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About Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine- Niagara on the lake

Since opening in May 2006, Treadwell has become one of Canada's most critically acclaimed restaurants. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Treadwell's "Farm-to-Table" philosophy allows Chef-Owner Stephen Treadwell to showcase the very best of seasonal produce from Niagara and Southwestern Ontario. The wine list, created by Sommelier-Owner James Treadwell, is often regarded as Canada's finest for Ontario wines. Please check our Special Events page for a variety of unique events held at the restaurant.
If you wish to make reservations for our kitchen bar or patio seating, please contact the restaurant directly at (905)934.9797

114 Queen Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Canadian, Continental, Vegetarian / Vegan

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:15pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, Saturday: 5:00pm-10:00pm


Cross Street:
Victoria St

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(905) 934-9797

Website:
http://www.treadwellcuisine.com/

Catering:
Treadwell Farm-To-Table Cuisine can cater any occasion. Partnering with several wineries, we offer our catering services at the numerous venues, including Stratus, Southbrook Vineyards, Lailey Vineyard, 13th Street Winery, and Honsberger Estate. For more information, please contact Sarah Gray at events@treadwellcuisine.com

Parking Details:
Free parking is available on Johnson and Prideaux Streets (all day) and on Queen Street (after 6pm).

Executive Chef:
Stephen Treadwell

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine- Niagara on the lake Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

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Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Local Ingredients (84)
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Special Occasion (65)
Worth the Drive (55)
Good for Anniversaries (55)
Good for a Date (53)
Notable Wine List (51)
Great for Outdoor Dining (50)
Pre/post Theatre (39)
Good for Birthdays (38)
Romantic (38)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Great for Lunch (34)
Bar Seating (32)
Seasonal (31)
Authentic (30)
Healthy (26)
Organic (25)
Casual (21)
Cozy (21)
Fun (20)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Business Meals (18)
Hot Spot (16)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Great for Brunch (12)
People Watching (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Comfort Food (12)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Disabled Access (7)
Late-night Find (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Great Beer (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Tapas (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Spicy (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

AmaZing food with great ambience. I find all the other expensive restaurants are uber conservative and pricey. Treadwell is trendy but super high quality. Will definitely go back

Tags: Romantic, Fun
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 2 days ago

Simply wonderful. From wine advice to create local cuisine. Thus is a not to miss restaurant when in the area.

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 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent meal. Superb service. We sat at chef's table and enjoyed watching the cooking and plating process. Fortunately it was not too busy so he seemed happy to chat and answer our questions. I had Pickerel that was tasty as I've ever had. Not easy to do with s sometimes bland fish. My date had Cornish Hen juicy and tender.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching
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·Dined 4 days ago

Food was superb! Sommelier on staff to help with you wine selection. Staff very friendly.

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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Delectable food, friendly service and cozy ambiance.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Always an enjoyable experience - consistently good.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

As usual the food was amazing. I would recommend and bring people here again. The only thing that was a 4 was for service as it took awhile to get our drinks.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Staff were above and beyond in terms of service and professionalism, made our girls weekend absolutely delightful.
My only suggestion would be clarity to the 18% gratuity noted on the menu. I was expecting it to appear as a line item on the bill, and about to supplement the tip. The gratuity was not itemized on the bill. When I asked about the gratuity our waiter indicated it was not included on the bill, just a little confusion there.
The experience as a whole was marvelous, we dined as you indicated Dec 8 and Dec 10 for brunch.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Organic, Waterfront, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Spicy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The food was excellent. Very attentive service. Would definitely go back. Delicious

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Organic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on December 7, 2017

I have been here three times this year and will continue to frequent this fabulous restaurant. The food, the wine, and the staff are outstanding. I enjoy coming here as it is a wonderful dining experience. The short ribs are delicious and I also tried the chicken. Stratus Red is the best wine and it is a small lot that only they have now as you cannot buy it at the winery. Would highly recommend this restaurant - it is the best!

Tags: Disabled Access, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Outstanding dinner. From service to food quality, things couldn’t have been better. It was our anniversary and the restaurant made the night memorable for us. Thanks Manuel and Maddy. Five stars!

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·Dined on December 6, 2017

The best restaurant in Niagara on the Lake! You have the option of being seated in front of the cooks and watching them prepare your meal, which I recommend, or at a traditional table for a more intimate or romantic evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Organic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

This was my second visit. I had a great experience the first time so I made sure to stop by when I was around. However, I was rather disappointed this time. We had scallops for appetizer that were good. I recommend it. Mussels were average. For the main course we ordered the grilled lamb. Meat was though and we had to return it to be cooked more as it was too raw. Definitely not worth the price and big disappointment. I'll give this restaurant another try when I'm in the area next time.

