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The Red Dove Tavern

30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
+1 315-781-2020
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck wings” (22 reviews)
“oysters” (23 reviews)
“peas” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were unable to get into another restaurant so decided to try The Red Dove Tavern, and I'm so glad we did! Our hostess Shayna was wonderful, telling us about the origin of the tavern, discussing the wine list and food offerings. We had a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2goldensmom111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nicely done tasting menu in a relaxed setting. Classic old upstate New York storefront setting. Great waitstaff,. Good bear, wine, and cocktail menu. Will be going back for $ oyster night soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marcie R
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped at the Red Dove while vacationing along Seneca Lake. They have a nice wine list and not all the selections are from the Finger Lakes. The menu is interesting in that the offerings are not typical of a bar. I enjoyed an arugula salad...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PSUengr
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Wednesday nights! Really good oysters! Variety and taste. Staff is friendly. Try some of the small plates too. Bartender made a great vodka tonic!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tati M
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The food here is very good and not your typical bar fare. A little more upscale and a bit more inventive while remaining on the conservative side. Eclectic choices like dolmades appetizers and trout over a veggie modge-podge. Good stuff. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TravelinRobT
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very inventive menu and location. Ate there midweek in the summer and the service was under par. The cocktails and entrees were excellent. The desserts were also good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Spw91
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had a nice cocktail and a beer here. The menu had a variety of things to choose from. The Grape Leaf Roll with Dill Sauce was a good start. The dinner of Duck Breast with Horseradish Grits was a great surprise to us. Rare...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RideAMotorcycle
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Wanted something different on our way back from Del Lago Casino and found Red Dove. Glad we chose this place. Menu had some unique and appetizing options. We opted for the Buffalo Fried Chickpeas (yum) Flank Steak with Brie sandwich (also yum). Service was spotty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rjfmkt
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I always go with the specials and this time I should have gone with the burger. Everything was a bit pricy and only ok. The lamb special was slices of overcooked microwaved lamb and it was a BIG disappointment. The seafood also disappointed. Our friends...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank XSki007
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

All four dinners tasty and well plated. Duck, pork, clams, salads all excellent. Vegetarian apps and raw oysters very good. Service was spotty. Wine and mixed drinks arrived promptly, had to remind waitress about non-alcoholic beverages. (As a tea-totaler, this is a pet peeve.)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank amy_joseph
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Jenny C
7 October 2018|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
Not really kid friendly. Casual dress.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Castle St, Geneva, NY 14456-2608
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 315-781-2020
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