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Upstairs Bistro

800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“cheese board” (11 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Menus change, and the last time we had an appetizer we dreamed about for a year and they didn't have it. What they did have was not very good for the money...asked for meat to be well done, and it was dry as a bone!...More

Thank Booklady14
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in for supper before a concert at CMAC (more on that in another review). They have a very nice, covered deck that gives you a great view of the lake. The menu in the late afternoon is a variation on their lunch menu,...More

Thank Peter9872014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch after traipsing around Sonnenburg all morning and were very pleased. The server was efficient and friendly, the food was very good and you can't beat a view of Canandaigua Lake!

Thank Robsmom32207
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is the upstairs little bistro of the NY State winery convention center the food is good but you will be drinking wine so anything will taste good

Thank jbaber
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. Service was very friendly. Drinks were delicious. We received our appetizers at the same time as our main course, but it was still good.

Thank Smd64lex
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Went for a late lunch with several friends. We ordered the hamburger and my friends were severely under-cooked for medium well. I ordered medium and mine came out rare. One person ended up sending their burger back and it took at least 20 minutes to...More

Thank acmepanda
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We stopped up here for lunch after a tasting downstairs. During our lunch a thunderstorm moved in and man did it rain! Really fun to watch without getting wet. (they have a full awning now, not like the umbrellas in the picture). My wife and...More

Thank MuscleGeek
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

I would like to begin by saying my husband and I always enjoy every aspect of the upstairs bistro from the ambiance of the restaurant and the outdoor deck overlooking the lake, to the excellent food and drink choices. Last night these were no exception,...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

A little late but wanted to thank everyone that put on that fantastic pig roast Father's Day. From the local juices to the table settings to the band everything was beautiful! Besides the actual pig carcass, but that's my fault for bringing pescatarians to a...More

Thank jameos779
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

My 2 girlfriends and myself needed a place between Buffalo and Syracuse for a nice birthday lunch. This restaurant looked perfect for location and the fact we could sit outside overlooking the lake was very appealing. Although windy, we enjoyed the deck and enjoyed a...More

Thank moon026
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July 31, 2015|
Response from BlueMaxx14 | Reviewed this property |
Am quite sure the info you seek is available on their website, as is contact info. THere is AUGUST schedule page. Try GOOGLING for NYWCC
Mary B
June 21, 2015|
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Response from MCGEETYREE | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions.
Ellen M
February 5, 2015|
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Response from jordynn_flx | Property representative |
Ellen, it won't allow me to post a file or hyperlink - but if you visit our main website, click on the Upstairs Bistro tab, you will find all of our current menus. Thank you! Let me know if you have any other concerns.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
    (NYS Rte 332 & NYS Rte 5&20)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: +1 585-394-7070
  • E-mail
Relax, taste & enjoy at the fun, high-energy Upstairs Bistro overlooking Canandaigua Lake. It is the perfect spot to gather with friends in a casual setting with indoor and outdoor lake view seating. Experience the innovative bistro-style menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients and exclusive New York State beer, wine, spirits & specialty drinks. Sunday Brunch served 11:30am - 2:30pm. Regular menu resumes 2:30 - 9pm.
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