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Blue Water Grill

11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
315-685-6600
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Ranked #6 of 30 restaurants in Skaneateles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $17
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
East Amherst, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We have eaten other meals here, but not lunch. This experience was very good. There were name specials for the day as well a very diverse menu. Our food was served very hot (soup) and very nicely presented (sandwiches). Portion sizes are quite generous, service is very cheerful and prompt. This restaurant gets very busy with tourists during the season... More

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Pooler, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My folks brought me here for my birthday and I loved it. We ate on the 'porch'. The view was lovely, my dinner was amazing (I had the Black and Tan Tenderloin). The service was very good. It was very boisterous here. I'm not sure this is the best place for small children, though. There isn't much for them to... More

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant was really hopping on a Monday evening when we visited, fortunately with a reservation. We had a special appetizer called Utica Greens which was delicious. Then we had sea scallops and crab cakes as our mains. All dishes were quite good and service was reasonable considering how busy it was.

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Stonington, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This must be a good place as lots of locals were in on a Saturday lunchtime having meals with extended families. Restaurant packed and pepople queuing. Food was good - I had a tasty, large salad with cranberries, walnuts and grilled chicken, my daughter had a fish sandwich and my hausbnad had a turkey burger. We were all full afterwrads.... More

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baltimore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The bartender was the highlight of the evening. Very cordial and kind. The food was tasteless and the presentation dull. The open steak sandwich tasted like liver and onions. The fajitas and steak flatbread was more of the same. Flavorless. We were so disappointed.

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Mokena, Illinois, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our party of 5 enjoyed a wonderful table out on the rear patio this evening. We waited in the attached "Blue Goose" bar for about 20 minutes before being seated. The bartender was nice and made recommendations. Once seated our waitress was attentive and friendly. The bloody mary's were served in larger glasses in the restaurant bar than in the... More

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Haymarket, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Loved the Strawberry Meyer Lemonade! Delicious! The service was good; waitress was very helpful and pleasant even though the restaurant was extremely busy!

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New York City, New York
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122 reviews 122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great location, right on the lake, and nice fun busy atmosphere suggesting good food, good ambiance, but, alas, the food was seriously ordinary. Menu heavy on pork/seafood (not from the lake!) and disproportionate trend du jour options...didn't seem like anything creative, original...nonetheless... Tried two sushi dishes, both uninspired, bland and not very fresh (frozen??)...Ahi tuna salad -- just making it... More

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East Falmouth, MA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were late arriving in town and did not want yo travel for dinner. We found this waterfront restaurant in our guidebook and were not disappointed at all. It was compiled of numerous little rooms and we were happy to be seated on a roofed deck. Our waitress greeted us immediately and was cheerful and helpful in choosing specialty drinks.... More

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Hamlin , New York, United States
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136 reviews 136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate at the Blue Water this last weekend (Sunday, the 6th) and have eaten there before. Good, solid "average" restaurant, not too pricey, notable since it is heavily visited by tourists. Crowded during the nice, sunny days...we put our name on the list for a table 2 hours later, then strolled through the wonderful village. Such a beautiful setting... More

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