Take Dad Out to Lunch on His Day

This Father’s Day, it’s your turn to pick up the tab. Show your Dad how much you appreciate him by treating him to celebrate Father’s Day at these top lunch spots near Watkins Glen, Penn Yan, and Geneva.

Jerlando’s Ristorante & Pizza Co.

A taste of Italy comes to the heart of downtown Watkins Glen with Jerlando’s Ristorante & Pizza Co. This family-owned restaurant has been serving up the finest varieties of pizza and pasta for over 20 years.

Every pie is made to order with your choice of over a dozen toppings. Gluten-free pizza is available upon request. There’s also delicious pasta like carbonara and linguini al la puttanesca to try if you’re not in the mood for a slice.

Meat lovers can rejoice, too. There’s lots savory dishes like veal marsala, shrimp scampi, and chicken parmigiana.

If you’re looking to get lunch for the whole office or for a party, Jerlando’s can help there with their catering service. Order out for salads or hot pasta any time.

Nickel’s Pit BBQ

Looking for some smoky, sweet, and savory BBQ with a side of live music? Come by Nickel’s Pit BBQ.

This rustic looking spot brings everyone in the downtown area together for a good time. With local beer on tap and their own specialty BBQ sauces, you know you’re getting both the real BBQ experience and drinking locally.

You’ll have your choice between every type of BBQ, from dry rub to smoke meats smothered in sauce. There’s ribs, pulled pork, and brisket, plus all your favorite sides like beer battered onion rings and pickles.

Stop in some time to see who’s playing on stage, or just walk by and follow the smell of slow cooked BBQ.

The Penn Yan Diner

For an upstate New York institution, you have to stop into the Penn Yan Diner. Since 1925 this traditional looking diner has been service breakfast and lunch into the early afternoon seven days a week.

Both inside and out, their dining car has that classic diner look at feel. Once you grab a seat, you’ll have a choice between some delicious eggs, sandwiches, or their legendary pancakes.

This family-owned spot is committed to great customer service that makes you feel welcomed. Both their friendly service and well-made flavorful food contribute to the great atmosphere they’ve created.

Stop by this award-winning diner to try their delicious breakfast food or a savory cheeseburger or Rueben for lunch.

Lunch Is Served

This Father’s Day show your Dad you care by taking him to celebrate Father’s Day at these top lunch spots near Watkins Glen, Penn Yan, and Geneva. Whether he’s in the mood for Italian, BBQ, or classic American diner food, he’ll love getting this treat from you.

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