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Upstairs Bistro

800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“cheese board” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in for a late lunch after traipsing around Sonnenburg all morning and were very pleased. The server was efficient and friendly, the food was very good and you can't beat a view of Canandaigua Lake!

Thank Robsmom32207
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the upstairs little bistro of the NY State winery convention center the food is good but you will be drinking wine so anything will taste good

Thank jbaber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good. Service was very friendly. Drinks were delicious. We received our appetizers at the same time as our main course, but it was still good.

Thank Smd64lex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a late lunch with several friends. We ordered the hamburger and my friends were severely under-cooked for medium well. I ordered medium and mine came out rare. One person ended up sending their burger back and it took at least 20 minutes to...More

Thank acmepanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped up here for lunch after a tasting downstairs. During our lunch a thunderstorm moved in and man did it rain! Really fun to watch without getting wet. (they have a full awning now, not like the umbrellas in the picture). My wife and...More

Thank MuscleGeek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to begin by saying my husband and I always enjoy every aspect of the upstairs bistro from the ambiance of the restaurant and the outdoor deck overlooking the lake, to the excellent food and drink choices. Last night these were no exception,...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little late but wanted to thank everyone that put on that fantastic pig roast Father's Day. From the local juices to the table settings to the band everything was beautiful! Besides the actual pig carcass, but that's my fault for bringing pescatarians to a...More

Thank jameos779
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 2 girlfriends and myself needed a place between Buffalo and Syracuse for a nice birthday lunch. This restaurant looked perfect for location and the fact we could sit outside overlooking the lake was very appealing. Although windy, we enjoyed the deck and enjoyed a...More

Thank moon026
Reviewed 15 June 2017

respectfully based on the fact that this place is considered fine dining it should not take three tries to get med rare steak right also should not have had to wait 25 min to have our order taken be careful if you do NOT order...More

1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We attended a wine tasting event before heading upstairs to the bistro for our dinner reservation. Sat outside. Beautiful views. Menu is an attempt to be different, but it's too different. Our service was terrible. We were there to celebrate someone's birthday so we brought...More

Thank jmb89123
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Questions & Answers
1 August 2015|
Response from BlueMaxx14 | Reviewed this property |
Am quite sure the info you seek is available on their website, as is contact info. THere is AUGUST schedule page. Try GOOGLING for NYWCC
Mary B
21 June 2015|
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Response from MCGEETYREE | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions.
Ellen M
6 February 2015|
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Response from jordynn_flx | Property representative |
Ellen, it won't allow me to post a file or hyperlink - but if you visit our main website, click on the Upstairs Bistro tab, you will find all of our current menus. Thank you! Let me know if you have any other concerns.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
    (NYS Rte 332 & NYS Rte 5&20)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: +1 585-394-7070
  • E-mail
Relax, taste & enjoy at the fun, high-energy Upstairs Bistro overlooking Canandaigua Lake. It is the perfect spot to gather with friends in a casual setting with indoor and outdoor lake view seating. Experience the innovative bistro-style menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients and exclusive New York State beer, wine, spirits & specialty drinks. Sunday Brunch served 11:30am - 2:30pm. Regular menu resumes 2:30 - 9pm.
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