Finger Lakes’ restaurants feature a wide variety of cuisine from around the world. There are even some wineries and breweries that serve delicious, local food. Whether you're in the mood for fine dining, fast food, or something in between, you'll find it in the Finger Lakes vacation area. Browse our list of our favorite Finger Lakes restaurants and we can even give you recommendations based on what kind of food you’re looking for.
Known for producing the finest dry red and white wines, Long Point Winery has collected numerous awards for wines such as, red Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Dry Riesling.
Balloons Restaurant was established in 1934 by the D'Angelo Family. It is one of Auburn's oldest eateries and soon became known as the place for steaks in town. In 1991, with my wife Terry, we purchased the restaurant & became the third proprietor. In keeping with the long-standing tradition of being a great steakhouse, we did not want to change much. As you can see we have kept to our plan! We believe in serving the best quality food at the best price while keeping Balloons as you have always known it.
Wide variety of Italian entrees & specialty pizzas in a compact space with a warm, welcoming vibe.
Nestled in the scenic hills overlooking Canandaigua Lake in South Bristol, NY, Bristol Harbour Lodge & Golf Club is conveniently located less than an hour from Rochester and less than 2 hours from Buffalo. Just moments from Canandaigua Lake and minutes from Bristol Mountain, it's the perfect spot for your Finger Lakes wedding.
Serving gourmet burgers, specialty sandwiches, fresh cut fries, salads, and ice cream treats. We also have 24 beers and 6 wines on tap!
Counter-service chain offering NY-style pies & other standard pizzeria fare like pasta & subs.
Family-friendly chain serving classic Tex-Mex & American fare in a Southwestern-style setting
Ice Cream Cone Shoppe.
Located in historic downtown Hammondsport, Crooked Lake Ice Cream Company has been a local and tourist favorite for over 30 years.
Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Ice Cream
At Crooked Lake Ice Cream Company, we strive to create a family-friendly environment reminiscent of American history. Here, the twenty-first century meets the style and comfort of a classic 50s diner. This fusion of past and present creates an atmosphere unlike any other.
Have we mentioned Keuka Lake is only a 2-minute walk from our shop? It doesn't get much better than this! Come visit us and find out for yourself.
Curly's Family Restaurant was opened up as a mom and pop shop in 1955. Serving customers who live in the area, but also for travelers passing by that crave some tasty home cooking!
Welcome! Though modeled on a centuries-old Viennese tradition, there's never been anything quite like Dano's Heuriger on Seneca, America's first heuriger (pronounced Hoy-rig-er). Dano's on Seneca combines the traditional Viennese Winery Restaurant concept with the region's award-winning wines and the superb Viennese-inspired cooking of Dano's chef/co-owner Dano Hutnik and pastry chef/co-owner Karen Gilman.
Low-key joint offering burgers & other bar staples, plus TVs tuned to sports in a chill atmosphere.
Low-key joint offering burgers & other bar staples, plus TVs tuned to sports in a chill atmosphere.
F.L.X. Table is their take on one of their favorite forms of entertainment; the dinner party. With only 12 seats and no barrier between the dining area and the kitchen, it is meant to be an intimate and interactive experience in which they welcome you not only into their business, but into their home. While you can rent the entire space for the evening, seats can be reserved individually or for parties throughout from 5:30 pm till 9pm. Each evening, a set menu will be served based on seasonality of products and will change regularly, but, each evening only one menu will be served. They will always do their best to accommodate dietary restrictions, so please make them aware of any restrictions when booking your seats.
Beautiful Geneva On The Lake in historic Geneva, New York is comfortable and luxurious, elegant and casual, quiet, romantic, peaceful and friendly.
Great place to meet for a simple Breakfast and Lunch.
Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, the Hollywood Restaurant is family owned and operated, serving fine Italian and American cuisine for over 75 years. Just minutes away from the hotels in the city. Casual dining, children's menu available. Voted the area’s best Italian restaurant 5 years in a row.
Relaxed place for locally sourced American fare, housemade bread, craft cocktails, beer & ciders.
A destination for Italian & American entrees, light bites & microbrews features a covered patio.
Myriad brews & a wide variety of standard grill fare in spirited digs with TVs & arcade games.
Stately yet contemporary establishment serving thoughtfully sourced steaks, seafood & cocktails.
Outpost of a basic pizzeria chain serving classic & creative pies along with wings & subs.
Southern dishes, shucked shellfish & live music draw boisterous crowds to this hip spot open late.
Recently voted the best Irish Pub & Restaurant in the Syracuse and Rochester area; Mcmurphy's boasts the finest Irish cuisine as well as many traditional American dishes that will delight the entire family. (Check Out Our Menu) Kids are always welcome too...
Take out or dine in. You will be served by a friendly, passionate staff in a modern, clean, and eco-friendly setting. Our food is prepared in-house, from scratch, using fresh ingredients daily.
