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407 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2315
585-396-3360
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice Fish Dinner, nothing fancy.

While in Canadaigua, we had a nice dinner at Schooner. This is not a fancy place, and it was not crowded in January, but I expect it is hopping in the summer. Serviecable decor -- again, nothing fancy. The dinner came with a salad bar, which had crisp lettuce and nice veggies. We happen to have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
Chris M
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Newton, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newton, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

While in Canadaigua, we had a nice dinner at Schooner. This is not a fancy place, and it was not crowded in January, but I expect it is hopping in the summer. Serviecable decor -- again, nothing fancy. The dinner came with a salad bar, which had crisp lettuce and nice veggies. We happen to have been located right next... More 

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Rochester, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I were planning to stop at several places in Canandaigua on a Friday night. We were going to grab a good sandwich at a Bistro but it was closed. I suggested we try Schooners. It was about 5:30 and the place was filling up. We were able to be seated right away. The atmosphere isn't anything special... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went for dinner with my husband and my deceased sisters fiancé. We all had good dinners and the service was wonderful

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here in the past.There were six of us at our table.The ladies had haddock and chicken French while the men had prime rib........not much prime about it!!! I specifically asked the waitress to find out if there was rare and if not I would order something else.By the way our waitress was wonderful! When... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is my second visit in years to the restaurant. We wanted something nice and cozy and we got it. From the moment we walked and were seated the staff were excellent. The buffet was incredible. Not a lot of fancy dishes. Traditional items like you would prepare at home but better and no mess to clean up. I cannot... More 

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Glenside
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The food was scrumptious. I especially like the homemade seafood pasta salad which was included in the salad bar. The meals were reasonable and very tasty. I had 4 in my party, including a child. My daughter really enjoyed her meal as well. The waitress was knowledgeable and very friendly. We were seated right away which was great because we... More 

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Henrietta, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We happened here on a Sunday around lunch time. I normally hesitate to pay for a brunch since I don't eat that much generally to get my money's worth. But at 13.00 per person, this was a decent meal with plenty of breakfast and lunch-type dishes to choose from. It's not fancy; just good food.

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Farmington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stopped for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the extensive menu. I ordered a turkey pannini sandwich which came with roasted red peppers with pesto. This included a large variety to choose for a side. My husband ordered the chicken salad melt and that too was delicious. We both chose the chili for our sides and it too was... More 

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Fairport
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food at a tremendous price! I found Schooner's to be a very "tasty" and fast for lunch.I was pleased to say the least and my "picky"companion found the salad to be very fresh.

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Winchester, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Horrible looking dessert tray upon entry, dated decor, dirty carpet although other areas clean. The service was ok and the food was actually cooked well but I think the haddock I ate was a thirty year old recepie. Portions were too large and the atmosphere comfortable for the retired crowd. It was a shame because it could easily been so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 407 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2315
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: 585-396-3360

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?