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“The specials are amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Ports Cafe

Ports Cafe
Ranked #1 of 88 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$28
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: An informal setting overlooking Seneca Lake, featuring savory and unique dishes made from fresh, ​locally sourced ingredients.​ ​Finger Lakes wines and craft beers are available by the glass. Reservations Recommended. Maximum group is 8.
Kingston, NY
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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“The specials are amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

We went to Ports Cafe on our son's recommendation. When I first looked at the menu I was not impressed. But the waiter asked us if we had been there before and we hadn't. He then explained that they were known for their specials. There must have been 15 to choose from including soups, salads, and other appetizers. I had Nantucket Clam Chowder and then Roasted Halibut on spring Panzella salad. It was amazing! They also have a very nice wine list. The restaurant is small, so reservations on the weekends is a must. The restaurant is open to the kitchen which was sparkling clean. If in Geneva, you should definitely go!

  • Visited May 2014
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Warrenton, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Over the past several years we have eaten here whenever we are staying in the Geneva area. It was originally suggested to us by our hosts at Los Gatos B&B. To insure a table, reservations are a must, especially on a Friday or Saturday evening. They have an extensive list of specials that are different each night - we usually find something that we want on the "specials" menu! Our food has always been excellent!

  • Visited April 2014
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Pricey.... But worth it.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Awesome food, great atmosphere. Had dinner there with my wife and her parents last night. All four of us shared a bottle of wine and some appetizers. And then ordered fantastic meals - ribeye steak, seafood stuffed haddock, and seared yellow fin tuna... All cooked perfectly and quickly. Had a great time and would push anyone to try it!!! You would not leave unhappy!

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Superb as usual”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

The food at this place continues to amaze me. These were the second and third times we have eaten there and it doesn't get any better than this. Our friends with us have eaten in fine restaurants all over the world and insisted on eating here the second night after their dinner the first night. Many kudos to the chef and the waiter, Samuel.

Visited April 2014
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Geneva, NY
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Specials”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I was recommended to go here by a friend and boy was I glad I did the menu is small but people go to see what specials they are doing the food is amazing but call ahead or get there early they are a smaller place and it fills up quickly...

  • Visited June 2013
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