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New York Wine & Culinary Center

800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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Fine, wish we had another server

Had Dinner here and found the food to be OK, not bad, but not great. We found the service to be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rochester, NY
Enjoy classes and mixers when I am in town

The sessions are a bit pricey but all the ingredients are of the highest quality. This is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
carol k
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Our mission at The New York Wine & Culinary Center is to educate, engage and excite our visitors by celebrating and showcasing New York's finest in wine, craft beer, food and agriculture. Whether you have 30 minutes or an entire day, The Center offers you an array of inviting experiences in a setting that proudly highlights the natural beauty, rich history and agricultural bounty of New York State. Through supportive partnerships with area farmers, winemakers, artisans and entrepreneurs, The New York State Wine & Culinary Center brings you the best of New York, all in one beautiful and scenic spot on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had Dinner here and found the food to be OK, not bad, but not great. We found the service to be the weakest link and think we just got a bad server. Although I enjoy a non rushed dinner, 2 and half hours for a...More

Thank JohnandStuart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sessions are a bit pricey but all the ingredients are of the highest quality. This is a non-profit institution that supports culinary education. There always seems to be a large turnover in staff as different personnel seems to be there each year we come...More

Thank carol k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to lunch at The Upstairs Bistro, ambiance is excellent, the food was acceptable but not great. My wife had the veggie wrap, the salad that came with the wrap was very good but the wrap itself was poor, mostly wrap without veggies, I...More

Thank Rickoh73
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in the upstairs bristo. Very nice views of lake. We had a hamburg special with handcut fries. Excellent food. Local brew on tap with local wines. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank C653ZWruthc
Meg L, Public Relations Manager at New York Wine & Culinary Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for the great feedback! We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience - cheers!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

13 people had great time for wine and liquor tasting, counter people excellent knowledge and nice people

Thank James L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Although a bit expensive, the experience is great. You can watch the chef cook and taste what he is cooking. You can grab a bite to eat upstairs in the restaurant or taste wine. You can also go for a walk along the lake. This...More

Thank Valerie P
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic evening of delicious food and tasty New York wine pairings! We enjoyed watching and learning as the meal was prepared by Chef Jeffory -Cheffory, and Maureen the somolier. They were insightful and informative. The classes and people here are wonderful! We've always had great...More

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We've enjoyed two multi-generational family cooking classes here - the first in 2010, and the latest was last year. Both times we had 3 generations, and both times it was a fun, tasty and educational experience. The instructors were great, the facility is top of...More

Thank maturinnyc
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife and I recently attended the Pizza & Wings cooking class. The Chef and team were great. Very hands on and helpful. Great environment and opportunity to meet people. Who doesn't like making a meal and having someone else clean up :)

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent food & service! Wonderful restaurant, interesting walls, super flavors! I can't wait to go for a tasting or one of their classes!

Thank murphy4jm
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Terri O
do we need reservations
9 October 2016|
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Response from Deb L | Reviewed this property |
You definitely have to book cooking classes and other events. Not sure if reservations are necessary for the restaurant.
Terri O
do we need reservations
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tiffany J | Reviewed this property |
For dining I would recommend yes