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Lafayette Motel & Restaurant

American, Diner
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408 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2316
+1 585-394-5383
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Sunday morning, pouring rain, hungry for comfort food. Fouund this very out of the way restaurant by word of mouth from a townie. Part of a little motel but delivered a sumptuous breakfast and not pricey. Hometown appeal and I will be back. Lunch also served and dinner specials to try next time

Thank Susan K
Canandaigua, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Lafayette is always my first choice for breakfast but if you can be there for the Dutch Apple Porkchops at dinner time it is not to be missed!

Thank skesel
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192 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great service, friendly atmosphere & good food make the Lafayette one of our favorite places for breakfast. Good oatmeal...

Thank Russ Y
Canandaigua, New York
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110 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Why, after living in this area for over 20 years we have never tried this restaurant, I will never know. I think probably because it's kind of hidden, and also, it didn't "seem" like the kind of place I would want to try. WOW!! My LOSS!!! Such a friendly little place that is so very popular! We had a late... More 

Thank amethystgirl29
Albany, New York
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Small but the food is great and the staff was very friendly. Great home made items on the menu, the perfect was to recoup after all of the wine and beer tasting the area has to offer.

Thank BrandonA33
Waterloo, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2016

very tasty food,well prepared and imaginative menu. Comfortable and friendly atmosphere. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal!!

Thank PTL627
Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This diner off the parking lot of a hotel is a local mainstay and with good reason. The service is friendly and personal, the food comfortable, delicious and plentiful and the prices reasonable! Every time I find myself in Canandaigua I make a point of trying to stop by as I always leave content and satisfied! A group of older... More 

Thank Safarib0und
Noblesville, Indiana
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to the Lafayette restaurant (and, on occasion, the motel too),for the last five years. It is unpretentious, quaint, cozy, diner like, very comfortable and healthy eating (or if I want to be a little sinful I can eat all kinds of delectable treats that will add pounds!) The staff are more than cooks several of them... More 

Thank tomas1000
Marina del Rey, California
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195 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This is a super homey throwback diner/restaurant which has been around since after world war two. It is adorable, kitchy and a chronicler of community life with newspaper clippings, nick-knacks and cute signs everywhere. There is plenty of parking, wi-fi, either tables or the counter. The staff is super friendly if you are and there are tons of “nothing fancy”... More 

Thank dwalker43
West Carrollton, Ohio
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130 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This is a small free-standing downtown restaurant with adequate off-street parking with an adjacent motel complex. We were seated promptly & served by a charming waitress. There is an expansive breakfast menu and is reasonably priced. Coffee & beverages were served promptly & refilled throughout our meals. All 4 of us had our different meals served at the same time.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2316
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: +1 585-394-5383
  • This restaurant is at Lafayette Motel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?