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Drake's Inn

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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263 Rte 28, Inlet, NY 13360-1605
+1 315-357-5181
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Oneida, NY
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

First this: the food is good, portions just right, and prices very reasonable. But ... We were there on a Thursday for breakfast. One one other couple seated in the dining room. It took the waitress a good 10 minutes to "notice" us. Once she finally got around to taking our order, it was another 30 minutes before breakfast arrived.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This is a small, kind of throwback Italian place that we really enjoy. Their marinara sauce is always flavorful and sweet. I see a lot of families, couples and all ages so it's not uncool to bring younger kids. There is a cute little bar. Service is never lightning fast, but it's worth the wait for us as its a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This is the best place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don't come here in a hurry. Relax. That's why you are on vacation.

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1 Thank Leo S
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Food was okay (n terrible, not great) and the prices were okay. But service was insanely slow. There were an adequate number of wait staff for the number of patrons so I assume the hold up had to be in the kitchen. Took me 30 minutes just to get my intro garden salad and 45 minuets to get my entree,... More 

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Milton, Vermont
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We have gone to Drakes for many years since my wife's family has owned property in Inlet since the 1950's. The property was sold several years ago and we have made trips to Inlet every few years since then. Went there for lunch the first week of Aug 2015. Very disappointed this time. The atmosphere is homey and clean, which... More 

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Thank Raymond M
Tonawanda, New York
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

we were very disappointed with Drakes- we had not been there in years- and we had very bad service, and the food took forever. I ordered a "super salad" - and was told it had to be made special by the chef- so I was really looking forward to a nice salad. What I got after an hour -was iceberg... More 

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buffalo,ny
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I like it almost in spite of myself. Good place to go for dinner if you like yesterday's menu; think "comfort food." Not particularly hospitable or friendly to a solo traveler. What I like is a certain authenticity and the absence of surprises. Food's someplace around a little better than average, but I'm not a foodie.

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Canandaigua, New York
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Stopped in for lunch a couple of times. Service was slow but the food was very good. Guess it all balances out.

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1 Thank Debra C
Cortland, New York
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We chose to eat at Drakes because it has always been there , the food always good , and the service quick . The vegetable soup and the french dressing on theh salad is always on the menu , and always good . We had not been there in many years - but the experience was still a good one... More 

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las vegas
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Hope you have two hours for dinner on a Friday or Saturday night. Relax with a couple of cocktails before you go to dinner here.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 Rte 28, Inlet, NY 13360-1605
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 315-357-5181

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