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Ports Cafe

4432 West Lake Rd, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456
+1 315-789-2020
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Ranked #1 of 70 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $28
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Reservations Recommended. Maximum group is 8.
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English first
Albany, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Food was amazing!!! Be sure to check out the specials :) We didn't make reservations so we had to sit at the chef bar but the good definitely made up for it!

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Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I have been going to this restaurant for over 14 years , and it keeps getting better with age. Great food very well prepared, good knowledgable staff a little noisy but thats because everyone is enjoying themselves. Dont miss the Baltimore Shrimp Boil, to die for. Ive eaten shrimp dishes everywhere ,and this is the best .Enjoy.

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

So, Tuesday night, 6:00, and the place is packed! Our third time at this place, and we enjoyed it better than ever! Don't bother with the entrees on the menu, the specials are diverse and abundant. Appetizers of baked Brie and a cup of mushroom soup were both terrific. Entrees chosen were all off the specials menu. Ribeye steak with... More

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Upstate NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed our visit to Ports Café and hope to return. Really recommend getting a reservation early - we called on the day around 3:30 pm and couldn't get in until 9 pm. By that time they were out of a few of the specials and had run out of garlic mash too. Still, we very much enjoyed our meals and... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I have been to Ports Cafe on anniversary trips with my lovely wife on three occasions now. This last trip confirmed my love for this place. It's probably a good thing I don't live closer because I would want to eat there far too regularly. The chef at Ports Cafe is a genius! They have a smaller menu with delicious... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I was here with a friend on a Saturday night in August for the first time. I can tell that this is a good restaurant, but the stars seemed to align against us. Our app was a fantastic mussels dish, loved it. Our server brought us a sample of a local Fox Run vineyards semi dry Riesling, which we loved,... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

You expect good wine in Geneva NY but I was pleasantly surprised when our waiter offered to bring me samples of the two cabs the restaurant was offering by the glass. Outstanding service! My wife is a vegan and getting something she will be happy with is always a challenge. We asked our waiter what might be available and he... More

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Oswego, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Yes.. call ahead. Yes, you will wait for a table. No there is no bar to sit at while you wait. Yes it will be worth all of the above. Your meal will be epic. Nothing else to say.

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Pittsford, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Having driven by this location for many years, recent renovations and a recommendation from a friend caused us to take it off our "bucket list" and try it for a birthday celebration. We made a great choice!!!! Dinner on the patio with Tom as our server was perfect in every way. Tom was very personable and professional, attentive without being... More

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Syracuse, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband and I dined at Ports Cafe last week, having been there last year for the first time. It was even better than before, providing a really fabulous meal. We started with mussels prepared in a light, summery broth of herbs and diced tomatoes. The accompanying toast points helped us sop up every last drop. The clam chowder was... More

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