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Il Posto Bistro and Wine Bar

) #7 of 78 Restaurants in Canandaigua $$ - $$$ Italian,
137 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-1908
+1 585-905-0535
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
137 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-1908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a quick impromptu dinner. The Melenzana Veal was excellent and the calamari very good. I could have used more peppers. Sauce was excellent. Thought the wine pour was a little light for $9.00 but the meal was fabulous. We will be...More

Thank Callsmitty
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely, delicious dinner. We were greeted warmly and treated like frequent diners by the hosts. It's cozy inside but we didn't feel cramped. I had the ravioli with pomorossa sauce - it was the best sauce I've ever had. We would suggest...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Cozy intimate restaurant. Food and service are top rate. The owner is as friendly as they come!! Perfect for a stroll around downtown as well.

1  Thank DrewinCA
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was out first visit. The owners, Lisa & George, were excellent hosts. Lots of locals came in on this Saturday night and most were greeted with hugs from the owners, creating a very warm and welcoming atmosphere. My wife got a special hug from...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great restaurant, food outstanding, great bar, wine list is very nice, staff very friendly. Also right on main street which is a plus.

Thank debodorczyk
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We go often. Great food . great service . Owners are amazingly accommodating and friendly. We love the beef carpaccio, smelt, grilled calamari, clams and spaghetti, mussels , lamb lollipops

Thank annfoley17
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Both myself and my friend ordered pasta dishes and decided to spend an extra $5 for salads. We were served one roll each, and the waitress took the basket and butter the minute we'd each taken a roll and did not ask if we wanted...More

Thank 429ap
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw Il Posto one day as we were driving through Canandaigua, New York. We wrote down the name and a few weeks later, we made reservations to eat there. Much to my surprise...the owner, George, used to own one of our...More

Thank EllieJavier
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This bustling small city has several places to get Calamari as an appetizer. Don't go anywhere but Il Posto righ on Main St. in downtown Canandaigua. It was cooked to perfection, served hot and crunchy with a delicous marinara with just a bit of zing....More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My boyfriend and I stumbled across Il Posto during our first night in town (check out Bella Rose bed and breakfast!), and had one of the friendliest dining experiences I've had in a long time. Even though we were more than happy to sit at...More

Thank hayleycsmith
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
it is cosy but in sure they could comfortably accommodate your party if you call in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-1908
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: +1 585-905-0535
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