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Castel Grisch Winery

American, Wine Bar
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3380 County Road 28, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9746
+1 607-535-9614
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove out for food since it is listed as a restaurant, but got there and it was dead for a weekend. Come to find out, the restaurant has been closed so you should definitely call ahead to check. I was really looking forward to food from reviews before traveling. They should at least put a sign up in the... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to this winery on Seneca Lake several times; most recently in Feb 2016. Their wines are great; the staff is wonderful and they have a nice gift shop. Do stop and taste when you're in the area; you won't be disappointed. We have not been to the restaurant at Castel Grisch as it's seasonal.

Thank DownEast47
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first stop on a afternoon of tastings, coming from Watkins Glen. Nice facility up on the hill out of town, set up for larger groups as well as individuals. They are undergoing some renovations to the main restaurant (closed temporarily) and tasting spaces, which are shaping up nicely. Presented a nice selection of wines, a friendly host, a nice... More 

Thank PrestonR05
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This winery is off the road a bit but well worth the trip. Excellent wine options, nice view. Nice staff and beautiful facility. Set up for weddings. Highly recommend

Port Clinton, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The veiw was beautiful, and the wine hostess was very informative, a little construction was going on but they were very considerate of their guests. We even bought some wine before we left.

Thank greear2u
Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Castel Grisch has some Special Wines hidden up on top of the West Seneca Lake Trail. Watch closely as You drive Up RT 14 north of Watkins Glen. Very Nicely tucked away , on the Left side, but Worth the time.

Thank Orlando A
Kent, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Some of my girlfriends and I visited a few wineries over a girls' weekend, and this was my favorite by far! Not only was the wine great, but Rasheed was very friendly and kept chatting with us, even though we stayed long past their posted closing time.

Thank A S
Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Great customer service. Offered us free tastings with in a minimal few wines. I enjoyed the quick pull over . Recommended. Bottles are 2 glasses per couple kinda thing. Perfect.

Thank jbelkota13
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Nice Winery, but we stopped for lunch after a long drive made this our first stop as they serviced lunch. Only to find the restaurant was closed for remodeling. Was disappointed but will try to get back in the future.

Thank nomalek
Elmira, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I've been to the Grisch Brewery and Winery several times. The have great food from lunches to dinner, live music certain nights and sets on a site with one of the most beautiful views of Seneca lake you'll see. It's about 5 miles outside of Watkins Glen, NY on route 14.

Thank Charles M
Whitney H, Manager at Castel Grisch Winery, responded to this review

Hi Charles! Thanks for the great review! But....I think you've reviewed the wrong place. Did you mean Grist Iron Brewery? Just that we're not a brewery, and we don't serve dinner or have live music last year. But we do have a great view of Seneca Lake, that's for sure :) I just wanted to make sure so that Grist... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3380 County Road 28, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9746
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9614
A gorgeous winery sitting in the hills of Seneca Lake. Customers can enjoy glasses of wine and small meals while enjoying the lake view on our deck. Wine tastings and a gift shop are also available to enjoy.

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