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Upstairs Bistro

800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the upstairs bistro for lunch after doing a wine tasting downstairs. There were five of us for lunch. Service was slow....and the waitress seemed pre-occupied with other things...she was polite, but not really attentive...my wife and her sister ordered the open faced...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic! Went there twice before a CMAC concert. Very fresh, delicious food and Farm Fresh ingredients. Overlooking lake and very pleasant

Thank jmcwain7674
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It offered a limited menu, The staff was very friendly and working hard. The problem was the kitchen and chefs(?) . Arrived 7:00 on a Saturday in August and was seated on the nice deck from where you can get a partial view of the...More

Thank PVP46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten here a couple of times over the summer and the lunches were very good. The chef has revamped the menu to provide some interesting dishes. The ingredients are generally in season local and they go together very nicely. Presentation is great too. Seating...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been driving for 13 hrs and were tired of fast food and car snacks. We didn't eat breakfast and wanted something and someplace special. Wowzer, The Bistro Upstairs at the NY Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua was perfect. Emir greeted us and Amanda...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love it here...really do! Last week we were there twice, once for a pizza making class--so much fun & dinner on Saturday evening. The food, staff & dining room are perfect BUT there was a wedding below us with floor pounding thumping noise from...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable spot for lunch with the family. Food was good and a little more creative than your usual place in canandaigua. Will definitely return.

Thank CSSFood
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Menus change, and the last time we had an appetizer we dreamed about for a year and they didn't have it. What they did have was not very good for the money...asked for meat to be well done, and it was dry as a bone!...More

1  Thank Booklady14
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped in for supper before a concert at CMAC (more on that in another review). They have a very nice, covered deck that gives you a great view of the lake. The menu in the late afternoon is a variation on their lunch menu,...More

Thank Peter9872014
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stopped in for a late lunch after traipsing around Sonnenburg all morning and were very pleased. The server was efficient and friendly, the food was very good and you can't beat a view of Canandaigua Lake!

1  Thank Robsmom32207
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1 August 2015|
Response from BlueMaxx14 | Reviewed this property |
Am quite sure the info you seek is available on their website, as is contact info. THere is AUGUST schedule page. Try GOOGLING for NYWCC
Mary B
22 June 2015|
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Response from MCGEETYREE | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions.
Ellen M
6 February 2015|
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Response from jordynn_flx | Property representative |
Ellen, it won't allow me to post a file or hyperlink - but if you visit our main website, click on the Upstairs Bistro tab, you will find all of our current menus. Thank you! Let me know if you have any other concerns.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
    (NYS Rte 332 & NYS Rte 5&20)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: +1 585-394-7070
  • E-mail
Relax, taste & enjoy at the fun, high-energy Upstairs Bistro overlooking Canandaigua Lake. It is the perfect spot to gather with friends in a casual setting with indoor and outdoor lake view seating. Experience the innovative bistro-style menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients and exclusive New York State beer, wine, spirits & specialty drinks. Sunday Brunch served 11:30am - 2:30pm. Regular menu resumes 2:30 - 9pm.
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