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11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
+1 315-685-6600
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Jamesport, New York
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of fourteen ate here last weekend during the Dickens Festival. We had made reservations for our large group during a very busy day. Our table was waiting for us and we were immediately tended to. Our server Kim was terrific. She was patient, efficient and fun. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. We could not have asked... More 

Thank BDFD
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great variety, quality and price. From sushi to Mexican to traditional western, they had it all! The serving staff was very friendly

Thank Ranjit P
Dansville, New York
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Skaneateles is known for its shops and shopping, so eating needs to be convienient. Bluewater Grill is easy to find: lakeside, in the center of the business district. My wife and I had lunch there while on a day-trip out of The Inns of Aurora. We were seated in a nice, bright room at the rear of the estabishment, overlooking... More 

Thank Larry H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had wonderful sushi and gluten free options. We didn't have reservations but were seated immediately. The hot toddy chocolate was lovely. We will be back:)

Thank Denniscrew
Jordan, New York
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to sneak in on a cold night, without a reservation, just before the big rush came. We were seated at a small table, for four, in the the very back of the restaurant. The restaurant is on the small side, so no matter where you sit, it feels a bit cramped. However, the server was very friendly... More 

Thank RoseZ1963
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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329 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on the main street next to a dock and overlooking the lake. There is a small park on the other side of the dock. Good oyster shooters, coconut shrimp and tuna burger. Would be a good place for dinner, lunch or just stopping in for a drink and appetizer snack

Thank 2010Escape
Rochester, New York
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skaneateles is a charming town, and this is a very busy and popular place and with good reason. It's right on the water with a view of the lake. The service is good as is the food. The crowd is a mix of locals, tourists, and families with children. Then, take a walk on the pier or stroll around this... More 

Thank WaterGirlDreaming
Vestal, New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for typical bar food. Good atmosphere as it's right on the lake......great view. Very enjoyable experience.

Thank jeffdaws
Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is always a stop on our way to or from Syracuse. We've always had prompt service, good food and on a nice day a great view. We've recommended it to any of our friends traveling in the area. My favorite is the steak, blue cheese flatbread and I'm always happy when we are there early enough for the breakfast... More 

Thank emdew
Buffalo, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had margherita pizza for lunch and it was great! The atmosphere is lively and friendly. Seems to be quite popular. I would definitely go back here!!

Thank Nahelia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-6600

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