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Ship Lantern Inn

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1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
+1 845-795-5400
16:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 12:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at this old world restaurant twice. Same waiter both times - he has been there 59 years - fabulous gentleman. The service is superb - the food is wonderful. It is so nice to know that places like this still exist.

Thank robin3793
Gardiner, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had our son's rehearsal dinner here and they did an outstanding job. Mike was wonderful to work with. I can't say enough great things about the staff, food and environment. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank markelaina2
Marlboro, New York
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I took my daughter here for her birthday. We went at 6PM on a Sunday evening and found it busier than I thought it would be. Luckily we had a reservation and our table was just being set up. We were greeted friendly by each person that came to the table. My daughter had the escargot and I had steam... More 

Thank beaglefan22
Hopewell Junction, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and I have been dining at The Ship Lantern since 1985 when we celebrated our 15th anniversary. Since then we go there for anniversaries, Valentines Day, birthdays and dinner with special friends. Our last visit was in early December 2016. The service is perfect as is the atmosphere. The menu is varied and the food is excellent. We... More 

Thank William D
New Paltz, New York
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121 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Chosen for a family celebration, party of three. No one at the front door to greet and seat, but the corner table was ready, though it took several minutes for our waiter to take our drink order; then another several minutes before taking our orders. What was particularly disappointing was although a specific request for no anchovies for one of... More 

Thank SteveMHV
Hyde Park, New York
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171 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

After many years of driving by this place and saying we should go there, we finally did and we were stupid for not going sooner. What a great place. The atmosphere had an old school feel and the food was great. We had a bunch of appetizers and they were all excellent. Around the table we had the Cioppino, sea... More 

Thank Mike Z
Cold Spring, New York
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Guests and newspapers have said it all but I need to say it too.Magnificent. Impeccable service from a tuxedo clad wait staff,demanding owner on the prowl, historic ambiance and...phenomenal food. No wonder there are reviews from people who have been going here 50 years. Seated in front of the crackling fireplace and watching roast duck being doused with brandy and... More 

Washingtonville, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible fruit flies all over the bread. Was told nothing could be done about it. Should close and be exterminated. Over priced. Do not order the lobster tails. Never again !

Thank Mary B
West Point, New York
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a friend visiting from out of town and have driven by this location several times with a desire to go. The restaurant did not disappoint. We arrived early for our reservation and they willingly seated us. The location is lovely and easy to get to. The restaurant is well apportioned and you'd don't feel shoe-horned in like some... More 

Thank yugtac
Highland, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Sometimes you just want white table clothes and flambeed duck. Such is the meal at the Ship Lantern Inn. Enjoy it.

Thank Helen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 845-795-5400

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