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Kindred Fare

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989 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Global, International

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About

We are currently open for dine-in and take out as of June 12, 2020. Please call to make a reservation. Kindred Fare is a dining experience inspired by spirited gatherings with family and friends. We are open seven nights a week with brunch on Sundays. The central bar and open kitchen are at the heart of our restaurant. Come as you are for cocktails, snacks or a full meal. We are located in Geneva, NY, only minutes away from the Seneca Lake Wine Trail in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region and right down the street from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 989 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Nico
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great atmosphere, locally sourced cuisine and amiable staff.

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vipErinC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent cocktail selection, excellent food. Great service. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Lots of menu options. The bar area is too noisy and I’d suggest they get creative with cork or other absorbent wall, ceilings or floor materials.
That way, conversation can happen without sign language. :-)

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JaceyL
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience5

We waited 20 minutes before our waiter brought us our silverware and water

Kindred Fare
Responded on 9 July 2020

Hi Jacey, we are truly sorry to hear that this happened on your visit. Please know that we will be speaking with the server and that this is not a common issue that we have. Re-opening after the Covid-19 closure has had it's challenges, especially with limited staff during this time. I'm hoping someone did something nice for you. If not, please let me know and we will make sure to take care of you somehow on your next visit. Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you soon.

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vipBobS
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on 23 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In light of Covid protections, the staff and management did just an outstanding job. The drinks, the food, the service were all top tier. They prove you can comply with Covid guidelines and still provide customers a safe, enjoyable dining experience.

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BrianK
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We had some amazing 'Nashville hot' chicken, and it was gluten-free. Absolutely amazing. The surf and turf was outstanding as well.

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LisaM
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasantly surprised! Would go back again in a heartbeat, next time we are in the area.

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ItwJ2911
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A little pricey for breakfast but can't say it wasn't worth it. The food was outstanding. The service was fast and staff very friendly. We would definitely go back.

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AllieM
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate outside and the staff was diligent about cleaning well between each patron. The food was yummy as always!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely end to a great day on the Seneca wine trail. Perfectly sized portions, just very well cooked and the presentation and service was outstanding. A new go to for us!! Thank you to Brian and the whole team!

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KimA
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is a fantastic restaurant serving local foods in a unique way. The quality is outstanding. Great specials, quality dishes and incredible service. Be aware that if you are taking somone who is planning to order the mac and cheese, the cheese they use is unusual and will not satisfy a picky mac-and-cheese-only eater. Do try their buffalo cauliflower bites as a starter. Incredible! Highly recommend this restaurant.

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SabreFan
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to be at a restaurant again! Great food and service...,will definitely return!

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SusanR
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful about this restaurant! Food, prices, ambiance, service, drinks. Couldn’t have asked for anything else

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!

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Wilson585
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We make the trip to Geneva from Rochester, once or twice a year for Kindred Fare. The food is excellent as well as the service. Some of my favorite dishes are the poutine and the steak that I believe is basted in some sort of mapley butter. The staff when my parents asked for custom vegetarian meals in the past. The wine and liquor list is extensive. My only suggestion would be to open another location in Rochester. You’re team could easily compete with Nosh and Roux, which for those not familiar are two other similarly priced restaurants in Rochester about 45-50 minutes away.

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JeseJames
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a beautiful restaurant, the service was outstanding, and everyone was very nice. Our food was amazing and arrived quickly. We were extremely please with our complete service and will absolutely return.

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MichaelT
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic. Thank you for a wonderful evening. Well worth the drive from Rochester.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gary, our server was attentive, pleasant and knowledgeable. The pork belly bowl and duck were beyond amazing.

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AMANDAG
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was so knowledgeable! Fast service and food was excellent. We will definitely be back!

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NicoleM
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, fantastic service.. food was delish- tad pricey.

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vipTSN80
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous, as always!

