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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, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 70
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 11
    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
Good food, great bartenders

My sisters and I were here recently when we were in town visiting some local wineries. We didn't have a reservation, so we sat at the bar. The bartenders were great and the drinks were good. I had the Thai Veggie curry and my sisters had the Linguine with clams. Overall a good place to eat with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Rachel L
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State College, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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State College, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My sisters and I were here recently when we were in town visiting some local wineries. We didn't have a reservation, so we sat at the bar. The bartenders were great and the drinks were good. I had the Thai Veggie curry and my sisters had the Linguine with clams. Overall a good place to eat with a good atmosphere.

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Georgia
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you like noise, this could be the place for you. As for the food, they try to invent new things, but with only lackluster success. And I can only conclude that the people who rate restaurants on TripAdvisor in the Finger Lakes region think that Applebee's serves very good food. So... after 2 or 3 attempts to eat here... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My husband had lamb quesadillas and I chose duck breast with coconut milk sauce. Everything was delicious, not expensive at all. The staff was friendly and the place looks beautiful. I highly recommend it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The staff and food were both excellent. We had raw oysters which were tender and quite large. Unfortunately, they ran out of one of the varieties offered the evening we were there. Several people in our party had cocktails, although the restaurant (again) ran out of some of the components for their signature drinks. Overall, a good meal, but disappointing... More 

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Geneva, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A quaint, wonderful restaurant serving local food and wine. Menus vary. Gotta try thefFried chickpeas and thin fries!

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Clayton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love the Dove. Really I do. Lots of good things going for it - good food, nice staff (usually), nice ambiance, good selection of draft beers. The only thing it is missing is a pool table. And staff that is consistently attentive.

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Westchester, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The restaurant will not take reservations for a party of two. Consequently, when confronted with a wait of about 20-30 minutes, we decided to eat at the bar. The bartender, who also was our waitress, answered all of our questions about the menu. Since my husband did not want to drink, the bartender helped me with my wine order. Although... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We walked to the Red Dove from our hotel after having been told several times throughout the day about the interesting food here. The menu is very clever and the food was memorable. Our waitress, on the other hand, was as engaging as a wet rag. When asked her opinion about the food she shrugged. She couldn't answer menu questions... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wednesday is oyster nite. Excellent choice/quality of oysters for $1 per. Good selection of craft beers, ok wine list. Entrees were just ok , a bit overpriced for quality & quantity. Service was good.

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Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Folks recommended this place or I would not have gone it. The word "tavern" in the name always suggests a bar and bar food (i.e., deep-fried). That was certainly not the case here. The food was very well prepared and included the small touches that tell you that the chefs care a lot about the food they serve. I tried... More 

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Additional Information about The Red Dove Tavern

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

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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, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?