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Blue Water Grill

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11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
315-685-6600
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 144
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent atmosphere right on the water with very good food!

My wife and I stopped in here on our last vist to this very quaint little town. The staff was very friendly and attentative. The food and cocktails we had were very good as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Cobramoe
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Fairport, New York
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  • Families with children
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Barre, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Had a private dinner on the deck. We watched the fog gather on the lake and a child sail his remote control sailboat!

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Syracuse, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Fresh cocktails started us off. Entrees were sized just right and our fish was cooked perfectly. Waitstaff were friendly and fun and we had a great relaxing dinner, looking out on beautiful Skaneateles Lake.

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Toronto
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166 reviews 166 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Location: Right on the waterfront near the public dock in the heart of Skaneateles. The Wait: There was a large crowd of people that always seemed to be waiting to get in. If you follow the crowd alone, you would conclude that this must be a very good place to eat. The View: Really depends where the put you. You... More 

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Fairport, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

My wife and I stopped in here on our last vist to this very quaint little town. The staff was very friendly and attentative. The food and cocktails we had were very good as well.

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New Bedford,MA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We both had the lump crab cakes, and were not disappointed. It is a popular restaurant, and can fill up quickly.

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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Nice location right on the water. Friendly waitstaff. I opted to have the brie appetizer as my meal. Toasted baguette topped with brie, slices of two different types of apples, toasted pecans and a raspberry sauce. The whole thing was put under the broiler to be nice and toasty and melty. It was great! My husband had a steak and... More 

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Auburn, New York
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111 reviews 111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We have driven by this place many times. We finally stopped after reading Trip Advisor reviews. We stopped for lunch and got a window table near the bar. Service was friendly and efficient. I had fish tacos which came with seasoned black beans and rice. The tacos were mini sized but still loaded, so filling. My table mate had the... More 

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Camillus, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Recently had dinner with friends at the Blue Water Grill. Pear and gargonzola Salad with salmon was very good as was the bacon cheeseburger deluxe burger and Maryland lump crab cake. I had sweet potato crusted white fish on a bed of salad with a raspberry vinaigrette dressing. The salad and dressing were very good as was the sweet potato... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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141 reviews 141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Just had lunch here yesterday. I was rather disappointed in the food. Service was fine, quick and server friendly. I ordered a fish sandwich with soup-aFriday special. Soup was ok -a fish corn chowder but not homemade, but the fish was not fresh and looked like a big fish stick-fried, heavily breaded and tasteless . I have eaten here many... More 

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Auburn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had reservations for 1 pm and arrived and seated in no time even as busy as it was. Ordered off the special menu "Polish Breakfast" consisting of 2 eggs - 4 stuffed progies - and a link of kabasia. Very good. Waitress name was Jeniffer I believe was very attentive thru out the meal. Sat in the back section with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: 315-685-6600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?