The Brown Hound Bistro is where locals & visitors alike go to feel welcome,
to celebrate and to eat fantastic, flavorful Finger Lakes food!
Enjoy fine dining in a cozy, casual atmosphere in the heart of the Finger Lakes.
Located between Canandaigua and Naples, in South Bristol, the Brown Hound offers
brunch, dinner, catering, private parties, wine dinners and more...all with a focus
on local foods and Finger Lakes wines.
Our inviting location, just three miles south of Bristol Mountain, is steeped in
Finger Lakes history.
We are on the Canandaigua Wine Trail, neighbors with Arbor Hill Grapery, only minutes
from Naples, Canandaigua, Bristol Harbour and the lake. The Brown Hound resides in
a charming 100-year-old house. With 20 seats in our dining room, enjoy unique intimacy
and personal attention. When the weather allows, the deck provides European countryside
ambiance under a red & cream awning and an additional 35 seats for dining al fresco.
The décor is an eclectic blend of rustic touches, local art and hound accents.
The Culinary Team at the Hound, composed of owner Trish Aser, Head Chef Evan Schapp,
Sous Chef Grayson Czarnecki, Pastry chef Emmy Wilk and a dedicated support crew,
combines a wealth of skill, creativity & passion to bring to your table a unique
and expertly prepared menu that is always delightfully presented. We strive to reflect
the quality & freshness that local producers provide. Three consecutive Willy Frank
Awards recognize our committment to Finger Lakes wines. We are a member of the Pride
of New York and Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty and buy from the many local farmers,
growers and small-scale manufacturers that dot our countryside. The menu is prepared
with simply the best ingredients we can find!
The Brown Hound brings a level of friendly, casual service that is always professional.
Accommodating, courteous and efficient, the servers at the Brown Hound are light-hearted
and approachable. We work daily to be educated about all the elements of your experience
so that we may satisfy your needs on every level.