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Old Firehouse Winery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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5499 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041-9425
+1 440 466 9300
12:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

There wine is my favorite! My friend and I travelled 3 hours just to come here to buy some wine to have at home.

Thank bjmiller665
Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We came to listen to a band on a Friday evening with the beautiful Lake Erie as the scenery. The food was ok, but the atmosphere is what makes it worth the visit. If you're in a hurry, you're in the wrong place.

Thank Mary W
Niles, Ohio
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164 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I love to stop here and get a glass or bottle of wine and listen to the bands outdoors on a summer night. It is very relaxing. I have had some OK meals here and some very good. Last time we just had burgers and chicken kabobs both of which were good. In the past I had some bad burgers... More 

Thank Motorcycle-tourer
Hamburg, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

There was a band the night we were there. We did a few wine tastings and like the wine enough that we bought two bottles. It was very good.

Thank jmaccy4
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187 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We never go to Geneva on the Lake without stopping at the Old Firehouse Winery. You can stop and have a beer or a glass of wine and they always have a band or group playing music. It one of the places which makes Geneva on the Lake what it is!! If you haven't been there you need to stop!!!

Thank Joseph C
Charleston, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice lunch here today! The weather was absolutely beautiful and the view is spectacular! I had the chicken Cesar wrap and fries! Huge portion, more than I could eat, but very good! There is a creepy doll in the window of one of the buildings... Will say a bit distracting!

Thank Sharon W
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The location is great - right on Lake Erie within walking distance to all the sights on the strip. However, their wine leaves a lot to be desired. My husband likes a dry red...theirs tastes like dirty feet. No lie. We moved on

Thank lorie p
Defiance, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

There were eight waitstaff standing around when we came to the hostess stand. None of them wanted to tell us if we should be seated in a table area for a sampling or was there a special area? Finally seated we asked the girl which wines were on the tasting? She had no idea. Eventually a supervisor came over and... More 

Thank Keith H
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places. Great atmosphere, good music, great service. Food is good and wonderful seating by the Lake.

Thank jmg0924
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The reason we stopped at Geneva on the Lake was mainly for this winery. The experience was different from other wineries I have visited. Maybe that's just how it's done in this town, but seemed like most people drinking in this town had one objective... To get drunk. You could taste individual wines in tiny plastic cups for $.50 cents... More 

Thank Queentina29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5499 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041-9425
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Geneva on the Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 440 466 9300
An eclectic winery and restaurant on the famous entertainment strip in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio's first Summer Resort. Located with a view of Lake Erie, the large, meandering patio provides the setting for nightly summer entertainment. Lots of special events and kid friendly. Full bar service in summer at the "Sunset Bar".

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