Proof of vaccination is no longer required for entry to the Smith Opera House. Masks are no longer required, though we strongly encourage their use particularly by those unvaccinated, including children. The Smith reserves the right to amend this policy as necessary, including at the request of specific artists or presenters.

Places to dine, drink, stay near the Smith Opera House

The Smith Opera House’s convenient downtown Geneva location is surrounded by lively restaurants, wine bars, hotels and retail shops, and it’s just a short stroll away from the shores of beautiful Seneca Lake.

Dine & Drink (within walking distance of the theater unless otherwise noted)

Beef & Brew: Casual venue offering hearty British & American eats & many beer options in a warm setting.

Bella’s Sicilian Ristorante: Traditional Sicilian fare.

Char Burrito Bar: Casual eatery with burritos, rice bowls and more.

Eddie O’Brien’s Grille & Bar: Casual pub featuring wings, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more.

F2T Kitchen & Bar: This is Ramada Geneva Lakefront’s restaurant and bar, offering farm-to-table cuisine with a view of Seneca Lake.

Finger Lakes Sausage & Beer: Serving 16 varieties of sausages, homemade pastrami burgers and sliders with an extensive selection of craft beer, bottled beer, cider & wine.

Flavors Indian Restaurant: Traditional Indian fare in a sit-down setting.

FLX Fry Bird: Fried chicken, waffles, cocktails, wine, beer, boozy milkshakes and deep-fried desserts.

FLX Table: Intimate eatery with a table for 12, offering a set menu of upscale regional dishes & wine pairings. Note: Reservations required, and meals take a long time, so plan accordingly.

Halsey’s Restaurant: Elegant bistro offers everything from steaks, chops, chicken and seafood to wood-fired pizzas, pastas and vegetarian/vegan fare.

Ichiro Japanese Restaurant: A wide array of authentic Japanese Food, such as Teriyaki Chicken, Tempura Vegetable, Hibachi Steak, Shrimp Yuki Udon, California Roll.

Kindred Fare: Features house-made sausages, breads, pastas, house-butchered meats, locally grown ingredients and sustainably sourced fish and seafood. Menu changes frequently. Two miles from downtown Geneva.

Lake Drum Brewing: Brew pub and cidery that also serves beer and hard cider from other Finger Lakes producers.

Linden Social Club: Craft cocktails and small bites in romantic atmosphere.

Parker’s Grill & Tap House: Burgers, wings, sandwiches, entrees and more in laid back pub atmosphere.

Ports Cafe: Eclectic selection of pastas, entrees, salads and specials. About 4 miles from downtown Geneva.

Twisted Rail Brewing: Craft brewery now offering 12 finely crafted custom brews on tap at the brand new Geneva location.

Accommodations

Belhurst

Fairfield Inn & Suites Geneva

Geneva on the Lake

Hampton Inn by Hilton Geneva

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Geneva Finger Lakes

41 Lakefront

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Geneva NY

More Tourism Information

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection: The Ontario County tourism office has listings and events calendar to help plan your stay.

Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce: More local listings on the Chamber’s events calendar.

Seneca Lake Wine Trail: Information about wineries and winery events around Seneca Lake.

Rochester/Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Trail: A marketing partnership that connects breweries, brew pubs, distilleries, wineries and hard cideries from Rochester through Ontario County and parts of Wayne County.