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NickA
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Boy, for a Monday night in the winter you can't do any better than this! Wonderful food and drink offerings - the best the region has to offer. Excellent service too. Had the prix fixe special and it was a very good deal - octopus, salmon and the peanut butter canoli - all wonderful. And the regional wine / beer / spirits offerings really make it special. Our only suggestion would be some sound-absorbing carpets on the flooring -- or even on the walls -- would cut down on the too-energetic din.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Good food. Too expensive.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience all around!

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DMfoody
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Dinner was okay, coffee was lukewarm and desert wasn’t what was expected.

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Cfern
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We were excited to try the restaurant based on the menu. However the waiter never delivered our drinks on a slow night and we eventually had to ask after our appetizer was brought. The salads were overdressed and almost indelible. Disappointed and we will not return

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vipDave
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, cordial and professional service, fun atmosphere. Overall wonderful experience.

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JNCO14618
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have dined at Kindred Fare several times and have never been disappointed. We brought friends this time as we thought they would enjoy it (they did) and we knew the low noise level would allow for easy conversation at the table. The food was excellent; I enjoyed the Rabbit Pot Pie and others enjoyed the Duck Breast and the burger. Service was friendly and attentive. We'll be back again soon.

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MaryN
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time! Food was delicious and service was very good.. The music was good too.. Thanks for a great brunch.. We will be back.

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TraceyB
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the brunch. The whole experience was very enjoyable and I would highly recommend!

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JonathanF
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

We made a reservation on Valentine's day, and upon arrival, waited about 15 minutes to be seated. It was disappointing, but the hostess was very kind and accommodating and brought us a complimentary glass of sparkling when we were seated. The server was outstanding--very energetic, fun, and knowledgeable. We were excited to come here and have been meaning to for years. Places that TRULY commit to 'farm to table' are hard to come by, and this is a place that clearly values sourcing local and expressing the region.

The menu design and execution were disappointing, however. I had a panko crusted pork entree that was pretty salty, tough, and dense, without much on the plate to balance it out, and the potatoes and peppers with it just seemed sort of plopped on there in a sort of gravy that just didn't taste very good. The portion size was generous, however. My partner got an 8oz. steak with fries and aoili and the fries were great, but the steak was also sort of tough, and came with a ramekin of sauce that looked and tasted a lot like Heinz 57.

The highlight of the meal was probably the cheese plate we started with. It came with some really nice and fun pickled vegetables, mustard, breads, and surprisingly delicious gluten free crackers.

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ChristopherK
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outstanding food and service as always. I’ve recommended many times to clients and friends alike and they all agree. We dine out often and make the 1 hr drive without blinking an eye. Staff is wine savvy and eager to learn and share experiences. Highly recommended!!!

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JasonC
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for Valentine’s Day. What a wonderful experience. Great food. Great service. Very nice

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DebraG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food! We enjoyed our celebration

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ElaineS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an excellent brunch experience. Our party of 4 was seated promptly, served our cocktails, and taken care of by an attentive server throughout. Food arrived nice and hot, deemed excellent by all eaters.

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JesseK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant, the food is top notch, experienced and interesting wait staff, decor is lovely. Highly recommend!

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RobertM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our second visit. Excellent again. We’ll be back.

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TanyaO
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing food! We had the pan seared scallops special, and the steak. Roasted butternut squash soup was also really good. Cheese platter was a great variety! We will be back!

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RachelB
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Gary was a delight and the food was melt in your mouth delicious

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cmdb
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We went here for the second time with some family who had not ever eaten here. It was just as good as the first. The menu is short, but everything is delicious and they have something for everyone. My duck breast was absolutely delicious and I even tried some of the other plates on our table as well such as the beet salad, the crabcake, seared scallops, beef carpaccio, and the homemade ragu pasta. Everything was incredible. The drink menu is also quite extensive. I would recommend the cocktails to anyone and if you like wine or liquor, they have everything you could want. The interesting thing about this place is that it fits somewhere in between fancy and casual. There were some college students nearby us who came here for a better dinner than they could get on campus and then there were some ladies who came together for a nice dinner out. It seems you can come here for any occasion. Overall, highly recommend!

FAQs

Kindred Fare offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (315) 787-0400.

Kindred Fare is rated 4.7 stars by 989 OpenTable diners.

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