We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fineline Bistro - CLOSED

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$0
CUISINES
Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night

Location and contact

Menu

TAPAS/APPETIZERS​
$9.00
Grilled Flank Steak
With arugula, toasted pine nuts & a pomegranate jus
$11.00
Crab Fritters
With mango/papaya salsa
$12.00
Black Pepper Seared Scallops
Served w/ dill aöli & fried shallots
$3.00
Pommes Frites
House made belgian style fries served w/ paprika aöli
$9.00
House Cured Salmon
Served w/ house made ricotta cheese, paired w/ a seasonal fruit compote
$14.00
Chipotle Mussels
In​ a broth of shallots, thyme, tomatoes & cilantro
$10.00
Cheese & Fruit Plate
Chef's choice of cheese served w/ a seasonal fruit compote
$8.00
Spinach Crostini
Topped w/ herbed goat cheese & balsamic reduction
PASTAS​
$10.00
$17.00
Baked Rotini Casserole
Prepared w/ asiago cheese, prosciutto, fresh herbs & finished w/ truffle oil
$17.00
Penne
With rutabaga-leek puree & italian sausage (vegetarian option)
$10.00
$17.00
Angel Hare Pasta
Braised rabbit over soba noodles in a spicy tahini sauce w/ red peppers & scallions
ENTREES​
$19.00
Vegan Tofu Curry
Tofu in green curry w/ peppers & onions over jasmine rice w/ cilantro
$11.00
Pulled Pork Sandwich
On a kaiser roll w/ slaw & pommes frites
$29.00
Rack of Lamb
With​ sauteed red peppers & shallot whipped potatoes, topped w/ a port wine sauce
$13.00
Flank & Rice
Grilled flank topped w/ pomegranate jus, served w/ jasmine rice & braised kale
$11.00
Fine Line Cheeseburger
Pommes frites, shaved fennel, emmenthaler cheese & a smoked tomato remoulade
$24.00
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Prepared in an espresso chili BBQ sauce & served w/ a grilled side of polenta
$26.00
Seared Ahi Tuna
Wild big eye tuna served w/ a carrot ginger slaw & wasabi, finished w/ a house teriyaki
$25.00
Grilled Swordfish
Paired w/ a quinoa salad & topped w/ roasted red pepper chipotle coulis
$24.00
Grilled Salmon
With jasmine rice & a fricassée of shiitake mushrooms
Reviews (97)
Filter reviews
97 results
Traveler rating
64
21
7
4
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
64
21
7
4
1
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 97 reviews
Reviewed February 21, 2016

FADS: 16.1 out of a possible 20.0 points Food: 3.5/5.0 -- there is culinary promise here; the pork steak over lentils with creme fraiche had great integration, but the pork was too fatty (and cannot claim locally sourced as an excuse); the chicken fried in...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank ErinFads
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I liked Fine Line but they are closed now. I liked Sunday brunch -panko crusted poached eggs. Good pasta dishes. Nice staff. But no more

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank realdruck
Reviewed June 4, 2015

This restaurant has been one of my 'homes away from home' since they opened. I have never had a less-than-wonderful meal and have never had less-than-wonderful service from the staff. Starting with the changing pickled veggies that whet the appetite along with a glass of...More

Date of visit: May 2015
2  Thank stumpsgirl
Reviewed May 9, 2015

My one and only visit to Fineline left me feeling that it was "average" at best. The room is filled with small tables, kind of uncomfortable chairs, and had absolutely the worst acoustics in the restaurant world. You can't hear your dinner companion, yet you...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank gotarheels
Reviewed May 2, 2015

It doesn't look like much from the outside and it's away from most of the other downtown restaurants but once inside, you quickly see its charms. First the seating is perfect. They could have added more tables had they chosen but the current layout is...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank BigD062
Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Five of us had dinner on a Friday evening. The restaurant was busy and the atmosphere was very nice. Our server, Marissa was absolutely wonderful! We ordered a variety of appetizers and main dishes. Three of us ordered the beet salad. However, they only had...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Sabraspeople
Reviewed February 15, 2015

So I ate at Fine Line three times last week. Three times! It had to do with a weekend commitment downtown, but that said, I just couldn't make myself go to another restaurant. You know how you find a place where the food is just...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank karlou25
Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have visited Fineline Bistro several times -- and have never been disappointed! The food is elegant -- but the restaurant itself is funky and casual and totally welcoming. The service is incredible -- the servers know the menu in and out, will bring you...More

Date of visit: November 2014
2  Thank lisajW9835NU
Reviewed October 26, 2014

cozy and intimate, very well prepared selection of creative choices. great choice that anyone will appreciate with an open kitchen to watch the chefs at work

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank Jon1796
Reviewed October 21, 2014

What's most interesting about this place is that the combination of ingredients is nothing like you've ever seen before. We had a salad with apples, greens, apple bacon and a fried egg on top? Wow! That's different. At the table were pickled broccoli spears, another...More

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank mmb198
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 nearby hotels
The Hotel Ithaca
110 reviews
.30 miles away
Super 8 by Wyndham Ithaca
831 reviews
.34 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca
971 reviews
.36 miles away
Meadow Court Inn
170 reviews
.39 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 290 nearby restaurants
Saigon Kitchen
314 reviews
.16 miles away
Taste of Thai Express
218 reviews
.23 miles away
Gorgers
72 reviews
.23 miles away
Bandwagon Brewpub
77 reviews
.25 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 97 nearby attractions
Downtown Ithaca
153 reviews
.36 miles away
State Theatre of Ithaca
66 reviews
.24 miles away
Kitchen Theatre Company
14 reviews
.04 miles away
GreenStar
24 reviews
.35 miles away
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing