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American Hotel of Lima Inc.

7304 E. main st., 7304 E. Main St., Lima, NY 14485-9730
+1 585-624-9464
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  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (53 reviews)
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American, Soups
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7304 E. main st., 7304 E. Main St., Lima, NY 14485-9730
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Great soups and sandwiches, fine selection of draft beer. Always fresh and delightful selection. Atmosphere takes you back to another era

Thank rmicoli
Reviewed March 6, 2017

On an early spring day, cold but sunny, we happened to arrive. in Lima at lunch time. As we parked directly in front of The American Hotel and a sign said "soup" I knew instantly I was in the right place. We were greeted by...More

Thank sealt333
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Always love to stop by The American Hotel and sink into the calm pace of the place. The food is great - the soups are almost legendary and their sandwiches and specials are terrific as well. Rose, Pat and Cindy make it feel like you...More

Thank GeneseoSupremo
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I have lived in the neighborhood for a long time, Have eaten here in the past, yet never reviewed this iconic location. I think people see the outside and are dissuaded from going in. I stopped there with friends last week and had lunch, Soups,...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed December 28, 2016

We have stopped here several times, both for dinner and lunch. The soups are always great. The specials are good too, they offered Roast pork dinner, my husband said it was good and the portions were right not too much. I as always had to...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed December 5, 2016

It was extremely noisy; we could hardly hear each other. There was a dog wandering around the dining room -- is that even legal? I had the potato/artichoke soup, which is the only non-meat-laden choice on the menu (although I bet there was a chicken...More

Thank lioncloud
Reviewed December 3, 2016

The dining room loos as if it was still in the 1930s, but they offer an ever-changing plethora of soups - all house made.

Thank L F
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Who ever heard of Lima, NY? We stumbled on while driving through central New York this fall. Charming old town with the American Hotel right on Main Street. The hotel dates from 1840 and looks it. The sign outside said "lunch and soup" so we...More

Thank mjs-fl
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We started with an ice cold Rohrbach draft beer from the bar. I tried the zucchini & sausage soup and spouse tried the garbage plate soup. Soups are $4.00 for a cup and $4.50 for a bowl. The bowl is a much better deal. Back...More

Thank magic_carpets
Reviewed September 10, 2016

This is a early American Hotel with an adjoining restaurant. The hotel looks both charming and eclectic. We did not see any of the rooms but the downstairs Men's room was a real step back into history for someone as old as us! Old water...More

Thank Ron C
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November 26, 2015|
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Response from theljd | Reviewed this property |
I think the other answers are spot on. I would call. The meals are prepared by one of the proprietors. She can give you all the info you need.
November 26, 2015|
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Response from flxcouple | Reviewed this property |
The best way to have gluten free turkey dinner is to opt out of the stuffing and gravy. Both made with flour. Turkey, potatoes, squash, green beans, cranberry sauce, all gluten free...sorry no pie for you. The previous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7304 E. main st., 7304 E. Main St., Lima, NY 14485-9730
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +1 585-624-9464
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