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Water St. Cafe

467 Exchange St, Geneva, NY 14456-3402
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Diner
467 Exchange St, Geneva, NY 14456-3402
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love this little cafe. The waitresses are friendly and the food is good and not greasy like some diner food.

Thank nolrutha
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are diner freaks. The Water Street Cafe was a perfect find. Our grandson thought the Mickey Mouse pancakes were divine. My husband enjoyed his corned beef hash omelet and I believe the French toast special with strawberry/blueberry syrup was about the best to be...More

Thank Junebug327
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked down to Water Street Cafe for an early breakfast today. Friendly people, both staff and fellow guests, and an authentic local place. Food was very good, eggs over medium were a bit overdone, but bacon was tasty, and so were breakfast potatoes. We...More

Thank collinstw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like the old cafes from the 60's, Water St. Cafe is the place to have breakfast or lunch. It is conveniently located from the Ramada Inn and Holiday Inn Geneva, an easy walk from both places. The interior takes you back to small...More

Thank Sandy K
anne b, Owner at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love when folks come back year after year. Have a great summer!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an old fashioned breakfast at old fashioned priced in a local restaurant that was a friendly to out-of-Towners as it was to the locals. We had great service and great food

Thank 920lynne
anne b, Owner at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prices were very reasonable, service by all was really good. Two people working the griddles made the wait time quite short. Food was fresh and the selection was impressive. I'd definitely go back.

Thank Jim4207
anne b, Owner at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good to know folks notice when 2 people are on grills over just one...always worth the extra $

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early breakfast at 730am. We were so glad there were open. Fast friendly service. I ordered the buffalo chicken wing omelette special which was made with local blue cheese. It was yummy! Only disappointment was the outdoor seating did not look very...More

Thank Sabrina B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Had their breakfast special with eggs, ham, and homefries. The breakfast was fantastic. You got a lot to eat for the price. The staff was friendly and jovial. I recommend this place for breakfast more then the one down the street.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Found the Water Street Cafe on our first morning in Geneva, NY. They had a large menu and homemade baked goods. We were politely and pleasantly greeted and quickly shown to our table. Coffee was brought right away and our orders were taken promptly. After...More

Thank Mark N
anne b, Owner at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you so much!!

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We sat outside. In a few minutes they brought us menu's, a water and one coffee without any cream. 25 minutes later we got up and left. The waitress never came back out to take an order. I left a few bucks on the table...More

Thank pat s
anne b, Owner at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

I believe you are the couple that after the fact we found out you had been served coffee by a bus girl and never told the hostess (me) that you were outside (which was not your fault as the sign on the window that reminds...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 467 Exchange St, Geneva, NY 14456-3402
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 315-789-2560
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