Little Falls Restaurants and Eateries

Little Falls has a bounty of restaurants, from fine-dining venues to casual eateries. Many will be offering cheese-themed specials the day of the Festival. Please click on the name of the business for address, phone number, hours, menu, and more.

Ann St. Deli — Great food at reasonable prices. Serving breakfast and lunch, 7 am to 3 pm.

Beardslee Castle — A Little Falls landmark. We proudly feature the largest variety of local cheeses of any Mohawk Valley restaurant. With an award-winning wine list of over 250 selections, there’s always a cheese-and-wine pairing to enjoy. “Creative American cuisine, wood-grilling, local, sustainable, and fresh.”

Bella Vista Restaurant — Dinner. Our fine-dining restaurant is a true gem located across from beautiful Shu-Maker Mountain in historic Little Falls, New York. We have a large outdoor deck to help you enjoy the beautiful scenery during the summer months. RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED.

Bonita’s Sandwich Chef — Homemade cheesecake, $4.50. Five choices of grilled cheese sandwiches, served with a side of potato chips, $6.99. Soft ice cream. Fresh-fruit smoothies.

Canal Side Inn — Open for dinner. An authentic, unpretentious French restaurant located in Canal Place. Our ingredients are fresh and glorious and near the earth. Take your time and enjoy every succulent course; there is no rush at the Canal Side.

Special: Chicken Cordon Bleu featuring Three Village Cheese Company’s havarti.

A lighter grill menu is available in the lounge.

Cooper Moose Ale House — Serving great food in a vibrant atmosphere. Stop by for our cheese-du-jour inspired specials and Central New York’s greatest selection of craft beers.

Specials: Five-cheese English striped cheddar burger; mini raspberry cheesecake chimichangas.

Ed & Bud’s Grill — Bar and casual dining. Open for lunch.

Ed’s Pizza — Cheese pizza, $10. Also available by the slice.

Happen Inn Sports Bar & Grill — Appetizers: Gouda mac-n-cheese bites, Bavarian pretzel bread sticks with beer-cheese sauce, chicken-and-cheese quesadillas, cheese fries, garlic-parmesan wings. Sandwiches: half-pound Angus bacon cheeseburger with fries, grilled bacon-mushroom-Swiss-chicken with fries, Philly steak-and-cheese sub with fries.

Happy Waffle — Bubble waffle cones that are made hot and fresh, served with ice cream and all kinds of toppings. Special: Cheesecake waffle ice-cream cup.

Also offering chipotle grilled cheese.

Il Caffe Espresso Bar — Coffee freshly brewed, and crafted espresso drinks. Cheesecake, the finest in town. Sandwiches and salads, made fresh to order. Delicious fresh pastries.

Italian Feast — Open for lunch and dinner. Rock City Riggies. Chicken Sinatra. Wisconsin cheese bites. Mini-calzones (cheese, pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms). Macaroni-and-cheese. Fried pizza dough.

Ole Sal’s Cafe & Creamery — Lunch, snacks, ice cream, desserts, coffee drinks hot and cold. For the festival, we are offering strawberry and blueberry cheesecake ice cream with some locally made Ole Sal’s cheese.

Pizza Boys — pizza and more.

Ruggiero’s Trattoria & Tap & Tavern — Drink and lunch specials. Homemade macaroni-and-cheese. Cheese pizza slices.

That Little Place on Main Diner — Open for lunch and dinner. Delicious home-cooked meals, including many locally sourced ingredients. Special: deep-fried macaroni-and-cheese bites.

Travelodge — Stop in! You don’t have to stay at our motel to enjoy a meal in our dining room. Breakfast 7 to 11 am, cheese omelette, $3.95; Dinner 5 to 9 pm. T

Velardi’s Pizza — $1 cheese pizza slices. Frozen non-alcoholic dacquiris.

White Rose Bakery — your hometown bakery!