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“Charming winery, amazing food”

Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana
Ranked #3 of 8 Restaurants in Interlaken
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Crystal Lake Cafe at Americana Vineyards represents our continuous effort to give customers a unique Finger Lakes Experience. As a proud member of the Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty, we work everyday to create dishes made with fresh local products such as meats, cheeses, produce - even hand-crafted ice cream.Interesting, full-flavored American fare is our hallmark, from homemade salsa and sauces to soups and bread; house roasted turkey to hand packed burgers; cheese cake with Baco Noir ganache to Sweet Rosie Brownies.Established in 2007 Celebrating its 5th anniversary on May 7th of 2012, the Crystal Lake Cafe began in 2007 as a 50's-style roadside diner. Over its 5 years of existence, the cafe has become an outlet for local foods and a fun atmosphere. With the recent inclusion of Friday and Sunday concerts throughout the year, the Crystal Lake cafe has become a hotspot destination for locals and tourists alike.
Parsippany, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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“Charming winery, amazing food”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

This charming winery was a five minute walk from The Black Walnut Inn, where we stayed. The food at the Crystal Lake Café was the best we had all weekend. The grilled cheese was to die for!

Visited October 2013
Thank Gail H
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Mt Laurel, New Jersey
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great Lunch!”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

We had a wonderful, creative lunch. We understand the chef has new creative specials every day. So very, very good. We ate out on the covered breezeway facing away from the parking lot with a gorgeous view of fall colored trees and hills. What a treat. Delicious food with a view. We paired our meal with a recommended wine and beer. A totally pleasant experience. We hope to return before we leave the area.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Ruth C
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North Jackson, PA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“WOW! What a surprise”
Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is located at the Americans Winery. All their food is from local farmers, and the fare was great. I had the cheeseburger with caramelized onions and mushrooms, medium rare - superb. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich - terrific. Only bad was the water, had a plastic taste - stick to wine or beer.

Visited September 2013
Thank skgsue
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Van Etten
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great music, good food, ruined by begging dogs”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

We went to Americana for a birthday celebration. The music by the Dirty Birds was fantastic. The food was good. But the evening was ruined for us by two large dogs going from table to table begging for food. One of the dogs pushed under a neighboring table just after their food was served. I asked the waitress to please remove the dog and she tried to get the dog to move. When our food was served the dogs came right back over to our table. Don't get me wrong, I like dogs. But not badly behaved begging dogs. I got the impression that the dogs belonged to the owners and they don't care about their guests or wait staff! I also told the manager that the dogs were definitely a reason for me not to come back. I was thanked for my opinion.

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Rose K
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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, United States
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great meal at wines”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We were able to walk to the American Winery from our B&B (Black Walnut). It's a good thing because they have so many good wines. For dinner we had the lamb burger and gorgonzola salad. Both were wonderful.

On the day we visited, there was a jazz band so we spent several hours there. It was a very enjoyable experience.

Visited September 2013
Thank Janet S
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