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All 18 Mayville Restaurants

The Watermark

188 s. erie st., Mayville, NY
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Ranked #5 of 18 Restaurants in Mayville
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: 716-753-2900
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English first
Mount Kisco, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After trying just about every eating establishment on or near the Chautauqua Institute grounds over the years, we keep returning to Watermark, as it is clearly the best of the bunch. The large menu doesn't vary much from year to year, so we have learned what to order. Beware of any dish that is "sauced" as the sauces are all... More

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San Jose, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you attend Chautauqua during the 9-week summer season, you know there's a significant lack of choice on the grounds when it comes to cuisine. The Watermark in nearby Mayville offers the solution to this problem. The decor is upscale. There are all sorts of good-looking dishes on the menu including salads, steaks, poultry, seafood, pasta, and veggie. Everyone in... More

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Buffalo, NY
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We arrived shortly after the place opened at 4:30 on a Sunday afternoon so we beat the crowd that I suspect was to follow. We were offered choice of outside or in, we chose in, and to our delight we were seated in front of window overlooking the lake. Never understood why when such tables are available we're not seated... More

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have enjoyed meals at the Watermark multiple times over the last 3-4 years. Each dinner has been very delicious and vey enjoyable. This restaurant has outdoor seating with views of the lake, if that suits your fancy!

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Pittsford, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The 4 of us were at Chautauqua Institute for the week and we wanted a good dinner and to be able to sit outside to view the lake. Watermark fit the bill. We all ordered fish when were reassured that it was fresh. It was nicely prepared and tasty. It came with a house salad that was more than just... More

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Washington, DC
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109 reviews 109 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There’s not a lot of great food in Chautauqua, but the Watermark is a clear exception! Although the service is informal, the food was absolutely terrific – especially the crab “bomb”, way better than a crabcake! We had such a lovely evening, enjoying the Watermark’s fabulous seafood on the outdoor deck, overlooking the lake. They pour a generous glass of... More

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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After many mediocre meals at Chautauqua, we decided to venture out for some real food. And this was a winner. We started with Berry Old Fashioned, just like a brandy old fashioned sweet you get in Wisconsin but with raspberries which made it so wonderful and fruity. Then on to artichoke dip with crackers. So welcome. Entry selection was nice... More

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Buffalo, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have given rave reviews for the Watermark however our last visit was less pleasant due to owner( I believe -a short stocky man with glasses). We were seated as requested on the patio but at a sunny table which was a problem for me. I asked our waiter to switch and if he could move with us he said... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Watermark Restaurant is a short drive from Erie or Buffalo, approximately 50 minutes. It is open for dinner and offers a wide variety of menu choices. My personal favorite is the Pompadour Pasta which is accompanied by bread and a salad. Add their signature Green Goddess Dressing, order a glass of Pinot Grigio and you have a tasty meal... More

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Southwestern NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Service can turn good meal into a mediocre meal & this is what happened at the Watermark. The wait staff was good at best, the waitress could not explain how the different seafood was prepared nor where the fish came from. The person serving the meal had no clue what was in her hands when she put the plates down.... More

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Additional Information about The Watermark

Address: 188 s. erie st., Mayville, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Mayville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Cuisine: American

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