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6 S Lake Dr, Athenaeum Hotel, Chautauqua, NY 14722
+1 716-357-4444
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Heirloom Restaurant opened up in the Athenaeum Hotel in the summer of...
Heirloom Restaurant opened up in the Athenaeum Hotel in the summer of 2014. Heirloom is a full-service restaurant that is available to hotel guests, Chautauqua visitors and guests coming from off the grounds for a great dining experience. It is open 7 days a week and is available and open to the public from June 21 through August 24. All outside dining guests receive a complimentary gate pass to Chautauqua Institution. A gate pass that has amphitheater access will have to be purchased if you plan on attending amphitheater entertainment.
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 7
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast on the porch with Lake views

We went mainly to check out the old hotel; it did seem to have lost its list re. Breakfast buffet was a good value with many traditional classic dishes not readily available elsewhere. Servers were a very sweet brother and sister. Rocking chairs and free Wifi there, maybe even a cup of coffee if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2014
GayleWalter
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There were 4 in our party and each one of us was amazed at the quality and taste of our meal. It was as good as it could have been.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We expected much better. The staff was very plesent. The food was not worth the price. I think the desert can from sam's club. Forthe price the food should have been much better. We won't return. Try Landmark in Jamestown for a great meal.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We are extremely reluctant to visit the Heirloom Restaurant this season at Chautauqua. The food was very very poor. Fish and chicken were very overcooked, meat was tough ; portions were small. The salad was drowned with dressing and inedible. The wait staff were very sweet and tried hard, but did not have enough training or experience. The service was... More 

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Dewittville, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Should you find yourself visiting Western New York State, plan a visit to Chautauqua Institution and enjoy an excellent lakefront dining experience at the Heirloom Restaurant in the Athenaeum Hotel - a beautiful victorian hotel on Chautauqua Lake. Visit: www.ciweb.org ...for information.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

New chef, delicious food, good choices, lovely hotel. Right on the lake. Some dining opportunities on the wide porch. Costs are relatively high but really good food, preparation, and atmosphere. Delightful dining room.

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Littlestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What a delight to sit out outside and enjoy a wonderful dinner while staring out at the Lake. It was peaceful and spectacular. The food was incredible. The staff was attentive and quick to take care of our needs in spite of the large crowd.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went mainly to check out the old hotel; it did seem to have lost its list re. Breakfast buffet was a good value with many traditional classic dishes not readily available elsewhere. Servers were a very sweet brother and sister. Rocking chairs and free Wifi there, maybe even a cup of coffee if you know your way around.

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Williamsville
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120 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food was generally good, although we experienced a number of service issues. We had a total of seven dinners, seven breakfasts, one lunch, and two wine & tapas in the late afternoon. For breakfast, there is a fairly extensive buffet. The items that were intended to be hot, however, were sometimes room temperature or just plain cold. They have... More 

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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Well, eating at the Chautauqua Institute is not really very pleasant. Most food is mediocre at best. So we decided to splurge for dinner one night. Glad we did. At least we had one good meal while the week we were there. The artichoke dip appetizer accompanied by toasted baguette was terrific. The steaks were nice and tender although the... More 

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san antonio, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Hard to complain about a restaurant that faces Lake Chautauqua with a wrap sound patio for your choice of dining. The interior dining room is grand with light flooding in that gave us a sense of bygone years not found in many places. The food was fair priced with an early bird tapas menu if you dine before 6pm. Our... More 

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Address: 6 S Lake Dr, Athenaeum Hotel, Chautauqua, NY 14722
Phone Number: +1 716-357-4444
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Chautauqua
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 S Lake Dr, Athenaeum Hotel, Chautauqua, NY 14722
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Chautauqua
  • Phone Number: +1 716-357-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Heirloom Restaurant opened up in the Athenaeum Hotel in the summer of 2014. Heirloom is a full-service restaurant that is available to hotel guests, Chautauqua visitors and guests coming from off the grounds for a great dining experience. It is open 7 days a week and is available and open to the public from June 21 through August 24. All outside dining guests receive a complimentary gate pass to Chautauqua Institution. A gate pass that has amphitheater access will have to be purchased if you plan on attending amphitheater entertainment.

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