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Nolan's on Canandaigua Lake

726 South Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2310
+1 585-905-0201
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Ranked #8 of 97 restaurants in Canandaigua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $34
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located on the northern shores of Canandaigua Lake, we proudly offer a menu that features Certified Angus Beef, Seafood, and Pasta. Drink selections include Finger Lakes wines, locally brewed beer and locally roasted coffee. At Nolan’s, you will enjoy dining on fine food in a relaxed atmosphere at an affordable price. Voted 2011 “Best New Restaurant” in Ontario County.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located on the northern shores of Canandaigua Lake, we proudly offer a menu that features Certified Angus Beef, Seafood, and Pasta. Drink selections include Finger Lakes wines, locally brewed beer and locally roasted coffee. At Nolan’s, you will enjoy dining on fine food in a relaxed atmosphere at an affordable price. Voted 2011 “Best New Restaurant” in Ontario County.
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English first
Canandaigua, New York
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Ordered deep fried pickles for appetizer , cost $ 7.99 for one pickle cut into 5 slices. Most places you get a basket full. These came in a whine glass come on , your not a five star restaurant in NYC . Other food was good , price not bad.

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Canandaigua, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

In my opinion, there is no better place in town than Nolan's. From the top down, the staff goes out of their way to make every experience as customer friendly as possible. The pretty blonde bartender is always smiling and the the little peanut hostess is always as friendly as possible. The owner goes out of his way to visit... More

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Great menu! The service was great and the food was fantastic. The flavors were clean and vibrant. The selection wasn't overwhelming but it seemed like there was something for every taste! Wonderful dessert selection especially the cream puff. We went there twice in one week, really appreciated Nolan's after a dinner at another restaurant nearby that wasn't very good at... More

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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

If you like the typical American restaurant menu, Nolan's is a fine pic. An hour wait for a patio table so we ate inside - clean paint, but still the bones of previous establishments. Perfectly fine food, but nothing new or exciting.

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Albuquerque
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I will come straight out and let you know that our server, Alyssa, sucked. Everything that came out of her mouth sounded rehearsed. She never picked up a plate from our table, waited on the busser (who was busting his behind!) To take care of it. We had to ask for refills on water.... why? Food was good.....

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Canandaigua, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were never impressed with the food ant Nolan's when located on Lakeshore Blvd. We had gone once for lunch and once for dinner, it was just average, even though it was always packed. So we decided to try it again after the move to it's new location. They did a good job renovating the space, but it is still... More

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Victor, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Although their new location does not offer the view of the previous location the food and service are always very good. We have dined here many time and never had a bad experience. The food is always well prepared and the portions are generous. We enjoy sitting on the deck and still do at the new location. They are in... More

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Canandaigua, New York
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14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

First impressions are extremely important. Upon our arrival the hostess offered No smile and seemed annoyed that we did not have a reservation (on a tues night 6/8/14.) to the point of rolling her eyes at us. thankfully we gave it a go anyways. We were told by the hostess it would be at least a 30 minute wait because... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

During a family vacation, we decided to dine at Nolan's. It received good ratings for the quality of food according to reviews on other social media sites. We arrived early around 5pm as we had a toddler in our party of five. The hostess seemed annoyed that we didn't have a reservation, although the restaurant was nearly empty at the... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

On a recent rip to Canandaigua, NY and the Finger Lakes, we were directed to Nolan's On Canandaigua Lake. Well, it's not exactly on the lake but on South Main Street, For future dinners, I would strongly recommend reservations for Nolan's. We arrived around 6:00 PM on a weeknight and we were lucky to get a seat. Cocktails were well... More

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