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Hazelnut Kitchen

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Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Hazelnut Kitchen is located in Trumansburg NY, the heart of the Finger Lakes Region. Since 2007, we have been using locally sourced farm ingredients in a casually elegant open kitchen dining atmosphere. Our menu changes frequently, inspired by what’s in season and reflects our commitment to utilize goods obtained from local farmers and producers. Although our approach is simple and clean, the outcome is uniquely delicious. We invite you to join us for dinner and experience the best that the season has to offer!
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Gift Cards Available
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Our meal was extraordinary, with a wonderful suggestion for the wine. Every part of the pre-fixe meal was delicious. During COVID there is considerable distance between tables and we felt very safe.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pre-fix meal that was amazing all local and fresh. I can't wait to go when they are serving their regular menu. great value also on the pre-fix.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the type of place that one comes upon in a tiny town, (where the Moog Synthsizer was created no less) and can't believe you have just stepped in to a place reminiscent of NYC 5 Star Greenwich Village restaurant. It's great...don't miss it...if you are near Seneca Lake....or miles away from Trumansburg, NY. By the way, the least expensive wine by the glass was the best...and I know red wine. The chef created dishes in Chicago...that should tell you something.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 6, 2020

We were spending a few days in the Finger Lakes and decided to have our wedding anniversary dinner here based on a very enthusiastic recommendation from some very good friends. We are very happy we did so! The restaurant is currently serving a prix fixe...dinner (because of the COVID situation I believe) with three options for each course. The selection was quite varied and the food was excellent. They do a lot of sourcing from the local area and create some very interesting dinner options. We had the braised pork shoulder and the grilled scallops and both were extremely tasty. The ambience is wonderful and adds to the farm to table experience.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 27, 2020

Refined service while in a comfortable atmosphere. Inventive cuisine. Squash appetizer special and the duck confit were splendid. $45 prix fixe is a steal. Well worth a trip.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 3, 2020

Hazelnut has been a great restaurant for years, but this past summer it also started a limited weekly take out menu that is a great option for those of us who aren't ready to sit down indoors for a restaurant meal yet. The food is...inventive and with local extra-fresh ingredients, as tasty as you would expect from Hazelnut. Looking forward to going there for dinner soon but in the meantime, highly recommend their take out.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Watching the chefs prepare, the ambience, the farm to table specials, the menu choices and chefs choice unknown specials are what makes this small restaurant a pure joy to visit every time we are in the area!Watching the chefs prepare, the ambience, the farm to...table specials, the menu choices and chefs choice unknown specials are what makes this small restaurant a pure joy to visit every time we are in the area You can never go wrong with this family owned restaurant❤️More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 2, 2020

Stopped in on our annual drive home from Florida. It’s a little out our way but always worth it. I had the pork belly and my husband had the rabbit bucatini. Both excellent. Nice selection of local and international wines. Can’t wait to return same...time next year.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020

Great restaurant! One of the choices was to "let the chef decide". I opted for that while my wife chose one of the other options. I was not disappointed and while the dish was predicated on chicken as the protein, it may have been one...of the best preparations of a chicken leg I even had. The skin was perfectly crispy while the meat was super tender. We will return.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed November 29, 2019

the food is great....well prepared from local produce, the service is efficient and friendly, and the prices, though on the high side, are fair.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Hi there- we serve dinner only, starting at 5pm.
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