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Great port wine. Nice staff. Watch Bistro days/hours!

The Thirst Owl has great staff. Wines were good. We ended up buying a bottle of port ( I wish we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Antonio, Texas
Go for the view!

Good wine, fantastic view outside, and the food was tasty. If you have a wine trail booklet ahead... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When seated, it took almost no time at all for me to order. Along with this there was no point at all that I felt I was waiting on any waitress, they seemed to always be ready and on top of their orders. The food...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to preface this review by saying we love Thirsty Owl wines — and used to love the Thirsty Owl vineyard. This review is about an interaction today that really left a sour taste in our mouths. We arrived at Thirsty Owl around 5:15pm...More

Thank beverlywallenstein
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Thirst Owl has great staff. Wines were good. We ended up buying a bottle of port ( I wish we could have bought more!!). We were a little disappointed..we went there on a Tuesday the third week of June yet their Bistro (which has...More

Thank 2texanstraveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good wine, fantastic view outside, and the food was tasty. If you have a wine trail booklet ahead of time, you get a glass of wine with your entree. The wine tasting was fun and our server had a great sense of humor! The gift...More

Thank metalheavylady
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The "curb appeal" is mesmerizing. You have to turn in. As you pass the vines and work your way to the Cayuga (a very short ride) you find the Tasting room/Bistro. The place was hopping and good for them. The wines are fantastic. Whites and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Thirsty Owl is a little noisy and there were some large groups there so that detracts from the overall experience. Still, I liked that you could tailor the tasting to your own likes. I also liked that they had some very tasty red wines, including...More

Thank Jezuzek
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I tried the Dry Riesling at a local restaurant and knew I had to stop at this vineyard. My husband and I were absolutely thrilled at our visit. Not the best greeting by any means during Mardi Gras weekend when walking in but Big Bob...More

Thank Jrsygrl75
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Thirsty owl has some of my favorite wines in the Fingerlakes. The tasting is cheap and if you buy a bottle, you get $2 back towards it. The views of the lake are awesome as well!

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Had lunch there yesterday. I ordered the "crustless quiche" with a salad. Why not just call it an omelette? Oh, I know why! An omelette might cost $7.00 but Thirsty Owl can charge $16.00 by removing the crust. Save your money, don't eat there.

Thank ICakum
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited on Monday at @11 am. The four of us were the only ones there at the time. We walked around checking out their merchandise and then went to the end of the bar for our tasting. Were recognized after a couple minutes by...More

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