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Dena's Home Cookin'

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3747 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2J 2L1, Canada
+1 289-296-9600
08:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Wed 08:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 13:00
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love the breakfasts and the friendly feel when I drop by. The food is top notch and the service excellent. I love the extras of mushrooms and fruit. I have never had a bad meal or experience. I could go to a fast food place but the quality at Dena's is far superior and the freshness is evident.

Thank Colleen S
Niagara Falls, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Good food. Good service. Loved the sautéed mushrooms. Oranges and tomatoes were a very nice addition.

Thank Corey C
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Found this excellent breakfast spot by Googling, "Best breakfast location in Niagara Falls", and our family were very impressed. This is a family owned and run restaurant who really know how to fill their patrons bellies with a truly huge home cooked breakfast. Thank Dena, from your Uxbridge visitors 😊

Thank 19LUVS2Travel65
Winnipeg, MB
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Just happened upon this small family restaurant and what a find! The meals are truly homemade style... hash browns made from boiled potatoes, ham cut from the bone. Our two eggs and hash browns could hardly be seen with all the extras... sauteed whole mushrooms, two large wedges of fresh tomato, slice of orange and a large amount of ham... More 

1 Thank Write4u
Tavistock, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of meat in the breakfast combo but the "sauteed" mushrooms we had heard so much about turned out to be deep fried and squirting grease. The poached eggs had firm cooked yolks while the whites were still jiggly and undercooked. The server was unapologetic and only asked if I wanted the cook to... More 

1 Thank Magnum58
Niagara Falls, Canada
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Amazing food cooked homemade style. We go as a family for breakfast every once in a while and I love their omelettes and home fries. Typical breakfast pricey and so worth it. A small little place so you may have to wait for a table. Get there early in the morning.

Thank Victoria G
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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278 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The locals rave about this place. It's a tiny restaurant with only 7 tables - great for small families or couples, but not so great for big groups. This was our first visit. Everything was very clean and organized. The breakfast menu was loaded with options. I was disappointed that they did not have corned beef hash. We ordered the... More 

1 Thank Miranda C
Welland, Canada
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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very friendly owners. Excellent food, great service and price. The only drawback is the space. I could not believe how tiny the place is. They actually served one of my favorites- fried bologna. A unique twist with most entree's- sautéed mushrooms with half a tomato. Will definitely return if I can get a table.

Thank wayne b
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163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We found Dena's even though there was construction in the area, and we are glad we did. The chicken schnitzel sandwich was delicious, and was gi-normous. The whole menu was reasonably priced and Dena and Harry were very friendly and attentive.

Thank MidwestLiketoTravel
Hagerstown, Maryland
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156 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was our second trip to Dena's the last when in the falls 2 years ago, its not a very big place but the portions are large and the food is freshly made, the sauteed mushrooms are wonderful. Try the raisin bread french toast!

Thank d a m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3747 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2J 2L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 289-296-9600

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?