were driving back from Philadelphia and were about thirty five
minutes from Rochester when we stopped in Seneca Falls for dinner.
Henry B's is right on the Main Street and may be the only place
to go for dinner in these parts because they were busy. We didn't
have reservations but they squeezed us in.
It is a very comfortable, bare brick wall, tin ceiling, old New
York kind of place. Our server explained that they were a family
style restaurant and they encouraged sharing. There were three
of us and one of us was my mother-in-law. She suggested sharing
a big steak. We delicately maneuvered the choices in the direction
of shrimp and chicken and then settled on
e Pollo - Chunks of roasted chicken breast in a shiitake mushroom,
Marsala sauce with Parmigiano Reggiano over rigatoni - $23.95
alla Siciliano - Jumbo shrimp, pan seared with extra virgin olive
oil, garlic, onion, currants & pine nuts, served with braised
greens - $28.95
I snagged these descriptions from henrybs.com
where they have their menu posted. The portions were huge and
easily made a second meal the next night. They dishes were distinctive
We started with a Lobster Bisque soup special that was served
in an acorn squash. It was out of this world. I ordered the
di Casa* - European cucumbers, tomatoes & olives over
a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce served with a house vinaigrette
salad was simple, fresh and delicious. The marinated olives tranported
me to Europe or at least as far as Rubinos.
Work up an appetite on the way out here. This is a friendly, fun
pace with great food.