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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 69 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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We heard wonderful things about this restaurant, and gave it a try last week. As experienced travelers, and adventurous eaters, mindful of not consuming too much sugar, salt or fat....ports was not the place for us. How can it be that there was not one piece of fish on the menu...and there were at least five fish choices....each were either... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you are ever in Geneva, NY this restaurant is a place not to miss. The food and service was outstanding. Everything was very nicely presented. We started off our dinner with 2 orders of the steamed peel and eat shrimp. They were very tasty. For our main course we had one of the daily specials which consisted of lamb... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I have never tasted swordfish that was more perfectly prepared! I would recommend reservations as it gets a bit crowded - justifiably! The dessert was 100% worth the calories. A must for a trip to the finger lakes!

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Fairport, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wife and I came back to Ports on Wednesday, July 23rd to celebrate my birthday. Once again the meal was fantastic! We ate off the specials menu once more. That is where the chefs get to create tasty items from locally grown food. We will get back there sooner next time.

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Buffalo, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Excellent food and service. Our second trip and we were not disappointed. Great care, attention and skill are taken to prepare your meal. I had roast duck that was smoked on the premises. The lamb was served in a port reduction. They make their own bacon. Need to know more? Okay. The seafood is insanely fresh and prepared properly. My... More

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Houston, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I laugh when I read about a restaurant being noisy ... there's no such thing as a quiet restaurant in Houston, so I didn't even notice! We got here earlier than our reservation, trying to beat the rain, and they had no problem making room for us. Hubby had a steak, I had a luscious striped bass with a lobster... More

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Baldwinsville, New York, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for unique food, then this is the place. The mussels were so good, they could be served as a dessert. Great selection of local wines. We ordered off the specials menu and our meals were incredible. I had a stuffed pork tenderloin that was cooked to perfection and I can't say enough about the seasoning. My... More

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Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

SOOO many great entrees. Their specials are what you dine their for. Expanding café. Can't wait until it's done to see the new look.

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Usa
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182 reviews 182 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My wife & I went here recently and were disappointed....don't understand why this is #1 on TA....Halsey's is much better. Our meals were good but nothing special. Service was a little slow but they were very busy. lake view location is overated as the view is across thei parking lot a street and railroad tracks.

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Burnaby, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Well, the headline tells the story. Food was well-prepared, well-presented and flavourful. But having to shout in order to be heard doesn't work for me. Service was OK but no better.

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