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The Red Dove Tavern

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30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
+1 315-781-2020
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Vermont
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this restaurant, with one exception. My husband had the duck breast which came with turnips roasted with red chili oil and honey. He has a very high tolerance for "heat" but found the turnips inedible. Our server just shrugged. So, while we enjoyed most things about this very creative, appealing restaurant, this left us feeling a little... More 

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Thank VTDaphne
Chicago, Illinois
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111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We stumbled upon this place while wandering the main street after some wine tastings and we needed a bite to eat. There was a nice selection of beers and the menu has small plates with interesting international flare. We had oysters, Korean chicken wings and the cauliflower with tahini and mint. The cauliflower flavor combination didn't work for me. Would... More 

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Thank Carlie
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Great place, Love the Food, beer and wine selection, great service. I visit at least once a month for dinner, have never been disappointed.

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Rochester, New York
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We have dined at the Red Dove Tavern on many occasions when we travel to Geneva, NY. The food is excellent, the atmosphere is pleasant. It is a great place to go for dinner before a show at the Smith Opera House.

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Thank FJMUTO
Geneva, New York
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Have been going here for many years. The menu is different than most and the small plates are particularly good. The wine selection is extensive with a few even being on tap. This place is usually quite busy with local professors especially liking it. I would recommend for a couple or a group.

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CT
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, excellent service, delicious food! We will be back! The fried calamari was tender and spicy dip a wonderful accompaniment. Falafel was freshly made, tender and tasty. We also had a rice veggie plate that was so wonderful with lovely kick. A surprising great dinner - not what I expected at all. We were pleasantly surprised. Pretty reasonable prices.

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Thank heather32
Port Jervis, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

stopped in geneva on 3 day trip. had 4 small plates all were very good, had the shrimp pil pil per reviews and were excellent. only gave 4 stars because of beer selection, had 4 different beers, and only 1 to my liking ( lt dan). but thats just me. just make sure you try the red dove, a little... More 

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Thank 12771bill
Geneva, New York
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Ate at the Dove last week and again...One of the best meals in the area! You just can't go wrong at the Red Dove. The food is fresh, delicious & presented well. The service was exceptional. Didn't care for the "What's up Doc" bloody Mary, but had 2 outstanding cocktails after that. In in the area, just try it!

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Thank pepper1111
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We had the flank steak sandwich and grilled chicken sandwich. Both came with super thin crispy fries. The fried calamari was good, great dipping sauce.

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Thank mildredmurph
Newark, New York
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped for drinks and lite dinner. Craft cocktails were excellent. Humus appetizer exceptional. We ordered burgers which were not cooked as we requested. We sent them back and they were redone exactly as we ordered. Did not like the black curtain at the entrance. Cocktails were a bit pricey given the location of the restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 315-781-2020

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