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The Shores Waterfront

2 Detroit St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120-6843
+1 716-693-7971
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible22%
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“strip steak” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
“niagara river” (16 reviews)
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2 Detroit St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120-6843
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place with a great view of the river. Good food and drinks with nice service. Nice place for family and friend outings.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Over the years we have been going to The Shores the outside dining space is getting better. At the beginning it was just plastic tables on a patio. Now they have different areas with options for full sun or coverage. We were there on a...More

Thank sket101
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The Bar Tenders are very rude...They were all males maybe u should get some girls behind the bar ...I know they would be more polite to your customers...

Thank klbs830
Reviewed 18 August 2017

On a warm summer evening this a great place for a few cold beers and some informal food. Great view of Grand Island over the river.The entree's are overpriced and under good. Best for a light bite on a great night..

Thank AmherstNY1
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went there for a celebration, Haven't been there in years. Always remembered it as being a great place to eat. Well the food is very overpriced and not at all good. The restaurant itself is old and outdated. Not at all clean, stained ceiling ties...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Went there with 7 family members. We started with drinks and then a few of us decided to have something to eat, mostly sandwiches and wings. Bottom line is 3 of us split the bill on 3 different credit cards. When I got my bill...More

1  Thank dougjanet
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The view of the niagara river is the best part of this restaurant. First of all the food is non descript. My blackened chicken had little flavor outside of the small amount of sauce that was on the side. I asked for my fries to...More

Thank Maryteresa P
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband and another couple. There was only indoor seating available with no air conditioning, in August. We made the best of it by ordering several cold drinks. The service was good, food good and atmosphere was good. I guess it was...More

Thank Patti R
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A college classmate selected this place for a summer evening dinner. Being next to water and watching the sun set was awesome. We were able to hold a conversation without a hitch. The food was average. The service was great. Prices were reasonable. I would...More

Thank LadyArchitek
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Horrible service it took 20 minutes for our drinks to arrive. We decided that the service was so bad and the food menus so over priced that we would leave without eating. I then had to track down our waitress for the tab and it...More

Thank JohnVar
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Lori Z
13 January 2015|
Response from Mongo171 | Reviewed this property |
The Shores offers spectacular views for a back drop for a wedding. However, I would hold the reception elsewhere. They do not give table-side service. You have to get your own drink refills. They charge a gratuity on top of... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Detroit St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120-6843
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  North Tonawanda
  • Phone Number: +1 716-693-7971
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Located on the tip of Tonawanda Island, The Shores offers all you need for a summer fun. Have a cocktail at the bar, dine inside or outside on our patio and enjoy the panaramic view of the Niagara River. The Shores also offers indoor and outdor accomidations for all your banquets needs, everything from funerals to weddings. Are you a boater? We have 90 slips located on site with decks for a cottage like setting, something no other marine can offer in the Buffalo/ Niagara Fall area.
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