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Stonecat Cafe

5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9706
+1 607-546-5000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“catfish” (44 reviews)
“falafel salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9706
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch one August afternoon. The host of our AirBNB recommended this place and we were not let down. We started on the back patio, and were enjoying an appetizer and fresh baked bread from their seasonal menu when a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bthematty
Reviewed 15 November 2018

This was a highly recommended restaurant with very poor service by our waitress, food that was not served hot, and a bit of a clueless attitude.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Doug A
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Very cool atmosphere. Great food! good wine, beer and drink selection. Bartender Kiley is wonderful with a winning smile. :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gusthesaint
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had dinner here and the food was awesome, the view was spectacular and the service was terrific! We will definitely go back. Very casual with a chic vibe.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Meander587299
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We dined at the Stonecat on the 20th of October 2018. Reservations are a must so I recommend that you call early in the day. The food selection was interesting and very tasty. Lots of Finger Lakes wines (duh!) and a substantial Farm to Fork...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank H Lynn T
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had a reservation for one night, but on the night before we couldn't find any place that was open. We stopped at Stone Cat and were able to get a table. There was a band playing which added even more to the atmosphere. Stone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 341sandir
Reviewed 24 October 2018

For the past 5 years this has been our favorite place to eat on the Seneca wine trail. Today changed all that, and we'll probably never come back! Most disappointing that a glass of wine here in the midst of wine country cost $10 for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gerald P
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to eat in the fingerlakes. The chef is outstanding. They have a menu of wonderful regular meals, but always offer daily specials. Food is delicious, made with local ingredients and fresh herbs from the chef's garden. We had their pulled...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 138DavidS
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Both the food and service at Stonecat were excellent. Our waiter recommended a delicious and unique wine (zweigelt) as well as a local sherry that was outstanding (we later visited the winery and bought a bottle). Highly recommended for the quality and diversity of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank luellen
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The exterior of the Stonecat Cafe is deceiving as you pass by it via the main road east of Seneca Lake. If you are fortunate to get a reservation inside you will find the food you would expect in an upscale bistro, but in a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoshBlackmun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9706
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Hector
  • Phone Number: +1 607-546-5000
  • E-mail
At the Stonecat, it is our belief that food is life. We feel that what people eat is the biggest mark of their culture and a reflection of how they feel about life. We like life in Hector and enjoy waking people up to vibrant, fun food that is grown organically and sustainably. We celebrate the bounty of the Finger Lakes region and focus on regional, sustainable food purveyors and local wine, beer, and craft cocktails. Reservations are highly recommended. Please visit our website for service hours, music listings and special events.
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