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1820 House

1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
+1 315-673-2778
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (16 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Planned a surprise birthday for a friend and this restaurant was half way. We had zero expectations. We got there at night so it looked ok. Inside as warm and welcoming. They did a great job playing along for the surprise. The food was a...More

1  Thank kpe7
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The 1820 House is exactly that - an old farm house of the early 1800's converted to a sumptuous restaurant. But it must be good in order to attract dinners about 5 or so miles south of Skaneateles - and it is. The food is...More

Thank vanepps107
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We are partial to the rib-eye and the clams with spinach appetizer but everything is delicious. The kitchen can get a little backed up so we've found it's best to go early if we can.

Thank joejoe40
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I will reiterate what others have, you will be turned off by the appearance of the restaurant, you will have to wait, it is surprisingly worth it for the food and view. We had a 7:30 reservation for 6. When greeted and asked by the...More

Thank CookTeach
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for 7:30 and after waiting and being ignored in the entryway for close to 15 minutes my husband went to find someone to see if we could be seated. They were busy and it appeared to 2 people were running the...More

1  Thank Trip731300
Reviewed June 30, 2018

First time here - yeah it's just like other reviewers have stated "don't judge by the cover" food is EXCELLENT ! ! ! - we had the clams with bacon and spinach appetizer and then the nightly special - strip steak and lobster tail !...More

Thank ondagawood
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The 1820 House is our go to place for business meals or for out of town guests because we’ve never had a bad meal or anything but pleasant service. One of our recent guests from out of town has come back and brought guests. Their...More

Thank Gmswrist
Reviewed October 31, 2017

The 1820 House is a special place to me: I've celebrated anniversaries and most recently, my 25th birthday. Not only is your dinner made-to-order but this will be one of the best meals you've ever experienced. Plus, the wait staff is exceptional. Thank you for...More

Thank tinebenn
Reviewed October 16, 2017

visited in summer - no airconditioning that night - not sure if just broke or always. food was good.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival, we were in the country setting of Skaneateles. Beautiful views, the sounds of children playing, peace and solitude. We were greeted by friendly staff and sat at a beautiful window seat. The Lobster Cakes were impeccable. The bread and sweet churned butter was...More

Thank suplexandstilettos
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September 30, 2015|
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Response from SkanLaker | Reviewed this property |
Full bar and wine list.
September 10, 2015|
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Response from jenncat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, everything is prepared to order and many items can be made gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-673-2778
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