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Old Firehall

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Canadian, Mediterranean
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268 Four Mile Creek Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-262-5443
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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Rochester, NY
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We (three couples) had a great experience at the Old Firehall. The food was tremendous, the service was impeccable and the prices were reasonable for the quality of the food. We'll definitely be back!

Thank RocketMan66
Lewiston, New York
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This restaurant is close to the American border at Queenstown/Lewiston bridge.so the Canadian prices are a bargain for the U.S. dollar. It is a bar- style restaurant with great food and friendly service. The menu has Greek/Italian background. We have eaten here twice and both times were very pleased. Some nights the locals fill up the tables a reservation is... More 

Thank thecemeteryofmymind
Guelph, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Small and quaint. But The fish and chips were so disappointing. Service just ok. Overall we were Underwhelmed.

Thank tammyoakley2225
oldfirehall, Owner at Old Firehall, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed. We have not had any complaints about our food recently, and more specifically our fish and chips. When dining please inform your server if there are any problems in the future so that they can be addressed immediately. Hope you'll... More 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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256 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Last year we had an excellent meal. This time not so much. The caesar salad was small for a main salad and dressing tasted commercial. Portion sizes overall seemed small. Pasta was average. Firefighter steak is a thin piece of flank steak, it had quite a bit of grissel and was tough to chew. The quantity and quality just didn't... More 

Thank Miranda C
oldfirehall, Owner at Old Firehall, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We only use striploin for our firefighter steak not flank steak. The thickness of the cut is usually dependent on the size of the eye of the striploin. We cut and clean our steaks to to minimize grissel, I can not speak to your particular cut because we have... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very friendly very helpful food is very good ,nice quite lots of tourist short drive from Niagara on the lake

Thank frances517
Ontario, Canada
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We phoned for reservations but on this night they were not necessary. Great soup and pasta dishes with a good selection of wine that is not overpriced. Very much enjoyed the hand made pasta that was not soaked in red sauce and was delicately seasoned and very well balanced. One of the better pasta meals I have had.

Thank PatsyCanuck
Brampton, Canada
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was my second visit to the Old Firehall. The restaurant is small, so reservations would be recommended on weekends. Great food!!!! Excellent prices. Chris the owner is a very good host. I have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant.

1 Thank Gary C
Sudbury, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is our second time eating at this restaurant, the first time we ate outside and the food and service were excellent, this time we went inside, it was quite dark and the air conditioning grills were filthy, the food was still very good. Would not eat inside again.

Thank JanSim2014
oldfirehall, Owner at Old Firehall, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review, we are glad you think our food and service is very good. The air conditioning grill you speak of is our air return grill, from time to time it does get overlooked, we do have it in our cleaning schedule but sometimes it is overlooked and when air or heat is used consistently dust... More 

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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Decent food! Cute little place converted from a fire hall, hence the name. A little loud when there are large parties in the restaurant. Ordered chicken souvlaki and pasta both paired with a Pinot Grigio...Had a nice time overall!

Thank Meghan T
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was okay but I wouldn't rush back. We were next door at Ravine winery that was booked solid for so we thought we'd try the Old Firehall for lunch. It's a small place inside and nice enough. Staff are pleasant but the food was just average. Had the saganaki which was good but the veal sandwich was far... More 

Thank S C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Canadian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Four Mile Creek Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-262-5443
Casual Dining in the heart of wine country.

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