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American Hotel of Lima Inc.

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Lima €€ - €€€ American, Soups
7304 E. main st., 7304 E. Main St., Lima, NY 14485-9730
+1 585-624-9464
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  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Soups
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7304 E. main st., 7304 E. Main St., Lima, NY 14485-9730
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were heading to Ithaca and getting hungry so keeping our eyes open for something other than fast food. The big "open" flag waving on the porch of this historic building made us pull over. What a lovely surprise! We were the only customers and...More

Thank Pashk
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Met friends here as it was a convenient location between Rochester and Dansville NY. Great list of soups. Reasonable prices, friendly service.

Thank skdmw4642
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Soup and sandwiches rule here. But soup is king. Multiple selections every day. The atmosphere is great, Guinness on tap, a real phone booth, ancient urinal, all make for a delightful time. Stop by on the first Sunday of the month and catch live Irish...More

Thank Jack_Plum
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A friend and I met here for lunch recently. We'd heard about their great reputation for homemade soups and we were not disappointed. My friend had sweet potato/bacon soup and I had the butternut/sausage/orzo. We both had a salad; while it was good, I would...More

Thank DownEast47
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is where we go when we want a great burger in Lima. My husband likes the speedies as well, but for me, it's the burgers.

Thank T4570FYbarb
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great soups and sandwiches, fine selection of draft beer. Always fresh and delightful selection. Atmosphere takes you back to another era

Thank rmicoli
Reviewed 6 March 2017

On an early spring day, cold but sunny, we happened to arrive. in Lima at lunch time. As we parked directly in front of The American Hotel and a sign said "soup" I knew instantly I was in the right place. We were greeted by...More

Thank sealt333
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Always love to stop by The American Hotel and sink into the calm pace of the place. The food is great - the soups are almost legendary and their sandwiches and specials are terrific as well. Rose, Pat and Cindy make it feel like you...More

Thank GeneseoSupremo
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I have lived in the neighborhood for a long time, Have eaten here in the past, yet never reviewed this iconic location. I think people see the outside and are dissuaded from going in. I stopped there with friends last week and had lunch, Soups,...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We have stopped here several times, both for dinner and lunch. The soups are always great. The specials are good too, they offered Roast pork dinner, my husband said it was good and the portions were right not too much. I as always had to...More

Thank Karen M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gluten free options, especially for Old-Fashioned Turkey dinner; Haddock French?
27 November 2015|
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Response from theljd | Reviewed this property |
I think the other answers are spot on. I would call. The meals are prepared by one of the proprietors. She can give you all the info you need.
Gluten free options, especially for Old-Fashioned Turkey dinner; Haddock French?
27 November 2015|
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Response from flxcouple | Reviewed this property |
The best way to have gluten free turkey dinner is to opt out of the stuffing and gravy. Both made with flour. Turkey, potatoes, squash, green beans, cranberry sauce, all gluten free...sorry no pie for you. The previous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7304 E. main st., 7304 E. Main St., Lima, NY 14485-9730
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +1 585-624-9464
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