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Aurora Inn Dining Room

) #2 of 7 Restaurants in Aurora €€€€ American
391 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026-9608
+1 315-364-8888
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
3 days ago
“Awesome setting!”
1 week ago
“Great graduation dinner”
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391 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026-9608
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We met friends here for a drink and were told that Thursday's happy hour included half price bottles of wine. We enjoyed a delicious Chianti Reserva, Poggio Della Torre, for less than most places would charge for four glasses of house wine! The setting is...More

Thank NieSam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Aurora inn to celebrate my son's graduation in the Ithaca area. The drive to the restaurant was very nice with great views of the lake. The restaurant itself is right on the lake with beautiful views and great ambience. The food was...More

Thank AJ K
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Several year ago, we stopped for lunch while visiting the area. It such a great experience that when we were again in the area we went there for dinner. It was lovely, the wine, the bread and amazing oil & a special balsamic vinegar for...More

Thank Holley-7
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Long, exhausting and exhilarating day of hiking waterfalls followed by a shower, quail, and champaign. Absolutely delightful staff, fabulous food, and gorgeous sunset made for the perfect end of a great day. The lemon tart was the closest I've ever come to my favorite desert,...More

Thank SherrieHov
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Wonderful food and great service. Our dinner was relaxing and the service was excellent. If you visit you must dine here!

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We enjoyed a beautiful meal at the Inn for our Anniversary. We were seated at a corner table with a beautiful view of the lake and the sunset. In nice weather, the huge glass doors open to a stunning patio with seating and firepit. Once...More

Thank LMT777
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Four of us had a delicious and well-served meal by the fire. We arrived just in time for a nice happy hour. Wine from Chile was great. For appetizers, we ordered a number of sides--all were great, especially the mushrooms. Brussels sprouts were nice but...More

Thank WellFedTrvlr
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The setting is gorgeous, the furnishing excellent, the service good but cool, the food not so great for the price. The wait staff seems unsure of themselves and the food is not impressive at all. Very sparse and overpriced and frankly it doesn't even make...More

Thank lake64
Management response:Responded 19 January 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We strive for excellence and truly apologize that your visit fell short. I would love to hear more about your recent experience. Please give me a call at (315) 364-8866 at your convenience. Warmly, Erin McElhinney Dining Room Manager

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Ambiance - the best you could ask for...on the lake, beautiful old inn. Service - Very good. Meal - The duck I ordered and my partner's scallops were the best. But the soup and sides left much to be desired. The seafood chowder was lacking...More

Thank db_victorny
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were staying across the street at Wallcourt Hall for New Year's Eve, so we wandered over to the main inn for breakfast on New Year's Day. So glad we did! The service was warm and welcoming. The food was terrific as well. We ordered...More

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Do you have entrees that are both gluten-free and dairy-free (including butter)?
4 February 2016|
Response from HudsonValGal | Reviewed this property |
I'm only an out-of-town customer who dined there once and enjoyed it a great deal. I suggest you contact the Aurora Inn Dining Room by phone 315-364-8888 and ask them.
Donald C
I seem to be having problems accessing the lunch menu. Is it available for viewing?
19 June 2015|
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Response from dese2 | Reviewed this property |
I checked the website. I didn't see it either so I guess they don't post it. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 391 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026-9608 (Formerly Aurora Inn)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 315-364-8888
  • E-mail
Whether dining indoors in our elegant dining room or enjoying lakeside dining on the veranda, the Aurora Inn is the best restaurant in the Finger Lakes region for waterfront dining and spectacular sunsets. Our award-winning, refined American cuisine is inspired by the changing seasons and fresh regional products and pairs perfectly with the many Finger Lakes wines on our list.Warm and welcoming with exquisite décor, our dining room combines traditional tables with intimate booths and banquettes—all topped by sparkling silver and crisp linen napkins. During cooler months, there is always a fire blazing on the hearth.The Aurora Inn Dining Room is a perfect place to celebrate special occasions—from intimate anniversary dinners to parties for up to 25 guests, we are prepared to make yours an event to remember. We can also accommodate larger events in our private Lakeside Room. Whatever the occasion, it will be remembered for fine cuisine, warm service and beautiful surroundings.
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