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Ports Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4432 State Route 14, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456-9749
+1 315-789-2020
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ports was recommended to us by our Innkeepers in Penn Yan and we were not disappointed. They serve a standard and seasonal menu. The decor is quirky casual and service attentive. Arrive early as the specials run out as the evening goes on.

Thank sabe3248
Northampton, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, Ports Café didn't disappoint. We've hit this place every time we've visited the Finger Lakes, since we stumbled upon it. The food is always remarkably fresh and when the server describes it to you, your mouth starts to water just thinking about it. They have some of the finest wines in the area to compliment your entrée. Of... More 

Thank CharleneD72
Lyons, New York
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dined at Ports for my birthday dinner along with my family. We made reservations which was a good idea because the restaurant was very busy. There were quite a few specials of the night to choose from. A few of us ordered salmon and loved it. The meals are fresh and healthy. The side salads had nice big pieces... More 

Thank Melanie S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a great day of wine/ beer tasting, we had a fantastic dinner at Ports. Delicious food and good service. Had the Carolina ribs and a 1/2 rack was plenty. Good and meaty! Great selection of local wines as well. Restaurant area is a bit crowded, so plan to make reservations during busy times.

Thank Anthony P
Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner last night based on recommendation from friends. It was so good! We ordered off the specialty menu and it was delicious. The mac and cheese was to die for. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

Thank Janelle G
Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We have been to Ports many times and always find it a good choice. The menu is seasonal and reflects regional fresh cuisine. Make a reservation because they are usually booked and can be hard to get into.

Thank jde9234
Rochester, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Nice atmoshere and excellent food. A little pricey, but well worth it for a special occasion. A good wine list as well.

Thank JSLS131
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We were glad we read previous TripAdvisor reviews and we made a reservation. We went on a Tuesday night and we definitely needed a reservation because the place was busy so we knew the food must be very good. I had duck breast with a season smash cauliflower. The duck was very tender and the whole dish was yummy. My... More 

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Conesus, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The food was to die for. Prime rib excellent! Pork incredible! A Jem in the Finger Lakes! Great chef and wait staff too.

Thank Kathy E
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

The food is delicious, I have not had a bad meal. You definitely want to have a reservation. The tables in the older part of the restaurant are a little quieter.

Thank EBK55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?