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Windfall Bar & Grill

550 Tooley Pond Road, Cranberry Lake, NY 12927
315-848-3559
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Closter, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The Windfall House on Tooley Pond Rd near Cranberry Lake is at a rather isolated location, but that by itself makes this an interesting restaurant. The food is very good with generous portions, and the service is friendly. So if you are ever in the northwest Adirondacks, take a drive along Tooley Pond Rd and stop at the Windfall House... More

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Syracuse, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Hidden away, but find it! Gourmet chef, wonderful wait people, incredible and delicious food prepared by people who care deeply about what comes out of the kitchen. Worth a detour!

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Brewerton, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My wife & I drove by this restaurant on a Monday, they are not open on Mondays or Tuesdays, and thought this place may be a sleeper. It was ! It doesn't appear fancy but don't let looks decieve you. The food was very good, the price was very good and the service was excellent. the patrons and staff are... More

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Oxford
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Friendly service, great food, good selection, large portions. I can't think of anything not to like!

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Cranberry Lake, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Windfall Bar & Grill continues to amaze me. Stopped in over the fourth for dinner and the food was excellent. But, I didn't expect to find Hot & Sour soup as a Special offering. It was the top three I ever had. I don't know how this establishment does it; always serving gourmet food, exciting specials, and good American... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We ate there 6/28, we were greeted by a waitress who said that it was her first day ... you're not kidding, she was clueless! I asked for a Genessee Cream ale, in a not from this planet stare, she asked me 3 times what that was! We were then met by someone from the kitchen who asked if we... More

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jdragun, Owner at Windfall Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Hotrod53, I'm so sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with your recent visit to the Windfall Bar and Grill. It sounds as though your frustration lies mostly with having a new waitress. It happens, sooner or later you will go out and experience a new waitress. We do our best with training our staff, but a first... More

Cranberry Lake, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

always great service and food... john has a way with mushrooms and pasta - and roz makes the best bloody mary's ever! worth a weekly visit to chat with everyone at the bar or in the dining room - very cozy and casual, but with 5 star food!

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Syracuse, NY
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We had 2 dinners here recently, one Friday night in early August, then a Thursday night in late August. the first was so good, I was afraid the second would not go as well, but it was wonderful. The location is off the beaten path (for cars anways) and it is surprising to find such a good restuarant so far... More

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upstate new york
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We arrived and were seated and waited on right away by Rene who did a fine job,I ordered the jumbalaya and my grilfreind ordered the ribs. The Jumbaylaya didn't have much taste and my sweet potato wasn't cooked through. My girlfreinds ribs were good however her potato wasn't cooked neither. So all in all the waitress was great my food... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the out-of-the way location and low-key atmosphere. The food is on par with many great urban restaurants and worth the trip! It's also a bonus that the prices are so reasonable!

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