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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 - 10:00 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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  • 158
    Excellent
  • 149
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food, great location

The food was good, the service was quick, the prices were good, it's not a great restaurant, but it is a good place to eat in town. Some of the tables were outside or had great views. We would eat there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The food was good, the service was quick, the prices were good, it's not a great restaurant, but it is a good place to eat in town. Some of the tables were outside or had great views. We would eat there again.

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Oswego, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The food was pretty good. The menu had a lot of options for a variety of tastes. It also had a decent range of prices so you could eat for fairly cheap or go big! Beautiful location right on the water and friendly/helpful staff.

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Delicious food... Perfect for lunch or dinner. In nice weather there is some outdoor seating next to the beautiful lake. Sometimes you have to wait a bit for a table but 2 bars make that easy! :)

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Conshohocken
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Deck side seating on a beautiful summer day. Our server was great. My Onion soup was thick with bubbly cheese, but my Au jus beef was rare and I gave it to my husband to eat. His Calif. sushi roll was good. I was disappointed with the experience and food.

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Chipotle chicken nachos were exceptional. Pork tacos were also top notch. This restaurant could be designated as lakeside but it is more situated in a parking lot. Although we could see the lake, it was not really that close. There was a big tree in the way - kind of good in one aspect because it shaded the sun. The... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I was staying in town and saw that Blue Water Grill had fish tacos, so I was excited. When looking at their menu online, I saw that Tuesday was their sushi special with rolls being only $6. I'm not a huge fan of sushi, but I do like a good California Roll. I placed a pick-up order for the fish... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Five people in our party and we enjoyed the lobster crab roll, clam chowder, and crab BLT. All very good. Unsweetened iced tea was refreshing.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Went there for lunch and dinner everything we ordered was exquisite with the exception of one entry. Our waitress during lunch was courteous, pleasant and accommodating. The evening waitress was an unhappy, unpleasant person. Would not return based on her service, but would give it another chance under another server.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I've eaten here at least 10 times, mostly because there are not that many options in town. I find it generally good, but overrated. Seems better for lunch than dinner. Always great service.

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Vestal, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Attentive service, Excellent food, fair prices!! We eat here every time we visit Skaneatles. Never disappointed.

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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?