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Benchmark Restaurant at Niagara College

135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-641-2252
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with group of colleagues today. Place is big and clean , staff is very friendly , food is very good, however, portions are small and you leave the place hungry. I recommend it to people who are on diet. Please consider increasing...More

Thank Hassib E
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Out Christmas shopping and swung by for a drink and great food. The Beamsvile duck breast was excellent and for the seafood lover try the Digby scallops. Brew their own beer and wine is also exceptional. Great value but reservations are recommended.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a Niagara Region Chamber of Commerce get together and the it was wonderful. The food was fantastic and the staff was incredible. Thank you for a wonderful time.

Thank Stan J
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was coming from Alberta to taking my sister out for her birthday. I found the restaurant on the internet when doing my searches. The restaurant was great, the meal was excellent and the service was impeccable. Portions were a good size, had to bring...More

Thank GeoJoan
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Beautiful setting. price is not over-the-top. It is affiliated with the Niagara College culinary Institute, so the Menus is constantly changing: innovation is the key.

Thank CarolynCX
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ate lunch and dinner here. Delicious food , nice presentation, lively chats with wait staff who were current or former students. For what one pays, the Benchmark was head and shoulders above similar priced food offerings in the Old Town. Enjoyed that they offered taster...More

Thank 1966Kathryn
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We dine there at least once during our annual Shaw Festival visit and have never been disappointed. The chefs have always been creative, and for us interesting and enjoyable, The place isn't crowded or noisy, always friendly, and always with good dishes besides good meat...More

Thank danbs
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Location: Next to the Outlet Collection at Niagara, except make a left opposite the mall. The restaurant is not visible from the intersection so you must follow Taylor road a bit before making a left. Parking: The restaurant has its own small parking lot as...More

Thank synToronto
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This was a great spot!! We were a party of 5 and everyone loved their food. I am a vegan so it was nice to go to a restaurant with options for me as well and the tofu dish I got was soo good!! Very...More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 23 September 2017

What a treat to have supper here! Our server, Lia, was excellent. And the food was superb! We'll be back!

Thank Jan_Steven
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Questions & Answers
19 December 2017|
Response from CarolynCX | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Menu changes from time to time.
Moira R
21 July 2017|
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Response from Sarah S | Property representative |
Yes we accommodate young children in our dining room. We have highchairs and booster chairs to accommodate this request. Many Thanks, Sarah
Carol O
19 April 2017|
Response from Sarah S | Property representative |
Thank you for your feedback Carol. We are very excited about our Cherry Cider, however, yes you are correct it is sold out. Our winemaker will be making more and we would be happy to add you to our list to let you know... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Glendale Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-641-2252
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