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Ember Woodfire Grill

21 Livonia Station, Livonia, NY 14487
+1 585-346-0222
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari salad” (23 reviews)
“sliders” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (30 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
21 Livonia Station, Livonia, NY 14487
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We frequent Embers but this time, an anniversary visit for us, decided to try some of the new menu items. Typically our go to favorites for a quick bite are the calamari salad ($19) and Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna ($19) - both excellent. Our waiter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rick L
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had been talking about trying this place for quite a while. Finally made reservations and we were not disappointed. Great wait staff, great food, and a comfortable atmosphere. Definitely going back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ron P
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Great hidden gem to visit in Livonia! Owner and staff were all great. Suggest calling ahead for reservations.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kellyhC8037IL
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

During our anniversary dinner my husband and I were dismayed at the lengthy wait for my entree to be delivered to the table, (though they do advise you ahead of time that since it’s a sharing plates restaurant they will be bringing them out as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MMcortmanf
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Great dining experience celebrating my brother in law birthday..... At first we were confused by the unique method of food sharing by the whole table of six adults, but, after our professional server, Mary Kay, explained to us, we ordered some menu items that people...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

What a hidden gem, kind of like an epicurean society. The service and atmosphere is excellent and a wide range of family style delights. Go on Monday and enjoy a no corkage wine bottle fee. The Mac n cheese, bruschetta, scalamari salad, are all excellent,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Artie44
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Dined at the Embers Wood Fire Grill. It’s located in Livonia NY, a small village in the finger lake area about 30 minutes from Rochester. We were there with a group of four couples for an Anniversary celebration. Although it was a Thursday night, both...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Journey55706
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I came here with my family for my sister-in-law’s birthday; from from start to finish it was absolutely outstanding. I work in this industry, and could not have been more amazed at the level of care, attention to detail and professional service. We are waited...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ninja1922
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent. The service was not so great, but the good food made up for it. Would definitely go back again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nonna07
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had heard about Ember and were told to reservations were best. We found ourselves in the area and decided to try our luck as walk ins. It was a beautiful summer evening and we were happily seated outside. The owner, wait staff couldn't have...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pamela2H
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Nancy M
16 June 2016|
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Response from blooms8560 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely & remember Monday there is no corkage fee so bring a bottle you love
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Livonia Station, Livonia, NY 14487
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Livonia
  • Phone Number: +1 585-346-0222
  • E-mail
EMBER WOOD FIRE GRILL is a casual dining restaurant, occupying the old historic train station in the quaint village of Livonia in Livingston County, committed to a hospitality first attitude. In an era dominated by chain restaurants and fast, pre-packaged food, our mission is to bring our patrons REAL food at reasonable prices. Comfort from scratch cuisine using the best ingredients from sustainable sources, whenever possible: selections with no growth hormones, pesticides, pre-packaged, frozen or use of steam tables will be used in our kitchen. Our food is high quality and labor intensive, the same as some of the top restaurants, in the country, without the big city over head, so we can keep our prices reasonable. Our hope is that you, our customer, will enjoy the combination of stunning modern architecture and old charm: simple, good food "meant to share" from farm to plate. Our menus will changes with the seasons, our wood fire selections are cooked with real wood, our wine and micro brew selections are large and extensive. Our well trained staff will make your selection approachable and fun. S.O.S.: Shorts or Suit, come down and enjoy!!!
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