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Ports Cafe

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4432 State Route 14, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456-9749
+1 315-789-2020
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every year we looked forward to our weekend trip to the Finger Lakes wineries and our dinner at Ports Cafe. What a letdown. We will never return. We had reservations of course. We were seated in a vey very small rectangle room that was very dark. You did not even feel like you were in the restaurant. The waitress was... More 

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Geneva, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No matter how many times we have dined at Ports, the experience never disappoints. The new renovations are well thought out and visually appealing, the staff are attentive and kind. What the chefs do in that small kitchen is nothing short of amazing. New culinary feats presented seasonally and weekly. Make sure to call for reservations well in advance as... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Doesn't' look like much from the road, but inside is truly a delight in atmosphere, locally produced veggies and meat, and creative dishes. Excellent. one of my favorites. We ride from Rochester to eat here. Get reservations.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must start by saying Ports has been one of our favorite restaurants especially for special occasions. But, I was very disappointed with the food on our last visit. I had a special which sounded fantastic, it was Duck Meatloaf. The meatloaf was very dry and actually looked burned on the edges. Very disappointing meal. Friends that we brought who had... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one restaurant that you would probably just pass by because of the exterior. But you have to stop in! The interior is another story. It is beautiful. The food was fabulous and the service was great. Had a large wine list of some of the local wineries in the region. You just have to eat there when you... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must delicious meal I have ever had and it didn't kill the bank account. Superb service. Pristine bathrooms. Great portions. Beautiful view.

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Rochester, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Truly the number one place for dining in Geneva. Wife and I had early reservations (only one we could get). Place Packed by 6 pm. Had best seat in house, windoe seat overlooking Seneca Lake. "Bonus-"Ordered a bottle of Herman J Wiemer Cab Franc 2012 and got the last bottle. Food and service excellent, I,le be back.

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Geneva, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ports is a wonderful place to dine. The food is excellent and the service is very good. This place is one that you keep going back to.

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Thank Denise C
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Ports Cafe is our "go to" spot for special events. This February it was our Valentines Evening dinner. I have never had a bad meal here. Finally, Ports has started providing the wait staff with printed "Specials" menus - for a long time it was hand written. Ports offers a list specials each night that is almost as long as... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Originally the subject header was suppose to say food is subjective. But good also reasonable. We went for onebifbtheblast meals of the evening. The variety of food was apparent from the getgo. I had the ribs and a Tuna nacho. The ribs although the appetizer were exactly what they should be. Smoked for 5 hours and sauced nicely. Fall off... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4432 State Route 14, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456-9749
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 315-789-2020
Description
An informal setting overlooking Seneca Lake, featuring savory and unique dishes made from fresh, ​locally sourced ingredients.​ ​Finger Lakes wines and craft beers are available by the glass.

Reservations Recommended. Maximum group is 8.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?