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Hardware Cafe and General Store

566 Main, Fair Haven, NY 13064
+1 315-947-6700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (12 reviews)
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
566 Main, Fair Haven, NY 13064
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Stopped here on a scooter ride. There was 3 of us. I had the grilled cheese-cheddar-panini, hubby had a BLT, with turkey and our friend had grilled ham and cheese panini. Chips and a pickle came with each sandwich. The waitress was friendly and personable....More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Four of us had breakfast at the Hardware Cafe. We each had something different and it was all delicious. Highlights: pancakes, corned beef hash and crispy, thin bacon.

Thank Peg4157
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Quite a unique cafe. Excellent breakfast and friendly staff. We sat inside but there's tables outside, also. There is also a small gift shop with beautiful locally produced items.

Thank Beverly J F
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We went there to eat after we walked Sterling Nature Center. This is a very quaint store/restaurant. The servers were very nice and took our order in a timely fashion. The place was busy, but we got our food in a reasonable amount of time....More

Thank Charlene B
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We loved the unique environment and the servers and hostess were extra nice and friendly during this, our first visit. The food was delicious and we loved the breads...very tasty. But, for a place that was not packed full...we waited quite awhile for our fiid...something...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Friendly staff, but I wasn't overly pleased with my meal. My burger was tough and greasy. My husband liked his burger. There aren't many choices in town.

Thank donnadavidh2016
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This honestly was once a hardware store, and they have kept that vintage charm: the original (creaky and uneven, but NOT in a bad way at all) wood floors. There are wooden booths that look out onto Main Street, a counter, and even a soda...More

Thank RachelleAllen
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast while camping at Fairhaven Beach State Park and were not disappointed. As the title says, it was a very unique place. I loved the open floor plan and all the odd and touristic things for sale. The...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Friendly staff....good food....very quaint atmosphere...it is very good place to visit for breakfast or lunch. It is a place that the locals frequent so that should tell you something.

Thank erobinson429
Reviewed December 6, 2016

I was visiting NY this December and stopped, several times, at my favorite place, the Hardware Café and General store. I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Dan Duggan and Peggy Lynn Christmas concert last weekend. The music was outstanding, the food...More

Thank Jeanne B
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Melissa L
July 14, 2017|
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Response from erobinson429 | Reviewed this property |
I believe their summer hours are : Sunday thru Wednesday 8-3 Thursday thru Saturday 8-7
May 27, 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Most days it's 8-2 pm, a little longer on Saturdays (8-4 pm)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 566 Main, Fair Haven, NY 13064
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Fair Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 315-947-6700
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