Central + Western New York

Restaurants in Central + Western New York

Stop in for a latte and panini and conversation with locals. The restaurant is named for Zuzu in It’s a Wonderful Life.

Lunch on smoked-duck salad or French onion soup on the broad, sunny deck overlooking Wagner’s vineyards.

The brit-inspired restaurant serves fancy grilled pork loin but also fish and chips and great pasta dishes.

Sample the award-winning wine list and French country cuisine, made with organic produce from the restaurant's garden.

Popular with locals, the taproom section has dependable pub fare like ribs, brisket, chicken, and burgers.

The carhops deliver burgers at this retro joint.

Edward Moro did stints in Napa and Oregon wine country before becoming head chef at the Mirbeau Inn & Spa, in the Finger Lakes resort town of Skaneateles.

The famous salad dressing was invented here, and only 5,000 bottles are now made of it each year. It’s ladled generously, though, at the historic dining room.