Boeskool: Savoring the flavor – Niles Restaurant Week unveils a culinary extravaganza

Published 11:15 am Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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By Ryan Boeskool

Niles is quickly gaining a reputation for food enthusiasts seeking a diverse and delectable culinary experience. With so many new options in town, the Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce and Niles Main Street are thrilled to support the 5th Annual Niles Restaurant Week Presented by Corewell Health.  Come experience Niles from Monday, March 4th through Sunday, March 10 to enjoy special offerings and discounts listed at

There are so many reasons to partake in this year’s Restaurant Week. Flagship eateries like Prime Table, Front Street Pizza Pub, Jay’s Lounge, and Pizza Transit draw patrons from all over the region.  Those same patrons are now finding top tier drink offerings of every kind including Apothica Teas, Iron Shoe Distillery, Niles Brewing Company, and Gabrizio’s Italian Café and Bakery. The hot new venue in town is 2nd and Main Coffeehouse & Wine Bar and has quickly become the spot to see people and be seen.

The charm of Niles Restaurant Week lies in its ability to showcase the town’s diverse culinary landscape. From quaint cafes to upscale bistros, each participating restaurant brings something unique to the table. The event allows diners to embark on a culinary journey, exploring different cuisines and styles without leaving the comfort of Niles.

One of the standout features of Niles Restaurant Week is the affordability factor. Many participating restaurants offer specially curated prix-fixe menus, giving patrons the opportunity to sample a variety of dishes. This not only encourages locals to dine out more but also attracts visitors eager to explore Niles’ hidden culinary gems.

The Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown District Authority has worked tirelessly to make Niles Restaurant Week a seamless and enjoyable experience for both diners and restaurateurs. By fostering collaboration between local businesses, we aim to boost the town’s economy and highlight the thriving food scene that sets Niles apart. A huge thank you to our sponsors, including Corewell Health, 1st Source Bank, Spartan Tool, Indeck Energy Services, and Southland Farms.

Beyond the delectable dishes, Niles Restaurant Week creates a sense of community. The event brings people together over shared meals, fostering connections and creating memories. It’s not just about the food; it’s about the experience of savoring exceptional cuisine in the company of friends, family, and fellow food enthusiasts.

As patrons hop from one restaurant to another, they discover the hidden gems that make Niles a culinary destination worth exploring. Whether it’s a family-friendly diner with a nostalgic ambiance like Prime Table or hearing outstanding bands and eating Instagram-worthy meals at Iron Shoe Distillery, Niles Restaurant Week is a passport to the town’s diverse culinary landscape.

Niles Restaurant Week is more than just a culinary event – it’s a celebration of community, diversity, and the vibrant flavors that define Niles. The Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown District Authority has once again succeeded in producing a week-long event that not only tantalizes taste buds but also strengthens the bonds that make Niles a special place to call home. So, grab your fork and join the festivities – Niles Restaurant Week awaits, promising a culinary adventure like no other!

Ryan Boeskool is the Executive Director of the Greater Niles Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber office can be reached at (269) 683-1833.