The Bistro

The Thirsty Owl Bistro specializes in incorporating fresh, local ingredients into our delicious dishes and plates of wine-friendly cuisine – from appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, beef, seafood and much more – our seasonal and unique menus keep our guests coming back for more.

Bistro is open 4 days a week: Fri., Sat., Sun. & Mon. from 11:30 am - 5 pm. Closed Tues., Wed. & Thursdays

*Walk-ins only, no reservations or call aheads 

Bistro Hours

Bistro is open 4 days a week, Fri., Sat., Sun. & Mon. from 11:30 am- 5 pm 

CLOSED on Tue., Wed. & Thurs.

We are SO happy to see you! Our menu reflects our commitment to provide you with fresh seasonal food and a unique "wine country style" dining experience. Come relax on our expansive lawn or on our open air patio, all with a breathtaking view of Cayuga Lake and our beautiful vineyards!

Aaron Thomas
Executive Chef

We welcome our new Executive Chef, Aaron Thomas, who has taken over the Bistro at Thirsty Owl as of July 2020.  He has been Assistant Chef here since 2016, and we are very excited to have him at the helm of the Bistro. Aaron has over 20 years of cooking and restaurant experience and has had the priviledge of learning from and training under some of the greatest culinary minds in the Finger Lakes area. He plans on continuing the tradition of fresh dishes in the spirit of wine-inspired foods made with local and seasonal ingredients.

“I am very much looking forward to meeting all of you and can't wait to share my culinary passions with you to experience through my food. My new menu is something I'm very excited about, and hope you will be too."

When Aaron isn't in the kitchen, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and a good 18 holes of golf. 

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