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The Village Inn

1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
+1 716-773-5030
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (17 reviews)
“clam chowder” (6 reviews)
“fish fry” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1488 Ferry Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072-3024
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don't be deterred by the parking or the appearance of a house if it's your first visit. Walked in and was greeted immediately. A young man came by to take my drink order and it was delivered quickly. The daily special board listed a lemon...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, decent prices with good food. Best of all it not a chain. Nothing fancy with basic decor.

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their soups and salads are awesome. The Lemon -Tabasco Clam Chowder is worth the trip alone. The Wedding Soup is also the best around. With a great lineup of soup and salads, leave room for the entree. They are all delicious as are the deserts....More

Thank Joebernhardt
Reviewed 29 May 2017

When I come to the Village Inn, I always order the soup of the day for a side or appetizer. This past time I was here I had the chipotle clam chowder which was very good. I also tried my wife's loaded potato soup which...More

1  Thank kwnike13
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Great food! love this place its older quaint great people and the desserts are great and i like the whole idea of homemade food at its best! If you like good food you got to get there. we drive from lancaster to the island because...More

1  Thank stonekingofwny
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Food was very good and service was great. Restaurant is very small and very loud when it gets busy. Tables are close together marking it hard to not hear other conversation. Otherwise, it's good.

Thank unitedstates2015
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great home made food. Every thing I've ever ordered from there has ways been delicious. Actually our waitress told us that she makes all the deserts from scratch. I couldn't believe it because she listed about 10 pies and a coupleof cheesecakes. 5 stars all...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Charming place with delicious food - their soups and salads are out of this world. come early often the front parking is packed but there is parking across the street. You are just a block from the Niagara River.

Thank Kris B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I love Village Inn. If you want real home cooked food that is just incredible or if you just want a beer and wings Village Inn is for you. If this isn't enough, the third reason why you might stop here is for the desserts.

Thank globtratta
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If a friend hadn't recommended this restaurant we would never have found it. It is located on a residential street and looks like just another house. It is not a large restaurant but that adds to it's charm. The menu was varied and the servings...More

Thank M Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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