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The Red Dove Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, International, Pub
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30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
+1 315-781-2020
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Dove Tavern offers an amazing and eclectic food menu. Additionally, they offer great beers and mixed drinks, along a nice variety of wines. Definitely something for everyone. This is a great restaurant to visit whether you feel like dressing up, feeling super casual or anywhere in between.

Thank bmcand5510
Barrington, Illinois
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Salads are large so split or plan to box. Menu is eclectic and varied so should appeal to a wide range of tastes. I like the bohemian-esque ambience. Pork chop was a smidge overcooked but still delicious. The roasted tomato vinaigrette so good! Plated veggie options both traditional (sautéed chard) and not (mashed spinach and feta; truly yummy!).

Thank elainejr
Geneva, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite local restaurant! Food offerings are unique & always good. Love the option to get small plates that are unique or order an entree to share. Regular offerings are tried & true....

Thank suevanhouten
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We really enjoyed this restaurant, with one exception. My husband had the duck breast which came with turnips roasted with red chili oil and honey. He has a very high tolerance for "heat" but found the turnips inedible. Our server just shrugged. So, while we enjoyed most things about this very creative, appealing restaurant, this left us feeling a little... More 

Thank VTDaphne
Chicago, Illinois
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stumbled upon this place while wandering the main street after some wine tastings and we needed a bite to eat. There was a nice selection of beers and the menu has small plates with interesting international flare. We had oysters, Korean chicken wings and the cauliflower with tahini and mint. The cauliflower flavor combination didn't work for me. Would... More 

Thank Carlie
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great place, Love the Food, beer and wine selection, great service. I visit at least once a month for dinner, have never been disappointed.

Thank back2225
Rochester, New York
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have dined at the Red Dove Tavern on many occasions when we travel to Geneva, NY. The food is excellent, the atmosphere is pleasant. It is a great place to go for dinner before a show at the Smith Opera House.

Geneva, New York
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have been going here for many years. The menu is different than most and the small plates are particularly good. The wine selection is extensive with a few even being on tap. This place is usually quite busy with local professors especially liking it. I would recommend for a couple or a group.

1 Thank SenecaLake59
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, excellent service, delicious food! We will be back! The fried calamari was tender and spicy dip a wonderful accompaniment. Falafel was freshly made, tender and tasty. We also had a rice veggie plate that was so wonderful with lovely kick. A surprising great dinner - not what I expected at all. We were pleasantly surprised. Pretty reasonable prices.

Thank heather32
Port Jervis, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

stopped in geneva on 3 day trip. had 4 small plates all were very good, had the shrimp pil pil per reviews and were excellent. only gave 4 stars because of beer selection, had 4 different beers, and only 1 to my liking ( lt dan). but thats just me. just make sure you try the red dove, a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 315-781-2020

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