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The Village Inn

1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
+1 716-773-5030
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (22 reviews)
“clam chowder” (7 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Soups, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a surprise! A cottage-style house one block from the Niagara River with a blast from the past atmosphere that offers excellent soups and daily specials. We tried their chicken vegetable and a red pepper clam chowder soup and sandwich combo. Sandwiches were decent size,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

nice food selection and food was delicious. staff is friendly and courteous. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank prbednarz
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Spent time in Buffalo, Niagara and Toronto. This is by far the best of all! Great food at great prices!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Debra B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I was just at a picnic where they did a drop off catering. It was great more than enough for all of us. Village Inn has done this party for at least 5 years for us. Always high quality.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank marcia606
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Having grown up on Grand island, I returned for my 50th reunion.. After checking in,I asked were I could find a restaurant that serves Roast beef on komowick...I was directed to the Village...As I sat down with a draft beer and beef on wik as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tireman103
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Excellent fish fry. have many choices for sides. I recommend the small fry with sweet potato fries. Many homemade desserts. Cookie dough pie is one of my favorites.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank carolmih
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

You can't really miss whatever you order at The Village Inn. A nice selection on the menu and usually a number of specials are offered. It has a full bar. It is a small and very popular place so seating is tight and the noise...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank trbpearson
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Always a great spot, accommodating for large group and meals always delicious. Staff is outstanding!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Service is good food is good would recommend trying this place we go here at least once a month. This is a hidden gem

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Karianne N
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Stopped here for dinner after a visit to the Falls. Absolutely loved it. The host made me a fruity martini that was delicious! Started off with some fried pickles that were excellent. Then I had the seafood croissant with a sweet potato. So, so good!!!...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank kkm68
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Response from MarketingManager716 | Property representative |
Your best bet it to give us a call.
Jane C
12 July 2017|
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Response from Nicole R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve beer, wine and mixed drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Grand Island
  • Phone Number: +1 716-773-5030
The Village Inn is located in the historic Ferry Village in Grand Island, New York. Its quaint, homelike atmosphere and close proximity to the Niagara River make this restaurant a popular meeting place for locals, as well as for those visiting off island. In 1988, owner Michael Carr took over The Village Inn that was previously named Lippens Grill. He changed the name to The Village Inn, which was inspired by his father. With the help of his friends and family, he renovated this 1890's building to make it the cozy eatery that it is today. At The Village Inn, we pride ourselves on creating all of our food from scratch. We are best known for our unique, culinarily adventurous soups as well as baking all of our desserts in house from homemade recipes. From our moist and sweet bread puddings to our spicy lemon tabasco clam chowder, we strive to please all taste buds. The Village Inn has customers from all over the area that come in to experience this one of a kind restaurant. You are sure to enjoy your meal served by our light-hearted, welcoming wait staff while engaging in our distinctive dining atmosphere. All of us at The Village Inn are looking forward to your dining with us while experiencing our historic niche in Ferry Village.
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