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Seneca Lodge Restaurant

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Route 329, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
+1 607-535-2014
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The food here can go from excellent to average. The salad bar is nice, not extensive but everything is fresh and good. The atmosphere is rustic and fun. Our favorite meal is the London Broil. The Prime Rib is also excellent. We stop here at least once every time we visit the Finger Lakes

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Thank Kathy S
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Seneca Lodge is extremely casual. Come as you are. They have a good menu with lots of down-home favorites. The night we were there, one of their specials was a meatloaf dinner. The prime rib is excellent. Be advised that the petite cut of prime rib will cover 3/4 of your dinner plate. Alcoholic drinks are also available with dinner... More 

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Thank KathleenHofmann
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here on a Thursday evening. The surroundings are peaceful and clean. Salad bar items were fresh. The blue cheese dressing was thick and rich. Me: lamb chops (3) done to perfection. Tender. Carl: fried chicken (1/2) again, perfectly cooked Bob: fried shrimp(frozen), but he loved each bite Beverly: sea scallops fried. Ate them all. Would definitely go back when... More 

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Thank Dopey1947
Erie, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This rustic, log cabin style restaurant offers simple, but good food. We had raisin cinnamon French toast with local maple syrup. Yum. Hostess, waitress, owner? Woman was a bit abrupt, but we just ignored it and enjoyed our meal.

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Thank padgetmiller
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The Seneca Lodge Restaurant features nightly specials, a healthy salad bar, and a menu for everyone--including vegetarians and children. The meats are excellent and robust, my friends love the chicken Parmesan, and I also really enjoy the vegetarian pasta dish. Portions are large and they accommodate food allergies and preferences. Even when the restaurant is packed (Sunday brunch here is... More 

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Thank PorscheMom
Bloomfield, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The history and rustic atmosphere here is great. The staff were all friendly, and the food good to very good. They have things like only raw sugar, soy toast, and steelcut oats to maintain the country feel. No lunch is served. The dinners come with an adequate salad bar. Excellent prime rib is served on Fridays and some other days... More 

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toronto
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant has a reputation as the place that all race teams must eat at when racing at Watkins Glen. We were there on a Thursday night. Place was jammed but seated quite quickly (under 10 mins). Table ordered Fried Calamari - it was tough and cold. I ordered one of the specials - Shrimp with Cheese Tortellini Fra Diavolo... More 

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Thank RivieraLady
cleveland
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6 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food at great prices in this rustic setting. The bar can not be missed as they will treat you like family! If you are nearby stop in for a beer , you won't regret it

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Thank osudan87
Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Went here after the indycar race in september; place was hoppin and we had a great time. Lots of cool motorsports memorabilia on the walls and fun atmosphere, especially when there are a lot of people in town for a race !

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Thank Lee O
Vienna, Virginia
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Food just ok, salad bar just ok, bar really really cheap. Clean good service friendly people. Go and decide for yourself. You might like it...

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 329, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-2014

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