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The Watermark

188 S Erie St, Mayville, NY 14757-1211
+1 716-753-2900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (18 reviews)
“shrimp” (12 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
188 S Erie St, Mayville, NY 14757-1211
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

The seafood is really great I had the grilled halibut and my wife had the scallops both were fresh and well prepared. Also the bread is fantastic, My wife never eats bread she asked to buy three loaves to take home. Ask to sit on...More

Thank dsands
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Service was very good too. Atmosphere was great.... however very disappointed that they do not take American Express!

Thank fdevilling
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This place has a lot of atmosphere but it's also loud. There is also seating outdoors with a lake view. I had a fried seafood plate and it was so greasy, I had to peel the breading off. I would have returned it except we...More

1  Thank mtab
Reviewed August 16, 2018

When in the Chautauqua area, with the sun starting to to set, the question start to pop up: where do we eat tonight? A daunting proposition, especially since there aren't that many places that stand out in the area. Rest easy if your choice is...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This place was packed when we arrived, and once we got our meal, we learned why! Everything was delicious! Our favorites were the crab cakes and the Salmon & Scallops. Beautiful location on the water was a plus.

Thank KateLorain
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We three went early, as we had a show at Chautauqua at 8:15, so we came in around 5:45pm. They don’t take reservations for parties under 5 people but the place filled up very quickly! Inside AND outside! The service was very fast and efficient;...More

Thank Leslierx
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We eat here almost every trip we make to Chautauqua. The food this time was just fair but the staff was very nice and the prices are ok. The drinks were great. We got the breaded haddock and the seafood pasta. The pasta didn't have...More

Thank PAski88
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated my parent’s 50th anniversary here last evening. We ate on the deck and enjoyed beautiful views of Chautauqua Lake while dining on delicious meals. We were all very pleased with our meals, especially the steak. The server was knowledgeable, kind and prompt -...More

Thank AllWhoWander71
Reviewed July 26, 2018

$100 for (2) small bowls of microwave heated soup, (2) limp lettuce salads, (2) very ordinary rolls (no butter), and (2) pre-prepared and (probably reheated) “baked” seafood dishes consisting of 3 shrimp, 3 sea scallops, and a piece of haddock; all swimming in a sort-of...More

Thank jackhorst1
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The Watermark was recommended to us by the owner of our B&B we stayed at and it is one of the best restaurants we have eaten at in a long time! The food is excellent! Presented very attractively and the staff was very attentive and...More

Thank hungerman2014
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July 11, 2016|
Response from carol c | Reviewed this property |
Suggest that you call the restaurant to find out if dogs are allowed in the outdoor area.
June 22, 2016|
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Response from auditor45 | Reviewed this property |
They are only open weekends up to June 24th 2016 and thereafter daily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 S Erie St, Mayville, NY 14757-1211
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Mayville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-753-2900
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