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All 83 Niagara-on-the-Lake Restaurants

The Charles Inn Restaurant

209 Queen Street | P.O. Box 642, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4588
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $51
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Steakhouse, Canadian, Tea Room
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Simcoe St
Description: The Charles Inn Dining Room serves contemporary French cuisine with a regional flare. The restaurant features breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Visit the dining room, lounge, wine bar or fully licensed patio where you can enjoy a wide range of delicacies accompanied by a vast selection of Niagara wines. The Charles Inn dining room has been recommended in publications such as Gourmet Magazine, Wine Spectator and Toronto Life and is the proud recipient of the CAA Four Diamond Award as well as the VQA Gold Award of Excellence.
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English first
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We have had both lunch and dinner at this wonderful establishment. Both were wonderful! Their hamburger is to die for. We have also been for special teas, etc.

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Fonthill, Canada
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32 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We've tried several Niagara on the Lake restaurants over the past few years when the Fabulicious specials are offered. This was our first time at The Charles Inn Restaurant and we were not disappointed. High ceilings; chandeliers, linen table cloths, and 2 roaring fires in the 2 fireplaces provided the ambiance. There were a lot of staff on and they... More

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Toronto, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We had dinner here Nov 15th during the "Fabulicious Prix-fix" specialty. I had the Potato Gnocchi, Crisp Skin Salmon & Chocolate Tart, my husband enjoyed the Roasted Pear Salad, Loin of Ontario Pork & Chocolate Tart as well. Both of our meals were nicely presented and extremely good. The waitress was amazing, and very attentive to our needs. We could... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We went here for a girlie Afternoon tea and we weren't disappointed. The place is quaint and charming. The open fire was very welcoming on a cold Saturday afternoon. We were seated at a beautifully laid table with linen cloth and full settings. Immediately our server brought us water and a selection of teas to choose from. The food was... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I had been wanting to try The Charles Inn for a long time now and have always found it hard to get into, which I took as a good sign! Three of us enjoy going for fabulicious to scout out new restaurants to go to throughout the year (I tend to dine out frequently). We went here last Saturday for... More

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Toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

So much flavour, and the service is wonderful! Don't leave Niagara without going to this restaurant!

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Markham, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had visited the Charles inn serveral yers ago and had a fabulous dinner. This time we went into the "pub" section which has received high praise by many Trip Advisor readers who endorsed the 8 oz hamburger, the salmon and Sheppard's Pie. We had high expectations and were instead, quite disappointed. The hamburger was over cooked and certainly nothing... More

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Oakville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We ate dinner at the Charles Inn restaurant on October 30, 2014. Such a delight to dine in a beautifully furnished 19 century room. On entering the inn, we were immediately greeted by the very friendly host - first impressions always important. Our server, Greg, was very familiar with the menu. He also described each dish in detail as he... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had the great pleasure of dining recently at the restaurant. The menu was inovative and our meals were wonderful, the prsentaion exquisite. the wine list is mostly,if not all, Ontario wines, which are excellent and just what we want to drink - in Niagara. The service, impeccable. We would highly recommend. The restaurant to anybody and everybody,

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Spent a few days in Niagara-on-the-Lake and had a wonderful time. One of the highlights for my wife and I was the dining experience we had at the Charles Inn. For starters the atmosphere in the restaurant is fantastic, beautiful building with a impressive dining room. Our meal from appetizers to entrees to dessert was incredible. And on top of... More

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Additional Information about The Charles Inn Restaurant

Address: 209 Queen Street | P.O. Box 642, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-468-4588
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 51
Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, Canadian, Tea Room

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