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Sherwood Inn

26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
+1 315-685-3405
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food in a peaceful town. We had lunch here. The service was quick and the portions were of a good standard. The onion soup is excellent, the cod fish was special and tasty. Recommended place for dinner or lunch.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shayb62
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Anyone passing through this area should do themself a favor and stop at this historic inn on the lake for lunch or dinner. My wife and I recently did both while spending a few days in Skaneateles. The atmosphere, view of the lake, food and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The Sherwood Inn is my #1 pick for places to stay in Skaneateles.. This hotel is quaint, clean and quiet. Even if you decide not to stay over night it is definitely a place you want to choose to eat. The hotel is situated directly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Denise A
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April 5, 2018|
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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|
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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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-3405
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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.
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