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Stonecat Cafe

5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9706
+1 607-546-5000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“catfish” (37 reviews)
“pulled pork” (36 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9706
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant was suggested by people we met at Watkins Glen Park. The apps of local sausage and pate were excellent. The accompaniments to the pork chop and steak were perfect. The emphasis on local ingredients and wine was well done. The view and service...More

Thank Art T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by one of the many wineries overlooking Seneca Lake, this restaurant serves food from local farms specializing in organic produce and grass fed beef. A great find! The Beef and Barley Soup was excellent served with home baked bread as was the grass fed...More

Thank Al B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place, with really great food....so good we ate here twice during our visit; would recommend you book ahead as it's very popular. Local wine recommended with my steak was really very good too...

Thank april2740
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right size portions, great drinks menu, friendly staff, super food with many locally sourced ingredients.

Thank Marguerite W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Farm fresh ingredients, interesting menu, excellent service, you must come to this restaurant. They have a nice selection of beer: 8 craft brews that cover the spectrum, there will be something you will like. Unless you want a domestic beer, no Budweiser here! The wine...More

Thank Scrimage M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have dined here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have great food all around. I would recommend ordering the crusted catfish for lunch its a sandwich and dinner it is off the bun. It is very tasty. Looking forward to returning....More

1  Thank violaman1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped while wine trailing by recommendation of one of the winery servers. We called ahead with our party of six and they fit us in to a busy Saturday night. Some of us ordered the catfish and seafood chowder and the rest ordered the...More

1  Thank Golenne K
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had an excellent dining experience at stonecat this weekend. Everything was delicious. We had 2 kinds of homemade sausage, with yummy root vegetables as our appetizer. The sausages were completely different and very flavorful. My husband had the felafal salad as his entree, which...More

1  Thank theosmom44
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I'm only giving it a 2 rating because the food was decent. But not worth the 60 minute wait for entrees. Our server was not awful but was not attentive either. We visited because a local winery suggested it. We were planning on a different...More

Thank Amy D
StonecatCafe, General Manager at Stonecat Cafe, responded to this review

Amy, Thank you for your review and sharing your experience dining at Stonecat last weekend. From your description of the day, I’m guessing you visited us on Sunday afternoon, when we were indeed having an issue with our restrooms. Stonecat is housed in an old...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We've alway heard good things about this place. During the vintage race weekend we ended up going here two nights in a row. Food was fantastic and cocktails were inventive and delicious. The sunset view over Seneca Lake was beautiful from their outdoors dining in...More

Thank Brc129
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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.