We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sherwood Inn


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

The Sherwood Inn features seasonal menus rooted in Classic American fare. Sherwood Classic items such as the Yankee Pot Roast and Baked Scrod Christopher are available year round, while our chefs change other seasonal entree selections based on the market availability of the freshest seafood, finest steaks and chops, and freshest locally grown produce. The menu often showcases several food and beverage options which are produced in New York State. A wide selection of Finger Lakes wine appear on our Wine Spectator Magazine award winning wine list.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (629)
Filter reviews
628 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pot roast salad quiche salmon scrod shrimp cocktail mashed potatoes bread soups burger raw bar view of the lake dining room tavern area front porch friday night great food and service
Updating list...
What did you think of Sherwood Inn?
Click to rate
1 - 10 of 628 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a well maintained, historic building on the main street of a small, well preserved old lake town--the rooms are quiet with a spectacular lake view, A delicious morning brunch is served at street level just across from the end of the lake. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pjmalvaso
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Came for appetizer and a drink before dinner elsewhere. Bar was hoppin with an S.U. game on. Great view of the lake from tableside and had a great dish of calamari. Wonderful sauce, hot peppers and fried perfect. New parking meters on the street however...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 542jerryz
Reviewed February 4, 2019

The Sherwood Inn Tavern is one of our all time favorite restaurants with an atmosphere 2nd to none in the evening when the lights go down and its warm glow fills the room. The Friday night raw bar was excellent with large shrimp, fantastic clams...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Fun with friends, live music, and an amazingly unflappable waiter! We had a great time! Such an elegant little village even on a rainy night.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chris l
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Stopped for dinner recently during the Christmas period. Restaurant was crowded but still accommodating. Very nice selection of beverages including a wine list. Ordered the Ruben served with German potato salad that I definitely enjoyed. Waitress was just okay but seemed a little preoccupied. Otherwise...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Davidkul
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Ask for a table up front by the windows. It looks out onto the lake and is a lovely spot for a meal. We had lunch on a Saturday at 12:30 and the restaurant was packed....and with good reason. Food was excellent. Service was perfect....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank philinjersey2015
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We were here for dinner to celebrate a family birthday. We were seated promptly, the service was impeccable, the wine list quite nice and our dinners delicious. Unfortunately, the dinners had evidently spent some time under the warming lights as they were only warm as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ARTraveler950
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Get there early for the Friday night Raw Bar. Grab a window seat if you can. Good drinks if you are willing to pay the added cost for a well-made beverage.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelerseyes
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We enjoyed our dinner here very much. The table overlooking the main street was wonderful. The food was very good. The service was a little off. Forgot to bring the salad at all and wasn't around to see if we wanted drink refills. Very pleasant,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Murfee
TheSherwoodInn1807, Guest Relations Manager at Sherwood Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Thank you for writing this review to tell us about your dining experience at the Sherwood Inn. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal as well as the view from your table. We are sorry that the service fell short of what we expect...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a very relaxing lunch with family. Casual elegance in this long-standing establishment. Plenty of tables with lake views. Butternut squash bisque was delicious. Good selection of local wine. Classic.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TinleyKing
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Sherwood Inn
310 reviews
.00 km away
Packwood House
71 reviews
.11 km away
Skaneateles Suites Boutique Hotel
296 reviews
.22 km away
Mirbeau Inn & Spa Skaneateles
558 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 36 nearby restaurants
239 reviews
.04 km away
Rosalie's Cucina
419 reviews
1.08 km away
Skaneateles Bakery
258 reviews
.19 km away
148 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 35 nearby attractions
Skaneateles Lake
514 reviews
.25 km away
Gallery 54
15 reviews
.30 km away
John D. Barrow Art Gallery
14 reviews
.33 km away
White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room
27 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from TheSherwoodInn1807 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question regarding special requests for breakfast ... we would be most happy to accommodate your dietary needs. Please just let our server(s) know what you would like and our kitchen staff will be able... More
September 3, 2015|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from TheSherwoodInn | Property representative |
Hi Reviewers, Thank you for taking the time to defend your reviews regarding the Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles, NY. We appreciate all reviews, positive or negative. The review in question is one that was left on our... More
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing