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The Gin Mill

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20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731
(716) 699-2350
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Roadtrip Stop

Driving back from VA, I needed to stop and get something to eat as I was just too hungry to wait until I got home. So it was a nice day and I took a walk around the main drag there and checked out all the places to eat. It seemed like it was decent place to in alone and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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WNY
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Beamsville
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Both wife and I had the burger and fries. Done perfect good size and most of all had a great char-broiled flavour. This is the second time we have been here, and the second good meal. One of our favourites.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband stopped on our way home from an anniversary get away. It was seat yourself so we took a booth that appeared to be the only thing available. There was a large party in the center of the room enjoying themselves but made noise level high. Later on we discovered there was a back room. The 2 waitresses were... More 

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WNY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Driving back from VA, I needed to stop and get something to eat as I was just too hungry to wait until I got home. So it was a nice day and I took a walk around the main drag there and checked out all the places to eat. It seemed like it was decent place to in alone and... More 

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Bay Village, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stopped at The Gin Mill for a quick sandwich prior to attending the Buffalo Philharmonic's July 4th performance during the Ellicottville Music Festival. We were drawn to the place after passing by the previous evening and seeing the crowd spill out onto the street, listening to a live band playing that evening. Our waitress was sweet and helpful in... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Maybe it was an off day for the french fry cook.. They were hardly cooked, quite chewy and 'floppy'. But as much as I disliked the fries, I loved the Gin Mill burger! It is one of the best I've ever tasted! I've had fries in there before and didn't have a complaint, so I want to believe it was... More 

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Welland, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Gin Mll is very easy to find, located in downtown Ellicottville. Not an overly large venue, it can get crowded but that is part of its allure. Live entertainment in the evenings. No cover charge. The menu is bar food, and they have quite a good selection. Prices are mid-range. I had a Greek salad and was disappointed with... More 

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Ellicottville, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

lot's of beer on tap - they actually FILL the wine glasses (don't you just hate a giant glass with a shot of wine in it). Live music several times a week - you may catch the locals dancing up a storm!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Gin Mill is a great little place in Ellicottville to spend an evening. I wish we could build places like this in Canada! Its cozy, full of people and a great place to meet new friends. The beer is cold and the food is good. The burger is awesome! I would highly recommend.

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Ontario CANADA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Stopped here for a meal on a driving trip in upstate New York. It is an interesting bar with some great signs and memorabilia and a wide selection of beers on tap. In ski season I am sure this place is a great spot. However we stopped for a dinner and were greatly disappointed. My wife had a hot roast... More 

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lockport, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love this bar! Great, friendly people. Great bands, dancing. Bar maids and tenders super friendly! Food good. Awesome selection of beer.

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Address: 20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone Number: (716) 699-2350
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: 20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: (716) 699-2350

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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