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Sherwood Inn

26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
315-685-3405
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Ranked #4 of 31 restaurants in Skaneateles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Sherwood Inn features seasonal menus rooted in Classic American fare. Sherwood Classic items such as the Yankee Pot Roast and Baked Scrod Christopher are available year round, while our chefs change other seasonal entree selections based on the market availability of the freshest seafood, finest steaks and chops, and freshest locally grown produce. The menu often showcases several food and beverage options which are produced in New York State. A wide selection of Finger Lakes wine appear on our Wine Spectator Magazine award winning wine list.
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English first
Mokena, Illinois, USA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We visit every summer and sometimes other times of the year. We have been here at least 4 times this month, with a variety of family and friends. I miss the dark pumpernickel bread they used to serve. Last fall I was hoping the little brown rolls were just a temporary thing, but this summer, we were served a raisin... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Free breakfast with your stay, great offering of food and great service from wait staff!! Beautiful view of the lake!

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Skaneateles, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We prefer to eat in the tavern or on the porch. Our favorite is the pecan salmon in summer and the Yankee pot roast in cooler months. A meal at the Sherwood won't be the best meal you've ever had but the kitchen performs well consistently and the atmosphere and view of the lake are worth it. Also nice in... More

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NM USA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had two lunches at the Sherwood, sitting in the front rooms with a great view of the lake. The crab stuffed sole special was very good, and the small spinach salad with salmon makes a very nice, filling meal. The staff were friendly, courteous, professional and attentive - we both remarked on the quality of the wait staff. The... More

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East Amherst, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our experience at this restaurant has always been very good. This trip was no different. The extensive menu offers apps, salads, seafood, steaks, and many other options. If you are not sure about an entree, ask your wait staff. My wife wanted a seafood dish but did not want one of the included items. The chef had no problem meeting... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Once a year for the past three we are in Skaneatles and have visited The Sherwood for lunch. This year wasn't as nice as first two. My asparagus quiche was one of the specials. Their quiche is large have to give them that but the asparagus was very woody and I found it inedible. There were three of us who... More

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New York, NY
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food was fairly average and less inspiring for the high price point. The fish tasted a little off - if I'm being honest I think they could do with a menu refresh and edit it down significantly. I love the ambiance - dark and cozy tavern - but the food needs a bit of TLC. We went with a... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Sherwood Inn is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is always good and reasonably priced and the menu is varied - there is something for everyone. I am a huge fan of their dynamite calamari which just melts in your mouth. Everything I have tried on their menu is delicious. I have never been disappointed. Do yourself a... More

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Kiawah Island, SC
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stayed at the nearby Arbor House Inn, which has been taken over by the Sherwood Inn. Had several buffet breakfasts at the Sherwood which were better than most, but not the best I have ever had. Six of us had dinner there one evening and all of the dishes were consistently very good. Skaneateles is a wonderful village to explore... More

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

From GA, we came up to tour the fingerlakes in Upstate NY, and our favorite setting was Skaneatles!!!! Gorgeous lake, quaint town, and yummy restaurants. Our favorite being, the SHERWOOD INN. We made reservations bc we wanted to sit in the dining room and it was a friday night (a very busy night for the popular establishment). We were happily... More

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