Tags: Healthy
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Saturday was a special chance for our group of 6 long time friends to get together. We drove to Niagara on the Lake and spent the night. While the entire weekend was incredible our dinner at Treadwell will long be remembered. The food, service and bar were all beyond our expectations. It was intimate and the staff was not only excellent, but engaging. One of us is gluten intolerant, and another was hoping for a specially warm cocktail which Micheala created especially for her...and the gluten free options were explained well and as thought they were no trouble. Our server Bernoit was tremendous...and the entire evening perfection!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Organic, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Healthy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 2, 2017

As usual, excellent. Highly recommended to anyone in NOTL.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Always a great experience, we love coming back whenever we are in niagara on the lake!! Thanks for another great evening.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fun
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The only tiny downfall is that if you sit inside, it can be quite loud at times. Other than that, everything is amazing. Love the sommelier coming to the table to discuss the wine

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Our lunch was very good. Delicious food, well presented, and well served. We asked to get out in an hour, as we had an engagement, and our request was happily met.

Tags: Authentic, Organic, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

amazing food staff and armosphere I will be back again

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner with friends at Treadwell. Excellent food, atmosphere, and service!

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Organic, Notable Wine List
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Due to the time of year, it was extra slow. Staff was good. Left still kinda hungry and it was $$$ for what we got.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The staff, food and atmosphere were outstanding. I was dining solo so I brought a book but did not read as sitting at the counter it was like watching chefs on tv. The food and wine were amazing!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food and service was amazing! We celebrated our anniversary and they greeted us with a glass of sparkling wine to start our evening. We will rave about our meals and we will definitely return. They really did everything with a touch of class and genuine enthusiasm for their craft.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Drove from Toronto to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. Had terrific seats at the bar and were able to watch the chefs do their magic. I'm not much of a foodie, but my boyfriend is and he positively loved it all. Service, wine, food and entertainment was superb. This will be a dinner we'll talk about for awhile.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Yet another amazing experience at Treadwell. With out a doubt, one of the greatest restaurants on the planet.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Wonderfully executed food! Fantastic service! A must go to if you are at Niagara-on-the-Lake!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food was incredible. They keep the menu smaller and do an outstanding job. Vegetarian special orders were exquisite. Great wine - ambiance is superb and service divine. Will be heading back very soon!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Business Meals, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The best food we've had in a restaurant in a long time. This was a fantastic experience from beginning to end. I would highly recommend dining at Treadwell's. A must in Niagara on the lake.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Definitely farm to table dining. Excellent, friendly service and outstanding food. Highly recommend one of the specialties- short ribs!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We enjoyed our meal very much as he food was outstanding. The brunch items were quite expensive given the portion size. I understand fresh local ingredients are more expensive, but adding some potatoes to a breakfast would make $20 for eggs Benedict or Bacon & Eggs a bit easier to swallow. In addition, the coffee was not very tasty or hot enough. That all being said, it was delicious.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We can't eat anywhere else, we just love this place

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Top 5 meal in my life! Delicious food, with organic ingredients sourced locally. Friendly, knowledgeable service staff. A must visit!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Organic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 15, 2017

outstanding overall will recommend everywhere, Job well done!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 12, 2017

My wife and both love Treadwell. Service couldn't be better. My wife had venison & pork burger that was incredible. I had the Sunday rump roast with a chipotle glaze. Now there were two slices of meat and both were cooked medium rare but one was tougher. That's rump roast. They should use a more tender cut, even top sirloin. So that is the only knock I have. The chipotle glaze was just mildly spicy. Baby carrots had incredible flavour as did the fingerling potatoes. We spit the Petit Gateau "chocolate cake" that was also incredible.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was nothing less than exceptional. The perfect word to describe it would be decadent! The service was wonderful, and we enjoyed every minute of our time there!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our meal was fantastic, our server was great and it was an overall terrific experience.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

My friends and I arrived 20 minutes early and told our table was not yet ready, so we were seated in an "annex" sort of more casual dining room. We enjoyed our meal, and our server was excellent. We had the burger and chef's salad with quinoa and salmon and they were delicious.
I would go back there with my husband.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Treadwells is a must when visiting Niagara on the Lake-for me when I make my room reservation I automatically make my Treadwell reservation.
I have been going to Treadwells at Niagara on the Lake since 2015 and have eaten there at least 6 times- the counter space is fun and sitting at a table is just as nice.
I have had groups of 6 or just 2 of us-the owner is friendly and welcoming and the staff is so accommodating.
I have recommended Treadwells to all my friends and relatives and will continue to make that part of my visit for as long as Treadwells will have me!

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

One of the best meals that I have had in a long time. all the flavours complimented each other yet were distinctive on their own. Kudo's to the chef.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

In a region loaded with seriously amazing restaurants, this one stands out. The food is just amazing, as is the ambiance.

If you have a huge appetite, this might not be the place for you. Smallish portions, but in keeping with the style of restaurant.

Simply unmatched wine. Try the 2012 Stratus Cabernet... you may never be the same.

Also, try the wine bar. We met couples from around the world and had great conversations.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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