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“Fantastic” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Stonecat Cafe

Stonecat Cafe
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Hector
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 15 - US$ 40
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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, craft wine, beer, and cocktails. Reservations are highly recommended. Please visit our website for service hours, music listings and special events.
Towanda, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

We just tried this restaurant for the first time, and we'll definitely be back. I'm vegan--husband is a meat eater. We were both very happy! Everything we ate was executed perfectly. My husband had the catfish and said it was so good he'll have trouble not ordering the same thing next we go. Each dish was well thought out; everything was house made and fresh. It's the little details that really make the food good and that's what you're paying for here.

The service was also very good.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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NJ
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Locally Grown”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

A local dinner destination. Very nicely done with only local grown or raised. A little pricey but worth every cent.

Visited April 2012
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Thank VoyageursNJ
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Seneca Falls
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“WHAT A GREAT JOINT!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

I've only eaten here once but the experience was positively memorable. The menu/specials always provide excellent variety, it has a hoppin atmosphere and great service to boot. If you happen to be on the wine trail or you're coming from either the North or South ends of the lake it's well worth the trip. We dont have an abundance of places like this in the FLX so it's nice to have a place with some originality and character.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank FLXFoodie
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Geneva,New York
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Eclectic Fair with a Welcoming Presence”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

It feels like a time warp from the 60s and 70s inside . I love this place and only wish they could be open year round but due ti the weather and the tourist slow down it's not possible . The food is always interesting and they're respectful of vegan diets . They have a smoker and use if in several of their menu items , YUM !
The outside porch in the summer is heavenly . A small but adequate wine list of local wines and always great music makes for a perfect experience . Their Sunday brunch features live music . Any questions you may have , their friendly staff is more than happy to answer . They also have a small bar featuring micro brews and cocktails .

Visited September 2011
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Thank grapelinda
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Ithaca, New York
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Favorite restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

We love going to Stonecat and even though it's a 30 min drive from home we go as often as possible. It's very nicely situated overlooking Seneca lake and have excellent locally grown and made food. If you have the chance, go for their Sunday Jazz brunch and sit on their large back deck. The food is always interesting and well priced. We love how they make their own relishes / sauces and sausages with local meat. The service is outstanding as well.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank birdiecece
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