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Top of the Lake

301 Lake St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1806
+1 315-531-8500
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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301 Lake St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1806
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eaten here 3 times never very good however the view is fantastic and location to Hampton is great. Don’t order anything with sauce they drown things and choose something simple.

Thank bens2787
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Staff at the Hampton Inn recommended this restaurant to us which was a short and convenient walk from the hotel. Our table for 6 viewed Keuka Lake. The menu was pretty good offering a full range of choices from sandwiches to entrees consisting of...More

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch with friends and had the specials. Three of us had the taco bowl (it was May 5 so that was their nod to Cinco de Mayo) and it was very good. The taco bowl was homemade and filled to the brim...More

Thank dunham433
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I always travel alone, I am a bar person. The bar wasn't even packed for a Friday night and they wouldn't let me eat there, what the ____? The wine selection good as they serve the local vineyards and hamburger good to, though I...More

Thank MIZT13
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The view says it all, sunset lakeside dinning. Friendly wait staff , Felix Leiter USMC had the clams over paste ( OK ) my date had the fist, very good. Check out Felix Leiter USMC or CIA on Amazon.

Thank edwardjuliek
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great food,lakeview,economically prices,good sized portions. Great place for 2 or 50 people . Always a great experience. Friendly owners stop to saw hello and ask how was your meal.

1  Thank KeukaLake1013
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good lunch spot. I had a Rachel sandwich and my husband had a wrap. Service was good and attentive. Prices are reasonable. The best part of this restaurant is the view of the lake (Keuka).

Thank kaylin b
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great Great Luncheon Salad! Wonderful view.....service fantastic and prices amazing! favorite spot for my friend and me!!!

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We were staying in the Hampton Inn and this is just two minutes walk from reception. It was the last day of October and too cold to sit outside on their landing stage but I guess it’s packed in summer. Tables are in a U-Shape...More

Thank LondonPontac
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent Thanksgiving dinner! Price was reasonable. The waiters and waitresses were all very friendly. Would definitely come again

Thank Steve S
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Susan S
22 July 2016|
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Response from Barry K | Reviewed this property |
When I looked before we went I it was the same I even looked on facebook as far as I could find they dont have one. Also in my opinion the food wasn't good at all. The deck view was nice though.
Ann R
21 April 2016|
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Response from Barry K | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I cant remember for sure I would call ahead.
21 June 2015|
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Response from 995Traveler47 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't remember. Just give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 8:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Lake St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1806
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
  • Phone Number: +1 315-531-8500
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