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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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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, 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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    Very good
  • 26
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  • 13
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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 of 5 stars
Consistently great food

This place is a Geneva staple for consistently great food. Beyond the fine core menu, the daily specials are always a treat, and the Chef never disappoints. Two things would make it perfect; local microbrew on tap, and NOISE ABATEMENT. This place is LOUD, and if you are hard of hearing, plan to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Bob K
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Geneva, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Geneva, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is a Geneva staple for consistently great food. Beyond the fine core menu, the daily specials are always a treat, and the Chef never disappoints. Two things would make it perfect; local microbrew on tap, and NOISE ABATEMENT. This place is LOUD, and if you are hard of hearing, plan to just nod politely to your dinner conpanions... More 

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Westchester, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Doing my trip "homework", this seemed to be the place in Geneva to eat. We were not disappointed. We had a lovely dinner with excellent service. The restaurant is on Route 14, adjacent to the lake, which is another plus, especially at sunset. My husband had a cream soup and the grouper. I had a salad and the steak. Both... More 

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Moscow, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Wife and I stopped in for dinner we both chose dishes off the evening specials' list. Service was out of this world friendly, inviting, and on the spot. Soup was delicious, platters were fabulous. Price was appropriate for the meal. Restaurant was clean. We will revisit on our next journey to the Finger Lakes. Two thumbs up!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

excellent food and great service. This casual place has a wonderful menu and everything we has was delicious. Lovely view of the lake is a bonus.

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Finger Lakes, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Positively delightful food and atmosphere. The steak is to die for as well as the pasta entrees. Great service compliments the meal. I am from the Finger Lakes so on the trip home from my current residence in Aspen, I make Port's a necessary hometown detour. I rarely give 5-star reviews but Port's is as deserving as any.

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Gloversville, NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Friends and my husband and I went here only because of the reviews....and were they right! It's unusual, charming and the food is excellant! We walked into a very noisy restaurant with reservations...a must....and asked for a quieter room...no problem...and were led to a smaller and more subdued room....perfect. Our waitress, Erin, was a complete joy.....ask about her three legged... More 

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NJ
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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Food was excellent. The daily specials list is large, and based upon what the chefs and staff find fresh in a local group effort. Service was very good, the staff seems to all be invested in guests having a great experience. The inside was a little dark and noisy for a romantic anniversary dinner at full capacity on a Saturday... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

While we were there for Hobart graduation weekend, we didn't anticipate what we experienced. The weather was fine, the restaurant had the AC cranked up. All the ladies had to keep their coats on. Our complaints about the temperature fell on def ears. Food was so-so to mediocre and took over 2 hours to get. The noise level in the... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife and I recently ate here to celebrate our anniversary. I had the seafood chowder as an appetizer and steak for the main course. Both were excellent (well worth the price). The main dining area is loud, but we reserved a table in one of the side rooms, which was quieter. You do have to wait for your meal... More 

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Cortland, New York
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54 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I had dinner at Ports Cafe for my 63rd birthday! I have been 3 other times, and absolutely enjoyed every experience! The food is AMAZING!! How they deliver such fabulously creative dishes from the small kitchen is a miracle! Their specials list is not to be missed-- it is indeed special! I ALWAYS choose from it! We... 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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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: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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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