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All 32 Skaneateles Restaurants

Blue Water Grill

11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
315-685-6600
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Ranked #10 of 32 Restaurants in Skaneateles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $17
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Liverpool, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We've been here many times and enjoyed it but we visited last Sunday and had a disappointing experience. I ordered the French Onion Gratinee, the soup was not hot and therefore did not melt the cheese. I also ordered a side of fruit. I had to cut the rind off the most of the cantaloup since it was so poorly... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1,525 reviews 1,525 reviews
1,001 restaurant reviews
467 helpful votes 467 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is a wonderful combination of great food and great scenery, as it overlooks the northern shore of Skaneateles Lake. They have multiple dining rooms, including one (in which I have never been seated) that is a completely glass-in extension overlooking the lake. It's all very pretty, and a good atmosphere for the restaurant. For my lunch I had... More 

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Upstate NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We recently visited Skaneateles for their annual Dickens Christmas celebration. We had a great time! However, it was a wet and cold day, and we were eager to get inside and have a bite to eat. A friend had suggested the Blue Water Grill. It's an attractive bar and restaurant right on the lake, next to the park and close... More 

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had a great lunch at the Blue Water Grill. My Cajun Blue burger was seasoned perfectly. But my favorite was the Bloody Mary. On Sundays, they soup them up even more with about 10 different options. Good service, food and view. A good experience at a very central location in Skaneatelas.

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Bangor
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Friday night dinner was very good. The dinning room was really noisy, loud guests next to us! Music was also playing that added to the noise!!

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Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Great location, good service and a very nicely done chicken Caesar salad. Chicken still warm and dressing just perfect and the right amount of Parmesan. My husband also enjoyed his corn and clam chowder. We've eaten here before and it's always reliable.

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Syracuse, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Wonderful view of Skaneateles Lake and the village Gazebo on a Sunday evening. The porch was warm (almost too warm) and inviting. There was a saxophone and piano duet playing in the bar. The lobster bisque soup was delicious and the lobster/crab roll was a great sandwich. Quiet and romantic. The food was surprisingly good and better than we remember... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

A great location, the service was fine, the menu rather wide, can,t all be fresh! Everything was acceptable but most food seemed to be coated in a spicy shake, which meant everything left the same taste in your mouth. Not worth a second visit.

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McLean, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for the gorgeous lake view and were surprised at the quality food that was tasty and cooked just right. Service was adequate - efficient, attentive, and not intrusive. Background music made the experience even better. We would come here again.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Food was great, our waitress was superb, friendly helpful & interesting to talk to about the town. Lots of charm with great views of the lake. Very busy for lunch.

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Additional Information about Blue Water Grill

Address: 11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
Phone Number: 315-685-6600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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