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Busy Bee Market

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The Busy Bee Market Café & Grocery is a Seasonal Lakeside Café serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner -- May thru November. Groceries, Gifts, Bait, Ice Cream, Wine & Beer, and much more! Kayaks and paddle boards for rent and now Cottages available nightly or weekly. 607-532-2879
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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American, Cafe
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Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews lunch quiche sandwiches salad sheldrake point cayuga lake worth the trip service was great nice selection craft beer groceries boat porch lakeside wine umbrellas car
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

The Busy Bee Market is a wonderful surprise. Located on the shore of Cauyga Lake. It's a gem. The food is wonderfully healthy and the choices are many. We have gone there by car and by boat. It can make a warm sunny day perfect....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank patamato60
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We have been enjoying a free band each Sunday evening. During warm weather we came by boat and in the fall we have been going by car. Great atmosphere on front deck overlooking Cayuga lake. The food is simple but delicious. There are brews for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cayugasheila
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Stop for lunch and a glass of local wine or beer. The shop is quaint and the food is good. They also have a nice boutique and grocery area if you are staying close and need supplies. Beautiful views and docks are within walk up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great selection of delicious apps and sandwiches. Bean dip that comes with the Chips & Salsa is worth the trip alone. 30 min wait for food at lunch in a Sunday was a little unexpected but ok since they have a nice selection of local...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jcmccain17
Reviewed July 19, 2018

A delightful cafe style market/restaurant. Music on the weekends. A beautiful view of Cayuga Lake, just up from the boat launch so it was nice to sit and watch boats/jet skis come and go. We had done a tasting at Sheldrake Point Winery [also excellent],...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dsrcomp
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled across this market when I was on a bike ride and needed water. I was delighted to find a cute restaurant along with friendly staff that let me fill my biking water bottles for free. Went back for lunch and had a delicious...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank M7133ETanns
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Busy Bee is a delightful small restaurant on Cayuga Lake. They make their of delicacies and serve breakfast and lunch and maybe dininer. The parking lot is large and out back and you eat inside or out on the semi enclosed deck or the open...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nanacarol2014
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is right on the lake. We saw several people come up on jetskis and small boats for lunch. Tables insides or outside under umbrellas and shade trees was lovely. I would have given them more stars but I didn't realize until later that they...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 2texanstraveling
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while touring the wine trail. Had a wonderful lunch. Don't let the rear entrance of the building scare you away. The front features a wonderful porch and dining area overlooking Cayuga Lake. The market is warm and inviting. Food was delicious, homemade, and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DJC1976
Reviewed September 5, 2017

It is now apparently cosed. We were trying to find a place to buy some good bread for a picnic ( a lot harder than one would think ) and travelled over to here only to see it seemed mothballed. The FL'S need some good...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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