Nearly all Institution facilities are currently closed to the public in accordance with state, county and organizational responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Access to the Chautauqua grounds is via the Main Gate only. More details here 

Please consult individual establishments' websites or Facebook pages for the most up-to-date hours information.

For a current listing of open local businesses and restaurants in Chautauqua County, visit chqbuylocal.com.

Dining & Grocery

Heirloom Restaurant at the Athenaeum Hotel

Temporarily closed

Athenaeum Hotel | 716.357.5005 | Website

Enjoy delicious salads, barbecue, sandwiches, wine and craft cocktails! Curbside meals and delivery (on-grounds only) are available 11 a.m.–7 p.m. daily. Sit-down porch service at the Athenaeum Hotel is available daily from 4–9 p.m. 


Afterwords Café

Located on Bestor Plaza, above the Chautauqua Bookstore | 716.357.5772 | Facebook Page

The Afterwords Café offers coffee, pastries, soups, paninis and desserts.

Takeout orders will be available seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place your order by telephone (716-357-5772) or from the café entrance. Credit cards only. 

Takeout Menu


Brick Walk Cafe

Located on Bestor Plaza

Gazebo Coffee | 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Daily

Ice Cream | 12–8 p.m. Daily


Plaza Market

Colonnade | 716.294.5268 

Groceries such as fresh produce, milk, eggs, bread and baking needs. Grocery delivery (on-grounds) is available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Delivery available. Place your order by phone.

Grocery Items for Delivery


2 Ames

2 Ames Ave. | Website | Facebook Page

Takeout dining and bakery, wine, beer and cocktails, some essential grocery items.


The Tally-Ho

16 Morris Ave. | 716.357.3325 | Website

Open daily for breakfast and dinner


Farmers Market

Massey Ave., between Main Gate and Bike Rent

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 to 11 a.m., featuring local vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods and other prepared foods.


Bestor Fresh Market

Bestor Plaza 

Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring local vendors selling local vegetables, fruits, poultry, lamb, pork and beef, among other fresh goods.

Shopping & Services

Chautauqua Bookstore

Post Office Building | 716.357.2151 | Website | Facebook Page

Your one stop shop on the grounds for program related books, art supplies, an amazing array of gifts and cards and Chautauqua logo apparel and gifts.


Chautauqua Wearhouse

Colonnade | 716.357.4629 | Facebook Page

Ladies apparel and menswear collection, accessories; unique selection of specialty and premium brands.


GG My Love (two locations)

St. Elmo Concourse & Colonnade | 716.357.4348 | Facebook Page

Women's stylish and unique apparel, jewelry and comfortable shoes.


Gretchen’s Gallery

Colonnade | 716.969.1268 | Facebook Page

Regional art and jewelry, home decor and vintage finds.


Jamestown Cycle Shop Bike Rent

10 Massey Ave. | 716.664.4112 | Website


Pat's at Chautauqua

Colonnade | 716.357.2122 | Facebook Page

Women's apparel, accessories, jewelry, and gift items.


St. Elmo Day Spa

St. Elmo Concourse | 716.357.2224 | Website | Facebook Page

Massage, day spa, and health and beauty services


Vincenza Salon & Spa

Colonnade | 716.450.1081 | Facebook Page