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Emile's Restaurant

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369 Waterloo-Geneva Rd., Waterloo, NY 14456
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Seneca Falls, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I like to sit in the bar for dinner. It is all booths and knotty pine walls. Everything on the menu is great. The staff have been there a long time and are wonderful, especially JoAnne.

Thank lakedude3794
Fairfield, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked into this establishment at 8 PM on Friday to the sound of families eating and have a good time. We were seated quickly and both ordered different daily specials. The bone in Prime Rib was served rare, cooked to perfection. The Sea Scallops and pasta were an appropriate portion, pasta al dente with a nice sear on the scallops.... More 

Thank tom b
Trumansburg, New York
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

For us, the salad bar was the main reason to go to Emile's and sometimes we just had the salad bar for dinner. Now that it's gone, so are we. We wish we would have know that before we drove for an hour to get here to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. The chicken teriyaki was good, but my husband said... More 

Thank Linda C
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

The decor is dated but do not let that detour you from stopping in and enjoying the food and friendly service. CON: Could use remodeling. Wish they had more local wines. PRO: Friendly service, large portions, and excellent food. Calamari was excellent.

Thank caylas24
Finger Lakes, New York
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145 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The food is just mediocre. They give you a lot for your money. Although I hear they took the salad bar down down now so with that being gone, that was about the best thing they had going. They place looks like it hasn't been cleaned in twenty years. You get no refills on soda. And the waitresses act like... More 

Thank Angelize1999
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This is my 1st time to be here in this county we had recommendation from the girl in the out let. We arrived here at 1500 we asked for a table and she guid us to a table with a big smile. We had Joanne as waitress. She recommend some dishes for us then we decide to have "backed salmon,shrimp... More 

Thank Abdulaziz a
Rochester, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We had been looking for a place that served a great prime rib as our previous favorite went out of business. Was recommended by family and it did not disappoint. The prime rib was cooked perfectly and was so tender. The salad bar was good but I am not a salad fanatic anyway. (Note on menu that salad bar was... More 

Thank Lisa N
Nunda, New York
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

40 family members gathered here for the lunch buffet. It included salads, sides, hot wings, pizza, hot soup, relishes, rolls and hot pasta dishes. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the price was reasonable. We were served beverages and refills promptly and the area was clean and easy to get around in. There are plenty of spaces/rooms available... More 

Thank Marie S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Warm atmosphere and excellent service. As the title states, the Prime Rib is not to be missed. The salad bar was not overbearing and the prices were reasonable.

Thank 211brendat
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Definitely a locals restaurant. Tasty and voluminous. Salad bar was standard fare. We had chicken rigatoni with sausage and fettucini with mushrooms and marinara sauce. Everything cost extra except the pasta. So much food, we got tired of eating it. Incredible amount of food and we had to take much with us--not good for travelers. If we pass that way... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Italian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Waterloo-Geneva Rd., Waterloo, NY 14456
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: 315-789-2775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?