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Sherwood Inn

26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
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Ranked #7 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
Milford, Connecticut
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The view of the lake is what can make it or break it. The food is another matter altogether. The ultimate test for me is calamari. If it is cooked properly, then I usually have more to look forward to. Unfortunately, mine was a mouthful of oil and grease the moment I bit into it. Not to be outdone by... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Sherwood Inn for our 18th anniversary. The dinner my wife ordered was the chef specialty of Pecan Salmon. The presentation was superb and the flavor amazing. I ordered the special with Mahi Mahi on risotto and sautéed spinach. Our waitress Alicia was attentive, friendly and very fun to talk with (despite the restaurant... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Located across the street from Skaneateles Lake, this restaurant offers beautiful views from the dining area! I have dined in both parts and always have a great experience! My favorite is the French Onion Soup and this place will always make it perfect!

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Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visit quite frequently as it is always a good meal. They have a nice tavern menu and more expensive menu so you can decided how you want your meal. Sometimes its a simple cheese burger ($8-$10) that is excellent and other times a filet mignon ($28). Pot roast is excellent too. It is a nice atmosphere right across from... More

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Westbury, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stopped by for lunch…burger was big and juicy, Sherwood salad large an every tasty, turkey and cheese on french bread with cranberry mayo was great… Sit on the porch and enjoy the exquisite views of the lake…. Great french onion soup covered in cheese and filled with onions.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Food was just OK, had the special prime rib. Came out cold and dry, like last weeks leftover. Waitress took it back and brought another cut. Much better, but damage was done. Kitchen should have never plated the first piece, shows a lack of quality control. View was nice, overlooked the park and lake

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After walking around Skaneateles, sight seeing, shopping it was time to have dinner and with little thought we chose the Sherwood Inn Tavern. We have eaten here several times and have always had a wonderful meal. Sunday was no exception. We both ordered one of the specials of the day-pot roast with spinach, melted cheese, special sauce on their wonderful... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

As I used to live in Skaneateles, and in 1988 my family actually lived in the Sherwood Inn, i've been to lunch and dinner countless times for countless events, e.g. birthdays, weddings and New Years. The Sherwood offers a solid tavern menu with a little bit of everything, from my favorite Sherwood salad to a pecan salmon to die for.... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Bartender acts like she is doing you a favor waiting on you, menu needs a revamp. Place has a nice location and that's about it. snotty bartender needs to go. rooms are very nice, decent breakfast included.

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upstate NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We make our trek to wonderful and beautiful Skaneateles NY two or three times a year. Walk around the shopping area and the waterfront. Then we alway stop and have lunch at the Sherwood. What a beautiful place this is. Grand and yet comfy all at the same time. A killer view of the lake while you dine. Best and... More

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