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Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro

3675 Tichenor Rd, Hector, NY 14841-9675
+1 607-546-4100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tomato soup” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“wine tasting” (33 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3675 Tichenor Rd, Hector, NY 14841-9675
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is another phenomena winery! The young lady doing our tasting was so informative and knowledgeable not only about their wines but about wine in general. Unfortunately they were the last stop in our day and we didn't get to stay as long as we...More

Thank 1Travelgirl08
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Great staff engaging in wine advice & education. Great selection - i loved the reserved Riesling. Food pairing was accompanied by 5 different riesling wines & food was a variety of flavors & textures. Check out their wine club- deliver to NYC!

Thank Marie M
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This past weekend my wife and I were in the Finger Lakes region of New York and decided to stop a wineries we haven't been at for some time, or not at all. O Our first stop was Red Newt. We've both only been to...More

1  Thank trever08
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I visited Rew Newt Cellar on a weekend morning, and you can taste 6 wines for $6 from a wide spectrum of wines, from Riesling, Gewurztrminer to Merlot. The owner is very passionate and knowledgeable in wines. Look forward to their wines coming up in...More

Thank J-R C
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Had lunch at Red Newt and the food was great. Got seated by the pellet burning stove which was nice since it was cold and windy that day.

Thank Deborah S
DavidWhiting, Owner at Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch! Please stop back and see us again.

Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic wine, excellent hosts and great food. Would love to visit using nice weather. The tomato soup was dynamite!

Thank Vandye N
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

The wines were good. Our pourer was interesting character - He was informative but a bit arrogant. I had read about then owners in Summer Glass and felt the loss when the owner wife died. We heard good things about the food but it didn't...More

Thank Queens-cousins
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Three of us stopped there for lunch. Staff very welcoming and food was awesome. All fresh and local. Nice bistro with nice view. We didn't stay for tasting but did enjoy a glass of their wines with our lunch. Would recommend

Thank mariePennsylvania
Reviewed November 10, 2016

This winery offers something for everyone, the wines are value priced. the Bistro is an enjoyable lunch, a nice stopping point on your lake tour.

Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Told to wait as had they had booking for 14, fair enough, but then they let other group of 3 people who came in after us proceed to do tasting SO we left Pity we were buying boxes in each winery - poor service and...More

Thank krayner
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August 15, 2015|
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Response from chicaNewYork | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about gluten free food. Maybe give them a call before you go.
Yasunari I
June 12, 2015|
Response from DavidWhiting | Property representative |
Hi, While we do not allow dogs in our main tasting room or seating area, we usually can accommodate a well behaved dog on our additional outside deck that has a side entrance. Please ask for Katie or Mary Helen when you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3675 Tichenor Rd, Hector, NY 14841-9675
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Hector
  • Phone Number: +1 607-546-4100
  • E-mail
The Red Newt Bistro is a great place to stop for lunch while in the Finger Lakes. We continue a decades long tradition of working closely with local farmers to offer fresh and delicious local fare. Quick service and simple, delicious food sourced from Finger Lakes farms is the perfect complement to a glass of wine on our deck.
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