The Athenaeum Hotel :: Heirloom Restaurant

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Restaurant temporarily closed; Lobby Lounge open, with limited food menu

The Athenaeum Hotel is delighted to offer delivery, curbside meals and porch service. Enjoy delicious salads, barbecue, sandwiches, wine, beer and craft cocktails! Curbside pickup or delivery (on-grounds only) are available daily from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. via ordering online online or by calling 716-357-5005. Sit-down porch service at the Athenaeum Hotel is available daily from 4–9 p.m. Reservations are accepted by calling 716-357-5005

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Friday & Saturday Specials

Yuengling Battered Walleye | $24
Served with french fries, cole slaw, house tartar sauce, side salad and roll. 

12oz Slow Roasted Thyme and Black Pepper Crusted Prime Rib | $36
Served with baked potato, seasonal vegetable, beef au jus, horseradish aioli, side salad and roll.


Specials for August 10–16

BBQ Brisket Pulled Flatbread | $12
With caramelized onions, cheddar, mozzarella and fresh herbs.

Pork Belly Noodle Bowl | $24
Sous vide pork belly, noodles, poached egg, shaved vegetables, crispy garlic and chili sauce.

Pan Seared Halibut with Romesco Sauce | $32
Served with choice of two sides.

Herb and Garlic Marinated Grilled Hanger Steak | $32
Served with chimichurri and choice of two sides.

Covid-19 Safety:
We are committed to protecting the safety and health of guests and staff as our first priority. Heirloom and the Athenaeum Hotel have worked closely with Chautauqua Institution to ensure operations consist of the highest standards of cleanliness, social distancing, and use of personal protective equipment. Covid planning for safety has been developed in conjunction with recommendations from the CDC, OSHA, and NY State Department of Health.  For a full detail of how we are working to keep you safe you can request a copy of Heirlooms NY Forward Safety Plan by contacting the hotel at 716-357-4444.


Curbside Pickup:
Curbside ordering is available online or by calling 716-357-5005. To access the hotel, please enter Chautauqua through the Main Gate and see the attendant. Proceed to the hotel via Janes Ave and park in designated curbside parking, alert Heirloom of your arrival by calling 716-357-5005, and let the operator know how you would like your order loaded in your vehicle. Heirloom Restaurant is committed to minimizing contact during pickup to protect guest and staff safety.


Pickup is available at the counter on Janes Ave. For your safety we encourage you to place your order online or by calling ahead at 716-357-5005. Check the whiteboard on Janes Avenue when you arrive to see if your order is ready before approaching the desk. If you are coming from outside of the Chautauqua Grounds please use the Main Gate Entrance and access the hotel via Janes Avenue.