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“Fine dining on the lake”

Aurora Inn Dining Room
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Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Aurora
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Whether dining indoors in our elegant dining room or enjoying lakeside dining on the veranda, the Aurora Inn is the best restaurant in the Finger Lakes region for waterfront dining and spectacular sunsets. Our award-winning, refined American cuisine is inspired by the changing seasons and fresh regional products and pairs perfectly with the many Finger Lakes wines on our list.Warm and welcoming with exquisite décor, our dining room combines traditional tables with intimate booths and banquettes—all topped by sparkling silver and crisp linen napkins. During cooler months, there is always a fire blazing on the hearth.The Aurora Inn Dining Room is a perfect place to celebrate special occasions—from intimate anniversary dinners to parties for up to 25 guests, we are prepared to make yours an event to remember. We can also accommodate larger events in our private Lakeside Room. Whatever the occasion, it will be remembered for fine cuisine, warm service and beautiful surroundings.
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely views. great service very attentive. Fairly limited menu but fabulous food and very creative. Attractive presentation. The grounds are beautiful. Beautifully restored inn.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Loved eating at the Inn. We sat outside with a view of Cayuga Lake. Enjoyed a nice selection of wine and had dinner and dessert. It was delicious! The service was great, and the food was even better!

1  Thank Bill-Shannon B
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

It's fun to eat outside on a beautiful day! At The Aurora Inn, you can eat under umbrellas while gazing out at Cayuga Lake.
My friend and I had salads and lobster rolls. Both were tasty! For dessert we had cilantro, lime, sour cream ice cream. It was refreshingly delicious! Our server was attentive and delightful! There is the option of indoor dining in the lovely, dining room.

1  Thank nanci_h_b
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Dining at the Aurora Inn is first class.
The philosophy of providing the 'farm to table' gustatory experience is set forth on the menu itself by the Executive Chef Patrick Higgins, and it is perfectly carried out by the entire staff.
This is a wholesome and honest effort.
I was fortunate to have Margaret as my server and was impressed by her depth of understanding of the menu, the property and its history as well. Impressive!
Dinner at the Aurora Inn was memorable and a pleasure in every respect.
This is the real deal with down to earth people making it all happen and right on the shores of Cayuga Lake.
Can't beat it.

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1  Thank RoadWarriorBob
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Was a guest at a wedding this past weekend, wedding dinner food was quite good. had breakfast there in the morning, food was so-so. pancakes were dry with a mealy consistency. the best aspect about breakfast was the view of stunning Cayuga Lake.

Thank Marjorie G
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