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916 County Rte 37, Brewerton, NY 13036
13156683434
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual dining outside seating available with a beautiful view of Oneida...
Casual dining outside seating available with a beautiful view of Oneida Lake, we also have banquet facilities available, weather it's for a wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, company picnic, clam bake, holiday party etc....
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
We've gone for years for the atmosphere in the summer but it needs a lot of help .

We like to go in the summer for two reasons only . Bc of the screened in bar next to the water and the quick draw that's located outside as well . Recently the new owner named it 916 . No improvements made . Actually I think the food was always awful and the drinks outside is as basic as... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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cicero ny
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cicero ny
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We like to go in the summer for two reasons only . Bc of the screened in bar next to the water and the quick draw that's located outside as well . Recently the new owner named it 916 . No improvements made . Actually I think the food was always awful and the drinks outside is as basic as... More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I gave 916 Riverside a second chance and it was not any better. I first visited with a few girlfriends for drinks and apps. We were told the kitchen was behind possibly two hours. It looked like they possibly had a wedding. We were all starving and opted for whatever the waitress thought we could get fast. Which was salad.... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Castaways have changed ownership and is now called 916 Riverside! Me and my husband ordered the fried haddock dinner and it was wonderful! They give you a large piece of haddock; enough to take leftovers home! I had an order of little neck clams which were delicious and cheaper than the Waterfront. Since new ownership the food is now... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We decided to check out 916 Riverside as my daughter's wedding reception is booked there in 3 weeks. Sat on the deck and had a wonderful meal. House salad was a mix of field greens which I loved. My 916 patty melt was very flavorful. Looking forward to the reception.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you are looking for a place to eat, THIS AIN'T IT. No idea what they are doing. The food is 100 times worse than anything I have had. And I was in the service 50 years ago. Lot of nerve calling it a restaurant Think twice B4 going.

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Central Square, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My huband and I attend 916 RIverside for dinner and drinks. We were excited to try it because we really enjoy Jake's Grub and Grog. However we left dissapointed. The service was good, nice view but the food was a let down. There was very little flavor and the dish was very small for the price, this applys to both... More 

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Syracuse, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

New owner Jake Burgett new chef has a new menu with fantastic desserts! Jakes mom made a chocolate raspberry cake that was "to die for" and was so rich with chocolate that I took half of it home to enjoy the next day!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had dinner on a Friday evening there with a group of 14. The menu is substantial, and the food was good. Plenty of seafood as well as steaks and other American fare. It was dark by the time we got there, so we did not get to enjoy the view, but it is right on Oneida Lake. We had... More 

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Liverpool, New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My friends and I went for the prime rib buffet they offer on Saturday nights. The restaurant was not busy at all. The buffets had soup, salad bar and about seven choices on the hot food bar. The hot food was good, but needed to be kept hot, its was only warm. They lacked hot veggies on the hot bar... More 

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Cicero, New York
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126 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My title sums it up. The view of the water was very nice. There is an entire wall of windows facing the water which adds to the ambiance. The restaurant seems to be tired, worn, and in need of an update. I think if they painted a fresh light color throughout the interior, that would be a great new beginning!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 916 County Rte 37, Brewerton, NY 13036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Brewerton
  • Phone Number: 13156683434

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Description

Casual dining outside seating available with a beautiful view of Oneida Lake, we also have banquet facilities available, weather it's for a wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, company picnic, clam bake, holiday party etc....
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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