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Food and restaurants in Cayuga Lake

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Hazelnut offers the best in farm-to-table fine dining. Great for a celebratory dinner or fancy date night, this small restaurant offers a formal yet cozy atmosphere. You will definitely need a reservation if you want to sample their chef's amazing local/seasonal menu.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“After the concert, or as an alternative evening activity, head over to Atlas Bowl in Trumansburg, where you can eat and drink and bowl - all at the same time! This funky restaurant was a makeover of an old grocery store, and it has a fun vintage vibe. The menu offers tasty hipster-vintage-Americana fare. If you're a Big Lebowski fan you'll feel right at home, and you should probably try a boozy milkshake.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are on your way home from wine-trailing, hungry close to Taughannock Park, this is a staple. The Pinesburger is famous (for a good reason.) And fish fry is solid. They offer other specials as well, and it is quite cozy with good service.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“LV offers a wide variety of very good dishes on their menu, and happy hour drinks 2 for 1! Consistent and friendly!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“There are several breweries in Auburn and this one has everything going for it - great corner location-within view of Auburn Correctional Facility, a funky historic theme and some of the best beer and food in the area. Busy most days, most times.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food, great prices, great atmosphere! Indoor and outdoor seating available. Family friendly. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Beautiful, amazing architecture and food. East side of Cayuga Lake. Trelevan Winery is nearby. McKensie Childs shop is nearby. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“NY Pizza is your authentic thin crust pie! You can get an extra large plain cheese pizza for $16! Or stop in for a slice! Go see Fabrizio (Fuh-breet-zee -o)! Delicioso!!”
  • 11 locals recommend

Cafes

Vineyard
“This winery has good wine, an amazing restaurant/cafe, and is just a beautiful stop!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“Gimme! is the go-to coffee shop in the Ithaca area, and we are lucky to have one in T'burg. Coffee is the main thing here, of course, but they also serve some pastries. Great for people-watching on Main Street!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Hands down the BEST homemade ice cream in the area. They also have a storefront at the Ithaca Mall. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“open for breakfast and lunch and dinners on friday and saturday thursday and friday 8-2 saturday 8-12 sunday brunch 9-1”
  • 18 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Small ice cream spot in town from the folks who own Sweet Melissa's in Ithaca. Interesting flavors (coconut black sesame!), vegan options and gourmet ice pops and popsicles. The cold brew or lavender-lemonade ice pops are a great pick-me-up on a hot afternoon!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Attached to Americana Vineyards, a fun winery, The Crystal Lake Cafe has a great menu. Although kind of small, you'll love the food and wines.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Qick meal anytime. After 4pm it;s a pop-up pizza place with gourmet pizza.”
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Restaurant
“Great local light dinner fare, bar, atmosphere. Frequently hosts local string bands, top talent. Fabulous CUPCAKES!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Qick meal anytime. After 4pm it;s a pop-up pizza place with gourmet pizza.”
  • 1 local recommends