RESTAURANTS, CAFES, & FARMSTANDS
The Seneca Lake Scenic Byway is home to a wide range of unique cuisine, everything made even better by access to the fresh produce of the region's farms.
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5315 STATE ROUTE 414 -- HECTOR, NY 14841
607-546-5000 -- stonecatcafe.com
The Stonecat is considered by many to be the farm-to-table staple of the region. Founded in the late 1990s in the former Bond's Fruit Stand building, Chef Scott Signori has grown his eclectic menu into a can't miss stop along the Seneca Lake Scenic Byway (with beautiful deck seating).
3675 TICHENOR ROAD -- HECTOR, NY 14841
607-546-4100 -- rednewt.com
The Red Newt has long been a culinary staple in the Finger Lakes, founded by an award-winning husband and wife in David and Debra Whiting. Chef Jeremy Personius heads the bistro now, with a crafty menu that's all about being local.
9564 STATE ROUTE 414 -- LODI, NY 14841
607-582-7555 -- danosonseneca.com
Founded by the late Chef Dano Hutnik, "Dano's" was America's first Heuriger, an Austrian-inspired bistro that serves small plates of food and wine in mugs. The menu is beyond delicious and the lake view and casual atmosphere make it even better.
3631 TICHENOR ROAD
HECTOR, NY 14841
Toni's is a local favorite, serving a traditional diner menu that plays all the hits with a heavy dose of local charm.
THE ELF IN THE OAK
4221 STATE ROUTE 414
BURDETT, NY 14818
This family establishment serves up thoughtful, delicious deli sandwiches with an emphasis on great service.
GINNY LEE CAFE
9322 STATE ROUTE 414
HECTOR, NY 14841
This cafe, adjacent to Wagner Vineyards, offers lunch with a beautiful view, along with many special events.