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Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana

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American, Café, Bakery, Eclectic
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4367 East Covert Road, Interlaken, NY 14847
607.387.6804
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana Vineyards represents our continuous...
The Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana Vineyards represents our continuous effort to give customers a unique Finger Lakes Experience. As a proud member of the Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty, we work everyday to create dishes made with fresh local products such as meats, cheeses, produce - even hand-crafted ice cream.Interesting, full-flavored American fare is our hallmark, from homemade salsa and sauces to soups and bread; house roasted turkey to hand packed burgers; cheese cake with Baco Noir ganache to Sweet Rosie Brownies.Established in 2007 Celebrating its 5th anniversary on May 7th of 2012, the Crystal Lake Cafe began in 2007 as a 50's-style roadside diner. Over its 5 years of existence, the cafe has become an outlet for local foods and a fun atmosphere. With the recent inclusion of Friday and Sunday concerts throughout the year, the Crystal Lake cafe has become a hotspot destination for locals and tourists alike.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Frienndly service, gret food

The food was well prepared and served by very friendly staff. As a bonus there is a winery and other interiesting attractions on site.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
rjimmo
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Providence, Rhode Island
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  • Outdoor seating
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Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The food was well prepared and served by very friendly staff. As a bonus there is a winery and other interiesting attractions on site.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great food & great service at a fair price. I had the lamb burger with a slab of fete cheese. The burger was cooked exactly to my order and was perfect. My daughter has gluten and dairy allergies and the chef came out to review the menu with her and offered any modifications to any dish she could make to... More 

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Apalachin, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We attended a dinner provided by the cafe at Americana, but it included music by a 3-piece band stand up bass, banjo, and guitar. Great vocals with the twangy sound reminiscent of O Brother, Where Art Thou? with George Clooney.

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Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I went here with my boyfriend for dinner during our recent trip to wine country. We got the kimchi fries as an appetizer, they were amazing! The beef was so tender and kimchi had amazing flavor. We each got an entree ( burger and a bacon wrapped meatloaf special) these were also vey good. There was a lot of food... More 

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Doylestown, PA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are looking for a casual spot with high-end cooking, this is the place. Perfect for dinner at the end of a day on the wine trail. Desserts were amazing! Good wine and beer list.

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Rochester, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was the perfect choice for a late afternoon meal after a day of wine-tasting along Cayuga Lake. Our server was very personable and we were even visited by the resident cat. Decor is 50's diner style with cute red and white chairs. A little chilly whenever the outside door opened. Great butternut squash soup, broccoli/red onion pizza served over... More 

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Went there to see the chocolate labs, but didn't get to visit with them much. The food was very good as was the wine. Able to pick up some cheese and crackers along with wine to take back to our B&B on a rainy day. Nice place to visit when you are staying at the Black Walnut B&B since it... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

So I am one of those healthy eaters concentrating on local farm to table food, low fat and a salad kind of woman. When it comes to the Kim Chi Fries, I will cheat every time. Thanks for creating such a wonderful savory blast of flavor my mouth. The restaurant is wonderful too. I love the location, winery, music on... More 

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Visited the cafe today for their delicious lamb burger..I never eat the bun with a burger but this was a delicious exception. .The lamb was juicy and cooked perfectly. Large slab of fear and slice of red onion were perfection. Glass of baco noir and sweet potato fries..Yum. The desserts are always fresh and delicious too! Bring back the warm... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Loved the live music and the wine was super affordable and still tasted wonderful! The food was really surprisingly good! Definitely get the desserts!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4367 East Covert Road, Interlaken, NY 14847
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Interlaken
  • Phone Number: 607.387.6804

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Café, Bakery, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

The Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana Vineyards represents our continuous effort to give customers a unique Finger Lakes Experience. As a proud member of the Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty, we work everyday to create dishes made with fresh local products such as meats, cheeses, produce - even hand-crafted ice cream.Interesting, full-flavored American fare is our hallmark, from homemade salsa and sauces to soups and bread; house roasted turkey to hand packed burgers; cheese cake with Baco Noir ganache to Sweet Rosie Brownies.Established in 2007 Celebrating its 5th anniversary on May 7th of 2012, the Crystal Lake Cafe began in 2007 as a 50's-style roadside diner. Over its 5 years of existence, the cafe has become an outlet for local foods and a fun atmosphere. With the recent inclusion of Friday and Sunday concerts throughout the year, the Crystal Lake cafe has become a hotspot destination for locals and tourists alike.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?