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 a reasonable price. Serving breakfast and lunch, 7 am to 3 pm.
Beardslee Castle — We proudly feature the largest variety of local cheeses of any Mohawk Valley restaurant. With an award-winning wine list with over 250 selections, there’s always a cheese-and-wine pairing to enjoy.
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.
Canal Side Inn — Open for dinner, featuring local artisan cheeses. 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. 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.
Ed & Bud’s Grill — Bar and casual dining. Open for lunch.
Ed’s Pizza — $1.50 cheese slices.
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: grilled three-cheese sandwich with fries, half-pound Angus bacon cheeseburger with fries, grilled bacon-mushroom-Swiss-chicken with fries, Philly steak-and-cheese sub with fries.
Happy Waffle — Waffle nachos, grilled cheese with pepper-jack cheese, jalapeno, sour cream, salsa & Doritos on sourdough, made hot and crispy in our waffle maker and served with Old Bay seasoned chips.
Bubble waffle cones that are made hot and fresh, served with ice cream and all kinds of toppings.
Il Caffe Espresso Bar — Handcrafted espresso drinks. Cheese omelets all day. Jalapeno cheese popper appetizers. Best homemade cheesecake around,
Italian Feast — Open for lunch and dinner. $6 mini calzones (with ricotta, mozzarella & one item of your choice); $6 pepper cheese bites. Check out our other cheesy specials.
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 — FREE cheesy breadsticks with the purchase of any large pizza.
Ruggiero’s Trattoria — A family-owned and operated restaurant and pizzeria. Open 10 am to 9 pm. Homemade cheesy appetizers.
Sandwich Chef — Open for lunch and dinner. A family-owned cafe. We offer a variety of wraps, sandwiches, salads and soups. Outside Festival specials: chicken or beef gyros, ice tea, soda, water, hot dogs with toppings, mozzarella sticks, ice cream (soft) and smoothies.
That Little Place on Main Diner — Open for lunch and dinner. Delicious home-cooked meals, including many locally sourced ingredients. Stop in and try our festival specials: Root beer pulled pork; Reubens; sausage & peppers.
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. Try our cheddar soup.