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The Thirsty Owl Bistro

) #1 of 10 Restaurants in Ovid $$ - $$$ American,
6799 Elm Beach Rd, Ovid, NY 14521-9570
+1 866-869-5805
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
6799 Elm Beach Rd, Ovid, NY 14521-9570
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been living in the Finger Lakes for 6 years and this was first time having lunch at the Bistro. The food was excellent and so was the service. We had a bottle of Chardonnay which was as always crisp and flavorful. I ordered...More

Thank DenMar0604
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome and reasonably priced wines. Winery has docks available for boaters on the lake also. Its a long walk up to the winery but they do offer pickup service

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

On the way home, realized we couldn't make it without lunch! Looked up the nearest town, looked at TripAdvisor and viola! Great place, great lunch food and wine! (its also a winery)

Thank SunshineV88
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner meeting on their deck. The view is worth the trip. The food and wines were very good too.

Thank FingerLakesBlonde
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Love stopping at Thirsty Owl. Today it was pretty busy so service at Bistro was kind of slow. Food was delicious. After lunch we did testing and our server was very knowledgeable about all the wine. Ended up with a couple off cases which we...More

1  Thank BuckinPA
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We've been to their restaurant in Saratoga and enjoyed many meals but their winery is second to none. This was the third stop on our boat tour and perhaps our favorite winery in the Finger Lakes. They picked us up by the lake in an...More

Thank Donny N
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stopped in for a tasting on our wine tour. People were friendly and we enjoyed the stop. got a few bottles of wine.

Thank John K
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stopped in for lunch while sampling the local area vino's. Ordered a small plate sampler and a couple of panini which were served with chips. The panini were great, I ordered a club and my wife ordered a ham and cheese. Both had plenty of...More

Thank tom b
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our first time to this winery and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed our wine tasting, but decided to stay for an early dinner. They are on an abbrev menu (due to time of year), but it was wonderful. We shared a salad...More

Thank ajsajs
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were doing wine tasting and decided to try this ones cafe for a drink and appetizer. We ordered the spreads for four. 12.00 and a bottle of wine from their winery. A bit disappointed that they did not have a cheese and meat fruit...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6799 Elm Beach Rd, Ovid, NY 14521-9570
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ovid
  • Phone Number: +1 866-869-5805
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