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The Old Schoolhouse Inn & Restaurant

28218 State Hwy 206, Downsville, NY 13755
+1 607-363-7814
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
28218 State Hwy 206, Downsville, NY 13755
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I certainly learned a lesson. A clean, attractive facility is no guarantee of good food or value. I joined some friends for dinner at the Schoolhouse. The restaurant is attractive and appealing. It is bright and tastefully decorative and has a relaxed pleasant atmosphere. Service...More

Thank Manwitch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself overflows with country charm and sophistication. There is a large and inviting bar. the back dining room is light and open with both tables and booths. The art is appropriate and meaningful. We especially enjoyed the painting of the covered bridge. Staff...More

Thank Molga
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Passing through the area. Certainly a unique place. Not what you'd expect in such a tiny town. Our overall impression of the place is to rate it a 5, although its not perfect. The schoolhouse and the building with the "hotel" rooms next door have...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a very nice place to go if you want a good meal. Prices are a little high but the food is delicious. If you happen to be there when the owners there ask her to cook for you... It is mouth watering. The...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch and the place was so nice we came back for dinner. Charming and immaculately clean. Service very friendly and quick. Food was good and prices very good. Would certainly come back again and bring friends to see the...More

Thank NancyBrooklyn
Reviewed 4 November 2016

it was a really good time an dinner was great ,we will invite ours family's ,two stop in and see how great your place is, see you all vary soon thanks m howey

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Schoolhouse Inn is cute and must say very clean. Booked the suite for the night, which for $50 extra gave me a 2 person jacuzzi and a steam sauna (ended up not using either grrrr). Beautiful wood floors and tile. Bathroom had a huge 2...More

1  Thank Pam Z
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I was immediately impressed by the old world charm of the outside of the buildings both for the main house and the building just to the left that contained the rooms that we stayed in. The structures kept their style but with modern building materials....More

Thank Gfk328
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. wedding reception went off without a hitch. Our room at the Inn was perfect. Owners are perfectionist. so everything was in its place and clean. room frig looked like a stand. Fit room decor well. We can't say enough about the inn. the...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Traveled to Downsville just to eat at the Old Schoolhouse. Had not been in awhile and we were not disappointed. Ordered the prime rib with mashed potatoes, salad bar (with peel your own shrimp) was included. Great food. We also enjoy the rustic atmosphere.

1  Thank Ddykstra61
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Maureen S
Do you still have Sunday brunch buffet?
7 February 2017|
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Response from Jam1002 | Property representative |
We only do brunch on Holiday weekends, such as Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, etc. But we do serve lunch starting at 11:30 am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28218 State Hwy 206, Downsville, NY 13755
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Downsville
  • Phone Number: +1 607-363-7814
  • E-mail