5 of the Best Restaurants in Chautauqua, Ny

Though visitors might come to our top-rated Chautauqua hotel for many different reasons, there’s always one thing our guests have in common: they all need to eat. Luckily, we have a ton of incredible restaurants close by. So whether you’re staying at The Spencer Hotel & Spa to attend some Chautauqua Institution lectures or touring the many vineyards in the region, make sure to visit some of these restaurants in Chautauqua, NY!

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Visit These Restaurants in Chautauqua, NY

Andriaccios Restaurant in Mayville, NY

Andriaccios Restaurant is just a quick three-minute drive from The Spencer Hotel & Spa and serves Italian cuisine. You can get everything from delicious sub sandwiches (called bombers) to gourmet pizzas to expertly prepared filet mignon. This is a great restaurant to visit if you have a larger group. There truly is something to please everyone on this menu, including gluten-free pasta options.

Italian Fisherman in Bemus Point, NY

Italian Fisherman is a staple around these parts. You can enjoy some classic American food by the beautiful Chautauqua Lake. Make sure to try something from their drink menu, like the Tanktales, the restaurant’s spin on cocktails. The Tank-a-Rita, their version of a margarita, comes with Trianon tequila, triple sec, lime, orange, sours, and a salty rim. If you prefer something more upscale, select from their Classico Gourmet menu, which features Italian classics, like rosemary-infused osso buco pork shank served with gnocchi in a porcini-truffle marsala sauce.

The Parkview

Located about 20 minutes from The Parkview, this restaurant serves delicious, fresh food made with locally purchased ingredients when possible. The lunch menu features delicious sandwiches, piled high with meats and cheeses, incredible salads with homemade dressings, or scrumptious soups made fresh everyday. The dinner menu a mix of classic French, Italian, and American cuisine. Definitely try the steamed mussels, The Parkview’s award-winning starter that comes with bacon and gouda or covered in a rich white wine butter sauce.


For a great local beer and a quality meal made from scratch, stop by Guppy’s! Select from their menu of seafood, soups, salads, wings, and pizzas, as well as their wide selection of craft beers. They also offer daily specials, like BBQ Thursdays. Make sure to save room for the homemade desserts, like the peanut butter ice cream pie or the vanilla bean cheesecake (which is also gluten-free!). As their motto says, “when you’re here you’re among friends.”

Eat at The Spencer Hotel & Spa

Every weekday during the Chautauqua Institution’s season, The Spencer Hotel & Spa offers a delicious dinner! We’re serving up classic American cuisine, cooked fresh in-house. There’s no place more convenient serving up a more scrumptious dinner than in our very own inn!

Stay at The Spencer Hotel & Spa

After you’ve tried these incredible restaurants in Chautauqua, NY, return to The Spencer Hotel & Spa for a wonder night’s rest. Our unique, literary-themed Chautauqua accommodations are the perfect place to end your day. Whether you’re visiting to attend the Chautauqua Institute concerts or hike the beautiful trails nearby, a trip to our luxury hotel spa is needed! We offer treatments for the hands and feet, facials, massages, scrubs, and wrap. Book your room today!