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Review of Butterfields Cafe

Butterfields Cafe
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Deposit
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: The building that now houses Butterfields Cafe started out as Knapp’s Butcher Shop at the turn of the century and was Nightingale’s General Store until the 1960s. George Merich, who had purchased and was renovating another rural property in the foothills of the Catskills, would pass by the derelict, flood-ravaged property every weekend and thought, Someone should save that building. After 10 years of renovating his home, he bought this building despite his naysaying friends and ignoring offers to tear it down, envisioning a homey, comfortable cafe with home-cooked meals, top-notch coffee and baked goods, and outdoor seating during the peak summer months when visitors would come to the Southern Tier to enjoy its natural beauty and outdoor sports. An architectural lighting designer by trade, George changed careers and realized his dream when he opened the lovingly restored Butterfields in 2011 after a three-year renovation. Featuring breakfast and lunch, Manhattan bagels, the best coffee for miles around, themed monthly dinners, and a brand-new Sunday brunch, George has created a unique oasis for locals and travelers alike. Butterfields can host your private party or cater your special event. Ask about our vacation rental apartment located one block from some of the best trout fishing in the northeast.
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

My favorite part was walking in and the smell of the bold coffee and the fresh baked goods. Great place. Service and food was excellent

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Butterfields is a charming cafe in Deposit NY. You will find some interesting menu choices here and the food is quite good. The garden is a lovely spot to eat that is clean, neat and tastefully decorated. The menu is a little expensive for this area, but you are definitely getting an upgrade from your typical breakfast/lunch menu. Would recommend!

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Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is a charming little cafe where we had a delicious breakfast (omelette, toast, hash browns) on the beautiful outdoor patio surrounded by a lovely garden from which the fresh ingredients come from. Great menu, excellent coffee, and attentive owner who also serves as your waiter. You couldn't ask for anything better in a breakfast or lunch restaurant. Don't miss it and worth the drive if you are anywhere close to it.

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

We had been in Butterfields back when they first opened and we were unimpressed verging on annoyed. We recently decided to give them another chance and have been happily impressed, albeit breakfast and brunch need not be that complicated, just done right. Fresh ingredients prepared right, it sounds simple, but it's amazing how many establishments can't seem to handle it. Butterfields can. Eggs were all light and fluffy, they taste as they were laid earlier that morning. Toast was from freshly baked bread. Potatoes were not greasy, actually nothing was greasy, a pleasant healthy change. Good coffee. Atmosphere is quaint, small, clean, proper.The outdoors looks inviting, we ate indoors the times we were there as it was damp and chilly. The service was the only drawback, each time we were there, everyone was very pleasant but it took forever to get anything to the table. I assumed they were new or something. We will definitely be going back, but we will schedule more time.

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Reviewed 17 April 2014

Found this cute little café by accident, trailer lost hitch pin on road and we limped into Deposit . Friendly people and wonderful menu. Will definitely make this a stop over for lunch again between Finger Lakes and Long Island. So close to 86/17, definitely worth the stop. Delicious chicken salad on homemade bread, big enough for us to share on the road.

Thank george b
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