooked or over cooked. Overall terrible experience.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Had a great time, service was great! Food came out at the same time because they use multiple servers to bring everytjing out at once. Wine tasting - they knew alot about their product and have free samples if you have reservations at the restaurant. Definitely will come back in the future.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was wonderful but it took a long time for each course to come out.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We were 3 for Lunch during 'fabulicious' on Friday Nov 10th 2017 and we all enjoyed our 3 courses. Our server was attentive, pleasant, and added to our experience. White linens, creative presentation, generous portions. Good wine pairings. Peaceful views of the vineyard while dining. Eager to return.

Tags: Healthy, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

my family really enjoyed the selections for this year's Fabulicious 2017 menu
I especially loved that the meat just fell off the bone on my lamb shank.
Friendly and prompt staff.
Very good portion size.
Nice to have an option for my 12 year old daughter available.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Brought international work colleagues to Niagara and stumbled upon Ravine Winery... everyone was very impressed and already talking about coming back. Great food, scenery and ambiance, well done!
We’ll be back

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The atmosphere was beautiful and the food delicious. We would definitely come back in the future.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were greeted by chickens upon our arrival and I knew immediately that I was going to enjoy my experience at Ravine Vineyard. I ordered the short rib and my friends and I shared the cheese and charcuterie board. It was delicious! We left nothing on our plates. The view to the vineyard is beautiful. We really enjoyed ourselves and the wine was exceptional too!

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Chef Ross is definitely one of the best chefs in Niagara, a region already boasting some exceptional food, and his seasonal, locavore-friendly menu at Ravine is excellent. Book well in advance because Ravine is modestly sized and hugely popular. It may get a little loud, but the atmosphere is comfortable and unpretentious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

An absolutely stunning restaurant attached to a great winery/farm. They raise their own hogs and create their beautiful chacuterie board filled with pickled vegetables also from their gardens. The smoked pork chop over grits with purple cauliflower purée and roasted vegetables was the best pork chop I've had, and the pumpkin and sage stuffed tortelli with cranberry compote was a vegetarians thanksgiving dream. The view over looking the vineyard was stunning as the chickens roamed free entertaining all the window diners. Service was friendly, prompt, knowledgable and also uninvassive. Jerah(sp?) was absolutely fantastic walking us through the menu and explaining what it is Ravine Vineyards is all about. An absolute must try in wine country!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Authentic, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Casual
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Among the very best food in NOTL -- the go too spot when you want to make the best possilbe
vinyard/food impression on our guests.

Tags: Scenic View, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Delicious as always. The best place to enjoy a delightful meal in the area.

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Based on recommendations from our children, my husband and I booked dinner prior to attending an event in Niagara Falls.

Our server was great and we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner selections. We shared the Cheese tray, a nice start to the meal. I had the Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Tortellini and my husband had the hamburger, with amazing fries. And, while we were pleasantly full we were tempted by the dessert menu and shared the Bounty Coconut Bar.

It was a wonderful evening and we would highly recommend a trip to Ravine. We are definitely planning a return visit next summer and bringing the whole family.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

This farm to table experience was superb, a cozy comfortable restaurant tucked into a beautiful vineyard. If the weather was nicer we would have sat outside. The fall vegetable salad with squash and apples is one of the most flavorful dishes I've ever had. My son had an incredible grass fed burger and our entrees were fantastic too. So glad we followed our waiters recommendation to go to this all organic vineyard.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were disappointed with the table they gave use seeing that we had made our reservation several weeks in advance. The bathrooms are not that great, and could be kept cleaner.
Our server was very friendly and made the experience pleasurable.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Food was amazing! Loved the fact they had wine suggestions already built into each dish. The braised beef was melt in your mouth. The chicken super tasty and the portion was massive. Will definitely come back!

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Not a great deal of vegetarian options for main course.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We go here every year at the end of October for their wine and for their food. Although we were disappointed in 2 ways this time...no Gewert and no Duck...we loved both in the past 2 years...we still had an excellent meal and enjoyed the wine we did have. The food is well prepared and presented nicely. The staff is pleasant.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We enjoyed the exceptional service and the creative blending of flavours that meted our palates. We came from out of town and chose this restaurant based on prior online reviews. We were not disappointed.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Healthy
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Con:
We ordered the charcuterie board and cheese plate. All the items from the almonds to the veggies to the meat was extremely salty (except the cheese). Not very appetising. Ruined our taste buds to stay for a main so we left.
Pros:
Beautiful view of the vineyard.
Service was great - timely and alert.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

First time here while visiting Niagara for the weekend. The meal was exceptional, from the charcuterie to the fresh tortellini. The wine pairing and knowledgeable service took it to that next personal level. Overall a really amazing meal and experience. We will be coming back as often as we can.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Local Ingredients
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The Cauliflower dish was amazing. I am so happy I picked that for my entree

Tags: Vegan, Late-night Find, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 16, 2017

It's fantastic! I recommend. Wine bottles have a good cost/benefit and the meals are tasty! The view of the vineyard is relaxing.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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