Restaurants & Dining
When it comes to vacations, or even day trips, we all love to take a step back and enjoy a great meal. Have you heard about the up and coming ‘foodie’ movement? This exploration of amazing meals, great local wines and craft beers, and exploring locally grown foods expertly prepared and plated is exactly what the Finger Lakes region is embracing. Relax, often with a great view, and enjoy some of the wonderful dining options available in the Finger Lakes.
Finger Lakes Fine Dining
If you’re looking for the best of the best in and upscale dining experience there are a number of great options in the Finger Lakes region. The New York Wine & Culinary Center has a number of features including the Upstairs Bistro, a fine dining experience overlooking the shores of Canandaigua Lake using locally sourced ingredients. Veraisons Restaurant at Glenora Wine Cellars boasts a wonderful fine dining experience, sourcing all of their meats, produce and cheese from local farms. The Aurora Inn Dining Room offers the majesty of dining amidst unique décor and the feeling of being home while enjoying fine plates and comfort food. Find beauty and elegance combined in one at Geneva on the Lake at the Lancellotti Dining Room. Arnold Palmer frequented Geneva on the Lake so you know you can bask in the elevated glory.
Casual Dining and Pub Fare in the Finger Lakes
If you are hoping to enjoy some amazing food while visiting the Finger Lakes without the pressure of the fine dining experience you are not at a loss for options. There are plenty of great restaurants featuring delicious options in a more casual setting. Atlas Bowl is a great place to stop for elevated comfort food located near Taughannock Falls and gather friends for a game of bowling and crash the pins while you’re there. Crystal Lake Café at Americana Vineyards is just one of the vineyards and wineries that offer a dining option along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Featuring a seasonal menu, using the freshest ingredients the Crystal Lake Café is a great spot to enjoy a glass of wine and a great meal.
Check out the listings below and choose great restaurants for your time in the Finger Lakes region.