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Big Tree Inn

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46 Main St, Geneseo, NY 14454-1216
+1 585-243-5220
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Big Tree is a wonderful dining experience. The menu is exceptional and particularly so for a small town. Reservations were a snap, and probably weren't really necessary the evening that we visited. The service was excellent, and the food was impeccably prepared. Overall price was less than you would spend for comparable fare and experience in any metropolitan area.... More 

Thank ThatWaide G
Geneseo, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

My son (and now, daughter-in-law!) recently held their wedding and reception at the Big Tree Inn. It was just the right venue for the small, intimate gathering of close family and friends. It is a wonderful, historical inn in Geneseo, NY. The staff at the Big Tree were so helpful and accommodating. The room in which their ceremony was held... More 

Thank hwilson2013
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is my favorite place to take a friend, parent, or date! It is clean and nicer than anything else in Geneseo.

Thank Jillian P
Wayland, NY USA
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had lunch there with my son. We were seated promptly, in a table next to a window. The dining room was a bit cool, but we were dressed warmly. The selection of beers on tap was good. Our waitress was pleasant and had our beverages and meals served quickly. My turkey club was generous, served with a side salad.... More 

Thank GeoWayland_NYUSA
Wysox, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This Inn is a beautiful place to stay with a abundance of history. Cocktails in the bar and dinner in the restaurant were perfect! Our room "The Mark Twain Room" was amazing with lots of space, whirlpool, fireplace, and King size bed. All the perfect amenities for a romantic getaway. Customer service was definitely catered toward the guests and exemplary!... More 

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Rochester, New York
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This Inn is a gem. The mansion is beautiful with just 8 rooms and a upscale restaurant. The prices are very reasonable. My room was gorgeous with a fireplace and beautiful furnishings! It's nestled right in the town so there are all the modern facilities at your door. I love when nostalgia meets modern cause I don't want to be... More 

Thank roxannec173
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoy the historic ambiance and good food in the multiple dining rooms or on the spacious front porch. This is truly the gem of Geneseo's Main st!

1 Thank cubes1234
Ashburn, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I am a grad of SUNY Geneseo and have eaten at the Big Tree many times over the past 56 years. Most of the time the service and food has been good to wonderful. This time two of our party had to wait 10 minutes to be served, after the rest of us. Apologies from the wait staff could not... More 

Thank Jackc30246
Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We enjoyed a great dinner tonight in one of their charming historic dining rooms. It was quiet, being a weeknight, and very comfortable, and our server, Shannon, was excellent. I can highly recommend the roasted beet & goat cheese salad, and my hubby's french fries were some of the best I've ever had!

Thank barbash1957
Niagara Falls, New York
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

My husband and I were in the area visiting Letchworth overnight and were recommended this restaurant at the bed and breakfast we were staying at. The selection of foods had something for everyone and was very reasonably priced. My husband had the duck confit poutine which he loved and I had chicken and waffles for the first time ever and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Main St, Geneseo, NY 14454-1216
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Geneseo
  • Phone Number: +1 585-243-5220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?