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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
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I’ve always been a huge fan of Port’s Café, and my past two visits there (two Saturdays in a row!) were no exception. Highlights of Ports that make it a great place to spend a night out: Knowledgeable wait staff. The first Saturday, our server was able to confidently recommend a bottle of wine based on preferences we gave him.... More 

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Syracuse
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Do not let the modest exterior of Port's deceive you; this is hands-down, the best restaurant in Geneva. Online, their menu may seem acceptable, but in the restaurant their long list of specials never disappoints. I have had many meals here, but never a bad one. From their nachos to their pasta, their filet mignon to their mahi-mahi, their talents... More 

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Central NJ
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Had a very good dinner with friends on a Tuesday nite. We had reservations at 7:30 & we seated promptly. The restaurant was full & the noise levels made it difficult to hear each other. The dining room has nothing on the walls, ceiling or floors to absorb some of the noise. By 8:30 the dining room was much less... More 

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Skaneateles, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Very deliciously prepared lovingly selected cuts of meat graciously served with interesting accompaniment.

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Buena, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great food and service. The best meal I had while in Geneva. I cant wait for a reason to return. The steak was very good, and the arugula salad was to die for.

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Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Yum! Best food we had while in the Finger Lakes area! We stayed near Keuka but were driving between Cayuga and Seneca lakes when we started talking about where to go for supper. I checked Trip Advisor to see what was recommended in Geneva and Ports Cafe came up as the number one pick. (I had also contacted a Trip... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I don't know why I haven't reviewed Port's before this. It is by far my favorite restaurant for many miles. As others have said, reservations are a must, it can be a bit noisy, and it's not a showpiece. But none of that will matter to you once you've had the pleasure of dining there. There's a standard menu, but... More 

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Sarasota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Recently in a trip to the finger lakes I had the opportunity to visit Ports. My girlfriend said she has been trying to get into the place for three years. This time she decided to make a reservation three weeks in advance. Even thought our seating was at 5:30pm. Actually perfect because we had a full day of wine tasting.... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

First, make sure you make reservations if you are interested in eating at the restaurant. We went on a Friday evening around 5 and all of tables were either filled or reserved. We were lucky enough grab a seat the chefs table otherwise we would had to wait for 2 hours for the first available seating. At first glance the... More 

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Don't judge a book by its cover. To look at the restaurant you would never guess the food is as amazing as it is. Each day the chef takes the fresh ingredients he has and creates a long, long list of specials. Food is nicely prepared and presentation is wonderful. Wait staff is very friendly. We have been to the... More 

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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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