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The Watermark

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188 S Erie St, Mayville, NY 14757-1211
+1 716-753-2900
11:30 - 09:30
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Right on the shores of Chautauqua Lake, with indoor and outdoor (covered) dining. This is definitely the best view of the lake! They specialize in all types of fish & seafood and for being in western NY - far away from any fresh fish markets, it is very good.They also have lots of tempting steaks and pastas. It is open... More 

Thank Cindy F
Oviedo, Fl.
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a rehearsal dinner here so I cannot comment on a normal dinner night---but as far as food and service it was very good! Some of the people from the area said it is very good and go there regularly. The fact that it is on the lake makes the location great! We really enjoyed it.

Thank alioopOviedo_Fl_
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great food.. best around. everyone has full and satisfied only downfall just dinner hours in September from 4:30 until?

Thank Shane M
Bemus Point, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We eat at the Watermark at least once a week and love it. It's great to sit by the lake and have wonderful seafood, service and all at a very reasonable price for fine dining with a view.

1 Thank gpsdmw5437
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Seated in a timely manner by a window. Food was excellent (Shrimp tower and French onion soup). Others in my party equally happy. Carrot cake was amazing. Would go again without hesitation.

Thank Ginny0871
Dunedin, Florida
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781 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wonderful selection of fish and she'll fish. Had a whole lobster with choice of side....try the daily risotto selection...and mixed grenade salad. Blue cheese dressing was thick with cheese . . Locall brews, many wines and prosecco. Grab a window seat to dine outside. Great servers.

Thank DianneWheatley
East Aurora, New York
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It's the end of the season, so we weren't sure what to expect. It was perfect. We had great good, good beer, and a view of the lake. It was the perfect way to enjoy our time in Chautauqua. I ordered the Watermark Halibut. The fish was good but not the best I've ever had. What made the dish was... More 

Thank Kathleen H
Oxford, Ohio
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We didn't get a reservation but lucked out and had outdoor seating as close to the water as is possible there, a nice view of the lake, people docking at the little drive-up marina, etc. (The indoor seating seemed a little dark, but there were window tables that certainly would have been just dandy on a cool day.) On that... More 

Thank deben44
Dayton, Ohio
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164 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

There were six of us on Sunday night and the place was not crowded. Some people were sitting outside on the covered patio and we wondered what happened to them when a sudden rainstorm came up! I had Faroe Island salmon with Caribbean sauce, accompanied by green beans and house salad and it was delicious. Plenty to eat and enough... More 

Thank an2net_10
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

With the most delightful evening view of the lake, and a handsome restaurant setting, it is hard to believe the food could be so disappointing. The service was sloppy but sincere so we can forgive that, but the flounder stuffed with crab was clearly reheated frozen fish that was dry and tasteless with a sauce that was mushy, greasy and... More 

Thank galeshawpatron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?