Welcome to Taris On The Water

A wine country bistro beautifully situated overlooking the Welland Canal

At Taris, great food is our philosophy. From chopping fresh vegetables each morning, to the last moment before your perfectly cooked steak is served to the table – Passion and Quality are the two driving forces behind it all.

With our canal side patio, charming dining room, and private wine cellar with a large harvest table, Taris on the water is an ideal choice for any situation; From a casual lunch, to a  friends night out, to an elegant wedding! For special events please contact us.

“Steel City” Cheesesteak shaved inside round roast, smoked cheddar sauce, red peppers & onion jam
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taris our story

Our Story

We, opened the doors of Taris on the Water in March of 2015.

Our little yellow restaurant continues to attract both new and familiar faces every day and we derive much pleasure from seeing guests coming in, recognizing friends and family and re-connecting with neighbouring tables.

Chef Justin Upper

Justin Upper

Chef De Cuisine

Bringing elevated cuisine to the heart of the Rose City can only be done by someone with a lot of confidence and the skillset to back it up. For Taris on the Water, that someone is Justin Upper.

What our Patrons say

Lina Maria

The food was exquisite fresh and will be definitely be back to enjoy more Taris.

Lina Maria

Eric Koczula

The service was excellent, and the food was exceptional. We're looking forward to our next visit!

Eric Koczula

Den Allard

Great staff and right on the water. Best food I’ve had out in a long time.

Den Allard

Katie Green

Atmosphere was so nice! Service was great!! Food was wonderful! Presentation was beautiful!!

Katie Green

Lisa Tritton

We had such a great time dining in the igloo! What an amazing idea! Our service was excellent, the atmosphere was cozy, warm and picturesque.

Lisa Tritton

Cam McLean

Food is fantastic and staff always amazing and attentive. Always top notch! Love this Welland gem!

Cam McLean

Our Menu

Lunch

Lunch

Dinner

Dinner

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