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Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro

$$ - $$$
American, Wine Bar
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3675 Tichenor Rd, Hector, NY 14841-9675
+1 607-546-4100
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The wines were good. Our pourer was interesting character - He was informative but a bit arrogant. I had read about then owners in Summer Glass and felt the loss when the owner wife died. We heard good things about the food but it didn't seem like much of cafe but more of wine tasting room. We did enjoyed the... More 

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us stopped there for lunch. Staff very welcoming and food was awesome. All fresh and local. Nice bistro with nice view. We didn't stay for tasting but did enjoy a glass of their wines with our lunch. Would recommend

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Thank mariePennsylvania
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This winery offers something for everyone, the wines are value priced. the Bistro is an enjoyable lunch, a nice stopping point on your lake tour.

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Thank peterrC5040MB
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Told to wait as had they had booking for 14, fair enough, but then they let other group of 3 people who came in after us proceed to do tasting SO we left Pity we were buying boxes in each winery - poor service and rude

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Thank krayner
South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice winery. Not so much a party scene they are really serious about there wine. But the wine is good and they have a little cafe.

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Thank Alyssa K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I stopped with a group of 9 for a wine tasting and lunch. Our wine guide Samantha was knowledgeable about the wines and very friendly. The lunch was absolutely delicious, don't miss out on the tomato soup.

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Thank Mark E
Pittsburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Chose this winery primarily because we needed a place to meet friends for lunch. Not overly impressed by wines, but the small cafe menu that they offered was pretty good. You have to order food from a fairly limited menu at a counter and then take a number to your table where they bring your food. Gives the place a... More 

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Thank jcav08
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We waited more than 5 minutes to be acknowledged by staff and then they only handed us a wine menu and we waited several more minutes before we left. They were busy and others were still waiting to get their next tasting for the entire time we were there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

As always, a friendly and informative staff here. The wine was very good but specifically came back for the wine called Hellbender. Delicious with chocolate.

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Thank Paula T
Pittsford, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Wineries in FL are all about quality of wine, atmosphere, and the pourer. We all thought the wines were above average (and I'm not a white drinker). The atmosphere was nice - good view, nice setting. The pourer was great. Felt like we made a new friend. All in all a good experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3675 Tichenor Rd, Hector, NY 14841-9675
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Hector
  • Phone Number: +1 607-546-4100
Description
The Red Newt Bistro is a great place to stop for lunch while in the Finger Lakes. We continue a decades long tradition of working closely with local farmers to offer fresh and delicious local fare. Quick service and simple, delicious food sourced from Finger Lakes farms is the perfect complement to a glass of wine on our deck.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?