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

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


2 Ames

2 Ames Ave. | Website | Facebook Page

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

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.


The Gallery Store

Strohl Art Center | 716.357.2771 | Website

The Gallery Store represents artists and artisans from across the country and around the world. This museum quality store offers jewelry, leather goods, glass, wood, ceramic and textile works carefully and creatively designed. You can now shop The Gallery Store anytime online!


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