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Brown Hound Bistro

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6459 Rt. 64, in Bristol Springs, South Bristol, NY 14512
+1 585-374-9771
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Description: Creative Finger Lakes dining and catering. Hours change seasonally, please...
Creative Finger Lakes dining and catering. Hours change seasonally, please call or visit our website... Enjoy dining in a century-old home tucked in the hills above Canandaigua Lake in a cozy, casual atmosphere in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Situated between Canandaigua and Naples, in South Bristol, the Brown Hound offers brunch, dinner, catering, private parties, wine dinners and more...All with a focus on local foods and Finger Lakes wine options. Charming outdoor seating and live music add to the appeal. The Brown Hound Bistro is where locals & visitors alike go to celebrate, to feel welcome and to eat the best food in the area!
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  • 7
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  • 7
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great breakfast in a neat restaurant. Located in a lovely wee house the Brown Hound Bistro is not your average place. Food is well above average and surprising. Eggs benny with smoked trout, best pancakes anywhere, perfectly done eggs and if its after 11 local beers and wines. Service is efficient... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
freejoa
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toronto
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toronto
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great breakfast in a neat restaurant. Located in a lovely wee house the Brown Hound Bistro is not your average place. Food is well above average and surprising. Eggs benny with smoked trout, best pancakes anywhere, perfectly done eggs and if its after 11 local beers and wines. Service is efficient and professional. I will have to go back for... More 

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Thank freejoa
Canandaigua, United States
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138 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here last summer .We had an outdoor table and a wonderful meal. We tried it again last night and were largely disappointed. They are only open Friday and Saturday in the winter. Last night there was only one other set of diners in the place. My wife had the park tenderloin which was pretty good.... More 

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Thank William S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We're so happy that we decided to eat here last night. From the quaint cozy environment to the delightful waitress and the delicious food/drinks/dessert, the entire experience was perfect. Would recommend and will visit again.

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Thank Dylan P
Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Brown Hound Bistro is in a modest conversion from house to restaurant. The ambience was pleasant. The menu was quite limited, though that in itself was not a problem at all. Our choices of butternut squash gnocchi and a beef and pork half-pound burger were well prepared. The major complaint was in the pricing of the house wines (pinot noir... More 

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Thank RallyO
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had breakfast here last Sunday morning. It was a beautiful day for a ride. We both had the French toast with cinnamon swirl bread. It was quite tasty and the maple syrup was also delicious. The only problem with that place is that it's too small. Our table was too small. Service was very good.

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Thank E K
Canandaigua
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I can only speak to Sunday brunch, but let me tell you, the food here is fantastic, and it's great that so much of it comes from local farms. The staff are friendly, and it's wonderful to sit outside on the porch in summer. Because it's a small restaurant, you may have to wait a bit to get your order... More 

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Thank cosmicaccident
Binghamton
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Very good. We both had the grass fed beef hamburgers. They were super busy, but still took time with each patron to make sure we had what we needed.

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Thank Christine O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Very good food, nice staff and good service. We heard this was a popular place but we were lucky to get a table on a Saturday night. No regrets!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have been to Naples several times and never knew about this cute little quaint restaurant. Every food item we ordered was cooked to perfection, Chef is very talented, we will be visiting more often when we visit Naples.. Thank you.

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Thank aziggy
Edmonton, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Got lost and stumbled upon this Lil gem. Excellent service and excellent food. My wife had the Talipia special and I had the scallops, both cooked to perfection. Excellent wine list, make this one of your stops if in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6459 Rt. 64, in Bristol Springs, South Bristol, NY 14512
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  South Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 585-374-9771

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 32
  • Cuisine: French, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Creative Finger Lakes dining and catering. Hours change seasonally, please call or visit our website... Enjoy dining in a century-old home tucked in the hills above Canandaigua Lake in a cozy, casual atmosphere in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Situated between Canandaigua and Naples, in South Bristol, the Brown Hound offers brunch, dinner, catering, private parties, wine dinners and more...All with a focus on local foods and Finger Lakes wine options. Charming outdoor seating and live music add to the appeal. The Brown Hound Bistro is where locals & visitors alike go to celebrate, to feel welcome and to eat the best food in the area!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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