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The Red Dove Tavern

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30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
315-781-2020
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food

This was our first visit to the area for a college visit for our son and this was reccommended to us. It was great. The food the local wine and especially the Korean chicken wings. The staff was very nice too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
laxmomof3jboys
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Northport, New York
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Northport, New York
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to the area for a college visit for our son and this was reccommended to us. It was great. The food the local wine and especially the Korean chicken wings. The staff was very nice too.

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tally
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Speckled hen , yes it is a cream ale , and no it is not genesee,barf. Nice cozy atmosphere the owners do a great job of mixing it up and if you want it your way they will do it ,, i do recommend the deep fried seasoned chick peas , with the speckled hen ,, and the buffalo style... More 

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Seneca Falls, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very nice beer and wine selection. Interesting specials posted on chalk board, appears to be a haunt of Hobart staff. May be crowded but worth it.

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Geneva, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A group of girlfriends went recently for drinks and the service was great, bartender was knowledgable to the wines and beers offered and I had a fabulous margarita , I have also been here for dinner with friends and meal was very good as well, small menu and it changes often . Enjoyable experiences

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was recommende to us by a local cafe owner for a dinner venue, and he was right. As we approached we were a little uncertain as it looked crowded and the average age was much younger than us. But as we went in we were greeted and told that there would be a half hour wait, but we could... More 

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Naples, New York
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I've been to Red Dove several times, whenever I'm near Geneva, and it has always been excellent. Nice beer and wine list. Very good menu. Oysters! It is an old time bar with a tin ceiling and very nice bar. Only about 15 tables.

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Albany, New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was very good. All local, in season, and well-prepared. Note: it is a very small place, and when full, it is very loud. Great lively atmosphere. It has good energy, but you have to speak up to be heard if it's a peak dining time.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

On a recent vacation to Geneva NY,we were advised to try the Red Dove because it was very different.Our reservations were for 7:30 pm,but we needed to wait for a table to clear for about 15 minutes.There is no place to wait,so we had to wait at the bar.We did plan on having a drink but with our meal,however we... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

They were out of many menu items, and did not have anything else that interested me on the menu. The shoestring fries came highly recommended and were more trouble to eat than anything else.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This place sucked! I went here for a first date and they kept screwing up our meals! The waitress was just stupid and the food sucked! I want a refund

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 315-781-2020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?