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The Village Inn

1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
+1 716-773-5030
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (21 reviews)
“clam chowder” (7 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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.

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

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.

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

Thank trbpearson
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

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

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

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

Thank kkm68
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My fourth trip great wings Cold Beer and the best Friday fish fry around. We come up fishing a couple times a year. This is a must stop for us every time.

Thank CR M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We lived here for 12 years, moved away 17 years ago. We always catch a meal when we are in town. The food and service was great back then, and it’s still great now! We haven’t had a bad meal. I had the very tasty...More

Thank PatnCheryl
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21 September 2018|
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Response from carolmih | Reviewed this property |
The village inn is small, they may have high chairs, I am not sure but you should call them. Get there early, it is very crowded especially on Friday and Wed nights when they have a great fish fry.
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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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