Burritos are our specialty but we also serve amazing tacos, quesadillas, nachos, salads, and more.
Seasonal American fare from local ingredients served in classy digs with French doors & a fireplace.
Family-friendly pick for homestyle Italian eats & pizzas in a modest space with sidewalk tables.
Oak & Vine is a modern gastro-pub restaurant located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, just a stone’s throw from Owasco Lake and The Merry-Go-Round Theater. Oak & Vine offers an array of American cuisine featuring organic pasta from Flour City Pasta and locally-sourced organic produce from Happy Bee Farms. Seasonal-menu offerings range from creative pizzas, vegetarian and gluten-free options, to our hoisin-marinated bone-in pork chop and Octoberfest Bake. Off-menu we emphasize fresh fish and regionally-sourced beef. The restaurant provides private dining, casual pub-seating, and outdoor tables overlooking Springside’s Gazebo Gardens. Our knowledgeable staff strives to create a vibrant, neighborly atmosphere, so come enjoy our inspired fare, our extensive selection of craft beers, and our Wednesday night Live Music!
Mennonite Owned and Operated, local favorite for baking supples, deli, bakery, butchar, great! Cafe for breakast and lunch.
Osteria Salina has a full bar and specializes in serving local wines, beers and liquor from the Finger Lakes Region as well as serving a wide variety of Tapas, Wood Fired Brick Oven Pizzas, and a nightly Raw Bar with Shrimp, Oysters, Clams, Lobster and more. We have an unbelievable selection of Aged Steaks. Including Filets, Ribeye, Porterhouse, and NY Strip. We also have a Rotisserie that features a different meat selection every evening including Organic Chicken, Quail and more. We serve an array of Italian sausages that are all made and prepared in-house by our Chef. Our selection of Pasta is extensive including a variety of Traditional Sicilian Cuisine. And if it’s not on our menu and you want it – we’ll make it for you!
Rogues' Harbor Inn, also known as the Elm Grove Inn and Central Exchange Hotel, is a historic inn and tavern located at Lansing in Tompkins County, New York.
STRAIGHT FROM OUR FARM TO YOUR PLATE
The Tasting Bar(n) is home to a café which serves tapas-style snacks as well as brunch and lunch items focusing on pairings with the highest quality wines produced in the Finger Lakes and sustainably sourcing many of its ingredients from the animals raised and produce grown on the pastures and fields of the 76 acre farm upon which the Bar(n) sits. Offering a true farm to table experience.
Scoops on Main Street is not an ordinary ice cream store; although they are young our employees have many years’ experience. Having worked around ice cream, candy and of course children for many years our employees are experts on crafting delicious treats and providing a comfortable indoor or outdoor environment for friends or families of all ages to enjoy.
With dozens of flavors of Perry’s hard ice cream and Byrne Dairy soft serve Ice cream (rumored to be the best around!), as well as lactose-free, fat-free, sugar-free, and gluten-free options, there is so much to choose from!
Of course, our staff is always ready to make a recommendation if you’re feeling indecisive!
Family owned diner
Family Friendly Premium Ice Cream Shop with Specialty Sundaes, Milkshakes, 28 Flavors, & Soft Serve. Free Sprinkles!!
The 2018 season marks the Stonecat's 20th year of operation! They continue in their goal to wake people up to life with dynamic, fun food and libation. Dishes are created with passion and love and served in a comfortable and approachable atmosphere, which is maintained by a professional community of hosts and servers. Their chefs continue to create and evolve the regional cuisine of the Finger Lakes, using local ingredients and global culinary influences.
Call 607-546-5000 for reservations.
Bright chain yogurt shop serving up varied frozen treats & chilled coffee drinks.
Hip joint in downtown Auburn, NY with 20+ craft beers, old fashioned cocktails, wines, whiskeys, Southern-style small plates & smoked BBQ. At The Copper Pig, you'll enjoy southern hospitality and a taste of farm-to-table smoked American fare.
Founded in 2016 by Marc & Dawn Schulz, and named after the copper pig mascot that greets you at the door, The Copper Pig celebrates a range of soulful barbecue classics alongside revived family recipes and new favorites.
The Copper Pig's sister location, Prison City Pub & Brewery is located just a block away at 28 State Street, Auburn.
The Ginny Lee at Wagner Vineyards is the perfect spot to enjoy a casual lunch overlooking our scenic vineyards and a spectacular view of Seneca Lake. All of our menus have been designed to complement and enhance the estate wines of Wagner Vineyards, and craft-brewed beers from Wagner Valley Brewing Co.
Open Daily May thru October and seasonally in the spring and late fall (see website for hours).
Over 175 unique shops on 44 Acres.
Featuring Locally Sourced Ingredients, Meats & Regional Cuisines. Experience our fantastic outdoor patio! Come in for an appetizer, Local beer or wine, as well as our homemade crafted cocktails.
Casual Dining * Where Family and Friends Meet