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Ports Cafe

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4432 State Route 14, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456-9749
+1 315-789-2020
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice place! Local wines. Nice decor inside, comfortable. Very good meals, tasty and good selection. Looking for return visit next time at the Finger Lakes

Thank thebaronvb
Weehawken, New Jersey
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to Ports three times now in the last few years, not been this year yet. Everything is beautiful to look at and delicious to eat, fresh, nicely prepared, no heavy sauces.The only thing I ever did not like (not sure if it's still true) was that they did not have a printed menu. Listening to a long list... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent restaurant with consistent food and good service. It's worth waiting for the specials. They are moderately priced and well worth it. Reservations are a must.

Thank gmkd
Geneva, New York
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The dishes are all prepared fresh. Fresh ingredients from the farmers market, fresh meats and seafoods. This was my 7th time and I always enjoy the food! Steak was to die for with the garlic butter! Will go back again and again

Thank Tammy B
Hudson, Ohio
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A favourite Partents' Weekend restaurant, this unassuming gem sits on the side of the road, overlooking train tracks and then the beautiful Lake Seneca. The contemporary sitting provides opportunities to dine inside and out, the latter under an extended roof, with a fireplace available when the weather turns cooler. The wine bar area is available for drinks and appetizers, or... More 

Thank Mary Whaley K
Newburgh, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I expected a bit more from Ports. We started with the baked Brie appetizer and it was good but heavy on the filo dough and light on the brie. They mixed in some sautéed onions into the jam which gave it more flavor but I'm not so sure it was a compliment to the other flavors. My wife had the... More 

Thank rnntraveler
Alexandria, Virginia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In town for a couple days of wine tasting, this was our best meal while in the area. Simple decor but fabulous food! We split the mussels for our appetizer ... and I'm still dreaming of the broth - the traditional preparation, but done to perfection! Husband had the steak fajitas and I did the chicken & shrimp in Thai... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the recommendation of our hostess Kathy at 1837 Cobblestone Cottage B&B, we visited Ports Cafe. It was undoubtedly the best meal of our trip. I had the rainbow trout served over a leek and chèvre polenta and topped with a roasted tomato and corn salad. One of the best fish dishes I ever had. The skin was perfectly crispy... More 

Thank Cassie61088
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband enjoyed his cucumber martini and I my blueberry mojito. We also enjoyed New England Clam Chowder. It then took forever to be served his baby lamb chops and my ribs. Everything was flavorful although his medium rare chops near the bone were raw. When we asked for a wrap, the half eaten chop was tossed. So was my... More 

Thank Cindy M
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here at least once a year and have never had a bad meal. Food is always delicious. They did renovations and it's much more spacious. Allows more people to dine. I still recommend reservations as it fills up quickly. My husband got the steak special and I got the pork special both were delectable.

Thank Melissa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $28
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4432 State Route 14, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456-9749
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 315-789-2020
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?