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4432 West Lake Rd, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456
+1 315-789-2020
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Choice steaks, chops and fish are cut in-house daily and prepared with...
Choice steaks, chops and fish are cut in-house daily and prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients. Bold, Flavorful Seasonings Finger Lakes Wines Craft Beers Reservations Recommended. Maximum group is 8.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
poor service, good food

Our server misled us as to th portion size, pushed the wine list on us after being told we do not drink, and had an attitude that spoiled the evening, covered and overcharged

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
ellen643
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Geneva, New York
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  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Geneva, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our server misled us as to th portion size, pushed the wine list on us after being told we do not drink, and had an attitude that spoiled the evening, covered and overcharged

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were a party of 3 adults. We felt the waitress knowingly misled us to order far more food than we stated we wanted. The waitress offered us the wine list and we specifically said we stated "we don't drink" and she continued to offer us wine and beer list until we stated once again "no alcohol". Then we attempted... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was a bit noisy but we had a good waitress and she gave us a list of the specials and the beer and wine specials also. I do recommend the specials. Most are food was great. The only thing I can complain about was the sirloin my wife had was a bit too tough to chew other than... More 

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Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Ate here while on vacation on a Thursday night. Although we try to eat early the place was already full and turned some people away at the door. It is easy to see that this may very well be the best place in town, but, in my book, that's not saying much. My crabcakes were more cake than crab and... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Just a warning, because they prepare all food from the scratch, it takes 40-50 min to get your food served. But, when it is finally arrived, it was great. Portions are huge, service was friendly, Great selection of wines too. You can make a reservation 2 days ahead of time. Please do - restaurant was full!

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This restaurant is busy for a reason - the food is very good. Because it is so busy, be prepared for slower service. The wait staff is awesome, but they are overwhelmed. The slow food delivery is frustrating, but the quality of the food is excellent and the staff are really friendly.

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Englewood, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went here on the recommendation of one of the wineries. We were greeted and promptly seated. Then the problems started. Our server and trainee came over and introduced themselves and then disappeared. They returned and and read us the specials and disappeared again. They eventually took our orders. We got our wine and then waited almost 45 minutes for... More 

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connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place was very busy when we walked in last-minute but we were able to get a table. The menu had great choices and the specials were extensive. They do serve only beer and wine so you can only get that besides soft drinks. Service was great and food was EXCELLENT!! Prices were reasonable too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

After reading many positive reviews, we thought we would try it out. We booked for a Saturday night and entered the main dining room which was very noisy, thankfully we were shown to a smaller side room which was somewhat quieter. The list of specials was impressive and certainly what most people were ordering. Food was well presented and good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Geneva, and one of the top 5 in the Finger Lakes. I've only ordered off their menu once or twice, one should ALWAYS order from the nightly specials. The food is always prepared well, often from locally sourced ingredients and the featured wines are also local.

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Additional Information about Ports Cafe

Address: 4432 West Lake Rd, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456
Phone Number: +1 315-789-2020
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 28
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4432 West Lake Rd, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 315-789-2020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 28
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Choice steaks, chops and fish are cut in-house daily and prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients. Bold, Flavorful Seasonings Finger Lakes Wines Craft Beers Reservations Recommended. Maximum group is 8.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
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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