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The Gin Mill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
+1 716-699-2350
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On a very cold, snowy February night when the rest of the town seemed to be sleeping through the winter - the Gin Mill in Ellicottville offered us a raoucous evening with wholesome food, good choice of drinks and a live band. Difficult to find a table as the place was packed - but we did- and although we felt... More 

Thank DeeandT
Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stopped here for lunch on our way to Seneca. It was just okay. We arrived around 1:30 pm, and it was hopping, but we found a seat quickly. I ordered fried pickles and the Gin Mill burger wrap, which was a good size, but had an odd flavor I couldn't really put my finger on. The... More 

Thank JillandJoe
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a Monday night. Parking was difficult but I finally managed to find a spot on the corner. The place was FULL. Once I found a seat the staff was quickly attentive and very nice. I has the mushroom and swiss burger with a side of Guinness. The fries and coleslaw were worth the additional price. The price... More 

Thank DannyN73
Akron, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went in on a Thursday night in January - live music in the front and it looked like we weren't going to be able to find a seat but if you push through the crowd, there is seating in the back. Nice dinner after a day on the slopes!

Thank Dan N
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is the first place we stop when coming to Ellicottville. Live bands are real good and the food is tasty. Really miss the Fried Chicken that used to be on the menu.... but the wings are a good substitute

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for breakfast twice and the food was awesome both times. The staff was super friendly and always took care of our needs.

Thank jjr r
Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great choice of beer on tap from local craft beers to top rated national craft beers and , of course, the old favourites! Great for Apres Ski, good vibe and atmosphere. We had the onion rings which were superb as well as the loaded Nachos- delicious with an abundance of jalapeños and olives- just how I like them. Worth a... More 

Thank AneurinRoberts
New Bern, North Carolina
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318 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The bar/restaurant were very average but they had a lot to see on the walls. Service was slow but the there were a lot of folks there. Good place to have lunch and a beer

Thank Guhor1966
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food was the best part of this trip. The restaurant was overcrowded and understaffed. 1 waitress for 12 tables. Long wait for everything. Had my family with me. I will not bring them back again. Lots of other kids but just too dirty for me. And the bathroom, omg I almost walked to a neighboring business for my young child... More 

Thank David S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and the decor has a tonne of character! A fun pub atmosphere with a live band but our server was very grumpy and the washrooms aren't nice at all.

Thank Amanda I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-699-2350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?