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Sunshine Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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8649 Buffalo Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14304-4367
+1 716-236-0051
06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We are foodies and had higher expectations of this place based on reviews. The breakfast was mediocre at best- so 3/10. Coffee was good-6/10. Atmosphere 2/10. The place has a Mexican dinner on Fridays and a 'Build the wall' sign attached to their bar. Would not come back.

Thank Gabi O
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

AWESOME PLACE FOR BREAKFAST AND LUNCH! Second time I have been here for an amazing homestyle breakfast twice and I haven't been disappointed either time! The sausage, biscuits and gravy are to die for! Watching the resident beauty, Stephanie, and her joyful interactions with the regulars absolutely makes me want to be a regular too! Very homey atmosphere, almost like... More 

Thank Danielle D
Buffalo, NY
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was hot and fresh! Service was exceptional! Will go again and again. Owner is great and greets with a big smile! From scratch specials. Small but quaint, 10 am during the week was perfect timing! Really enjoyed the place.

Thank sanz1168
Cadiz, Kentucky
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Locals cafe, no frills, with plenty of breakfast choices to please all, no nonsense prices, server with a smile & extremely welcoming. Will definitely eat here again! Highly recommend.

Thank Britt S
Niagara Falls, NY
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This place has been a diner in one way or another since I was a child, over 50 years ago. It still serves very good breakfasts and lunches and reasonable prices. Ate here several times while on a visit recently and the food was good and ample for breakfast and lunch. The people here are friendly from the cooks to... More 

Thank NFnative
Bayside, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Tell you what... I didn't really love the place, but it was kind of quaint, with a small # of tables, and they pride themselves on home-cooking style food. Many of the reviews you'll read include mention of Linda, the owner, host of hostesses. While I was there, a regular came in and immediately slapped Linda on the tuchus, and... More 

Thank Scotty9500
Brandon, FL
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

You always find the best gems by visiting Mom & Pop places. The Sunshine Cafe is a case in point. The breakfasts are large, yummy, satisfying and affordable. The service is extremely friendly. You almost feel like a family member by the time you leave. Great food, great prices, great service. Can't do better than that!

Thank Ben C
Saranac Lake, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in town for the day and stopped in for breakfast. We loved everything. The owner was a joy to talk to, and the food was good. We would highly recommend stopping here. I loved the homey feel of the place.

Thank Kristie S
Beavercreek, Ohio
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We like to support local businesses and stay away from chains during our travels. This was a small family dinner with breakfast like your grandma might serve. Reasonable prices, not a good option for special diets though. Friendly service.

Thank Buckeye05
Omaha, Nebraska
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Classic small diner with very friendly staff. Family oriented with a typical but clever menu. Hardy breakfast with homemade bread makes the typical breakfast a tad bit better. A locals haunt makes for a back home feel. Great prices and even better service.

Thank RJQcrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8649 Buffalo Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14304-4367
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Niagara Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 716-236-0051

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