Finger Lakes, NY - Travelers of Routes 5 and 20 have a new resource at their fingertips, a pocket map published by the Routes 5 and 20 Marketing Committee, highlighting the local food favorites along the iconic route between Skaneateles and Darien. 

A variety of organizations including the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, Livingston County Chamber of Commerce, Finger Lakes Visitors Connection Ontario County, Cayuga County Office of Tourism and Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce ran a survey to find out the locals’ favorite places to eat. The map covers 135 miles of the “Authentic American Road” and has 50 local food favorites in different categories.

Some of the local favorites include:

Best “Foodie” Fun JELL-O Gallery Museum, LeRoy

Best Nostalgic Diner Pok-A-Dot, Batavia

Best “Brave” Burger Tom Wahl’s Restaurant, Avon

Best Homemade Soup American Hotel, Lima

Best Juices Red Jacket Orchards, Geneva

Best International Food Rheinblick German Restaurant, Canandaigua

Best Organic Food Elderberry Pond Country Foods, Auburn

Best Menu for “Foodies” Moro’s Table, Auburn

Best Food with a View The Sherwood Inn, Skaneateles

Best Lobster Bisque The Inn Between, Camillus

“So many people take highways and thruways and have no idea what they are missing by doing that. Routes 5 and 20 is a truly iconic road with plenty of gems. This year the Routes 5 and 20 committee chose to highlight the great food along the road and I think people are going to be pleasantly surprised by all the tasty treats they’ll find along the way,” said AJ Shear, Communications Manager for the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection.

For more information about Routes 5 and 20 or to request a map listing all 50 of the Best of the Best visit These pocket maps will be distributed through various affinity groups and in response to an extensive PR campaign put together with the Routes 5 and 20 Committee.

Contact: AJ Shear, Routes 5 and 20 Committee 585-394-3915