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Colonial Lodge

2630 Rt 41 A, Bear Swamp, Moravia, NY 13118
+1 315-496-9401
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Great food and service”
4 Feb 2017
“Delightful place”
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2630 Rt 41 A, Bear Swamp, Moravia, NY 13118
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delightful visit to Colonial Lodge today. Food was excellent.... everyone was delighted with the plentiful and tasty meal... fresh fish, delicious potato skins and salads. The owner waited on us... she made us all laugh and smile... it was a delightful visit.

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We usually either have the fried perch or the Murray Salad, which is topped with sliced beef. The food isn't fancy but, if you stick with something simple (I'd suggest avoiding the steak), you'll enjoy your meal in this cozy spot with VERY friendly owners....More

Thank SkanLaker
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Super friendly owners and patrons. Ask them about the Lodge's unseen resident Frank the friendly ghost. Their food is very good. I'd like stronger drinks but considering the rural location I'm better of with the drinks as served so my ride home is safe. I'll...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 February 2016

They serve a good fried Perch if you are into that. Overall the food is just average but the atmosphere is very friendly. It's more of a local hangout. I would say that quantity over quality is the typical fare.

Thank Tonyruff
Reviewed 9 September 2015

They're famous for their perch so I asked for it when I sat down. It came right from Skaneateles Lake and was as good as advertised. I had the sandwich and it came with hand cut fries, a large portion, and all for only $9.00!

2  Thank Bob_Haight
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I have stopped here a few times after X country skiing and/or hiking in bear swamp What a great place to visit Owner's are top notch and treat you well Excellent chicken wings I don't live in Upstate anymore, so I appreciate the simple things...More

Thank CCR1975
Reviewed 16 June 2014

After a Mother's Day hike at Carpenter's Falls the family and I decided to stop in to the Colonial Lodge. I have been by there a few times but have never stopped. My brother-in-law suggested it because he has been there during snow mobile season....More

3  Thank Marty T
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Skaneatles is very busy on summer nights so we drove down the lake to the Colonial Lodge. We were a bit nervous because the restaurant was not crowded on a Friday night. We had three teens with us and the owner waited on us. The...More

2  Thank Ccpayne
Reviewed 12 August 2012

The historical building was amazing just to walk through. The staff were so nice and willing to tell us about the hotel. We decided to eat outside on the patio. It was a great opportunity to watch the locals and try out the food. We...More

Thank BrandonWT747
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2630 Rt 41 A, Bear Swamp, Moravia, NY 13118
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Moravia
  • Phone Number: +1 315-496-9401
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We server local Perch from the Finger Lakes and we are in the HEART of Bear Swamp. Come out to hike, bike or even horseback ride!
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