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Ports Cafe


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Black Bean and Steak
Quesadillas with jack and cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole and chopped tomatoes
Calamari-Shrimp Fry
Cornmeal dipped calamari and shrimp served with a lemon-garlic aoli
South Baltimore Shrimp Boil
We spice'em, steam'em and you peel'em, with garlic butter or cocktail sauce
Super Nachos
We pile'em up with pinto beans, cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, jalapenos
House Salad
Mixed seasonal greens with herb garlic croutons
Bella Greens
Mixed greens, roasted portabellas, sundried tomatoes, goat cheese and toasted pine nuts tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan, garlic croutons and house made Caesar dressing
Winter Night Salad
mixed greens with sliced Empire apples, spiced walnuts, cranraisins and gorgonzola with raspberry vinaigrette
Cracked Pepper and Garlic Seasoned Rib Eye Steak
With herbed butter, oven roasted mushrooms and choice of potato
Cafe Fajitas
Loaded with fresh salsa, guacamole, refried beans, mex rice, ect.
Dry Rubbed Atlantic Salmon
With‎ sautéed onion chutney spinach with basmati pilaf
Tandoori Chicken
With almond-onion curry over basmati rice and grilled pitas
Chicken and Shrimp
in a Thai peanut sauce, roasted peanuts fresh tomatoes and basil over linguini fini
Cheese Ravioli
In a pesto cream sauce served with garlic bread
Shrimp Saute
With feta, pine nuts, tomatoes, baby spinach and artichokes, in white wine sauce over a bed of linguine fini
Penne and House Meatballs
Topped with herbed ricotta and melted mozzarella with grilled garlic bread
House Smoked Carolina Spare Ribs
With honey corn bread, slaw and choice of potato ½ rack (6-7 ribs) or whole rack (13-14 ribs)
An informal setting overlooking Seneca Lake, featuring savory and unique dishes made from fresh, ​locally sourced ingredients.​ ​Finger Lakes wines and craft beers are available by the glass. Reservations Recommended. Maximum group is 8.
$15 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

New Year's Eve and a fantastic Meal! From the cocktails to the salads, to the appetizers, to the main courses, to the dessert! Kate was our server and she was so Great! We have been here before but this evening was truly Superb!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank W2604QXeds
Reviewed December 14, 2019

Traveled up to visit the lakes for my wife's birthday and stopped here to eat on suggestions by locals. The food was amazing, I had oysters for an appetizer, the flat iron steak and scallops for dinner. Wife had the duck breast. All was perfectly...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank OldCorpssgt
Reviewed December 11, 2019

The food was very good, service was excellent and loved the atmosphere. Definitely would go back again when we are in the area!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank PSchless623
Reviewed December 6, 2019

Really nice place! Very nice staff and good ambiance. The only missteps I saw in the beginning (we got there early and sat at the bar) was a really really limited selection of local beers and wine by the glass (hello, you're in the finger...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ashandkyle
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

My husband have had dinner few times over the years..it NEVER disappoints! 👍 Food is the Star! SERVERS ARE ON POINT! This place is like getting the best WARM HUG! a but pricey but never care as all is so worth it! Whomever runs this...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Sandrag08
Reviewed November 8, 2019

The restaurant has been enlarged since we were there before. It is now less crowded and noisy, which was an improvement. The food was just OK. The trout was good, but not special. The pork schnitzel was very thin and dry. For the prices charged...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Appleman2309
Reviewed November 2, 2019

food was great and lovely location on the water, very busy recommend reservation...great daily specials and the waiter knew his stuff!!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank rowandbruce
Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

Ate at Ports Cafe on Rte 14 South. Very pleasing atmosphere, outstanding service and very good food well prepared. Gets very crowded after 5:30 pm but it accepts reservations. Had flank steak with scallops, fried veggies and mash potatoes. Everything was exquisite. Two people with...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank edward566
Reviewed October 25, 2019

We had passed by Ports Cafe many times over the years. Always seemed busy. Was curious. Made a reservation for our anniversary. added my son for his upcoming birthday. place was very busy during the duration of our stay.. Server and service was attentive and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed October 22, 2019 via mobile

We come to ports once a year as we live on long island. The food ,the atmosphere, drinks,and service are always spot on. We actually celebrated our 1 year anniversary, ando met up with the owners of the gourmet goodies bakery the place we cose...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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July 2, 2016|
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Response from me4712 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not 100% sure if there is one or not but I did see children there around the age of 10 yrs old . But it would be in your best interest to call for reservations anyhow and you can ask then
June 28, 2016|
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Response from sjboehmer | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 20 minutes or so on route 14
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