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Water St. Cafe

467 Exchange St, Geneva, NY 14456-3402
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Diner
467 Exchange St, Geneva, NY 14456-3402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

Thank you so much!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was exactly what we wanted and the service was above board. We enjoyed a long chat with the owner who was enchanting. It was fun to watch and listen to the interplay between the cooks and the servers. It seems as if you...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in our first day in Geneva. Diner atmosphere , friendly staff. You can breakfast at anytime . Food was good and fast. Nice place.

Thank phyl59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, efficient service, quick on the coffee refills, food hot and tasty without the grease that many diners cook with.

Thank PTL627
anne b, Manager at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good to hear the word excellent....thanks so much!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Don't expect a fine dining experience but breakfast was amazing! Great food, welcoming people and good prices. Best place in Geneva for a standard breakfast.

Thank Jay K
anne b, Owner at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks Jay! Appreciate the good words!

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our trips to Geneva aren't complete without a stop at the Water St. for breakfast. Great spot for a hearty breakfast. Feels like stepping back in time. Great food and wonderful people!

Thank tsjeanne
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Stopped in on our way out of Geneva after a couple of days visiting. Excellent breakfast all around, the homemade bread is absolutely worth the little bit to upgrade. Staff were friendly and helpful without being invasive. Will absolutely go back if we are ever...More

Thank Keith L
anne b, Manager at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you so much Keith!

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I were in Geneva for our daughter's wedding and we were just looking for a quick lunch. We found the Water St. Cafe close to the Ramada. It was very crowded on a Saturday afternoon, filled with local college students having a...More

Thank Shirley D
anne b, Manager at Water St. Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words.

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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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