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Oban Inn

160 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-2165
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mango salad” (3 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
“pei mussels” (3 reviews)
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160 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although the ambiance is magnificent, our lunch left much to be desired. Our food was served lukewarm or cold, nothing was particularly tasty, and I could have easily taken my parents and my Dad's cousin to a cheap chain restaurant and had a better experience....More

Thank jando24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near the mouth of the Niagara River, the Oban Inn offers a quiet spot to enjoy dinner with attentive service and a creative menu from appetizers through to dessert. We especially enjoyed the broccoli with bacon and the smashed roasted potatoes with the duck...More

Thank Frequent-Flyer-CDNs
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Please take my review with a grain on salt, as I haven't been here in three years. The last time there were eight of us for lunch and I was the host. The food was good, but the portions were small and the prices were...More

Thank 897AllanS
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The staff at the Oban Restaruant is wonderful and I did not mention them and I am truly sorry. Alexa, Sue, Brian and the other staff are the best. They make you feel special and if you are a tourist--have valuable info on what to...More

Thank rich121212
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had a really nice continental breakfast which was included with our stay at the Oban Inn. Fresh fruit, baked goods, deli meats and cheese as well as small little jams and jelly jars.

Thank Lina J
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here to celebrate our 16 year wedding anniversary just this past weekend. The staff from check-in to check-out were all extremely friendly and professional. Our room was very clean and super cozy. I loved the fluffy feather pillows and gushy...More

Thank Kristen N
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Have been there on a number of occasions and all I can say is I love it. Great food great atmosphere.

Thank Briland13
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Oban Inn is about 2 blocks off the main strip in NOTL. Its got a view of the lake and is in a cosy area with homes. Ive eaten here 4X and loved each meal. Let me recommend the steak. Now if you like...More

2  Thank travelcato
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had one of the best lunches at the Oban Inn last week. The food was absolutely delicious (we had steak with amazing stacked sliced potatoes - similar to scalloped). The service was excellent as well. I am a Tour Escort and every one of...More

1  Thank LindaPTravels
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a wonderful dinner in the Oban Inn, it was creative, with conventional quality. A good piece of steak, very well cooked, great service.

Thank RvR60
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are jeans acceptable attire for lunch?
3 April 2017|
Response from Ian S | Property representative |
Absolutely. Niagara on the Lake in general has a more relaxed, resort like to feel to it. We look forward to welcoming you. Yours in service, Ian General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Gate Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-2165
  • E-mail
Since its beginning in 1824, the long tradition of the Oban Inn dining experience has been enjoyed by generation after generation of our returning guests. Savour "Four Diamond" creations combining Oban classics with modern gastronomy focusing on the region's fresh ingredients married with the outstanding harvest of Niagara Wines as chosen by our sommelier.
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