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Ginny Lee Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner

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Local Cheese Board
Enjoy the new Solar Deck with a mix of locally sourced cheeses & assorted crackers
Crabmeat Rangoons
Blend of crab meat, cream cheese & herbs wrapped in a deep fried wonton. Served with sweet ginger soy sauce.
Served crispy with a Sriracha ranch dip
Three Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Artichoke, fresh spinach and a blend of three cheeses. Baked & served with assorted crackers. Enough for two.
All of our salad dressings are made in house with the highest quality ingredients: Black Sesame Riesling, Ranch, Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Apple Riesling
Upstate House Salad
A mixture of fresh, crisp salad greens, sliced apples, local cheddar, walnuts, tomato & onion. Served with Apple Riesling dressing.
Solar Deck Fruit Salad
Fresh cut seasonal fruit on a bed of Arugula & mixed greens. Served with a Lemon Riesling Vinaigrette.
Chef's Specialty Salad of the Day
Ask your server about our special salad created daily by our Chef.
Cup $2.5
Bowl $3.25
Soup du Jour
Prepared by our kitchen staff each day.
Chef's Reserve French Onion Soup
Classic onion soup featuring our Reserve Red & Reserve White wines, topped with seasoned croutons & melted Provolone.
All sandwiches are served with potato chips, lettuce, tomato, & onion on the side
w/ cheese $10.95
Classic Burger
An 8-oz all beef burger, grilled to your liking & served on a Kaiser roll.
Balsamic Grilled Chicken
Grilled chicken breast, marinated in our white wine balsamic glaze, topped with cheddar cheese & served on Ciabatta bread with a side of smokey bacon aioli.
Asiago Steak
A 6-oz grilled sirloin steak topped with Asiago cheese & caramelized onions. Served on a steak roll with herb aioli.
Crispy Chicken Sandwich
Crispy fried chicken breast topped with bacon and our own Sled Dog Doppelbock honey mustard sauce, served on ciabatta bread.
Add marinated strips of grilled chicken $2.0
The Vegetarian
Tuscan mix of mushroom, tomato and zucchini, topped with provolone & served on herb focaccia with a pesto cream.
All sandwiches are served with potato chips
Hot Turkey Club
Thinly sliced smoked turkey on French bread, topped with tomato, bacon & cheddar cheese blend, oven baked & served open faced with an herb mayo.
Lakeside Chicken
Marinated chicken breast on a bed of fresh baby spinach, grilled & topped with our Chardonnay bleu cheese sauce & tomatoes, served open faced on French bread.
All wraps are served with potato chips.
Brew Pub Beef & Cheddar
House roasted Top Sirloin with NYS Cheddar cheese. Served with lettuce, tomato, & onion on a Kaiser roll with our homemade Sled Dog Doppelbock mustard.
Southwest TBLT
Thinly sliced turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato & roasted peppers. Served on Focaccia Bread with a side of Chipotle Aioli.
Chicken, Bacon & Bleu Wrap
Marinated grilled chicken breast strips with crisp bacon, crumbly bleu cheese, romaine lettuce, tomato & onion in an herb wrap with Italian dressing.
Tequila Lime Chicken Wrap
Marinated grilled chicken breast strips with romaine lettuce, salsa, guacamole & our special Tequila lime sour cream in an herb wrap.
add pepperoni $0.5
Italian Classic Flatbread
Traditional pie topped with classic tomato sauce & heaped with our special blend of cheese.
Chef's Pizza of the Day
A special pizza created by Chef Mitchell each day!
Three-Cheese Garlic
Garlic butter sauce topped with parmesan, cheddar & mozzarella.
Veggie Pizza
Classic red sauce topped with peppers, mushrooms, onions & mozzarella.
French Fries
Texas Toothpicks
Battered & deep fried onion & jalapeno straws accompanied with Ranch dressing
Pint $3.25
Pitcher $12.5
Old Fashioned Root Beer
by Wagner Brewing Co.
Glass $3.0
Bottle $7.0
Blush Grape Juice
by Wagner Vineyards
Glass $2.25
Refill $0.75
Kid's Cup $1.85
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Ginger Ale, Sierra Mist, Dr. Pepper, Pink Lemonade, Iced Tea, Raspberry Tea
Hot Chocolate
"Closed for the Season The Cafe is closed for the winter season. We will reopen in Mid-March for Spring hours (Fri 11am-3pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-3pm)". The Ginny Lee Cafe has seasonal hours that change throughout the year. Please confirm open hours on our website. With a delightful selection of foods that utilizes only the freshest fruits and vegetables, all of our menus have been designed to complement and enhance the medal-winning estate wines of Wagner Vineyards and craft brewed beers from Wagner Valley Brewing Co. Designed with a vista overlooking the vineyards and Seneca Lake, the Ginny Lee is the ideal place to enjoy a delightful and relaxing meal whether on a casual outing or for a
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Deli
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to stop along the Seneca wine trail for food and wine tasting of Wagner Vineyards. I liked the menu which had a recommended wine to go with each food item. So you got to try a Wagner wine or beer while eating. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 403darlenen
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Stopped for lunch, very welcoming to our 5 year old daughter. Great food paired with a beer and a glass of wine for the wife. Definite stop on the way thru next time.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roving797127
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. The cafe is connected to the Wagner Vinyard, whose wine it serves. We were seated immediately at a window seat. Service was friendly and prompt. The sandwiches were very tasty. Prices were about what was to be expected.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We stopped here for lunch during our wine trip, and it was delicious. Service was quick and friendly and the view was spectacular. We all ordered sandwiches and were pleased with all of them. Will definetely stop here next time we are in the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank city2country
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Wagner has a good reputation for beer and wine but this cafe was an extreme disappointment. We started with Calamari that basically looked like onion rings out of a frozen bag. We ate sanwhiches and soup. I asked for a small side salad instead of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My family stops here every year during our annual trip to Seneca Lake. We have all had multiple things on the menu and have never run into anything we didn't like. You really can't beat the view, especially if you can sit on the porch....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Our party of four for lunch chose Calamari as an appetizer. Along with that we had the Special salad of the day with berries, greens, goat cheese and Walnuts. An Upstate house salad with chicken and a Bacon Blue burger. All were great and with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HarryRCT
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We went here for lunch 3 days in row while visiting the Watkins Glen area. Daily specials were wonderful. Friendly staff. Very reasonable prices and good portions. Spend some time and take a tour of the winery as well. Visit their LARGE koi pond too!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank WeLoveDisneyland
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Excellent cafe for lunch in the middle of your wine tour. The food is delicious. Sit on the porch for a lovely view of the lake.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Loved having lunch on the covered patio facing the lake. Service and food was good. Convenient to being on the same grounds of Wagner Brewery and Winery.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mbaptiste311
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16 September 2015|
Response from travelfun201 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do. You might want to contact them directly regarding their hours as they begin their off season schedule in October.
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