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Reviewed March 4, 2021

Spectacular meal and wine. Very creative menu and ideal presentation of dishes. The ambiance was warm and inviting.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 28, 2021 via mobile

The food and service are among the best I have ever had. The specials are always very interesting. Our server Steve was awesome. Knew the dishes, preparations, and made it happen. Can't say enough positive.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed December 19, 2020

This was my first visit and I was impressed! From the moment you walk in, the Christmas decor sets the tone for a fantastic experience. Top notch service, wonderful menu and great wine. The only obvious area of improvement is to work on the wine...supply. They only had 1 bottle of the first red we tried, and they were out of other ones. Overall, one of the best meals you will find.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 14, 2020 via mobile

These are very difficult times. It is difficult to be social and difficult to be in a restaurant. Brewster Inn In Cazenovia New York, has mastered the technique of social distancing, cleanliness and safety for its patrons. The bar has seats divided by plexiglass windows,...the restaurant is no more than 50% seated, there are ultraviolet-C lights cleansing the air. The staff is fastidious in there cleaning of tables and chairs. The outdoor patio remains open with good airflow, heaters, and greater than 6 feet social distancing. The food remains impeccable and the staff are attentive and concerned for the safety of their patrons. We feel safe here and enjoy the experience and the food. Simply stated, in these difficult times, this is a great place for dinner. Russell and Nancy SilvermanMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 2, 2020 via mobile

A great Friday dinner on the patio! Calamari, crab cake, Chevre salad, Maytag salad, Sea bass & Berkshire pork. Everything very tasty and well seasoned, with an excellent bottle of Macon- Villages! Doug was also an awesome waiter for the evening.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 17, 2020

We went to Sunday brunch recently at Brewster Inn. The scruffy maitre d' was rude and unpleasant; it was very obvious he does not like his job. The waitress, however, was very welcoming and gracious. (I wish I could mention her name but she did...not have a name tag.) The food was very good and the lake view was amazing!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 21, 2020

This was truly an enjoyable experience. Brad, the bartender, was a joy. He was informative and made delicious drinks (Jalapeno Margarita). It was our first time in Cazenovia dropping off our daughter to college and this place was so relaxing after a stressful move-in day....The view of Lake Cazenovia was beautiful and the information that Brad provided about the things to do and see was really wonderful. We tried a few suggestions and It was great advice! we will definitely return!More

Date of visit: August 2020
BrewsterInnCazenovia, Owner at The Brewster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2020

Thank you so much for the kind words! We truly appreciate you taking time to do a review.

Reviewed July 17, 2020 via mobile

Friday night fish fry is a highlight of our summers over the past few years! Can get fried or broiled fish. Friendly service too!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 23, 2020

Great place to eat. It's finer dining and solid food. Good place to book say a large party. Steak and really all the food are quite solid. It's a nice place with solid ambience.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed June 7, 2020

Bravo! Wonderful execution regarding outdoor seating within the phase 2 guidelines required by NYS. The food was excellent, the waiter was as well. I’m so sorry I didn’t get his name. My only thought was that it was cool by the water. Obviously, not a...restaurant issue ( they did have a few outdoor heaters) Not a complaint because Yeah! We are out of our houses eating good food and viewing a beautiful lake.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Response from Caitlin G | Property representative |
Nice! Thanks for bringing them to see us! We do always recommend reservations, what time works best for you? And yes, I will note that you would like a window table. Porch or bar preferable?
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  • Yes, The Brewster Inn Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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  • The Brewster Inn Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5